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runaway to maleny

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Overview
studio
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Note that rates are per couple/bedroom - Single nights from $275/night depending on the season and numbers. Multiple nights available from $230/night depending on the season and numbers. Master Pods also available by arrangement. You will have a part of a 5 pod family homestead with your own bedrooms, kitchenette, lounge, playroom and bathroom areas (exclusive areas within the whole complex). We would also love you to share our Yoga /Meditation Shala (classes by arrangement) and the outdoor Weber Bar-b-cue Decks and eating space. 5 minutes to Maleny. Massage is available by arrangement in the Shala. Note that we can accommodate up to 6 adults and 2 children by arrangement. P.S. For the kids – Shadow has set up a Treasure Hunt on the property. If you look in the information folder you’ll f...Note that rates are per couple/bedroom - Single nights from $275/night depending on the season and numbers. Multiple nights available from $230/night depending on the season and numbers. Master Pods also available by arrangement. You will have a part of a 5 pod family homestead with your own bedrooms, kitchenette, lounge, playroom and bathroom areas (exclusive areas within the whole complex). We would also love you to share our Yoga /Meditation Shala (classes by arrangement) and the outdoor Weber Bar-b-cue Decks and eating space. 5 minutes to Maleny. Massage is available by arrangement in the Shala. Note that we can accommodate up to 6 adults and 2 children by arrangement. P.S. For the kids – Shadow has set up a Treasure Hunt on the property. If you look in the information folder you’ll find a map and a number of photos of hidden treasure around the property. Your job is to find as many as you can and tick them off on the list. (Make sure you leave them hiding so the next kids can find them too) More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Ian J
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
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Reviewed February 27, 2021 via mobile

Jen and Ian have a beautiful rainforest retreat & they are a very welcoming couple. It was nice doing yoga in their Shala & we were able to book a massage while there too - so relaxing. The guest areas were tidy & we loved...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank SarahandJosh91
Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2021

Sarah, Josh and Amy are very welcome here at any time. We just loved having their free and joyful spirits here.

Reviewed February 15, 2021

We had the most amazing weekend stay here. It was a last minute scramble to find accommodation and Ian,Jen & Shadow made everything so easy and made us feel right at home. The accommodation was just perfect, the beautiful living area, bedroom & bathroom to...More

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank I514YYdeand
Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2021

Thanks for such a delightful review Dean and Mel. It was just so lovely to have you stay and always a real treat to have such positive feedback.

Reviewed February 10, 2021

What a stunning place! Secluded and the multiple villas were spectacular. With its own waterhole and waterfalls this was the perfect place for my family and I to unwind. Beautiful!

Date of stay: February 2021
Thank NickSchuster
Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2021

Nick, Gerowyn and their lovely children were a delight to host at Runaway. They made the absolute most of their stay here and really cared for our home. We'd love to have them back.

Reviewed January 28, 2021

We spent 3 very relaxing nights in the guest pod. It was exactly as Jen had described, with a second pod containing a lovely bathroom with a fish tank. Having secluded access to a stunning section of Obi Obi creek was amazing. We could swim...More

Date of stay: January 2021
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Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2021

Thanks Suzanne for your lovely review. We so loved having you there and are delighted that you made the most of it.

Reviewed January 21, 2021

We booked for four days at RunawaytoMaleny. Together with my son Jim and my little dog Fifi we headed into the mountains to arrive at this scenic wonderland. We were met by Jen's sister Shadow who showed us around a well-furnished home with all amenities...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Valerie B
Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2021

And we can't wait to have you back Val. Thank you for your lovely words, and it was such a delight to have you, Jim and Fifi here. It will be lovely to fully explore the property with you next time

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Reviewed January 20, 2021

Thankyou Ian Jen and Shadow, you are the most beautiful hosts and kindest souls to ever welcome Joe Public into your exquisite surroundings and anyone that gets an opportunity to sample your heart warming sanctuary will be blessed with happy memories and dinner party tales...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Trail603499
Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2021

Wow, Nigel and Nim, what an amazing review and how blessed are we to have such appreciative guests who were so willing to make the very most of their stay. It was such a pleasure to have you here and so great that you caught...More

Reviewed January 13, 2021 via mobile

Loved everything Ian and Jen have created at the Runaway. Truly a magnificent escape from your daily routine, into the quietness of nature and all its surroundings. Our three children loved the property and the vastness of what they could explore. They enjoyed swimming in...More

Date of stay: December 2020
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Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2021

What delightful feedback Dani and Diego - we so loved having you here and revelled in the kids enjoyment. So look forward to having you here again.

Reviewed January 4, 2021

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel super welcome. Ian and Jen took us on a wonderful rainforest walk and showed us everything that was on offer at this stunningly beautiful rainforest paradise. The guest house where we stayed was very spacious...More

Date of stay: January 2021
Thank Andrew T
Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2021

What fun we had with Andy, Susie, Katie and Ted. Such a delightful warm family who were out to have a great time and made sure that they took advantage of all there is to offer. Winnie and Rupert (the schnauzers) followed suit!! We really...More

Reviewed January 4, 2021

The setting was beautiful, the river is at your doorstep and easily accessible with beautiful swimming holes. The location is not far from both towns and falls. The residence wasn't what I had thought it would be though. We rented the main building, which was...More

Date of stay: December 2020
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Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2021

We have had many wonderful contacts with this lovely family and fortunately were able to offer Leah who has been nothing but fantastic to deal with also space for her sister's fam who joined over New year at a much lower per person rate. Though...More

Reviewed December 29, 2020

I would like to write this review to warn others and prevent what happened to us from happening to you. First, you need to understand that there are multiple houses, one I assume looks like the photos on the website, the one we were given...More

Date of stay: December 2020
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Polley J, VR Owner at runaway to maleny, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2021

We were totally devastated that upon the Dec 23rd arrival Rachael did not seem to understand the many emails ,clarifications and phone conversations regarding the exact 3 buildings she had booked. We have never experienced anything like this with any of our other guests, as...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Playground
Pool Table
Sauna
Shared Yard
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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Frequently Asked Questions about runaway to maleny

  • runaway to maleny is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

  • runaway to maleny has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at runaway to maleny must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.