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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived - to the middle of nowhere it seemed, to a series of four cabins perched on a hillside overlooking a working farm and an old very large Yabby farm waterbed that now serves as a gorgeous location for events, with an old (but newly built) barn alongside it that has been well set up for some grand old...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

My husband's comment to me said it all. "Each time I come here, I feel at home" This was our second trip (the first being 18 months ago) So we've been in winter and now in Summer. Still lush and green, but a bit sad to see the water levels down, although not so down that we couldn't enjoy a...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The Yabbaloumba retreat is by far the best place I've stayed. You receive a complimentary bottle of wine and cheese platter upon arrival. You are provided with bacon, eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, yoghurt and muesli and a fruit platter for breakfast for the next morning all upon arrival. In the morning one of the lovely staff delivers fresh croissants to your...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I booked a trip to yabbaloumba in winter for a weekend getaway. It was absolutely amazing! Barb and Lloyd up at the homestead are so welcoming and made everything so easy. The breakfast hampers are lovely and it was really nice not to have to stop for anything on the drive, or venture out too early for...

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights to get away from it all and are so glad we did! Fireplace, spa tub, deck overlooking beautiful scenery, delicious daily breakfast, what more could you ask for?! The cabins are in a row but positioned perfectly so they are private,we only knew others were staying because we saw their cars - otherwise we...

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Barb C, Owner at Yabbaloumba Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us great feedback and taking the time to write a review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay at Yabbaloumba Retreat and hope to welcome you back again.

Sunshine Coast Qld
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This was our third time staying here & we absolutely love it. YR would have to be one of the most peaceful getaways you could find, the surrounding countryside takes your breathe away. The cabins have everything (& more) that you need whether you stay for 1 night or a week. We love how the kookaburras & other birds sit...

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Barb C, Owner at Yabbaloumba Retreat, responded to this review

Lloyd and I love that Yabbaloumba still delivers that magic feeling and we especially love to here how much our return guests embrace the moment and enjoy their stay again and again. Thank you for taking the time to review YR, we look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 15 February 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at this place. The rooms are really nice and the service was excellent. Very good price and will definitely be back. We would definitely recommend this place for your next hinterland visit.

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Barb C, Owner at Yabbaloumba Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Yabbaloumba Retreat, we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The place for a peaceful break. The four cabins are well appointed. a good breakfast is provided but you can be self suffice to for all other meals. There is a proper fridge, hot plates, pots and pans and microwave.. On arrival a bottle of wine and a platter of local Kenilworth cheeses Breakfast supplies of bacon and eggs to...

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Barb C, Owner at Yabbaloumba Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback...we especially appreciate your comment on how the cabins are presented. Every effort is made to ensure that they are maintained to a high standard. We do offer additional meal hampers for dinner and picnics with 24hr notice and will ensure that this service is clearly noted for guests wanting to take up the option. You...

Brisbane
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

If you need some time out in the country, thus us the place. Barb & Lloyd provide your meals in your own cabin. Bar-b-que in the little balcony while you sit back and enjoy the quite. Kookaburras sitting in the trees, cows lowing, birds singing, a lovely fireplace inside your ever so comfy cabin. Spa also all in the privacy...

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Barb C, Owner at Yabbaloumba Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our special piece of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. We hope to welcome you back again.

Stratford, NZ
Reviewed 21 May 2015

After 5 weeks traipsing across Australia, culminating in the excitement of a family wedding, our 2 days spent here was a fantastic way to relax and unwind. It had been arranged by our relations, parents of the groom, who had enjoyed a previous visit and had wanted to bring us here. Everything about Yabbaloumba exceeded our expectations - the warm...

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Barb C, Owner at Yabbaloumba Retreat, responded to this review

It truly is a magical world we live in, with each hemisphere and country known for its individuality. We are thankful that you embraced the wonders of the Southern Cross and southern hospitality at Yabbaloumba Retreat. Who knows, maybe one day we will welcome you back.

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Yabbaloumba Retreat

Address: 118 Booloumba Creek Rd | Cambroon, Kenilworth, Queensland 4552, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Kenilworth
Price Range: $193 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Yabbaloumba Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“There are only four cabins - excellent value for money. Not much to do there - and if that's what you're seeking it's perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles dixiemc2015, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we've had Cabin 4 both times. I don't think one would be better than the other.”
  • Lovely plate of local cheese, great bottle of wine (we brought our own Hervey Bay prawns) Balcon
  • Rain rocks I left for the hosts. Hope they work Barb!
  • View from the front door of unit.
  • Stunning sunset with storm head moving through
 of 5 bubbles Z2854FOdonnaf, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The furtherest away from the homestead was great - super private.”
 of 5 bubbles amandad159, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We can recommend cottage #1”
 of 5 bubbles weloveholidays50, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“These are cabins, four in a row, spaced far enough away from each other to enjoy the privacy. They are identical. We enjoyed an afternoon wine on the verandah, sharing only with the birdlife!”
 of 5 bubbles Janted2014, 6 May 2015 | Read review
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