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The Playhouse Hotel

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121-123 Queen Street, Barraba, New South Wales 2347, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Roma, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really is a great place, and unusual to fins a gem like this in a country tow. Definitely eat here dinner and breakfast. Take a look at some very good country shops in the mail street and also if possible look at the picture theatre and hopefully take in a movie. Just fabulous.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a fantastic place, the old world charm, fantastic host and brilliant restaurant. The whole hotel is decorated to detail, the rooms are very comfortable, home away from home. If you have time see a movie in the theatre or at the every least ask Andrew to show it to you and maybe play part of Lawrence of Arabia! The... More 

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Ocean Shores, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The rooms were immaculate and beautiful, the bed was so comfy and the Andrew was very attentive and helped us with whatever we needed. I had my 9 month old with me and had little to worry about as the room we had was very child safe. I highly recommend the Playhouse, and thank Andrew kindly for his friendly hospitality.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We detoured to stay at this hotel and were so delighted we had. We were welcomed warmly like being invited into someone's home. Espresso coffee and fresh cake were available and a chance to enjoy a movie in the old theatre with a glass of wine in hand. The meal at night was excellent as was the breakfast for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had a delightful lunch at the Playhouse with our relatives who are local to Barraba. Prospectors often find precious gems in the most unlikely places and the same could be said for the Playhouse. The interior decorating is modern but also respectful to the buildings heritage. The staff were welcoming, the menu was not extensive however it was creative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I have stayed at the Playhouse twice and hope to stay here many times again. Beautifully appointed, fabulous attention to every little detail, quiet, restful and welcoming. Located in the heart of town with easy access to shops, bank etc. Ideal stopover point en route to Queensland.

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Sandy Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Such a unique place. Host is such a lovely warm person. Can not do enough for you. He showed us to our room and made sure we had everything we needed. Gus the dog was gorgeous as well. Bar and restaurant is a great place to unwind. Has a cinema/theatre which is a highlight. A very unique place that is... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The Playhouse Hotel is beautifully renovated and decorated, with crisp, modern lines, expanses of glass and splashes of colour and comfort. While the bones of an old country pub remain, it is now nothing like one, except in its friendliness. With a family history link to Barraba, I'd not visited for years or ever stayed overnight. As for every other... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Playhouse Hotel is quite unique in its combination of stylish fitouts, welcoming staff and delicious meals. Andrew is a brilliant host and the hotel is a pleasure to spend time in, whether in the room or enjoying artwork on the walls or a show in the theatre. A "must do" venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The Playhouse was the perfect location for my sisters Great Gatsby Hens Night. Everything about the night surpassed our expectations. The motel was so charming and different. The food was delicious. The price was surprising. But the most notable gem of the night was our caretaker, our go to man, Andrew. His service was outstanding. He went above and beyond... More 

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