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Cocos Castaway

81 Sydney Highway, 6799
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in West Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
TravelDude747 Gold Coast, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Gold Coast, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cocos Castaway is a relaxing seaside option 2 minutes walk from the airport. The rooms are basic, but clean, comfortable and well provisioned with most having an attached veranda with a few chairs and a table. The Cocos Islands have some of the best beaches in the world but don't come to the Cocos if you crave for a luxurious... More

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ppiieeff, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, and glad to read the Cocos Islands offered you a pleasant holiday. Cocos Castaway certainly does relate to your suggestions about the grassed area, unfortunately this land does not belong to Cocos Castaway, and therefore we are not permitted to make use of it as suggested. But the comforts of our guests are our... More

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Castaways was recommended to us (as was Cocos) and we can whole heartedly pass this on. We could not have wished for anything more to have been supplied to enable our comfort and the information and friendliness we received from Annaliese & Graham was exceptional. Tip: Friday for fresh bread - essential. Bethere early!

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Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

3rd stay on Cocos Island and 2nd stay at Castaways! (And won't be my last visit to this Island paradise either!) Can't recommend Castaways enough. All the villas are beautifully appointed and has a lovely non-specific tropical/beach theme. They are spacious and comfortable - fully air conditioned with ceiling fans; great bathroom/shower; normal sized fridge(as in not a bar fridge);... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The amount of heart and soul that has gone into creating this accommodation and maintaining the gardens is quite staggering!!! We spent a week there and it was sensational. Definitely the best accommodation available on the Coco's Islands. Every thought or whim has been catered for here at Castaway with the kitchen fully kitted out with eskies, picnic baskets, mosquito... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Cocos castaway is well set up. It's easy to get to and has everything you need in the room. Annaliese and Graham are friendly and welcoming people. I will definitely be back for the diving and stay at Castaway again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This was our 15th trip to Cocos in 13 years and our 12th time in Castaway. We wouldn't go anywhwere else! We come for the scuba diving. In our opion this is the best accommodation on the island and central for all your needs (bar, supermarket {of sorts} telecommuications centre and visitor centre). Bicycles provided for the energetic to get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We (2 of us) stayed for 2 weeks in a standard room. It was well appointed with cooking facilities, TV, washing machine etc, and an excellent balcony. Castaway is 100 metres from the Airport terminal, Cocos Club, Dory's Cafe, the medical centre, the supermarket, dive shop and information centre. Graham and Annaliese are knowledgable and friendly hosts. There are free... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Cocos Castaway is the perfect place to stay while at Cocos. Graham and Analeis have done the place to perfection. The decor is spot on, you have everything you need in the kitchen, and the bikes are free to borrow at any time. It's also right next to a lovely spot where you can watch the sunset, and even see... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I’m presently on my 9th visit to the Cocos Keeling Islands – the islands offer exactly what I want – diving, snorkelling, camping, simple peaceful relaxation - and few tourists! I’ve stayed at Cocos Castaway on each of my visits, and would now find it difficult to consider staying elsewhere on island – to the extent, on occasion, of planning... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I have just returned to England from my 7th trip to Cocos Castaway and I just can't say enough about it and it certainly won't be my last visit! It is a wonderful place to stay - there is absolutely everything you could ever need for the best holiday ever. Wonderfully situated - amazing views over the ocean and wonderful... More

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Address: 81 Sydney Highway, 6799
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Location: Indian Ocean > Cocos (Keeling) Islands > West Island
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