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Kookas Bed & Breakfast

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40 Hutchinson Street | North Cairns, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What can I say about our stay at Kookas? It was just perfect. Beautiful place, great room, one of the best breakfasts I've ever had and wonderful hosts, incredibly welcoming, always willing to help. We stayed two nights in Kookas and arrived very late on our first night (close to 1am). Our host Marlies was waiting for us with a... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view over Cairns. Good place to stay as a base for your excursions. Very nice hosts. Good breakfast. Spacy room. Very clean and with everything you need. There are a few nice restaurants near by.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding B&B accommodation with outstanding hosts, with great attention to detail. The property is very well maintained and rooms/facilities are very clean. Marlies and Bruno were very knowledgeable and informative about the area and local affairs. The great selection of fruit every morning with breakfast were an absolute treat. The area was very quiet and access to public transport is... More 

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

Dear atemarie Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, made friends with our Kookaburras and that you enjoyed the service we do offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns.... More 

Southfield, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had a great time while in Cairns and at Kookas. Even though Marlies and Bruno were not there, they had Miwa & Heinz as substitutes and they were great. They helped us in every way possible. The room was very comfortable. The breakfasts were beyond expectations, but the best part was Miwa and Heinz - extremely charming and friendly... More 

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

Dear David F Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to read that you had a relaxed stay, enjoyed the service we do offer and were very well looked after by Miwa and her Family. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More 

East Sussex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Situated just North of Cairns, this B&B provides a good option for travel into Cairns as well as access to the Cook Highway for beautiful beaches north of Cairns and Port Douglas. It has beautiful views of North Cairns and the Eastern side of Barron Gorge National Park. Hosts are friendly and helpful and provided a healthy tropical breakfast with... More 

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

Dear Customer Bennetthatch Thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ShowUserReviews-g1178650-d1021403-r263690763-Kookas_Bed_Breakfast-Edge_Hill_Cairns_Region_Queensland.html# More 

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay in Kookas B&B. We didn"t met the owners because they were on vacation in Europe. But the women who was watching their house did a great job! Warm welcome everyday, the room has everything, clean, close to nature & city, good fresh breakfast! Really really great. If you visit Cairns And want a Nice place... More 

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

Dear c d Leeuwarden, Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to read that you had a relaxed stay, enjoyed the service we do offer and were very well looked after by Miwa and her Family. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies &... More 

Leoben, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Dear Marlies and Bruno! Thank you for the great time in Cairns. We really enjoyed the stay at Kookas Bed&Breakfast. Your service was perfect as well as your ideas for day trips. We also enjoyed the time by sitting on the balcony and drinking red wine as well as relaxing at your swimming pool together with a great lunch. You... More 

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

Dear Katharina and Thomas Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to read that you had a relaxed stay with us, had the time to use our pool and enjoyed the service we do offer. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and get information about the Steiermark! We look forward to welcome... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We spent 6 nights in all at Kookas and would definitely return. From our free of charge 'pick up' at the airport we were thoroughly well looked after by Marlies and Bruno. Our room, nestled into the rainforest, high up with views across the district to hills in the background also had a lovely view from the shower! The room... More 

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

Dear April Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your husband. We are very pleased to read that you had a relaxed stay with us, experienced our "wildlife around the property" and enjoyed the service we do offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Marlies and Bruno made us feel so welcome from the first moment we arrived - a regular home away from home. The breakfasts were a magnificent advertisement for the fruits of the tropics. They were also a mine of information about places to visit in the area. See you again soon.

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

Dear Bruce W Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your lovely lady. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the service we offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We felt very welcome by marlies and bruno. They gave good advice concerning what to see and Do. very helpful in all aspects. Excellent breakfast and very clean! Best suited for travellers with own Transport. Definitely would recommend!

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

Dear Jürgen, Thank you for your great feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your family. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno More 

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