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Kims Beachside Retreat

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16 Charlton Street PO Box 1, Toowoon Bay, New South Wales 2261 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night in a beach bungalow, loved our room , plenty of space. The grounds in the resort are well kept and one does get the feel of a retreat . There are plenty of stairs between the different building...More

2  Thank ryno3100
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We stayed for one night here after reading a glowing review in the Weekend Australian magazine. We were travelling down the east coast via the Pacific Highway from Noosa to Sydney, so the location was perfect for our last night before driving into Sydney. We...More

1  Thank VReynolds
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Recently stayed What a joint!! Beautiful location right on the beach so no excuse for not going for a morning or arvo stroll. Kim’s is just less than an hour from Sydney. The room was excellent with all facilities and fantastic decor especially the art...More

1  Thank Kamie K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

i was given a present to stay ther for one night from the moment we walk in wow the rooms clean the seafood on diner was very very fresh and yum its only 1.45hr from the cad of Sydney right by the seaMore

2  Thank Zvika C
Response from ManagementKims, General Manager at Kims Beachside RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your gift of a one night stay and found the rooms clean, seafood very very fresh and our location of being right on the beach so close to Sydney. Hope that you return...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

My husband & I recently spent 3 nights at Kims. We've stayed numerous times over the years and still love it as much as during our first stay 19 years ago. There are many different accommodation options available. Our favourite villa is Idle Beach. I...More

1  Thank ILikeLuxury87
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Breakfast included
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Hot Tub
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USD 377 - USD 577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 377 - USD 577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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29 December 2016|
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Response from ManagementKims | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Most of our tariffs include three meals in our buffet style dining room unless you are looking at a midweek special. Inclusions, do of course depend on what package you are booking. Feel free... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Stevewb0612 | Reviewed this property |
No pets and you don't want them there, nor do you want children 😏
Molly O
23 March 2016|
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Response from stella p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open to non guests. View a sample menu on line.
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"middle of the row close to the beach its noice with the wave"
27 Aug. 2018
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"The higher up villas probably offer better views."
5 Aug. 2018
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"highly recommend beachfron"
12 May 2018
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"Worth the extra for an ocean front cabin"
26 Apr. 2018
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