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Batchelor Historic Retreat

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   19 Pinaroo Crescent, Batchelor, Northern Territory 0845, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 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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Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Family group with 3 teenagers in one room, Jackson was very accommodating with extra real bed (not fold out). We had place to our self, restaurant quality breakfast. We enjoyed reading the hand written letters from the mine mangers from the 50's. We would stay again and recommend to our friends great getaway from Darwin.

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Sydney
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Jackson the owner/chef met me as I hopped out of the carand offered to carry my bags up. I had the place to myself for the night and it was spacious with genuine period furniture, especially the bathroom fittings. When I was asked what time I wanted breakfast the next day I was a bit taken aback. But when I... More

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Canberra, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Such a gorgeous historic homestead, sensitively restored to its former glory, with a few modern additions, and tastefully furnished. We stayed two nights, and had the place to ourselves, which was rather lovely, being able to utilise the kitchen both evenings to create a simple evening meal, and dine enjoying a glass or two of wine, cooled by the breeze... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We travelled as a family group with a young baby. We took the family room option which gave us 2 big air-conditioned bedrooms and a shared bathroom just for us. Excellent value for money! The house has a wonderful 1950`s atmosphere with polished wooden floors and the original kitchen, bathrooms and even some furniture still in use: a living piece... More

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cheshire
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77 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Comfortable, very clean, gorgeous breakfast, reliable and complimentary wifi. Wonderful historic information, photos etc around. Highly recommended. There is even a fridge you can use and a kettle for making tea and coffee in the upstairs kitchen. Excellent place

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Sydney
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25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is a great B&B. We stayed for two nights. The house is the old Managers Home from the Rum Jungle mine and has many photos and articles along with letters to and from the Mine Manager so plenty of history. The house has two "ends" each with its own bathroom and the living and kitchen in between so you... More

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Singapore
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

When we arrive at the B&B, my hubby was about to blow at me for putting him up in such a run down place. I comfort him & say we will pay the penalty and drive back to Darwin if its really bad. Then we were asked to go upstairs, what a present surprise! Totally unexpected, very tastefully decorated with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We came from kakadu and were heading towards Litchfield : this was a great place to stay the night. Very friendly host, super cooked breakfast and lots of historical photos and letters telling the story of the Rum Jungle mine.

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Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Excellent value for money in comparison to everywhere else we stayed. We stayed in 5 other Darwin/Kakadu hotels and this was by far the best value for money, the nicest and the most relaxing. It cost $320 for two nights for two of us including cooked breakfast, i.e. $160 per nite, which makes it at least $100 less than some... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I discovered this B&B on Tripadvisor, booking the triple room on-line for myself & teenage daughters. It was ideally suited to our needs after a big day in Litchfield NP. The house itself was spacious and cool, with the balmy breeze through the louvred windows. The triple room featured an extremely comfortable king sized bed plus single, tv, hanging space... More

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Address: 19 Pinaroo Crescent, Batchelor, Northern Territory 0845, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Batchelor
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Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Batchelor
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Batchelor Historic Retreat 3.5*

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