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Briars Country Lodge & Inn

653 Moss Vale Road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Bowral
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Restored1 Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights. Our room was lovely and warm with a beautiful outlook. It was clean and comfortable. Unfortunately it was tired and in need of a revamp. Our door couldn't be locked from the inside which we prefer to be able to do when we are going to sleep.The door also rattled terribly in the wind so... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed for one night for 3yr anniversary. The room was flawless, amazing amenities provided, clean, classy, very large tub, great design and layout of room overlooking lake. The staff were soooo friendly. 100% recommend and 100% going back. Do not hesitate! Great price for very very high value!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove up here on a Sunday - it was very cold 7 degrees. The Restaurant was booked solid and one of the girls told us there would maybe be some tables in the bar lounge area. We found a nice cosy table with comfortable lounge chair right in front of an open fire. The waitress and bar staff were... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stayed for Mon & Tues nights. Room was well-appointed , clean , good outlook with a nice view over green space and private pond with Gazebo. The only real issue was a lack of communication re the amenities and an embarrassing moment at dinner. 1) We could not get the TV to work, apparently there was a 'Kill Switch" next... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

I have recently stayed for 4 nights with a friend. Our room was very comfortable with a beautiful view. Krista on reception was so helpful and very professional, she made us feel very welcome. However, I feel the standard of communication at the Inn was lacking and I was put in a very embarrassing position. We had paid $40 between... More

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We would recommend Briars if planning a trip to Bowral. All the staff were attentive and very helpful. The motel rooms were spacious, the bed was large and comfortable, we also found our room very quiet. The aspect was just beautiful, getting up in the morning to a scene of mist on the lake and the wild life just wandering... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have returned to this lodge several times and love it. The rooms are modern, clean and well appointed, and through our French doors, overlook a wide expanse of countryside with ducks strutting up to meet you before they plunge into the sizable lake that is on the property.Beds very snug ... hard to leave! I love the historical Inn... More

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Perth, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We picked up the offer on wotif and found whilst the outside looked so-so, the design of the room was wonderful for a quiet weekend away. The onsite olde pub dining was great - not white table clothes and waiter service, but it sure beat driving 'into town' and watching out for the limits driving back. I found the staff... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The room was clean and pleasant with a lovely verandah looking into the lake. But the beds were not comfortable. I think the mattresses were old and cheap, and the walls didn't give much sound proofing. We were also given incorrect info about the breakfast at the Inn. We got a last minute deal but I would have been very... More

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30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

About six klms west of Bowral you will find Briars. As we pulled up we were greeted with friendly smiles and a hello from the two cleaners. We were then welcomed at reception by the beautiful Caitlyn, who was both profesional and curtious. Our room was large and clean with a tranquil decore. French doors opened up to a thick... More

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Address: 653 Moss Vale Road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Bowral
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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