Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
4.8 out of 5

"Very relaxing accommodation, beautiful surroundings, very friendly and professional staff and fantastic food! " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 25 May 2017

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Maleny awaits you at Spicers Tamarind Retreat. You'll be 2.8 km (1.7 mi) from Maleny Dairies and 2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Upper Mooloolah Nature Refuge. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

You can enjoy LED TVs with cable channels, and all 14 rooms feature free WiFi, furnished balconies, and iPod docks. Refrigerators, microwaves, and room service make in-room dining convenient, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Living rooms, DVD players, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering at Spa Anise can include deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with access to the spa tub and steam room. At the hotel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas and free use of bicycles. Each morning a free full breakfast is served. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 4.5-star Maleny hotel, attractions include Australia Zoo and Aussie World.

Studio ( Spa )

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$727* Per night/room 22 Jun. - 23 Jun.

Villa (Gardners)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa (Orchard)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Villa (Forest)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Villa (Falls)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Spicers Tamarind Retreat ratings based on 50 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Spicers Tamarind Retreat

Everyone (17) Couples (27) Family (6)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5

Great stay, very relaxing.

Very relaxing accommodation, beautiful surroundings, very friendly and professional staff and fantastic food!

Posted by on 25 May 2017

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5

Peaceful mountain retreat

This retreat was wonderful. I couldn't fault anything - simply perfect

Posted by , from C on 17 Jan. 2017

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5

Great dinner

Our stay was comfortable. The dining experience was wonderful.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 31 Aug. 2016

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5

Perfect Accommodation! Relaxing Setting!

Would have to say this was an amazing break and just the right place to sit back and relax.

Posted by on 6 Jul. 2016

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Ultimate luxury, hot tub was amazing, food was incredible, very relaxing.

Posted by on 27 May 2016

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5

Country escape

Whole experience was of the highest quailty.

Posted by on 10 Nov. 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5

Very calming and relaxing

Pros: Different from our normal beach getaways, very peaceful and quiet. Small venue where you don't see a lot of other guests.
Location: Just a 5 minute drive into Maleny if you need to pick up supplies. Plenty of things to do close by. Wineries, walking trails, great country scenery
This is a great place for a relaxing peaceful getaway but a little overpriced. The villas are smaller than the photos show but overall it was large enough for the 2 of us for a 2 night stay. Restaurant provides great food and staff are very helpful with great service. Breakfasts are great with a twist on your run of the mill standard menu choices which is what you would expect from a boutique accommodation provider. Would definitely recommend this venue and would go back again.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 2 Sep. 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Pros: Tranquil. Luxurious rooms
Cons: Bigger coffee mugs
a wonderfully peaceful, luxurious and tranquil stay

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
2 out of 5

3.5 experience in a 5 star rated and priced resort

Pros: Location and facilities.
Cons: Accommodation needed a complete refurbish.
Accommodation had seen better days and was grubby. Staff were friendly and helpful but not 5 star professionals. Fridge and TV did not work properly. Account had charges for items we did not have.

Posted by , from Sunshine Coast, QLD on 5 May 2015

Was this review helpful to you?

About the Spicers Tamarind Retreat

Location 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny, QLD 4552

Property Features

Spicers Tamarind Retreat offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the luxury Spicers Tamarind Retreat. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free.

  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Brisbane Airport (BNE) (90.6 km / 56.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Spicers Tamarind Retreat offers 14 accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators, microwaves, and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Maleny hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Additionally, rooms include safes and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Living room
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily.

Spicers Tamarind Retreat has a restaurant serving lunch and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Steam room in spa

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards not accepted


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 80 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Spicers Retreat
  • Spicers Tamarind
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat Hotel
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat Hotel Maleny
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat Maleny
  • Tamarind Spicers
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat Hotel
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat Maleny
  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat Hotel Maleny

You should know

  • Spicers Tamarind Retreat offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
url importing
There was an error importing /Maleny-Hotels-Spicers-Tamarind-Retreat.h3908205-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&, error: javax.servlet.jsp.JspTagException: 301
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.