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Idle A Wile

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2 Penrose Road, Bundanoon, New South Wales 2578, Australia
Idle A Wile
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Husband and I as well as my brothers and their wives have been staying at Idle A Wile for a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of life for the past fifteen/sixteen years and to date I have never felt so comfortable in any other accommodation. The rooms are delightful, the art work impressive. The breakfast is very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Just spent a weekend at Idle A Wile and had a great time, Stefan is the perfect host, cooks an amazing breakfast,pays attention to every detail, cosy fire, comfortable bed, rooms clean warm & comfortable. Have already booked for next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My partner and I stayed here over the Australia Day weekend. Stefan was an amazing host that cooked a delicous hearty breakfast. Beautiful rooms and large dining area. Loved the library and the homely feel of the place. Will definately be returning.

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Berry NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Just stayed for 2 nights at idle a wile....It was a perfect place to celebrate a birthday with friends..cosy fires, wonderful food .healthy and huge breakfasts...beautifully cooked and presented dinners including a perfect "Gateau Belle Helene" for the birthday girl.... Rooms were great...warm, clean and comfortable. Interesting property with so many artworks and collectibles but maintains comfort and relaxation as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We had the pleasure of staying two nights with Neville & Stefan at 'Idle A Wile' last weekend. It was so nice to get out of Sydney and into the lovely Southern Highlands and then to be made to feel so welcome. We stayed in the Purple room which was lovely, comfortable & clean. Each room comes with it's own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Run by a lovely couple, we will certainly stay again. A very characterful property, the purple room was well furnished with a modern, high quality en suite shower room. Although we only stayed one night, there are lots of comfy sofas in the lounge rooms and a lifetime of books and collectibles so there's plenty to keep you amused if... More 

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

We stayed at ' Idle a Wile' aptly named - for a couple of nights with friends. There are 5 double rooms each with queen bed and en suites. There is the red room, the green room, the blue room, the honey room and the purple room. So if you have an aversion to one particular colour you can choose.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

This is an excellent bed and breakfast (and dinner if you want it) in the Southern HIghlands town of Bundanoon. It's got a very laid back and country house feeling, although and although it's not a huge property nor grand in the large scale sense, it feels like you're staying in a big country house where there are nooks and... More 

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