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Licuala Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11, Mission Circle, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Dormagen, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed only one night at this beautiful place and enjoyed it so much. We arrived on 25th of Dec and our hosts were so kind to buy us all you need for a good barbecue. So we had a nice dinner and met nice other guests. The breakfast is amazing. One of the best we had in Australia. The... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Matthilda - thanks for your review. Xmas Day in North Qld pretty much means that the BBQ will put to good use. Breakfast with other guests is a great time to have a gossip and share holiday stories and info. Lots of fresh fruit at this time of year from the garden including pineapples, dragonfruit and mango. Yummo !!... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Licuala Lodge for one night as a stop over but we wish we had stayed longer. Mick and Sue are fabulous hosts and made us feel very at home, they provided us with a lot of helpful information about what to do in the area. Breakfast was well beyond what we expected, with everything we could have... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rachel - Breakfast here is a great experience, not just the food but also sharing the table with other guests makes it all the more pleasurable. Sitting on the balcony at night listening to all the rainforest sounds is a welcome change from listening to road traffic for sure. Many thanks for your review Love and kisses to all... More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mission Beach was our second stop on a 9 week trip of Australia and we were overwhelmed by our idyllic Licuala Lodge was with its lovely tropical garden and fabulous pool. Mick and Sue, fantastic, helpful hosts, had contacted us before we arrived and arranged our pick up and trip to the Barrier Reef. The accommodation was perfect nice room... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Tina - thanks for your review. If any guests are arriving by the Greyhound then we will happily pick them up and return them to the bus stop (which is about 1km away). We can arrange tours, usually save you a few dollars and throw in a bottle of wine. We do have an honesty system for the laundry,... More 

Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect resort style tropical accommodation immaculately designed and maintained. Great salt water pool with a mini waterfall and some shade. Also, cassowaries visiting in the morning are a highlight. We were lucky both mornings to see a mother with two chicks. Booked for one night but we decided to stay one more day just to relax and enjoy the place... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Simon - thanks for your review. Cassowary sightings are a wonderful experience especially when the chicks are very young (and very inquisitive). Since you left the gardens have had a good few centimetres of welcome rain. A lot of people intend to stay in Mission Beach for just one night, but end up staying an extra night or two.... More 

Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place lovely hosts mike and sue are great. Breakfast great they have breakfast with the guests and tell you everything you need to know. They can arrange al your trips and book them for you and sometime save you a lot of money. Great pool and lovely gardens. Rooms clean and good size. Shared kitchen and area have everything... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Rocco - thanks for your kind words. It was great to have you both here over Christmas. Sometimes we feel we are so lucky that we have such super guests, happy to be alive and above all a great sense of humour. Many thanks for our Christmas present and also for the all the fish you caught whilst on... More 

Cairns
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My wife wanted a FNQ quiet weekend and we were nicely surprised to find this peaceful and secluded location in Mission Beach. Then it just got better... The hosts of Mick & Sue were fantastic, nothing was ever too much trouble and they keep the place looking immaculate. We would certainly be encouraging other to have the get-away experience. Breakfast... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Jeff (and Makoto) - many thanks for your review. Sue's home made breads, jams, marmalades and peanut butter are becoming legendary in the Mission Beach area :-) Our pineapples are now ready, the dragonfruit is now in season and producing lots of fruit, and our mango tree is fruiting for the first time (yippee). And we're also having some... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had a one night stopover on our way from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas and we were lucky to find Licuala Lodge and the great hosts in Mick and Sue. Arriving mid-afternoon we were greeted by Mick who told us about the local area and restaurants, and encouraged us to put pins in our hometowns on his world maps.... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gabsofkiv - Mission Beach is a great place to stop on the trip from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas/Daintree. Very laidback and close to nature. Excellent place to see a cassowary up close, and of course a great place for breakfast :-) Our pool is very warm at this time year, even in the evening. Hope you enjoyed your... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We spent one night here on our way to Townsville - good room, friendly staff and a comfy bed. One of the best breakfasts we've had as well. In the morning we saw the local (friendly?) cassowary walking by the garage and got some good photos.

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ann - thanks for the review. And the good news is that our male cassowary has returned after being missing for a couple of months with a new chick. Just one, but it's another cassowary which is always good news. Glad you liked the bed and breakfast (pun intended ho ho) Love to all in sunny Manchester Mick and... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Just returned for a self drive tour of Eastern Australia and were fortunate enough to stay at the Licuala Lodge in Mission Beach, Queensland. What a fantastic place! The owners, Mick and Sue instantly make you feel at home and are very helpful and attentive. The atmosphere is relaxed and very peaceful and the breakfast is to die for! The... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Andy - thanks for your kind words. Our female cassowary is putting in daily appearances at the moment, and the male cassowary is sitting on eggs so we expect to see him with a chick or two around Christmas time. Hope that all the photos you took will bring back pleasant memories of your visit down under. Love to... More 

Burton Pidsea, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Fantastic b&b on the outskirts of Mission Beach (1 & 3/4 hour drive from Cairns Airport). Idyllic spot, rooms are in stilts which look over the vast gardens. Ideal for spotting the resident Cassawary! Sue & Mick are excellent hosts and have thought of everything down to supplying earplugs to shut out the nocturnal squawks and screeches of the nearby... More 

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LicualaLodge, Owner at Licuala Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Carol - thanks for the review. Our resident cassowary is back to making her daily visits (sometimes twice daily). The earplugs do come in handy at times. Lots of guests are enchanted (?) by the night sounds, and a good debate can take place at the breakfast table deciding the origin of the noise. And a good tip to... More 

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Address: 11, Mission Circle, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Mission Beach
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Hotel Class:4 star — Licuala Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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