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What do our guests think?


Over the last few years, about 30% of our guests have returned to Pinetrees, and another 30% have come because their family or friends have told them to. If you're looking for some reassurance about whether Lord Howe Island is the right destination for your next holiday, then read these recent reviews....

It is like stepping out of time, into paradise. Lyn, Melbourne, VIC

We deliberately left a few things undone to hasten our next visit to Pinetrees and Lord Howe Island. Ken, Branxton, NSW

I could not fault the service, food or accommodation. The setting is beautiful and the Pinetrees location is central to everything. Above all was the friendliness and professionalism of the staff and the skill of management in maintaining these qualities in a diverse group of employees. Sharon and Peter, One Mile, NSW

Pinetrees is a luxurious, tropical getaway from everything. No phones, emails or social media. No TV and no news from the mainland. The service and the food is fabulous. Linda, Pomonal, VIC

Lord Howe is a magical place with something to suit the interests of everyone. The island offers unforgettable views, beaches and reefs throughout, with multiple opportunities to enjoy all of these. Pinetrees is a modern family owned retreat offering great service, great food and wine and a great passion for everything that Lord Howe Island has to offer. Jill, Parkes, NSW

Pinetrees is a little piece of serenity that takes you off the grid and nourishes body and soul with great food and calming ambience. Can't wait to return. Sarah and Karl, Allambie Heights, NSW

It is the perfect combination - amazing food and service in an incredible setting. Rebecca, Sarina, QLD

An ideal place to relax on a unique island offering a wide range of activities to suit whatever took ones fancy. Walking, swimming, photography - all available. No TV, no internet and just a 'daily' newspaper to assuage a visitors desire for news - if needed! Gerry, VIC

The accommodation is top class and the food is amazing. We were a family of nine - three generations celebrating a 40th birthday and impending 70th - a perfect venue for all! No meal disappointed at Pinetrees. The geology, coral, variety of fish, birds, walks and picnic spots make for a spectacular destination. Robyn, Gordon, NSW

Coming to Lord Howe is very special. Staying at Pinetrees makes your holiday exceptional. You'll feel part of the community as well as a pampered guest. We will definitely be back! Sam, Massachusetts, USA

A total package - quality accommodation, great meals and activities to suit. A tropical holiday without the humidity. Seven Peaks Walk holiday is a must! Mike, Calwell, ACT

Pinetrees is the ultimate guesthouse. They make you feel like family. Liz and Peter, Castle Hill, NSW

The island is one of nature’s wonders. Add to that the Pinetrees location, standard, meals and staff and it's a wonderful experience. Mike and Jo, Yendon, VIC

I stayed at Pinetrees 30 years ago and was delighted that the same great hospitality and service was still there whilst the facilities had been upgraded and enhanced over the years. We did the Seven Peaks Walk - world class and highly recommended! Craig, Melbourne, VIC

From the sea to the summit, what's not to love about Pinetrees and the Seven Peaks Walk. Great people, great food, great experiences, amazing walks. Marko and Verity, Braddon, ACT

Lord Howe Island is a remarkable jewel of tranquillity. Pinetrees is the place to stay on a visit, with friendly staff, fantastic food and an atmosphere like no other. Tony and Caroline, Wakerley, QLD

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