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St Helens Country Cottages

72 Warenda Road | P O Box 1505, Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 13 Specialty lodging in Clare
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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    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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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a most enjoyable relaxing experience staying in the Guest Suite St Helens Clare, hosted by Carol and Russell. The gorgeous accomodation full of ambiance, the old world furniture, the welcome bottle of wine, the home made chocolates, the luxurious leather couch the wood fire, the bubbling spa, the delicious breakfast, the attention to little details and the welcoming... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over the weekend and arrived on a Friday afternoon. We were warmly welcomed and invited to join the hosts by the fire pit for "happy hour". After settling in we headed down to join them by the dam and vineyard and were given a glass of wine each and provided with some delicious snacks to share. Very welcoming... More

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Carol T, Owner at St Helens Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you, Chris. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We love it here in Clare. The valley is beautiful and we hope that everyone who stays at St Helens has a special time too. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely place with great accommodation and ample food provisions. Very helpful owners, they even sent our little boys jumper back to us by post when left behind. If you want a peaceful place to base yourself in the Clare Valley then definitely consider this. We will be back

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Canberra, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Just lovely. Had everything we needed. We could have very happily stayed longer. We stayed in the Pavillion which was wonderfully private for a romantic getaway. They supplied us with generous amounts of eggs and bacon for breakfast. Great location, a long-ish walk to the centre of Clare, but still quiet and peaceful. Walking distance to a couple of wineries,... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed 4 nights in Fettlers Cottage over the New Year. Situation in the gum trees was magnificant as was the bird life around the cottage. The Topperweins had travelled to Adelaide, and their stand-in manager greeted us warmly on arrival and immediately saw to a small door lock problem we encountered. We chose this accommodation because we could walk... More

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Carol T, Owner at St Helens Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you, Roger for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Fettlers Cottage and enjoyed the beautiful birds which abound here. We love people coming, relaxing and using the BBQ and other facilities. Artisans Table is a great restaurant. They are open Wednesday evening to Sunday and for lunch on weekends. Carol Topperwien More

Adelaide, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Wonderful stay. Had everything we could need. Waking up to the birdlife is just beautiful. Perfect location for long walks on the Reisling Trail or into Clare then come back light the fire and spend a wonderful evening relaxing. Just loved it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We only had a couple of nights here but could have happily stayed longer. Booking was easy by contacting the owners and all information was provided on how to access. We stayed in the Pavillion which overlooks the cricket pitch on the property. Not sure if it ever gets used but the range of activities around the property is a... More

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Carol T, Owner at St Helens Country Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoyed your stay. We welcome you back again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

We were a group of 5 friends celebrating 60th birthdays at st helens for 6 nights at Easter 2012. This beautiful place had everything you could wish for, and much more! We had a wonderful experience, and thoroughly enjoyed the exceptional hospitality of Carol and Russell, who made us feel so welcome, and catered to our every need. We would... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

New owners Carol and Russel were wonderful hosts. We stayed in the Pavillion Cottage - one of three cottages, and it was very well presented, clean and spacious. There is a verandah looking over peaceful large grounds, with a vineyard across the way and the Reisling trail (for walking and riding) just 100m away. Our dogs were welcomed, and they... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

We loved our stay at St Helens which is close to all wineries and restaurants in the Clare Valley. Picturesque units set amoung the native shrubs and gum trees. The bird life was exceptional. Being self contained so we moved around at our own pace. Our morning breakfast was lavish and more if we wished. A bottle of lovely wine... More

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Address: 72 Warenda Road | P O Box 1505, Clare, South Australia, Australia
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St Helens Country Cottages is a bed and breakfast set on the outskirts of Clare right on the Riesling Trail bicycling and walking track. Three beautifully appointed cottages and a guest suite are all located discreetly for maximum privacy. Perfect for honeymooners or couples wishing to relax and reenergize. The cottages are set in natural treed bushland and the birdlife is astounding.Large groups can be accommodated if all cottages are booked and the large gazebo is perfect for BBQ get togethers. Bocce and cricket are available and the gazebo is perfect for spectators.For those wishing to be pampered, 'The Guest Suite' is in the main house and Breakfast is cooked and served to you in the beautifel dining room. This is hosted accommodation but still totally private with its own entrance. ... more   less 
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