Rydges Esplanade Resort Hotel in Cairns

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209-217 Abbott St Cairns City Tropical North Queensland 4870


AAA Tourism


Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (mountain)
  • View (ocean or water)
  • View (urban)


  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities

AV capabilities

  • AV equipment

Recreational activities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis courts

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Staging area

Distance from airport

  • 3.73 mi. from venue


  • Paid parkingA$15.00 / day
  • Street parking
  • Bus parking

Rydges Esplanade Resort Hotel in Cairns Meeting Space

Total meeting space7,535 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms6
Largest room2,562 sq. ft.
Second largest room2,153 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms242
Single (1 bed)85
Double (2 beds)145


From its waterfront setting overlooking Cairns Esplanade and the Coral Sea, Rydges Esplanade Resort offers guests the perfect base to relax and a convenient stepping off point from which to explore the city’s vibrant CBD and surrounding natural attractions. Just a short drive from the airport and a carefree stroll into town and departure points for the Reef and Rainforest, Rydges Esplanade really is idyllic when it comes to getting around. For meetings and events, the resort’s level one features purpose built conference, meeting and function rooms catering for small to large-scale gatherings from 10 to 300 be it executive boardroom style meetings and workshops, formal galas, cocktail parties or themed weddings. Complimentary wifi and state of the art audio-visual equipment in all conference rooms ensures a stress free experience for facilitators. Comfort and a good night’s sleep are assured at Rydges Esplanade Resort. Comprising 242 rooms, refurbished in 2017, including 12 rooms that have been especially designed for families, every room features its own private balcony with views of the Coral Sea or mountains, its very own Rydges’ Dream Bed, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, Wi-Fi, in room safe, mini bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. PERKS • Complimentary Wifi throughout hotel, for accommodation rooms and conference & events • Exclusive accommodation rates for delegates • Happy hour drink prices in CHB Bar from 3pm daily • Events and Sales Team with years of industry knowledge & experience • Onsite car parking available over 2 levels – fee’s apply • Flexibility in packages and menus THE LOCATION • 7 Minute drive from Cairns International Airport • 5 Minute drive from Cairns City Centre • Close to public transport • Walking distance to Cairns Foreshore, Promenade and shopping precincts • Close to Cairns Convention Centre (5 minute driving distance) THE FACILITIES • Function spaces located on level 1 - for your privacy and focus • 9 versatile indoor and outdoor function spaces, to cater from 10 delegates to 300 cocktail guests • Function spaces with natural light • Option for exclusive use of level 1 event space • CHB Restaurant & Bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily • 242 Accommodation rooms – all with Rydges Dream Beds & private balconies • 3 Resort swimming pools • 2 Tennis courts


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