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Hillcrest Retreat

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167 Upper Crystal Creek Road | Upper Crystal Creek, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hillcrest is my current favourite place for a weekend away ... to relax and enjoy everything about the place ... the peaceful scenery, Paul's great food, the 'just-right' service from both Craig and Paul and the animals too. This was our third visit to Hillcrest ... this time to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Our anniversary night dinner was perfect ...... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved the rooms, quality service and the super friendly and lovely Paul and Craig! The food was amazing 😍 so fresh and delicious. Private, clean and a great location. The views were stunning. A great escape from the city!

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After making the big trek to Mt Warning we arrived back to a lovely warm, nice clean room. We had wonderful massages organised by Hillcrest! And relaxed before dinner in our nice robes provided. Dining was superb! Paul is an amazing Chef & Craig's service was excellent, felt like we were dining in our own private restaurant. The food and... More 

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Glass House Mountains, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well appointed cottage with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. Yummy homemade bread and ample cereals for brekkie each day. Paul and Craig are top hosts and set up a scrumptious candlelit dinner for us at the cottage. An ideal country getaway!

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

Hey there Barry, Thank you very much indeed for your great review. We are so very happy and thrilled to get such feedback. Hope everything is well for you both and look forward to seeing you again to do our best to spoil you both! Keep warm and comfy! Craig & Paul More 

Tweed
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location for total relaxation or the challenge of climbing Mt Warning. Paul's meals were an added bonus. Delicious! I'll be back. Would highly recommend for anyone wanting some quiet peaceful time.

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there Jennifer, Great to have you stay with us! Sorry Craig was not here to entertain : (. Hope fully there will be a next time for you to get the whole package : ) Thanks so much for your review; it is very much appreciated. Have a great weekend! Paul (and Craig says hi!) More 

Crescent Head, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous 2 nights (not enough) stay. Loved the views, spa, chooks and dogs! Close to scenic locations, a bush walk to Mouth Warning is on our agenda for next visit. Highly recommend for couples

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there Yvonne, Thank you so much for your time here... and your time to review us! We hope to see you again so you can enjoy everything all over again! All the very best, Craig and Paul More 

Valla, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic stay....Great guys ... great food.... came back from our trek up Mt Warning to a cosy room with all the needs of home...we will be back.. 200 characters is a really hectic review..........sorry but what else can I say..:)

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

Hey there Ann, 200 words IS a lot isn't it! Our short response is- Thank you, you guys rock, come back soon! Hope everything is going well, Craig and Paul More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our honeymoon accommodation for our 40th wedding anniversary was just perfect. Never before have had the owners or managers come out to greet and welcome us. We stayed in the main house in Mt Warning room. A card, flowers and chocolates made us feel we mattered and was very thoughtful and personal. It was extremely clean (I am allergic to... More 

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for letting us know about your stay with us. I wish I had been there for more of your stay (Craig!). I was so happy to look after you while you were here (Paul!) Very excited about catching up with you both down the track. All the very best, Paul and Craig (and Helen!!) More 

Kurrajong NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived mid afternoon Friday for a 3 night stay, to be greeted by Paul. Location / setting is very relaxing, peaceful & beautiful. Our room ( The Blue Room ) was very cosy, clean & private, opening onto a big covered verandah. Paul & Craig are wonderful hosts..... very friendly and very service orientated. Paul is a great chef,... More 

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for giving us your feedback. We enjoyed your company very much and look forward to catching up again in the future. Thanks for the Greek lessons too! All the very best, Craig and Paul More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcoming, flexible and personable from the second we arrived!Exquisitely clean,cosy and comfortable with lovely extras such as candles and bath robes in the bathroom and a selection of DVDs and CDs (plus more but I won't ruin the surprise!). Paul is an amazing chef so the food was outstanding & options are varied so I had a different breakfast every... More 

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Retreat, responded to this review

Hey Amanda, Thank you SO much for your review. It makes us so happy that- a) We made your stay so enjoyable and more importantly- b) You and hubby have given us so many laughs and great times while you were here. We would be truly blessed to have you both stay again. We hope so! All the very best... More 

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