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The Reef House

The Reef House is an adults-only retreat offering Boutique Tropical Escapes and Bespoke Service by the Coral Sea. Enjoy inclusive packages and activities curated for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation in our small hotel dedicated to house guests.
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House
The Reef House

Room Information

Brigadier King Studio
Relax and unwind from the moment you enter our Brigadier King Studio room. Nestled in our lush tropical gardens you will begin to relax and unwind. Our rooms are styled with Colonial South Pacific décor, with individually hand carved bedheads, cool white linen and our signature coconut and lime in room fragrance. Your patio or balcony has a unique romantic hanging double 'love' swing and is the perfect way to enjoy 'sundowners' and let the world drift by.

Verandah King Room
Our spacious Verandah King Rooms provide a truly tropical haven. These King bedded rooms have a stunning four poster king beds or individually carved bed heads, comfy linen armchairs with unique artwork and unique solid wooden coffee table. Separate luggage and vanity room in addition to a bathroom is perfect for couples. White plantation shutters open on to your private balcony or patio, complete with dining set, sun recliners and mini kitchenette.

Verandah King Spa Suite
The Verandah King Spa Suites have that ‘wow’ effect, studio apartment size, the room opens out with large bedroom and living room, stunning four poster bed, cool neutral colors, whitewashed walls and unique artwork instantly give you the feeling of the tropics. The ‘his and hers’ double vanity, spacious bathroom and separate entrance with luggage area. Feel relaxed soaking in the king spa bath in total privacy, sip on a champagne then slip into our cotton robes for an evening of dining on your balcony.

Ocean View King Suite
Marvel at spectacular Coral Sea and Double Island views from your beach front suite. Features include a spacious separate living space and bedroom with King bedding leading out to a balcony with beautiful ocean views. The perfect option for a relaxing getaway in Palm Cove.

Things To Do

Get out and explore the wonders of Tropical North Queensland, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Finish your day with punch and canapés served in the Brigadier's Lounge before dining under the stars at the Reef House Restaurant. 

The Reef House Traditions

Poolside Service & Sorbet
Spend the day lazing by our pools enjoying tropical cocktails and delicious bites with daily butler service from 11am to 4pm including cold towels to refresh at 11am and local tropical sorbet served at 3pm.

Punch & Canapés
Twilight signals cocktail hour at The Reef House, a tradition dating back to the 1970’s. Guests are invited to enjoy complimentary punch & canapés in the Brigadier’s Lounge hosted by the General Manager.

Brigadier’s Honesty Bar
A tradition originating from Brigadier Thomson’s Officers Mess, guests are invited to help themselves to the fully stocked Honesty Bar to to create your favorite drink or cocktail.

Activities & Experiences

Interactive ‘Reef House Mixology’ classes and wine appreciation tastings hosted by our in-house Sommelier.

Exercise & Wellness
Beachfront yoga, aqua aerobics and stretch & breathe classes to reconnect with your mind, body and spirit.

Take a Dip
Rejuvenate in our tranquility pool, heated mineral pool and jacuzzi.

Culture Connection
Expert talks on indigenous culture & the Great Barrier Reef.

Sleep Easy Guide
Our suite of expert tips and tricks that will help improve your sleep with blogs, podcasts, playlists, videos & more.

Cruiser bikes, chess sets, guest library, fishing rods & sketch pads are available for guest use.

Indulge a range of unique dining experiences at our award winning Reef House Restaurant.

Day Spa
The Reef House Day Spa offers a beautifully appointed seaside escape with spa rituals, treatments, facials & massages.



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Available Amenities:

Currency Exchange

In-Room Dining

Internet Access

Laundry Services

Mini Bar

On-Site Activities

On-Site Dining

On-Site Parking



Swimming Facilities

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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.