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Blue Cliffs Retreat

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   239 Hepburn Newstead Road, Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 13 Hepburn Springs B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a place to switch off and hear the beautiful sounds of the country well this is the place you want to be at. From the time we drove into the property we could feel this was going to be amazing. And it was in every way! A very BIG credit to the owners....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Great place walked it noticed foot prints, didn't think of've it. So my partner and I went out. When we came back noticed a bit more, bath wasn't cleaned, couch wasn't at least vacuumed visible dust. Some utility the resort supply's were well past expiry date due to visible mold. My main concern was the bed ( sheets weren't clean,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Firstly, if you're looking for peace and tranquility, you'll love this place. All you can hear are the birds and the babble of the creek. You're in a valley in the middle of the bush, so if silence bothers you, don't stay here. However, if you're arriving after dark, you'll have no hope of finding the place or your villa.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

An amazing place to be Your own little peace of heaven Will be back in winter to light up the fire place and burning some pine cones Watching the stars from you own private balcony with someone special Kangaroos a few meters away every morning while Having breakfast Loved every minute

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Extremely disappointed with the condition of the cottage, our room was filled with dead flies, moths, bugs an rotten food in the fridge. When we contacted the owner to advise him of the above he expressed how unacceptable that was. Although he acknowledged this his only resolution was to send a cleaner with a vacuum, expecting us to wait over... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We stayed in the Dusk Villa. We were lucky enough to meet Paul, the owner who showed us around the property and we thought that the Dusk Villa was by far the best on offer at Blue Cliffs.. The villa met all of our expectations and we had a wonderful weekend. All of the special facilities were fabulous, and we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

First impressions certainly last a lifetime. Vintage is one way to describe the residence. Had to call the cleaner, I use the term cleaner loosely, on arrival. We called the cleaning company as there was a card saying to do so if the property needed attention in any way. Where do I begin. Dusty surfaces throughout, the toilet was not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We had a wonderful time at the Dusk villa; we enjoyed the amenities so much that we ended up spending a whole day in the villa and only left for dinner. Bottom line, although the housekeeping is disappointing, this place is quite magical and very different to the mainstream. This is a great retreat for a couple. The bed was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

The room was very nice, there was no wood for the fire, even thought the book said it was kept under the house. The bed was extremely soft as was the sofa. The heater was very noisy so couldn't be left on over night. Be prepard in winter just to have a bath as the shower is outside. The scenery... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My husband and I stayed 2 nights as part of a daily deal. The deal was great value and the setting of the villa, Dreaming, was superb overlooking a sloping bushland block with a stream running through the property. I believe there are 4 villas but I think we were the only ones there at the time. Communication and directions... More

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Address: 239 Hepburn Newstead Road, Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Hepburn Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Cliffs Retreat 4*
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Daylesford and Hepburn Springs' most relaxing, romantic bed and breakfast accommodation, Blue Cliffs Retreat, in the heart of Australia's Spa Country, is a true escape and retreat to peace, quiet, privacy and intimacy. All self-contained villas have exquisite views, double spa baths, fireplaces and double saunas, set on 25 acres of native bush, only 5 minutes drive from the cafes, restaurants, natural mineral springs therapy centers, galleries and boutique shops in Hepburn Springs and Daylesford. ... more   less 
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