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Winnipeg
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

We only had time for 2 days in the Daintree Rainforest and optimized our time by spending a night in the jungle tree house. It was fantastic - nice paths, creek, surrounded by bird songs all night. A place worth spending a week to escape the urban stress and get immersed in the beauty of the rainforest.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights during our trip to Cape Trib. Staying here with Robert and his wife was 100% the reason this trip was so unforgettable and amazing. I have no complaints about this place but I have a ton of positives to mention, which are the following: THE CABIN- We stayed in the detached... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I stayed for two nights in the cabin with the outdoor bathroom. As an avowed city dweller this stay was a shock, a needed shock, to my air-con, vacuum sealed, sterile lifestyle. I love luxury and amenities and the little carpet you stand on at at the check in desk, and hotel safes and classy bars and key cards and... More 

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QueenslandTreefrog, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this review

Happy t o hear you enjoyed your stay, and yes, this is a jungle retreat and I am happy you pointed this out to our future guests. People that have done their research and chosen us because they enjoy this style love it here, but we have also had the occasional city slicker that did not do their research and... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a great place run by Robert. His place provides an unique experience of immersion into the rainforest. He built the whole place himself and we had the opportunity to see all kinds of wildlife like cassowaries and tree frogs right on the property. Also the chorus of wildlife heard day and night is a fun experience. We spent... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Great experience staying in the rainforest and listening to the amazing sounds of the night animals. Saw micro bats, fireflies, array of birds and a cute little snake. Quirky sculptures. Rooms are pretty basic but it is the experience of the forest you are here to enjoy. Would certainly recommend.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

I love the Rainforest Hideaway,I first visited in Sept 2011 and again in April 2015; it is unique, rustic and serene. Robert (the owner) has maximized the beauty of the rain forest without impacting on the environment. I stayed in the room with the outside bathroom and it is quite liberating being with nature. Robert's partner does great Thai massages... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

If you are adventurest and even not ( I am not ) This is a great place...We had the cabin with the outside bathroom..okay we are not young...so showering and etc. outside was quite frightening...but we embrased it and loved every minute...Robert the young man who runs the bed and breakfast is so informative and a pleasure to sit and... More 

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Bicester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Totally original, quirky and if you love nature a must visit location. The buildings have all been built by the owner Rob over 20 years. The minimal amount of rain forest that was cleared for the buildings seems to have crept right back up to the walls. The sounds of the rainforest are constant and loud. Electricity is provided by... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Relaxing, different and novel, but most of all the comfiest bed we had so far on our trip to Australia. Rob the owner made us welcome, recommended somewhere nice to eat for the evening and then made us breakfast which included a taster plate of various unusual fruits. If you want to get down with nature then this is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Myself and my husband are city visitors in general so Cape tribulation was a bit of a shock to the system. The natural beauty is astounding. We drove up from cairns and stayed at Robs magnificent hideaway for two nights in a bungalow. They were incredibly welcoming and the property itself is very unique. I do have a bit of... More 

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QueenslandTreefrog, Owner at Rainforest Hideaway, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your experience, as that is what we aim to provide. Countless places around the world provide a place to sleep, we strive to go beyond that, a place to sleep that you will remember! One comment I disagree on is the recommendation to bring big sprays, most guests actually ask us why there are no... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique accommodation deep inside the world's oldest rainforest. Solar powered eco-accommodation without some of the luxuries and facilities of the big resorts, but comfortable and located within walking distance of beach, restaurants, shop and National Park boardwalks. On the two hectare property there is a sculpture trail showcasing sculptures created by the owner and several visiting artists, fishponds and a beautiful freshwater creek. This place is owner-built and owner-managed, and your host is always happy to provide you with tips on where to go and what to do and book any activities you'd like to do. Prolific wildlife is another feature of this property, especially the cassowaries that frequently visit the place. You can make your holiday action-packed with the local tours such as snorkeling, jungle surfing, horse riding, sea kayaking etc. or total relaxation by hanging out on the property on the seats on the sculpture trail, or in the hammocks around the house. Keep in touch with the outside world through free Wifi. If you are an artist you might even like to add your own creation to the sculpture trail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainforest Hideaway

Address: Lot 19 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Daintree Region > Cape Tribulation
Price Range: $140 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainforest Hideaway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Go for 1092 if it is available, I didn't see the tree cabin”
 of 5 bubbles DanyH924, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Treehouse are beautiful, and the bnb rooms get a lush breakfast- so it's win/win”
 of 5 bubbles 659wills, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bungalow for a couple seeking privacy, B & B rooms in main house for families. Ask about the nearby Jungle House for an adventurous family.”
 of 5 bubbles JadedA, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Dont apply insect repellent strait away; use the mosquito net on top of the bed.”
  • Good lighting in the Junglehouse
  • Rainforest views from the balcony
  • Hammocks for two
  • Bed with mosquito net
  • Men's urinal with rainforest views
  • Composite toilet with rainforest views
  • Open bathroom
 of 5 bubbles 902paddym, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“The tree house - just wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles MD1600, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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