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Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat

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Dining (8)
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tree house”(26 reviews)
“breakfast hamper”(19 reviews)
“spa bath”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Tennis Court
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can we say? What a wonderful place! Our own tree house with all the luxuries we have at home but in an environment-friendly way. Fantastic view from our balcony, good kitchen (we did not use the barbeque outside), Fantastic breakfast with local dairy products...More

Thank Michael K
Response from rosegums, Front Office Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michael We are very proud of our little piece of paradise! We love to share it with our visitors! The Atherton Tablelands is a hidden Gem in the Far North, with more people discovering her treasures and falling in love with the region as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super place to visit and in the middle of the forest with the usual noises and bugs! Accommodation was very good and the washer and drier toward the end of the holiday a massive help. Some confusion over the breakfast hamper which arrived in addition...More

Thank Steve H
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Steve for taking the time to review your experience at Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat. Each of the houses are fully self-contained with laundry (including washing powder) and kitchens. All guests receive a large self-cook complimentary breakfast hamper for the first morning. Some guests...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We arrived having been booked into a studio treehouse by our tour operator...we walked into the treehouse and I thought "this is a studio"...we had been upgraded so well pleased. Fantastic views from the enormous window and the balcony. We had pre-ordered a couple of...More

Thank WR9Guy
Response from rosegums, Owner at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for the kind review. At Rose Gums we have more 2 bedroom houses than studio houses, so many of our guests are upgraded at no extra cost. As the property borders the Wet Tropics World Heritage Wooroonooran National Park, the cassowary has a...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We loved our stay at Rose Gums, thank you to Gabi for her care and attention. I had dental pain and she gave me a list of dentists nearby and let me use the office phone to make an appointment. Gabi gave a great wild...More

Thank munmunmun
Response from rosegums, Reception at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you for your review! We at Rose Gums love to hear feedback from satisfied guests about our attention to detail and what services we offer!

Reviewed 11 April 2018

A stay at Rose Gums is highly recommended for those who would like to know more about the tropical rainforest environment , or those who simply want to enjoy the peace and quietness of living in one. Nine 'treehouses' have been cleverly inserted in the...More

Thank 551GPG
Response from rosegums, Guest Relations Manager at Rose Gums Wilderness RetreatResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! Rose Gums is all about reconnecting with nature and the environment.. and leaving behind the hustle and bustle of everyday living! With this in mind, our accommodation has been designed to provide...More

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Description
Enjoy a secluded rainforest retreat in the cool highlands above Cairns, all our treehouses are self-contained featuring spa baths, fireplaces and magnificent views. The 93 HA property has 9 kilometres ...More of walking tracks and over 160 species of birds and other wildlife, including Platypus that inhabit our pristine rainforest creeks. Delight in our own in-house restaurant, LEAF, a private dining experience in the tree-tops. Your hosts Peta & Jon are very friendly and helpful and are looking forward to meeting you soon. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$212 - US$340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Malanda
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$212 - US$340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Malanda
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Traveller (159)
Room & Suite (53)
Dining (8)
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tutorrobyn
10 August 2018|
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Response from 551GPG | Reviewed this property |
Only marginally better, I believe. Rainfall in the wet season is remarkably variable,and you just have to take your chances.
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RedHairedGal
29 July 2017|
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Response from rosegums | Property representative |
Hello, There is a difference of between 4 and 6 degrees in temperature between Cairns and the tablelands. we are almost 8oo metres higher . during our wet season we can get up to two metres of rain for the season, so it is... More
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RedHairedGal
27 July 2017|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Although there are lots of trees about, I seem to remember the view from our cabin was quite open with hills in the distance
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Room Tips
"Different tree houses have different views... possibly ask for more info when booking."
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"All the lodges looked excellent and were well placed so they did not over look each other."
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"Each treehouse is sited with views of the rainforest. We stayed in Fernwren."
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"They are all good rooms!"
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