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Bells Estate Great Ocean Cottages

545 Great Ocean Road, Bellbrae, Victoria 3228, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

While the accommodation has much to offer in terms of location, coziness and a nice rural setting, it is badly in need of a refresh of the bathroom, kitchen and bedding. Appliances and fittings are decades old so no matter how hard the owners try to keep it looking clean it is always going to seem a little grubby. Based... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My family and I stayed here and were very disappointed. 200/night is far too high a price for this quality of accommodation. Not clean; very tired furniture; the chimney had some kind of issue, which we weren't aware of until we lit a fire and smoke filled the unit; the walls are paper thin; the bed linen did not seem... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Where to begin?? Me and family stayed for 2 nights for the new year due to a birthday and a young infant so we could easily reach a beach. It was a present due to visiting family at first glance I already saw several factors but due to not wanting to ruin anything I kept quite. The promise of barn... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. We travelled with a family of four and our dog. Everyone was made welcome including our furry pet who had his own fenced off yard and dog kennel. The cottage was very clean, plenty of linen and the open fire was bonus in the middle of winter. We were made to feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Our experience was short lived, and a two night stay would have been better so we could have enjoyed the property to its fullest potential. There is a real personal touch to this place and we were impressed with our welcome letter! We would definitely stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Booked for 4 nights only stayed 2. First impression terribly dirty. Walked into the bush cottage full of dead bugs. In the first 10 mins of being there has a spider crawl across the couch vision next to me whilst I was feeding my baby. When made a complaint was told 'what did we expect in this location'... Was offered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We were referred here quite late in the evening by somewhere else that was full, and were made very welcome. In very attractive surroundings, the cottage has a good size sitting room and full kitchen, one double bedroom and one twin. The only disadvantage was that unless those sleeping in the twin room were happy to enter the bathroom by... More 

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melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We just stayed there over the weekend. Planned for 1 night (due to mixed reviews) and stayed for 2 nights in the 2bdr cottage. For 180AUD a family / night, in such location 5 min drive from Torquay / Anglesea, very nice country stile surroundings, a pony, alpaca, hens...and plenty of open space + a covered swimming pool, perfect for... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We recently spent a night here and were very disappointed with the place. Whilst the location was charming, with its lake, alpaca and pony, the accomodation was not value for money. We stayed in the 2brm cottage, which for $330 night, fell well short on its amenities. The cottage is advertised as having full kitchen facilities - maybe the case... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

We just had a wonderful night's stay... Terry was helpful, friendly and very pleasant. The room was spotless and in great repair, the kitchen well stocked and the open fire was charming. We were toasty warm and very comfortable. Thanks Terry... We'll be back!

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