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Spicers Tamarind Retreat

4.5 of 5 Villa   |   88 Obi Lane South, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 16 Specialty lodging in Maleny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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291 reviews 291 reviews
64 hotel reviews
437 helpful votes 437 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here last year for our wedding anniversary and returned again this winter to do one of the cooking classes. We had booked a 1 Bedroom Falls Villa which was identical to the one we stopped in last year but a little quieter due to it’s location compared to the last. Service was good, a little disappointed when our... More

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asst_gm_tamarind, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Yorkie_Traveller, Thank you for your recent review and stay with us at Spicers Tamarind. We are pleased that you have discovered a place that enables you to relax if you wish or enjoy the many activities available on the property, whilst being surrounded by the beautiful surrounds of the hinterland. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you... More

Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I first visited Spicers Tamarind last year for our wedding anniversary and knew we would find an excuse to go back. We had booked the Italian cooking school that is run by Spicers and held on site and decided it was a the perfect opportunity to tag a couple of nights on. The cooking school was great.... More

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Bobbie M, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Your review outlines a perfect day her at Tamarind - apart from the hot tub malfunction! We apologise for the inconvenience this caused, and hope you enjoyed the hydro therapy pool at the Day Spa instead. Our cooking schools are very popular with food lovers, and no one ever leaves... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just spent a weekend at the resort to celebrate my partners 30th birthday. Everything was just lovely. Highlights were the private hot tub, the fireplace, the Tamarind restaurant (especially the chocolate torte dessert) and the friendly staff.

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Bobbie M, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Jane and Ian, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I hope your birthday celebrations were enjoyable and that you were able to relax and enjoy the property. We look forward to welcoming you both back in the future to celebrate other special occasions, or just to relax! Regards, Bobbie More

Morayfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is phenomenal! I had been here for a work Christmas party and only experienced the dining which was perfect. I decided to book a villa for my partners birthday so we could enjoy some much needed r&r. We both left feeling rested and relaxed. The staff are just gorgeous and the surroundings you need to see for yourself.

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Bobbie M, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Chloe V, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed your escape to the hinterland and were able to take some much needed rest and relaxation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future to celebrate. Regards, Bobbie More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a treat. Amazing accommodation - much more included than first thought - though we loved the open fire and private hot tub. The staff here were extremely friendly and helpful. What made our stay was the truly brilliant meal at Tamarind. Chef Daniel Jarrett is a genius. We had the 5 course degustation and our taste buds were treated... More

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Bobbie M, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed, glowing review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and your dining experience here at Spicers Tamarind. We are proud to be able to offer our unique cuisine in such a beautiful location. Your words 'hidden gem' describe us perfectly. We are glad you found us and we look forward to welcoming you back... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a Sunday Long Lunch with Jazz music; stayed a night in a pavilion and then had breakfast. Food & service were excellent; music of a high standard; outlook beautifully bucolic; accommodation luxurious! Quite perfect!

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asst_gm_tamarind, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of your recent stay with us. Sunday Jazz in the Forest is a great way to relax and enjoy each others company, good food and maybe a wine! I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Bobbie Murphy More

Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there recently wanting to try their 2 hat restaurant - accommodation great everything you could possibly need with absolute privacy thrown in!!! Highly recommended. The restaurant well that is another story! Supposedly 2 hats for their Thai restaurant but the banquet meal we had was at best mediocre. Lacking any of the typical Thai taste of sweet, sour and... More

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asst_gm_tamarind, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Mary M, Thank you for your recent review and stay with us at Spicers Tamarind. I am pleased you were able to enjoy the privacy of our stand alone villas spread across our 18 acre property. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy your meal at our modern Asian restaurant, The Tamarind. Our 5 course Thai banquet is a... More

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were child free for 9 days due to our girls being away on school camps. So we decided to take some time out for ourselves. Spicers Tamarind Retreat was the perfect choice. No traffic and not noise other than the birds. We stayed 3 nights in total one night in the room with the bath which... More

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asst_gm_tamarind, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Jo & Joe, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide such detailed and lovely feedback from your recent stay. It is such a treat when you can find the time to have a getaway and I am pleased you were able to appreciate many aspects of our property, allowing you to completely relax and refresh. The option... More

Maroochydore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a forest view villa and it was beautiful. Nice fireplace and plenty of firewood. Beautiful bathroom with a bifold doors onto a private courtyard. It was totally refreshing and relaxing. We would love to visit again soon...

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asst_gm_tamarind, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Mitch M, Thank you for your review and recent stay with us at Spicers Tamarind. Winter is a wonderful time of year in the Hinterland, perfect for relaxing by the fireplace in the spacious Forest Villa. We look forward to welcoming you back again next time to need a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the coast. Regards,... More

Peregian Beach
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's rare that you find a place that simply does everything well. We were greeted by the lovely Emma and Ashleigh who made us feel more than welcome. Our room was everything we expected, with north facing balcony featuring a day bed where we spent our afternoon reading in the winter sun. Our room was tastefully furnished with a king... More

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asst_gm_tamarind, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and stay with us. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy many aspects of our property, including our Sunday Jazz in the Forest. We hope you can visit again and enjoy the Spa Anise Day Spa and the short walk down to Gardners Falls. We look forward to welcoming you back and,... More

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Address: 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maleny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Spicers Tamarind Retreat 4.5*
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Set near a waterfall in stunning rainforest in the Sunshine Coast hinterland just 3 km east of Maleny, Spicers Tamarind Retreat is an intimately unique hideaway. Intimate, private and romantic, every villa is your escape from it all. Curl up in front of your own wood burning fireplace, relax and read a book, or just sink back into the luxurious King-size bed. Pure zen. Spicers Tamarind Retreat offers a choice of stand-alone villas:- five x 1 bedroom villas with lounge, large bathroom, king bedroom, fireplace and outdoor cedar hot tub- six x 2 bedroom villas with lounge, open fireplace, outdoor day bed, two bedrooms, two large bathrooms and rainforest views- one x 2 bedroom villa with wheelchair access and amenities. The Tamarind restaurant is an award-winning Modern Asian restaurant and cooking school, recently being awarded Best New Restaurant on the Sunshine Coast. Spicers Tamarind Retreat now boasts a destination Day Spa with four large treatment rooms, hydrotherapy room, mineralised spa, steam room, rain shower, private change rooms and bathrooms, open deck and specialty foot treatment room. ... more   less 
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