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Melawondi Spring Retreat
Ranked #1 of 3 Imbil B&B and Inns
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Peace in the rain”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Had a lovely time, great food, peaceful surroundings. And it rained and rained and rained. We left in the midst of a hude deluge but would have been quite happy to have stayed longer. We enjoyed Imbil Markets and Kenilworth Cheese. Most of all we enjoyed the environment and peaceful surrounds

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melawondi, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. It was lovely to meet you both and it was an absolute pleasure to have you both stay here. Happy to hear the rain didn’t spoil your weekend. It is also lovely to hear our guests enjoy some of the local attractions in the Mary Valley area - we really are very lucky to live in such a beautiful natural environment. We look forward to meeting you both again one day soon & maybe you might be able to stay a big longer next time! Take care. Thank you ~ Tanya, Tony & Emma
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Bangalow, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

If you're looking for a location for a romantic getaway with your special someone, you must consider Melawondi Sprind Retreat! All the mod cons are included, fabulous open plan / double shower, perfectly appointed lounge and free standing bath... The romance awaits! The cabin is located within a private, bush land setting which allows for you to focus purely on each other.
You're hosts, Tanya and Tony incredibily attentive to any special needs you may have prior or during your stay. This retreat must be considered for established couples who are looking to spend time solely with each other.

Room Tip: Best suited for established couples (open plan bathroom) Don't hesitate to contact Tanya for an...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melawondi, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Thank you both for visiting Melawondi Spring Retreat & taking the time to write a fabulous review!! We agree that it is a perfect destination to focus & spend quality time with that ‘special’ someone. We are very happy that you enjoyed your weekend away & look forward to meeting you both again one day soon! Take care ~ Tanya, Tony & Emma
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Brisbane
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

Our 2nd visit to Melawondi was just as peaceful and perfect as our first visit. 3 nights of stressfree indulgence - just perfect for our 12th wedding anniversary. Thanks again Tanya, Tony and Emma for the beautiful breakfast provisions, sweet treats and personal touches. Highly recommended doesn't explain just how special Melawondi is!!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Melawondi, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, November 15, 2012
Thank you again Maree & Gerard for taking the time to write an excellent review!! We are very happy you enjoyed all the special touches during your second stay to celebrate your 12th wedding anniversary. Melawondi is a special place & it is great to know that our guests are able to relax & enjoy in perfect surroundings. It was such a pleasure to catch up with you both again & we hope you can visit us again soon! Cheers – Tanya, Tony & Emma
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

Melawondi Spring Retreat was a great getaway from the city. The accommodation is wonderful and peacefully located. The champagne and nibbles were a great way to start our evening away. The clear night provided a clear sky filled with stars and the fire created a great ambience. The fresh produce for breakfast is also a great touch, not to mention watching the kangaroo's in the paddock - thank you Tanya and Tony for sharing your space!

Room Tip: The Luxury Studio accommodates only 2 people so peace and tranquility guaranteed!
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Melawondi, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, August 18, 2012
Thank you Susan for taking the time to provide a fantastic review & lovely description of what we offer at Melawondi Spring Retreat. We appreciate the feedback and are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in peaceful surroundings. Also great to hear you had the opportunity to watch the kangaroos in the paddocks & enjoy clear skies for those "special" starry nights. Hopefully you will have the opportunity again in the future to visit Melawondi! Take care! Cheers ~ Tanya & Tony
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hervey bay
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

What a great destination - what great hosts!! Tony, Tanya and Emma went out of their way to make our stay an unforgettabke exoerience.. Tranquil surroundings, great food, great amenities - an awesome place to escape the busy world, recharge and refocus!

thanks heaps!!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Melawondi, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, July 31, 2012
Thank you both for a fabulous review!! Melawondi Spring Retreat is definately the place to escape from the world and just chill out!! It was our absolute pleasure to have you both stay here & to know that you appreciate what we offer. We are so pleased that you chose Melawondi to recharge & refocus and very happy that you enjoyed your weekend here. It was also lovely to chat with you both about how we started Melawondi Spring Retreat!! We look forward to catching up with you both again soon! Thank you ~ Tanya, Tony & Emma
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed June 10, 2012

First class accommodation in a beautiful and secluded setting.
The little things like the personalised hand written welcome note , the cheese platter and the home made cake all helped make the weekend very special.
Breakfast was fantastic and enjoyed on the deck with the birds for compan.
Would recommend Melawondi to couples wanting to get away from everyday life.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, June 26, 2012
Thank you for your lovely description of our accommodation at Melawondi Spring Retreat & for recommending to other couples to getaway from everyday life. We appreciate you taking the time to write a great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay & all the little things that made your weekend very special. We look forward to your return here one day soon! Cheers ~ Tanya & Tony
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Brisbane
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

Our 2 night stay at Melawondi Spring Retreat this week was absolutely perfect.

Every last detail has been thought of from beautiful breakfast provisions in the morning, freshly baked biscuits, wine and cheese plate in your room when you arrive and beautiful soft bath robes and towels.
The room was spotless and beautifully appointed with a USB of beautiful music to listen to and a pile of the latest home decorating magazines to pour over all provided.

My favorite thing about Melawondi and the reason why we chose this destination over others was the secluded location. This cabin provides absolute privacy from the world and Tanya and Tony (your hosts) are absolutely discreet.

I could rant and rave on all day but just try it for yourself, you won't be disappointed!!!

Room Tip: The luxury studio should be your only choice.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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, Owner at Melawondi Spring Retreat, responded to this review, June 26, 2012
Thank you for your fantastic description of what we offer here at Melawondi Spring Retreat. We appreciate the recommendations and for taking the time to write a great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay & the privacy from the world – exactly what we strive to achieve for all our guests. We look forward to your return here one day soon! Cheers. Tanya & Tony
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Property: Melawondi Spring Retreat
Address: 149 Melawondi Rd, Imbil, Queensland 4570, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Imbil
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Imbil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Melawondi Spring Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melawondi Spring Retreat's provides the perfect setting for two types of accommodation choices - "Luxury Studio" and the budget style "Spring View Cabin" . Both types of accommodation are nestled on 30 acres of natural bushland with spectacular views situated in the Mary Valley less than two hours from Brisbane. From the moment you arrive at Melawondi Spring Retreat, you will feel a sense of serenity, tranquility and total seclusion within a relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 
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