Ferntree Rainforest Lodge - Cape Tribulation

ex. Ferntree Hostel

36 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, QLD, Australia, 4873show map
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Overview

Surrounded by mangroves and a wildlife park, the Ferntree Rainforest Lodge hotel offers a year-round outdoor pool, a shared lounge and a volleyball court. It features 24-hour reception, room services and tour/ticket assistance as well as free private parking, a safe deposit box and an elevator.

Located just 10 minutes' walk from the center of Cape Tribulation, close to Cape Tribulation Horse Rides. The magnificent beach is near by the property.

There is an easy access to the sand beach.

The hotel is in close vicinity to a ship terminal. It is only 75 km away from Lakeland Downs airport.

Rooms

Enjoyable stay is assured by the use of individual climate control, a safe and coffee/tea makers in en-suite rooms with hardwood furniture. Some rooms overlook the garden. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a tub, a hairdryer and a walk-in shower.

Eat & Drink

The property offers daily a continental breakfast. Dining options include an onsite outdoor restaurant serving a wide range of local dishes. At the bar you can select from a range of tropical drinks.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature cots, a special menu and a playroom. Ferntree Rainforest Lodge offers a variety of sport activities including mountain biking, canoeing and hiking.

Internet

No internet access available

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   52.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Kitchen facilities

Mini-fridge

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Lift

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Meeting facilities

Business services

Sports & Fitness

  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Billiard tables
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business services

Children

  • Cots
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Pool view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Radio

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 4 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedAll children5 - 14 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Lakeland Downs (LKD)44.0 mi
Cooktown (CTN)48.0 mi
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Reviews
6.8
Very goodBased on  50  reviews
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The Hotel has a very nice pool area and is situated within a tropical garden.

    The hotel is overpriced. Rooms are very basic and not to the standard you would expect at this price. The electrical equipment in the kitchen was in a miserable state. one should expect that the manager recognize and fix such things.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The conference setup and layout of resort

    My booking on line was for 2 rooms for 1 night. The booking received at the hotel was for 1 room for 2 nights.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Friendly staff were willing to overcome the problems we first encountered.

    Road in, grouting in bathroom dirty and damaged, floors dirty. Walls stained and wet. Food overprised, muddy path outside dangerous and tracking inside. General air of decay and grubbyness.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    In a lovely natural area. Waking up to the sounds of the rainforest.You must remember that you are in the natural rainforest and things aren't as clean and prestine as if you were in a town. You have to expect things falling on your head or on our plate or entering your room.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Accurat description by reception staff on how to find my room

    Poor service and slow and incorrect meal delivery times at restaurant

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Liked the location in the middle of the Daintree, and its laid back style of accommodation

    It needs a bit of a refurbish - linen and general room area smelt a bit stale and musty.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    It was a perfect location. We hiked to Mt Sorrow lookout and did a night walk in the rainforest and walked on the beach at Cape Tribulation. The surroundings were beautiful.

    Limited cocktails available.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Tired room with dated and worn furnishings. Boardwalk to rooms was being repaired and had tools all over it.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    Best thing about the hotel is its beautiful gardens and its proximity to Cape Trib.

    I can't decide if it's a backpackers or a hotel. We thought we were booking into a hotel but the two person cabins ($98 AU pr) were not clean, very basic and there was no housekeeping service provided. However, other guests who had booked into the resort's 'jungle tents' and found themselves upgraded to a 4 person cabin thought their $20 AU pp was a bargain. The hotel provides a rudimentary communal kitchen and will hire crockery/cutlery sets for a $10 AU deposit - unfortunately I was half way to Cairns before I realised the receptionist had 'omitted' to give me the refund.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Friendly staff & immaculately clean room which was beautifully cold in such humidity. We had a fantastic stay. Thankyou. One of the best parts of our 4 week holiday.

    The unclean wooden tables for breakfast with ants and bird-poo on them - maybe invest in some paper coverings.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Relaxing, quiet, beautiful landscape

    Continental breakfast was not good, no variety, no cold meats/cheeses etc

  • 7.4
    Very good

    I loved the grounds and gardens and architecture

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Beautiful surroundings - a bit "tired" & would benefit from a re-vamp.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    No television in the rooms! The food in the cafe was fantastic - you could classify it as a restaurant...really delicious!

    The rooms smelt a little mouldy... but I guess that's what you get being situated smack-bang in the middle of a rainforest :)

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    There was a hole in the wall which we had to stuff paper in to stop insects coming into the room

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 4 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedAll children5 - 14 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Lakeland Downs (LKD)44.0 mi
Cooktown (CTN)48.0 mi
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