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Overview of Tuki Retreat

Tuki Retreat

3.5 star property
Lakefront B&B in Smeaton with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.2/10 Superb

21 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
60 Stoney Rises Rd, Smeaton, VIC, 3364
Main amenities
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Terrace
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Garden
  • Kitchenette
  • Living room
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 97 min drive
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 98 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) - 103 min drive
  • Daylesford Station - 30 min drive
  • Musk Station - 33 min drive
  • Bullarto Station - 36 min drive


  • Tuki Trout Farm - 6 min walk
  • Black Duck Hotel - 10 min drive

About this property

Tuki Retreat

Enjoy your visit to Smeaton with a stay at Tuki Retreat. For a bite to eat, guests can visit Tuki Restaurant, which serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli are offered, and in-room conveniences at this Colonial bed & breakfast include fridges and microwaves.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 8:30 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 9 AM–11:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Fishing
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Umbrellas


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1999
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • No lift (single-level property)


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 20-inch plasma TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • DVD player
  • IPod docking station

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Dressing gowns
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio
  • Garden
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Special features


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

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AUD 25 for adults and AUD 12 for children

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 40.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 sanitiser.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Tuki Retreat offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Tuki Retreat does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Tuki Retreat?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Tuki Retreat?
Yes, dogs are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Tuki Retreat?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Tuki Retreat?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Tuki Retreat and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as fishing and hiking. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Tuki Retreat?
Yes, Tuki Restaurant offers al fresco dining and local cuisine.
Does Tuki Retreat have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a stovetop, a fridge and a microwave.
Does Tuki Retreat have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio and a garden.
What's the area around Tuki Retreat like?
Tuki Retreat is located a short 1-minute walk from Tuki Trout Farm.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bruce, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Joshua, 2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Had the most amazing and restful time at Tuki, where one can enjoy spontaneity and appreciate the uncomplicated beauty of nature. Rob and Jan are such great hosts who make us feel welcome and comfortable like back home. 🌞
3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very clean wonderful place
David, 2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great hidden gem
We had a wonderful stay at Tuki. The hosts are very nice and helpful. The restaurant there is great as well. 2 days were not enough. We were there with our dog and she loved it as well.
Jacques, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice room and Lovely people
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We had an amazing time at Tuki. Bedrooms very spacious, living area small but that's to be expected from an original shearers cottage. Hosts were fantastic, as it was a working farm kids were fascinated with animals. The owners took lots of time out to chat with them and show how things worked on the farm. They gave horse rides and let them watch sheep shearing. The fishing was an great experience for us especially when our catch was cooked up and served to us in the restaurant. Kids want to go back every year!
7-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A warm and friendly farm stay experience with fabulous hosts, great food and a chance to wind down in the cottage and spa.
2-night romance trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Uraya, 2-night trip
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