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Briars Country Lodge & Inn

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“duck pond”(9 reviews)
“steak”(36 reviews)
“large pond”(4 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked in for 2 nights but ended up staying 5! Although out of town it is actually a great location for exploring Bowral, Moss Vale, Berrima and Bundanoon. We had our bikes so found the bike/walking path into town fantastic. Meals at the adjoining hotel...More

Thank Sapphire2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been years since the last visit but this place seems to have its supporters. The external tables provide a pleasant summer atmosphere to share a drink, view the wisteria and enjoy the breeze. Food wasn’t so wonderful overall but full marks should be awarded...More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed at Briars many, many times. Always book direct, this time on booking in was told a 1% charge would be required on my Visa card. This has never happened before, my last booking was only 2 months ago.It was never advised at verbal...More

Thank kevin859
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and i stayed overnight to celebrate a wedding in a nearby location. The room was standard but comfortable. No view but had access to a nice open area. $20 pp breakfast charge is somewhat extreme but otherwise we had a comfortable stay.

Thank Dorson82
Reviewed 13 December 2017

my wife and I needed a break from city life, we spent a long weekend at Briars, the room was huge the bed probably bigger than I have seen anywhere. Comfy too, there is a Bar for a beer and a meal on-site- quite busy....More

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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
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USD 106 - USD 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 106 - USD 209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (60)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (1)
Hotel & Grounds (38)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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Eduardo D
3 September 2016|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen the pool, sorry as my stays have only been overnight.
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Stacey E
25 June 2015|
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Response from Phil R | Reviewed this property |
The Briars is managed under two separate leases - one lease covers the motel section and one covers the 'pub' facility. The Pub provides a breakfast service to motel guests. The Pub lease mgt is relative new and have upped... More
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jillian d
25 November 2014|
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Response from Gloria Jean R | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would have an iron. Call just to make sure :) Enjoy the beautiful Southern Highlands!
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"All rooms seem to have a view of the lake and gardens so they are probably all pretty good."
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"Ask for the lake view"
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"Room with a view"
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"By a narrow margin, room numbers 17 and above have a better view"
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