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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Beautiful retreat, stunning surroundings. The accommodation was immaculate and the attention to detail was great. From the toiletries to the range of specialty teas, reading material, luxury towels and bedding. Nothing was overlooked. The staff were unobtrusive yet friendly. I was there for a conference and it was definitely one of the better venues I have attended for this type...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, very restful, great walk down by the falls, then onto the boardwalk. Gardens beautiful and plenty of bird life. Accommodation was very nice, plenty of room and the double shower was amazing. The toiletries Spicers use are great as well. Hot tub on a cold day was enjoyable too! Breakfast and dinner were very tasty, green curry for...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The 2 Bedroom cabin was big and luxe, and I loved sitting by the fire at night and on the deck during the day reading my book and listening to the beautiful sounds of all the birds. I really felt like we were truly able to relax and catch up on some much needed R & R. The staff were...

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great room in a very peaceful setting. We loved the spa and steam room package with beautiful views over the gardens on the property. We enjoyed the cocktail making demonstration and topped it off with an excellent dinner in the restaurant. Breakfast is a must at the restaurant too. Will be going back again.

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GM_Bobbie, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Mark K, I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, here at Tamarind. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant including the great food and cocktails! We look forward to welcoming you back to the property in the future for another escape. Regards, Bobbie Murphy

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Celebrating a friend's birthday, and what a treat. The cabin was luxurious and comfortable, and the surroundings amazing. We felt relaxed and indulged, and the whole place was very special. We enjoyed strolling the grounds, and Maleny is a good weekend explore. We hope to return in summer, and try out the pool. The gardens are worth spending some time...

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GM_Bobbie, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback asbccb55, What a great way to spend a birthday and celebrate. Great to hear that you enjoyed the gardens. Next trip you should join our horticulturist ion a complimentary tour of the 18 acres. Aaron would be happy to share some gardening love with you! I really appreciate you taking the time to share your...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Another great experience at Spicers. Great service and food. The free cocktail making demonstration was fun. Managed to park my Tesla near the room and plug in with an extension lead. The degustation at Clovelly Estate was amazing

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GM_Bobbie, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback TroyBrisbane, We will have to start moving with the times and install a charger in future. Things happen at a much slower pace here in the mountains! I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, here at Tamarind and at Clovelly. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Where do I start? Luxury accommodation in lush rainforest surrounds with beautifully maintained gardens and a world class restaurant. But what really sets this place apart (and certainly its greatest asset) is the people. There is an overwhelming impression that for the Spicers' team, service is not a job; it is a passion. The subtleties revealing an inherent satisfaction and...

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GM_Bobbie, General Manager at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, responded to this review

Alison, It is such a pleasure to be able to create a space and deliver an experience that allows one to escape the complications of life. I am so pleased we could deliver that for you. An absolute pleasure to meet you and we thank you for your honest and warming feedback. We can't wait to welcome you and your...

Reviewed 10 July 2016

By far one of the most amazing hotels I have ever stayed in. The staff are genuinely happy to assist in any way and are so overly welcoming. The outdoor cedar tub is incredible especially in winter. The open fireplace (especially if you add champagne) really makes for a beautiful, intimate couple's getaway!

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Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I arrived at Spicers Tamarind worn out from particularly busy/stressful period and emerged 4 days later with happiness in my heart and my tank overflowing. It is not the natural beauty of the Spicers property that brought me back, although this is what drew me there in the first place, it is the ability of the staff and management to...

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Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A wonderful relaxing stay for my daughter and I. The friendly staff, highly recommend the villa with a hot tub, beautiful peaceful surroundings, food is Thai based and they cater for vegans which is a bonus. The day spa is a must do!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set near a waterfall in stunning rainforest in the Sunshine Coast hinterland just 3 km east of Maleny, Spicers Tamarind Retreat is an intimately unique hideaway. Intimate, private and romantic, every villa is your escape from it all. Curl up in front of your own wood burning fireplace, relax and read a book, or just sink back into the luxurious King-size bed. Pure zen. Spicers Tamarind Retreat offers a choice of stand-alone villas:- five x 1 bedroom villas with lounge, large bathroom, king bedroom, fireplace and outdoor cedar hot tub- six x 2 bedroom villas with lounge, open fireplace, outdoor day bed, two bedrooms, two large bathrooms and rainforest views- one x 2 bedroom villa with wheelchair access and amenities. The Tamarind restaurant is an award-winning Modern Asian restaurant and cooking school, recently being awarded Two Chef's Hats by Qld Good Food Guide and AHA Best Boutique Hotel 2015. Spicers Tamarind Retreat boasts a destination Day Spa with four large treatment rooms, hydrotherapy room, mineralised spa, steam room, rain shower, private change rooms and bathrooms, open deck and specialty foot treatment room. ... more   less 

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Address: 88 Obi Lane S, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maleny
Price Range: RM1,264 - RM1,986 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Spicers Tamarind Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Any room or villa will be good. They are separate from each other and quite private.”
 of 5 bubbles MelP288, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rainforest villa (13) we stayed in had a wonderful bathroom opening out to the outdoors.”
  • Now that's my idea of a bath!
  • Our rainforest villa
  • Beautiful outlook from the bath
 of 5 bubbles christine112960, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you go to The Long Apron Resturant at the sister property Spicers Clovelly”
 of 5 bubbles RozW_13, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for the "indulgence pack" if wanting to impress that someone special”
 of 5 bubbles ianwesoll, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It would not matter where you room is, the place is divine.”
 of 5 bubbles Snoopstah33, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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