Venues & Events

Rydges Plaza Cairns has your next Cairns Event covered!

The most centrally located hotel in Cairns, Rydges Plaza Cairns provides conference facilities in the heart of Australia’s tropical north.  Perfect for Cairns events, meetings, seminars, training, weddings, receptions and social soirees. Within easy walking distance to the Cairns Convention Centre, Rydges Plaza Cairns is ideally located close to local attractions such as the Cairns Foreshore & Promenade, Cairns Lagoon, and Skyrail Cableway.

Our Cairns function spaces feature a dedicated conference area on level three.  Two purpose built and versatile function rooms, than can be joined to accommodate up to 300 attendees offer your Cairns event endless possibilities.  All spaces offer natural light, and open onto outdoor terrace areas, perfect for your Cairns event breaks or networking.  Integrated audio visual and FREE WI-FI.

For smaller board meetings or interviews, why not hire the Boardroom conveniently located on the ground floor.

Want something a little more tropical & outdoors for your soiree?

Host your next Cairns event in the iconic Lilo Restaurant & Bar or on the Level 4 rooftop pool deck.  VISIT LILO WEBSITE

Our experienced Events Team are flexible and happy to customise a package to suit your Cairns event needs and budget. We have an intimate knowledge of the local area and are experts in making your event a memorable and successful occasion.

Rydges Plaza Cairns offers overnight accommodation in spacious light filled rooms, all with balconies, FREE WI-FI and Rydges Dream Beds for the best night’s sleep. Your guests will enjoy access to our gymnasium and outdoor pool with private bungalows, served by our Lilo Bar & Restaurant.  Rydges Plaza Cairns is your base for the best of Tropical North Queensland, make time to include the world famous Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, or the Gulf Savannah.


Why book your event with us;

  • FREE Wifi throughout hotel, for accommodation rooms and conference & events
  • Exclusive accommodation rates for delegates
  • Happy hour drink prices in Lilo Bar daily from 5pm until 7pm
  • Events and Sales Team with a combined 30 years of industry knowledge & experience
  • Function spaces located on level 3 – for your privacy and focus
  • Range of versatile indoor and outdoor function spaces, to cater from 10 delegates to 450 cocktail guests
  • Function spaces with natural light
  • Option for exclusive use of level 3 event space
  • Iconic Lilo Restaurant & Bar
  • 101 Accommodation rooms – all with Rydges Dream Beds & step out balconies
  • Level 4 rooftop pool & sauna Limited onsite parking

To book your Cairns event email our friendly team at [email protected]


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