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Kurrara Historic Guest House

17 Coomonderry Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 20 Katoomba B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and with my husband being into antiques, this place was right up his alley. Old world charm, tastefully decorated and the complimentary port in one of the lounge rooms was very enjoyable :) We stayed in The Lily Room which was very comfortable. Would recommend if you are after... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was travelling alone and needed somewhere cosy. Kurrara was the place! I stayed in the Lavender room and loved it! Prior to my stay, I emailed them to ask many questions about the guest house, tours around Blue Mountains etc, and they always take the time to give me really long and informative reply! Could tell they were not... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at Kurrara back in March for two nights while in Katoomba to compete in a running event. We were impressed by the genuinely welcoming owners who made us feel at home during our entire stay and loved our light-filled room; the Lily Premium en suite and were impressed by the level of effort the owners had gone to in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Kurrara Guest House. The staff were very welcoming, the house was always warm and so nice to come back to after a chilly day out walking around the mountains. The attention to detail in the decoration was outstanding and the tea, coffee and port and chocolates were very generous. The beds were very comfortable,... More

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Greta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay with Evelyn and Iain was nothing short of spectacular. The staff were more than accommodating to our late check-in, even offered us some complimentary port in the lounge room, which we finished. We had a most comfortable sleep in a rustic, but hygienic room. We began our day with delicious gluten-free cereal and finished it with the refilled... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After looking at a number of expensive hotels to stay during school holidays, I found Kurrara to be reasonably priced and offer good value for money. The staff were very friendly, we really enjoyed the breakfasts on offer. The house feels like a home away from home, the couple are working on a few things to fix up eg paint... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time at this gorgeous guest house - made all the more memorable by the special touches that showed our hosts really did care. Whether it was complimentary tea and port in the rooms, or an amazing selection of DVDs, teas, cakes, cookies and chocolates on offer in the common room, this house had the atmosphere to make... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we had the best couple of nights at this absolutely beautiful guest house nothing was too much trouble for our host ian. we stayed in a beautiful suite which was so well equipped, we loved the welcoming bottle of port and lots of other thoughtful little touches, beautifully decorated and ever so comfy, the breakfast was fab catering for lots... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We just loved the ambience of Kurrara, as well as the hospitality, breakfast (melt in the mouth croissants to die for in particular), the biscuits and cakes awaiting us on our return from a busy day touring and the evening Port we enjoyed with our friends in the lounges. The guest house is in walking distance from some amazing restaurants... More

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Richmond, NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed overnight mid-week 11/12 June. We enjoyed a warm, inviting comfortable stay. Our room was cosy and our only concern was a lack of hanging and drawer space. But this was not a huge issue for a one-night stay. The recommended ' PINS on Lurline ' restaurant was a real treat. Best of all was the in-house breakfast, including freshly... More

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Address: 17 Coomonderry Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Kurrara Guest House was built in 1902 as one of the first guest houses in Katoomba. It was recently purchased by new owners on 2nd May 2012, and has undergone a transformation. Our beautiful Mountains Guest House is central heated, and offers 3 spa en suites, with 4-poster beds and period furnishings. 5 upstairs shower en suites are individually decorated and have been recently refurbished. Our guests enjoy relaxing in our communal lounges around Victorian gas log fires and a large screen TV/DVD & library. Enjoy tea & coffee on arrival, and complimentary Port. We offer a full continental breakfast of homemade muesli, cereals, freshly baked bread, fruit, yogurt, and fresh juice. Free wifi is available in all rooms. Kurrara has its own private carpark and off street parking. Situated on a quiet and peaceful corner, surrounded by rhododendrons and mature trees. We are within walking distance to Katoomba town centre and wonderful restaurants, Echo Point and The Three Sisters and the many bushwalks in the surrounding area.We welcome you to stay with us and become part of an 110 year tradition of visitors to Kurrara. You won't want to leave! ... more   less 
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