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The Playhouse Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Andrew and his team created an amazing experience during our stay with private dining in the cinema, expertly catered and with the mood set by artful lighting and table decorations. A well kept and lovingly restored hotel with attentive and friendly staff. Our group of 12 could not have been happier with our stay. A must if you are in...

Thank TKPup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to stay. Lovely rooms and wonderful staff. So friendly and welcoming. Lots of comfortable spaces to relax and fantastic coffee. Andrew is a wonderful host and makes you feel completely at home.

Thank Adrian F
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My husband and I stay at the Playhouse whenever we go to Barraba to see family. Andrew is a such a wonderful host and the service is on par with expensive city hotels. The historical building is beautifully refurbished and the rooms give a homely feel. My favorite is the relaxing ambience in the dining room while enjoying great food.

Thank jilijoymalagu
Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Held a team christmas function at the Playhouse and Jane and her staff were fabulous! More than accommodation to our requests for a Christmas themed dinner, accommodation - and helping find additional accommodation. Could not have asked for more. Coffee/breakfast was fabulous too. Tidy/clean rooms, just made for a fabulous conference.

Thank jwillismoore
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved my stay at the Playhouse. I was at the hotel for the better part of three weeks for work in the area. The ladies here really made it seem like a home away from home. The Rooms I stayed in were beautifully renovated and very clean and comfortable. What really makes the playhouse stand out though is the...

Thank Reiner333
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a family celebration here in mid October. The Venue was delightful and the food delicious. I can't thank the staff enough for such a wonderful afternoon and evening. The Theatre was perfect for the celebratory slideshow and to entertain the younger kids with a move while adults enjoyed dinner. Loved the beautiful flowers from their garden as well.

Thank NTTraveller1975
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a unique establishment that doesn't fit into normal categorization. Wonderful Staff, Room great. Food great. We spent a night whilst traveling through NSW. After a long day's driving it was wonderful to be pampered from the time we walked in the door all the way to our checkout. We happened to stay on a night that Goldheist was...

Thank Michelle R
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here on a slow driving trip up to Queensland. There are many rave reviews on this website, and they are all right! Our host, Andrew, took great care to make us comfortable; we also had much interesting conversation with him. He opened up the small theatre for the two of us, offering to show "any...

Thank MatWard69
Mildura, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Thank you Andrew for a very pleasant stay. It was quite by chance that we stayed here due to a road closure, lucky for us. Outstanding hospitality on our arrival from Andrew, who could not do enough to help us. The room was clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. If you are in this area this is the place to stay....

Thank PRW60
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I went to Barraba for work and stayed at the Playhouse Mon-Fri. All the staff were friendly and accommodating. They took really good care of us. I'm intolerant to gluten and dairy and it was no problem for them to adapt the menu for me. They make their own ice cream in-house and they especially made coconut milk ice cream...

Thank NewcTaster

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  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This popular boutique hotel backs up superb amenities with friendly service. Situated halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, the hotel makes a great place for an overnight stay. It's also the perfect place for hosting special events such as reunions, small conferences, parties and so on. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Playhouse Hotel

Address: 121-123 Queen St, Barraba, New South Wales 2347, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Barraba
Price Range: $123 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Corner room looks over the main street with minimal noise.”
 of 5 bubbles jwillismoore, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Playhouse is in a Quiet town, All rooms are upstairs and there is no noticeable road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles W3975YHmicheller, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are upstairs and each has its own character.”
 of 5 bubbles 419jeanetteb, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had room 2 - at the rear of the property - lovely and quiet.”
  • lovely fresh flowers
  • kitchenette available - real milk in the fridge !
  • spacious room - very comfortable bed!
 of 5 bubbles 645deborahs, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 was very quiet at the rear of the property”
 of 5 bubbles Bluey304, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
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