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Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat

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Lot 3, Shute Harbour Road Jubilee Pocket, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#29 of 73 Speciality lodging in Airlie Beach
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Free parking
Public wifi
Pool
Vending machine
Table tennis
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Outdoor pool
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Non-smoking rooms
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Edward S wrote a review Nov 2021
Brisbane, Australia21 contributions6 helpful votes
Brett, Tanya, Lesley & their 2 cleaners on their electric buggy were fantastic. My room was perfect with great air-con, ensuite & a King size single bed with TV and a verandah. Purchased a 10 trip Bus ticket (with Whitsunday Transit) which enabled me to visit Airlie Beach Central & Cannonvale Shopping Centre with ease.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Jess Mackie, General Manager at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Edward, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, it was lovely to see. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Kipara. Hope to see you again when you visit Airlie Beach next time. Kind Regards, Jess Mackie Manager
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Selena R wrote a review Oct 2021
Brisbane, Australia12 contributions
This was a great little stay. Perfect for families on a budget. A short drive to the Main Sreet, shops and the marina. Only complaint is that the bed wasn't very comfortable and we got bitten lots so make sure you take the bug spray.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Hi Selena, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and the feedback you have given us and we've taken onboard. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Kipara. Kind Regards, Jess Mackie Manager
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Pete S wrote a review Aug 2020
13 contributions1 helpful vote
This place is perfect to base your Airline Beach holiday from, great rooms with comfy beds, Movie channel on TV when you need to relax. Call Shirley direct for booking as they are super helpful and can sort out all other tour bookings as well. It is also a very short walk to posties- The best cafe in town and an easy 35 min walk to town.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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DelanA82 wrote a review Aug 2020
Mackay, Australia156 contributions104 helpful votes
Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat offers good rooms with all amenities one would require and excellent rates. I made my booking via booking.com There are various room types but I took one with a double bed which had ensuite bathroom, TV, kettle with tea/coffee, A/C so everything I required. The Wifi was a bit variable but the manager told me that prior to me booking when I called up so no issue for me. It's a nice peaceful location and as the name says tropical rainforest feel with the way it is designed. There is a BBQ area and Guest laundry facilities also available The manager I met was terrific and great help with advise and suggestions of things to see and do in the region and can assist booking various tours. There is a few carpark blocks available but its a very short walk from carpark to cabins. No issue for me but anyone with walking issues might want to specify this at the time of booking so they are given a cabin close to a carpark. Shops (IGA) and cafe are very close by, whilst with car its a short distance into Airlie beach main centre or the other way to Shute Harbour Highly recommended and I would love to stay here again
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from SHIRLEY MANNERS, General Manager at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat
Responded 20 Aug 2020
Thank you very much for your fantastic review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Kipara and we met your expectations. It is a nice peaceful area with all basics provided. We look forward to your return. Regards, Shirley
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darwin1905 wrote a review Jul 2020
Brisbane, Australia94 contributions71 helpful votes
We stayed in a cabin which was ok for budget accommodation. It was well used but pretty clean. It was quite peaceful, the bed was ok. The first night I didn’t sleep well as it was very cold. The extra blanket was quite thin. The next night I left the air conditioning on to keep it warm but the aircon was quite noisy so ear plugs will come in handy. Overall it was good value for money.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$44 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaQueenslandAirlie Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Heart Reef (1.7 km), Bicentennial Walkway (2.6 km), and Airlie Beach Lagoon (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe One 3, My Rainbow Bakery & Cafe, and Cool LaLa Modern Chinese & Asian Cuisine and Bubble Tea.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.