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The Playhouse Hotel

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Lake Macquarie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first a seemingly normal accomdation albiet clean and neat. The hidden fun is that the place contains a hidden theatre that if timed right for a stay you can take in a show. But the cuisine is the real star preformer. Now into my 4th night and the culinary journey has been delicious. The owners staff are a credit... More 

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Oatley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a hotel in a town probably no one has heard of and not considered a tourist location. Visited recently whilst in Tamworth and happened to be holding a Christmas in July the night we stayed. What is unusual is that the hotel has its own theatre. Unfortunately didn't get to see the theatre: after dinner some cinema... More 

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Thank Phillip W
Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place for a country getaway, but don't miss Christmas in July! We had three couples and had a Christmas dinner, bed and breakfast package. "The Grotto" was beautifully decorated with all the trimmings, the food was fabulous and we talked and relaxed the way you always dream of doing at Christmas time!. This is an old... More 

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Thank Jeanette B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A big thank you to Andrew and his staff, who could not do enough for us and our visitors in celebrating Betty's 90th. They went above and beyond to host a beautiful lunch and make as all welcome. There attention to detail throughout the weekend was perfect, even to the point of accomodating 3 little boys by putting on a... More 

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Thank Bronwyn M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed twice at The Playhouse, once in a queen room and once in the family room. Both visits were great. Comfy beds. Warm and roomy accommodation. Friendly staff who would do anything to make our visit enjoyable. Delicious oats for breakfast! If you're visiting Barraba, stay at The Playhouse.

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Thank Belinda F
Brisbane
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The Playhouse Hotel was recommended to us by a friend and we thought we would give it a go. Well, what a gem in the quaint town of Barraba! Sadly Andrew was away and we were unable to meet him - of whom we have heard so much - all good! Sarah looked after us beautifully and made our stay... More 

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Thank Deborah S
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Please please please. .if you are traveling through this part of NSW go out of your way to overnight here...we were a group of car enthusiasts & stayed here at the Playhouse. .we were met by our host Andrew whom was just sensational. After getting us into our accommodation (extremely comfortable & appointed) we were met in the private lounge... More 

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Thank Benji1963
Dunbogan, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband planned a surprise Friday night away after a hectic week at work. As we pulled in to Barraba in North west NSW and pulled up outside a gorgeous 1907 building in the main street. We were greeted warmly by our host Andrew and shown to our room with verandah overlooking the grapevine. We enjoyed a simply delicious meal... More 

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Bangalow, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We were told about this Hotel by a friend and changed our driving direction to incorporate Barraba. What a find. Andrew our host was most accommodating, the rooms were clean and comfortable and dinner was Devine. Thanks to Shelley who did the cooking! We even took in a movie in the theatre, yes this place has its own theatre. It... More 

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1 Thank Fay B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

The Playhouse is a gem. It is such a joy to drive into a small country town and find a great place to stay. This one features not only a wonderful restaurant but also a gorgeous old cinema. The food in particular is not to be missed - kudos to Shelley who is a most excellent cook.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This popular boutique hotel backs up superb amenities with friendly service. Situated halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, the hotel makes a great place for an overnight stay. It's also the perfect place for hosting special events such as reunions, small conferences, parties and so on. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Playhouse Hotel

Address: 121-123 Queen St, Barraba, New South Wales 2347, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Barraba
Number of rooms: 10
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