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“Fabulous holiday at The Beach Place, Yorkeys Knob.”
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The Beach Place
Ranked #34 of 85 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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“Fabulous holiday at The Beach Place, Yorkeys Knob.”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Our recent holiday at The Beach Place was one of the most relaxing and comfortable holidays
I have ever had. The location is five star, as is the accommodation, as are the hosts - who
couldn't have been more helpful. The "four of us" highly recommend The Beach Place and are
only sorry our stay couldn't have been longer.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

From the moment we arrived, we felt right at home. Malcolm provided stellar service and even helped us arrange water sports to SUP and kayak. He also made some phone calls to some of his associates to help us plan our free day. Any time we called or texted, he replied immediately. I cannot wait to go back. We are American and I agree with the other review that Malcolm was interested in learning about where we were from and educating us on the local area. His laid back style and wicked sense of humor still have us smiling every time we talk about him. The two bedroom apartment is quite spacious and very clean.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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malfunction48, Owner at The Beach Place, responded to this review, October 20, 2013
It is great to be offering a service and be acknowledged for doing what you enjoy especially among people who are out to make the most of there stay here in the Tropics.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed September 26, 2013

On the whole coast north of Cairns Yorkeys Knob is definitely the quietest and most romantic place of all beach places; and The Beach Place is the best in Yorkeys. Malcolm is not only a fantastic host but extremely knowledgeable man interested in other people's stories. Together with Anna they provide a special kind of hospitality that goes well beyond ordinary one. The view from the balcony is extraordinary and the long sandy beach a perfect place for walking and daydreaming. Enjoy evening drink observing stars and listening to eerie wailing calls of bush stone-curlews. Plan your trips from The Beach Place but return to its nest for reflection and peace!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Perth
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

A family of four with 2 adult children, we stayed at the Beach Place for 6 nights after spending 5 nights in the Daintree. The Beach Place was on a quiet street about 10 minutes drive from the centre of Cairns. We had a hire car and could get about easily. Anna and Malcolm were more than willing to assist with any queries and had loads of great suggestions. We would happily stay here again although it would be the icing on the cake if the cafe downstairs was up to scratch. The yacht club had good food and was easily walkable. The Beach Place made a great base for our Cairns holiday.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Home from home, fabulous hosts, great location, could'nt have wished for anything better.
If your looking along this coast - this is it! Nice location for getting about did Skyrail and railway, Daintree river trip and up to Port Douglas for wedding and out to Low Isles reef.
If we get to Australia again we shall book here.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Caen, France
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Malcolm and Anna were absolutely the kind of people you wish to have to guide you in Cairns and around. The apartment is really comfortable with everything you might need and you feel immediately at home. The beach is quiet and surprisingly not crowed at all (August), gorgeous place for a sun bath ! It was the perfect place we were looking for to rest our first week of holidays in Queensland.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Within 1-hour of arriving at the resort Malcolm was hands on saving the life of my nephew!!! The sea views from the apartments are STUNNING & the mile long beach is only 20-yards away & virtually empty during our stay in peak holiday season!! The BBQ that Malcolm, Anna & Tahlia hosted on the beach was MAGNIFICENT & their hospitality is UNRIVALLED. Their local knowledge & connections makes putting a completely custom itinerary together very quick, easy & cost effective. This is the place to stay in Cairns!!

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Property: The Beach Place
Address: 79 Sims Esp | Yorkeys Knob, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 85 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Beach Place 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Beach Place provides luxury 2 bedroom self-contained beachfront apartments in Yorkeys Knob Cairns, tropical Far North Queensland, Australia.Free Wi-Fi is included for in house guests. ... more   less 
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