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Rainforest Hideaway

Lot 19 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This is one of the most exciting places to stay. What an area, where the rainforest meets the sea. I would recommend this as a wonderful place to stay. The staff are friendly and you are really at one with nature.

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Brussels
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Very good place to stay. Easy to get to but with a feeling of remoteness as if you are really in the middle of the rainforest. All furniture is handmade by the owner as the interesting sculptures along the trail which winds through the property. Different types of bungalows are available with different levels of comfort and different prices. The... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Rainforest hideaway is a very special place, communion with nature and the opportunity to learn about the creatures who live in the rainforest. Owner very welcoming and extremely knowledgeable. Breakfasts delicious. Highly recommended

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Kamp-Lintfort, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Our Family stayed at this wonderful and magic place for two nights. Rob and his friends made us feel very comfortable. We enjoyed the interestingly designed rooms, the nature-near bathroom and all the sounds and smells. We tried tropical fruits for breakfast, fed the birds in the garden and enjoyed the jungle every minute. If you go there make sure... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This was a very relaxing and wondrous place to stay. Rob was an experienced and effortless host - the breakfasts were truly delightful and were samplers for many of the local fruits we would not have otherwise tasted. The coffee was excellent (Dutch strength, thank you Rob!). We stayed in the room overlooking the frog pond with the outdoor bathroom.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Located pretty much as far as you can go north without a 4wd, the rainforest hideaway provided an excellent spot to explore the daintree. We had the room with the outdoor bathroom and it really was liberating. Rob and his partner provided a beautiful breakfast of tropical fruit along with cereals and toast. Everything looks like it was made with... More

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North Liberty, Indiana
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Rob has done an amazing job with this place and works hard to maintain it. We had the cabin with the indoor plumbing because we were a little sceptical of the outdoor bathroom. However, everyone who stays there seems to enjoy the experience. Rather than eating in the guest lounge, we would prepare our coffee, toast and take this along... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Just got back from a fantastic and unique two day stay at Rainforest Hideaway. What an adventure! Rob was a very welcoming host and the accommodation itself was fantastic. The breakfast of fruits was out of this world and worth the stay alone for just this! We got to see a family of cassowaries along with a whole host of... More

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Esperance
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We didn't actually stay at Rainforest Hideaway, but at the Jungle house down the track - but we did enjoy the beautiful surrounds here - and the amazing sculpture trail. What a beautiful property and so full of wonderful wildlife, amazing sculptures and jsut a peaceful place to be ( if the sounds of nature are what you find peaceful)... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

A unique and wonderful place to stay. Rob is an artist who has built two guest houses and an art trail through the forest. The guest houses have huge character, highlights include a Balinese inspired outdoor bathrooms, hand carved wooden furniture and a lovely elevated guest lounge with balcony to the rainforest garden and water features. His creation is totally... More

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Additional Information about Rainforest Hideaway

Also Known As:
Rainforest Hideaway Cape Tribulation, Daintree Region, Australia
Address: Lot 19 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Cape Tribulation
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Unique accommodation deep inside the world's oldest rainforest. Solar powered eco-accommodation without some of the luxuries and facilities of the big resorts, but comfortable and located within walking distance of beach, restaurants, shop and National Park boardwalks. On the two hectare property there is a sculpture trail showcasing sculptures created by the owner and several visiting artists, fishponds and a beautiful freshwater creek. This place is owner-built and owner-managed, and your host is always happy to provide you with tips on where to go and what to do and book any activities you'd like to do. Prolific wildlife is another feature of this property, especially the cassowaries that frequently visit the place. You can make your holiday action-packed with the local tours such as snorkeling, jungle surfing, horse riding, sea kayaking etc. or total relaxation by hanging out on the property on the seats on the sculpture trail, or in the hammocks around the house. Keep in touch with the outside world through free Wifi. If you are an artist you might even like to add your own creation to the sculpture trail. ... more   less 
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