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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

I'm still waiting for my refund .....cancelled and heard all about about the owners sickened through emails for 6 months and that she was going bankrupt ....so any excuse to no refund me for her cancelling me mind you as she was sick... I paid for her being sick, Rude.......Liar.......manipulative ......DO NO STAY HERE!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have never stayed at a B & B before so this was my first experience, the place is just outside of Bathurst, not quite walking distance and reasonably clean, the guest room I stayed in was warm and the bed very comfortable. Shared bathroom clean but there were no other guests in at the time with a nice warm... More 

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Coonabarabran, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Great little B & B in a quiet area about five minutes drive out of Bathurst. Very comfortable bed and very warm and cosy. Friendly hosts who give you your own space. Parking is available off street and at front of premises. Very affordable place to stay and booking can be made over the Internet.

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Gold Coast Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Do yourself a favour and stay elsewhere!!! RUDE, ARROGANT, OBNOXIOUS, TOXIC. We travelled from the Gold Coast to Bathurst to attend the GT Falcon Nationals over the last weekend in April. We were assured of off street parking for our 1971 GTHO Falcon, Bettys husband (poor bloke) said there was parking for four cars round the side out of view... More 

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Singapore
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2013

I would suggest retreat is very appropriate.... as far away from this establishment as possible. Rude, arrogant treatment was unbelievable by Betty the owner. Apalling email response recieved when trying to cancel a booking over 1 month ahead as a result of a mistake (yes my mistake). Should have read Trip Advisor reviews BEFORE making booking.

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Cairns, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Months and months ago but I had to say something...... I read the other reviews and I know it wasnt just me... Don't..... just DON'T. Yes it is clean. The bed was comfortable and if the owner did not live there it wouldnt be all that bad. But she does. RUN

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3 Thank ChineseLaundry
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Having stayed at this appaling place i felt complelled to write a review to recommend to everyone do not stay at this B&B if you could call it that . From the moment we arrived it just went from bad to worse , starting with being barked at to close the sliding door before you even stepped in the house... More 

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3 Thank andrew M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2012

We stayed one night at this establishment and found the accomadation clean and comfortable. The position was good in a quiet residential street and the other guests were thoughtfull and courtious. The breakfast was well cooked and plentiful.

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2 Thank Allan H
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2012

Betty should be known as 'Margie' The iron lady she is. Nothing is too much trouble as long as you don't do anything that might put her out. For goodness sake don't get up early for Breakfast. It's 7.30 am you know. NOT 7.15am. Stay in your room till it is ready or your in trouble. Poor Phil (hubby) no... More 

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2 Thank James B
Newcastle, Australia
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2011

I stayed with my partner and daughter when I needed to be in Bathurst for residential school at the university while I was studying. This was over a year ago but I wanted to provide a review as I really feel our experience warrants mentioning for future potential guests. We had a horribly uncomfortable stay as we felt continually watched... More 

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Quiet location, 4 kms from CBD of Bathurst, close to University, Motor Racing Circuit, shops & restaurants. 4 Guest Rooms, 2 doubles, 2 twin rooms. Central heating, RCAC. Guest Lounge. Deck & courtyard to enjoy your coffee etc. Parking available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Busy Buzz

Address: 2 Farmgate Dr, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia (Formerly B & B's Retreat)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Bathurst
Price Range: $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Busy Buzz 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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