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The Reef Retreat Palm Cove

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 - 14 Harpa St, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter F Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely brilliant hotel to stay in. He cares about his customers offering advice to enable the holiday maker to get the most out of their holiday. A very friendly, clean and well positioned hotel. A must if your staying in Palm Cove.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay at the Reef Retreat and we have not been disappointed. The ambience is faultless; relaxing & friendly. The Reef Retreat is as close as you need to be to everything for a great holiday: food, beach etc. & it is supported with all the amenities & advice you need for a trouble free time. We... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay, Clive & Mary were more than helpful in arranging all our trips and made our time at the Reef Retreat so special. Our accommodation was spotless & comfortable. We felt very much at home here and would recommend this to anyone visiting Palm Cove.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just come back from Palm Cove stayed at the Reef Retreat great place to go the owners were very helpful would recommend this place . Was able to chill out and relax all the things that you wanted were within easy walking distant .

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I stayed here with my husband, parents and 6month old. It was a lovely place to stay. Location was great. Just a short stroll to the main street in Palm cove. Clive was a great help, recommending what boat trip to go in and when and great advice on how to do the train/cable car. Resort facilities were great too.... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

After lots of deliberation over where to base ourselves whilst we explored the reef we finally plumped for Palm Cove being half way between the 2 hubs of Cairns and Palm Cove. We are so glad that we did! PC is a wonderful, laid back place to stay - long gorgeous sand beach, backed by Palm trees and the esplanade... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed a the Reef Retreat Palm Cove four days in October, 2014. We are seasoned travelers. This 40 room “hide away” is the perfect place to wind down, relax and celebrate nature. The hotel is built around the wonderful tropical environment that makes up Palm Cove. The rooms are well appointed. The king size bed, the modern bathroom, the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We started our 9 day stay in FNQ at Reef Retreat. Great access to beach, restaurants and shops. Accommodation was very comfortable with kitchen facilities in room and great BBQ area by pool. Our room was separated into living/kitchen/bedroom/bathroom with a lovely outdoor covered patio overlooking the pool. If you wanted to watch TV though, it meant bringing in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere and perfect location to do whatever you want to do in Cairns or Port Douglas. Friendly staff and I would highly recommend this place to anyone be it a family couple or a group The bbq and pool and spa area are a great place to get together for a meal or a quiet drink. We will be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Clive runs a very professional and welcoming hotel in beautiful Palm Cove. We loved the proximity of the hotel to the beach - about 2 minutes from your door to the water's edge! The rooms are spacious and airy (even the studios), and set in the natural environment. The saggy bed was a let down, but we chalked that up... More 

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Address: 10 - 14 Harpa St, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Palm Cove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reef Retreat Palm Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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#2 Family Hotel in Palm Cove
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