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Authentic Log Cabin
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11 reviews
Authentic Log Cabin
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Fully equipped kitchen
Spa bath
Bathroom
Varanda
Secluded gardens
River frontage
Secluded gardens
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Porepunkah, Victoria

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Mandy C
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Don't book through TripAdvisor!”
Reviewed 29 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

TripAdvisor are not authorised to take payment for this accommodation. Was contacted by owner as fees are wrong for more than 2 people. Had to stuff around to get funds released from TripAdvisor to pay for accommodation directly. Either book though their website or call them. Extremely friendly and helpful!

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Management Response
31 Jul 2016
Hi Mandy,
We are trying to resolve this with TripAdvisor, and in the interim we have turned off the online payment request within TripAdvisor. So future bookings will arrive as enquiries. People will not be requested to enter their Credit Card details until this issue is fully resolved.
Glad you otherwise enjoyed your stay!
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happytrav...
Crafers, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Loved it again :)”
Reviewed 19 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
3
people found this review helpful

We've loved out stay here again and feel very spoiled to have spent 9 beautiful nights here. The cabin is in a quiet setting yet close to Porpunkah and lots of fabulous swimming holes on the Ovens River. Claudia and Paul made us feel very welcomed with their warmth and thoughtfulness. The Lodge is so comfortable and it's such a pleasure to stay here. Everything has been thought of and if there is something we needed (tomato sauce we forgot to buy!) they are very happy to help out. Loved the bunnies (pets), our daughter adored being able to feed them and give them a cuddle every day. We'll be back...the Lodge and this area are just too beautiful to stay away for too long.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rhysd61
New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Wants for nothing”
Reviewed 18 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
2
people found this review helpful

This is quite simply the perfect getaway spot and base for exploring Bright and the High Country of Victoria. I can think of nothing that needs to change with Tewksbury Lodge and the owners are to be congratulated for such a wonderful property.
There are so many little touches that make the cabin feel like home. From the very well appointed kitchen to the extremely comfortable beds and reclining sofa Claudia has created somewhere that is a destination in its own right rather than just somewhere to spend a couple of nights. We will be back!

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Liked best: Sofa is more comfortable than the one I have at home
Liked least: Sofa is more comfortable than the one I have at home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Fossie
Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place to stay near Bright”
Reviewed 13 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
1
person found this review helpful

This was a wonderful place to stay - the cabin is quiet and private and extremely well set up. You might get the impression from the word cabin that it's small, but that's not the case - it is very spacious. It's on the banks of the Ovens River, and in a delightful garden setting. The owners have really set the cabin up extremely well. Excellent beds and furnishings, and the bathroom is great with a huge spa. However, it's all the little touches that count. The lovely bottle of local wine and chocolate when you check in, and the very well set up kitchen and laundry. They make such a difference when you are travelling and you find a place as nice as this one is. Bright is a lovely town - great to wander around in and I love the tree-lined streets, but this cabin is an absolute gem, and we were sad to leave. There are so many things to do around this area, and you really could not have a better base for exploring the area that this lovely log cabin.

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Liked best: The space, location, ambience and facilities of the cabin
Liked least: There wasn't anything I didn't like about the cabin
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
12 Mar 2013
Thank you for your kind words Prue. We appreciate the feedback. If you are happy, we are happy too! Regards, Claudia & Paul.
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Haegens
Rosebud, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Paradise!”
Reviewed 5 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed for 3 nights as family of four with our boys aged 8 and 4 years old. Paul is a great host and when chatting about gold panning offered us his gold pan and shovel. The kids loved the experience and thought we may strike it rich! The log cabin is beautifully equipped including a Nespresso coffee machine which was certainly something to look forward to in the morning. Each night we sat out on the deck of the log cabin, with an ale from the Bright Brewery, watching the king parrots feed. We would highly recommend staying here and will be back in winter as snow is just a short drive away.

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Liked best: Staying in a Canadian log cabin
Liked least: Should have stayed longer
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
5 Nov 2012
Hi David,
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back!
Claudia & Paul.
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