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Pethers Rainforest Retreat

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   28B Geissmann Street, North Tamborine, Queensland 4272, Australia
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful, large room (fireplace, hardwood floors), big balcony in the middle of the forest. Very much in tune with "nature." Relaxing quiet, individual, stand-alone unit. Good dining at restaurant. Comp. breakfast nice touch. Nice change from city. Spa services performed in room (not for me). No internet connection (not unexpected).

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at retreats that were much nicer for the same dollars. Breakfast was to be delivered at 8:00am but arrived closer to 9:00am. Reception mistook my husband for the water delivery man rather than a paying customer. Overall I would have given a rating if two but the restaurant had the best pork dish I have ever eaten.... More

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PethersNthTamborine, General Manager at Pethers Rainforest Retreat, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. In regards to Breakfast it was delivered 10 minutes late as you did not wish to have sultanas, our breakfast contains just right and fruit bread. So the team went to the local bakery to get croissants and the local shops to obtain something more to your liking... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Plan carefully before you book Pethers, especially if you like to stay connected This place isn't for everyone, it has some wonderful aspects but some drawbacks for those of us who are reliant on phone and internet access. We came with another couple and stayed for 3 nights Friday to Monday in August The good . . . On arrival... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My stay at pethers was beautiful. The staff are so lovely, and the value for money was superb. The rooms are so gorgeous and so private it feels like you're in the middle of no where. The restaurant is also 10/10 - my beef just fell apart. I would recommend pethers to everyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

always a great relaxing getaway for 2! absolute rainforest serenity and beautiful cabins - spacious and luxurious. make sure to enjoy dinner in the Pethers restaurant on night one. loads of rainforest walks close by, plus a few cute mountain restaurants and cafes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a secluded location, on beautiful green grounds, hidden between the trees is a stunning cabin waiting. The check in process is smooth and the staff are welcoming and friendly. You are guided to your cabin where the fire is already lit and your included champagne and chocolates await. We have just returned from a 2 night stay at Pethers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very pleased to be greeted on arrival by the lovely lady at reception. Check-in was done quickly and efficiently we were then walked to our impressive retreat, Which we found to be well presented and clean. The Gas fireplace was found to be more than adequate in keeping us warm (we had it set to the middle setting).... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our stay the lady that checked us in was very helpful and friendly. However on the second night the service was not so great the lady serving our dinner forgot numerous things and we had to ask for them sometimes twice. But the first night the lady that served us was wonderful and food was amazing!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been recommended to stay here by friends so were very excited for our visit. We arrived and greeted by a lovely lady (sorry cant remember your name) very enthusiastic, gave us info on the local area, confirmed our dinner reservation and showed us to our retreat. It was beautiful, very cosy, absolutely huge and the chocs and champagne... More

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PethersNthTamborine, Manager at Pethers Rainforest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Pethers. We are extremely pleased to hear that you enjoyed Pethers, and that all of the accompaniments to your accommodation were to taste. We are however disappointed with your dining experience and wish to address this with you, as Pethers is designed for ultimate relaxation, and at no point should you have... More

Mooloolaba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are amazing, have lots of glass and an incredible rainforest view . They offer privacy are extremely spacious, have a great spa bath, gas fire, lounge and small dining table. We went in winter and unfortunately the gas fire wasn't enough to heat the room , so it was freezing overnight. We ate in the restaurant for dinner... More

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Thank you for taking the time to review Pethers. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and complimentary breakfast. We provide the continental breakfast basket to allow guests to not have to cook for themselves, and so they can truly relax without having to worry about domestic duties. I will certainly take your suggestions on board... More

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Address: 28B Geissmann Street, North Tamborine, Queensland 4272, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Scenic Rim > North Tamborine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Pethers Rainforest Retreat 5*
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High in the trees, amongst the birds, secluded from the outside world and in a pristine rainforest is the magical Pethers Rainforest Retreat.Pethers is a luxurious boutique retreat with just ten secluded, private and individual Tree Houses all offering a magnificent sub-tropical rainforest vista. Pethers is designed exclusively for adults.Each Tree House offers a private spa for two, fireplace, king size bedroom, entertainment system, lounge and dining areas with 5 metre high glass windows leading to an outdoor balcony and overlooks spectacular surrounds. ... more   less 
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