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Glenella Guest House

56 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Blackheath
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife recently surprised me with a night away at Glenella and it's a great spot - can't wait to see what Margaret does to the place over the next few years. Cosy, comfortable, well located and very reasonable from a pricing viewpoint. Love that I was able to manage the fire in the living area!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place by chance and a great find. Rowan and Margaret couldn't have been more helpful - fabulous to hear their plans for the future and also their strong desire to keep things close to the history and community of the place. Am sure will be an excellent very soon. Rowan kindly ran us to Pulpit rock for the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly a large thank you to the owners, Rowan and Margaret for being lovely hospitable hosts. If you are looking for an enjoying getaway at a reasonable price, then Glenella ticks many boxes. Although our room was very small, the beds were comfortable and exceptionally clean. We enjoyed a cooked breakfast each day and a small continental buffet awaits with... More 

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's basic, clean with a good bed and pillows. Could work on serving presentation for breakfast. Gap around the door meant we could hear every word and person who came past the room. Thankfully we had quiet and considerate neighbours. Oh and don't water down the shampoo that's stingy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We found wonderful guests who made our stay in the blue mountains extraordinary. Rowan was eager to provide advices on where to hike with tons of explanations regarding this side of the country. The hotel is a little bit old fashioned, but the rooms are very comfortable, there is free wifi, and the included breakfast is delicious.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Writing this review sitting by the cozy fireplace of this vintage guesthouse. Host is friendly, rooms are cozy. Shower/bathroom facilities are good. There is free WiFi. Thai Restaurant is full of people. Would stay here again.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Margaret and Rowan are re-building the reputation of this vintage B&B as rapidly as they are renovating its heritage building. There is still a little way to go to make it really cosy on a cold autumn night but the rooms are clean and comfortable and breakfast in the huge restaurant is excellent - as is the coffee. A sun-downer... More 

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Yallingup, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stayed here during the Sydney "superstorm", so didn't see Blackheath at its best. However Margaret and Rowan, and their staff, could not have been nicer. They gave us information on local walks and ferried us about, and light the fire in the reception area that we huddled around quite a bit. Breakfast very good, with a willing barista for multiple... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My family stayed here recently and really enjoyed it. It was a friendly, social, and comfortable environment. Margaret and Rowan were chatty and informative. The breakfast was well prepared and got us ready to head out into the rain and try to see the Blue Mountains. They have some work ahead of them restoring the building (other parts of the... More 

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Soorts-Hossegor, Aquitaine, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I spend one night in Glenella Guest house with my girlfriend. Warm welcome of Margaret and her husband Rowan who do everything for you to enjoy the best possible stay in the Blue Mountains. breakfast is included and amazing with fresh poduces.

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