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Clarendon Forest Retreat

150 Coates Road, Failford, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were in need of some time out together away from the kids. We spent two nights at CFR. It was very private, with everything you could want set in a beautiful bush setting. I would highly recommend this place to couples, families or large groups. We will definitely be back.

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Wyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at The Hideaway for three nights. The fire and jacuzzi were perfect for relaxing in the cool winter weather. Peter was friendly and helpful, printing off maps of the trails for us to go bush walking. The cabin was immaculate and well stocked, not to mention gorgeous. The Hideaway has beautiful views of the lagoon and is quite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired three houses at Clarendon (Tara, Summer House and Talawahl) and I had the pleasure of visiting each of these during out stay. Each one had its own unique charm and I fell in love with them all. This venue was perfect for our function and I've never in all my life dealt with such amazingly friendly staff. The... More

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Wangi Wangi, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an amazing weekend in The Hideaway. The peaceful seclusion was absolute bliss. The grounds are stunning and the house was flawles, with every convenience you could think of and then some. Really friendly hosts that are Happy yp give you all the help or privacy you desire. Can't wait to return!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you enter the Blue Wren, you are simply "Gob Smacked". You have everything that you could possible need. Upstairs loft with your own private balcony, study and primary Queen size bedroom. Downstairs is amazing, as you have a lovely log fire, TV and extremely comfortable lounges just to relax. The Kitchen is modern and includes all kitchen utensils that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for 2 nights. The view was fantastic, the house and facilities were amazing and the environment is so peaceful and quiet. We will definitely go there again and highly recommend to visit it again with friends.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wendy and Peter were fantastic in helping create a beautiful, comfortable and warm home. We were surprised how quickly the time flew on our 3 day stay. The kitchen was fantastic and included all the utensils required to cook a feast. The spa was excellent in size and location overlooking the mountains. We were most happy with the fireplace -... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This Queen's Birthday long weekend our hobby games club, Ministry of Game, held their annual Weekend Away at Clarendon Forest Retreat. The whole point of our weekend is to have fun, play games together, and relax. Booking out six of their beautiful cottages and utilising their conference facilities, we made the most of the incredibly relaxing environment. Management were incredibly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My husband and myself where lucky enough to sneak away from the kids to spend a night in the Chapel ! The view was spectacular , we relaxed in the peace and quiet , this is such a tranquil place. We upgraded to the romance package which included a fruit and cheese platter waiting for us with a bottle of... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed in the chapel cottage for 2 nights & loved it. Wendy & Peter are extremely friendly & helpful. The view from the cottage is lovely, very beautiful place to stay with many facilities including spa (in chapel), pool, tennis courts & mini DVD, book & game library for guest use. Good self contained kitchen, no need to bring... More

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Address: 150 Coates Road, Failford, New South Wales 2430, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Failford
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The perfect setting for that perfect excuse....honeymoon, anniversary, elopement, proposal, romantic getaway, family holiday, conferences or birthday celebration.Clarendon is a 1000 acre luxury retreat nestled in the Kiwarrak State Forest and National Park on the Mid North Coast.South of Taree and north west of Forster, Clarendon is just over 3 hours drive north from Sydney.This private Award Winning self contained luxury retreat is ideal for holidays, short breaks & weekends away.Close to Forster and Nabiac this unique place is perfect for couples wanting to getaway from the city, mates wanting to spend the weekend mountain biking or fishing or a family keen to see their kids get a taste of nature. ... more   less 
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