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We found the Kipara retreat was excellent for our needs. We were in Airlie beach to catch up with family. We had just arrived from a 36 hour trip from the UK and we needed our own space to recover. During the lead up to...More
Room was outdated, office hours poor and parking was poor.
It was fine to stay - the beds were mostly clean and the green tree frog was nice to see, but hopefully nextime not in the shower :)
Lots of mozzies, but basic and comfortable...More
I stayed at the Kipara before and after my boat trip to the Whitsundays, and I had an absolutely lovely stay. The hosts did everything they possibly could to ensure I was having a great time (dropoff at the market, luggage storage, letting me stay...More
We arrived one week after the cyclone had hit the Whitsundays to discover several of the hotels in town were closed. Upon arrival of the hotel Shirley and Bruce were inundated with backpackers desperate for a bed for the night (fortunately we had booked in...More
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Response from Kipara2011, Manager at Kipara Tropical Rainforest RetreatResponded 19 April 2017
Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased we could still accommodate you and of course all the stranded backpackers and travellers arriving in Airlie with nowhere to stay as their hostels, caravan parks and hotels had been closed. As we could provide...More
We stayed in a basic room with an ensuite. The room was clean and fairly comfortable. However, there were lots of ants which covered the bathroom. The shower door also didn't seal so our bathroom floor was slightly flooded most of the time.
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US$42 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Also Known As
Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands, Australia