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Pender Lea Chalets

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1056 Alpine Way, Crackenback, New South Wales 2627, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stayed at the Post Office for 5 days and had the best time! It was so much more than standard accommodation. All the rooms were super cosy and we could barely tear ourselves away from the open fire place. As it was raining most of the time we used the kitchen loads, had and great facilities and everything we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We just shared an amazing week in Chalet 3 with friends. There were 4 adults and 4 kids and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The chalet was well appointed with everything families require for extended stays. There was an endless supply of firewood which allowed us to make great fires each night. The kitchen catered for every type of cooking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had a wonderful 2 night stay in the Bedsitter, and couldn't be happier. There's nothing more amazing than sitting up in bed at daybreak to see horses, deer and kangaroos strolling past your winder. The decor and fittings are quite dated, but that's easily overlooked when you take in the whole package. The Bedsitter itself is just an open... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My family recently stayed at the Post Office at the Pender Lea Chalets and we adored it! The mix of old and new was just right, the beds were very comfortable and I love that they had heated floors, which was a nice touch of luxury for my permanently cold feet! The whole place was clean, well equipped and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We have just spent 3 amazing days staying at the Post Office. What an amazing place - an historic mountain cottage but with all the creature comforts. We couldn't have asked for more. The owners were super helpful and friendly. The location was great, away from the crowds but only 10 minutes to everything. We would definitely recommend this place... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I recently stayed in Pender Lea 2 Bedroom Chalet. The room was incredibly spacious with room for many more. The fireplace was perfect and the features were excellent! The bathrooms were a bit out dated but the shower was comfortable and did not disappoint I would stay here again, maybe with a few more friends!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

So much work has obviously been put into making this historical building into a comfortable and character-filled alpine experience. We thought that it should have appeared on Grand Designs! Highly recommended.

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Pymble, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed there during the school holidays with three young kids after a friend told us about the place. We had a two bedroom chalet which was perfect. The kids enjoyed the horse riding and we found the staff friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay there again for the money as it is so central too everything.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have been going to the snowy mountains for many years skiing and have just discovered that beauty of the region during summer. This was the first time I have stayed at Pender Lea Chalets. A great location, and would now stay there instead of the ski resorts, as Pender Lea is close to the Ski Tube and Threbdo. For... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stayed with a group in one of the chalets last season and we didn't have a very good experience. The customer service during the booking process and lead up to our stay was beyond awful and while we were there the cleaning staff were pushy (driving up before check out to clean) and staff also drove up to collect the... More 

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