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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We booked 2 villas side by side with friends for a long weekend. While the property was quiet and peaceful it shouldn't be called a retreat. There were no facilities to prepare a meal - or even a snack due to limited utensils - e.g. no sharp knife or chopping board.1 villa did have a microwave (though no suitable cooking/warming... More 

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We truly appreciate your feedback regarding the ups and downs of your stay with us. I'm sorry to hear of your disappointments, and I wish that you had brought the damp wood to our attention during your stay so that we could have assisted. We're happy... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

My partner organised and weekend getaway here for our 4 year anniversary, what transpired was the most beautiful engagement anyone could ever imagine... It began with a 1 and half hour indulgent massage and facial, chocolate, champagne the works. One of the owners helped my partner to set up and organise everything, from the location to the candles, champagne, chocolates,... More 

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Thank Amber M
EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your wonderful review and for your feedback regarding the soundproofing, which we will look into. We're so happy to have been part of such an important occasion in your lives, and we wish you both the very best. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Well when your better half says "that she does not want to do anything 'SPECIAL' for her birthday", and then says, "this is not a significant birthday", then this place will impress. It is reasonably priced has high quality food that can be brought to your luxurious old world villa. Magnificent grounds with a number of places to take the... More 

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for celebrating your partner's birthday at the Escarpment. We truly appreciate the time and effort you took to write your review. More 

Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The villas are beautiful. Beds are luxurious and there is lots of space. My husband and I really needed a peaceful break. We have spent 4 days here and will leave completely restored tomorrow. We had massages at the day spa which were really good. We used the Gold Class Cinema which was fun but the movie selection is quite... More 

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your review. We have at least a couple of hundred DVDs on the shelf plus latest releases (Dallas Buyers Club, Tracks etc). The newest ones are very popular and get borrowed quickly which is perhaps why you mentioned that the selection is limited. As for internet, the mountain (and many rural areas of Australia) is... More 

Toowoomba
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81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We travelled to this Oasis of Calm in May for our 25th wedding anniversary, a surprise from my husband. Tucked away in secluded gardens we had the most beautiful 2 days exploring the area. Carolyn was so helpful and welcoming happy to assist us with our dinner reservations and recommendations for the delights of the area .The witches falls winery... More 

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Congratulations on your 25th anniversary! Thank you for making us a part of your journey and thank you for your lovely review. We love the mountain and we are happy that our guests appreciate it as well. More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

My husband and I had a 2 night escape package for our wedding anniversary. We were checked in by Gary who has the best sense of humour. He made you feel very special from the moment of arrival to discharging. I really felt like we had known Gary for ages. He even asked us if we needed help with taking... More 

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We try very hard to make every guest feel welcomed and this is not a hard task when we meet lovely, positive individuals. Thank you again for your review, it certainly has brighten up our day. Yippee! More 

Hope Island, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2014

What an amazing 3 nights of luxury and pampering. Carolynne and Gary - wonderful hosts. Accommodation - 5 star plus. Location - perfect. Food - excellent. Spa treatments - divine. Cannot recommend The Escarpment highly enough. Thank you both very much. Jayne & Peter Deane

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

We are very touched by your review - and are absolutely grateful for it. We try our best and work very hard to make every guest happy and it is gratifying that our efforts are acknowledged. A big thank you to you. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2014

If you are looking for a nice relaxing, romantic, rejuvenating place to stay, then look no further than this place! After returning to Escarpment for the 4th time in about as many years, I was pleased to see nothing has changed. Such a great location, great hospitality and the perfect getaway with a special partner. We were spoilt with a... More 

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely response. We appreciate the time and effort that you have taken to write such a wonderful review. It is always a pleasure to serve guests such as yourselves. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

An amazing pamper-filled weekend in a luxurious, well appointed villa with a view to die for! The villa had an awesome double spa bath, a great comfortable four-poster draped bed & of course the romantic fireplace. We needed nothing more! The hot cooked breakfasts were delicious, the staff were friendly, helpful & efficient. Definitely a recommended getaway destination!

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind response. It is always a pleasure to serve guests such as yourselves. We truly appreciate your feedback. More 

Gold Coast
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2014

wo what a truly memorable relaxing stay. Rooms are beautiful. Winter time recommended as there is the log fire & spa in the room. Beautiful location with alot of privacy with your own villa, quite relaxing place with lots to explore in Mt Tambourine.

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EscarpmentRetreat, Public Relations Manager at Escarpment Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response. We appreciate it greatly. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Escarpment Retreat and Day Spa is an international award-winning mountain rainforest sanctuary perched on top of Mt Tamborine. Set on four acres of botanical gardens and lush rainforest, complete with flowing stream, small waterfall and cliff views at the rear of the property through the surrounding valleys as far as the Gold Coast and beyond. Featuring romantic chalet style villas in a garden setting with a Balinese flavour, plus the "Edge House" family accommodation, an award-winning Day Spa, private Gold Class Cinema and a spectacular tree house common room in the rainforest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Escarpment Retreat

Address: 123 Alpine Tce, Mount Tamborine, Queensland 4272, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Scenic Rim > Mount Tamborine
Price Range: €203 - €250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Escarpment Retreat 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Vilas towards the back near the escarpment are more remote and isolated”
 of 5 bubbles deetom2015, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be great!”
 of 5 bubbles librasun259, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The main house is well appointed and features several wrap around decks for relaxing takes full advantage of the breathtaking valley views.”
 of 5 bubbles peterwD4620GO, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't rely on the WiFi”
 of 5 bubbles bravo01, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Mt Tamborine is always cooler so ask for a sunny room”
 of 5 bubbles nelmah, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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