Rydges Esplanade Resort Hotel

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Corner The Esplanade & Kerwin Street Cairns Cairns 4870
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About Rydges Esplanade Resort Hotel

Corner The Esplanade & Kerwin Street, Cairns
Cairns, 4870

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers a romantic, tropical setting for your special day featuring a variety of different reception venues and accommodation styles starting from the stunning open foyer as soon as you walk into the resort.

From the elegance of the Crystal Twig room with its abundance of natural light to a poolside tropical wedding in the newly renovated courtyard to the grandeur of the Joseph Bank Ballroom, we have a choice of unique venues to choose from. Our venues can be transformed with individual theming to suit your individual taste, guest list and budget. A range of delicious menus are available, or we can tailor an individual menu to meet your needs.  

Our wedding co-ordinator and banquet staff provide experience and dedication to ensure your day is a huge success. We will provide you with ongoing support and assistance from initial enquiry through to your wedding day.

Special accommodation rates are also available for family and friends attending your wedding and wedding night accommodation for the Bride and Groom is included in many of the package options.


• Four function rooms and two unique outdoor settings • Cater for up to 220 guests • Dedicated wedding co-ordinator • In-house AV equipment available • Flexible beverage and catering packages • Esplanade location

Facilities at Rydges Esplanade Resort Hotel

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony License
Large Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Other Features :
Car Parking

Rydges Esplanade Resort Hotel Reviews (4)

Venue Service

By Bridie & Sean July 2014, on 17 Jul 2014

Just wanted to say a quick thankyou to you and your staff for the amazing time that we had on Friday. The room was outstanding and the staff where excellent. The food fantastic and everyone had only good things to say about the night. So thankyou again. We really had such a lovely day and thanks again to everyone and especially to you [Fiona] for all the work and effort that you put in.

Venue Service

By Shauna & Luke June 2014, on 17 Jul 2014

We had the BEST day at Rydges! Our guests had an amazing stay & the ceremony & reception was beautiful! Our guests loved the food & Tony looked after us so well! Tony was actually so amazing!!! The whole event was beautiful & you guys took care of the planning for us making our day just absolutely amazing!!!!

Venue Service

By Tom and Louise, on 02 Jun 2014

Thank you and all your staff for such a wonderful wedding, The ceremony and reception both looked amazing and the night went so smoothly, we wouldn't hesitate in recommending you to our friends in the future. Thank-you again,

Venue Service

By Corey and Tracey Reitano, on 06 Nov 2013

Dear Allyson and Rydges Staff, A huge thank you for all your time and effort in making our wedding so wonderful.A special thank you to you, Allison, for your time in meeting with us and our mums several times and all you did for us.We really appreciate it. Kind regards,

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