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O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Mountain Villas and Lost World Spa

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Although some of the properties are dated the accommodation was very clean and practical, the trips were very good together with great food. some trips were unavailable due to being booked out when we tried to book upon arrival this was a little disappointing but I would recommend the adventure to all only once you have been will you understand...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Lovely stay at the rainforest retreat! Great room with fabulous view of the mountains! Lots of nice walks to go on! The breakfast was fantastic and had great choice! The meals at dinner time were great in the restaurant!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed three nights in a mountain view room and, true to its name, the view was spectacular! When we arrived they had already warmed the room for us with an oil heater, so it was a relief to come in out of the cold (though the ensuite stayed predictably icy). Rosellas welcomed us on our balcony, peering through the...

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Thank KimberleyTeal
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in a Mountain View room. It was a little tired but offered excellent views of the mountains and we were pleased to see that there were tea/coffee making facilities and a small fridge. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfasts which were included in our tariff and the staff, especially the young internationals were helpful and friendly....

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Pacific Pines, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed in mountain view room. Divine outlook, room needs some updating, but well heated and a lovely, comfortable bed. Staff immaculately dressed and very helpful. Expensive (breakfast in particular), but where else can you walk for hours in untouched rain forest and not hear anything but nature, and breathe pure air? Loved the bar after a long trek, especially the...

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Shane O, Manager at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Mountain Villas and Lost World Spa, responded to this review

Hi Rhonda, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your "escape". A little concerned you thought breakfast was expensive, I have taken your feedback and sent it to our hospitality team for review. Hope we can exceed expectations on your next visit. O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here. The Lavington national park is amazing. The walks, some of the best in the world. We had their most modest accommodation (mountain view room). Fine, but tired. Room was colds because the wind whistled through the doors (room 68). Housekeeping made the bed but did not vacuum or clean bathroom etc. we noticed this because we...

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Shane O, Manager at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Mountain Villas and Lost World Spa, responded to this review

We are very sorry these minor oversights dampened your holiday. Your feedback has been sent to operations for review. We hope we can get these issues rectified before your next visit.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We booked the hot air balloon package (wonderful) as this weekend away was a combination of my husband's birthday and the first time away without children in over 10 years. I upgraded to the best we could afford including the meal package and am glad I did. We stayed in a one bedroom canopy suite on a half board basis....

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Shane O, Manager at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Mountain Villas and Lost World Spa, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, Thank you very much for your review.We are investigating other alternatives when it comes to our WIFI. Being located in the middle of a rainforest is a challenge. However, we do understand it's what our customers want. In saying that I have passed this onto our operations team to review. I have also noted that your food in...

Reviewed 20 June 2016

Spent one night in the O'Reily's resort, had a beuatiful views from my balcony and was suprised at the amount of wildlife that were comfortable being around people. The bird watching walk was really cool, we got to see a juvenile lyre-bird

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Shane O, Manager at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Mountain Villas and Lost World Spa, responded to this review

Wow a rare sight seeing a lyre-bird let alone a juvenile one, well done!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Beautiful location of unparalleled beauty. Arriving at our villa room in the afternoon we attempted to quickly establish ourselves before sneaking in one of the short walks before dinner - in theory plenty of time from 2pm arrival. The fireplace didn't work and in a cold climate that was important. Not to worry, just ring reception... phone doesn't work. Ring...

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We booked last minute, being frequent visitors to the forest, but having never stayed at the guesthouse which is at its gateway. We were looking for a quiet mountaintop retreat, & that is exactly what we found. I found the website was not so easy to navigate, so I called & left a message on the answering machine, which was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Explore World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park from the best and only vantage point on Green Mountain - at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat - operated by passionate by third generation O’Reilly family members whose ancestors pioneered eco tourism in Australia in 1926. Choose to stay in a cosy Rainforest Retreat guest room with expansive views overlooking the western McPherson Range or one of 48 self-contained and architecturally designed modern Villas perched unobtrusively onto the sloping hillside. Get amongst the daily activities of guided bird walks, animal shows and the famed Tree Top Walk and treehouse climb to viewing platforms above. Plus, test your skills on an off road two-wheeled Segway tour through creek crossings to Morans Falls, or bliss out in the Lost World Day Spa. Dine in the casual treehouse bar on homemade pizzas or opt for the rustic dining room with a gourmet a la carte menu including matching wines from the Canungra Valley Vineyards down the road. Order a packed lunch or picnic hamper and set off to one of 500 waterfalls via 160 kilometres of nature trails. ... more   less 

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Address: Lamington National Park Road, Canungra, Queensland 4275, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Scenic Rim > Canungra
Price Range: $150 - $430 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Mountain Villas and Lost World Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Cairns, Australia

Hello O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat team,

My best friend is getting married mid May 2017 and I was hoping to plan her girls getaway the week before her and her partner tie the knot. We were hoping to enjoy a relaxing weekend of day trekking, nature watching and catching up over wine before the big day. I was looking into accomodation around the Lamington National Park region and your retreat looks very elegant with views that are simply breathtaking! I would love to find out more about the requirements and limitations of a weekend stay, and also ask more about the local activities you would recommend nearby.

Firstly, we would have around 15 people interested in coming. What accomodation could you recommend for us so we stay together as much as possible (self-catered villas perhaps). As we are quite an outdoorsy bunch, we would each have the capacity to roll out our own personal swags to cater for those not utilising the bedrooms. So my first question would be what would be your limitations for maximum number of guests. The length of stay we would like to be there for is 3 nights, potentially around Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th and Monday 8th of May, however we would be flexible for two days before or after if those dates are unavailable.

Secondly, we would love to do as many outdoor activities as possible, so I was hoping to get an idea of local guides/companies you could recommend for trekking and nature watching that is in close proximity to the house, and any other interesting things you think would be good for our group size. Thank you so very much for your time and consideration, I would welcome a personal message with a reply sent here or via email if possible. I look forward to hearing back from you.

Kind regards,

Samantha Barnett

7 months ago
Gold Coast, Australia
Byron Bay, Australia
Brisbane, Australia

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