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Lanterns Retreat

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 167*
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a fabulous experience at Lanterns . We stayed for the week .Our room was beautifully furnished and spacious with the biggest most comfortable bed .Serge our host, served up excellent breakfasts ,always with a smile and chat and going above and beyond to accomodate our wants. There were so many points of inspiration in the decor ..probably...

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Thank maxholistic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for special occasions! Place is very lovely & homey. Serge the host is super friendly and easy going. Place is in walking distance (ca 500 mtrs) to all the shops and restaurants and also to beach front. Definitely a great place to go to for a special get away. The surrounding nature is stunning, walk trails (bush & ocean)...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was way more than we expected - bed was massive, huge bathroom, huge spa. Close to town - an easy walk and close to beaches. Easy parking on site / on the verge - suits people just wanting to relax in one area or people using it for a base to see other areas. Very quite, relaxed and clean.

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Thank willf0garty
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spent one night in the accommodation. The host, Serge was friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and comfortable. Pressure of shower head was impressive and strong enough to relieve our tiredness after a whole day of travel.

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Thank Jesusloveyou
NBM2012, Owner at Lanterns Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I feel we must apologise tp you as we noticed that your rating is suggesting you only had an "average" stay with us. We are profoundly dismayed that we failed you as we put all our passion and hard work towards making sure all our guests experience a 5 stars stay. We are not sure...

Plonevez-du-Faou, France
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is our second stay at Lanterns. Just as good as our first stay. Serge is a gem of a host. The breakfasts are fantastic and the rooms very comfortable and tastefully decorated. This is a beautiful part of the world and I would not hesitate to stay here if in the area. Thanks Serge for a wonderful stay and...

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NBM2012, Owner at Lanterns Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks a million for this lovely review. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you back here and I look forward to seeing you again when you visit our Australian Shores. Serge

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Loved it loved it loved it Beautiful room, comfy bed, roomy en suite, pretty view, yummy food, good location and a fabulous host. What else could you ask for. Thank you Serge for making us feel at home and especially thanks for the great "local" knowledge you gave, it added a lot to our stay in the area. We highly...

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NBM2012, Owner at Lanterns Retreat, responded to this review

I am so pleased I was able to contribute to making your holiday a time to remember. That's super! Thanks so much for taking the time to sharing your experience on here. It was lovely to be able to have a few chats with you both and I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many thanks Serge

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a review that is long delayed. It is a lovely place. All the rooms are well-appointed and comfortable. The hosts are friendly and breakfast were wonderful. It is also very convenient to walk to the town area where you can find many restaurants and shops serving the town.

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NBM2012, Owner at Lanterns Retreat, responded to this review

Such a pleasure to read that you had a good time during your stay in my little BnB. This is the key to my happiness: making people happy when they chose to stop for a well deserved rest away from work. Thank you so much for the lovely review, it means the world to me. Serge

Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Serge is a wonderful host and made us feel very welcome for our 2 night stay. The room was spacious and spotless. The bed was the most comfortable we have had on our 10 day trip. I recommend the omelette and the croissant for breakfast. There were lots of 5 star touches like complimentary port and chocolate in the guest...

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Thank brumby67
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The service was great with Serge even researching indoor plants for us and having a restaurant list for the area on hand. All the little things made a difference to oyr stay. He was always friendly and well spoken but also left us to our own devices. The food was fantastic and filling!

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NBM2012, Owner at Lanterns Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Kate! What a great review! You should be my marketing manager (if I ever had one that is!). I am overjoyed you had a fab time here. Thanks a million for sharing your experience on here. It made my day. Serge

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It was everything you need from a BnB; clean, comfortable, great location and a fantastic breakfast! Serge was very welcoming and had lots of great tips for beaches and wineries. The only downside was that i couldn't stay longer! Thoroughly recommended.

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NBM2012, Owner at Lanterns Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Nick, thanks for this review. It was brilliant to get to meet you. I trust your Australian tour went very well and that you shall be looking forward to coming back onto our shores. I am gearing up (practising hard) for the festival season and loving it. As I am planning to come to Europe in 2018, I will...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lanterns Retreat is luxuriously appointed bed and breakfast accommodation situated in the heart of old Dunsborough, within easy walking distance of the town centre and beautiful local beaches. Guests enjoy exquisite suites with ensuites. Complimentary port and chocolates await, plus a log fire in winter. Cooked and continental gourmet breakfast options are freshly prepared every morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lanterns Retreat

Address: 16 Newberry Rd, Dunsborough, Western Australia 6281, Australia (Formerly Newberry Manor)
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Margaret River Region > Dunsborough
Price Range: $165 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lanterns Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All the rooms were good”
daleaus, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs room we stayed in was excellent”
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“All rooms are great.Quiet and private. The verandah provides shade from direct sun.”
maxholistic, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms great”
HappyAussie49, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All are nice...but the second story with the deck could be good...”
291peterp, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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