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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Villa marine is located close to the beach and surrounded with rainforest. Rooms are a little weird and quirky. But they have everything you need in them. They also have their own tour desk which is also open to the public.

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Reviewed 21 February 2015

Rooms are clean, but to small for 6 guests for 6 nights. Laundry should be included for that price. We stayed there for 6 nights and it was not the best for that long stay. A proper paved path from the carpark would be great, specially in rainy wheather.

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Florida
Reviewed 28 January 2015

A perfect tropical getaway...nicely refurbished and immaculately clean motel-style rooms with comfortable beds/linens and all the necessities for a self-catered holiday including a beautiful tropical pool/BBQ area surrounded by lush rainforest, gardens, and birdlife. Close to the beach, Yorkey's Knob Marina & Bar/Restaurant, grocer, etc. Easy on-site open parking suitable for trucks/utes. Definitely a private little oasis and worth a...

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Thornbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Peter, the on-site manager, is a very friendly and knowledgeable host. I stayed for a week in early October 2014 and was travelling on my own on a wildlife and photographic adventure holiday. Without Peter's help I would not have been fixed up with 2 local bird guides,(Del Richards for Daintree area and Alan Gillanders for the Atherton tablelands) who...

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Cergy
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We stayed in villa marine appartment for a few days, everydays we enjoyed the beach and the swimming pool. Our appartment was just next to the beach, 2 minute walk to the ocean, surrounded by the rainforest, it was very clean with a good equipement, a fully equipped kitchen with our own oven :) a pleasant balcony and a well...

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Thank Aerispace
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Villa Marine itself would get a 5 star review and host Peter was great, very knowledgable and helpful, an added bonus is that he can book any trips you hadn't planned before you arrive. The room was great, comfy bed and plenty of seating, nice outside seating area too. Yorkeys Knob has a great beach but not much else, hence...

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Thank Martin R
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I stayed at Villa Marine Holiday Apartment www.villamarine.com.au. It was very welcoming. My apartment self contained was cosy and warm love it. To kitesurfing it's the place to be close to Cairns at Yorkeys Knob Beach. I could kitesurfing almost everyday with a great spot of flat water perfect to freestyling and do excellent strapless sessions in small and medium...

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Thank Guenael M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We felt we needed to visit once more before peaceful Yorkeys Knob is "super-developed"with a mega resort of 7.000 new hotel beds. We prefer it to Cairns proper for the quiet environs,closeness to a sandy beach and wonderful bird and butterfly experiences right on the doorstep which include screaming curlews at night....weird.....rainbow bee-eaters.....beautiful.....and ,of course,incredibly huge butterflies all on site.There...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2014

You can see I gave it five stars. This is because it was perfect for our needs but I can imagine some might feel disappointed. I will try to explain. Yorkeys Knob is a quiet suburb of Cairns by the beach. Villa Marine is just up from the beach (you can't see it from Villa Marine itself). There are only...

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Innisfail, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Felt totally welcomed on our Good Friday arrival by reception, but unfortunately another family who were also there were really rude.Great location for a quiet getaway but not if your expecting a private getaway.But well priced for three night getaway.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy 1 of our 9 villas facing rain forest and 50m from the beach with fully self-contained facilities, including kitchens and bathrooms. Our villas are suitable for couples, singles, families, and small groups, and we have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets from budget to luxury. Located just 10 minutes north of Cairns by the beach, our environmentally friendly accommodation faces rain forest with diverse wildlife including kangaroos and many different rain forest bird species. Our tourist information center offers free tour bookings and car hire. Tours pick up at our door. Tap into our extensive knowledge on the best reef locations or our diverse range of every tour in the Cairns region! Friendly, helpful service, shops, supermarket, restaurants and buses very close. Villa Marine is located so close to Cairns, yet by the beach away from the hustle and bustle of the city center. Ideal for those seeking a more natural environment. Come and stay at Cairns' quirkiest holiday accommodation! Awards: Cairns Tourism Association Annual Award 2011. Best standard Accommodation for the Region: 2012, 2013, 2014. Tourism Tropical North Queensland Hall Of Fame 2015. TripAdvisor certification For Excellence: 2011, 2012,2013,2014, 2015. TripAdvisor Hall Of Fame 2015. Eco-Friendly Certification. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Marine

Address: 8 Rutherford St, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Yorkeys Knob
Price Range: $138 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Marine 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are the same, clean, tropical feel and look out to the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Flicckk, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A lovely well laid out holiday destination. All the apartments have easy access to the pool and can hear the sea at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Miranda_NZ, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They all have patios where you can sit, but the tropical apartment has more of a garden, feeling you're in the forest.”
  • Lookout from the Rainforest, arranged by Villa Marine
  • Our diving spot at the Great Barrier Reef, arranged by Villa Marine
 of 5 bubbles CoolestWoman, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and excellent, and it is very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles janjanCairns, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go for the newer kitchen rooms (still refit) not the older refit kitchen. From the pictures on their website look at the ovens!”
 of 5 bubbles JohnM694, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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