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Milkwood Lodge Rainforest Retreat

Annan Road, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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  • Location
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Set among the trees and laid out with privacy in mind, this is a clean, basic and comfortable place to stay. We had a great view over the trees from our balcony.It has a small pool.The staff were friendly and helpful. A good base from which to explore Cooktown.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

More space, facilities and character than a motel room on the outskirts of Cooktown proper - need a car - a bit too far to walk. Very quiet location, so activities of neighbouring guests could occasionally be heard. Free Wifi available near reception but not in room.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of town but beautiful setting. Very helpful and obliging staff/management. Nice and peaceful - even upstairs to bed! Hired a car here to go to Laura - seamless arrangements and provided an airport transfer for our flight back to Sydney

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We loved our 2 day stay here in this beautiful setting. This is not 5 star but the accom is private and has everything needed. Better than standard accom in a city. Cooktown has the most amazing places to eat, I would not bother with eating at 'home' unless using the bbq outdoors near the pool.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stayed one night at Milkwood while we were roadtripping on our honeymoon, we were pleased with the price and reviews found on trip advisor. The family looking after the lodge were friendly and helpful. The cabin itself was lovely, clean and comfortable. We went out for dinner and came back and the front door lock had jammed so we... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed here in 2 adjoining cabins during our visit to Cooktown. The cabins are spacious and airy with a nice verandah, aircon, a tiny TV and a mini lounge kitchenette. They had faulty doors unable to be locked easily and strangely no soap-holder in the shower. Ideal for those looking for excellent yet basic accommodation. There's a small pool... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A cluster of 6 cute split level pole house cottages set in tropical gardens. A sun bird's nest on the balcony. All neat, tidy and compact mini homes away from home. Kristy and Justin looked after us, even making a courtesy call to make sure that when they were away from the office we were informed. They were informative about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A change of scenery from beautiful Cairns took us to the Milkwood Lodge for an overnight stay, sourced by my husband via Google. We were greeted by Scott and Vera who made us feel welcome and showed us to our fully equipped cabin. The layout was perfect for us, a great kingsize bed, and comfortable settee to lounge in front... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Arriving a week after Cyclone Ita, the surrounding rainforest (in the pictures) had been battered and the sound of chainsaws filled the air however, no doubt the area will recover very quickly. The self contained accommodation was excellent, private, clean and picturesque. The lodge had a small pool and was just a few minutes drive out of town. The owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Arrived from Port Douglas and immediately were welcomed by Bill . The cabin deck enabled you to sit outside and relax and listen to the birdlife ,saw wallabies , turkeys , lizards .We went into Cooktown and after arriving back after a meal then sat and talked to Vera and Bill for a couple of hours .. Wonderful hosts ,... More 

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