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180 Warrul Rd, Forbes, New South Wales 2871 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 18/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Forbes
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Retreat from your busy day in an award winning, luxurious 2 bedroom eco-apartment. Only 4km from the Forbes CBD and surrounded by a permaculture food garden, Girragirra Retreat is private,self contained,sustainable accommodation at its very best,now with the added option of the Chill B&B
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Taxi service
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Patio
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Highchairs available
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Dining area
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Dishwasher
Microwave
Minibar
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Special Deal:Free breakfast with your stay
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aaron m wrote a review 10 Jan
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This is the second time we have visited and it was even better than we remembered. Kim and Wendy are excellent hosts. The property is beautiful and a great place just to sit down and look at the views. The garden is awesome, and the very friendly dog and ducks kept our kids entertained. It is also very nice to be able to pick fresh veggies and herbs to cook with. I would thoroughly recommend and we will definitely visit again.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Andrew B wrote a review Mar 2021
Greater Sydney, Australia1 contribution
We were on a driving holiday and looking for comfortable farm-stay accommodation, close to town for a couple of days. Girra girra exceeded all out expectations. Our only reservation in recommending it, is that more people will find out about it and it'll get harder to book on our return trips. But other than that, it is in a gorgeous setting, among beautiful gardens. Its modern and very well appointed (red gum timber throughout), has everything you need in a self contained apartment - is very spacious and very comfortable. Ideal for couples or families. Wendy provides fresh eggs and sourdough an other goodies for breakfast and Pete-the-dog is on hand to help out wherever possible. Forbes is a lovely, picturesque and there is plenty to keep you occupied in the local district, but honestly, it is just as easy to sit on the lounge, read a book and soak in the view. For the more active there's a couple of bikes and track to explore and an impressive giant goanna (one of the "Sculptures Down the Lachlan" installations), just down the road. Can't recommend this highly enough and we will return
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Wendy Muffet, Owner at Girragirra Retreat
Responded 21 Nov 2021
Thanks for this heart warming review Andrew. We really enjoyed hosting you and get a such a kick out of hearing that you enjoyed the experience too. Looking forward to welcoming you both back to Girragirra.
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PDMM_Gourmands wrote a review Feb 2021
Queanbeyan, Australia736 contributions296 helpful votes
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Well, this is our second visit in 4 months! Decided to stay 3 nights this time, for we simply love it here. The hosts, Wendy and Kim, are simply superlative people. The place is very well appointed in every respect. The pantry has local olive oil, salt and pepper grinders, Girragirra cultured butter (the best I’ve ever had), homemade yoghurt, milk, eggs, cereals of various types and home made jams etc. Every morning at 7:30, freshly squeezed orange juice and wonderful home baked sourdough bread is placed in a basket and left on your porch. One can pick their greens, fruit and veg from their garden - all seasonal and lovely. We love this place and will return again...we totally get our “urban detox” here. Wifi is included. We stock-up on meat and drink so that we don’t have to leave...but if you can’t be bothered, Forbes is a 5 minute drive away and has all the shops you need. Geez, almost forgot to mention that they have a lovely Kelpie - Peter...he loves company and affection. 👍🏻 He gets along very well with their ducks and chooks.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Wendy Muffet, Owner at Girragirra Retreat
Responded 1 Mar 2021
What delightful surprise to read this review! We love that you love staying at Girragirra and got a real kick out of your comments around the aspects of your stay that you enjoyed. Peter was pretty chuffed to get a mention too - expect extra doggy love next time you visit :) Looking forward to welcoming you back!
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Vicki Q wrote a review Nov 2020
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We stayed 5 nights at Girragirra Retreat to explore the local area. The retreat was very peaceful, the birdlife was amazing, bedroom and living area so comfortable, it was a pleasure to return to after a day out. The hosts Wendy and Kim gave helpful suggestions on what to see, providing wonderful treats from their vegetable garden and delicious bread every morning. We will be going back!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Wendy Muffet, Owner at Girragirra Retreat
Responded 1 Mar 2021
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review Vicki. We're genuinely delighted to hear that you enjoyed the peace, comfort and brekkie goodies. You've put a spring in our step! kindest Wendy
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MurrayPrior wrote a review Nov 2020
Gundaroo, Australia1 contribution
From the moment we pulled into the drive with its lovely welcome sign, to the all-to-soon farewell at the end of our stay, we loved every minute of time spent at GirraGirra. Wendy and Kim are amazing hosts and they made us feel incredibly welcome. The property is set up with all the mod cons and you literally want for nothing. This country has many excellent farm stay properties and this one is at the very top of that list.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Wendy Muffet, Owner at Girragirra Retreat
Responded 1 Mar 2021
Murray thanks SO much for this kind review. We loved hosting you and your beautiful family and hope to welcome you back one of the days .
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Frequently Asked Questions about Girragirra Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Girragirra Retreat?
Nearby attractions include McFeeters Motor Museum (3.5 km), Forbes Cemetery (3.9 km), and Somewhere Down the Lachlan Sculpture (3.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Girragirra Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Girragirra Retreat?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Girragirra Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Girragirra Retreat?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Girragirra Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Bakehouse, Cafe Aglio E Olio, and Club Forbes (formerly Forbes Services Memorial Club).