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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 outdoor pools and free area shuttle

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Cairns North awaits you at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. You'll be 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and 3.9 km (2.4 mi) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Highlights at this hotel include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant, and free self parking.

You can enjoy balconies, flat-screen TVs, and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 240 rooms. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Additionally, in-room massages, ceiling fans, and safes are available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns features 3 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a swim-up bar, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 2562 square feet (238 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. A complimentary area shuttle within 5.00 km is available for guests. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 240 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2562 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 238 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Garden 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Minibar 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Coral Hedge Brasserie - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Outdoor tennis courts and a health club are featured at the hotel. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply


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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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