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“Perfect location and delightfull owners”
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Bamboo Chapel
Guest Bedroom
Guest Kitchen Table
Guest Kitchenette
Guest lounge and massage chair
Guest showers
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Flying Fox
Shala
Our Backyard Waterfall
Trampoline Deck
Swimming Hole in the Obi Obi Creek
Guest Bathroom
Angle Wings Lotus
Trampoline
Creek Flat
Main Kitchen
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
Main Bathroom
Main Bathroom
Lower Deck
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Maleny, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

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John H
New York
1 review
“Perfect location and delightfull owners”
Reviewed 25 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We had a wedding to attend in Maleny, Runaway was the perfect location for us, peace full but full of interesting things which ever help full Jen & Ian were only to happy to share with us. The accommodations are superb with beautiful views over the gardens and rain forest. A very secluded location but not far from all sorts of interesting days out for the adventurous. Always happy when Hamish (dog) and Pasha (cat) came to visit. Hope we get the chance to visit again

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Apr 2016
We just loved having John and Jane drop in from the USA to our little paradise. They were so much fun and so totally appreciative of everything. We'd really love them to visit again.
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belle55
Brizzie
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Lovely accommodation set in a beautiful garden”
Reviewed 25 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We had a fantastic stay here over the Easter weekend. The place is beautiful with the most gorgeous garden I have ever seen. The accommodation was very homely and comfortable with all of the amenities that you would need for self catering. The hosts were unbelievably warm and friendly, giving us everything from complimentary home baked cookies to fresh herbs and chillies from their own vegetable garden. Definitely recommend this place!

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Management Response
25 Apr 2016
It was an absolute delight to host Annabelle and Stephen at our little hideaway. They were so warm and generous and Theo was a total hoot.
WE would just love to have them come back.
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Maxie705
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“A wonderful surprise”
Reviewed 19 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

I had an unexpected trip to Runaway from a last minute invitation. What a delightful surprise this place was. The accommodation is modern and tranquil. The view from the accommodation is simply beautiful and instantly puts you at ease. Jen and Ian our hosts took us on a rainforest adventure for a sauna and then dip in the nearby stream which was exhilarating! There is a yoga studio and I attended a morning session where I met some amazing people. I also indulged in a massage and it was the best massage I had ever experienced. Jen and Ian are lovely people and just want you to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. It is only 5 minutes drive to the township of Maleny to all the culinary delights!

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Liked best: You can relax or take part in activities
Travelling group: Other
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Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
20 Apr 2016
It certainly was a "wonderful surprise" for us to have Leanne stay with us at Runaway. Such a joyful and positive soul who just revelled in the whole experience. We especially loved the shared wine, treats and conversation at dusk. Thanks sweetheart - come back soon.
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lotsapugs...
Ormeau, Australia
1 review
“runaway to a hideaway paradise!”
Reviewed 19 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The owners, Jen & Ian are a lovely couple who are a pleasure to meet & easy to deal with & very welcoming & accomodating for the whole holiday experience. I cant speak highly enough of them, & then theres the spectacular property! So much natural beauty of beautiful Obi Obi Creek for your exclusive use all within a short easy stroll of your accommodation. So much to do, or so much not to do, the choice is yours! It is such a versatile property, it can be great for singles, couples, family & friends to enjoy relaxation, massage, yoga, sauna or explore the bush, swim in the numerous rock pools, utilise the countless rapids & waterfalls for a natural spa, jump or swing from tarzan ropes into the rock pools, have a go on the flying fox for an exhilarating ride, play or lay on the trampoline, relax on the deck overlooking the creek, be amazed by the huge bamboo growth or just sleep in the comfy king size bed after a shower in the most awesome bathroom Ive seen, twin basins,shared twin showers with a fish pond! It is very close to everything you want & need & all attractions, yet hidden away from the general public, it is so peaceful & quiet, the only noise is the constant running water to soothe your soul, & relax you & send you to sleep highlighted with the daytime birdsongs. i am so glad i found this place & met Ian & Jen & look forward to making my return in the future!

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Liked best: location, surroundings, peaceful, private, serenity, quiet, tranquil, owners!
Liked least: nothing!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
20 Apr 2016
It was an absolute joy to have Frank, Sandra and their four hilarious pugs stay with us at Runaway. It was just an treat to be able to see this little paradise through their incredibly positive and enthusiastic eyes. We truly can't wait to have Frank and Sandra and their awesome charges visit again.
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Jane K
1 review
“Tranquility plus”
Reviewed 17 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

If you're after serenity, nature and a big comfy bed Runaway to Maleny is the perfect solution. My three days there were well spent by walking the gardens, playing with Hamish (the resident dog), shooting some pool, relaxing on the sun bed overlooking a piece of paradise. Thank you Jen and Ian for creating a special space like Runaway. Love, Jane

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Liked best: The lodge
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Apr 2016
Jane was so wonderful to host and so positive and warm and completely respectful of the property. She left all the spaces in perfect order and was a complete and absolute joy to communicate with all along the way.
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