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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 February 2009

With so many options in Cairns we had a tough time finding a place to stay. The Zanzoo was absolutely outstanding. By the Zanzoo's recommendation, we rented a car and I appreciate their honest advice (look for Red Spot Rentals online for a good rate). I don't see how we could have managed without it. The large breakfast was outstanding....

2Thank aprice88
South East Queensland
Reviewed 1 December 2008

If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing retreat in Cairns and you have a car then look no further than ZANZOO RETREAT in Redlynch, Cairns. This is Australia's answer to Gone with the Wind with beautiful tropical grounds, an old Queenslander house ( 2 houses actually) which have been restored and given modern touches. Add to this, acreage grounds,...

3Thank ElizabethSEQ
Reviewed 24 November 2008

The three nights and two days we spent in Cairns were wonderful, considering our experiences at Zanzoo. The first and best aspect was Rosie, who takes direct care of the guests and manages most of it for the owners. She was sweet, wonderful, and very experienced. She knew about the trips you could take, and she had traveled on many...

2Thank javier-ot
Reviewed 28 September 2008

Recently we were fortunate to spend a few days at Zanzoo. Even a few days was enough to "recharge our batteries" . Such relaxation has to be experienced to believe it possible. Wonderfully quiet & away from traffic noise, telephones & voices. Being able to laze by the lovely pool & lush garden with a book was such luxury. The...

1Thank minnie080
Reviewed 7 September 2008

We stayed for 7 nights at Zanzoo in Feb 2008. We had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the morning fresh fruit breakfast on the upper floor porch. Rain or shine, it was a great way to start the day. Marc was very helpful, friendly and offered plenty of advice when asked. There were plenty of facilities at Zanzoo (washing machine,...

1Thank HughUK
Reviewed 20 August 2008

Zanzoo Retreat in Cairns, North Queensland is everything we were looking for in a bed and breakfast style get-away. It is located about 15 minutes from the city of centre of Cairns but a world away nestled in the shadow of the surrounding hills and a quiet country style setting. The actual rooms are situated in a lovingly restored Queenslander...

1Thank TheTraveller55
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2008

We have just spent a lovely week at the Zanzoo Retreat, located about 20 minutes by car outside Cairns in the Crystal Cascades area. We were warmly welcomed by the owner Marc who also lives in a separate house in the grounds. The grounds themselves are huge - some 14 acres and include a tennis court (free), laundry (free, but...

1Thank colinchen70
Reviewed 17 July 2008

We stayed for one week at Zanzoo Retreat and had a wonderful holiday there. Breakfast has been served at the veranda with a selection of fresh fruits quite often from Rosie's garden. Our grandparents enjoyed the swimmingpool in the mornig and our doughter Marina loved to play tennis (all free of charge). Zanzoo is lokated near the Crystal Cascades and...

1Thank Ludwigshafen
Reviewed 16 July 2008

We couldn't believe how much we enjoyed our time at Zanzoo! A little piece of heaven tucked away in the valley, the home is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens including solar heated pool & tennis courts. We loved the walks along the little creek and our host was great, bit of a character, cooks a fabulous breaky and great knowledge...

1Thank Rachael181
Reviewed 15 July 2008

We had a fantastic stay at Zanzoo. Great setting, so nice and quiet yet only 20 or so minutes from Cairns. It was really clean and friendly. We had a car (as suggested) and got there with no fuss at all. We needed a nice quiet and relaxed break and that's what we got. We can't recommend highly enough.

1Thank BnBLove

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautifully restored bed and breakfast has been tastefully decorated and is a popular and sought after B&B. The homestead is surrounded by rainforest covered mountain ranges and has the cool, clear waters of the rainforest fringed Freshwater Creek flowing through the length of the property year round.The floodlit outdoor tennis court is surrounded by rainforest trees, palms and tropical gardens.Take a dip in large resort style pool & relax in Cairns' most luxurious, yet affordable B&B ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zanzoo Retreat

Address: Mary Parker Drive, Redlynch, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Redlynch
Price Range: RM376 - RM523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Zanzoo Retreat 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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