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Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway

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185 Evans Lookout Road, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed to the Blue Mountains from Sydney for a midweek get away. Stayed in the Yurt cottage, Spent most of our time relaxing in front of the fire. Would definitely recommend this place, The Staff are so nice and Friendly and the facilities have everything you need.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can i say? I stayed at Possum's retreat in one of their yurt style cottages with an amazing log fire The staff were super helpful, funny and so welcoming from minute one Great for Katoomba, cabs no issue to book to pick-up there. Highly recommend this place for a quiet getaway from city life Thanks again for an amazing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Possums Hideaway was absolutely amazing. The rooms have everything you need for a nice holiday including an extra large spa bath, a fireplace, huge bed with electric blankets for a cold or wet night, flat screen TV and more! The heated indoor pool and tennis court were also lots of fun. We were blown away by... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

situated on the edge of bush land close to beautiful trails and lookouts yet still close enough to Blackheath to walk to dinner. Blackheath is the friendliest town in the Blue Mountains. 360 cabin has lots of light and great spa for relaxing after a big hike. Suggest going in the Autumn so you can appreciate the log fire -... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

What a fantastic place. we arrived late and the key was left for us, along with the light and heating in our cabin. Julie and Neil made us feel welcome. The cabin is large and clean with everything you need. Great area for barbi and pit for roasting marshmallows. Lovely indoor pool. We was given ideas of places to visit... More 

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Julie H, Manager at Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway, responded to this review

We were so pleased you managed to squeeze in two stays with us during your time in Australia visiting your daughter. It was lovely to meet you both and we hope that we can welcome you back again if you are ever in this part of the world in the future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The cabins are generous enough of 2 couples to use, good size living/dining area and a fabulous gas fire. It was freezing outside, windy howling, but we stepped inside to delicious smell of wood and warmth. Our second visit and we enjoyed it as much as the first time - didn't get to use the pool this time with all... More 

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Julie H, Manager at Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us Elizabeth, it was a pleasure to welcome you back. With so much to do and see in the Mountains it is hard to fit everything in - we hope you will find time to enjoy our pool when next you stay with us. More 

Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was a short overnight stay with friends. The cottage was set in lovely grounds not far from town and an amazing lookout. The cottage was spacious and very clean and the beds were comfortable.We were the only guests so it was very quiet. We'll plan to come back in the summer and stay for longer.

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Julie H, Manager at Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway, responded to this review

I am so pleased you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us. The Mountains have a very different feel in summer and we look forward to welcoming you back then for a longer stay. More 

Tanja NSW
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I'm amazed that no one else has commented that there's no facility for making coffee, a plunger would have sufficed but our request was met with a flat "no". They are not expensive and every other "fully equiped kitchen" I've ever used has provided one. For us coffee drinkers (and we're not a rare breed!) it's expected especially since there's... More 

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Julie H, Manager at Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to welcome your walking group to Federation Gardens and you certainly couldn't have wished for better weather for the 5 days you stayed with us. Our property is very popular with groups such as yours being so close to the many walking tracks in the area and only 5 minutes drive to some of the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

The place is great, kids loved it, and so did we. I am usually not a fan of dated places and old cottages, but this was immaculately clean and very comfortable. Customer service was great and everything was in a perfect working order, so our stay was really great. I must say that the place has really exceeded my expectation... More 

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Julie H, Manager at Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway, responded to this review

What a wonderful review Sanja - thank you. We strive to exceed our guests expectations so it is really pleasing to read that we achieved this for you. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely lovely and beautiful place to stay, great location away from touristy things, but only 10 minute drive from 3 sisters and echos point. visited for the weekend with my mum and we prefare to do places people don't really know about, staff helped us 110% to show and direct us to the most beautiful places in the blue mountains,... More 

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Julie H, Manager at Federation Gardens & Possums Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you so much Lizzie for writing a review of your recent stay with us. I see you will be staying with us again this weekend to celebrate your birthday. Neil and I look forward to welcoming you and your mum and I will let the King Parrots know that you will be here to feed them again! More 

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