Hotel in Cairns | Meetings | Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns


Choose to host your next event in our Cairns meeting facility and experience professionalservice in unbeatable surroundings

Our Cairns meeting facilities include conference and function rooms on the ground floor which  can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 250. The rooms are well-appointed with state-of-the-art equipment ideal for successful Cairns meetings and conferences.

Our Cairns meeting facilities can be set up to serve as executive boardrooms, informal conferences, corporate banquets, workshops, meetings, social events, formal receptions and elegant weddings. Our indoor venues boast natural light and fantastic window views, while our outside venues put guests in gorgeous settings amid tropical gardens. All settings make for truly memorable affairs. 


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Spaces and Rooms

Book our Cairns hotel meeting rooms today and relax knowing that we have you taken care of

With eight Cairns conference and event rooms and two unique, scenic outdoor settings, Rydges Tradewinds can cater and host events of up to 200 guests. Our Cairns meeting and event venues boast all the necessary equipment for a successful business meeting, grand banquet dinner or elegant wedding.

Cairns event rooms are filled with natural light and include stunning views overlooking Trinity Bay, our resort-style pool or lush tropical gardens. Take a look at the Cairns venue options we have to offer and choose the perfect fit for your next business event or social soiree. 

Equipment & Support

State-of-the-art Cairns facilities and equipment paired with professional staff ensure successful business meetings

The Rydges Tradewinds events team is on hand to make our Cairns conferences, meetings and events run smoothly with state-of-the-art conference facilities and equipment. Complimentary WI-FI Internet access is available in all conference rooms. Multiple participants can access a company’s VPN or the Internet via an in-room connection.

Business services are available 24 hours a day for Cairns event participants’ convenience. Guests of your event can fax, photocopy and use our iPad internet bar at any time. Wi-Fi ports are available in all hotel rooms. Let our experienced event staff take the stress out of hosting your next Cairns event meeting. They can efficiently set up our state-of-the-art audio or visual equipment so the technology you use during meetings works seamlessly. 

Have a look at the technological equipment and additional conveniences you can look forward to utilizing in our Cairns event venue space:

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Meetings Facilities

  • Flexible setting and choice of venues
  • Indoor and outdoor area with capacity for up to 500 guests
  • All function rooms are fully air-conditioned
  • Data Projector/overhead/video/DVD/TV
  • Lectern and microphone


  • Whiteboards, flip charts and markers
  • ISDN lines in all function rooms
  • Professional theming, planning and booking service
  • In-house and out catering by fully accredited gold licensed HACCP catering division
  • Off street complimentary parking


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Mind Matters Workshop - October 2013

"Thank-you so much for yet again great service for our Mind Matters Workshop. 

All went very well and compliments all around about the venue, food and wihtout doubt the service...

Once again Allison, many thanks."

- Di Lamer

Room/Space Area Ceiling
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Banquet With Dancefloor Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Arlington Room 25m x 5m 3m 125m² 100 60 200 70 60 200 60
Clifton Room 8m x 8m 3.9m 65m² 50 30 60 35 24 60 25
Clifton & Ellis Room 16m x 8m 3.9m 130m² 120 100 120 70 48 120 50
Ellis Room 8m x 8m 3.9m 65m² 50 30 60 35 24 60 25
Holloways Room 8m x 8m 3.9m 65m² 50 30 60 35 24 60 25
Latitude Room 16m x 8m 4.2m 130m² 120 100 150 80 60 150 50
Machans Room 8m x 8m 3m 65m² 50 30 50 35 24 60 25
Poolside Gardens - -m -m² - - 500 - - - -
Poolside Pavilion - 2.9m 200m² 160 140 250 130 48 250 50
Trinity Room 25m x 8m 3.9m 272m² 200 180 250 120 80 250 60