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Milkwood Lodge Rainforest Retreat

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Annan Rd, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Rothbury, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed 5 nights in the rainforest lodge and enjoyed every minute. Hosts John & Viv are thoughtful and caring "like family". The cabins are smallish but well appointed. You definitely need a car as it is a little out of town and has the benefit of being very quiet and serene.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do you start a review on Milkwood Lodge, there are so many delightful things to say, John picked us up from the Airport with a smile and a joke and drove us to beautiful Milkwood lodge in its semi rainforest setting every thing was clean and well presented and a more restful place to stay would be hard to... More 

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Termeil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful setting. Pole house cabins overlooking hillside tropical garden. Quiet and relaxing. Close to Cooktown. Split level cabins a bit testing on old knees. Overall a very pleasant place to stay at a reasonable price.

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The service was friendly and the room looked like the one advertised!! Absolutely serene and picturesque. One of the best places I've ever stayed in. The owner was extremely helpful and knowledgeable.

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Thank Sophie W
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

A great 3 night stay in the pole cabins just outside of Cooktown. Perfect for couples. The cabins had a beautiful view and were very comfortable with all the necessary amenities. There is a lovely swimming pool and BBQ for guests to use. The host John is fantastic with his guests. The hospitality in Far North Queensland is tremendous. LisaB,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We found Milkwood Lodge to be very quiet and comfortable accommodation just out of Cooktown. The kitchen was well equipped for cooking and the bed was comfortable. Lounge room furniture was a bit old and dated but was OK. The owners were very friendly and helpful and very keen to point out many sights in the area. Would stay here... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We stayed in a spacious cabin in a nice secluded bush setting, quiet and private. Definitely need a car to get to town. Furniture is a bit tired and needs updating. Owners are very friendly and helpful.

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Cairns, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

What an absolute gem of a find.......we are already planning on returning next year. Even thought the place was pretty much occupied we didn't see let alone hear anyone else in this slice of paradise. The staff were awesome and really went out of their way to ensure a pleasant stay.

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Thank Meredith W
Bloemfontein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We were so great to stay at John,s lodge. He made us feel like long lost family that came to visit. He even invited us to his private bbq. We sat around his bbq listening to all his delite full stories about Cooktown. The next day he gave us a map of all the places worth visiting. He even gave... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Had a very relaxing time. The split level pole cabins are comfortable and clean with lovely views. A nice verandah to relax on. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there again. In fact staying another 3 days again this week.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Milkwood Lodge Rainforest Retreat

Address: Annan Rd, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cooktown
Price Range: $110 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Milkwood Lodge Rainforest Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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