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69-71 Queen St P.O. Box 9, Chillagoe, Queensland 4871 Australia
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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
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Updated 12/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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We offer well-appointed, self-catering cottages in the wonderous gateway to Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park. Escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and transport yourself into a breathtaking landscape where time appears to have stood still. Chillagoe Cabins are based on the design of old miners’ huts and you'll feel as if you have drifted back in time - there is even an array of historical memorabilia in each cabin to complement the old-fashioned exterior. However, this is where the kinship with the past ends - each cabin is decked out with comfortable beds and luxury linen that lures you even during the daytime, fully equipped bathrooms, kitchen facilities, and digital television. If self-catering is off your bucket list, then join other dinner guests for some real sumptuous home-cooked Aussie Tucker, and don't fret over breakfast either, because that is all part of the package too, with a great continental breakfast poolside every morning that will set you up for the whole day. For those who wish to self-cater, a barbeque near the pool offers another opportunity to engage with the surrounding tropical gardens. Chillagoe is located on the Tableland 2.5 hours west of Cairns and is accessible by normal vehicles while there is the weekly Savannahlander Train just down the road. Chillagoe is a world re-known tourist destination for its above-ground limestone caves formed from the great Coral Reef some 400 million years ago. There are between 600 and 1000 caves located in the area of the Chillagoe – Mungana National Park. The Heritage Listed Refinery / Smelter once produced lead, silver, copper, and gold for the economy. There are many ruins around the town to be researched and investigated as well as native trees for visitors to wander about and they provide a habitat for an abundance of wildlife or take a personally catered tour, where you can explore some of the most interesting sites in Chillagoe.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Free breakfast
Hiking
Patio
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Car park
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Seating area
Kitchenette
Microwave
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Weltbummel wrote a review Apr 2022
Tasmania, Australia17 contributions3 helpful votes
I stayed for 4 nights. The hosts were very welcoming and Wendy went the extra mile and was always happy to answer questions in spite of being on her own for part of the time. The cabin was clean and comfortable and it was nice to meet other guests over breakfast.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Wendy Wagner, Owner at Chillagoe Cabins
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your lovely comments, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us (me). I hope your ankle has healed well. I do hope you can make it back this way again for another visit and a catch-up. Wendy
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Karl W wrote a review Apr 2022
26 contributions8 helpful votes
A lovely stop for the night on our Savannah lander trip. Wendy was an amazing hostess preparing and incredible dinner for us to enjoy by the pool side. The cabins were incredibly tidy and comfortable and we will most certainly be staying at the cabins on our next visit to explore the caves
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Wendy Wagner, Owner at Chillagoe Cabins
Responded 4 days ago
So very glad you enjoyed your stay albeit very brief, we hope next time you are this way you will have more time to see all of Chillagoe's attractions.
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Charles W wrote a review Apr 2022
Melbourne, Australia31 contributions21 helpful votes
We visited as part of our Savannahlander train. Wendy was an outstanding host for Chilligoe Cabins with welcoming juice, very clean spacious room and two wonderfully prepared meals. The tour done by Robert was a highlight with his personal history of Chilligoe past and present.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Wendy Wagner, Owner at Chillagoe Cabins
Responded 4 days ago
Thanks Charles. I really value your very kind words and appreciate you taking the time to give us such a glowing review.
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Cor B wrote a review Apr 2022
Stanhope Gardens, Australia1 contribution
my second visit to Chillagoe this time with my daughter. I loved this place the first time and still do. Colin and Wendy are such wonderful hosts. At the end of both my stays I felt as though I was leaving family behind. I definitely will be returning and whole heartedly recommend Chillagoe Cabins. Corina Barreto
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Wendy Wagner, Owner at Chillagoe Cabins
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks, Corina, it was lovely to have you return and bring your daughter, so sorry we did not have that little catch-up we spoke about, next time we will definitely get together.
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Colleen O wrote a review Apr 2022
Brisbane, Australia19 contributions1 helpful vote
Colin and Wendy haven't been in Chillago long but have managed to produce absolutely first class spotlessly clean accommodation and great service. Nothing is too much trouble and Colin provides a really good knowledgeable tour of the town. Well done guys the place is an oasis and a credit to you both. Had a fabulous stay.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Wendy Wagner, Owner at Chillagoe Cabins
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the lovely review, we really appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay, we hope we might welcome you back soon when you can stay a little longer.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 107 - USD 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chillagoe Cabins
Which popular attractions are close to Chillagoe Cabins?
Nearby attractions include Chillagoe Smelters (1.7 km), Balancing Rock (2.1 km), and Chillagoe Court House Heritage Museum (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Chillagoe Cabins?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Chillagoe Cabins?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Chillagoe Cabins?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Chillagoe Cabins?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Chillagoe Cabins?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chillagoe Gallery 29, Post Office Hotel, and Chillagoe Tourist Village Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Chillagoe Cabins?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Chillagoe Cabins located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Chillagoe.
Are any cleaning services offered at Chillagoe Cabins?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Is Chillagoe Cabins accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.