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Daintree Rainforest Retreat

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   336 Cape Tribulation Road, Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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 1 week ago

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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Ingham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a great place to get away from it all. Comfortable clean accommodation. Friendly and personalised service in the restaurant with great fresh organic and fresh food. Heaps of wildlife, lush gardens and interesting drives.

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Older motel style rooms in the process of modernisation under new management in a great location. Friendly family managed looked after us well even having a glass of wine in their spare time. If your luckly your get to see the Cassowary bird that wonders the grounds. There is no wifi or mobile phone service as the Daintree is a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This motel has been rejuvenated to give you a quiet and individual and unique experience. Although quite old, the rooms have been done up to be cheerful and welcoming. Some rooms had self catering but our room just had en suite etc. there is a lovely lawned courtyard surrounded by rainforest where you can relax, read and have a quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed one night, and wish we could have stayed longer. The reception were very welcoming, gave helpful suggestions of where to visit and their enthusiasm for Cape Tribulation was contagious. The room was spacious, with homely touches with flowers and little ornaments, tasteful furnishings and soft covers. And being situated in the rainforest very peaceful. Would stay agin.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stayed here overnight recently and found the rooms to be clean and comfortable, with all the usual modern cons. You are in the rainforest so don't expect anything too fancy. The lady at reception was very welcoming & friendly & I'd happily stay here again. There was no mobile range from our room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Margaret and her team have come in to 'recover' the place and are doing a great job. You are in the rainforest so don't expect ultra-luxury, but Margaret will go out of her way to make your stay friendly and comfortable. They are fixing the place up and it is very clean. Don't expect anything from the pub across the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We only stayed for 1 night but we had a really great stay here, the staff were so accommodating and were very friendly, kind people. They gave us lots of advice on the best places to go in Cape Tribulation to really see the best of the rainforest and gave us good recommendations for places to eat. Our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I recently spent 3 nights here with my wife just past new years having dumped the kids with our extended family nearby. We just wanted a few nights away to ourselves. Normally I wouldn't bother leaving accommodation reviews but having read the comments on the review below I couldn't differ more from her comments and thought it sounded at odds... More 

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Address: 336 Cape Tribulation Road, Cow Bay, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation > Cow Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Daintree Rainforest Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Daintree Rainforest Retreat Daintree Region/Cow Bay

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