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Tuki Retreat

60 Stoney Rises Rd, Smeaton, Victoria 3364, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to get away, especially in winter - nice bottle of vino in hand in front of the fire place - unreal. Make sure you place a reservation if you are going to have dinner on the property. It's a bit of a drive to eat elsewhere.

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Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We loved our cabin, nice open fire, candles, spa, big bed, fantastic outlook, breakfast provisions, we were suitably impressed with the overall setup. Arrived Friday night for a 2 night stay. We were told the restaurant doesn't open past 6pm. We took a trip to the local pub. But we were interested in eating trout, as we were staying at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Out of the way in the middle of a big property, however not a long drive before you are in daylsford or hepburn springs. The rooms were well furnished and clean service and food great. overall a great escape from the world for a while.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We booked this cottages to spend our anivesary and then on our way they called us and said that they have double booked and had to cansel our booking...very disaponting. Really Bad communication..ruined our plans..poor management.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in Tuki Retreat for our wedding anniversary and i could say it was one of the most tranquil and peaceful retreat we had. The property is a fair drive down from its main gate, we didnt expected that. So it was a surprise and it was no big deal for us though that was almost 11 o'clock in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

After speaking with Jan and requesting a Gift Voucher be sent out I was excited to present my wife with what I hoped was going to be a great weekend away. I then proceeded to book massages and restaurants to make the weekend something special. Having gone to this trouble, I was very disappointed to be called and told 'I... More 

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TukiRetreat, Manager at Tuki Retreat, responded to this review

We apologise Glenn for disappointing you. I was unable to meet your needs as the function we were hosting changed its needs. There was no financial loss on your part. as a small business you cannot be all things to all people and we are sorry for the inconvenience. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Although it was several years ago now that my then partner and I had our honeymoon weekend at Tuki. Relationship ended, but I must admit my memory of this place was glorious. Our cabin was spotless and just gorgeous. We had beautiful views, the best food, lovely service, and were left in peace and quiet. Our visit there was in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We had a wonderful weekend at Tuki Retreat. We were surprised to be upgraded to a spa cottage, which was lovely. The fireplace is sensational, as is the amazing breakfast provisions provided. Most places provide meagre, or no breakfast provisions any more, but Tuki Retreat is not one of those! The rooms were nicely decorated in a rustic style and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

As part of our yearly conference, we visited Tuki for a spot of trout fishing and dinner. The experience was five star. Robert and Jan were warm, informative and helpful and the food was exceptional! The views are gorgeous, as is the restuarant and fireplace. Strongly recommended. Malcolm GFIN Group of Companies

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We love dining at Tuki. The food is all grown/raised on the property, and it's magnificent! We've also stayed in the cottages twice. This last week, we spent just one night (would have liked more) in Cottage 1. It's a comfy one bedroom cottage overlooking the lake and hills. It was a very hot day, but cooled nicely, and altho... More 

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