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Tabu Bed and Breakfast. Cairns Bed and Breakfast

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Tabu is located in the Rainforest Hillside suburb of Freshwater, Cairns
Kingsize bed with a view into the Tropical Gardens
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Private Room
Tabu is located in the foot hills of Cairn's rainforest. An exclusive pavillion style room (1 only), opens onto a furnished deck with a view of the exotic tropical gardens. Guests have their own private entry to their room. Your accommodation has a comfortable King Size Bed, personal ensuite and is fully air conditioned. Your room boasts fine designer linen, quality towels, coffee, tea & ironing facilities, the barbque is available if you wish to 'fire up a feast'. The serene azure pool is set amongst cool plantings of Mangos, Lychees, Bananas, Gingers and Palm Trees and is designed for your own private enjoyment. A self served continential breakfast of fresh tropical fruit, baguettes/croissants & muesli for your enjoyment on your deck or in the garden. Tabu is located 10 mins drive from t...Tabu is located in the foot hills of Cairn's rainforest. An exclusive pavillion style room (1 only), opens onto a furnished deck with a view of the exotic tropical gardens. Guests have their own private entry to their room. Your accommodation has a comfortable King Size Bed, personal ensuite and is fully air conditioned. Your room boasts fine designer linen, quality towels, coffee, tea & ironing facilities, the barbque is available if you wish to 'fire up a feast'. The serene azure pool is set amongst cool plantings of Mangos, Lychees, Bananas, Gingers and Palm Trees and is designed for your own private enjoyment. A self served continential breakfast of fresh tropical fruit, baguettes/croissants & muesli for your enjoyment on your deck or in the garden. Tabu is located 10 mins drive from the airport and 15mins from The City Centre of Cairns, set in the leafy rainforest of Freshwater. Local community shops include an exquisite French artisan bread & Patisserie and are easily reached within a quick walk. Tabu is situated a 3 minute walk from the Freshwater station which is your hop on point for the famous “Kuranda Rail” journey. The local bar/hotel provides a large menu, occasional entertainment and courtesy bus to and from the venue.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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Mark V
Hosting since June 2015
Response Rate: 88%
Response Time: Within a few hours
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Reviews (40)
Kerry C
Kerry C
Sydney, Australia6 contributions
My husband and I stayed at the beautiful Tabu for 7 nights in June this year. Tabu is a wonderful bnb in the most lush tropical rainforest garden it is truly so relaxing you feel away from the rest of the world. The accommodation is perfectly decorated stylish with character extremely clean and very comfortable bed. Fairlie and Mark are the loveliest people and prepared the fabulous breakfasts each day so yummy. The pool was great and refreshing surrounded by the tropical gardens that are so well maintained by Mark. The location is around 15 mins from the centre of Cairns and a good location to venture out to different places. We really loved our stay at Tabu and would recommend to anyone wanting to visit Cairns. Thankyou Fairlie and Mark for a wonderful stay Kerry and Michael xx
Visited June 2022
Written 6 August 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Paula B
Paula B
3 contributions
A quiet and private beautiful space providing a tropical and quintessential North Queeensland experience. We arrived from a South Australian winter and immediately changed into swimmers to take a dip in the rock pool which is surrounded by a magnificent tropical paradise of lush garden. Our separate dwelling was clean and tastefully decorated with a very comfy bed and Balinese style bathroom. Fairlie served us a lovely breakfast and nothing was too much trouble. Mark and Fairlie were relaxed, welcoming and helpful hosts whilst respecting our privacy. We'll be back!
Visited July 2021
Written 16 July 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Brendan L
Brendan L
1 contribution
A beautiful place both inside and out. Fairlie and Mark are the ideal hosts and made our stay an absolute pleasure. Could not recommend more!
Visited April 2021
Written 7 April 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Anne_TeDe
Anne_TeDe
3 contributions
I had the pleasure of staying at Tabu B&B for two nights in January 2020. The room is spacious and beautiful with a private patio overlooking the tropical garden. This is also where Fairlie serves her delicious breakfast, beautifully prepared in a picnic basket. I loved the fresh tropical fruit! Fairlie and Mark are very supportive in providing tips of what to do and see, where to eat etc., even responding very quickly to questions I had before I arrived. Cairns is close, an easy 20 minute drive, and the accommodation is perfectly located for the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail trip. I would come back anytime and very much recommend staying there. Many thanks to Fairlie and Mark for making me feel so welcome!
Visited January 2020
Written 24 January 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

choux187348
choux187348
Braunschweig, Germany12 contributions
Ein Traum von B&B bei liebenswerten Gastgebern. Die seperat gelegene Unterkunft liegt in einem paradiesischen Garten, das Frühstück ist einmalig mit frischen Früchten, Joghurt, Brot etc. und wird direkt vor dem Zimmer eingenommen. Die etwas irritierende Bezeichnung des B&B (Tabu) soll die Einmaligkeit des botanischen Gartens, vom Gastgeber angelegt, hervorheben. Gerne wieder, wir waren schon 3x zu Gast.
Visited November 2019
Written 11 December 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

A_R_F19
A_R_F19
10 contributions
This was a fabulous place to stay, and I would highly recommend it for couples wanting a romantic break from home,,or, as we did, some luxury accommodation during our month long holiday.
Visited November 2019
Written 14 November 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

vito d
vito d
2 contributions
I booked my stay by reading the reviews just like you are probably doing and was delighted I did. I received a warm and friendly welcome from the hosts, and my room was sensational overlooking and surrounded by lush tropical landscape. Expert advice and a scrumptious breakfast, my stay was a total winner! Thanks.
Visited June 2019
Written 15 June 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Susan Brust
Susan Brust
1 contribution
Beautiful bed and breakfast.Lovely gardens.Mark and Feileen were wonderful hosts.They were very helpful with giving my daughter and I ideas on tours to take in the area. The breakfast was wonderful, with homemade muesli and fresh tropical fruits.Wonderful hosts, friendly and informative.Beautiful B&B.
Visited January 2019
Written 10 January 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Venture641038
Venture641038
Hi Susan. We were so pleased to meet you and Alex.Hope our paths cross again sometime in the future! All the best for you two.
Written 24 January 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Dan O
Dan O
2 contributions
Great hosts. The garden is stunning. Even if you are not a plant person, prepare to be impressed by the garden. The room is clean and spacious. Breakfast is good and plenty, but truly continental.
Visited August 2018
Written 5 September 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

JoAnne W
JoAnne W
1 contribution
Tabu Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful place to stay. Although the property is not very large, it is secluded and makes you feel like you are in your own little paradise. Mark and Fairlie are wonderful hosts. Fairlie provided a delicious breakfast each morning and both were helpful in assisting us in making our plans for a reef trip and the Kuranda Village train and skyrail trip. Our last morning we thoroughly enjoyed just sitting outside talking to them. The accommodations were clean and lovely. If I am ever lucky enough to be able to visit Cairns again, I would stay there in a heartbeat!
Visited April 2018
Written 1 May 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: No
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tabu Bed and Breakfast. Cairns Bed and Breakfast

Tabu Bed and Breakfast. Cairns Bed and Breakfast is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Tabu Bed and Breakfast. Cairns Bed and Breakfast has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Tabu Bed and Breakfast. Cairns Bed and Breakfast has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Tabu Bed and Breakfast. Cairns Bed and Breakfast must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.