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Daintree Rainforest Retreat

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3.5 of 5
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336 Cape Tribulation Road, Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Daintree Rainforest Retreat
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cow Bay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A true gem in the beautiful Rain Forrest; Margaret welcomed us warmly, and provided expert advice on sites to be seen, as well as teaching us about the area's wildlife. Margaret went out of her way to instruct us on being safe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A comfortable affordable place to stay to visit the Daintree and Cape Tribulation. We had a family room with two bedrooms. Rooms were clean and comfortable. The youngsters had fun in the pool at night although the weather was getting cool. The manager was very helpful with suggestions on places to visit whilst in the area and couldn't do too... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in two minds about whether to stay a night at Cow Bay or head back to Cairns. It was a great decision to stop here. The managers are very friendly and welcoming and for us this place had a nice feel. It might not be everyone's cup of tea but for us it was perfect. The rooms are... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice and relaxing place to stay. Good price and nice rooms, cable TV with plenty of channels to browse through. Friendly and helpful reception staff and very nice are to stay. The only down side is that the property runs on generators and solar, so the pressure is minimal in the shower and not much hot... More 

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St Helens, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Tucked away from sight of the road and surrounded by rainforest with rooms facing into a grassy space where cassowaries are reputed to visit - sadly we didn't see any on our visit. Lovely swimming pool and outdoor dining area with delicious meals, Very friendly hosts - a delightful stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the Daintree Rainforest Retreat, and had a fantastic time. We were greeted by Travis, who was very friendly and welcoming. We really appreciated that he took the time to give us a quick run down on the area and recommend things to do and places to eat. Our room was just what we were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We checked in about 4.30pm. The receptionist was very pleasant and gene us lot of information about what to eat etc. and showed us around. We seemed to be the only guests apart from one other person. We asked if we could have breakfast and he could only offer cornflakes, toast and tea or coffee, no juice at a price... More 

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Margaret K, Manager at Daintree Rainforest Retreat, responded to this review

I am really sorry you did not enjoy your time here. We work very hard to provide our guests with the best experience possible - your review is very upsetting and, we believe, unjustified. The only item missing from the breakfast menu when you ordered was fresh juice. I managed to source some juice which I had ready for you... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place is exactly what it says on the tin. Stunning boutique accommodation in really lush rainforest. My husband and I spent three nights there in such a lovely cabin with everything we could have possibly needed apart from AC!!! Don't book if you can't handle the humidity of a rainforest. Although AC is advertised due to it being an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The retreat was a wonderful place to stay, with a beautiful setting right up close to the rainforest. There were green tree frogs everywhere and the pool was to die for!! The service was outstanding and made us feel like we were the only ones there with loads of advice and tips on where to go in the time we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I recently made a last minute booking to stay at The Daintree Rainforest Retreat with my Mum and my 4 and 1 year olds. The room was great with a queen, single and a couch that my 4 year old was able to sleep on and still leaving plenty of room for the porta cot. There was everything we needed... More 

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