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The Summit B&B - Atherton Tablelands.

Lounge & View
Very good
8 reviews
Lounge & View
Pademelon Room
Heated Pool & Waterfall Feature
All Br's have Ensuites
The Summit B&B
Bandicoot Room
Dining Room
Wallaby House side with deck
Full Kitchen & Dining
Dining Room & Breakfast Bar
Ferns growing Wild
Native Fauna & flora
Valley in Mist
Lounge Lamp
Millaa Millaa Waterfall
Lounge & Timber Floors
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Private Room , 8 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Atherton, Queensland
The Summit B&B is a four-bedroom 'Queenslander', with a wide inviting deck on three sides, giving panoramic views from all rooms. Situated next to an Environmental Park and surrounded by Mabi Rainforest, privacy from neighbours is assured and native wildlife abounds. The Summit B&B is situated in Atherton, on the Atherton Tablelands, approximately 1 hours drive from Cairns. It is a region of higher altitude hence a different climate to the coast. We call it naural air conditioning for a natural Wonderland.

Constructed and opened in August 2008, it is our new establishment, The Summit B&B (a separate construction to The Summit Rainforest Retreat), is available to be booked. Built in the classic 'Queenslander' style, with all rooms having access to a wide inviting deck, through French doors, it is self contained...
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About the Owner, john d
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 168 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL4639464
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Very good - based on 8 reviews
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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Staying at this location was such a blessing to us. John and Helen were incredibly understanding and generous. After realizing we had misunderstood the shared kitchen/living and pool areas, they kindly and very generously offered another solution which catered beautifully for our needs. We would highly recommend both the Summit retreat apartment and the Summit B&B. We ended up in...

Management response:

Thank you Luke & Monica, what a beautiful review, we always try to do our best and it's lovely when people like your good selves, appreciate what we do. Again thank you, cheers john & helen


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Reviewed 24 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We stayed for almost a week and were happy with our choice. The place is very clean, laid back and comfortable once you get the hang of everything. The big 10 yr old Queenslander is a great building. The interconnection with the other 2 parties that can potentially stay there at the same time is generally limited to morning breakfast,...

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Thank you for your positive feedback, great to hear you were nice and relaxed that's very important to us and what we're trying to do. We'd love to see you again. cheers john & helen


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Hammer S
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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A nice place with lots of space, suited two families, a total of eight all up. The pool was inviting and the deck had amazing views. It made a great base station to visit the surrounding areas and sights. There are a lot of rules to follow, and when given the keys and told its a good idea to have...

Management response:

Very sorry to hear that you don't like rules and maybe your group needs to get together and provide a balanced overview of your stay as Donna & Julie said that they were happy at check out. What we find most distressing is that a number of things are not mentioned in your review. A phone call after dark to...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shower Rooms (3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    3 Showers
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Super Kings
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About the neighbourhood
Is a picturesque town right in the heart of Atherton shire. It is also the Tableland's major commerce centre. Most major roads crossing the Tablelands come through Atherton, making it an ideal base on the Tablelands to start your exploring. The Jazz Festival is held annually in July and attracts jazz lovers from all over Australia. Every September, the town hosts the Maize festival, with street processions and a gala ball.

The area is an ecological wonderland of delight for the traveller. Boasting modern facilities it is also able to provide an abundance of native fauna and flora, one of the most diverse regions in Australia.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cairns: 80.0 km
You can fly to the Atherton Airfield, which has a grass runway.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 70.0 km.
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