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Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge

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166 Urraween Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My elderly mother and I stayed for one night a couple of weeks ago. We were greeted by a delightful host who promptly upgraded us. This was much appreciated. The room we were given (no. 7) had a lovely outside area where my mother enjoyed having her coffee. The room had a queen bed and a single bed which was... More 

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South Coast
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31 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A one night stay here, arrived late and left early, but it was clean and comfortable with nice vegetation outside. It is about 3km to the waterfront. The owner was very helpful when we arrived, pointing us towards the shopping mall to find some food, but his best tip was Enzo's for breakfast (which I will review separately).

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nick, Thanks for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Not only do we have 3 of the best natural attractions on the east coast here in Hervey Bay, but we also have some amazing little eateries to enjoy, so I hope you get the opportunity to spend a little longer with us next time!... More 

Calgary, Alberta
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with a stay here. Such a unique property surrounded by beautiful lush greenery and gardens. The owner was first class really taking his time to show us places to go in the area and you could tell he takes great pride living here. Skip the $$$$ resorts and stay here. You won't regret it.

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi JerDog, Thanks so much for your kind words and great review. I am indeed passionate about sharing all the amazing natural wonders the Fraser Coast has to offer, and I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us in our unique tropical oasis! Enjoy the rest of your travels in Australia, and if you are ever back on the... More 

Gold Coast
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at Emeraldene twice before, the last time nearly 4 years ago. This time we stayed four nights in a super-comfortable Superior Room which has even been upgraded a bit since last time we stayed (when they had just been refurbished to "Superior" class). When travelling you expect places to age or service to slacken off but Emeraldene... More 

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Oz Wanderer, I really appreciate your great review once again. I am pleased I was finally able to convince you to take one of our packages and visit the amazing natural destinations we have right here on our doorstep! Lady Elliot and Fraser Islands are unique and amazing places to visit, and though it has taken 5 years to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found Emeraldene by searching on TripAdvisor before leaving the UK - upon arrival we were delighted to find it everything we had wanted, expected and more - rooms were spacious, well appointed and clean. Easy car parking, BBQ and outdoor pool were all much appreciated. Rob was outstandingly helpful in organising our Fraser Island & Lady Elliot Island trips... More 

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Martyn, Jan and Kate, Thanks so much for your great review. I am thrilled you enjoyed our very popular and amazing Eco-Adventure Package, which showcases Lady Elliot and Fraser Islands in the best way possible. Our packages are designed to make it so easy for our overseas visitors to organise their time in our region, as we arrange everything,... More 

Fresno, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My partner and I stayed here in February. We booked a package with Rob for Lady Elliot Island and Fraser Island. (He is the owner.) I can not say enough good things about Rob. He is very helpful and very quick to respond with emails. We asked for a slightly different arrangement than the packages listed on the hotel's website... More 

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Colleen, Thanks so much for such an awesome review! I really appreciate your kind words. I am so pleased you enjoyed the adventures we organised for you, and also your stay in our own little tropical oasis! Whilst I know you enjoyed the amazing trips to Lady Elliot and Fraser Island we organised for you, you are yet to... More 

Boyne Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The rooms are large and comfortable with external verandahs overlooking the tropical gardens and birdlife. The pool and BBQ are a bonus for those hot summer nights. Even though on a main thoroughfare the motel is situated at the back of the 2 acre lot, so traffic noise is non existent. Will stay here again!

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Suellens, Thanks so much for a great review. I am glad you enjoyed our quiet tropical setting, and our birds and native wildlife. Our huge 12m pool and BBQ area are very popular all year round and certainly a great way to unwind after a tour of Fraser or Lady Elliot! I look forward to welcoming you on your... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stay: 1 night The room had a lot of space and the beds were comfortable. I was positively surprised that there was no noise from the street, so it was pretty quiet. The air/con was away from the beds so you are able to keep it running during the night without getting a cold. I was especially impressed by the... More 

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Nuschi, Thanks so much for your awesome endorsement - it is very much appreciated! We are regularly complimented for our cleanliness, and we are obsessive about providing spotless and crisp rooms and facilities. A majority of our guests also choose us for our quiet location - only minutes from the centre of town, but with 2 acres of grounds... More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The family and I stayed here for 4 nights and had a great time. Very reasonably priced and easy to find. The rooms are simple but are comfortable and have everything you need. Rob was very friendly and had all the knowledge to answer any query. Definitely would stay here again.

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Craigh, I really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. I am thrilled you acknowledged our great value, and am certainly pleased you enjoyed our comfortable rooms. I do hope we get the opportunity to welcome you again on your next visit to our amazing region. Cheers, Rob More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just spent three days in Hervey Bay and was just so extremely satisfied with everything about this place. The main reason is the host, Rob. He is super friendly and helpful, with great advice of where to eat and go. The rooms are perfect for the situation, clean, cool and comfortable. Rob sorted us out with a great package that... More 

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Emeraldene, Owner at Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thanks so much for a fantastic review. I am thrilled you enjoyed our rooms, service and facilities, and so glad you had such an amazing time on our popular Fraser & Reef Package. You are right that this package is an incredible way to experience Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef (Lady Elliot Island) in a compact,... More 

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