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Billabong Bed & Breakfast

30 Caribbean St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
Billabong Bed & Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This place is great, stayed here for 7 nights with my young family, house and rooms where very well kept air-con in all rooms (very good sleep) and the view was great sitting out the back having a beer and catching a few tarpon. No barra but that's because we stayed up late and and got up late. I can... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A unique location, lovely home. Well equipped. We were a large group of 8 and the home accommodated our needs well. The location is brilliant, beautiful views everywhere you look and so close to everything. Wish I could have stayed longer.

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Llantrisant, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

What a lovely B&B this is. It really is a one-off. The room is very comfortable, with a balcony that overlooks a billabong, which is full of birdlife, including laughing Kookaburrahs. It's conveniently located for anything you want to see in north Queensland. Jenenne is a terrific hostess and provided easily the best breakfast we had on our 4-week trip... More 

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43 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Possible the best place we've ever stayed in. Location, wildlife, host, breakfasts - you name it, it's got it - perfectly. WiFi - yes, it was a bit hit and miss but what the hell, there was life before the Internet. And the laugh of the Kookaburra will soon take your mind away from erratic Google. To wake up to... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

I wish we could rate this place higher than excellent. It's absolutely fantastic. Our planned 2 nights turned into 4 as we loved everything about it. It's dog friendly, (we travel with our 2 dogs) perfectly located near cairns, a short walk to the beach, pub next door with good meals, fabulous breakfast on the deck overlooking the billabong, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was an idyllic place to stay on our trip to Cairns! We avoided a lot of the tourist hustle and bustle, and had a nice quiet place to retreat to. There is a fun little beach within walking distance that has a nice cafe and market. Other than that, though, you feel like you're in the middle of the... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We enjoyed our stay in Billabong very much. Janenne was great. Great breakfast, great location, wonderful billabong with a nice deck. We enjoyed the nice views from our deck. The dog is the best educated dog ever seen :-)

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Oak Park, IL
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50 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

I can understand the many positive reviews: it's got a scenic location, rooms are comfortable and the hostess very affable. But unless you have a car, you'll need to take a 20 minute bus ride to Cairns at $6 round trip. And while you're there, make sure you make all your bookings and complete other needed communication because the wifi... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

We stayed here around the Easter time and can highly recommend this b&b for its beautiful gardens, helpful hosts and nice lodging. It´s certainly not close to the center of Cairns, but even if you don´t have a car there are buses to Cairns. The neighborhood had its own beach (quite tiny), but you couldn´t really swim in the water... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I found a piece of heaven when I stayed here. The view every morning was something to write home about! The Black-beaked Ibis, ducks, a Stork, cockatoos,Willy Tail Waggers and the Kookaburras made a lovely tropical song; one I'd never heard before. I miss it so. It was great to wake up to the Kookaburras laughing.They made me laugh along... More 

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