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Merlot & Verdelho Townhouses

14 Arthur St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
Merlot & Verdelho Townhouses
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Yass, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived to find that the code that we were given to the front door wasn't working. It then took about 30 minutes to contact the owner.... and another 30 minutes to actually get into the apartment. Luckily there was a great second hand shop in town to keep us busy. When we settled into the unit we realised that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ouMy husband and I , along with our dear friends booked this accomodation for 3 nights about 1 mth ago. Upon arrival we were all impressed until we looked at our bedrooms. One was spacious with tv, and extremely generous ensuite.Although if you were shy about using the toilet I would not recommend this place.The other bedroom was tiny almost... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed at Merlot this weekend as somewhere different. We have stayed at most other places that are available in Penola/Coonawarra. This place is marketed as up market accommodation for 2-6 adults, one of a pair with the mirror image Verdelho townhouse. There is a mezzanine bedroom with bathroom facilities, not bad, king size bed, twin showers, BUT, the whole... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights. We had no problems. The unit is heavily tiled and feels cold and sterile. Weird bathrooms but very clean. A rug in the lounge would help make it feel cosy. The pub across the road was noisy (music) but it stopped at 11ish on a Friday night. The quality coffee, wine and chocolates were a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Beautiful building well appointed with amazing bathrooms and a comfortable bed. The TV was difficult to operate and was old technology - not what was expected in luxury accomodation. Having stayed in other luxury units, this place could definitely improve attention to detail and provide more value for money. No wine and chocolates for us either!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed 2 nights in Merlot, of Merlot and Verdelho Townhouses in Penola. You have to call before you arrive to get the combination to open both the gate for parking, and the townhouse itself. (The parking gate closes automatically after a certain amount of time). We did not see the owner(s) of this townhouse the whole time we were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

on arrival called owner no response called other listed on gate number given the code to enter property occupied then ask us to enter the property next door to see if it was occupied we called our travel agent she was finally contacted by the owner who stated we had been contacted and given a free upgrade still waiting for... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent a night in Merlot recently and found the townhouse very comfortable. After an enjoyable afternoon wine tasting, we returned to prepare to go out for dinner only to have our host knock on the door at 5pm with our breakfast provisions!! Very poor time management on their behalf and annoying for us. Especially after paying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very modern and well equipped, the two townhouses were perfect for our weekend away. Six couples were well accommodated with plenty of room and facilities. Having an adjoining doorway between the two homes was perfect. We held a murder mystery night in one side, had a local chef from Mount Gambier in to cook and a great night was had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Our honeymoon was just a delight ... spending six weeks travelling. A friend recommended these townhouses and they were REALLY amazing. Wineries close by and wonderful restaurants and a supermarket nearby. The pubs were lovely and had good meals. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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