Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
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.
- 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
- 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)
- 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
Tropical Garden Pool Deck Event Space
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...
Coral Hedge Courtyard
Coral Hedge Courtyard is an extremely versatile space and is easily accessible on the Ground Floor. Located behind the restaurant, it is a semi-private area great for less formal gatherings. This space is fully air-conditioned, and also off...
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...
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...
Fire & Ice Terrace
The Fire & Ice Terrace is perfect for sunset cocktails and evening events. With enough space for gala dinners of up to 160 or cocktails and welcome drinks for 200. Surrounded by tropical gardens, plenty of lighting, and a tranquil outdo...