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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns


Why you'll love Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

  • Flexible spaces with various options for setup with free Wi-Fi.
  • Event catering and additional audio and visual equipment and presentation aids available.
  • Enjoy the superb resort facilities including three swimming pools, spa & sauna, and fitness centre & tennis courts.

Located only 7 minutes from Cairns International Airport and 5 easy minutes from the city centre, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is perfectly designed and quietly situated to concentrate on your event. With breathtaking views of the famous Cairns Esplanade, unsurpassed service and years of industry knowledge, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns has everything you need for your event.

Our custom-built event floor, Level One, is dedicated to conferences and events only and offers privacy for your meeting activities, where our skilled events team will provide your delegates with service of the highest quality. Versatile rooms and spaces will offer options to suit individual requirements, and we would love to let our creative kitchen team exceed both your and your delegates expectations with award-winning menu options that will delight.

Our 242 large accommodation rooms, all with private balconies were refurbished at the end of 2017 and have a lovely fresh, clean feel and all offer our Rydges Dream Beds, for the best nights sleep. For delegates who decide to stay, Rydges Esplanade Resort offers an array of facilities onsite including three swimming pools, a heated spa, a sauna, 2 tennis courts, a fully equipped gym and award-winning restaurant.

 

PERKS

- Complimentary Wifi throughout the hotel, for accommodation rooms and conference & events

- Exclusive accommodation rates for delegates Happy hour drink prices in CHB Bar from 5 pm 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

 

THE LOCATION

- 7 minute drive from Cairns International Airport

- 5 minute drive from Cairns City Centre Close to public transport

- Walking distance to Cairns Foreshore, Promenade and shopping precincts

- Close to Cairns Convention Centre (driving distance)

 

THE FACILITIES

- Function spaces located on level 1 - for your privacy and focus

- Range of versatile indoor and outdoor function spaces, to cater from 10 delegates to 300 cocktail guests

- Function spaces with natural light.

- Option for the exclusive use of level 1 event space

- CHB Restaurant & Bar is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily

- Locally famous Fire & Ice Seafood Dinner Buffet – available Thursday, Friday & Saturday

- 242 Accommodation rooms – refurbished in 2017 – all with Rydges Dream Beds & private balconies

- 3 Resort swimming pools

- Fully equipped gym with sauna and outdoor spa

- 2 Tennis courts

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Function Rooms

Poolside

Poolside

Wow your guests with an event on the pool deck, surrounded by tropical gardens and the lagoon-style pool. With natural breezes and the stars as your ceiling, this area is perfect for cocktail parties and smaller dinners. The Perks: Natur...

80
200
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Rah Rah's Bar & Terrace

Rah Rah's Bar & Terrace

Perfect for cocktail and pre-function events, this room offers a large indoor purpose-built bar area, opening onto an outdoor terrace that features sea breezes and a tropical backdrop. This versatile space can be used for small intimate din...

80
150
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Executive Boardroom

Executive Boardroom

A fantastic room for small meetings or interviews, comfortably seating up to 18 in a boardroom style or 15 in a U-shape. With plenty of windows, the room offers an abundance of natural light or the option of closing the curtains to blackout...

35
60
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Golden Palm Room

Golden Palm Room

This is our most popular conference room due to its practical shape and private entry foyer area. Golden Palm Room is utilised best in a U-Shape seating style, seating up to 24 delegates or in a theatre seating style for guest speakers or p...

60
60
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Crystal Twig Room

Crystal Twig Room

Crystal Twig is an elegant event space or reception venue for an intimate dining experience. Ideal for small to medium events. Marble tiled floors, windows running the length of this reception venue and warm lighting add elegance and char...

90
150
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Joseph Banks Ballroom

Joseph Banks Ballroom

This 238m2 space is an expansive, versatile conference or dining area that can seat up to 180 guests banquet style or 300 delegates in theatre style. Located on level one of the hotel, this room is easy to access via our stairs or one of ou...

300
350
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Coral Hedge Bar

Coral Hedge Bar

Located on the ground floor, the Coral Hedge Bar is perfect for cocktail events or pre & post-event networking.   Your guests can relax in the comfortable setting overlooking the hotels tropical gardens and lagoon pool. The Coral H...

250
50
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Fire & Ice Terrace

Fire & Ice Terrace

This tropical outdoor venue is ideal for gala events with a difference, casual cocktail affairs or tropical themed parties. Surrounded by tropical gardens and boasting a tranquil water feature that comes alive at night, lighting up the spa...

160
200
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Frequently Asked Questions

Amenities & Extras

Food & Beverage

Bar Tab
Coffee / Tea
Filtered Water
Inhouse Catering

AV Equipment

Microphone
Projector
Speakers
Stage
Teleconference
TV
Video Conferencing

Basic Amenities

Accessible
Accommodation
Air Con
Dance Floor
External Music
Flip Chart
Lighting
Natural light
Outdoor Space
Parking
Pens & Paper
Receptionist
Restroom
Room Hire Only
Whiteboard
WiFi