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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with 20+ other travellers to Lord Howe Island my wife and I experienced our worst ever travel nightmare last week. The gravity of this statement should be seen in context of my other reviews which are always objective, candid and generally positive. I always prefer to give the benefit of the doubt. This is a different story. Before I... More 

1 Thank Ian C
Yorkshire, UK
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90 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd heard a lot about Lord Howe prior to our holiday and wow, did it live up to the hype! Our selected accommodation Milky Way is located at the northern extremity of "town" and a minute's walk from Settlement Beach. It also offers direct access on to the trail to Mount Eliza and Kim's Lookout. We were welcomed at the... More 

Thank pete64
Sunshine Coast
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343 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dial your stress levels down a few notches and enjoy the laid back hospitality of the whole island. Milky Way self-contained villas contained everything we needed for a week of "getting away from it all". We catered for ourselves for a couple of evening meals and most breakfasts and took advantage of the evening transport provided by our hosts to... More 

Thank Beetrootears
Perth, Australia
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54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. We shared our two bedroom unit with longtime friends. We loved sitting out on the back verandah each afternoon sipping our wine and eating nibbles. The breakfast pack was great and we really appreciated the fruit basket. Andrea was fantastic and answered all of our questions. We would stay here again.

Thank Sue P
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The setting was idyllic, accommodation very quite, we hired bikes and rode everywhere, walked all the tracks, went to the top of Mt Gower. The staff were very helpful and checked every morning if we needed anything. Cannot find fault at all.

Thank Malcolm R
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53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

please dont go here or in fact dont go to Lord Howe as you might take my next booking! Thanks to our great host Liz for 10 DAYS WE SHALL NEVER FORGET! August would not be the best month to visit however we swam, walked, snorkelled, kayaked and dined out almost every day!

1 Thank eel007
Wodonga, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We loved staying at Milky Way. The apartments had everything and the basic food hamper was a great help. Packs, beach towels daily visits from the hosts to check any requirements and picnic hampers were all great extras. Their situation on the island was also close to lots of things. We walked half the time and biked the rest. At... More 

Thank sharonmawby
Bundeena, Australia
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147 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

A leisurely stay in a well serviced apartment. Were picked up at the airport and given a commentary on the appointment of the island on the way to the apartments on the southern end, adjacent to the lovely Settlement Beach. We only cooked one nights the restaurants were all so good despite several being closed for Winter. Walking to the... More 

Thank Graham B
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I recently had a short stay on Lord Howe as a break from the the hustle and bustle of Sydney. The Milky Way Villas provided a very good accommodation option. The villas are comfortable, clean, spacious and well appointed. The units are set up for self catering with all necessary kitchen appliances. The staff at Milky Way were excellent in... More 

Thank James G
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Our apartment had everything that we needed. Each morning our friendly hostess would visit us to see what we required for the day and to offer us any advice. Located on Lagoon Rd it is convenient to most things on the Island. A very comfortable bed and everything you need in a kitchen. Located next to Settlement Beach made for... More 

Thank JulieAnne32

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Old Settlement Beach at the extreme northern end of the residential area. Set in a lush, peaceful palm & banyan grove with the beach just through the palms.Comfortable, modern one & two bedroom self catering villas with fully equipped kitchen & ensuite bathroom in all villas.Features include: Generous Breakfast/Fruit Hamper on Arrival King bed, Ceiling Fans,LED TV/DVD player,iPod Dock.Beach Towels, Hairdryer, Iron/Board, Coffee Plunger, Backpack, Picnic Basket/Utensils, BBQ Facilities.Airport & Restaurant Transfers,Convenience Shop, Blue Phone.Daily HousekeepingAustralian Champagne for Birthday or Anniversary ... more   less 

Additional Information about Milky Way Holiday Villas

Address: Lagoon Road, NSW 2898 | Hunter Bay, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
Region: Australia > Lord Howe Island
Price Range: $301 - $538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Milky Way Holiday Villas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Do not prepay or negotiate refund if you cannot get to the island”
 of 5 bubbles 442ianc, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“8/9/10 will be the quiter rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles malcolmr117, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“for a longer stay go for the upmarket rooms”
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  • flowers fruit and food basket ...complimentary
 of 5 bubbles eel007, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The restaurant is currently closed for the winter period.”
 of 5 bubbles 146jamesg, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I think all rooms would be very similar”
 of 5 bubbles JulieAnne32, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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