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Marae Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 4 Mossman B&B and Inns
Perth, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“"Elysium"”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Marae... "Elysium", resting place of the Gods, which is exactly what this beautiful retreat feels like. Tucked away in the hills of Mossman, , Marae is surrounded by bushland... Peaceful and quiet, except for the sounds of a multitude of various bird calls but close to the vibrant town of Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge and the Daintree forest. Hosts, Pam and John provide outstanding hospitality, wonderful breakfasts and interesting conversation . They will arrange tours, recommend restaurants and other activities to make your stay more enjoyable. They were recently placed in the top 10 B and Bs in Australia. Thanks for a wonderful stay. I will return.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

Where do we even begin? Marae was the perfect choice for our stay in the Port Douglas area. It is close enough to all of the action, but tucked away in beautiful Mossman where the sights and sounds make you feel as though you are in a tropical paradise. And you are! Pam and John were fabulous hosts. They were more than hospitable and happy to help us book activities and recommend local restaurants/sights. They really make it easy, and each day was started with a delicious breakfast among the birds. The home and rooms are lovely. We would recommend Marae to friends and family and would certainly return ourselves.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

Simply idyllic. We spent 5 nights at Marae, and could easily have stayed a lifetime! Pam and John are gracious and attentive hosts whose priority is the comfort of their guests. Marae is a haven of peace and tranquillity off the beaten track with easy access to Port Douglas, the Mossman Gorge, Daintree Forest, and the Great Barrier Reef. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

We very much enjoyed our recent stay here for 2 nights. John and Pam are very interesting people and were so hospitable. Breakfast of pancakes and fresh fruit was delightful on the patio. The room is very nice and you have this lovely pool and garden right outside the door. The location is quiet and outside of Port Douglas in the hills.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

Positive, positive, positive! People, place, vibe, it was just fantastic. Pam and John are lovely hosts that couldn't do enough for you but also gave you plenty of privacy. Pam's breakfasts are amasing. Better than restaurant quality and the surrounds are breath taking.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Trenton, Canada
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

We stayed at the Marae for 6 nights. We are a retired couple travelling with an old friend. We had not read the reviews on Trip Advisor and had booked on the strength of googling their website. We were looking for a place to stay in or near Pt Douglas...where a single person could stay with some level of economy. It looked gorgeous and it is. Pam and John are consummate hosts and we miss them already now we are home to an emerging spring in Canada. We loved the location which is outside Pt Douglas requiring a car...our rooms.... fabulous views ...superb breakfasts...excellent advice and side trip organization in advance of our stay..... as well as dining suggestions in Pt D and Mossman....

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed January 18, 2012

We came to Port Douglas for the Great Barrier Reef. We arrived to find we were in the tropics. Marae contributed to our enjoyment of land as well as sea. It's well-situated on a quiet hillside out of town toward the rainforest. Our large room is beautiful with distinctive wood appointments - elegant rustic, with an emphasis on elegance and comfort. The walk-in shower is an example. Not least of Marae's charms is the breakfast served on a deck with views of the landscaped grounds and hills beyond and sounds of a variety of birds. Each of our three mornings there, we got an array of fresh tropical fruit and a different main course. Getting a chance to chat with Pam and John, our hosts, helped us feel closer to a country that we were visiting for the first time.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Marae Bed and Breakfast

Property: Marae Bed and Breakfast
Address: Lot 1 Chook's Ridge | Shannonvale, Mossman, Queensland 4873, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Mossman
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Mossman
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Marae Bed And Breakfast Mossman, Australia - Daintree Region

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