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Smoky Cape Retreat

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We have been going to Smokey Cape for a number of years and love it! Mary, Ken and the team are always so welcoming and accomodating! Great food and great service - always look forward to a peaceful escape from the city!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a hidden treasure. I booked this place via the net with medium expectations, though their web site was informative it absolutely does not do justice for how beautiful it is here. The staff are all amazing and very attentive, the resturant is amazing, the food beautiful and fresh. The accommodation was immaculately clean and well presented, it was very...

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smokycaperetreat, Owner at Smoky Cape Retreat, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your awesome review. We also loved having you stay with us and so look forward to your next visit. We also love our location and only being minutes from town and the best beaches on the mid North Coast. So beautiful and peaceful in Arakoon especially with the amazing bird life that we have. See you...

Camden, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We simply loved the stay at Smoky Cape Resort. The furnishing was in keeping with the room with vaulted roof and a massive bathroom with corner spa bath. They even had fresh flowers in the room on arrival which was a beautiful gesture. A big plus is the location. It is far enough away from the main hustle and bustle...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!!! ....How awesome is this little piece of the world???...Highly recommend this for a relaxing weekend get away ...From the lovely tranquil gardens and surrounds to the cute quaint well decorated cottage rooms & delicious restaurant with amazing food and heaps of room to spread out and enjoy your stay....Keith, Mary and staff are the perfect hosts that cant do...

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smokycaperetreat, Owner at Smoky Cape Retreat, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your amazing review. It is people like you that make us love what we do. You have made my day and we cannot wait to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to stay, I can't fault anything in this charming peaceful retreat, it has everything at your fingertips, a restaurant with delectable food (the smoked salmon was devine) a pool to cool off, peace and quiet, the rooms are stunning and beautifully looked after and its just a short walk to the beach. Mary was a gem,...

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smokycaperetreat, Owner at Smoky Cape Retreat, responded to this review

Thankyou Lisa and Steve for your amazing review. As you know we love what we do and we try and keep up the standard to make sure all of our guests enjoy their stay with us. We have had an amazing Christmas with so many beautiful people who stayed with us and it is just so good to get such...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome coffee and cake! Hosts and staff are great and particularly friendly. Individualized service, with welcoming greeting upon each visit. Would absolutely recommend to anyone who is up here to check this brilliant place out!! It is especially relaxing on those hot days, when you need time away from the beach and crowds of the town.

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smokycaperetreat, Owner at Smoky Cape Retreat, responded to this review

Thankyou Jackson. My staff really appreciate your comments as they work so hard and love what they do. See you next time when you visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful lunch here, and was served by a young girl, by the name of Kaitlin I think, very smiley, and spectacular effort with coffee, and very friendly! Food was fantastic, and want to commend all the staff for their hard work and quick service, especially Young Kaitlin and the other young blonde girl :) not sure of her...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed with this accommodation. Peak tariff price $220 per night over Christmas for a pretty ordinary room: we had stayed at a superb quality B&B on our way to smoky cape south west Rocks at 2/3 the price $180 per night and high class service and facilities. The Room was rather gloomy and not as clean as it...

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smokycaperetreat, Owner at Smoky Cape Retreat, responded to this review

Wow some reviews never cease to amaze me. This couple left the room in the most disgusting state with curtain rods pulled off the wall and threw talcum powder all over our carpet right through the bedroom and all over the bathroom floor. Really they should be charged for the damage but we have let it go. I felt so...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has such a family friendly environment in the beautiful surrounds of Arakoon and without doubt serves the best food in South West Rocks. Friendly and extremly accomodating staff. Not to be missed!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just keep coming back because Smoky Cape Retreat is everything and more for those who need to escape and enjoy quality time together. There is nothing to fault. Perfect surroundings, incredible restaurant & cafe, gorgeous spa room with all the trimmings. Our week long holiday at Smoky Cape Retreat was full of wonderful memories. Hosts Mary & Ken are...

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smokycaperetreat, Owner at Smoky Cape Retreat, responded to this review

Wow thankyou so much for your such beautiful review. It is people like you that make us love what we do even more. It has been a great season with just all beautiful staying with us along with all of our beautiful customers in our cafe and Spaghetti House at night. It has been the biggest season we have ever...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Smoky Cape Retreat

Address: Lot 1 Cockatoo Place | Arakoon, South West Rocks, New South Wales 2431, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > South West Rocks
Price Range: £76 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“No one room is better then another.”
 of 5 bubbles ed-e-dee, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms the similar with rain forest theme. Breakfast is from 0800 hrs and extra meals at cost from cafe & restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles CmdrSydney, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Suites to the rear will be quieter but noise not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles grahamt361, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms. Eat Breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Best food.”
 of 5 bubbles 29sarinak, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This was off season so it was very peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles Vickrobson, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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