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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for the weekend while visiting friends in Bellingen. Promised Land Retreat is about 15 mins drive from Bellingen. Staff were friendly and cabins were nice. It was a cold weekend and our heater unfortunately didn't didn't work last night. There are plenty of nice walks and games room. If we are in Bellingen and again we would... More 

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Thank Andrew H
Sophie W, Owner at Promised Land Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, thank you for the review, we are glad you have enjoyed your stay, and are looking forward to see you here next time. The heaters have been working without any problem, it was only the remote that needed a new battery, sorry about this. We live on the property or have the phone with us when we are... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I had seen the pictures of Promised Land on their website, and wondered if it would really look that good. And it did! One of the most beautiful and relaxing places we have ever stayed anywhere. It is a little bit of a drive out of Bellingen, but absolutely worth it. The view from the deck over the mountain range... More 

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Casuarina Beach, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

A very lovely 3 night stay last year with my family. Those mountain views are just spectacular. The cottage itself was very nice and fully equipped and lovely touches by the owners. The grounds are lovely to wander around and we enjoyed a game of tennis as well. The donkeys provided great entertainment, watching them chase each other around the... More 

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Sophie W, Owner at Promised Land Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, I am glad your family had a lovely stay. All the Queen size beds are fitted with electric blankets. It is true that the bunk beds are not fitted with electric blankets, this is due to practical and safety reasons, flannelette sheets might be the answer. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

The lodges, 3 of them, are very separate from each other and all are very light and comfortable. Kitchen is well equipped. There is free wifi. There are lots of free bikes to choose from that are in good nick. There is a games room with snooker and table tennis. There is a tennis court. There is a lovely 12km... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The chalets are spacious, light-filled, and beautifully built of lovely natural timber. The place is equipped with almost everything you could want for recreational enjoyment and luxurious comfort. Outdoors there are gorgeous views, a tennis court, games room, mountain bikes and swimming nearby in the crystal clear pools of the Never Never Creek. Indoors there is a spa bath, free... More 

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Sophie W, Owner at Promised Land Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Janene for your excellent review, we will definitively consider your suggestions:)) More 

Ipswich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

It has been one week since we stayed at Promised Land Retreat and already my wife and I are planning a return visit. We loved absolutely everything about the couples chalet. It was very secluded and the peaceful view from the deck at the front of the chalet was beautiful no matter what time of day it was. We stayed... More 

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Sophie W, Owner at Promised Land Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we are looking forward to have you stay here again soon! More 

Pärnu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Very clean and comfy place, where children can play outside safely. There are animals that they can pet and pick fresh eggs outta hen house. I really enjoyed playing tennis and taking bicycle rides. Ou yeah, they have bicycles that you can use with your friends or family. Near is one cool swimming place also, with a rope swing. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Had the best time away at the promise land retreat. We had the single chalet which was Devine. It you appreciate serenity and beautiful scenery you'll enjoy your stay! We went bike riding around the area, horse riding at valery trails and loved hanging out in Bellingen. Great service and facilities.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My Husband and I stayed here for our Wedding Anniversary. The cabins were beautiful. We loved sitting out on the deck and taking in the scenery and the wildlife. One morning the Donkeys cheekily escaped from their paddock and we awoke to them staring at us through the bed room window. Great times!

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Thank 10bosch
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After spending three days at the couples chalet we left totally rejuvenated and refreshed and that included the 12klm bike ride and we're 60 plus. The layout of our chalet was impressive from all the timber utilised in its construction to the bespoke furniture. The weather cleared up for our three days allowing us to eat outside of a morning... More 

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Thank Neil T
Sophie W, Owner at Promised Land Retreat, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay here Neil and Val We like it when we hear people appreciate the facilities and the true beauty of our place. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
3 luxury contemporary Australian chalets on 100 acre property offering a fantastic outlook. Suitable for families or couples. Tennis court, swimming in local river, mountain bikes provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Promised Land Retreat

Address: 934 Promised Land Rd | Promised Land nr Glenifer, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia (Formerly Promised Land Cottages)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Bellingen
Price Range: $195 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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