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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled 4hr to Wattlepoint & thought that it was well worth it. Stayed in the 2 bedroom Steamer Lodge, which was very clean & well maintained. Everything was just as described in the info video. Including Kangaroos to your door, which could be hand fed. Also lots of birdlife, seed provided for them. Debbie was very understanding when we...

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Hamburg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 2 bedroom cottage with direct lake views. Absolutely beautiful surroundings and superfriendly staff. There is a lot to do in the retreat from swimming in the pool to hiring pushbikes. But our favourite was feeding the kangaroos.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The kids loved feeding the birds and kangaroos with the food provided. They also enjoyed having the freedom to go off and play tennis and explore the grounds by bike, plus choose a board game or DVD from the reception. The staff looked after us really well.

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Thank morgies2017
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Lovely setting, extremely quiet and private, pool, spa, canoes, bird and kangaroo watching all fabulous - little need to leave the site for all ages. Cottage spacious for 4 with 2 bathrooms, great balcony to relax and cook on. What was left to be desired was a meticulous clean of the unit and kitchen utensils, there were also many spiders...

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Thank lovearetreat
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Quite surreal with kangaroos jumping past while we ate breakfast, plus they were happy to be patted. We were mesmerised watching an echidna digging away, and enjoyed our daily bird feeding ritual from our veranda while we watched the swans on the water. Even though it was peak season and fully booked, it did not seem crowded and I still...

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Thank motgies
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My partner and I stayed in the Storm Bird lodge which has lovely water views and kangaroos and other wildlife at the front door. This led to an inviting atmosphere which let us escape from busy day to day life. Unfortunately, over the 5 nights we stayed there my partner was unwell so we stayed in, cooked and used the...

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. You are correct we do send a pre arrival email stating that the lodges are not serviced during your stay and initial supplies are provided and making suggestions as to the extras to bring with you. We will take on board your suggestions and improve our stock of supplies in the lodges. With regard to...

Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The hosts here are great, they made sure every need was taken care of. We had a fabulous long view of the lake. Bird watching was pretty exciting and the kangaroos were quite a treat to see up close. A great place for all ages.

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Angels Camp, California
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I had visited Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point a couple of times before making a reservation and knew it would be a great experience based on my visits and interaction with Debbie. It far exceeded my expectations all round. It's incredibly beautiful with lots of native bush and animals. We were a group of 20 and occupied a number of...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2016

For one family member it was a return visit, for the others it was a first time - what a wonderful surprise! We had a very spacious and comfortable villa, much larger than we expected complete with a very efficient gas fire for the cool evenings. The staff were very friendly offering information when needed. Feeding the eleven kangaroos on...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great location. About 10-15 mins from the main towns it's a great spot to get away from it all. The rooms are all well equipped for everything you might need. Cleanish and mostly modern. Only negative would be no aircon.. so wouldn't like to try stay here in summer... you would fry! Set by a Great Lake this little place...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4.5 Star rated fully self contained Lodges nestled in a bush setting on the waterfront of lake Victoria of the Gippsland Lakes. Lodges range in size from one to four bedroom, some with spas, log fires, with beautiful water and/or bush views. Conference and wedding centre that seats up to 100 people. Ideal for weddings and conferences where the guests can stay on site. Indoor Heated Pool, Tennis Court, Outdoor Spa, Private Jetty to moor your boat, Native Wildlife aplenty and you and your friends can hand feed the kangaroos, free to use Pushbikes,Canoes and Kayaks. Escape to Naturally Magic East Gippsland and enjoy the tranquillity of our Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point

Address: 200 Wattle Point Rd | Wattle Point, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Bairnsdale
Price Range: $159 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“We stayed in a lodge that had an ensuite for us and another bathroom for the kids and that worked out really well.”
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“Dargo lodge had a path from the back door to the water”
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“Storm bird had lovely views and a comfy couch”
 of 5 bubbles danniazedo91, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Most of the lodges have a view to the edge of Lake Victoria - they are all unique and extremely comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles carriearonson, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“cabins opposite the lake, each have beautiful view of the lake and a bush clearing”
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