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    Santai Retreat

    9 Dianella Dr, Kingscliff, New South Wales 2487, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
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    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    Had five night stay to rest and relax. Lovely room, looking over bushland to the ocean. Do as much or as little as you want. Close to Coles to provision. Near to cafes and restaurants. Spice Den on site, Thai food supposed to be amazing....More

    1  Thank Preciouspuss
    Response from SRNSW, Front Office Manager at Santai RetreatResponded 19 August 2017

    Dear Preciouspuss, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Santai Retreat. We appreciate your feedback and delighted you had a great stay. We hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Haley Wezenberg Front Office Manager

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    PROS - Beautiful grounds - Multiple entries - Secure - Very close to the beach, shops - Great location to stay for local wedding - Great restaurant on site (Spice Den) - Good amenities in the room (hairdryer, fridge, stove, kettle etc) CONS - Poor...More

    Thank littlebear86
    Response from SRNSW, Front Office Manager at Santai RetreatResponded 19 August 2017

    Dear littlebear86, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Santai Retreat. We appreciate your feedback. I am disappointed to read that you believe the property was poor value for money. We are marketed as Luxury Self Contained Apartments and do...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    Important : Make sure when you book that you note that you don't want a noisy room. No - it doesn't go without saying!!! I enquired before booking and stated that I would not book if our stay would be spoilt by noise. The King...More

    Thank julnol
    Response from SRNSW, Front Office Manager at Santai RetreatResponded 18 August 2017

    Dear julnol, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. After you addressed your concerns the following morning, we did investigate were the miscommunication took place and informed you that we could see that your email correspondence with Guest Services...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    The resort was very nice and clean but the day we arrived the restaurant was closed and there was nowhere to get a meal in walking distance, so this was a bit inconvenient. The staff where very obliging. There weren't very many people there so...More

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    Response from SRNSW, Front Office Manager at Santai RetreatResponded 12 August 2017

    Dear 897cynthiap, Thank you for taking the time to review Santai Retreat. As the rooms are self contained many of our guests who don't visit the cafe and pizza shop across the road from us, chose to cook in their rooms when the Spice Den...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    Booked 3 nights and stayed 4 nights on my first solo getaway. The resort & facilities were really nice, clean & functional & the location was perfect, close to the beach, great little shopping centre, an easy 5km walk to Kingscliff, only 2.5km to Salt...More

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    Thank Nomes2013
    Response from SRNSW, Front Office Manager at Santai RetreatResponded 12 August 2017

    Dear Nomes2013. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Santai Retreat. We are delighted you have found our little piece of paradise and enjoyed your time with us. We hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Haley Wezenberg...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$124 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Kingscliff
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Kingscliff
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Kingscliff
    • #2 Family Hotel in Kingscliff
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 114
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Kingscliff
    • Also Known As
    • Santai At Casuarina Beach Hotel Kingscliff ,
    • Santai At Casuarina Beach Kingscliff ,
    • Santai Retreat Kingscliff, New South Wales
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    Traveller (168)
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    annekewils0n
    24 November 2016|
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    Response from Stevebrett | Reviewed this property |
    Restaurants at Salt less than 10 min drive, you can hire cycles at Santai if your keen, however Spice Den at Santai is excellent and I recommend it over anything at Salt. Beach is only a 3-5 min walk away.
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    11 July 2016|
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    Response from kezzaaustralia_12 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there's parking under the building for guests. If you have visitors there's plenty of on street parking in the streets around and a large car park at the shopping centre
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    Nicky K
    15 March 2016|
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    Response from kezzaaustralia_12 | Reviewed this property |
    It's a MAP machine and they also sell the pods at Coles which is just across the road.
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    "We were on the 3rd floor overlooking the pool and it was great."
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