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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an outstanding stay at what should be considered a five star accommodation. Marlies and Bruno have a wealth of knowledge about the best experiences and tours around Cairns and deal primarily with tour operators they know well to make sure you have the best experience. Many of the tours pick up from their driveway and...

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear R_Soule Thank you so much for your awesome feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you and your lovely wife. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at our B&B and the service we do offer. We wish you many more happy experiences and are looking forward to welcome you again on...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Marlies/Bruno, thank you so much for a beautiful place to stay, excellent. You were so helpful to us and the Kookaburras were just the icing on the cake :) The Chinese takeaway on Collins Ave not only does good Chinese but we had great fish and chips too.

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Dear Elaine S Thank you very much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you and your aunt a short while ago. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to meet our Kookaburras. We are also happy, that Edge Hill has become a very...

Western Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We have just returned from the most amazing stay at Kookas B&B. Marlies and Bruno were so lovely and accommodating and the breakfast was amazing!! We travelled with our two year old and stayed in the family suite which was absolutely perfect for all our needs - so clean and well appointed, the room was lovely. The breakfast was so...

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kookasbnb, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear EandB631 Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you and your very cute and happy two year old child. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your short stay at our B&B and the service we do offer. Looking forward to welcome you again on your next...

Zurich
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Kookas is a very friendly B&B where you feel like home. Marlies and Bruno are perfect hosts and the breakfast was one of the best we have in Australia....! If we go back to Cairns we go back to Kookas...! All the best from Zurich, Brigitte & Curt

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Brigitte & Carl. Thank you very much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you and we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the service we do offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno

Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We arrived on January 4th 2016 in the late evening at Kookas and we were very warmly welcomed by Bruno & Marlies. We had some drinks together and they gave us some very good and special clues for our trip via the Atherton Tablelands - better than our travel guide! Our room was lovingly designed and very, very clean. From...

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Annika_Marcus Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you and to read that you enjoyed our familiar atmosphere and the service we do offer. We are always happy to offer our insider travel tips; especially those not mentioned in the travel-guides. We look forward to welcome you again on...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stayed 20th December to 29th December 2015 in the family room which had a separate bedroom for our daughter.Both were exceptionally clean and spacious with comfortable beds. The rooms were serviced every day even down to fresh drinking water and chocolates in the fridge! Breakfasts were a treat! especially when the resident kookaburras made an appearance! The pool was...

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear customer cockerel9 Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you and your Family during this Christmas Holiday. It was also for us a very lovely and enjoyable time we could spend with you. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies...

Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We started our stay in Queensland at Kookas and came back to Marlies and Bruno before leaving for the Northern Territory. We liked the nicely decorated bedroom and enjoyed the delicious breakfast and especially the fruit platter. Marlies and Bruno are perfect hosts. Whenever going to Australia we would spend a few days to accustom to the country and the...

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Customer ilrod2015, Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed our familiar atmosphere and the service we do offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno

Winterswijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We started our holidays in Australia in Kookas, arriving early in the morning. We were welcomed very warmly by Marlies and Bruno. After a shower we had an unsurpassed breakfast with home made bread, cereals, fruit etc. etc. Marlies had even bought some no dairy products for my wife. They made us really feel very welcome and gave us good...

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear René I. Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the service we do offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno

Baden, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I spent 5 weeks at Kookas bnb and could benefit from a first class hospitality day by day. Bruno and Marlies are very gorteous and friendly hosts who really care for the guests' well-being. Typical Swiss quality in everything they do: breakfast, cleanliness, friendliness, bookings and travel advices, reliability...

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Dear Claudia V. Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you again during your extended visit to Cairns. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the service we do offer. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns....

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The bnb is situated in a nice residential area in the edge hill area, situated on a hill with a beautiful view of the mountains and the rainforest. Our room was very nice with a shady terrace. The view from the shower was also fantastic, felt like showering in the middle of the forest. Marlies and Bruno were very nice...

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kookas-55, Owner at Kookas Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Patrick Thank you so much for your excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our great pleasure to accommodate you. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and the shower with the rainforest view. We look forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The lush, cool surrounds of Kooka's Bed & Breakfast make this the perfect place to enjoy the warm climate of North Queensland. Nestled in tropical Rainforest of Far North Queensland on the foot of Mount Whitfield in Edge Hill it is the best spot for your relaxing holiday in Cairns.The superb architecture of Kooka's Bed & Breakfast makes the most of the property’s magnificent surrounds. An inviting, open deck leads you out from the lounge and towards the expansive views of the south. Discover the refreshing pool, the tropical garden, or simply do nothing at all – it’s all yours to enjoy.All rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated and screening ensures for comfort all year round. Each room features air conditioning, ceiling fans, smoke alarm and separate entry. As well as Coffee making facility, fridge, TV & DVD player.Kooka's Bed & Breakfast is located in Cairns, your gateway to the magnificent wonders of Tropical North Queensland; the Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Rainforest and great Australian Outback. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kookas Bed & Breakfast

Address: 40 Hutchinson St | North Cairns, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Edge Hill
Price Range: $120 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kookas Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“The rooms above the garage are spacious with a lovely view from the private deck.”
 of 5 bubbles B_Writes, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great view over Cairns from the upstairs rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles marrjk, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with deck.”
 of 5 bubbles Mo2909, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“If anybody don't know where to go, go to Kookas B & B !! Beautiful sight over Cairns.”
 of 5 bubbles hansenjokej, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Arriving by car would be helpful, free wifi in the room is upon request”
 of 5 bubbles travelpassion4life, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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