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Tamworth, Australia
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

My wife and I visited for 6 nights for our first wedding anniversary (3 nights in Pandorea - Glass terrace, 3 nights in Cedar Lodge - Luxury Lodge). Location is world class, beautiful rainforest. Service is just fantastic, everyone is friendly and helpful. The rooms are amazing, both comfortable and private, but still feel easily accessible. There are lots of... More 

2 Thank PhoenixSlash
New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Really don't know where to start - this place was beautiful and intoxicating. We were lucky enough to be able to spend six wonderful nights here, three of those in 'Pandorea' and three in Cedar Lodge. Both lodges were simply stunning, just gorgeous. But it was Pandorea that stole our hearts, it was intimate and cosy with plenty of modern... More 

2 Thank GreenManth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We stayed in one of the one bedroom cabins and it was beautiful. Amazing location, wonderfully presented. Cabin was modern and clean, very nice decor. Lovely fire set up when we arrived with logs for two nights. Amazing spa bath with surrounding views of the rainforest you feel totally secluded. We also ordered food for the evening and breakfast. This... More 

Thank Lauren F
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I had the absolute pleasure of staying at CCRR in the cedar lodge and I was incredibly impressed with everything that the retreat had to offer! The room was sensational at the atmosphere was beautiful, secluded and warm. The food was delivered fresh everyday and was delicious! The spa was huge and the view of the forest was amazing. We... More 

Thank Danielle B
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Sometimes, these ‘retreats’ leave you both ‘cold’ and light of pocket. Second rate ‘luxury’ items and poor maintenance is revealed only once you’ve forked out a small fortune to ‘rejuvenate your senses’ (or some such claim). Fortunately, Crystal Creek remains at the forefront of ‘chill out’ accommodation, with a knowing nod to the decadent, but also a clear understanding of... More 

3 Thank Colin B
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 day break at the retreat and we loved every minute. This break was for our first wedding anniversary and birthday, so the peace and quiet was welcomed. From the moment we arrived our needs were catered for. Our luggage was drove to our cabin which was toasty warm as soon as we walked... More 

Thank 13yelsel
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

There are no negatives at this wonderful retreat. The cabins are amazing with all the usual perks but the little extras like the outdoor hot shower in the rainforest and the glass walls in the bedroom that overlook the rainforest and mountains make this place worth the money you pay for it. We were lucky to have beautiful clear weather... More 

Thank Courtney G
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

My partner and I stayed in the Springbrook Mountain Lodge in June. It was really lovely, heated floor in the bathroom and heated towel racks (which was great for winter). The place was extremely clean and well kept.. The walking tracks are really pretty, however there is heaps of leeches up there! So make sure you put some spray on... More 

Thank Ashie2013
Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

My husband and I spent a couple of nights here for our last anniversary and it was absolutely amazing. We were treated to yummy breakfast hampers and a dinner with wine that was awesome. Room is first class and is completely stunning, double sided fireplace and candles everywhere. The heated plunge pool with deck was outstanding. Amenties were great (huge... More 

2 Thank Danski_1
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

My wife and I spent a weekend in June 2015 staying in the Springbrook view Mountain lodge at CCRR. Whilst you pay a premium price for the experience, we were thrilled with our stay. We have 2 young children and it was the first time in a while that we had time away for just the 2 of us. We... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury romantic getaway on the far north coast of NSW Australia, between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast hinterland. Private luxury cabin, bungalow & lodge accommodation with large sunken double spas, fireplaces and heated plunge pools. All individually set on 250 acres of genuine old growth rainforest with World Heritage National Park on three sides, assuring true peace and privacy. 8 Kms of rainforest walks, 400 year old trees, stunning creek & rock pools. Full gourmet dining menu, packages with breakfast and all meals available. Free Wifi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat

Address: 201 Booka Rd, Upper Crystal Creek | Murwillumbah, Upper Crystal Creek, New South Wales 2484, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Upper Crystal Creek
Price Range: ₹ 22,551 - ₹ 38,865 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“It is not luxury, despite the prices. I have stayed in better places for way less in 2016 alone.”
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“The Pandorea has it has its own car space right next to the room, unlike others”
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“Ask if there is a fireplace as some rooms don't have them”
 of 5 bubbles dianneb826, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Numinbah & Springbrook are the highest, and most private, of the mountain view lodges, but also the oldest (still like new though)”
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