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Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   5-19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia   |  
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Katoomba
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Hua Hin, Thailand
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Memorable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

We were made to feel very welcome from start to finish. The 'Feel Good' factor was ever present, and an ongoing feeling of relaxation and tranquility in the most ambient of surroundings and stunning scenery, we will most definitely be back !
Andrea & Tony Ellison

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

We have stayed at Lilianfels on 5 occasions and have always enjoyed ourselves.

Of all the hotels, which we have stayed at over the years, Lilianfels' staff offer the friendliest and most efficient service. Nothing is ever a problem for them.

We can only say the most wonderful things about Lilianfels.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2009

Lilianfels is a beautiful resort which is a throwback to the resorts of yesteryear. The rooms are beautiful and have a warmth and comfort you don't see in many hotels anymore. Whilst I am more partial to Leura than Katoomba, Lilianfels as a resort makes up for anything the town of Katoomba is lacking in. The service was excellent and the restaurant outstanding. I strongly recommend trying out some of the restaurants in Leura for a great dining experience. We visited for a weekend, but will certainly be back. The Blue Mountains as a region is truly stunning and this resort is world class.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2009

My daughter and her husband stayed at Lilianfels to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. This hotel met and exceeded their expectations.
The elegance and comfort of the hotel is noteworthy and the friendliness and efficiency of the staff is highly commendable. Great attention is paid to detail and perfection.

Darleys Restaurant, with its haute cuisine and its wonderful ambience, provides a truly memorable eating experience. An absolute joy, I am told.

With the help of the staff, my husband and I were able to surprise our daughter and her husband by buying them dinner on the evening of their choice. The staff decorated their table with rose petals and put a gift in their room.

My daughter and husband plan to return to the hotel with their children and, the next time we visit Australia from the UK, our plan will be to visit this wonderful hotel.

With particular thanks to the staff- after all, it is they who make a good place memorable.

Judith Heseltine.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2009

We always love Lilianfels: fabulous staff, food (Hats of to Hugh) and lovely, comfortable rooms. Always very kind with my little children and welcoming.

I didn't go to the spa this time. I have tried it previously and found the spa staff not overly friendly, which was inconsistent with the staff in the rest of the hotel, so I have never been keen on returning for treatments.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

The hotel gets a lot of coach trade visitors who may lack certain social graces. However, the Lillianfels is a very genteel establishment. The decor is understated, yet elegant. The restaurant is adequate. The service is quite good. The location is outstanding, with incredible views of the Blue Mountains.

  • Stayed November 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

We stayed here for a totally indulgent weekend, and had a fabulous time. The room was very spacious, and comfortably accommodated a full room-service table that came with our fantastic breakfast. The food was excellent, as was dinner at the adjoining restaurant. From memory, we had a degustation, which was superb. The spa was very good, with an extensive range of treatments. The location is outstanding, a short walk from the three sisters and overlooking the valley.

I have such very happy memories of this place that even writing this more than two years after staying, I am smiling broadly.

  • Stayed September 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa

Address: 5-19 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Katoomba
#3 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba
#3 Spa Hotel in Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lilianfels Resort and Spa is a renowned haven for relaxation in one of Australia's most beautiful destinations. This multi-award winning hotel & resort is set amidst two acres of manicured gardens, overlooking the most spectacular scenery in the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains National Park in NSW, Australia.Blue Mountains Accommodation | Blue Mountains HotelLilianfels Resort and Spa is a 5 Star resort with 85 Deluxe rooms and Suites. Onsite recreational facilities include heated indoor and outdoor pool, tennis court, billiard/games room, library and gym. Lilianfels is perfectly located within 5 minutes walk to the iconic 3 sisters rock formation at Echo Point and is close to all major attractions including Scenic World, Leura shopping village and award winning restaurants. Blue Mountains Dining | Blue Mountains RestaurantSituated within the grounds of the historic homestead of Sir Frederick Darley, Lilianfels is home to the multi-award winning Darleys Restaurant which features the best seasonal produce from the region, served in an elegant and romantic setting that is unmistakeably fine dining. Celebrate that special occasion in glamour and experience the revival of Lilianfels 'Old World Charm' as we invite you to peruse and tempt your palette with our new A La Carte Menu.Re-discover why our Multi-Award winning Restaurant excels again in style and service.Blue Mountains Conferences | Blue Mountains MeetingsWith meeting and events space for up to 100 guests complete with state-of-the-art equipment, 85 spacious accommodation rooms to house your delegates, and a fabulous array of fine dining options to choose from, it’s the ideal setting for meetings and conferences which will show your colleagues or clients how much you value them.Blue Mountains WeddingsThis European style country house hotel specialises in smaller weddings and events of up to 100 people. Personalised service, exceptional facilities and thoughtful attention to detail, accompanied by stunning views of the Jamison Valley make the hotel the ideal wedding venue.Blue Mountains Spa | Blue Mountains Beauty TreatmentsLilianfels is also renowned for its Spa. Guests can indulge in an array of soothing spa treatments individually tailored to refresh and rejuvenate. Enliven your senses with our soothing and restorative body and beauty treatments delivered by a team of caring and talented spa professionals.Dining with Spectacular Views at our sister property – Echoes RestaurantDiscover why Echoes Restaurant was awarded best regional restaurant in Australia by AHA in 2012. The combination of fine dining and spectacular views of the Jamison Valley have made Echoes a destination in the Blue Mountains. ... more   less 
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