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Noosa Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stay at B&B's whenever we can and Lilly Pad is a great example of just why we choose this type of accommodation. The facilities are wonderful as has been espoused in previous reviews and the hospitality provided by Joan and Simon is special. We learned a lot about their very interesting life experiences as we sipped a cold wine... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

As with other reviews, we had no car for this part of our trip, but, Joan and Simon were very happy to collect us from the airport. After giving us a tour of the main city, they brought us back to their stunning B&B. It is a very spacious apartment with everything we needed and more. It is cook your... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

My parents-in-law had a fabulous time at Lilly Pad and raved about how clean and lovely the place was. They felt so welcome by Joan and Simon and thoroughly enjoyed the pool, the amenities and the tropical surroundings. They said if they ever go back to Darwin again they wouldn't stay anywhere else. Thank you Joan and Simon for looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We've just spent 11 wonderful days staying at the Lily Pad, the problem is, where do I start? I chose this B & B totally because of the excellent reviews and was not disappointed. I booked 10 months ago and communication with Joan, regarding the booking was easy and straightforward. The accommodation is lovely, a floor to ourselves, with the... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

A large ground floor part of the family home. Every facility provided. Joan & Simon were extremely friendly & helpful, especially with recommendations for local shopping & eateries. Their invite to use the home pool was very welcome. Cannot recommend this property highly enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We had a wonderful stay here earlier this month. Simon and Joan are absolutely delightful people. Nothing was too much trouble and we had a most relaxing time. Expect your fridge to be filled with goodies for breakfast, gorgeous tropical fruit daily and endless eggs and bread, not to mention yogurt, bacon and honey from their very own bees. The... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Simon and Joan run one of the friendliest and best B&Bs we've stayed in! Nothing was too much trouble and we loved the pool rules - no one in the pool after 5pm without a glass of wine or a beer in their hand! We really enjoyed our lazy late afternoon/early evenings in the pool with them and one vening... More 

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Redland City, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Darwin is a very warm/hot depending so this B&B just suited us with the pool. Turned out to be the highlight for us because the hiking was just too much with the heat. All the food is there for you at breakfast to make. Note: Excellent non stick pans!! HUGE BONUS I thought! We enjoyed the fresh eggs from their... More 

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Lilly Pad is a fully self-contained downstairs apartment in a lovely home in Rapid Creek, two blocks from the beautiful Rapid Creek foreshore with its amazing sunsets, and easy walking distance to Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Nigntcliff and Rapid Creek Markets. It is an easy drive or bus to Darwin city and museums. Joan and Simon were excellent hosts, very friendly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My review is a long time coming. We actually one of the very first visitors to stay at Joan & Simon's lovely Lily Pad. We intially booked at the next door B&B , & they were fully booked, so the lady gave me Joans number, bcos at the time they didnt even have the webpage up. When we arrived at... More 

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Address: 4 Waters St | Rapid Creek, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Number of rooms: 1
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