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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012
Mark V Umina Beach, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tempe, Arizona
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

The photos on the web site do not reflect the actual conditions. The pictures must have been taken a long time ago. The facility was shabby and in need of cleanup and some redecorating. We have traveled a lot in Europe and the US and this was one of the worst places that we stayed. The room was so small... More 

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KurraraHouse, Owner at Kurrara Historic Guest House, responded to this review

We are disappointed to hear that your stay at Kurrara Guesthouse did not meet your expectations. Kurrara was sold recently and we, the new owners, have made positive changes in response to comments from our guests. Kurrara now serves a continental breakfast to include a variety of cereals, freshly baked breads, jams, yogurt, fresh fruit, juices and herbal teas. We... More 

Umina Beach, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Wonderful place to stay for couples. Bit noisy when adjoining rooms are using their spa, but no other complaints, Young man managing the place was very helpful about local attractions and always had time for a chat. Would definately stay again and reccomend to family and friends.

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Kurrajong, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Staying at Kurrara Guest House is just the most relaxing experience. It is very clean and comfortable with wonderful furniture and fittings from a bygone era. We felt very welcome in this truly lovely place which was very quiet and was everything we had hoped for. We enjoyed it so much we booked in for another night. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

We were so relaxed - were reading beside the fire in the excellent sitting room and couldn't stay awake. Climbed the stairs to the themed bedroom and fell into a super deep sleep. Breakfast the next morning was spot on. You must stay here next time you're in Katoomba.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Never have i felt more welcomed in the mountains, this place is full of character and olde world charm. Elizabeth is a perfect hostess and gracefully attended to all of our needs. It was supposed to be a no internet getaway, but we cheated once or twice as the house has great wi-fi. Our room (number 1!!) was the Old... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

My partner and I recently pre-booked this guest house. Upon arriving we found the staff member to be friendly but not very professional. He asked some inappropriate questions which made us slightly uncomfortable. I was recommended the Old Rose Spa Suite which was the best room of the house, however unfortunately this opened directly onto the common lounge which we... More 

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BlueMountainsToni, Manager at Kurrara Historic Guest House, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Kurrara. Since November, the House has been under new management, and many changes have taken place, including replacing the cleaning staff and repairing the parts that needed to be repaired (the new management takes these issues VERY seriously, trust us). Similarly, the websites are currently undergoing an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011 via mobile

I recently stayed with my partner, and we both thought it was lovely! It's cosy warm quiet and the service was great! the host is very friendly and helpful! Kuarra is an old house and I had seen the complaints about it being dusty dirty which this is not 100% correct ! The place is very tidy a little clutterd... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

we recently stayed in this so call B&B accommodation we paid all the premium prices for a 4 night relaxing break we stayed in the honey suckle room with spa and fire place when we were greeted by the manager on check in he treated us like a mate not a guest he spoken language was too relaxed with a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

I lived in the bluebell room which was so cozy, and the ensuite was big enough for me. Although I spent a short time in the guesthouse, I could feel the decoration was exquisite. The host / staff, Emanuele, was sooooooooooo helpful!! He helped me to carry my heavy luggage up and down the stair, helped me to set up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

Please do not waste your money going here! The photos are very deceiving - booked the wild flowers deluxe spa room expecting it to be all white and beautiful decor... red linen and multi coloured duvet covers, not attractive to look at for what you expect. Also took hours to get to sleep because the walls were so thin, could... More 

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Address: 17 Coomonderry Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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