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“The whole experience was one of tranquility.”

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Daintree Rainforest Bungalows
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“The whole experience was one of tranquility.”
Reviewed July 7, 2012

I loved waking up with the sounds of the rainforest and the bird life was gorgeous. Sitting on the verandah having a cuppa really rejuvenated me and was a fabulous start to the days of exploring the local area. A big thankyou to Ed, who was very welcoming and the rooms were lovely and clean. This is one of those 'must see' locations and I'll be back again for sure!

  • Stayed June 2012
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Darwin, Australia
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Reviewed June 30, 2012

Welcoming, clean, pretty, relaxed and comfortable. What more could you want from a rainforest retreat.

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

A fantastic option for anybody considering staying within the tropical paradise of the Daintree Region. A very welcomed service, in addition to very clean, spacious and open cabins. The screened windows are absolutely great, as at night you can hear the nuances of the rainforest surrounding, while fresh air fills the room - while keeping out any unwanted insects and so forth.

I highly recommend this tropical rainforest setting in the pristine cow bay for anybody in search of good friendly service, backed up very good accommodation - A great option to get the most enjoyment and satisfaction out of your tropical holiday.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

We fell in love with this place. After noisy Cairns we wanted to have a look at Cape Tribulation for 4 days and rented a car. As we do not like spiders and snakes in our rooms, we were quite cautious to book any acccommodation, but finally agreed to take the risk to book in this property. Even the 2 nights minimum stay didn't put us off... LUCKILY!

Where to start... Ed and Sheryl are such friendly and helpful, but very uncomplicated hosts. The bungalows, which we expected to be not much more than a bed with some walls around, were actually really cute, spacious, well equipped (not much, but good), spotless clean, and absolutely bugproof. We slept windows open, but screens closed, so you enjoy the feeling to sleep right in the middle of the jungle on this clearing with the beautiful trees, but you feel absolutely safe from whatever could crawl around at night. Some of the bathrooms even have tiles in it, and Ed made sure that you have many cool things like mosquito spray, good coffee (plunger!), a small selection of cutlery and pans etc, and we found that we just had whatever we needed. And if something missed, or if you wanted to know something, these friendly people were always around to help you out.

Barbecue is avalable too, and there is another resort nearby where you can have good food and drinks, and internet etc. if needed. But we just enjoyed to unwind, free from internet, TV (except jungle TV, consisting of small geckos feeding outside the windows, much fun to watch) etc.

This is a little paradise, and we could have stayed even longer (we initally wanted to stay the minimum of two nights, and finally managed to stay 6 nights, the maximum we could possibly manage to extend our rental car). Long time since we relaxed so well, thanks so much!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Rochester, MN
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

We had a fantastic experience at the Daintree Rainforest Bungalows. Our cabin was comfortable, spotless, and very charming. We loved sleeping with the windows open and listening to the on and off rain and the creatures of the rainforest. The owners are very kind, friendly people. They were very helpful and gave good advice on activities. This was the highlight of our time in North Queensland. If we are every lucky enough to visit again, we will definitely stay here!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Safety Beach, Australia
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

Our stay at Daintree Forest Bungulows was nothing short of perfect. This fairytale location is an absolute MUST, if you are in the market to make lifetime memories. The cabins are extremely comfortable, clean and add to the beautiful, magical atmosphere of this very special place.

Your host, Ed, will warmly welcome you, and is happy to assist in familiarizing you with the incredible forest surroundings, - as well as all else that there is to see and do in the area. We suggest that you stay for more than just a few days, as this is a place that you will not want to leave.
Daintree Forest Bungalows is one Australia's most amazing best kept secrets.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed May 11, 2012

Simple,clean and comfortable cottage. Enjoyed our time here in April. Wish we could have stayed for much longer. The manager was very welcoming, helpful and informative. I have no trouble recommending this place to anyone travelling to the Daintree.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Daintree Rainforest Bungalows

Property: Daintree Rainforest Bungalows
Address: Lot 40 Spurwood Road, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cow Bay
Amenities:
Beach Beverage Selection Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Cow Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Daintree Rainforest Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Four timber cabins all with ensuites, kitchenettes and verandahs. Set apart from each other in tropical fruit orchard. Simple, no frills, bugproof, clean and comfortable with 24hr silent solar power. All cabins now fitted with quality Australian made Greywing queen beds. Free limited internet. Undercover barbecue area. Close to great beach and swimming holes. Central to all places of interest. ... more   less 
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