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big blue backyard

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56 Paradise Drive, St. Andrews Beach, Victoria 3941, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stay with home style friendliness. The food is also superb for dinner or breakfast. Only 3 rooms so must book. All the rooms are very private and well provided for. Close to the beach so bring swimmers in summer.

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Main Beach, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for only one night in the African-themed room. It was beautifully decorated and spacious. It was cold but we still opted for an outdoor spa, and totally relaxed. The location does not give views of the beach, but you can take a short walk and have the sand under your feet. I would not swim here as it... More 

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ireland
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

From the first meet and great to the entry into our bush bungalow we were blown away. Natural smells and a kind warm environment are just the start.. The property is in the perfect location. a walk to the beach through the dunes is a fantastic way to start the day or end the day under an amazing sunset. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My partner and I stayed here for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. It was perfect, from the secluded cottage, to the beautifully designed and decorated room, to the amazing breakfast (soo much food) and dinner (sooo tasty). We loved it and would love to stay again. There is also a walkway to the beach and for the package we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for our anniversary in the African room and it was just fantastic. Beautiful food and service from Lisa and amazing attention to detail throughout the room. It was definitely the little things that made our trip! Will absolutely recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Loved this place. You can really tell Lisa and Paul have poured their hearts into this little business. Food was delicious and abundant. The African room was lovely. Bed was comfy. After only one night we were truly rejuvenated. Thank you.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nothing was too much trouble for Lisa and Paul which meant we had the most amazing 2 nights in February. We stayed in the beach room which was beautifully and thoughtfully decorated - we really loved the outside shower and deck bath. Our deal included breakfast and dinner one night - the food was excellent - definitely the best breakfast... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I always wonder if there is a place that can be perfect....... Well truthfully I can say that the beach villa here is everything plus more that makes a place perfect. I booked the dinner and massage package and from the moment we arrived for our two day stay we relaxed and had an amazing time. The food cooked by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Looking to celebrate a romantic night away for a special occasion, I was drawn to Big Blue Backyard by the great TripAdvisor reviews. It lived up to my expectations and we enjoyed a private, quiet night away. We found the location easily thanks to our GPS as it is located in the meandering back streets. The other two hide-aways were... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We spent 4 nights in the Beach House ..... and loved it. Lisa and Paul couldn't have been more welcoming, fantastic meals (we ate in 3 nights) which catered for our dietary restrictions accompanied by good choice wines enjoyed outside, hearing the sea. Lovely walks along the empty beach. Lisa's recommendations on winery restaurants and delis so helpful too. The... More 

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