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    Clarendon Forest Retreat

    150 Coates Road Possum Brush NSW, Taree, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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    1 - 5 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in the chapel with our two puppies, we all thoroughly enjoyed the weekend away, the dogs enjoyed chasing the kangaroos across the fields in the morning, and we loved the resident old dog come visit on our second evening. The accomodation was very...More

    Thank bartlena
    Reviewed June 18, 2017

    Fabulous location for rest and relaxation. The Sanctuary is delightful, quiet and peaceful. Lovely walks in and around the property. Many different birds can be seen. With a little more attention & care, the Sanctuary would be a 5 star property.

    1  Thank moona21
    Reviewed June 4, 2017

    Having stayed in the Chapel for our anniversary last year we decided to try the Sanctuary this year. Just as amazing, maybe even more so. Really hidden away but with a beautiful view over the dam. So lovely to sit on the verandah having coffee,...More

    1  Thank Amanda K
    Reviewed June 2, 2017

    Our family has stayed here a number of times and it never fails to please. The numerous homes from which to choose are beautifully and privately situated with charming decor and modern facilities to match. The setting is wonderfully peaceful with wonderful rolling hills and...More

    1  Thank DRHRAH
    Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

    The property was amazing with a valley view of wallabies, an interesting landscape, some horse riding trails run by an ex jockey and management that went out of the way to make our stay comfortable. I forgot my laptop and they made the effort to...More

    1  Thank Matt D
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Banquet Room
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • $190 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Taree
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    Room Tips
    "The Sanctuary was at the end of the track and more secluded than the other houses. Perfect for couples."
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    "Cottages really are as described on the website so you can choose what suits you best"
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    "Summer H., Water Lily, Talawahl Lodge - larger families; Tara - larger groups; Hideaway - 1-2 couples..."
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    "All cottages have distinct features - check website to select"
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