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Lilybank Bed & Breakfast

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75 Kamerunga Rd, Stratford, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Lilybank Bed & Breakfast
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Langelsheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stood at Lilybank for a couple of days while visiting Cairns and surroundings. The owners are Super hosts, very friendly and helpful. The pizza place just down the road belongs to them as well - awesome gourmet pizza :-) The rooms were clean and very set up. Definitely recommended!

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Roma, Australia
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32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I stayed in mid September and the new owners had only just reopened after a significant refresh and refurbish. Further plans are afoot but the bulk of it is done with fresh paint, carpets and furniture throughout. My room was upstairs to the back of the house, a fresh light filled space with split system aircon. While certainly a traditional... More

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Cairns is a fairly large city without much glitter, pleasant enough, but not a destination in itself. Luckily, we found Lilybank through Frommer's and on the advice of our daughter who had stayed there. It is such a peaceful and lovely retreat away from the bustle of the city. It's ambiance is natural: this is an historical Queenslander home in... More

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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45 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

My husband spent 3 nights at the Lilybank. We happened to be in Cairns during an extraordinary heat wave. Our room was on the second floor. We walked through a lovely commons area that was stiflingly hot and into our nice cool bedroom (although the bathroom was not airconditioned). There was an inviting veranda right outside our room, but it... More

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011 via mobile

2nd time with Pat and Michael here and just want to throw in my 2-cents! The enjoyment I get from staying at Lilybank B&B extends beyond the friendly , welcoming nature of these rare ( in north Queensland ) innkeepers, but to the history and proximity to my favorite Cairns park.

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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

It's a 'grand old lady', she's been done up to the 21st Century and she retains all her charm and grace, just like Pat and Mike and the fabulous 'help' that were so welcoming to us! If you want pristine and modern and CBD, this is not for you -chooks crowing in the morning, a bright green frog looking like... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2011

We stayed at Lilybank for 8 nights. Pat and Mike were wonderful hosts and we couldn't have asked for a better home away from home. Pat always made us feel welcome, allowing us to do our laundry and cooked us wonderful made to order brekkies everyday! The use of the common kitchenette was an added bonus along with our fellow... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

I have now stayed at Lilybank 3 times and thoroughly recommend it to those travelers who are "over" the all too familiar look, smell and feel of multi-national commercial accommodation. Lilybank is a beautiful, traditional "Queenslander" - a double story Victorian timber building in large gardens with rainforest pools - one of which you can swim in - and gorgeous... More

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Oxnard, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

We stayed in the cottage which was a large, very basic room. Window in bath was broken and did not close so bugs came in. We had to keep the bath door closed all the time so the bath was not covered by the AC and so it was hot. Fodors and other reviews said it was "pristine" but we... More

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Cobourg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

We very much enjoyed the home cooked breakfasts in the unique atmosphere of their breakfast nook with indoor lily pond! Pat and Mike were hospitable and shared good sightseeing advice when asked. They gave us lots of privacy when we didnt seek them out. We enjoyed the pool and the open space of our rooms on the upper floor which... More

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Address: 75 Kamerunga Rd, Stratford, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Stratford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Lilybank Bed & Breakfast Cairns Region, Australia - Stratford

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Lilybank is a 2 storey fine example of traditional 'Queenslander' architecture being 8kms from city centre, 6kms from airport and 1.5kms to Freshwater Railway Station for Kuranda train.We offer a happy blend of hospitality and privacy to our guests.All bedrooms are air conditioned with ceiling fans and bar fridges. There are 2 guest lounges with T.V., 2 kitchenettes, a BBQ area, salt water pool and off street parking.Breakfast cooked daily 6-10am. Stratford shopping village is easy walking distance,700m, with 2 Cafes, Hotel, Post Office, General Store, Pizza & Pasta shop (BYO Alfresco Dining, take away, delivered), Laundromat, Chemist, Doctor, Newsagent, Hairdresser, Butcher and Thai Restaurant.We can help book tours. We have a brochure stand for you to choose what you would like to see and do.We are pet friendly. Our 2 pugs (Puggles & Doggle)live in our cottage at rear of property.Unfortunately we do not cater for children under 16 years. ... more   less 
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