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“Management Issues” 2 of 5 stars
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The Villas Palm Cove
4.0 of 5 Villa   |   24 Warren St, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia   |  
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“Management Issues”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2006

Positives - Private Pool and good spa area.
Negatives - We were told that we were TOO LOUD DURING THE DAY in our own private pool as well as in the general communal pool. We were also victimised quite alot for being under the age of 35.
We had torches shone in our faces and yelled at for being too loud as we relaxed in the spa. Fare enough...it was after 10pm...but management really needs to learn how to deal with people at this place!

  • Liked — Private pool
  • Disliked — Management
  • Tips/Secrets — Dont put a foot wrong in this place
  • Stayed September 2006
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2006

Our family, 2 Adults, 2 young teens, stayed here July 2006.

The Villas is actually a small complex of villas set around a lovely swimming pool and BBQ area. Each villa has its own garage so there is never a problem with parking. The villas are individually owned and therefore each one is furnished and kitted out differently. We were in number 13, one of the deluxe villas with its own pool.

The villa's pool was small but would be ideal for really hot days when all you wanted was a quick plunge to cool off. We made more use of the main pool as it was bigger and has a spa pool too.

Our villa was very well furnished. The kitchen was well equipped and the rooms were large and airy. There was also a huge TV which the children liked. Some of the furnishings were a little older than most but that suited us as it meant we could relax.

The complex is about 10 minutes walk down to Palm Cove beach which is where all the restaurants are. We enjoyed the walk but it is only 2 minutes by car if you don't. Conversly you are 30 seconds from Captain Cook Highway for all the day trips.

We didn't see much of the management staff but when we did they were friendly and helpful. They have a lot of local knowledge and will book trips for you if you haven't made your own arrangements.

I would definitely recommend.

  • Liked — Location, pool, space, relaxed atmosphere
  • Tips/Secrets — Bring your own loo rolls - only one lot provided
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 24 Warren St, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Palm Cove
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Palm Cove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Villas Palm Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located just 20 minutes north of Cairns, The Villas Palm Cove offer holiday makers a relaxing atmosphere in lush, tropical surroundings. An ideal haven while exploring the scenic beauty of the Daintree rainforests, the Great Barrier Reef and the surrounding beaches. Our complex, comprising one and two storey completely self-contained Villas, takes advantage of the tropical atmosphere while providing our guests with every modern and luxurious amenity. ... more   less 
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