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Kims Beachside Retreat

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“buffet style”(24 reviews)
“oysters”(20 reviews)
“kippers”(6 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The reviews make interesting reading. I was, like another recent reviewer, last here 30+ years ago. I might respectfully suggest that those who find this unlike an expected 5 star resort, may be applying incorrect criteria. The old Kim's has changed in 30 years however...More

2  Thank mastermuzz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been to Kim’s many times now. It is our favourite place in the world. Only an hour from our home in Sydney and you truly feel as though you are in another world. The service is excellent and you will never find better...More

4  Thank michale e
Reviewed 5 days ago

Kim's has a special place in my heart because it feels so different to 5 star concrete and glass Hotels in the City with no soul and staff just doing a shift. I proposed to my partner at Kims last month after 5 annual visits....More

2  Thank DCT1967
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a beachfront room - The view was magnificent, the room itself was lovely. Very comfortable. However I was disappointed - for a 5 star hotel (and we travel extensively) it lacked. eg the bathroom is lovely but other than 3 bottles on the...More

2  Thank maureen191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Kim's many years (30+) ago and so went the for her birthday as a bucket list thing The rooms are clean and spacious but just a little dated. The dining is basically the same as we remembered with lashings...More

5  Thank Don C
Response from ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beachside RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and I hope that your wife enjoyed her birthday celebration and pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay. I was a little surprised that you found the food tasty but not special, as it is very well talked about and...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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US$332 - US$557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$332 - US$557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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fantilil
29 December 2016|
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Response from ManagementKims | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Most of our tariffs include three meals in our buffet style dining room unless you are looking at a midweek special. Inclusions, do of course depend on what package you are booking. Feel free... More
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martine49021
13 September 2016|
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Response from Stevewb0612 | Reviewed this property |
No pets and you don't want them there, nor do you want children 😏
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Molly O
23 March 2016|
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Response from stella p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open to non guests. View a sample menu on line.
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"ocean front rooms"
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"2nd row villas are very close and the neighbours spa pump will keep you awake as its right next to your..."
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"when booking check if any major activities are planned for the area. Do not rely on the integrity of the..."
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"Beachfront cabin was great"
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