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Kingston Street, Burra, South Australia, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Yarra Junction, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paxton Cottages – avoid We and two other couples stayed at the cottages at the end of July 2014. We cannot recommend The Cottages to anyone now and are most embarrassed that we arranged to meet friends there, two couples booked two nights, the other, fortunately, just one. The cottages are indeed basic, as expected, but we were not prepared... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am kind giving it 3 stars, as i wouldnt stay at this level of accomodation by choice. Basic is what it is. Outdated is as well, so a one nighter to break up the road trip is all I advise. Just a heads up...there is no food service at this accommodation.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

On the up side - friendly staff, comfortable bed with electric blanket, but that does not make up for the cold. Wood is privided once, then $20 a box thereafter and there is a small two bar electric heater. The open fire does not draft properly and we also ended up with a cottage filled with smoke and had to... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Four family members stayed here for 2 nights recently. Tricky during winter, because they're FREEZING! However, there are bar heaters in the bedrooms (plus electric blankets) and an open fire, which we used enthusiastically. The first lot of firewood is free and $20 a lot thereafter. The cottages are clean, comfortable and conveniently located for the river, the shops/cafes and... More

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Adelaide, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Burra is a great historical town with heaps of things to see and do for a couple of days. However the cottages are sooo cold that we left early. The open fire creates a great atmosphere but all the heat goes straight up the chimney. Just as well there was an electric blanket on the bed!!! The cottages are very... More

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Adelaide, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Lovely cottage until we lit the fire. Both rooms full of acrid smoke, eyes stinging couldn't breathe and fire alarm in bedroom going off continually. Lounge detector where fire was, obviously not working. Had to open windows and doors in middle of night onto Main Street and it was freezing . This happened 2 nights and nausea and breathing problems... More

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Athens, Greece
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our family stayed in theses cottages. They are very big cottages and clean. Quite cold and no TV but once we got the fire going it was magic. Kids loved the fire. They had everything we needed and are walking distance to the town and also have a park and creek just next door.

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Adelaide, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

4 nights at the cottages was an experience. As a child I had lived in outback conditions and I thought the cottages were great. Clean and tidy and had basic items needed for a staying including a tub of wood for the open fire place. Very quiet with no TV and limited radio. Internet was slow so didn't use that... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed at the Paxton Cottages for 2 nights with friends. Although the cottages are basic, they are spacious and clean. They are across the road from a lovely park and only a few minutes walk to the local shops and hotels. They are priced very well and I would stay there again.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I absolutely love these cottages. They are extremely comfortable and provide all the utensils which is great if you want to do some indoor cooking. The cottages are located on the tourist drive route and very close to shops. The running water and ducks straight outside your door is extremely cute and gives a very rural feeling. Nothing like going... More

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Address: Kingston Street, Burra, South Australia, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Burra

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