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Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Spicers Sangoma twice before and this time was just as amazing. We were greeted at the drive way and taken up to the guest lounge to enjoy some bubbles on the deck over looking the beautiful rolling hills with Sydney city on the horizon. We stayed in one of the newest rooms which was so beautiful! Day... More 

Thank Mercho37
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small boutique type of retreat with only a few rooms and a small intimate restaurant. The rooms are beautifully decorated with large bay windows towards the forest. This is a place to rest and unwind.

Thank Helena P
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here in October after a very stressful 30 hours of flying from London to Sydney.. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed with a (very much needed) glass of bubbles by Rhiannon, who showed us to our room, kindly offered to lit our rooms log fire, and practically looked after our every need throughout our stay.... More 

Thank alexanderlpo
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45 reviews
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

This was our first stay at Spicers and we did not really know what to expect. From when we first drove in to the property right to when we left all staff on site were very friendly and professional, and nothing was ever too much to ask for. The cabin we stayed in was luxurious and well fitted out. Alcohol... More 

Thank Emi B
Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights at Spicers Sangoma. Having been to all the other Spicers Retreats, this was by far the best! The pool suit we stayed in was absolutely heaven! We didn't leave the property for the two days, it was so relaxing just to lay by the pool, read a book on our private deck, or curl up... More 

Thank Sarah R
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6 reviews
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

My husband and I had a fabulous time at Spicers Sangoma Retreat at Bowen Mountain. The staff were kind and attentive, always calling us by our name. The room was luxurious, large comfortable bed, fireplace, spacious lounge area and balcony and large bath overlooking the trees. The food was excellent and the Chef and wait staff were excellent. They were... More 

Thank Margaret K
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

As all good grand daughters should do, I've just returned home from spoiling my 78yr old Nan at Sangoma! We both loved Rhiannon's warm hospitality, Sam's delicious degustation and Heidi's warm and attentive service! We were lucky enough to stay in one of the newest suites with views of the beautiful Australian bush land with a relaxing sounding waterfall flowing... More 

Thank Melinda_Davidson
Nelson Bay, Australia
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32 reviews
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

Luxury meets the bush at this amazing retreat set into a mountain... From when we pulled up we were made to feel at home. Meeting Head Chef Sam on arrival we just felt like we already knew everyone. Went to have lunch first to really get a taste for the experience and wow what a treat... Couldn't imagine what dinner... More 

Thank Emma R
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

Our little get away was nothing short of amazing. We were ever so warmly greeted by Rhiannon and offered a drink to help us start to unwind.The location is so amazing, less than an hour from Sydney but it seems like your in the middle of the bush. The services of the retreat were only matched by the staff, Sam... More 

Thank _KK_Syd
2 reviews
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful two night stay in the Chief Suite. We originally booked for one night, but on arrival we knew that wasn't going to be enough. After a spectacular dinner we booked for another night, Go treat yourself!

Thank calsan8
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cocooned by the natural serenity of the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, a mere hour from Sydney, you'll find Spicers Sangoma Retreat. Aptly named after the Zulu word for healer, Sangoma is a place where you'll discover complete rejuvenation and true reconnection. As an eco-certified retreat, Spicers Sangoma Retreat features sauna facilities, infinity lap pool, open plan lounge and 5 suites that capture the beauty of the natural surrounds, making it an ideal setting for luxurious escapes, romantic getaways, intimate celebrations and anniversaries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spicers Sangoma Retreat

Address: 70 Grandview Lane, Bowen Mountain, New South Wales 2753, Australia (Formerly Sangoma Retreat)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Bowen Mountain
Price Range: $829 - $920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Spicers Sangoma Retreat 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“All rooms were private and well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles MargaretK467, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Escarpment Suite during winter and the Chief Suite during summer for the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles _KK_Syd, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“They are all different so ask the manager when you book”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipKillcare, Feb 16, 2016 | Read review
“Chief's Suite is the ONE! Very luxurious.”
 of 5 bubbles Brendaaly, Jan 12, 2016 | Read review
“Tent is great but not if its hot weather”
 of 5 bubbles 566MichaelD, Dec 2, 2015 | Read review
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