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“Quiet and relaxing”
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Kookaburra Lodge
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Yungaburra
Certificate of Excellence
Townsville, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Quiet and relaxing”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

We spent a number of days in Yungaburra and surrounds and used Kookaburra lodge as our base. Nice room with verandah overlooking the garden, nice room and comfortable room. Breakfast was excellent. Location meant easy walk to shops. Great place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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ADELAIDE
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Reviewed October 27, 2013

Spent a night in this lovely little old world motel. Our room was at the back overlooking the lovely garden, our patio was 'bordered' by tropical plants and hanging baskets, the room was more than adequate, clean, comfortable and well presented. We found the owner/manager to be very helpful with both information about the motel, the local area and the weekend's folk festival. Our breakfast was delicious, delivered freshly prepared and hot to the table on the patio where we sat and watched the birds. All in all excellent value and we would have stayed an extra night if they hadn't already been booked out.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bendigo, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Loved this accommodation set in a lovely tropical garden. Clean room good bed. The staff were very helpful. Great location off the main road but in town. So nice & quite yet easy walk to town for a good selection of food.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Nice room, clean and comfortable. Michael was very friendly and knowledgeable. Lovely gardens. Nice to sit on the deck and watch birds. Walking distance to places to eat. We had provisions so did not get a chance to sample the breakfast. We would stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2013

I've stayed at Kookaburra Lodge over the past 30 + years and the rooms used to be brightly decorated and the hosts welcoming. I haven't been for over 10 years now and sadly things have changed. I don't know if there are managers in there or the owners but the welcome was very different and the room we stayed in, no 2, was poorly decorated in a blend of browns and mustards. The bathroom was excellent, newly refurbished and gleaming white and blue. A very great contrast to the bedroom. Our TV was situated by the bedheads so impossible to watch from the bed though this situation was not the same in another room we saw as we walked by. The location is good but do make over the rooms with some brighter colours more tropical colours.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Stayed just 1 night but it was really lovely. Breakfast served to your room and eaten al fresco on private patio. Friendly hosts made time to make us feel welcome. Only downside is not suitable for kids so we can't return with our son.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Comfortable room and very good bathroom for the price. Have stayed at Eden House and value for money is much better at Kookaburra. Breakfast is well worth the price and the balcony is a nice touch for enjoying it. Stayed 2 nights and found it a perfect place as a base for touring the tablelands.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Kookaburra Lodge
Address: 3 Eacham Rd, Yungaburra, Queensland 4884, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Yungaburra
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Yungaburra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kookaburra Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kookaburra Lodge is a 12 room motel set in tropical gardens in the heart of historical Yungaburra village. Each room is en suite and air-conditioned with its own veranda where room service breakfasts are served. The motel's off-highway location is a bonus with no traffic noise. We are within walking distance from restaurants, shops and Peterson creek where the Platypus live. We are also Bike Friendly so if your riding the Mountain Bike Trails or the scenic roads around the Tablelands we have secure storage for your bike along with workbench and tools and wash down area. ... more   less 
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