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2 Farmgate Dr, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia (Formerly B & B's Retreat)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast Australia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Do yourself a favour and stay elsewhere!!! RUDE, ARROGANT, OBNOXIOUS, TOXIC. We travelled from the Gold Coast to Bathurst to attend the GT Falcon Nationals over the last weekend in April. We were assured of off street parking for our 1971 GTHO Falcon, Bettys husband (poor bloke) said there was parking for four cars round the side out of view... More 

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Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I would suggest retreat is very appropriate.... as far away from this establishment as possible. Rude, arrogant treatment was unbelievable by Betty the owner. Apalling email response recieved when trying to cancel a booking over 1 month ahead as a result of a mistake (yes my mistake). Should have read Trip Advisor reviews BEFORE making booking.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Months and months ago but I had to say something...... I read the other reviews and I know it wasnt just me... Don't..... just DON'T. Yes it is clean. The bed was comfortable and if the owner did not live there it wouldnt be all that bad. But she does. RUN

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Having stayed at this appaling place i felt complelled to write a review to recommend to everyone do not stay at this B&B if you could call it that . From the moment we arrived it just went from bad to worse , starting with being barked at to close the sliding door before you even stepped in the house... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

We stayed one night at this establishment and found the accomadation clean and comfortable. The position was good in a quiet residential street and the other guests were thoughtfull and courtious. The breakfast was well cooked and plentiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Betty should be known as 'Margie' The iron lady she is. Nothing is too much trouble as long as you don't do anything that might put her out. For goodness sake don't get up early for Breakfast. It's 7.30 am you know. NOT 7.15am. Stay in your room till it is ready or your in trouble. Poor Phil (hubby) no... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

I stayed with my partner and daughter when I needed to be in Bathurst for residential school at the university while I was studying. This was over a year ago but I wanted to provide a review as I really feel our experience warrants mentioning for future potential guests. We had a horribly uncomfortable stay as we felt continually watched... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2011

Instead of arranging everything properly, host preaches on how to use bathroom, sink, parking etc as soon as you arrive. Layout of house makes privacy absolutely impossible, also no noise isolation in rooms. Asked for non-smoking, but had my bedroom filled with smoke right before going to bed. Had to share bathroom with other guests, though was initially assured that... More 

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