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Reviewed 4 March 2010

I am amazed to read the last two reviews of this establishment and find it difficult to believe of such a turn around in quality in such a short time. I feel compeled to offer our experience. We were to stay two days in November '09, however because of the condition of the establishment we left without staying, forfeiting the...

2Thank Thomas5
Brisbane, QLD
Reviewed 21 January 2010

Fabulous stay, a little off the beaten track set in a tranquil area with great views. The hospitality was 4 star with all you expect and more from a retreat. I would and have recommended Isla Park to other couples and this was my second stay there because we liked it the first time. The pool is so refreshing at...

1Thank CrystalBrisbane_QLD
South east Queensland
Reviewed 21 January 2010

I won our stay at Isla Park on an ebay auction. After winning, read some bad reviews on this site. Decided not to judge till we had stayed.! We have no connection to the owners in any way, and until purchased on ebay had not heard of the place. We spent 3 nights at Isla Park in January. Some of...

2Thank chopper0205
Reviewed 3 January 2010

My partner and I spent a few days in Isla Park retreat recently. Although the actual venue is great with beautiful views over the hinterland and coast, rather large rooms and a quiet location, we found the following to be very disappointing: 1) when arriving you are welcomed by a clutter of old plates/cutlery/coat angers and other odds and ends...

2Thank Expansa
islapark, owner at Isla Park Retreat, responded to this review

Isla Park regreats guest's dissatisfaction with its operation. However, as in this instance, Isla Park will not be held responsible for any pre-existing problems experienced by its guests nor will it try to rectify these problems.

North of Brisbane
Reviewed 24 November 2009

My wife and I stayed at Isla Park years ago and it was a delightful experience. So I booked another weekend there.... what a mistake. The place had gone to ruin, we spent the first 2 hours cleaning the room. I was so embarrassed to have brought my wife to a place looking like this. The room was dirty, the...

Thank justnthofbris
Reviewed 18 October 2009

Isla Park was more remote than we believed it would be, the journey included a fairly long stretch of dirt road. On arrival we were advised that due to a water shortage, baths were not allowed and short showers only were to be taken. Although the furnishing in the room was new and modern, it didn't suit the overall style...

Thank LucysMumBrisbane
islapark, Owner at Isla Park Retreat, responded to this review

Guests are forewarned that 1 km of road is unsealed. Isla Park does not have access to town water. It points out that we are in the middle of a drought. Isla Park regrets its guests felt that the room & furniture was not to their liking. Isla Park advised its guests that the swimming pool had had its winter...

Fraser Coast, Queensland
Reviewed 1 October 2009

We arrived to discover the retreat was all over grown, Waterfall and pool was all slime covered. There was no undercover parking as advertised as their cars took the only spot available. The room itself had one double bed. Instead of the Queen bed, double bed and single that was on a printout. In addition to this there was no...

Thank Toddlyn
Reviewed 12 July 2009

dirty spa bath,dirty sheets,dirty and ripped towels, dirty windows with cobwebs everywhere,no lock on outside door our room had the only access to storeroom so if needed owners could enter room at anytime! Additional charges for pretty much standard features in other establishments.Tiny one person spa bath

1Thank nicoleQueensland
Reviewed 2 June 2009

I purchased a gift certificate for a Saturday night stay, with dinner and wine, for my son & daughter in law in December 2008. It took numerous emails and phone calls to actually receive the gift certificate, each time I was promised it would be sent out in a couple of days. My daughter in law rang in May to...

1Thank sarecen
Reviewed 21 August 2008

We bought and paid for accommodation at this property in January 08 for a stay in August 08. When checking in, we expressed some concerns to the owners about there being no latch or locks on a swinging doors which opened directly from our room into their kitchen / food preparation and dining/lounge area which serves 3 meals per day...

1Thank maruschka
islapark, Owner at Isla Park Retreat, responded to this review

Isla Park Retreat reserves the right to request any guest to leave should it deem that their behaviour is inappropriate or disruptive. Payment will be non refundable but assistance will be given in finding alternative accommodation. In this instance, Isla Park needed to consider the welfare of its other guests. Isla Park also reserves the right to record any mishaps...

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the slopes of the Blackhall Range, The Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Colonial architecture with grand & spacious accommodation. Views Pacific Ocean & Hinterland. Warm climate year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Isla Park Retreat

Address: 813 Hunchy Rd, Palmwoods, Queensland 4555, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Palmwoods
Price Range: $213 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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