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Woodlands Rainforest Retreat

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed one night at the venue.Surroundings and cottage were very good but very overpriced at $650 per night pee couple. Other aspects were disappointing. Kitchen was not properly set up with only two hotplates and microwave oven, ran out of wood for fire so had to rely on noisy fan, some carpets were worn and dirty. Also be warned, there...

Thank Pasquale2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Emma and I stayed at Woodlands for 3 blissful nights and could not have been happier with our stay!!! The outside/inside feel of our wonderful little cottage was amazing!!! Everything provided was fantastic and the privacy was unparalleled...nature welcomed us too with visits from parrots, kookaburras and wallabies. The stunning trees and ferns surrounded us and we did not see...

1Thank Neen D
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. Our hosts Gary and Peter made sure that our Easter stay was quiet, extremely comfortable and warm. The cottages are very private and beautifully appointed. It really was a home away from home. The gym is excellent and provides all of the equipment you will ever need. Mountain bikes were also provided and were great...

1Thank michelefulcher
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Woodlands was the most beautiful place to relax, revive and rejuvenate, everything we could ask for and more. On our arrival everything was warm and cosy and new wood was replenished every day. A welcome pack of organic tea and coffee, local produce, breakfast treats and wine was a lovely touch. Our secluded rainforest luxury bungalow with a cosy wood...

1Thank MarkandNiquesescapes
Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us, we are so happy you enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I don't even know how to begin. Booked a cottage for 2 nights to explore the Yarra Valley at the tail end of a week long Melbourne trip with my partner. I had told Gary we would be checking in at 4pm, but due to hiring a car and driving through the country we were (a lot) later than planned....

4Thank Ally N
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Woodlands Rainforest Retreat. It is so rewarding to hear that the steps we are taking to ensure every stay is a memorable one, are providing our guests with such a great experience!

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We booked a cottage for an extended weekend and really loved it. The location of our cottage nestled in amongst the trees and ferns made us think that we were miles from anyone else. It was probably the most private accommodation I've ever experienced, with only the sounds of nature to be heard. The cottage itself is very well designed,...

1Thank Adel-Traveller
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at Woodlands Rainforest Retreat. The seclusion of our cottages is often mentioned as a highlight of our guests stay and we are so glad you enjoyed it.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

An amazing stay in a wood cottage that is exactly how it is pictured. The reviews which complain that this is not in a 'rainforest' clearly don't know what temperate rainforests are. We were lucky enough to visit with the perfect weather where there was light rain, mist covered hills and everything was green. The cottages are some of the...

2Thank friedlock
swan hill
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Our children gave us 3 nights at the retreat for a Xmas present.They could not have chosen any thing more perfect.It was situated in a beautiful part of Victoria which we had never visited.From the moment we drove up to the cottage which was situated in beautiful rainforest I knew this was a special place .On opening the door I...

1Thank pappi88
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I stayed over the valentines weekend (12-15). I was amazed at the location and privacy of the cabins. The property was very large and attracted all kinds of wildlife, which just added to the ambiance. I was also very happy with the layout of the room and bathroom, it provided a lot of space. The essentials were provided throughout the...

Thank Eliza K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I visited Woodlands as part of a Groupon Voucher I purchased and it was the most relaxing and peaceful break I have had yet! The cottage was extremely secluded, with the sounds of the creek and native birds chirping in the rainforest. Gorgeous interior and very homey, I was able to relax and unwind very easily. Everything was a breeze...

1Thank LucySamuels

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hidden in an untouched section of the spectacular rainforest of the Black Spur, this Australian Tourism Award winning retreat is designed exclusively for couples. Blending with the natural environment, each luxury rainforest bungalow has king bed, kitchen, open fire & huge sunken spa looking out into a living forest. Indulge with massages, gourmet meals in the seclusion of your bungalow. Rare combination of genuine privacy & pure luxury - a truly nature based experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodlands Rainforest Retreat

Address: 137 Manby Rd, Narbethong, Victoria 3778, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Yarra Valley > Narbethong
Price Range: $407 - $960 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Woodlands Rainforest Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Cottages on the river are preferable”
Pasquale2015, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“All cottages appear to be the same so either is fine”
friedlock, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Just go - you will be happy”
PeterS105, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a cabin that's further into the rainforest than the one we had - you could just make out the rainforest border which ruined a bit of the illusion of being tucked away.”
KerrinD255100, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
“P.S We stayed in laughing ducks - it's the one by the lake, if you want a water view request this bungalow.”
398liram, 19 Sep 2013 | Read review
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