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A Must at Coonawarra

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Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked online well in advance, following the glowing reviews on Trip Advisor. Had a couple of queries ahead of our actual stay but which were promptly and efficiently handled by owner Cate. Great to meet Cate at check in and which was equally straightforward. We even had the pleasure of meeting Ellie, Cate's pet rescued wombat. Our room was spotlessly...

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Wow, OutnAbout007, thank you for this glowing review! We do try to make your stay as convenient as possible, and I'm so pleased we were able to tick all your boxes. I do hope you'll come back to our beautiful area again! Kind regards, Cate

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

While touring the Coonawarra wine region, we spent a night at A MUSt@Coonwarra. The ground floor appartements are spacious, the beds were comfy ( also the sofa bed), and breakfast was provided and included in the price. For dinner we went to Milieu at The Bushmaster's Inn, just 75m down the road. A very relaxing and enjoyable stop over.

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thank you Eureka0000, for the compliment about our really comfortable new sofa beds! And thanks once again for letting other travellers know that you had a good dinner at the new Tapas and Wine bar that is so close to MUSt@Coonawarra. I'm glad your experience here in the Coonawarra was relaxing and enjoyable! Kind regards, Cate

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent facilities, everything first rate with modern appliances, TV and sound system. Plenty of space, very comfortable beds, clean and spacious bathroom. The host was very welcoming, nothing was too much trouble.

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thank you YanandFran for this top class recommendation! I'm glad I could help you during your stay with us, and hope you'll visit again. Kind regards, Cate

reading, berkshire,uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling the Great Ocean Road, we decided to come inland to speed our final day to Adelaide. So glad we stayed at A Must at Coonawarra. A minor mix up at check in was quickly resolved and we found ourselves in clean, spacious, functional rooms, ideal for overnight comfort or a longer stay. Cannot fault. I would also recommend the...

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thank you Berkshirebod, for this review. Good to know you have the same tastes in Coonawarra wine as I do! Safe travels. Kind regards, Cate

Mount Martha, Au
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous room, large walk in shower, very comfy bed and greeting from reception came with a smile and efficient check in. No need to stay elsewhere in Penola if you want value for money. The experience matched the promise in the advertising.

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Wow! What a fantastic review Lawrie H, thank you. You were awesome guests! Kind regards, Cate

Melbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend A Must. We've stayed in Penola at 3 other places and will ONLY come back to A Must. It is clean, modern, comfortable, small things make a Big difference (air freshener, insect spray, jug of fresh milk etc). Looking forward to our return trip. AND some units are pet friendly - big bonus for those travelling with...

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

RabbitMelbourne, thank you for your wonderful review. It's great to know that we are doing the right things to ensure our guests want to come back again! See you in the New Year! Kind regards, Cate

Gisborne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed for two nights in a luxury apartment with spa bath and it was fantastic and had continental breakfast included. It was immaculately clean, well appointed and quiet. Comfortable furniture and surround sound DVD and CD player. Mini bar option too and value for money. Serviced daily during the week. Cate was very welcoming and we totally loved what...

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 bubbles and the four exclamation points Maxine B! I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay in our luxury spa apartment, and are happy to share your experience with other travelers. I hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Cate

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Had a very enjoyable time staying at the Must at Coonawarra. Clean and comfortable room, the manager and service was extremely good, her knowledge of the area, and pointers on what to do made our stay a most memorable experience. Definitely recommend a stay at the Must at Coonawarra.

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thanks so much for you review Alby B. It's very helpful for other travelers to know what to expect when they choose to stay with us! I'm glad I could be of service to you. Hopefully you'll stay with us again, and I can earn that fifth bubble! Kind regards, Cate

Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight on trip through District and found accommodation to be very modern and comfortable. We had one of the front rooms and was tad noisy as right on main road so recommend requesting rear room. Very friendly service

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Russell M. I sympathize with you! We're trying out white noise machines (located next to the bed) to help light sleepers. Apparently these distract from audible interruptions - hopefully cancelling out any pesky noise that gets through the double glazing, double brick and double insulation throughout our property! Also great if your partner snores! Try it...

Victoria
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great setup and very spacious but could do with more equipment to cook with in the form of pots for the stove top and pans for the oven. Internet connection very poor with it constantly dropping in and out on my phone. Had to go near reception to get it to stay connected. Tablet connection was better in room but...

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CateCooper, Owner at A Must at Coonawarra, responded to this review

Thanks for your review dragonlady31964. The NBN is coming to Penola soon, so our internet should get better. If you visit with us again and need a few extra pots or pans, let us know - we've plenty to go around! Glad you enjoyed the spa and many thanks for the compliments on our cleanliness, we really appreciate positive feedback...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning luxury accommodation in the world famous Coonawarra wine region, and just walking distance to the award winning restaurants, cafes, galleries and shops of Penola. Self-contained luxury apartments with free WiFi, complimentary breakfast in most apartments, guest BBQ area and DVD library. Off street parking, private decks and native gardens. Well located to explore the Limestone coast attractions of Robe, Beachport, Millicent, Mount Gambier, Narracorte, and its World Heritage caves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Must at Coonawarra

Address: 126 Church St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Penola
Price Range: $143 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms at the back are further from the road and should be quieter.”
  • Studio style, with seating area, kitchenette and bed all in the same area.
  • Clean, modern bathroom and a great shower
 of 5 bubbles OutnAbout007, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“book a room down the back of the property”
 of 5 bubbles 636maxineb, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You'll love the breakfast and well stocked snack and mini bar and comfy beds”
 of 5 bubbles candgjonespainters, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try and book away from the main road”
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