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The Reef Retreat Palm Cove

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Nestled in a peaceful rainforest setting, amongst the majestic paperbark trees you will find THE REEF RETREAT, Palm Cove. Just a 30 second stroll, 50 meters to idyllic Palm Cove beach and restaurants. Palm Cove is a 25 minute drive north of the Cairns International Airport. The Reef Retreat in Palm Cove is a low rise four-star boutique suite style offering a choice of accommodation from studios, spa suites, 1 Bedroom Suites, 2 and 3 bedroom Apartment. Every room is designed to give you all the comforts of home complete with bedroom, bathroom, living area TV/DVD Player, Ipod docks, kitchenette with stovetop and micro-wave, FREE Cable TV, FREE WIFI and spacious private balconies, with views of the pool, lush tropical gardens and the lush green mountains. The Apartment is fully self-contained with laundry facilities. The Resort offers complimentary barbeque and entertainment area for guest use and is licensed to sell Beer, Wine & Spirits for consumption on site. There is a hea
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The accommodation was spacious and comfortable, the suites were within 100 yards of the beach and loads of nice restaurants within easy walking distance. Unfortunately the weather was bad (high winds and torrential rain) which meant some of our excursions weren't available but
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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. It is good to know you had an enjoyable stay despite the weather.
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Stayed for 7 nights. Design of apartment complex looked very colonial. Room size for an apartment was good. Good size bed, good aircon, good design of the apartment area. Equipment in kitchen was good. Guest laundry on site. Layout of gardens. Pool was on the small size and
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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for your feedback. Yes you are correct the pool area is surrounded by large Melaleuca trees that provide a shaded environment, which is one of the key features of the Reef Retreat. We recommend the beach for those who want the full on sun experience. The Reef Retreat is a complex of self contained, self catering apartments. As with most self-catering accommodation daily housekeeping is not included in the room rate but can be arranged for a small fee. Guests staying 5 nights or more receive a mid-stay service with linen and towels changed. Clean towels are available from reception at no extra charge should they be required. The Reef Retreat does not have a restaurant or bar on site There are 28 restaurants, cafes and bars within easy walking distance, with the furthest being a 10 minute walk.
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A very special place to stay, the environment and setting allows you to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The Reef Retreat has everything you need, including a beautiful outdoor dining/sitting area with a BBQ to use, located 50 meters from the Main Street it's an easy
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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
Responded Dec 6, 2018
Thanks mjhill we are pleased to hear that your stay with us was an enjoyable one
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Stayed for 9 nights and found room to have everything you needed including a kitchenette which was very useful. Room was cleaned and linen changed every three days. Buildings just getting a bit tired and outside of building could do with a bit of a clean. Overall though
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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
Responded Nov 16, 2018
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It was just such a relaxing holiday. We could either lay around on a Banana Lounge by the poo with a drinkl, have a swim or spa or both or just a short walk away was the beach there were cafe's, restaurants etc all in walking distance!!
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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm Cove
Responded Oct 28, 2018
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. It is good to know your stay was an enjoyable one.
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Hot and Sunny in OCT a good time to visit cairns before it gets too humid
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I would like to know what type of breakfast is served
Breakfast is not actually served but everything you need is supplied in your room,assorted breads, fruits, yogurts etc so you can make your own
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Hi Is there a hairdryer provided please?
Yes, one is fixed to the wall.
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Is it possible to get an online grocery delivery from Coles supermarket?
Yes it is. We went with Beaches Meet and Greet bus and they stopped at Coles so we could get our week's groceries. That's another alternative.
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"Room 28 looking over the pool was good."
"There aren’t lifts to the upper floors - didn’t worry us though, but if you were elderly it could be an issue."
"Pool view apartment was great and very fairly priced."
"Room with balcony, lounge and outdoor kitchen facilities, great comforts."
"If your not keen on stairs ask for a room on the ground floor."
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PRICE RANGE
$94 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the reef retreat hotel palm cove
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionPalm Cove
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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