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3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   40 Hutchinson Street, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Kookas Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 4 Edge Hill B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

thanks Marlies and Bruno for the great stay in your B&B. We absolutely recommend your location, it is a wonderful place, great food and also the great hospitality you are giving to people the best adress to stay in Cairns!

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

Dear George E. Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your family. We'r looking forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Cockermouth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted with Kookas. The hosts, Marlies and Bruno, were friendly, generous and incredibly helpful without being in the least bit intrusive. Every morning we breakfasted with Kookaburras landing out the balcony beside us while we feasted on exotic fruit and lovely bread. The pool is bigger than the pictures make it seem and, though a bit cool at... More

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

Dear Ruth C. Thank you so much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your family. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had the opportunity to meet the Kookaburras and enjoyed our tropical breakfast. We look forward to welcome you again on... More

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An outmost beautiful b&b in a quiet residential area of Cairns. breakfast at ****-level and 2 hosts that "read the wishes from Your lips". Spacy room, perfect clean and a perfect view over the town. Every evening the "feeding of the pets" - 3 nice kookabaras- at the wonderfull veranda. Our best recommendation to anyone who wants to spend a... More

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

Dear Reto Z. Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had the opportunity to meet the Kookaburras; where the name "Kookas B&B" comes from. We look forward to welcome you again on your next... More

La Ville Du Bois, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Marlies & Bruno for those 4 days we spent with you. Your dedication to help us when we had questions, the last dinner we spent with you are the reasons why if one day we come back in Cairns we will register again at the Kookas. We will remember also the breakfast with all those tropical... More

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

Dear Nathalie M, Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. We'r looking forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Hoorn, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifull place, perfect view, nice pool and don't forget Marlies and Bruno Were excellent host,warm people and what about breakfast (really nice) A perfect place to stay for a stopover in Cairns. Thank you Marlies and Bruno

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

Dear Sjaak V, Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. We'r looking forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Egham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely couple of days with Marlies and Bruno in Kookas B&B - we had a very warm welcome, and a lovely time watching the kookaburras with a glass of wine on the balcony. The loaction is great - quiet and green, but easy to reach the city centre, and the botanical gardens are just down the road.... More

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

Dear Gemma B, thank you for your great feedback on tripAdvisor. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had the opportunity to meet the Kookaburras; where the name "Kookas B&B" comes from. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We had a fabulous stay with Marlies and Bruno! If you're exploring Cairns and want a great place to call home, this is it! Amazing service-- great breakfast. Marlies and Bruno can direct you wherever you need to go, greet you with a glass of wine or beer, or just a nice chat. We really enjoyed our couple of days... More

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

Dear Emily L. Thank you so much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and to read that you had a great time wit us at Kookas B&B. We look forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Pisa, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A perfectly clean, quite and lovely place not far (15 min by bike, 5 min by car) from the center of Cairn. Close to the beautiful botanic garden is managed by a Swiss couple, professional and ready to kindly help far any need. I saw in the garden of the B&B, several birds (e.g. the kookaburra in the picture), colored... More

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

Dear Customer from Pisa, Thank you for your great feedback on tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Kookas B&B and that you had the opportunity to watch the wildlife around our property. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Vlijmen, The Netherlands, Europe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

It's a realy great B&B and Marlies and Bruno ore lovely and warm poeple. The room was clean and big wiht a great terras. It was a little bit cold fore the swimming pool but it was a realy nice one. We only can say it's was excellent!!!

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

Dear Customers from the Netherlands, Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. We'r looking forward to welcome you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

Wilmington, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this bed and breakfast. Upon arrival, we were greeted nicely and given an upgraded room. The owners are absolutely delightful. The room was clean and spacious. The owners booked our tours, and drove us to some of the pick-up places for the tours. Breakfast was delicious tropical fruits and breads. One evening, we got... More

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

Dear Customer from Wilmington, Thank you for your great feedback on tripadvisor. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Kookas B&B and loved our tropical breakfast. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More

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Additional Information about Kookas Bed & Breakfast

Address: 40 Hutchinson Street, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Edge Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kookas Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Also Known As:
Kookas Bed & Breakfast Cairns Region/Edge Hill, Australia

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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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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