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Maddefords Cottages

224 North Bank Road, Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Maddefords Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in Cottage 1 as part of Brisbane-Sydney road trip. Our Wonderfully friendly host, Marg, made our short stay very comfortable. Trip coincided with Bellingen community market held every 3rd Saturday of the month. Recommend the Scones at the Old Butter Factory cafe, Dinner at Oak Street Food & Wine restaurant, Kayak on the river.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed for my brothers wedding so rented the newest cabin, which was luxurious, and also the dairy, which was quaint, clean, rustic and very affordable. Marg and John were great hosts and very friendly. If you wake up early morning you can get out on the kayaks and see many fishes in the river. Peaceful serenity, we could hear... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This property is now called "Bellingen Riverside Cottages." We recently stay here with a groups of friends and hired the dairy building and cottage 3. Cottage 3 was awesome but the dairy building was disgusting. It was dirty, smelly and cobweb infested. The towels and bathmats were old and frayed. The interior is poorly finished with visible areas of rotten... More 

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37 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

These cottages are now called Bellingen Riverside Cottages, which reflects the location perfectly. We stayed here for just 2 nights but were blown away by the peaceful nature of the place and the superb hospitality shown by the owners.Situated about 2 miles out of Bellingen on a beautiful stretch of river, there are 2 kayaks and a canoe available at... More 

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Terranora Point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

What an amazing place to get away from hectic life. We were greeted by the lovely Marg who gave us all the information we needed plus more. The cottage was beautifully appointed with a yummy breaky basket on arrival with fresh farm eggs fruit, local bread etc. We had the priviledge of brining our hound , Harry who juts has... More 

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Grafton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Recently stayed at Maddefords Cottages at Bellingen with my sons. We only had one night but it was so magical. Such a beautiful setting, gorgeous cabins that have all the special touches of a home away from home. Right on the Bellingen river with free canoes, we had such a relaxing time. This was my second visit and hopefully can... More 

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Central Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We spent 4 nights at Maddefords and it was hard to leave. Such a tranquil setting where you can really relax and escape. The cabins were very cute and comfortable with an amazing verandah and views over the river. The staff were so friendly and welcoming going that extra little mile by giving us some home grown lemons from their... More 

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sydney, australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We recently had a wonderful weekend staying at Maddefords Cottages. Our cottage was very comfortable without being luxurious, reasonably priced and had a lovely view of the river and the cows grazing peacefully on the other side and we loved to sit on the balcony watching the mist rise in the early morning and the gorgeous sunsets in the evening... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

My boyfriend and I were recently travelling up the east coast on a road trip and checked in for 2 nights at Marg's stunning Maddefords Cottages. I instantly felt relaxed. The cottages overlook the river which we made quick use of with Marg providing canoes for us to play around in. You can canoe all the way into town, but... More 

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North Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2008

We have just returned from five wonderful relaxing nights at Maddefords Cottages on the Bellinger River just outside Bellingen. This is simply a magic spot with great views and lots of privacy. We swam and canoed each day in the clean river – the cottages are right on the river. Our beagle Max was given a great welcome by the... More 

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