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Bussells Bushland Cottages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow! What an amazing property and for so many reasons - the bush, the walk trails, the cottage, the comfy bed, and the lovely winter fire to warm us up. We have literally just gotten home after spending the last 2 nights staying at Bussells Bushland Cottages and am certainly feeling refreshed and relaxed after our stay. The cottage was... More 

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Thank Pamela J
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks Pamela...it's great to hear you enjoyed our bushland experience. Hopefully, when you return you'll be able to stay longer so that you're even more refreshed from the experience. Thanks again! More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Bussells cottages 2 weeks ago for the first time and loved it! The cottage was very clean, cosy and functional. Everything we needed was in the cottage. As it is winter the wood fire oven was just perfect, it provided enough heat for the whole cottage and there was plenty of wood. It was such a quaint... More 

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Thank UC M
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

Ours is a very special environment in winter and it's very pleasing that you were able to get the full experience. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to having you return in the near future. More 

Karratha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location close to all that the Margaret River region has to offer!!!! Birds, kangaroos and other wildlife at your front door really enjoyed our stay here. Wood heater was great for the chilly nights and the kids loved the bush trails to explore

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Thank Katrina P
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

We're delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed a few days of rest and recuperation. I agree that strolling along the bush trails during the winter months is a very special experience. So good for the kids and so good for us too! More 

Karratha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent cottage and in amazing condition, felt like we were the first visitors it was that clean. Looking forward to a return trip in summer, however absolutely loved the fire place beats air con any day 👍👍👍 Was wonderful to wake up and watch the kangaroo's out the window in the morning, even had a couple of them come up... More 

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Thank Anakiwa99
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments which will be greatly appreciated by Gail. As you know, we leave guests to enjoy themselves and only interact via the office during set business hours. The cottages were actually built pre-1970, however we gutted them completely several years ago and put in a great deal of effort (and expense) to bring them... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A late review as we stayed from 4 May to 7 May 2016. It was a second honeymoon - 20 years later - and SENSATIONAL! So peaceful and romantic. The furnishings were all lovely, comfortable and not worn, as we have had in previous destinations. The unit itself was spotlessly clean. We will definately be back again. Thank you for... More 

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Thank Janette M
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

Hi ho Janette I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit at our "Land for Wildlife" property. Speaking of wildlife, when I visited a few days ago, there were around 100 kangaroos lolling in the pasture alongside our 600 metre driveway. I also disturbed around 50 while strolling through our 20 hectares of bush. Thank you for your appraisal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Glamorous camping ! Actually it's much more luxurious than camping . The service was top notch and the manager even let us use her dryer when the rental one broke down. For a family of 4 the size is just right ! We had Cottage 3 , which has wonderful views of the kangaroos roaming just outside Highly recommend

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Thank Francismlee
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks Francis Cath and I have just returned to Perth after staying 2 nights in Cottage 3. There are hundreds of kangaroos around at present, including 1 crazy one which was sprinting back and forth as if training for the Olympics. Thanks again and please pass the word amongst your friends and relatives. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is always an awesome experience staying in Bussells. This is our 2nd stay. Comfortable and relaxing. Spotting kangaroos, bandicoots and others nearby. Will definitely return to rejuvenate in nature. Thanks Gail again for the advice and suggestions during stay. Very helpful!

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Thank trivizl
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

This is what we like to hear, that our guests leave with plans to return. In fact, we know of 1 couple who have stayed more than 30 times through 15+ years; and guests who are returning with children and (in some instances) grandchildren. Guests arriving in the next few months will see that we're installing a variety of new... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This was our 4th stay at Bussells Bushland Cottages. Could not fault this place at all. We love the bush walks, kangaroo's, birds, possums etc and most of all the peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Highly recommended. We will be back!

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Thank 6170Jones
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and for continuing to support us. In fact, we know of guests who have stayed more than 20 times through the years, such is their enjoyment of our cottages and the tranquil bush block. And winter's a special time, when one can crank up the fire and relax with a good book and /... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at this beautiful property with our two children in a small family cottage. Couldn't have asked for a better family getaway and only 5 minutes to Margaret River town. Surrounded by bushland trails and wildlife, it's peaceful bliss. We had such a warm welcome with breakfast supplies and a lovely bottle of wine left out... More 

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Thank Kelly S
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

And we can't wait to see you again Kelly. I do know that guests who visited this property, with children, in the 1980s and '90s, are now returning with their grandchildren. Such is the appreciation of this property. Thank you for your kind comments. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Our third visit to the cottages was another very relaxing stay. The standard of these cottages has remained excellent now over three visits. Always a friendly welcome from Gail. The resurfaced entrance road is now much improved.These cottages have everything that is required from this style of accommodation. Stayed 5 nights in mid March and weather in Margaret River was... More 

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Thank Don C
Brian S, Owner at Bussells Bushland Cottages, responded to this review

When I first visited the property in 2001, it was the 600 metre entry driveway which convinced me that we should commit to its purchase. I may have thought differently had I known it would cost just under $100,000.00 to have the rutted gravel track replaced with a sealed roadway. It became necessary, however, as we wanted the roadway to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 8 rammed-earth cottages are fully self-contained, with each having 2 bedrooms (see note), fully-equipped kitchen, living room and shared bathroom. Cottages are randomly scattered on our 20 hectare (50 acre) bush block and we're within easy driving (5kms) distance of Margaret River township, beaches, wineries, cafes, restaurants, shops and the region's best tourist features. All cottages have been completely refurbished in recent years, following which we were awarded a 4-star rating by AAA. Note: Our lead-in tariffs are for 1 or 2 persons occupying 1 bedroom. If guests wish to use the 2nd bedroom, we charge an extra bed fee in order to cover the additional costs of linen and cleaning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bussells Bushland Cottages

Address: 447 Carters Rd, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Margaret River Region > Margaret River
Price Range: $115 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bussells Bushland Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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