Cairns Accommodation | Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort


Enjoy a range of cocktails, wine & beers


The moment that will take your breath away...

Complimentary WI-FI

Convenient high-speed WI-FI internet

Fire & Ice

Try this innovative dining concept mixing a la carte dining with traditional buffet

Bring the Kids

Try our family rooms built with families in mind

Guest Room

Relax in the style and comfort of our accommodation rooms, complete with private balconies offering beautiful views

Pasta Friday

Join us every Friday between 12.00pm - 2.00pm for delicious fresh cooked pasta!


Enjoy the three superb resort swimming pools

24 Hour Room Service

Select from the convenient 24-Hour room service menu

Hire a Bike

Hire a bike to ride along the Cairns Esplanade or around town

Meetings and Conferences

Boasting six conference spaces, catering for up to 300 theatre style or 160 classroom style

Sweet Dreams

Relax onto the very comfortable Rydges Dream Bed®, available in Ocean View Rooms.


FREE access to full gym facilites, classes, tennis courts, sauna and spa

Tour Desk

With an onsite tour desk you can plan and book all your activities


From small private gatherings to large celebrations, we have options to suit you


Unforgettable memories are created in the beautifully landscaped surrounds of our Cairns accommodation

At Rydges Esplanade Resort you will discover three superb resort swimming pools, one children's pool, two tennis courts, a complete complimentary health & fitness centre, spa, sauna, fitness classes, masseuse services — all this set within the lush tropical surround. Located conveniently on the Esplanade, our Cairns accommodation is in walking distance to a vast array of Cairns’ finest shopping and dining facilities.

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Coral Sea, tropical mountains or Cairns City from your private balcony in one of our guest rooms.

The onsite restaurant, CHB Restaurant & Bar, serves a sumptuous full buffet breakfast, all-day dining and snacks with its new mouth-watering tapas menu. You will also love the locally famous Fire & Ice Dinner, an innovative concept mixing the style of a la carte dining with a traditional buffet.

Select from a choice of freshly prepared meats, poultry, fish and seafood that are then cooked on the flame grill, right in front of you and exactly the way you like it! The variety and choices on the buffet at our Cairns accommodation is extensive, and the dessert and cheese selections are deliciously tempting!

The hotel also features an onsite convenience store to stock up your supplies from the range of food, personal and household items and an onsite hair salon located on the ground floor.

Located on level one of our Cairns accommodation are purpose-built conference, meeting and function rooms, and we offer catering for a range of events from large conferences and day meetings to cocktail parties and weddings. Catering serves groups of 10-300 in formal settings and executive boardrooms as well as informal conferences, workshops and meetings.

New Fire & Ice Terrace Open

After a 6 month refurbishment project the new indoor-outdoor Fire & Ice Terrace is open at Rydges Esplanade Resort. The new terrace areas features an alfresco terrace with timber trellises, waterfall and kids wet-area providing an idyllic outdoor area for dining, functions, weddings and playtime fun. Further guest room refurbishment is in the planning stage, commencing in October 2014 at Rydges Esplanade Resort as we work to deliver enhanced features and services for our guests.

Weatherproof Your Wedding

Let us take the worry about weather out of your wedding plans with our spectacular Wet Season Wedding Special

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Local Weather

SunnyThursday350 | 210
Partly CloudyFriday350 | 210
Partly CloudySaturday350 | 190
SunnySunday340 | 200
SunnyMonday360 | 200

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What's On?

02 APR - Pilates

06 APR - Beach Volleyball

07 APR - Bouldering

08 APR - Tai Chi

25 APR - ANZAC Day

14 JUN - Cairns Ironman

15 JUL - Cairns Show 2014

06 SEP - Carnival on Collins
06 SEP - Fathers Day