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Briars Country Lodge & Inn

653 Moss Vale Road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 9 Hotels in Bowral
  • 4.0 of 5
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Berrima, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've dined here many times and enjoy the atmosphere. It's a great place for a group lunch with cook your own steaks and plenty of food choices. It's also child friendly. The outside tables are excellent in summer and the inside bars, with fireplaces roaring are great in winter

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decided to try Briars again for lunch as it is so close to where we live & I heard it was under new management. Big mistake the food was almost inedible. What is going on with this place, such a gorgeous setting, all the right ingredients for a fabulous country retreat, but the food lets them down incredibly. My son... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Briars is our favoured stop in the Bowral area after visiting relatives in Wollongong. It meets our expectations and despite being people who have stayed at some of the top hotels in Asia we accept it for what it is and for us most importantly our room was clean and fresh and you can drink the water. It has... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 12.30pm for a birthday party at the Lodge (which was wonderful!). We didn't expect our room to be ready at this early time but were told we might park in front of it. As the room was open we requested to put our two small o/night bags on the luggage rack. (didn't want to do this in... More 

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Ireland - Galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was gorgeous, the shower is in the bath which I don't mind and the view of the lake from the room is so peaceful. The pricing was off, I booked through wotif thinking it would be cheaper but I think I got a little ripped off. At the checkout she said $228 then realised I'd already paid through... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Stayed here for a work conference. The rooms are very comfortable, clean and fresh. Bathrooms were not modern but rather fitted with the older relaxed style of the lodge. No complaints. The grounds are very inviting with a tennis court, pond and large grassed areas. The restaurant served great quality food and the bar staff were very knowledgable and friendly.... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Rare weekend away and child free. Looking forward to something special and a bit different then the usual local RSL for dinner (which is actually nicer and better value for money then what we ended up with at Briars) + Room clean. Bed comfortable. Lovely garden outlook. - No DVD player + Water nice and hot and pressure good -Bathroom... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My partner and I took the Romantic Escape Midweek. Fantastic. Our spacious (very clean) room was a cosy, warm, winter getaway overlooking the lake. Upon entering the room was a local bottle of champagne and chocolates. A beautiful touch. We had 2 breakfasts and 2 evening meals. The evening meals were hearty the breakfasts appropriately healthy. The eye fillet steak... More 

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Cootamundra
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights with breakfast included, described as a buffet breakfast which would have to have been the poorest selection of any hotel I have stayed at. And to make matters worse the food was almost cold, you could not really even call it warm. We could not face it on the second day but... More 

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Zhongshan, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

At $256 or was it $228 or was that $190 anyway the card says $256, things should work. WIFI with 1 bar or less is not WIFI. A Stereo that offers ports to plug in your phone should then allow you to play music and 3 Foxtel Channels is not 8 Foxtel Channels. If you ask for these things to... More 

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