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Lilly Pad B&B

4 Waters Street | Rapid Creek, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
Lilly Pad B&B
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Simon and Joan run one of the friendliest and best B&Bs we've stayed in! Nothing was too much trouble and we loved the pool rules - no one in the pool after 5pm without a glass of wine or a beer in their hand! We really enjoyed our lazy late afternoon/early evenings in the pool with them and one vening... More 

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Redland City, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Darwin is a very warm/hot depending so this B&B just suited us with the pool. Turned out to be the highlight for us because the hiking was just too much with the heat. All the food is there for you at breakfast to make. Note: Excellent non stick pans!! HUGE BONUS I thought! We enjoyed the fresh eggs from their... More 

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Lilly Pad is a fully self-contained downstairs apartment in a lovely home in Rapid Creek, two blocks from the beautiful Rapid Creek foreshore with its amazing sunsets, and easy walking distance to Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Nigntcliff and Rapid Creek Markets. It is an easy drive or bus to Darwin city and museums. Joan and Simon were excellent hosts, very friendly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My review is a long time coming. We actually one of the very first visitors to stay at Joan & Simon's lovely Lily Pad. We intially booked at the next door B&B , & they were fully booked, so the lady gave me Joans number, bcos at the time they didnt even have the webpage up. When we arrived at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Close to the airport and about a 20 minute bus ride out of Darwin city centre, this is a lovely, restful base from which to explore Darwin and the surrounding area. The beautifully clean, accommodation is on the ground floor and is extensive, comprising a well-equipped kitchen/diner, a large sitting area, a bedroom with plenty of wardrobe space, a covered,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in the middle of an extensive and comprehensive trip around Australia. We stayed in some 'bucket list' accommodation but balanced those with B and B's run by families. Joan and Simon have created a superb haven for travellers. The apartment is spacious and has every facility that travellers could wish for. There were all... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Ideally situated 10 mins from airport in peaceful suburb about 10 mins from Darwin centre. Perfect B & B in every way. Spacious; well-equipped with added facility of pool use. The home produce for breakfast was outstanding and Joan and Simon's hospitality cannot be bettered.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Excellent place to stay. A lovely place situated just 10 minutes drive from Darwin. We were a bit hesitant at first as there were not many reviews on Lily Pad however we could not have asked for a nicer place, very spacious with the room decked out with all you need, fresh fruit, herbs and eggs galore with friendly advice... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

You cannot want for anything in this delightful accommodation. The proprietors have thought of everything. The garden surroundings give it a very restful atmosphere and provide fresh produce for meals. It is close to the airport and we were delighted to accept the offers of pickup on arrival and return when leaving. Although it is a little way from the... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

This is a great place to stay if you have a car, and want an oasis and tranquility. I stayed here with my daughter and sister-in-law for a primary school athletics event. The hosts were wonderful, and a source of great local knowledge. The accommodation was comfortable, and everything was provided that we could possibly need: the breakfast provisions were... More 

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