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Kims Beach Hideaway

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16 Charlton St | PO Box 1, Toowoon Bay, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you arrive, through the bamboo forest and past the 100 year old pine trees, to the moment you regretfully depart you are questioning whether you have travelled to an exotic island rather than the Central Coast. Fresh seafood, sashimi, curries, crispy pork belly, cold meats and salads, hot vegetarian meals, homemade jams and ice creams and mouth... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and very kind words on Kims. We are delighted that your stay left you feeling refreshed and relaxed . Your description of your experience is perfectly conveyed and it is this type of memory that we hope all of our guests leave with. We are pleased that you enjoyed our food delicacies and found them... More 

Robertson, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and i had stayed at this property afew years ago and just loved it recently we decided to have another short getaway so naturally we chose kims beach again , this place can not be faulted the staff are amazing the food is fantastic i could go on and on but this place is the ultimate getaway.I would... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you visited Kims for another short getaway and that yet again you loved it. We are pleased that the staff, food and Kims could not be faulted and that it was fantastic on this visit too. We appreciate your recommendations as this being the ultimate getaway and we look forward... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time, probably not our last. Kims has a reputation for an excellent restaurant & as a secluded, private/quiet getaway for couples (we had heard, incorrectly that children < 12 were not permitted - but they are!). We stayed in a beachfront cabin which I'm glad we chose as the view was spectacular & the privacy & quality were... More 

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ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience and will return to visit again. Kims is for adults but we do allow young adults from eleven to also enjoy our beachside home. We are pleased that you enjoyed the spectacular ocean views from your Beachfront Bungalow and found them to be private and of... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would like to thank staff at kims for a wonderful two days stay in the beachfront bungalows. Celebrated my 60th birthday wiyh my beautiful daughter and sisters and cannot praise staff enough . Beautiful food and loved having the ocean outside my door. Thankyou also for the bottle of champagne to celebrate the occasion .Was a lovely surprise Hope to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are delighted that you enjoyed a wonderful two days stay with your daughter and sisters to celebrate your very special birthday. We appreciate the comments on the staff they are always so accommodating and polite which adds to a guest experience. We are glad that you enjoyed the beautiful food and your... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am really in a state of shock at the dining experience offered for the high cost of the accommodation and food package. This is my first review ever, and I just felt compelled to comment so that others are not lured into the offer, to be left empty from both the experience and via their wallet. I really don't... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay. The booking you made was for an overnight Saturday stay in a beautiful Two Storey Beachfront Villa. Our Saturday evening packages start from $620.00 per couple with all meals included, free WiFi, car-parking and complimentary DVD library. The Two Storey Beachfront Villa has amazing uninterrupted ocean views and when you walk... More 

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just returned home following another highly enjoyable stay at Kims we feel compelled, in light of some recent adverse comments, to express our support for this wonderful establishment. Some people just don't get it and fail to recognise the uniqueness of Kims, whether it be the food, villas, the facilities, the setting and its outlook, along with its direct... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you highly enjoyed your stay. We appreciate that you took the time to post your review and we are delighted that you wished to express your support of our wonderful beach home. It was most pleasing that you were able to enjoy the unique experience we offer our guests from... More 

Cranebrook, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

However, despite the rain, we made it up to Toowoon Bay. Difficult to find and then an endless amount of stairs only to be given a map to where the actual car park was. No help was offered with luggage etc. The cabin was ordinary but clean and the spa a little on the old side but workable. I was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

We appreciate reviews from our guests as they assist with improving areas of our business. Thank you for your review. Our Terrace Spa Bungalows all features private heated outdoor Jacuzzi which are deep, wide and with plenty of room for two people. These Jacuzzi/Hot Tubs are something I am sure that every home would enjoy on their balconies. These room... More 

Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Since our last review we have enjoyed two more stays at Kims, once "just because" and the other to celebrate our anniversary. We stayed in Reef View, which is on the northern-most end of the property and has its own pool and wonderful views of the bay; and North Beach, which is as its name suggests, on the beach and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and it is always an absolute delight to welcome so many regular guests through Kims doors each week. We all enjoy providing our guests with a place that they can truly relax and call home. We are pleased that you enjoyed Reef View and all the features provided in this villa, like your own private... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I have to agree with the comments said by travel bunny in regards to the food. We found the cooked food was very disappointing and for this reason alone I would hesitate coming back until improvements were made in this area. When you pay $1200 per night you do expect more than cottage pie, rubbery bacon and shrivelled up sausages... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

Firstly we wish to thank you for taking the time to review Kims. We must be honest to say that we are extremely disheartened that comments on the our cooked food were your only concern. I am sure that you did enjoy the enormous array of seafood, salads, vegetarian options, homemade desserts, ice-creams and other selections. We expertly prepare cooked... More 

Australian in New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
74 hotel reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

All the good things about Kims have already been mentioned.... nice location, cute cabins, pretty beach (not private by the way, gets pretty noisy when little nippers are on)however for us, it just didn't stack up. When you are paying this sort of money, you are expecting something special. Something that makes you go wow. I think the problem here... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beach Hideaway, responded to this review

We are disheartened that you did not enjoy the Kims experience of relax, revive, romance. Kims is special. Absolute beach front location the only one of its kind in all of New South Wales. Individual beach houses set in sub tropical rainforest and close to Sydney and Newcastle. Whilst the beach is not private, on most occasions is tends to... More 

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