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About this property


A five-minute walk from the heart of Cairns, Rydges Plaza Hotel Cairns allows guests to quickly and easily get around the city. This business hotel is very close to many landmarks and attractions such as Cairns Convention Center, Reef Casino, Birch Carroll, Coyle Cinemas, Cairns Central Shopping Complex, and Great Barrier Reef pier terminals. With its convenient location, the hotel is also near the Foreshore Promenade where guests can explore an excellent selection of fantastic venues. Rydges Plaza Hotel Cairns features modern decoration and great amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Guests can enjoy dining in the on-site Lilo Restaurant and Bar which serves perfect and distinctive Australian cuisine. Rydges Plaza Hotel Cairns is an ideal choice for guests who want to travel conveniently.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service
  • Valet parking

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundromat
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-12 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 15 AUD
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 19 AUD
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1. Km
Distance to Airport: 10. Km
Internet Usage Fee: 18 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 10
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 101
Parking Fee (per day): 10 AUD
Reception Open Until: 12:00 AM
Room Voltage: 100
Time to Airport (Minutes): 15
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

based on 162 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.0
  • Facilities 6.2
  • Location 8.8
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.6
  • Service 7.7
  • Value for money 7.3
  • Food/Dining 6.8
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Emma from Australia
Standard Room
Stayed 2 nights in October 2014
Good location
Good location & staff were friendly
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Teri from United States
Solo travelers
Standard Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
Fixtures a bit worn. Ants in bathroom. Great location.
Reviewed July 27, 2016

sharon from Thailand
Business travelers
Standard Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
Good budget accom
Good apart from couldn't adjust aircon and 3am evacuation
Reviewed July 23, 2016

carleen from Australia
Deluxe Twin
Stayed 1 night in May 2016
Aged and Average
The apartment looks aged and old. Badly in need of a renovation or modern fresh look. The eftpos would not accept my australian bankwest mastercard bank card for a deposit even though it was in date, had valid funds and I utilised it to pay for the room online. (As well as utilised this card throughout Europe and the U.K. for 3 months without event). The restaurant and bar had 2 functions booked so the facilities were unwelcoming to extra guests who were actually staying in the hotel. Will not be back. $160 a night was an average cost for an average stay.
Reviewed June 02, 2016

loi from Papua New Guinea
Business travelers
Standard Room
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
will return
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Matthew from Australia
Business travelers
Standard Room
Stayed 1 night in March 2016
Place was untidy Ants crawling through bed and bathroom A/c wasn't working properly Fixtures in bathroom outdated
Reviewed April 01, 2016

Jennifer from Singapore
Solo travelers
Standard Room
Stayed 2 nights in October 2015
Great location
The hotel is near the place where we would take the ferry to great barrier reef, it is also near the shops and eating places
We are happy with the choice of the hotel. It is professionally run with clean rooms, bedsheets and towels. It is a comfortable distance to the food and shopping outlets by the sea.
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Ben from Australia
Deluxe King
Stayed 1 night in December 2015
Overpriced and poorly maintained
Location, lilo bar and espresso martinis
Staff were reasonably polite although a little slow. Location was good, not on the esplanade but near town centre. Pool bar and Lilo bar were nice. The room though..... I have stayed in nicer rooms in Eastern Europe and the back alleys of Thailand!! Paint peeling off the roof, stains on the walls, bathroom mouldy, ironing board stained, the list goes on... Not impressed at all....
Reviewed January 02, 2016

Robyn from Australia
Business travelers
Deluxe King
Stayed 1 night in December 2015
Clean and tidy shame about the musty smell
Customer service, cleanliness of room, close to business centre
The hotel condition is average for 4 star, the service is great only the bed was a bit hard. Interesting that this chain does not supply toiletries such as shower cap (for a woman travelling that is a pain!). The mustiness smell was a bit off putting. The aircon fan rattled loudly if you changed the setting above low. The hotel location was great for business. Being on the 9th floor meant it was quiet. Having free wifi was a plus.
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Mary from Philippines
Standard Room
Stayed 3 nights in November 2015
nice to stay good location
location, room and price of the room
Reviewed November 20, 2015


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