A friend and I wanted to visit Floriade but didn't want to stay in a hotel. Redbrow Gardens suited the brief beautifully. We had a slight hiccup with our reservation which was easily fixed and after our visit to Floriade we arrived back at Redbrow to our lovely room and a bottle of wine. We were the only guests that night so took advantage of the kitchen available to us and enjoyed the gardens - more than we enjoyed Floriade, to tell the truth!
After a wander around the beautiful gardens, we drank our wine while we counted the kangaroos on the other side of the lagoon. We both slept well in the comfortable beds and enjoyed our breakfast the next morning, especially the homemade banana bread. Breakfast supplies are there for you to cook your own. The eggs come from the chooks that live on the property.
I would also like to compliment the owners on the foresight to have the family room close to parking and also the accessible bathroom in that room. Should be more of a selling point, I think :)
I would happily come back and stay here. It was an easy drive from Canberra proper but very relaxing and beautiful surrounds.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Redbrow Garden B & B and Guesthouse is a multi award winning 4 star property located in the heart of the cool climate wine region just 20 minutes drive from Australia's National Capital, Canberra. Located just over the state border in New South Wales, it is situated close to numerous renowned wineries and gourmet restaurants. Charming rural villages and scenic drives pepper the area. The property has 4 modern, lakeside en suite rooms, catering to couples (a single bed can be requested also if required). One en suite room has a second bedroom with an additional 2 single beds, ideal for family use. The en suite rooms also have access to a kitchenette/dining room with good facilities and a guest lounge area. The 3 bedroom Garden Guesthouse has its own large living area and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests of Redbrow Garden are, without exception, delighted by the stunning garden setting. Acres of plantings resplendent in all seasons surround a spring fed lake. The setting is ideal for secluded relaxation or, alternatively, for special celebrations such as family reunions and weddings. ... more less