Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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209 - 217 Abbott Street
Cairns, QLD 4870


Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is the perfect venue for your conference, incentive, meeting or event.

Level 1 is the dedicated function and events space at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, providing versatile options for all types of corporate, social and banquet events.

The experienced events team specialise in providing a unique experience for your delegates, offering a range of conference packages that can be tailored and suited to your needs and budget.

From an intimate private gathering of 10 to a large group of up to 300 delegates, you will find a perfect conference venue and package at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns.


Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 242
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 400

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is centrally located on the famous Cairns foreshore overlooking the Coral Sea.

The hotel is a short walk to the heart of the city and is a gateway to all that Cairns and its surrounds have to offer from the World Heritage Rainforest to the Great Barrier Reef.





Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns boasts 242 single or twin guest hotel rooms, most with breath taking views of Cairns and surrounds, and all with private balconies.  All accommodation rooms are equipped with en-suite bathroom facilities, ironing board & iron, tea & coffee making facilities, desk, bed side tables, mini bar facilities, radio alarm clocks, new flat screen televisions with in-house movie channels, direct dial telephones and complimentary wireless internet.

Minimum Capacity 2Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$55.00
Maximum Capacity 560Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$79.00
Maximum Standing 560Conference - Day package$42.00
Maximum Table Seating 220ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 300Per Room$119.00

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

Level 1 is the dedicated funtion and events space at Rydges Eplanade Resort Cairns.

A large open, ballroom with a capacity for up to 300 delegates is the pinnacle of the hotel complex. With a spacious foyer, adjacent to the entrance of the ballroom, this area can be used for tradeshow space, registration and/or networking space for breaks.

Crystal Twig, Golden Palm and the Executive Boardroom all offer natural light and first class facilities. A tropical terrace overlooking the resort lagoon pool and gardens offers a superior break out space

An addition 2 unique function areas are available -  perfect for social events. Both Coral Hedge Courtyard and Poolside are located on the ground floor.

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Joseph Banks Ballroom  350    220    300    160  50  70  238  2.3
Crystal Twig Room  150    80    80    40  30  20  121  2.4
Golden Palm Room  60    50    60    30  24  20  58  2.3
Executive Boardroom  50    30    25    18  15  18  33  2.4
Rah Rah  150    80                
Poolside  250    180                
Coral Hedge Court  80    60    80    40  30  20    
Whole Venue  560                    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  yes
Underage Events:  yes
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  no
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  Midnight

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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