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Clarendon Forest Retreat

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is magic! Absolutely worth the trip to stay here! We will definitely be back. Amazing spot the Tara lodge is large and spacious and has all the facilities of a 5 star!! We loved our stay! Thank you.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a mid week getaway. The reception we received was fantastic. Friendly and informative. The house we stayed in is called 'The Hideaway'. Aptly named as you can't see another property from it. The furniture is comfortable and well made. The uniqueness of the property, being mud bricks and solid timber, melts into its hill side position. The...

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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful fully serviced home, right down to the salt and pepper! Secluded area, with spa and BBQ on large balcony whilst looking out at kangaroos. Dirt road, not far from NABIAC, NSW. Well worth the visit if you enjoy peace and quiet. We had 2 houses, 1 ultra modern, the other 'old world and rustic'

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved Clarendon Forest Retreat! We stayed in the Hideaway property and it was stunning. Beautiful finishes inside and out and just calm and tranquil with lots of birds and wallabies about. We will be back!

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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Tara Lodge with my partner and dog for 2 nights. Tara lodge is HUGE wirh 4 bedrooms to sleep 8 guests so to sleep just the two of us was amazing, if a little spooky in the middle of the night. Firstly our dog Pippa had a great stay, there is a small fenced in yard behind...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We stayed in The Chapel, beautiful relaxing and fully private. No need to leave it if you don't want to, just enjoy the view and ambiance of its romantic hideaway. The hosts were great and you can bring your dog (lilly) she loved it also..plenty of space for walking for them. We will be going back

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We took our 3 year and 6 month old to stay at CFR and we had the most amazing and relaxing time. The views from our house were breathtaking and the hosts we brilliant. We will definitely be back again.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We live on lake macquarie but needed a break and we were very lucky to book just after a cancelation we scored the Hideaway cottage.. the weather was terrible which was great as we sat in front of a roaring fire with a bottle of red and watched the fog and rain roll in and over the mountains. ..we over...

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Central Mangrove, Australia
Reviewed August 10, 2016

You know when you book somewhere and the photos make it look nicer than reality? Not here - photos actually don't do this place justice. We stayed in The Chapel and it was perfect from the antique four poster bed to the sitting area and best of all the spa room opening out on to the verandah with a view...

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Valla Beach, Australia
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Hideaway cottage. Secluded and lovely outlook over surrounding bushland. Ordered the seafood platter as dinner option, hosts were kind enough to make us accompanying sauce when realized this was omitted. Good to know, with option to self cater for future. Was a wonderful romantic getaway!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect setting for that perfect excuse....honeymoon, anniversary, elopement, proposal, romantic getaway, family holiday, conferences or birthday celebration.Clarendon is a 1000 acre luxury retreat nestled in the Kiwarrak State Forest and National Park on the Mid North Coast.South of Taree and north west of Forster, Clarendon is just over 3 hours drive north from Sydney.This private Award Winning self contained luxury retreat is ideal for holidays, short breaks & weekends away.Close to Forster and Nabiac this unique place is perfect for couples wanting to getaway from the city, mates wanting to spend the weekend mountain biking or fishing or a family keen to see their kids get a taste of nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarendon Forest Retreat

Address: 150 Coates Road Possum Brush NSW, Taree, New South Wales 2430, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Taree
Price Range: $139 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Clarendon Forest Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“They are cottages 5 more to choose from couples to large family ones all private”
 of 5 bubbles charlieamigo, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Consider booking a house larger than you need to get the living room space you need for a group or family”
 of 5 bubbles Emerys2008, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“Chapel suite is brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles WayneG273, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed in the Chapel and the Summerhouse, both are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles designtraders, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
“The Chapel and the Sanctuary both very private”
 of 5 bubbles 774AmandaK, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
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