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Secret Valley Escape

Blackheath Creek Rd | Little Hartley, New South Wales 2790, Australia
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

What a relaxing weekend in the Blue Mountains. Just what the doctor ordered. We arrived late on Friday night after hitting a bit of traffic, but Deborah made us feel very welcome when we arrived. We were then directed to our cottage, which was the lovely 2 bedroom Artist Cottage. The kitchen was equipped with all the basics like salt/pepper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The moment we drove through the gates to our little secret escape we already felt so relaxed and couldn't wait to get to our cabin to jump in the spa that was on the deck overlooking the beautiful valley, it is defiantly an experience I would recommend to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

From the first call to Deborah to the goodbye I can only say "What a wonderful peaceful experience". At just a few hours from Sydney's CBD, we loved the peace & seclusion, the absolute privacy was wonderous. Nestled in true Australian bushland with a private jacuzzi on the front porch, we were greeted by kangaroos & all manner of bird... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Upon getting our cabin keys from the care taker we were greeted by a cosy little cabin with spa on the deck. It was absolutely amazing and suited to our needs. We enjoyed walks around the property and spotted some wildlife too. As mentioned in title there is no phone reception which was great best way to enjoy our holiday.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Wonderful secluded and romantic getaway, beautiful wildlife, and the hot tub on the porch is a great touch! Thanks to Kenny for making it warm and welcoming. If you're looking to relax and unwind in the wilderness this is it! Will be back! Jordan Gelbart and Bec Morrison.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It is as the name implies, a "secret escape".. Make sure you stock up on your food items before travelling to the lodge as it is a 30 min drive to the shops (which we hadn't thought of after our 3 hour drive from Sydney). I was disappointed that when paying $$$ for the stay, no light continental breakfast was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Romantic and relaxing, cosy cottage with attention to detail. Everything you could need and more. Beautiful surroundings, we enjoyed breakfast on the veranda with Kangaroos out front and by night a delicious BBQ with the stars. The log fire was delightful and jacuzzi a true highlight. We will return for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

The location, the cabins, the atmosphere, the jacuzzi on the porch were absolutely amazing. The whole stay was a delight. We definitely recomand taking the BBQ. In other words this place is really worth coming to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We visited to celebrate our Pearl Wedding anniversay in June and booked at the last minute. Luckily we were allocated the "Victoria" cottage which was just the right ambience for what we were looking for. Beautifully polished floorboards and a four poster queen bed so comfortable we found a rare lie in a must. (Falling asleep to the orange flicker... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We stayed here for my birthday in April and weren't disappointed! We wanted a break from the city, some quiet, relaxing time, and thats what we got. We stayed in the Artists Cottage which was a little away from the main house/building, with no neighbouring cottages. The cottage is lovely and could cater for 4. There were 2 double bedrooms,... More 

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