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“Beautiful Location + Beautiful Staff = Great Weekend Away”

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Seaview Farm Retreat
Brisbane, Australia
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“Beautiful Location + Beautiful Staff = Great Weekend Away”
Reviewed June 17, 2012

Found this place on Trip Advisor and myself and 3 of my best friends chose to stay here for a girls weekend away. We stayed in the cottage and were super impressed with the property. The cottage is so cute and had everything we needed (plus Local brie and fudge waiting for us!). The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was sensational. The views from this place are 2nd to none over the valley all the way the the gold coast. We loved watching the Llamas, guinea fowl and cows which are on the property. We took the Girls Weekend Package and the Massages were a great way to end our few days away & The hosts didn't rush us to leave, even though it was way later than check-out time. Will def stay here again. Thanks Teena & Russell

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Brisbane
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Reviewed May 16, 2012 via mobile

We were married in Canungra and chose SeaView Farm Retreat for our wedding night. It was an absolute pleasure to stay there - all cottages have superb views, from your back deck you can see the lights of the Gold Coast by night and the sunrise over the ocean by day. From the front door you look up at the farm house and cows in the field.

Inside, the cottages are stunning - luxuriously decorated, log fire, big comfy bed, a huge spa bath with big bay windows that open fully into the crisp night air. A cheese platter was waiting for us on arrival, and in the morning the particular breakfast we'd selected was delivered by the owners - delicious!

We couldn't fault SeaView - staying there, if only for one night, really topped off our wedding!

Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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perth wa
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

Lack of basic hot water was the first sign of a ruined stay.On arrival warmly greeted by owners , spectacular views, luxurious chalet tasty cheese platter on arrival but then it went downhill................After a meal out we decided to fill up the spa and enjoy the night view, but very little water pressure, then no hot water at all. Had to drive up to owners house in the dark to get him to fix plumbing so we could at least have a shower. After attempts at getting it fixed pressure still too slow for spa, so we had to use low pressure shower. We lit the fire in room and all night there was a continual knocking sound on flue base which kept us up most of the night. After little sleep we were looking forward to a nice warm cooked breakfast but........owner came to our chalet informing us that the grilled breakfast had to be cooked by us-Why werent we informed the day before? We attempted to cook the meal on barbeque but the left plate didnt even work so we were left with uncooked eggs and hash brown.The lack of basic maintenance in this retreat spoiled our whole night away.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 10, 2012

We stayed in the cottage for 2 nights in April 2012 and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The cottage was lovely - the pictures on the website doesn't do it justice. There are so many great little touches - such as chocolates, biscuits and cheese and crackers on arrival. Breakfast was also absolutely fantastic. And not to mention we loved all the animals on the property.

The cottage is also very well kitted out for self catering or entertaining.

Thanks so much Teena and Russell for an excellent stay and we are sure to come again. We didn't want to leave!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Brisbane
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Reviewed April 29, 2012

Wow, what a place and what beautiful generous people. Hard to leave, definately be coming back. Thanks for sharing your oasis with a view.

Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 22, 2012

We stayed in cottage 3 for the night before, and the night of, our wedding. The view is absolutely spectaular, looking down the mountain from the Tweed to North Straddie. The cottage was beautifully appointed, with a deck running the full length and catching the sunrise over the ocean, a comfy bed and lounge area and a spa bath with the same breathtaking view. Teena & Russell (the owners) were so freindly and welcoming. And the cottages were so private you could forget that anyone else even existed nearby. The breakfasts were really tasty and a good size meal. Can't say enough good things about this stay...it was simply divine! We will definitely be coming back again and again for anniversaries and any other excuse we can think of! The only bad part of the stay was that we had to leave at all...I was trying to convince my new husband that we should just live there :)

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

This is the third time we have stayed at Seaview Farm Retreat, we have now stayed in all three cabins and it just keeps getting better. Each cabin has a subtle difference making each on unique in it's own special way. Teena and Russell are just the best hosts you could wish for, they are there when needed but never intrusive, Teena even remembered a conversation we had had 6 months earlier and asked how things were going with the particular situation. We will keep coming back to this oasis on the mountain.....

Room Tip: All rooms are excellent, the views are the same, the quality and cleanliness are the same, each room...
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Seaview Farm Retreat
Address: Seaview Farm Retreat 112 Golf Course Rd, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Scenic Rim > Tamborine Mountain
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Ranked #7 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Tamborine Mountain
Number of rooms: 3

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