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Smoky Cape Retreat

Lot 1 Cockatoo Place | Arakoon, South West Rocks, New South Wales 2431, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here with my work colleagues and we ordered a variety of meals for lunch. They all looked great and by all accounts everyone enjoyed their choices. I ordered the chicken salad and although it was nice (and healthy!), there appeared to be some other tasty choices. Beside me was a frittata and a pasta dish and they looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Smoky Cape Retreat In my opinion would suit any traveller who is looking for a peaceful stay in the beautiful South west rocks area. The location is Devine, lovely drive to the beach and wonderful walking or bikeriding trails for the more athletic. The friendly customer service would make anyone feel right at home, we were given a guided... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

we enjoyed every minute of our stay. The peaceful surrounding. Lovely gardened eating area and the food was fabulous. The staff are great. Very well dressed. The location is very covinent too access the beaches and town.

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Woonona, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had a wonderful nights stay here 1 jan 2015. from the photos we were somewhat concerned but when we arrived it looks like they have been renovating no more brick walls. It was just lovely. We have traveled alot and stayed in 5 star hotels. Our room with a spar was clean with the familiar comfort of a fancy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We celebrated a family members 80th birthday and were treated to a lovely meal served by Mary and her very capable team in a homely atmosphere. The food was top quality, tasty and served with excellent timing. Mary added a delightful personable touch to the evening and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We would all definitely go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Have stayed here twice (2010 & 2012). Im hoping to get back there in 2015. Its that great, I keep going back. Mary & Ken make you feel welcome right from the time of booking. Rooms have very large with a touch of elegance. Bathroom is huge and very clean & modern. The cafe/restaurant onsite is very affordable & great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Recently stayed at Smoky Cape Retreat. Made to feel most welcome by Mary and Ken. The room was cosy and comfortable surrounded in a rural area. The bathroom/spa room was huge and very secluded in the garden. Had two breakfasts there-excellent tasty food to get us going for the day. In fact, brekkie so huge we didn't partake in lunch... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Mary and her staff out did themselves last night. The food, service and atmosphere was just wonderful. I would highly recommend everyone to go and try her spaghetti restaurant. Well done Mary and your team.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Regular trips to here on the motorbike for the past 3 years because the atmosphere is great. Owner and staff very helpful and polite, food and coffee best on the Mid north coast in our opinion and very reasonably priced. Always enjoy our day visits . Read with interest 'grant s' comment. Can't imagine anyone making such a comment about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Had the pleasure of enjoying a beautiful meal and wonderful service provided by Mary, Ken, Iris and Courtney. The zucchini and sweet potato frittata is to die for. The strawberry cheese cake, made by Courtney, was an explosion of flavour. I'll be back to visit this restaurant A LOT!

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