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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Ballarat, Victoria

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FussyEate...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Country Living”
Reviewed 26 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

A huge home on a very huge property just perfect for our very huge group. we had enough of space for both kids and adults. Kitchen very well stocked with all kinds of utensils for that very keen cook...... we even made pizzas in the weber outside. We also had a chocolate fountain and a dress up day whilst at Galwiji homestead. Loved the huge trees . Would be great to see some domestic animals on the farm eg. chooks, goat etc etc
we loved Galwiji and have walked away with great memories..... among the memories are
Ann and Bill......love you both heaps.

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Liked best: Huge home
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
29 Jan 2015
It was a pleasure to have you and your family and friends to stay for a week over January Amarjit. We hope you can come and join us again next summer holidays!

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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Chris C
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A relaxing family getaway.”
Reviewed 8 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Galwiji Homestead is a remarkable location to relax, enjoy the Australian bush. The birds are lovely to hear and you may even find a kangaroo or koala or two.

This idyllic location is definitely a place where you are made to feel at home. From the generous greeting and history of Galwiji was a very friendly way to begin your stay.

Galwiji offers surreal tranquility, and total relaxation.

It is well catered for the family with a brilliant games room, and lots of land to walk and feel amongst the bush.

Galwiji Homestead has everything you could possibly need and even more. We would totally recommend Galwiji homestead to be on your calender for your next holiday adventure.

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Liked best: All of the little things were thought of especially concerning the children.
Liked least: We unfortunately had to go home.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
13 Nov 2014
Chris and Beck, you are our kind of people. I trust that the relaxing break you had at Galwiji Homestead was a welcome respite from the very demanding work that you do. Go well you guys.

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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Hayley S
Hawthorn, Australia
1 review
“Perfect weekend get away for all”
Reviewed 7 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

I attended the homestead with a group of clients with ASD. They all had a wonderful time and it was large enough for them to all have their own space. There was plenty of things to do at the homestead and around the area. The weather was perfect. Great place for groups, especially if you require individual beds.

Travelling group: Other
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Nov 2014
It was a pleasure to have you and your ASD clients Hayley. We hope we can welcome you back soon to Galwiji Homestead.

Regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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DanB75007
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
“Best place to stay with a large family!”
Reviewed 3 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We all enjoyed our stay at Galwiji immensely! The house is huge, plenty of space to accommodate everyone. Comfy beds, games room is fantastic, open fires kept the place toasty warm! We loved the walks around the property and the wildlife. Peaceful and quiet location, close to Ballarat and all its attractions. Highly recommended, thanks for a great stay!

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Liked best: Kitchen, games room, peaceful and quiet surroundings
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
7 Nov 2014
Daniel, it was a pleasure to have you and your family stay. Galwiji Homestead is all about family, and you are our kind of people :) My only disappointment is that Marion couldn't make it. I hope we can welcome her down here at some point in the near future.

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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Lauren C
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
“Great for 3 families to stay together in the one home”
Reviewed 21 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Kids had a fantastic time in the games room , play equipment and in the open paddocks.
The adults loved the deck area to watch the children playing and retreated to the open fire pit after they had gone to bed for a few drinks and a chat .
Fire wood was all ready to go for all fire places and the beds very comfy.
Plenty of room for 6 adults and 6 kids without being on top of each other.
Will be back again

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Liked best: All 3 families being able to be together
Liked least: Appliances need upgrading
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
24 Oct 2014
It was a pleasure to have you and your family and friends to stay Lauren. Thanks for your kind review. We look forward very much to having you to stay again.

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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