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Spicers Tamarind Retreat

4.5 of 5 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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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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    5 of 5 stars
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Victoria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved our stay and the staff looked after us beautifully. Was lovely to be welcomed by a smiling face. The Pavilions are really stand out and the restaurant was a real highlight. Can't wait to visit again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place for a quiet getaway in the mountains. Great food, great service, and great villas. The villas are a lot better than they look in the photos, so it was a good surprise when opening the doors. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for taking the time to supply us with valuable feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would recommend Spicers Tamarind to others. We look forward to welcoming back to the property in the future. Regards, Bobbie Murphy More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A recent weekend stay, while experiencing torrential rain, was a great experience at this very interesting boutique hotel resort. The accommodation in our self contained and private cabin was of a very high standard. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The cabin was spacious, well laid out, featured a working fireplace and the very modern bathroom featured a superb... More

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Thank you for your recent review from your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed your experience here at Spicers Tamarind. We look forward to welcoming you back to the property next time you need to escape and relax. Regards, Bobbie More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My amazing wife booked this weekend away as a 40th birthday present. From arriving Friday afternoon to our departure Sunday, we had a superb experience. Dinner Friday, well appointed cabin with cosy fire place, Thai cooking class Saturday, spa treatments Saturday afternoon, picnic hamper Saturday night, and gorgeous breakfast each day. It rained the entire time we stayed, and it... More

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

Mark, Thank you for your recent review after staying with us on what was a very wet and rainy weekend! I am pleased you were still able to pack so much into your stay and that you were able to enjoy the property despite the weather. I appreciate your time in supplying us with feedback from your stay and look... More

Moraira
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece married here this week. It was a small wedding and all the guests stayed, taking over the whole resort. It was spectacular, what more can I say? The cabin was modern and tastefully decorated with all the facilities you could wish for. The underfloor heating in the bathroom, with a wonderful 'egg' bath a great bonus. We felt... More

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

Thank you for your recent review regarding your stay at Spicers Tamarind. What a wonderful wedding it was indeed! We are all so glad that we could be a part of Becky and Russ's special day. We look forward to perhaps celebrating a wedding anniversary with them in the coming years and welcoming back their friends and family too. Regards,... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More spa times need to be available for inhouse guests to book on arrival. The point of going there is to use the spa but we found on arrival very few spa treatment times were available for the entirety of our stay. Shouldn't expect guests to pre-book before they get there. Having paid for a weekend retreat, the facilities of... More

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

Jenny S, Thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Spicers Tamarind. I appreciate your feedback and will use it to better our service for future guests. It is a shame you were unable to get a reservation at our day spa, as your fellow guests were able to book their treatments in advance and... More

Warick
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for 2 nights but ended up staying for 3 nights it was so relaxing. 2 in waterfall cabin with hot tub, sparkling and chesse platter and the last night in the forest view with tub and underfloor heating in bathroom looking out onto courtyard. Both these different styles of accommodation were exceptional and spotless! We enjoyed degustation dinner... 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 at Spicers Tamarind. I am pleased you were able to take some time out of your busy lives and find some time to relax and enjoy the property. To be able to experience both our villa styles is an added bonus for you. It was a pleasure meeting you both... More

Brisbane Adelaide Street
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this hotel for couples. We wanted a couple of days away and this was perfect. Secluded, no street noise, only the noise of the water from the little falls running behind the property. Nice for walking too. A must for a romantic getaway.

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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 here at Spicers Tamarind. It is rare to find a property so close to civilization, without the hustle and bustle and all of the noise that comes with it. We are glad that you were able to relax and enjoy our beautiful, natural surrounds. We look forward to welcoming you... More

Brisbane, Australia
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301 reviews 301 reviews
63 hotel reviews
442 helpful votes 442 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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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