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Goldsmith's in the Forest

191 Harrison's Track, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Located 6Km off the Prince’s Highway down unsurfaced roads, Goldsmiths in the Forrest was an island of peace and tranquillity during our drive from Sydney to Melbourne. The guest accommodation is in a purpose built block separate from Les and Darilyn’s home. There are four double bedrooms set in pairs either side of a large lounge/kitchen/diner that overlooks the forest.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We spent two gorgeous nights at Goldsmith's in the Forest. If you are after a few days to unwind and relax then this is the place. Beautiful wildlife at every corner, serene surrounds, magnificent breakfast and a jacuzzi. What more could you ask for! Only a 10 minute drive into Lakes Entrance town centre. Darilyn was an amazing hostess, full... More

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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Second time we have visited this beautiful place this year, and the overall impression was reinforced even further: one of the most peaceful settings one could imagine. One can sit outside in the veranda and read a book while surrounded by king parrots, rosellas and lorikeets; or be treated to the stunning vocal virtuosos of the resident superb lyrebird; enjoy... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

i just called to ask about their room, customer service answer and ask how many people is it for i said im not sure, about 3-5 people and i said i just need a room with 2 queen size bed, then she chuckled a bit and said 'no no no no no no, ok goodbye' the worst phone conversation with... More

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Goldsmithsforest, Owner at Goldsmith's in the Forest, responded to this review

We are a romantic/ rainforest B & B not a motel or backpackers, we do not have rooms with 2 queen beds, The answer to that request has to be no, he is asking for something we do not physically have. While the caller was unsure of how many people would be in his party it was not possible to... More

Oxfordshire
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

So, we wanted something to counter the two city trip we were doing, and we could not have found better. You know you must have something pretty unusual when you have to drive for 15 minutes off the highway to get there.....once we arrived we found a wonder haven of tranquility. Lovely log fire burning and lovely greeting from Les... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

we had three nights at Goldsmith's in the Forest, it was great, the rooms wer nice and clean and the hosts really know the area. There were wombats in the garden and Les has set up a wombat cam so you can see them. This is a really great B&B and the food is good and I have put on... More

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UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

My wife and I stayed with them for two nights en route to our daughter’s wedding, (and if you are reading this Les and Darylin, everything worked out well). B&B web sites can be misleading, all too often you choose something that looks good and find when you get there that reality does not live up to the promise. That... More

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Staying with Les and Darylin was an excellent decision as they nurture the old spirit of the B&B culture: To receive you with the same enthusiasm and warmth as if we were old friends. Les was a great guide teaching us to smell the different odors of the plants, to hear the birds and to see rare animals. In spite... More

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Sydney
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Spectacular location in the peace and solitude of the forest. Birds all around, and the opportunity to explore. Friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming hosts. Superb home made breakfast. Heartily recommended for a complete getaway, conveniently close to Lakes Entrance.

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Darmstadt, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This accommodation is beautifully located in the middle of the forest, just a few km away from Lakes Entrance. It is the ideal place to get away from a busy tourist place and enjoy fascinating birds in their natural habitat, while still very close to spectacular beaches. Getting up early in the morning and watching the forest come to life... More

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Additional Information about Goldsmith's in the Forest

Address: 191 Harrison's Track, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Lakes Entrance
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Lakes Entrance
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Forest retreat with abundant birdlife to see from the deck on guided bush flavour and sound walks in the 3 different forest types, or whilst relaxing in the forest spa. Fine food, local produce and Aussi bush flavours. The accommodation is set on 60 acres of covenant protected rainforest. For couples, ensuite rooms, sauna, clawfooted bath and Spa. Wood fire for winter pleasure and comfort. ... more   less 

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