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Marae Bed and Breakfast

Lot 1, Chook's Ridge | Shannonvale, Mossman, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Marae is the most fantastic place I've ever stayed in. The hosts Pam and John really make the place special, being welcoming, charming and very conversational. The house is pretty special too - the perfect design for tropical living with nary a pane of glass in sight but with wrap-around wooden shutters that open straight out to the tropical air.... More 

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Woodbury, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The hosts, Pam and John, are marvelous, witty, charming, delightful, and best of all they live in paradise as John so aptly describes it. And he’s totally right. The house is wonderful and the two rooms very comfortable, spacious, and well appointed. The view each morning at breakfast – delicious, by the way – is breathtaking. You have to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Marae is a wonderful place to stay in the Port Douglas/Mossman area. It is about 5 miles out of town so you need a car and must value a peaceful, natural scene over walking out your hotel door to a restaurant. The setting is beautiful - you eat a fabulous breakfast on a porch with views to the rain forest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A delightful spot with spectacular views, lovely rooms and gardens, plenty of birds and wildlife, delightful hosts and very convenient for everything you might wish to visit - Daintree Rain Forest, Barrier Reef, etc Alice & Derek

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was our first trip to Australia. We focused on Queensland, but weren't sure what to do (so much to see and how to distill it down to a few great experiences). Pam and John had wonderful suggestions for our precious few days we had there. We packed a lot in and had a great time getting to know them... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Close to Daintree River, the rainforest and Port Douglas, not far to Mossman Gorge, you will find Maraes B&B, a piece of paradise with caring and pleasant hosts Pam and John. In the middle of the calm nature, this wonderful couple will make your dreams of both relaxing and adventurous holidays come true. No matter if you would like to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Marae... "Elysium", resting place of the Gods, which is exactly what this beautiful retreat feels like. Tucked away in the hills of Mossman, , Marae is surrounded by bushland... Peaceful and quiet, except for the sounds of a multitude of various bird calls but close to the vibrant town of Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge and the Daintree forest. Hosts, Pam... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Where do we even begin? Marae was the perfect choice for our stay in the Port Douglas area. It is close enough to all of the action, but tucked away in beautiful Mossman where the sights and sounds make you feel as though you are in a tropical paradise. And you are! Pam and John were fabulous hosts. They were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Simply idyllic. We spent 5 nights at Marae, and could easily have stayed a lifetime! Pam and John are gracious and attentive hosts whose priority is the comfort of their guests. Marae is a haven of peace and tranquillity off the beaten track with easy access to Port Douglas, the Mossman Gorge, Daintree Forest, and the Great Barrier Reef. Highly... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We very much enjoyed our recent stay here for 2 nights. John and Pam are very interesting people and were so hospitable. Breakfast of pancakes and fresh fruit was delightful on the patio. The room is very nice and you have this lovely pool and garden right outside the door. The location is quiet and outside of Port Douglas in... More 

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