Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Located on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking the boardwalk and Coral Sea, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is only 6km for the Cairns International and Domestic Airport. Cairns's idyllic climate, world heritage listed natural attractions and relaxed atmosphere combined with Rydges Esplanade Resorts' superior conferencing facilities make them the ideal location for meetings, conferences, incentive travel, special events and tradeshows.

Offering 242 hotel rooms, Rydges Esplanade Resort is ideal for conference and event accommodation. All hotel rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi, private balcony with city, mountain or ocean views, air conditioning and ceiling fan, Rydges Dream Bed (for the best nights' sleep), mini bar fridge with tea and coffee making facilities, in room safe and a direct dial telephone as standard.

With a dedicated conference and events team, they can cater to groups of 10 - 300 guests with professionalism and Cairns charm. With 4 function rooms on the dedicated level one conference floor and 3 unique outdoor settings, flexible meeting space with natural light and tropical terrace breakout areas is assured.


  • Complimentary Wifi throughout hotel, for accommodation rooms and conference and events 
  • Exclusive accommodation rates for delegates 
  • Happy hour drink prices in CHB Bar from 3pm daily
  • Events and Sales Team with a combined 40 years of industry knowledge & experience 
  • Onsite car parking available over 2 levels - fee's apply 
  • Flexibility in packages and menus 
  • 7 Minute drive from Cairns International Airport 
  • 5 Minute drive from Cairns City Centre & Cairns Convention Centre 
  • Walking distance to Cairns Foreshore, Promenade and shopping precincts 

The Facilities

  • Function spaces located on level 1 - for your privacy and focus 
  • 9 versatile indoor and outdoor function spaces, to cater from 10 delegates to 300 cocktail guests 
  • Function spaces with natural light 
  • Option for exclusive use of level 1 event space 
  • CHB Restaurant & Bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily Locally famous 
  • 242 Accommodation rooms - all with Rydges Dream Beds & private balconies 
  • 3 Resort swimming pools 
  • 2 Tennis courts

Venue Details at a Glance

Address : 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD 4870
STAR rating : 4
Accommodation rooms : 242
Number of conference/function rooms : 5
Largest conference room capacity - theatre style : 300
Largest function room capacity - banquet style : 180

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Contact us on 1300 764 906 by Email or complete an Enquiry Form