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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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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Don't understand what's the fuss on people over rating this place. We stayed at the for 2 nights & was seriously considering moving to another place, the hygiene is a serious issue here where do I start????? We stayed in the Waterlily Chalet! Lady at reception have serious attitude problems! Issue 1 No extra pillows, sheets or doonas offered to... More 

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Peter D, Manager at Clarendon Forest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was indeed unfortunate that you tried to sneak 8 people into a house with a maximum occupancy of 6 people and was caught out. So when the website, brochure etc states that a house accepts a maximum of 6 people that is the maximum number of people that it will take. It doesn't mean... More 

Balgowlah
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We have had a top class stay in fantastic settings, stunning, idyllic, peaceful. Wendy and Peter were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Now completely relaxed heading back to Sydney for work tomorrow. We would come back in a heart beat.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We are currently staying at the beautiful Chapel and can only say that this place is perfect. It is very private, the Chapel is equipped with everything a couple would need to rest and relax. The scenery is stunning, the spa spacious and there is a lot of attention to detail throughout the house. Peter and Wendy make you feel... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Our trips to Clarendon have always been tremendous. Have always stayed at the Hideaway due to its seclusion and marvellous scenery. Wendy and Peter leave no stone unturned to ensure great service and pleasant conversation.Our dogs are usually greeted by "Minstral", the resident friendly K9 ,always happy to join us on walks. The accomodation is simply superb and makes for... More 

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Thornton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I've got to say I'm blown away with our accommodation here its all and more than I expected. I chose the "Hideaway" eventually as there were 10 to choose from. We have a private 2 bedroom 2 bathroom 41/2 star cottage with everything you could possibly need at hand. Just bring your clothes and food. The view is so relaxing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at The Summer House. The house had everything we could have possibly needed. We loved the wood fireplace, tennis court, jacuzzi and the views from the verandah were spectacular. The property managers were lovely to deal with and our son fell in love with the resident dogs. We are sure to return!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Surrounded completely by nature this well kept secret was relaxing and blissful. The lodging has a fire place and a in ground Jaquzzi, little wallabies greeted us for breakfast. Nice little getaway we will return.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 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 August 9, 2015 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 August 4, 2015

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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