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Jonah's, Whale Beach

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Mr Dehragodo, Well... what a bad experience to visit one of the best restaurants in Australia. Unfortunately... this was the worst experience I have ever had in my life. We chose Jonahs to celebrate my fathers 70th birthday... and such a special occasion it was suppose to be. OMG... I just wished we went to a local pizza restaurant. Being...

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GMJonahs, General Manager at Jonah's, Whale Beach, responded to this review

As this is 1 of 5 targeted reviews about the ‘same’ dining experience, I would like to ‘once again’ simply reiterate the facts: • There was NO booking for this table of 8 • We managed to cater for your table of 8 on a very busy Friday night at last minute • Our staff member did go over and...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Parking limited. Cost $430 3 courses for two. Food beautiful. Pretentious. Service poor. Staff friendly. Waited far too long between courses. After prompting, sides for the mains arrived more than half way through our main course. Wine ok. Paid too much for no more than two glasses in total. No refill of glasses . Dress code not enforced. Guy next...

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GMJonahs, General Manager at Jonah's, Whale Beach, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback. We receive many awards and wonderful feedback for our food offering at Jonah’s and have proudly done so over our 88 years in existence. I am pleased to hear that you have noticed the friendliness of our staff and found our food to be beautiful. Jonah's offers an extensive wine list with over 1600 exceptional...

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is amazing and an unexpected pleasure reached from a narrow road but overlooking the spectacular Whale Beach. Our family group arrived 15 minutes early for lunch on a busy Sunday but our table was ready as were the army of service staff. The cuisine is French and judging by the accents of the staff, they were all recruited...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We have just spent a night at Jonah's to celebrate our 30th Wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived to our departure the next day the staff proved to be welcoming, friendly and professional. The rooms are well appointed and private yet still providing endless views over Whale Beach. The food and wine were first class and the wait staff...

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sydney
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I couldn't fault the service, food and overall experience of this place. We booked the dinner, bed and breakfast package which i would highly recommend. The view from the room was amazing. Food was excellent, staff was a level above any other hotel I've experienced. We will definitely be back!

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County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We arrived from Sydney airport early in the morning. We were told that check in wasn't until 14:00 (which is normal), the lady on reception was kind enough to give us a beach bag with towels & directions to a number of really nice beaches within a 3-5 minute drive from the hotel. We stayed in room 651, which is...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've been wanting to return to Jonah's for about 15 years and finally made it over the weekend. Staff are friendly, professional and never too busy to have a chat (thanks Bridie!) We had the dinner bed and breakfast package and we can't complain about the portion sizes, in fact, it was probably a bit too much! Not sure if...

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Sydney
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I just spent 3 nights at Jonah's and found it to be a jewel in Palm Beach. It is a small intimate hotel with wonderful personal touches. The sunrises are magical - makes waking early a treat! The only had the breakfast service, which I chose to have on my balcony with the birds chirping above. The food was beautifully...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were lucky to be given a gift voucher for a night at Jonah's. We had been once before for a birthday lunch, so were thrilled to be able to stay there. The staff were really friendly, welcoming, and helpful - including being really lovely about a problem we had with other guests. The ocean view from our room was...

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Broxburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and have been blessed to stay for the past 9 days with family in palm beach. Tonight we visited Jonah's. Just 100 feet down the road. I guess my expectations were somewhat less than the experience. This is truly a beautifully located boutique hotel. The views of Whale Beach are spectacular. We checked out the menu although we're...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jonah’s Whale Beach is one of Australia’s most luxurious ocean retreats and the only Relais & Chateaux hotel in Sydney - the most prestigious hotel association in the world.The perfect beachside escape, Jonah’s offers an acclaimed restaurant, seven luxurious rooms, a penthouse and 'Jonah's Private', a secluded residence containing three stunning rooms. Luxurious and discreet, Jonah’s prides itself on its friendly and casual atmosphere and outstanding first class service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jonah's, Whale Beach

Address: 69 Bynya Rd, Whale Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Pittwater > Whale Beach
Price Range: RM1,675 - RM2,213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jonah's, Whale Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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