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Licuala Lodge

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11, Mission Circle, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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FNQ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely property set in beautiful colorful tropical gardens. Rooms are very comfortable and very clean. Location is great and only a few km to Wongaling and mission each. Breakfast served on the veranda was tasty and plentiful. The home baked bread and cakes delicious. We will return to Licuala Lodge

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Dottie - thanks for your kind words, much appreciated. Home baked bread is something that everyone should try, so much better than shop bought bread. Love to all in the sunny FNQ Mick and Sue More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once more a wonderful stay at Licuala lodge. Mick & Sue are very relaxed hosts who make your stay as comfortable as possible. If you stay two nights they even throw in a lovely bottle of wine, cheers! A short drive drive to Mission Beach which is definitely picking up after the two cyclones.

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Po53 - glad you returned here all the way from ole Blighty, and that we could share a glass or two with you. We like our guests to be as relaxed as we are when they get here - all makes for a wonderful stay. Love and Kisses to all in sunny Liverpool Mick and Sue More 

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mick has the gardens looking spectacular. Its lovely just to wander around them. The pool was awesome--so private and just the right size and temperature. We saw lots of beautiful birds and butterflies. Cassowaries are known to visit too. Breakfast was delicious and there was certainly plenty! Our rooms were immaculate and provided comfort and space. There are great amenities... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

G'day Kerry - not many natives go swimming in our pool in August, but you were the exception !! Good on ya ! We also like our guests to have a sense of humour - it makes the world go round. Love and Kisses to all in sunny Canberra Mick and Sue More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our stay at Licuala Lodge was one of the highlights of our trip to Australia. Beautiful surroundings, the lodge is set well away from the street, very quiet, the only thing you hear are the sounds of the rainforest. The buildings are surrounded by rainforest to one side and their own large, beautiful garden to the other. The room itself... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for the wonderful and lengthy review. I think you have covered everything, and we very much appreciate the time you have taken to write so much. When our guests are happy - we are happy :-) Love and Kisses to all in sunny Berlin Mick and Sue More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We occupied the whole of Licuala lodge for a family reunion for a week. It suited our needs perfectly with lots of spaces to gather together and hide away, a beautiful pool for the children, a magnificent tropical garden with birds, butterflies and a frequently visiting friendly cassowary. Mick and Sue are friendly, helpful and flexible hosts and breakfast was... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Yamtrail - we don't have many guests that book out the whole Lodge, but if your group numbers around 12 then all we can do is agree with you that it is the perfect place :-) Cooking and laundry is all here, along with the cassowary. And as you so rightly point out, plenty to do in Mission Beach... More 

Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Dear Sue and Mick Thank You for your hospitality. What a lovely stay we had. We were 3 nights in your b&b. It felt like home. The last day we had a lovely day on the swimming pool with beautiful weather. There we saw a cassowary. The nights were so quite and dark. The breakfast wonderful. Thank you very much... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gerhard and Els - thanks for the review. And thanks very much Els for helping me in the garden on your last day. All help is very much appreciated. Love to all in the sunny Netherlands Mick and Sue More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We were delighted to have chosen this accommodation for our stay in the Mission Beach area. A huge bonus was the shared guest area separate from the bedrooms where we could prepare and eat meals, mingle with other guests and even do the laundry if required. The bedrooms were lovely although we could see that if all rooms were occupied... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for the review. Glad we were to your liking and that you got to see a cassowary. Love to all in sunny Wellington Mick and Sue More 

Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed at Licuala Lodge for 3 nights, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Mick and Sue are great hosts. We booked a queen room but was upgraded to a king-sized suite with our own private verandah. We booked the accommodation and water-rafting through their websites and got some discounts and two free bottles of wines. We... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Tan_Soo_Hian - thanks for the review, our very first review from Singapore !!!! You can generally find a bargain if you book directly with accommodation and we are no exception. Breakfast is also a highlight for us - guests are happy to exchange holiday stories, and overlooking our tropical gardens. In the winter months (July/August/September) there is lots more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wè had a fantastic stay great hosts, very relaxing the area this lodge is situated among rainforest and the beach many walking trails and we will definitely returning to Mission Beach area and licuala lodge

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

G'day Steve (and Belinda) - thanks for the review. Mission Beach is a great place to relax (it's what you need to do when you are on vacation). Wonderful rainforest and plenty of walking trails to choose from. We look forward to seeing you again :-) All the best Mick and Sue More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Tucked away in a quiet street at Wongaling Beach is this lovely B & B. Hosts Mick & Sue cater to every need imaginable & the breakfasts are divine. Help with planning your days activities or booking a trip is no hassle - you may even get a discount ! The B & B itself is a lovingly maintained pole... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Simon - thanks for the review. Always happy to help our guests with booking trips, and quite often we can get a special price and throw in a bottle of wine - all part of the service. The garden is beginning to look good again after the wet season - and glad to supply all and sundry with cuttings... More 

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