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Greenock's Old Telegraph Station

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11 Murray Street, Greenock, South Australia 5360, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We have stayed at this lovely little property twice this year. The first time it was warmer so we enjoyed the outside BBQ and lovely enclosed gardens. The second was in cooler weather so we utilised the wood fire in the lounge and large spa bath. Both times we felt at ease and pampered as soon as we arrived. There... More 

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was a last minute booking and I was intrigued to stay in a place with some history. We were delighted with what we found when we opened the door - a gorgeous cottage with everything that we needed. We slept in the Queen bedroom and had no noise issues and it was a very comfortable sleep. The step-by-step instructions... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the facilities that the cottage offers and also those in the town. More 

Canberra
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were fortunate enough to have the Old Telegraph Station over the Easter break. Easy to find and only an hour away from Adelaide, we were absolutly blown away by the place! The huge amount of breakfast goodies offered including food from lots of local growers/suppliers, even a pack of Hot Cross Buns! There's everything you could want in the... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

Wow. Thank you very much for your wonderful review. The original settlers that built the cottage in the 1860s were obviously not tall as witnessed by a couple of lower doorways. Its not an issue for me as I'm only five feet two! I'm glad you enjoyed your experience of Murray Street Vineyards and the local pub. Being central to... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Amazing last night stay to our holiday in South Australia. Character, clean and well provided for. Hostess answers any queries promptly and you can feel history seeping throught the walls. Breakfast is provided for which is great and the welcome pack of wine and port make you feel right at home as does the stunning back garden. A great place... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage. We try to uphold the integrity of it's history while still providing the comforts of modern life. We agree it is a great base for a Barossa holiday. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

4 and a half stars is what I would actually give. Everything you need for a visit to the Barossa, and an excellent example of the traditional style of Barossa Valley B and B (very little alternative if you are planning an overnight or longer stay in the region as very few actual hotels). They have thought of everything and... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to comment. The bedroom at the front of the cottage has a double layer of glass (a second window inside the first), which keeps any street noise in that room to a minimum. But guests are welcome to sleep in either room to suit their needs. As you noted, the traffic (and you must have... More 

sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed here in September/ October for 10 nights and enjoyed every moment. The house is very well provisioned and everything you could want for a relaxing holiday is provided. It is very well positioned allowing us to visit the Adelaide Hills, the Clare Valley and of course the Barossa itself. Self catering is easy and the BBQ was well... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

I'm glad you found the cottage a great base for your holiday. It is possible to base yourself in the Barossa Valley and visit the other nearby wine areas which are only an hour away by car - Clare Valley to the north and the Adelaide Hills to the south east. Thanks for your recommendation. More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed here in July for four nights. At first when we booked we thought we have to share this place with at least another couple / family. But then we've realised we got the whole place for ourselfes! I don't know where to begin to tell you how great this place is. This is probably the best place we've... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very positive review. You've described the cottage very extensively. The bathroom has heat lamps in the ceiling light fitting, but the size of the room means it can be hard to get it warm. Barossa mornings can get quite chilly in winter. But, as you said, the rest of the cottage has heating and... More 

Cardigan Village
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were three friends travelling through the Barossa valley in june 2014 and stayed in this well presented, lovely bed and breakfast. It is right in the middle of Greenock and close to wineries and other dat trips in the area.... Hahndorf etc . The house is beautifully furnished with a large bathroom and laundry facilities . The breakfast supplies... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

We are always glad to have guests who appreciate the local produce supplied for breakfast. It is important to us to support the local food producers and to showcase their products. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Adelaide Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My wife and I have talked about getting away for a romantic weekend for some time and finally did it it! I looked at a number of locations and settled on the Old Telegraph Station. We are absolutely delighted we did! Only twenty minutes drive from where we live so it wasn't too far away. This was a surprise weekend... More 

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SueStephen1, Owner at Greenock's Old Telegraph Station, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We try very hard to provide our guests with the experience they are seeking. I'm pleased it inspired you to cook breakfast for your wife for the first time. Come back again if you need further inspiration! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We only stayed here 1 night, but it would have been fabulous if we could have stayed a few more days. We loved that it was located in Greenock - a great location close to a pub, beautiful scenery and some of the best wineries around - away from the busier communities of Kapunda and Nooriutpa. The B&B is well... More 

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