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Ismaning, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2014

While my wife and I stayed at beautiful Kookas, the charming, very polite Swiss host Marlies helped us in a perfect way to find out, recommend and book the activities, that we were interested in: Great barrier reef diving tour, great barrier reef flight, antique train to Kuranda. As we had a rental car, the remote, quiet place outside of...

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

Dear Sascha. Thank you very much for your great feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a lovely time at Kookas B&B and enjoyed visiting all the beautiful places around Cairns. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards. Marlies & crew

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Kookas is not actually in Cairns, but in Edge Hill, a satelite town very close to Cairns. Since it is not frequented by many tourists, it does not have as many restaurants and other facilities as Cairns. Kookas is on the edge of the town, if you want to grab something to eat you have to walk for about 15...

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

Dear ZsoltB. Thank you for your recent feedback on TripAdvisor. Edge Hill is a quiet suburb of Cairns and our B&B is within walking distance to the Botanical Garden as well as to some very nice restaurants and coffee shops. Kind regards, Marlies & Bruno.

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 11 December 2013

We really had a good stay at Kookas. Silvia took extremely good care of us and helped us out with the booking, directions etc. the place has a swimming pool too! Location: The location is 10-15 mins from the airport on Edge Hill (cab fare is about AUD 25). its not walking distance from the city so renting a car...

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

Dear gean2011. Thank you for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a delightful stay at Kookas B&B and that you appreciated our services. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards. Marlies & Silvia

Leusden, Nederland
Reviewed 8 December 2013

This was our startingpoint of our Australian journey. We couldn't wish a better start than at this B&B. The hostess helps a lot to explore tbe surroundings and we received good tips/information. We really recommand this B&B. The rooms were perfect, the breakfast even better and the view was terrific. There was even a pool to relax. It is close...

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Dear Arthur F. Thank you very much for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a delightful start of your holiday at Kookas B&B and enjoyed visiting all the beautiful places around Cairns. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Marlies & Silvia

Hope Island, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2013

A lovely home, as a business traveller I understand the importance of a good nights sleep away from the road noise. I enjoyed my stay and would recommend kookas to any business traveller. Kookas is on a hill overlooking vast bush surrounds, breakfast is well presented assortment of fresh tropical fruit, museli, toast and freshly brewed coffee. a good start...

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Dear Tiena P. Thank you very much for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Kookas B&B and recommend our place to other business travellers. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next business trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Silvia

Boblingen, Germany
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Kooka's very much. Silvia cared for us in a very personal way and helped to organize a wonderful snorkeling tour to the great barrrier reef. On return we could enjoy the nice swimming pool in this excellent area with the view to the rainforest where the kookaburra visited us. We enjoyed the breakfast with...

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

Dear Lucia B. Thank you very much for your excellent feedback on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you spent a wonderful time at Kookas B&B and enjoyed our surroundings and service. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies & Silvia

Plainview, New York
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Kooka's has a beautiful setting right up against the rainforest. For anyone wishing to see a kookaburra bird, one visits the open dining deck regularly around breakfast time! Lots of other birds and butterflies abound. We would highly recommend a stay at this clean, comfortable place.

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Dear CJMNY from New York, Thank you for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. I was very pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Kookas B&B. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Marlies

Boston, MA
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Kookas B&B, hosted by Marlies and Silvia, is a wonderfully inviting B&B in the hills of Cairns. The driveway is very steep and curvy, and the front yard is landscaped beautifully, providing a sense of privacy and isolation for the guests. The views from the deck are wonderful and the breakfasts were great. We also took advantage of the optional...

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

Dear Claudia E, Thank you for your excellent feedback on Trip Advisor. I was very pleased to read that you spent a wonderful time at Kookas B&B and enjoyed our surroundings and service. We'r looking forward to welcome you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards Marlies & team

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We booked this wonderfull appartment only 15 minutes from the Cairns city center. Although a bed and breakfast you get a lot of privacy, especially by ordering the queen/king bed appartments with own bathroom. In the morning you will probably hear the cheerfull sound of the Kookaburra. When we were there, we saw an almost tame one. :). The beds...

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

Dear Vincent K, Thank you for your excellent feedback on Trip Advisor. I was very pleased to read that you spent a wonderful time at Kookas B&B and met our (near tame) Kookaburras :-) We are looking forward to welcome you again on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards Marlies & Team

Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Still a beautiful view every breakfast over to the Cairns mountains and the best breakfast as well, love the fresh air and surrounding forest, thanks for looking after us again, so well, see you again soon Marlies, regards, Greg

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

Dear Greg. Thank you for your recent feedback on Trip Advisor. I was very pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay at Kookas B&B and loved our breakfast as well as the fresh air and the view. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Marlies.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €100 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kookas Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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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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