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Clarendon Forest Retreat

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150 Coates Road Possum Brush NSW, Taree, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for two nights but we wish we had stopped longer. Despite a power cut an limited water it was brilliant. Luxury lodge with amazing views, outdoor hot tub and seating area on the veranda. Very comfy beds and well equipped bathroom and kitchen. Wildlife close up with plenty of birds, the owners have some very friendly dogs and... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in "The Sanctuary" on both of our visits. I proposed to my now wife here on our first stay. Quiet, romantic, clean and relaxing with the large in ground spa and wood fire. A great retreat for a quiet weekend away.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Struggled a bit with this place, so much to like and the place is beautiful (we stayed in The Chapel which is magic), but a few little things detracted a bit. We got in mid afternoon on the Friday for a weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and at Reception the guy told us he was looking after the place... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 days at Clarendon last week which we purchased through a Groupon Deal. We bought 2 vouchers and we used one and our friends used the other. We were given the Blue Wren and Water Lily Chalets which were close to each other. We had a fabulous time. Total relaxation which is what we needed after coming from... More 

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Ballyduff, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My husband and I found this little gem on Groupon and thank god we did, otherwise we may never have come across it. This is by no means a negative review and in fact we are already considring our return trip, but there were a few niggly bits that can be easily rectified, so let's get them out of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A truly excellent experience to stay in this lovely s/c building for two nights. it is beautifully appointed and built on a tri-level plan. You step into the kitchen/lounge/dining room then walk up a few stairs to a gorgeously set up bedroom or down a few stairs to the spa/bathroom. The view on the verandah across to the ranges is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I get so busy being parents that when we do get to go away, we prefer to be alone, in a cottage away from everyone else where we can just enjoy each others company. Never have we been somewhere that provides that magic as well as The Chapel does. The staff are so kind, The Chapel is... More 

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Springwood, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stayed in the summer house which was such an amazing experience, we had our own private tennis court, volleyball court and fire pit! The reception woman was so relaxed and friendly, we felt right at home. The view from where we stayed was incredible, and it was so quiet and serene. All that we could hear was the chirping... More 

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Leura, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Quality accommodation in beautiful setting with great horse riding. The horses are well cared for and our guide was very professional, friendly and informative. Close to trails for mountain biking and forest walks and a short drive to beaches. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Rolling hills, birds singing, the sun shining through the trees and the look on my partners surprised face when I tell him we're staying at the chapel for two nights! We will be staying here much more and we will stay longer next time. It was dreadful to leave and head back into the rush of Sydney after such a... More 

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