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Milkwood Lodge Rainforest Retreat

3.5 of 5
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Annan Road, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Healesville, Australia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quiet lodge of 6 extra large I bed units sitting amongst trees and ferns is a lovely retreat from the usual motels on the main roads. Its also adults only making it even quieter. Lovely owners and each unit has a kitchenette and furnished balcony to relax on.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We stayed here only for a night, but gosh do we wish it was for a week. Set on a lush tropical hillside away from town, the only thing you can hear is the cool summer breeze rustling the leaves and the birds chirping. The owners are top notch people who actively welcome and assist you, so much as to... More 

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Bowen, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We stayed in milkwood lodge for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Friendly owners, spacious and clean rooms. Great value for money. No WiFi in the rooms but there was WiFi by the poolside which was free.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Fabulous spot in the trees. Quiet and our unit was spacious and had everything you needed in it. Owner helpful and friendly. Could do with some upgrading as tired and dated. But it was clean and we just loved the spot. Would stay again. Pool very small - so it would be nice if it was a bit bigger.

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Thank conaglenm
Baldivis, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

I stayed with my partner for 3 nights and wished we could have stayed for longer. both owners were extremely helpful with things to do in the area and very friendly, I felt like we had known them for years. Great lodge and town, suitable for all ages, couples and families. The lodge was very clean and had fantastic scenery.... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We have stayed at Milkwood Lodge twice and have had a delightful experience on both occasions. The cabins are very well appointed and fitted out in a rustic style in keeping with the rain forest setting. The large verandah is a wonderful spot for birdwatching...or sundowners, ideal for two OAPs to wind down. The owners are very helpful and keen... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Offering great views from our unit in Milkwood lodge Rainforest Retreat. Very quiet with very friendly and helpful staff. Our hosts were very knowledgeable of the area and the retreat is only a short drive to the city centre.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Set in a forrest location, sitting on your private balcony at the end of the day enjoying the natural surrounds is a great way to finish a day in Cooktown. Well appointed bungalows that are clean and airy and allow you to feel part of your natural surroundings. If you are into marble bathrooms this may not be the place... More 

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Can't recommend Milkwood Lodge highly enough. Well appointed cabins in an idyllic rainforest setting with glorious views of the stars at night and the sounds of birds in the morning. Our hosts who had only recently taken over could not have been more helpful. A great place to stay and Oh so relaxing.

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Perth, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We just showed up to Cooktown without having booked anything, this place was suggested by the tourist information centre. We called up, they had two cabins left so we took them. For the price, this place is pretty good. Your own private cabin with balcony, tv, cooker etc. The view wasnt that great due to the fact that the cabin... More 

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