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Tranquility Apartment Complex
Palm trees and sand
Beach,beach,beach...
Tropical sunrise
Fine dining at Vivo's
The village shops
La dolce vita
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Palm Cove, Cairns Region, Queensland

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Very good - based on 44 reviews
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wal4d
norfolk england
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89 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“brilliant - once we found it!”
Reviewed 22 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012

I concur with all the positive comments made in the other reviews - though I do wonder why so many of them are from single reviewers? The first impressions were not good as we arrived in the dark and could not find the property as the name board is not visible at night - all we could see was a for sale sign. The map and address sent by the management company were very misleading and there was no name on the apartment door to distinguish it as the properrty we were looking for - so eventually I had to phone the agent to get specific directions. This was extremely annoying and I hope the agent has improved communications. However once inside we were delighted. It is spacious, comfortable and well designed. You certainly do need air con. But it is limited to a min of 25c. It is very we'll equipped. Location is superb - 50 metres from the beach front and restaurants. Despite the initial problems I would recommend this place.

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Liked best: space and location
Liked least: agent's initial attitude on arrival
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
27 Nov 2012
Thank you for your review.
The feedback regarding my rental agent will be passed on.
I will ensure that the door of the unit will have the name Tranquility Relax on it asap to make it easier to locate and ask the body corporate to install lights on the tranquility sign outside to locate the complex easier at night.
Once again thank you for your constructive feedback as it allows me to keep improving tranquility relax.
Kindest Regards, Peter Vanrietvelde - owner
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JohnBuha
Mossman, Australia
1 review
“Aptly named: Tranquility Relax”
Reviewed 5 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012

We rented the apartment one beautiful July weekend to chill out at Palm Cove whilst my wife and mother-in-law enjoyed the local spa delights. The location of the apartment is perfect. One small block away from the beach it is quiet and tranquil and away from the bustle of the front yet just a hop away from the restaurants, spas and the beach. Located on the second floor, the lift came in handy with the luggage, kids stroller and my mother-in-law's mobility issues. The apartment itself is spacious, with a nice open layout and is tastefully decorated. The kitchen was reasonably equipped but what we used most was the BBQ on the balcony. There was easy internet access via WiFi allowing me to keep in touch with my e-mail...which my wife was less happy about :) There are two bathrooms and two bedrooms which made it an ideal arrangement for our group.
Any downsides? Difficult to find fault with this holiday accomodation. For the price, when compared to other similar properties in the area that we checked out, it represented good value for money, and with easy access to all amenities, we had a lovely time and I would definitely recommend this property to anyone visiting.

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Liked best: The location and the comfort
Liked least: Difficult to criticise
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
27 Nov 2012
Thank you for your review. Great to hear you had such a lovely time.
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Kitrena F
Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“The perfect spot”
Reviewed 2 August 2012 for a stay in July 2012

We travelled from New Zealand looking for some R & R. This turned out to be the perfect spot. The apartment has everything you need to relax and enjoy. Location is great - just one minute walk to the beach. Palm Cove is paradise..... We enjoyed the beach side village - friendly and relaxed - wonderful restaurants - suits all budget and plenty to do if you wish or just relax. Thank you.

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Liked best: The free wifi and free telephone calls
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Nov 2012
Thank you for your review. Great to hear you had such a lovely time.
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Tamara B
Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Everything you need in a convenient a beautiful space.”
Reviewed 30 December 2011 for a stay in December 2011
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We stayed with our one year old son, and the place had all the conveniences that made a couple of nights away from home simple. In addition, the decor is beautiful, and it really felt like a home away from home. Being so close to the beach, cafes, and restaurants made a relaxing and enjoyable weekend for my family. Would definitely stay again. Highly recommend it.

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Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Mar 2012
We're glad to hear you had a great time. Thank you for your kind comments.
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Barra100
West Aussie on Holiday
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic Accomodation in an Awesome Location"”
Reviewed 19 October 2011 for a stay in August 2011
2
people found this review helpful

My family of five had travelled across the top of Australia from Broome to Cairns towing a caravan. After weeks of dusty tracks, corrugations and sandflies we were extremely keen on staying at Palm Cove Beach (recommended as paradise by fellow travellers).However, on arrival we discovered the beach caravan park was full. Undeterred we decided to splash out and look for a unit nearby and discovered Tranquility Relax.

Given we knew Cairns Caravan Park sites were up around $80 a night for families we couldn't believe how affordable the unit was when quoted for four nights. We actually feared that it may be sub standard for the price..... To our joy on entering the unit we discovered it was spotless, with all the facilities we could possibly want - large tv and fridge, washing machine, drier, bbq, outdoor table etc etc Further, the unit was spacious for five, with plenty of room in the bedrooms and room to move about generally at ease.

Parking was also easy and we had room for a large 4wd and the van in the complex. Actually, we hardly required the car as walking to the beach, shops, restaurants was a breeze from the unit (excellent coffee available within 200m of unit). We did strike it lucky with the weather and the beach was a mirror for two days consecutively....i even managed a small barramundi from the jetty....too small to keep.

Our only disappointment was discovering that we could not extend our stay for a few nights due to a prior booking on the unit....

Oh well, we'll be back to stay there again..

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Liked best: Location, value for money, cleanliness and decore of unit
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Mar 2012
We're glad to hear you had a great time. Thank you for your kind comments.
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