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4.2 out of 5

"Nice room and Lovely people " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 21 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

At Tuki Retreat, you'll be 9.4 km (5.8 mi) from Anderson's Mill and 13.3 km (8.3 mi) from Bullarook Creek Streamside Reserve. Highlights at this Colonial B&B include a restaurant, and in-room kitchenettes and free WiFi.

You can enjoy plasma TVs with digital channels, and all 6 individually furnished rooms feature balconies or patios, iPod docks, and sitting areas. Room service is available and kitchenettes come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, so in-room dining is easy. Pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Private yards, DVD players, and down comforters are also available. Housekeeping is available on request.

The family restaurant, Tuki Restaurant, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the bed & breakfast's own lounge bar. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Each morning English breakfast is served between 9 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 3.5-star Smeaton B&B include Cairn Curran Reservoir and Creswick-Broomfield Rail Line Nature Conservation Reserve.

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Tuki Retreat ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Tuki Retreat

Everyone (2) Couples (3)
5 out of 5
Nice room and Lovely people

Posted by on 21 Jun. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Jun. 2021 by tuki

Thank you for your kind review, we loved having you stay with us, kind regards Jan and Robert Jones

2 out of 5

Potentially nice

After lighting fire room filled with smoke. Very helpful young guy came down to fix. No improvement. Not good for nine month when our eyes watering from smoke from blocked flue. Chimney sweep improved. Charged twice for room. Breakfast only started at nine not good for early getaway. No dinner in restaurant on Friday night. fishing not explained on check in.. Nice location

Posted by on 24 Jul. 2016

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4 out of 5
Pros: Well appointment cabin with a great open fire and quite location.
Cons: Long way from everything.
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Good; Value: Affordable; Service: Friendly; Cleanliness: Tidy;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 26 Aug. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Private cottage. Big King size bed. Open fireplace. Beautiful country side views
Cons: The restaurant wasn't open at night but they make up for it by delivering home cooked meals to your cottage!
Location: Away from it all, Australia
Facilities: Warm Cozy and Welcoming; Value: Great deal; Service: Very friendly; Cleanliness: Pleasant; A lovely countryside retreat. Family run establishment with great food and great service. Strongly recommended

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 3 Jun. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Amazing Views, beautiful fireplace .
Location: Away from it all
Facilities: Above average; Value: Affordable; Service: Professional; Cleanliness: Pristine;

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2012

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tuki Retreat also features a garden, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Smeaton bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 6 guestrooms or units
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1999
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Tuki Retreat offers 6 accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. These individually furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters. Accommodations at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Smeaton bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 20-inch plasma televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Private outdoor space
  • Plasma television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy English breakfast daily from 9 AM to 11:30 AM.

Tuki Restaurant - This family restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Only dogs are allowed

Policies

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. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for English breakfast: AUD 25 for adults and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Tuki Retreat
  • Tuki Retreat B&B
  • Tuki Retreat B&B Smeaton
  • Tuki Retreat Smeaton
  • Tuki Retreat Smeaton
  • Tuki Retreat Bed & breakfast
  • Tuki Retreat Bed & breakfast Smeaton

You should know

  • Children 2 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
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