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Shelton-Lea B&B

159 Lurline Street, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for New Years and from the moment I arrived, I felt as though I was staying with old friends. Jenny and Paul are lovely hosts, not intrusive but helpful with any queries. The rooms were beautifully furnished and the bed comfortable. There was a little deck off the sitting room, where I was able to enjoy breakfast.... More 

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Inuvik,NT Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Shelton-Lea while visiting the Blue Mountains. We were also celebrating our wedding anniversary. The property and gardens are amazing. We were upgraded, and the suite we had, had a separate entrance. It was so cosy. The bed super comfy, the bathroom had a spa tub. The kitchen had everything you needed and was stocked with food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed in the middle of December for 3 nights and could not have had a better experience. Initially we had booked for two nights but had to extend our stay due to car troubles. Paul and Jenny were welcoming and straight away managed to book us in for an extra night, which saved us from having to move all... More 

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments and review. Paul and I were very happy that we could help and that you got to see more around the area than planned. We do hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and that the car troubles were solved. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

While most travellers would opt to stay in hotels or motels at the Blue Mountains, we stayed at Shelton-Lea B&B for one night, which was a wise decision. It is strategically located on a quiet street at 159 Lurline Street, Blue Mountains, which is about 20 minutes stroll from Katoomba train station and town. There is also a hop-on-hop-off bus... More 

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Justina for your wonderful comments and positive review about Shelton-Lea B&B. We both appreciate your support and do hope your family may visit and stay again in the future. More 

delhi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had the most incredible time here ... A lovely suite with a proper fireplace in the sitting room and a host of amazingly thoughtful touches.. ... Be it the port, the chocolates or the well stocked mini fridge :) We only stayed a night but wished we could have stayed longer as the location was marvelous ( could walk... More 

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, Paul and I are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and may be you can stay longer next time as there is so much to see and do. More 

Sacramento, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I had a 4 night stay near the end of an Australian adventure. Loved the Shelton Lea, the room and the hosts. Great advice on tours, great breakfast. The room was extremely clean and well organized. Although it was unusually hot while I was there, the room stayed cooler than the outside temp, and there was a fan for cooling... More 

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Mary for your great review, Paul and I really appreciate your positive comments and hope you may enjoy another stay with us in the future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My fiancé and I stayed here for a mid week overnight getaway. It was everything you want in a cosy bnb. Paul and Jenny your hosts were very happy and welcoming. When I rang Paul and enquiried about the room, he even added a cooked breakfast to our stay complimentary which was lovley as the whole getaway was my present... More 

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive and very encouraging review. Paul and I appreciate your support and hope you will come and stay with us again in the future. More 

Brisbane, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had a great two night stay, perfect location easy walking distance to echo point, hosts couldn't have been more helpful. Unusual facilities for a b&b, bedroom, lounge, bathroom. Clean & comfortable, real nice brekki. Would stay again. Many thanks

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you for your lovely review. Paul and I are very happy that you both enjoyed your stay with us. We are a little different to the normal B&B, our suites are larger and we do not have communal areas as such. We are happy that you found us, we do hope you can come and stay again... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed in this delightful, spotless accommodation, in the front room, on the Spring Flowers weekend. As we were in a room which accommodated 3, we did not have a proper kitchenette, but there was a fridge, microwave and plenty of cutlery and crockery, only no where to wash up. Jenny and Paul were so helpful, advising us on restaurants... More 

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Jennifer Paul M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Hi Jack and Brenda, Thank you for your very positive and kind review. Paul and I are very happy that you enjoyed our hospitality and our humble B&B. B&B,s do not normally have kitchens in the suites, but our other 3 suites do happen to have kitchenettes. It is only the Bakana suite ( has everything bar the kitchen sink... More 

Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We recently stated at this B&B and although the place is lovely we had such a terrible experience. We stayed in the front room and weren't able to get any sleep. We had arrived in Sydney that morning after a mid-night flight from Perth and should have been able to sleep anywhere but the front porch light was kept on... More 

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Jennifer M, Owner at Shelton-Lea B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Josephine for your review. We are sorry that your sleep was not as good as you would have liked. We would love to be able to offer you a better stay with us in the future. The porch light and sign (that make up our front business lights) allows people to see where we are and so that... More 

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Address: 159 Lurline Street, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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