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Kookas Bed & Breakfast

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   40 Hutchinson Street, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Kookas Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 4 Edge Hill B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Niteroi, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in Kookas BnB for 3 days and loved it very much. The room was very spacious and clean, including everything we needed. The breakfast which Marlies prepared every day with the tropical fruits, was outstanding We highly recommend this BnB as well as Cairns which is a fantastic city with lot's of things to do... We had... More

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear customer "Flexair" Thank you so much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your lovely lady and we are glad you enjoyed Cairns and its surroundings. We look forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a flight from Syndey and after a 15-20 minute taxi journey we arrived at Kookas which is set on the hillside (Edgehill area) over looking Cairns. 1st impressions were very positive (especially as I had missed the fact that there was a swimming pool when I booked!!!), the house is set in quiet location with fantastic views... More

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Gary and Ness. Thank you very much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a lovely time at Kookas B&B and enjoyed visiting all the beautiful places around Cairns. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards. Marlies & Bruno More

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent two nights at Kookas in early March 2014. The apartment was spotless, roomy and well furnished. Marlies and Bruno were welcoming and friendly and extremely helpful hosts. Enjoyed the facility of the swimming pool. The breakfast was the best we had had in Australia(at the end of a 6 week trip). Edgehill is on the... More

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Tony S, Thank you so much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. I was very pleased to read that you and your lovely wife had an enjoyable stay at Kookas B&B and loved Edge Hill, its Restaurants and the Botanical Garden. We look forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies &... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My wife and I spent four days of our month in Australia at Kookas, and it was perfect. The room and service was everything we could expect, with a pool for a pre-breakfast swim. We snorkelled on the Great Barrier Reef and did the magnificent railway trip to Kuranda and the Skyrail down to Caravonica, all organised by our wonderful... More

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Paul K, Thank you for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. I was very pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Kookas B&B and loved Cairns and its surroundings. We look forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Ismaning, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

While my wife and I stayed at beautiful Kookas, the charming, very polite Swiss host Marlies helped us in a perfect way to find out, recommend and book the activities, that we were interested in: Great barrier reef diving tour, great barrier reef flight, antique train to Kuranda. As we had a rental car, the remote, quiet place outside of... More

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Sascha. Thank you very much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a lovely time at Kookas B&B and enjoyed visiting all the beautiful places around Cairns. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards. Marlies & crew More

Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Kookas is not actually in Cairns, but in Edge Hill, a satelite town very close to Cairns. Since it is not frequented by many tourists, it does not have as many restaurants and other facilities as Cairns. Kookas is on the edge of the town, if you want to grab something to eat you have to walk for about 15... More

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear ZsoltB. Thank you for your recent feedback on TripAdvisor. Edge Hill is a quiet suburb of Cairns and our B&B is within walking distance to the Botanical Garden as well as to some very nice restaurants and coffee shops. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno. More

New Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We really had a good stay at Kookas. Silvia took extremely good care of us and helped us out with the booking, directions etc. the place has a swimming pool too! Location: The location is 10-15 mins from the airport on Edge Hill (cab fare is about AUD 25). its not walking distance from the city so renting a car... More

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear gean2011. Thank you for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a delightful stay at Kookas B&B and that you appreciated our services. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards. Marlies & Silvia More

Leusden, Nederland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

This was our startingpoint of our Australian journey. We couldn't wish a better start than at this B&B. The hostess helps a lot to explore tbe surroundings and we received good tips/information. We really recommand this B&B. The rooms were perfect, the breakfast even better and the view was terrific. There was even a pool to relax. It is close... More

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Arthur F. Thank you very much for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a delightful start of your holiday at Kookas B&B and enjoyed visiting all the beautiful places around Cairns. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Marlies & Silvia More

Hope Island, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

A lovely home, as a business traveller I understand the importance of a good nights sleep away from the road noise. I enjoyed my stay and would recommend kookas to any business traveller. Kookas is on a hill overlooking vast bush surrounds, breakfast is well presented assortment of fresh tropical fruit, museli, toast and freshly brewed coffee. a good start... More

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Tiena P. Thank you very much for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Kookas B&B and recommend our place to other business travellers. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next business trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Silvia More

Boblingen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Kooka's very much. Silvia cared for us in a very personal way and helped to organize a wonderful snorkeling tour to the great barrrier reef. On return we could enjoy the nice swimming pool in this excellent area with the view to the rainforest where the kookaburra visited us. We enjoyed the breakfast with... More

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Lucia B. Thank you very much for your excellent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you spent a wonderful time at Kookas B&B and enjoyed our surroundings and service. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Silvia More

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Additional Information about Kookas Bed & Breakfast

Also Known As:
Kookas Bed & Breakfast Cairns Region/Edge Hill, Australia
Address: 40 Hutchinson Street, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Edge Hill
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Edge Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kookas Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The lush, cool surrounds of Kooka's Bed & Breakfast make this the perfect place to enjoy the warm climate of North Queensland. Nestled in tropical Rainforest of Far North Queensland on the foot of Mount Whitfield in Edge Hill it is the best spot for your relaxing holiday in Cairns.The superb architecture of Kooka's Bed & Breakfast makes the most of the property’s magnificent surrounds. An inviting, open deck leads you out from the lounge and towards the expansive views of the south. Discover the refreshing pool, the tropical garden, or simply do nothing at all – it’s all yours to enjoy.All rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated and screening ensures for comfort all year round. Each room features air conditioning, ceiling fans, smoke alarm and separate entry. As well as Coffee making facility, fridge, TV & DVD player.Kooka's Bed & Breakfast is located in Cairns, your gateway to the magnificent wonders of Tropical North Queensland; the Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Rainforest and great Australian Outback. ... more   less 

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