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Clonmara Cottages

106 Princes Hwy, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia (Formerly Clonmara Bed & Breakfast)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could have stayed longer! Says it all really: cottages are well appointed, our hosts were lovely and knowledgeable (although there is the Dick the bushranger thing!). I especially enjoyed having cereal and bread on hand for breakfast as we tend to be early risers and could help ourselves on our schedule. The town of Port Fairy is lovely and worth... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to review us. I must admit, I am a little confused about 'Dick the Bush Ranger" We very much hope that you may stay with us again and everyone here is thrilled that you found your stay so acceptable Again, thank you. More

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night on the way to Adelaide. Love Port Fairy! Accomodation is lovely- pretty gardens (complete with veggie patch and chook yard), fantastic spa bath and lots of nice touches such as toast for breakfast, good quality bath products, nice relaxing CDs to listen to. Good accomodation for couples. A little bit of road noise (but the location... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Meg, Thank you very much for your review. We very much hope that you will stay with us next time to visit our pretty little town and we are working on improvements to the temporary road noise. it logging trucks, but better windows and doors are on the way. Glad you enjoyed our breakfast and bathroom requisites. We like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic stay at Clonmara Cottages. Everything was just perfect, our hosts ensured we were made to feel welcome from the very start. The meals were well presented and tasted absolutely delicious. I would definitely recommend Clonmara Cottages as a place to stay.

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Sensational! Thank you so much. We try to make all our guests feel that they are important, as we would like to be treated and all the staff try hard to ensure that the total experience, is good. We very much hope that you will look us up when you next come to Port Fairy Kind Regards Doug and Ruth More

Fiano Romano, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a fantastic B&B!! Unfortunately we just spent one night when were driving from Adelaide to Melbourne. 5star value and luxury at a B&B price. In the cottage you will find everything: TV, stereo, huge and comfortable bed, bathroom with a 2 person jacuzzi and a walk-in shower. We had a fantastic breakfast in our private garden. The owners are... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your truly fantastic review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your short time with us, the way you did. Hopefully, you may come again one day. It is always a thrill to receive such a great review. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in one of the garden cottages on our trip along The Great Ocean Road. Our host couldn't have more gracious and welcoming. The cottage was warm and cosy with the fire going when we arrived and there was complimentary Port and chocolates for us to enjoy that evening. The gardens were beautiful with lavender hedges in... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a terrific review. We are all delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and really hope will come back again to visit Port Fairy and us. We are always trying to improve, so hopefully, next time you will see additional little things in place just to make the experience a bit better still. As... More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Awesome! Lovely studio apartment, with double spa. Friendly and helpful hosts. Decided to order a cooked breakfast, so yum! Reminded us of our time in the UK. Would definitely love to cone back again.

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you from all of us at Clonmara Cottages for your fantastic review. We're absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we do very much look forward to you coming back to see us again. Once more, thank you for taking the time to comment More

Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
56 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We stayed in a garden cottage at Clonmara Cottages for one night while doing the Great Ocean Road drive. The accommodation is a short drive from the main part of town and the water, with parking on site a short walk from the cottages. We particularly enjoyed being welcomed by the friendly cat and dog, and going to see the... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. The power black out was most unfortunate and as pointed out, well beyond our control. The limited complimentary w- fi is due to an appallingly miserable service from Telstra. Again, not our doing. They are the only carrier able to service us at all. We take serious heed regarding your bathroom... More

Singapore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
56 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I was much happier staying here than in some of the 5 star hotels that I visit on business trips. It felt like home. I will definitely be back on a relaxation trip. Clonmara is as what other Trip Advisor reviews have mostly written. It is quiet, comfortable and private. There was only 1 fault that I could find with... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review. I have written to you to follow up on your concerns regarding the kitchenware, as we have only just replaced all crockery and cutlery 4 weeks ago and would very much like to fix what we have missed. These are extremely valuable comments, as they may only be small but can irritate! We are... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

It's the little touches that make a difference, like breakfast fixings left in the refrigerator plus a carafe of Port for bedtime. Quiet, comfortable and private. If you're traveling the Great Ocean Road stay here instead of down the road in Warrnambool.

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind words. Every review we receive, helps us to ensure that we are continuing to offer what our guests expect. We all appreciate the time taken to let us know that did the right things by you. Again, thank you very much. More

Gold Coast
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We phoned the cottages before booking and spoke to Ruth who confirmed that the cottages were quiet and had all the facilities we were looking for. We had the Garden cottage (no 4) and the visitors book showed it had guests since around 2001. For that age the cottage was in good condition and its design still fairly modern with... More

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DougMaxwell, Owner at Clonmara Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us in such detail. Your comments are much appreciated by all of us. We are pleased that you found the accommodation met with your needs and that it was comfortable. We don't offer full cooking facilities, as we are bed and breakfast cottages, but do offer a BBQ and a dinner service,... More

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Address: 106 Princes Hwy, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia (Formerly Clonmara Bed & Breakfast)
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Port Fairy
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Number of rooms: 2
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