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R on the Downs Rural Retreat

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“egyptian room”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

My wife and I were in need of a break. We weren't keen on a "b n b" where we would have to interact with others. The thought of a secluded, peaceful cottage met the criteria. We spent two nights in the early settler's cottage....More

Thank Tim Y
Response from Doug P, Owner at R on the Downs Rural RetreatResponded 19 January 2018

We're very happy that you enjoyed rest & relaxation, and an opportunity to enjoy our views. Hope to see you both again in the near future.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

The minute you arrive Doug and Liz and there to greet you.We stayed in the Serenity Room and it was beautiful with breathtaking scenery. You feel welcomed and at home talking to the hosts Doug and Liz

Thank kaylene50
Response from Doug P, Owner at R on the Downs Rural RetreatResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for staying with us to celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary. The serenity room is popular. Enjoy life and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

R on the Downs is our place of choice for a quiet weekend getaway. We have stayed here on a number of occasions now. The rooms are perfect, with very large comfortable beds and spa with a great view. Sitting on the verandah, looking out...More

Thank Squasheee
Response from Doug P, Owner at R on the Downs Rural RetreatResponded 19 January 2018

Always a pleasure to have guests return. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to next visit.

Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stayed in the Egyptian room, which has wonderful views of the valley in two directions. It is a perfect place to relax and unwind. Liz and Doug are very friendly hosts who made us feel very welcome. Fabulous property and cannot wait to return...More

Thank Mark M
Response from Doug P, Owner at R on the Downs Rural RetreatResponded 19 January 2018

Hi, thanks for staying with us. Glad you enjoyed the Egyptian room and views to the Lost Pyramid. Hope to see you in the future, the spa and views will await (cottage or rooms).

Reviewed 6 January 2017

What an amazing place, so restful and comfortable. Owners Doug & Liz made us feel really at home. Doug & Liz have added so many luxurious touches - bath gowns, good quality toiletries, comfortable beds, all rooms have an amazing view. The two cabins are...More

Thank brisbanelizzle
Response from Doug P, Owner at R on the Downs Rural RetreatResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for staying with us. We enjoy cooking (with as many local ingredients as possible); thanks for all your comments. We look forward to your next visit.

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Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
USD 152 - USD 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
USD 152 - USD 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Kitchenette
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"The treehouse is lovely and private with stunning views!"
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"The cottages are great if you are all peopled out."
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"All rooms had a good view, and all rooms are differently themed."
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"The Egyptian room has great views in two directions."
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