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The Reef Retreat Palm Cove

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed for 2 nights and were very happy with the accommodation. We had a 2nd floor room overlooking the pool. The outdoor lounge/kitchenette is a great idea, perfect for the tropics... Very relaxing sitting there reading the paper with morning coffee or at night...More

Thank Michael T
Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm CoveResponded 29 September 2016

Thanks for your review of our facilities and your description of the options available in Palm Cove for prospective guests.

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had an enjoyable 1-week stay here in a ground level studio apartment . The resort is in a nice location close to the beach and restaurants. The accommodation is set among large paper bark trees so quite shaded. Nice bird calls from trees and reasonable...More

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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm CoveResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased that you found our facilities met your needs and expectations and in particular the WiFi. We are conscious of the Pool Gate, some guests do allow it to slam closed in spite...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Everything about The Reef Retreat we loved, would definitely go back again. With the trees around the area it felt like we were in an oasis. The room was very relaxing, staff nice & helpful, & position close to beach & restaurants. Loved it.

Thank Beth M
Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm CoveResponded 29 September 2016

Thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the setting and found our staff helpful in ensuring that you enjoyed your stay in Palm Cove.

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We snuck away here for our anniversary, and what an incredible getaway it was. This place was a dream, from the moment you walk in you are greeted with amazing rainforest gardens and beautiful little hidden rooms all surrounded a hidden pool and spa. When...More

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Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm CoveResponded 11 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to describe your experience and to advise that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our experience of this hotel was very disappointing despite its convenient location. We stayed in a ground floor Superior Spa Suite, and were hoping for a functional home base where we could relax and unwind after our busy days. Noise and lack of privacy were...More

5  Thank Traveller2862
Response from Jim and Joanne T, Manager at The Reef Retreat Palm CoveResponded 11 September 2016

Thank you for your review and feedback. We did show you an alternative room on the first day when you expressed concern about the noise but you declined to move. Fresh towels for the bathroom are available daily if requested. Mid Stay servicing is undertaken...More

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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Hot and Sunny in OCT a good time to visit cairns before it gets too humid
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Brigitte K
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Response from Jan S | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is not actually served but everything you need is supplied in your room,assorted breads, fruits, yogurts etc so you can make your own
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Meera I
9 December 2016|
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"Quiet and good for families or couples"
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"No lifts so some rooms up two flights of stairs."
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"Choose lower or 1st floor if with small children, no lift and alot of stairs."
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"4 levels, no lift. Consider your travelling companions and check when booking as we were not made aware of..."
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