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Yorkeys Knob, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent 2 days at Sweetwater and didn't want to leave. The beautiful cabins are private, peaceful and surrounded by diverse flora and fauna, with a lovely spring fed creek running through the property. It's perfect base for exploring the surrounding area either by foot or vehicle, we will be back :)

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Sweetwaterlodge, Owner at Sweetwater Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Shaun, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit. : ) More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had the most wonderful stay at Sweetwater. Beautiful lodge so well designed, finished (with local timbers) and spotlessly clean. Couldn't be more happy. Wendy and Glen were such lovely and thoughtful hosts. Highly recommended, we hope to be back soon.

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Sweetwaterlodge, Owner at Sweetwater Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Sweetwater in our wonderful natural paradise. We put a lot of love into it so it is gratifying when our guests have a fabulous time here. We look forward to welcoming you again one day. More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Situated off the road on a big piece of a former fruit farm. Has it's own access to the rainforest and a brook with a swimming hole and sometimes you can see there the platypus ! Perfectly equipped cottage with outdoor kitchen and rainshower. Very friendly hosts.

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Sweetwaterlodge, Owner at Sweetwater Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed our little slice of paradise. More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Sweetwater Lodge is an amazing place. It is so well done, in a great location, and a perfect place to stay. We only stayed 2 nights but we will be heading back next time for a much longer stay. We loved the outdoor kitchen and indoor/outdoor shower. Wendy was the perfect host and nothing was too much trouble. The Lodge... More 

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Sweetwaterlodge, Owner at Sweetwater Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and really look forward to welcoming you back to our little slice of paradise one day. Your enjoyment and comfort is of paramount importance to us and we will continue to offer our guests the very best holiday experience possible in this beautiful part of the Far North. More 

Usk, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Having rented one of the two Sweetwater properties on every occasion of our recent visits to Northern Queensland we can confidently recommend it to those desiring the very highest standard of accommodation. Not only are the lodges beautifully finished and exceptionally well equipped, they are set within 160 acres of grassland and private rainforest. The river running just 500 metres... More 

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Sweetwaterlodge, Owner at Sweetwater Lodge, responded to this review

It was just lovely to have you both return to our special place and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope it's not too long before your next visit to Australia and or course Sweetwater! More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

Beautiful lodge, situated in beautiful nature. Very comfortable. Nice and friendly and helpfull hosts. Beautiful scenery when you wake up in the morning. Perfect spot for nature/birdlovers! Absolutely quiet and peaceful.

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Thank AmsterdamEnjoyer
Sweetwaterlodge, Owner at Sweetwater Lodge, responded to this review

We love our Dutch guests, always so appreciative and love our mountains and nature! So pleased you enjoyed our special place in North Queensland. We hope you will visit Australia, and us again one day. More 

Townsville
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

If peace, nature, comfort and easy access are your requirements then Sweetwater Lodge is the answer. The beautifully designed and decorated cabins are just the beginning with their outdoor modern kitchen with open views, polished floors and indoor/outdoor shower and spa. Walk to the swimming hole or into the rainforest. A few minutes drive to Mount Molloy or Julatten then... More 

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Karratha
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights in August 2014. The cabins are beautiful and very cleverly designed. The owners (Wendy and Glenn) are great and very hands-off unless you need something. Inside, Glenn has done much of the fit-out, which is beautifully and cleverly done. The result is the cabins are very comfortable for a few nights stay, and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

I fully agree with everything that has been written here previously about Sweetwater Lodge. It is a heaven of peace and quiet, ideal to recover from lingering jet lag... and from the hustle and bustle of Cairns. The owners Wendy and Glenn are both very welcoming and discreet: you'll be left alone unless you request help or information. A few... More 

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Cairns, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2013

If you want to relax, really relax, be comfortable and wake up and go to sleep with nature and without mobile phone coverage to annoy you, sweetwater lodge is the bees knees. beautifully designed lodges, birds, animals, the sound of running water from the creek lulling you to sleep and gently waking you up. a wonderful dream

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sweetwater Lodge, a unique tropical Australian holiday retreat for couples. This private luxury retreat is situated in the Cairns Highlands/Port Douglas Hinterland in the cool tropical climate of Julatten surrounded by a beautiful mountain range. Sweetwater offers outstanding personal service, high quality accommodation with attention to detail and boasts rainforest walks, swimming holes, an abundance of native wildlife and extensive birdlife. Other popular features include an indoor/outdoor shower and al fresco kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sweetwater Lodge

Address: 2472 Mossman to Mt Molloy Road, Julatten, Queensland 4871, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Julatten
Price Range: $315 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sweetwater Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“The two self-catering lodges are identical, spaced about 100 metres apart; both offer excellent views of the mountainous landscape.”
 of 5 bubbles jandrw2015, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“There are just two lodges....”
 of 5 bubbles AmsterdamEnjoyer, 1 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I'd ask for the second cabin, closest the creek. The view from the living area and outdoor kitchen is the forest, not the other cabin. However, either are great. Lazy birding from the lounge in front of the fire was a treat!”
 of 5 bubbles waynenreny, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“There are two identical lodges”
 of 5 bubbles P1772IPchrisb, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
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