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Arajilla Retreat - Lord Howe Island

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Dining (33)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“settlement beach”(53 reviews)
“banyan suite”(12 reviews)
“kentia palms”(21 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Air Conditioning
4 Star Hotel
Renowned for its warm and friendly service and laid back ambience, Arajilla Retreat encapsulates the very essence of Lord Howe Island, offering guests a haven of tranquillity and peace. Arajilla is perfectly positioned on the northern sheltered end of the Island’s lagoon just behind Old...
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Location and contact
Lagoon Road | Old Settlement Beach, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
2.8 km to Lord Howe Island Airport
10 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as a for a quick unplanned babymoon. A highlight was the staff who were personable, and provided great service (& not just the front of house staff). The accomodation is very clean, well serviced, and very comfortable. The only fault (based on...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This resort has it all; idyllic location, excellent accommodation with a first class restaurant serving gourmet meals. What really makes the resort stand out from others we have been privileged to stay at is the excellent staff. Nothing was a problem to them, they all...More

Thank Gavin T
Response from Bill S, Owner at Arajilla Retreat - Lord Howe IslandResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Gavin Thankyou so much for your review and we are delighted you had a wonderful time on Lord Howe Island and while staying with us at Arajilla. Our staff are wonderful and they make everyone feel like they are at home and our chefs...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

We have just returned from a wonderful week’s holiday here at Arajilla. The team at the resort were warm, friendly and helpful; the meals were delicious....what the chefs can do with provisions that have to come on a two hour flight from Sydney is amazing....More

Thank 424sally
Response from Bill S, Owner at Arajilla Retreat - Lord Howe IslandResponded 12 June 2018

Thankyou so much for your review and it is wonderful that you had a great time, we take enormous pride in our guests and we want you to have a memorable holiday one definitely to remember forever. Diesel is fantastic and he is always happy...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I chose Arajilla Retreat as a surprise for my wife on her retirement. The setting is superb surrounded by Kentia palms and rainforest and within walking distance of Settlement Beach. Two things stood out for us. First the wonderful service we received from the staff....More

Thank Paul T
Response from Bill S, Owner at Arajilla Retreat - Lord Howe IslandResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Paul Thankyou for you review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Arajilla and on Lord Howe Island. Our chefs are extremely talented and they have designed the menu so you get to try everything and experience all the...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

We spent 5 night on Arajilla last month and I couldn’t fault a thing. The service is absolutely amazing - nothing is too hard. My husband has recently diagnosed food allergies which we were anxious about, but they happily adjusted meals to suit that. The...More

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Response from Bill S, Owner at Arajilla Retreat - Lord Howe IslandResponded 17 May 2018

Thankyou very much for you review and we are delighted to hear you had a wonderful time on Lord Howe Island while staying with us at Arajilla. We are glad that we were able to help with your husband's allergies, our chef and his team...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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Price range
USD 886 - USD 1,668 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 886 - USD 1,668 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (147)
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Dining (33)
Pool & Beach (15)
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barbararP7141NC
5 January 2017|
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Response from Bill S | Property representative |
Hi Barbara Thankyou for your question and apologies for the delay in coming back to you, yes you will be met at the airport and taken to Arajilla, the Kentia and Banyan Suites both have walk-in showers. We look forward to... More
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Hans K
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Response from Karen F | Reviewed this property |
Most days are spent in either activewear or beachwear. It's nice to make an effort for dinner... Smart casual but neat, elegant but not over the top.
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"would recommend the cheapest rooms...additional expense not really worth it unless you really need the room..."
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"The Banyan suites are bigger and extremely comforatble."
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"Kentia Suite was great."
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"All rooms would be quiet as there are only 12. I cannot rate the hotel above as it would not let me click on..."
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