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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this experience. From the spacious, comfortable, modern domes equipped with all amenities to the serene setting overlooking the valley and peaceful river/lake vistas. Its hard to believe that just about an hour and 15 minutes from Brisbane CBD is this gem of a place. The domes are constructed to give you the best views over... More 

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, Sunita B for your lovely review. We need to make note that while you mentioned there's enough space in the car park area for wheelchair access, the domes are not wheelchair accessible. You also stayed in the View Dome which is indeed the dome with the best view. Not all of the domes have the same view with... More 

Southern Queensland, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Domes provide an interesting but enjoyable living space and with the added bonus of a clear section of dome wall, excellent views of the lake and mountains. The prolific bird life in the morning was beautiful along with friendly visits from wallabies. A handy deck looking out toward the east made an enjoyable place to sit and enjoy the panoramic... More 

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks, richardjbarber for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet both yourself and your lovely wife. We look forward to seeing you again and welcoming you back to our retreat. More 

Pennyroyal, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent overnight stay at Weltevreden Domes Retreat. Our dome was bigger than expected, cosy and comfortable, with everything we needed. The hosts were lovely and the surrounding landscape was just beautiful. If you are looking for a unique accommodation experience near the township of Esk, then look no further - you won't be disappointed! If we... More 

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, roseburra1969 for your lovely review. We appreciate it when guests take the time to respond so positively. It was a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back to our unique retreat again in the future. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I booked Weltevreden for a couple of nights with my eldest son Tom. The Domes are fantastic with the necessary creature comforts and provided the perfect home base from a days fishing at Wivenhoe. The highlight are hosts Will and Kathryn. Beautiful people who are attentive to every need.

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, clubczar for your wonderful review. We're glad that we were able to provide a perfect home base for you and Tom to spend a few days away together. It was nice to meet both of you and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped overnight at the Weltevreden Domes Retreat. We brought our dinner with us from Esk and enjoyed it on the table over looking the valley below. The view was spectacular, peace and being serenaded by the bush birds was delightful. The accommodations were unique, clean, comfortable and wanting for nothing. Your hosts are delightful and will have a lovely... More 

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, Jacqueline B for your wonderful review. It was a delight to meet both yourself and your husband and to hear your stories. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to our retreat in the future the next time you pass through our neck of the woods. More 

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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We rode the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail and didn't allow enough time to get to esk by dark. The charming hosts came to our rescue picking us up from esk. The domes are unique and great fun! They were a lovely spot to rest sore limbs after a couple of days long riding. Sunrise inside the domes was particularly spectacular.... More 

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

It was wonderful to meet you, Helen M. Thank you for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in our unique domes and had the opportunity to experience our beautiful region. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Campbells Creek, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We stayed here one night of our honeymoon, while we were traveling between Toowoomba to Brisbane. The hosts, dome, view and breakfast were all lovely! It was very peaceful, and a good spot to unwind. Also a good base to explore the local area from. Would definitely stay again!

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, moniquerossiter for your kind review. It was lovely to meet both of you and we look forward to seeing you again. We wish you all the best for the future. More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I surprised my one & only with a mini getaway this past week-end. We were both blown away! It was lovely to get away from it all & just reconnect with each other in such lovely surrounds. It is a lovely spot to just sit & 'be', I can't believe it's so close to Brisbane!

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, dianne682015 for your wonderful review. We are very proud of our retreat and are pleased you enjoyed staying here. Every guest is on their own personal journey and we pride ourselves on having a place where our guests can take time out, to sit and just 'be' and to reconnect. It was a pleasure to meet you and... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

I did the three night retreat and came out feeling like a new person. Hosts Kathryn and Will thought of everything right down strawberries on arrival and those other little things that make your stay extra special. The view dome is spectacular and has everything you need. I loved the healthy meals, morning meditation, massage and yoga ... but even... More 

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, Getaway1975 for your wonderful review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and that our retreat was just what you needed. We believe in a back to basics approach to reconnect the soul and like to keep things down to earth. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you again in the future. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We stayed here for 1 night and enjoyed it very much. The hosts were lovely and food was excellent. There are places of interest to visit in the area too. If you are after a quiet night or nights away then this place would be ideal.

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weltevredendomesret, Owner at Weltevreden Domes Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, Di B, for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back to our retreat sometime in the future. Kathryn More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the outskirts of Esk township only one hour from Brisbane is Weltevreden Domes Retreat. Overlooking Lake Wivenhoe in South East Queensland's, Somerset Region, the retreat features unique geodesic dome accommodation. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city while staying somewhere that's different with a little peace and quiet. Enjoy the local wildlife as they come to visit throughout the day. You'll have all of the creature comforts you would expect in bed and breakfast accommodation including your own private ensuite, reverse cycle airconditioning, TV, bedding, linen and a friendly face to welcome you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Weltevreden Domes Retreat

Address: 161 Glen Esk Rd S | Glen Esk, Esk, Queensland 4312, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Somerset > Esk
Price Range: $168 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Weltevreden Domes Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Lake view is best, wheelchair accessible-vehicle parking is just room, more private. Has Nice BBQ facilities, setting for outside dinning.”
 of 5 bubbles 36sunitab, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The dome with the unobstructed views to the east is the most engaging”
 of 5 bubbles richardjbarber, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view dome has a full view of the lake, as well as private BBQ facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles moniquerossiter, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just at a glance I would have happily stayed in any of the domes!”
 of 5 bubbles Matt_and_Chris72, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are only 3 Domes so get in early as I'm told they book fast. Each dome is fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles benl608, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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