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95 Mighell Rd, Yarrahapinni, New South Wales 2441 Australia
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Yarralen is a peaceful rainforest retreat at beautiful Yarrahapinni, on the stunning Mid North Coast of NSW. Surrounded by lush national park, the retreat features a heated magnesium mineral pool, rainforest walks, stunning views, secluded outlook & tranquil surrounds. It also offers a great half way stop over for travel between Sydney and Brisbane at a reasonal price.2 selfcontained unit available .Camping,van hire, venue hire.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Tennis court
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Massage chair
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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Karina T wrote a review Oct 2021
3 contributions
Such a tranquil experience at Yarralen Retreat! Nothing was too much trouble for Julie and Cliff. The property, animals and rooms are well looked after. The Magnesium Pool, Billabong Walk, Peacocks and the amazing glass features were favourites. We even got to utilise their new deck with stunning views for some Restorative Yoga! We will definitely be back! Thank you Julie, Cliff and Nicole for sharing with us your beautiful space ❤
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled
E123 wrote a review June 2021
8 contributions
The website showed a beautiful room with a comfy bed and a bath. Instead I was given a broken van (for myself and 5 year old). It wasn’t clean (the pillows were full of black mould) and full of mouse droppings. The mouse woke us up multiple times in the night and was running along the bed. The owner’s attitude was pretty much get over it and pay up otherwise we will call the police on you. I have never experienced anything so bad in this country. Please see photos attached of what I was offered and what I received.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled
robslats wrote a review Sept 2020
Budgewoi, Australia8 contributions3 helpful votes
My partner and I only stayed here for a short period, but absolutely fell in love with the place. Julie was lovely and the whole atmosphere was just peaceful. Definetly coming back for a longer stay..
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled
sarahjanemurray wrote a review Jan 2020
Armidale, Australia3 contributions3 helpful votes
Do not be deceived by the pictures & description, this property is a mess inside & out. We booked & paid upfront for 5 nights, cut our losses after 2 nights. We have left a more thorough review on Booking.com if you are interested,
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Just don’t do it.
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Jess P wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked weeks in advance as I had my parents in law visiting Australia for the first time. When I arrived I called Julie and she didn’t even know what day it was. Very quickly it became clear she had double booked one of the rooms we booked. Instead of being apologetic about it she tried to blame us (we had the printed paperwork from booking.com with us). She then became very aggressive yelling about Silicon Valley and told us to f$@k off. Glad we didn’t give her our money as the space looked nothing like advertised. Actually flagergasted by her behaviour.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
Meredith B wrote a review June 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
DISGRACEFUL. Photos in ads are VERY old... Plant growth can't lie. UNISEX amenities block with only curtains on the showers, 2 toilets (door didn't close let alone lock on one cubicle the other toilet had a shower curtain for a door. I found the owner, Julie, a pain in the rear, nosy and gossips about everything and everyone, I didn't need that. When I complained about SOME things I was blocked and refused contact. Totally unprofessional.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled
vanelic wrote a review Mar 2019
Zagreb, Croatia384 contributions157 helpful votes
You need a car to get to this place but the location is the charm. Secluded, peaceful. Great place to recharge the batteries. And still a short car ride from the beaches and other great places in the area. Room was clean, bed very comfortable... Definitely a place to recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2019
Response from Julie L, Owner at Yarralen Retreat
Responded 5 Mar 2019
Welcome to the Yarralen family very happy you enjoyed our piece of paradise
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Linda W wrote a review Jan 2019
Sydney213 contributions38 helpful votes
Our booking was made only a few days before our stay. Julie offered us a caravan which was a recent addition to their accommodation options. The atmosphere was quiet, with only 15-20 minutes to the beaches and shops. Julie is welcoming and friendly- full of conversation and energy. We were pleased with our choice and enjoyed being close to the outdoor kitchen/dining area and unisex bathroom amenities block. The lilypond walk is a must- beautiful and serene. The bird life is abundant with the local peacocks visiting during the day. Cicadas added to the natural insect noises. There was a open fire area to sit around and chat with other campers. Thank you Julie for your hospitality and we wish you all the best for the future.
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Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Travelled
Response from Julie L, Owner at Yarralen Retreat
Responded 10 Jan 2019
Thankyou it wad my pleasure to have you here .Please visit again
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danella connors wrote a review Dec 2018
9 contributions1 helpful vote
Yarralen provides a really special camping experience. On a beautifully cared space at the back of the property, circled by trees, shaded walking track to the billabong, it's private, quiet .. space for an open fire, great spacious sheltered bush kitchen with gas hot plates and barbecue, showers and toilets .. all with a personal touch, whether cabinet choice or painted shower block, or garden .. it's both rustic and quite lovely. You can make yourself really comfortable here. Julie is a welcoming hostess, wandering peacocks, early morning kangaroos, water dragons at the billabong and a morning chorus of birds are all part of the backdrop. Beaches close by are lovely too. Do yourself a favour and visit!
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled
Response from Julie L, Owner at Yarralen Retreat
Responded 27 Dec 2018
Thanks for your awesome review .Hope to see you again .Happy New Year. To book call Yarralen Retreat
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Carolyn A wrote a review Oct 2018
6 contributions
Yarralen Retreat was a great weekend getaway. Julie the host was welcoming and upgraded our room, which was a lovely surprise. The studio room we stayed in was spacious and comfortable, with cooking facilities and an outside sitting area. The fridge was stocked with fresh eggs, local avocados and fruit....such a nice touch. We enjoyed the magnesium pool and forest walks. The gardens are lush and interwoven with sculpture, gorgeous peacocks, fish pond and art pieces. The retreat is just minutes away from spectacular beaches and scenic drives. Well worth visiting, thanks 😀
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Date of stay: October 2018
Trip type: Travelled
Response from Julie L, Owner at Yarralen Retreat
Responded 30 Oct 2018
thanks for kind words alway lovely to share with lovely people .Happy you had a re lkaxing rejuvenating experience . Hope to see you both again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yarralen Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Yarralen Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Yarriabini National Park (6.4 km) and Stuarts Point Beach & Footbridge (6.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Yarralen Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Yarralen Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Yarralen Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Yarralen Retreat?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Yarralen Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Matt's Cafe, The Point Cafe & Takeaway, and Stuart's Point Tavern.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Yarralen Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Yarralen Retreat?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Yarralen Retreat?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Trial Bay Gaol (14.7 km) and German Monument (14.9 km).