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Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point

200 Wattle Point Rd | Wattle Point, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peaceful, secluded n delightful! Loooved our one bedroom unit, Huon, very clean and comfortable even cozy with the gas log fire. The view from the unit is tranquil, the bush setting the view of the lake the kangaroos n all the native birds. A piece of paradise, we will definitely be going back.

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Hi Kerrie We are so happy to have shared our little slice of heaven with you. It is a great place for a little peace and tranquillity. One of our guests sat on the foreshore and read a book for 2 hours on Friday without hearing a thing!!!! She hasn't read a book for ages, next time she is coming... More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went for 2 nights at the steamer lodge .. it was a perfect getaway nice wood fire fully equipped kitchen spa in the en suite with a private veiw of the water. In the morning and late afternoon the friendly wild life pop in to say hello. We patted wallabies and fed native birds. There are... More 

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Hi Pam It sounds like you certainly made the most of our facilities during your stay. Spotting a dolphin is amongst the highlights of any stay. We get just as excited when we see the dolphins as our guests do. We do look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed here over the June long weekend. Drove down from Sydney to Propose to my beautiful now Fiancé. the Management was outstanding in organizing everything for us. the room was warm and cozy and the location was perfect. we fed Kangaroos and birds. Debbie organized a picnic for us with champagne and local savories. I picked the perfect location... More 

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Pravneel it was our pleasure in assisting you with your plans. It is just as exciting for us to see people have such a great time at our retreat. The outdoor mineral spa is very popular, even in the cooler months and a great way to end the day. I have to admit we did organise the most perfect weather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Will definitely be coming back here!! What a beautiful spot!! Picturesque views & getting In touch with the local wildlife was amazing!! Canoeing, tennis then relaxing in the spa. Didn't want to leave!! Definitely speaking the word of this lovely location!!

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Hi Sally. You certainly did fit in a lot on one weekend. I did notice that you certainly had time to relax and enjoy the great waterview from the deck of your lodge. We look forward to seeing you again to fit in the rest of the activities that we have to offer. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Thanks Sharon, mark and deb for a fantastic stay. great time was had by one and all. The bike borrow meant the kids stayed outside all day tearing around, Visiting various pods of kangaroos, the roo food was a nice touch. We followed it all by cricket game and a swim.

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waterfront4, Manager at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, responded to this review

Hi Carla We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The bikes are a very popular feature at Waterfront Retreat as we have some great bush tracks to ride around on. The kangaroos are very friendly and enjoy your contact as well. Look forward to your visit again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Our family have been coming here for the last 7 years and will continue to do so. Staff are friendly, relaxed and always helpful. Our 10 year old LOVES the pool! We cycle, fish, walk, play tennis, canoe and always look forward to a spa at the end of the day. We have stayed here both by ourselves and with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

For our anniversary, we chose the Waterfront Retreat, and what an experience. The tranquility of the area, lovely walks, feeding the kangaroos and rosellas, great accommodation and friendly staff. It was awesome to be able to book a time to have the spa all to ourselves. And only a short drive from the towns for shopping or dining. We are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

our family loved 3 nights - our boys loved hand feeding the kangaroos each day, playing tennis, swimming, going canoeing, kayaking, fishing up the road. the managers were lovely and very helpful. The spa wasn't working when we arrived but they did their best to fix it. When i wanted to go kayaking at 8am on sunday, they were happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A fantastic place to relax. We stayed in the Apollo lodge which was well appointed and very clean. Debbie and the other caretakers were very friendly and only to happy to help. The pool and spa were great to swim in. The ability to interact with the local wildlife was a bonus. Will definitely be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Such a great holiday destination. For couples and families. Debbie and mark are really friendly and the service is great. Between kayaking, bike riding or just sitting by your lodge feeding the local wildlife, it's the perfect place to get away from your busy life and relax. Already booked to come back next year!

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