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Kanimbla View - The Clifftop Retreat

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

We spent the past weekend at Kanimbla celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary along with our three children, their partners, 6 grandchildren, 2 sister bridesmaids and partners – 18 of us in all. The venue was ideal – room to spread and then convene together in the Adobe, wood fires, dinner on arrival, Red Pepper catering for the big dinner on... More 

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We celebrated a significant birthday with our family group aged from 5 weeks to 80, and everyone loved their time here. The tennis court and bush tracks catered for those with extra energy and there are lovely indoor and outdoor areas for relaxing and catching up. The separate buildings gave people as much privacy or togetherness as they wanted. The... More 

Thank SuefromSydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Nigel met us with a very friendly greeting. He had turned on the heating and prepared the fire for lighting which we really appreciated as the weather had turned cold. Our grown up family of 5 wanted a get together and we picked the perfect spot. Lovely lodge style accommodation with 3 generous bedrooms surrounded by bush so very quiet... More 

Thank Steve W
Nigel H, Owner at Kanimbla View - The Clifftop Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review Steve and for leaving the cottage so tidily. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in Banksia Cottage at Kanimbla View and hope to see you again. Kind regards Nigel More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and our 16 month old daughter stayed here for 4 nights and it was lovely! Nigel was very attentive and friendly. The place is very relaxing and family friendly. The nights are quiet and dark, a great departure from the busy city. We would love to come back.

Thank AGSommerfeld
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have stayed in this retreat centre for a yearly yoga retreat perhaps 3-4x. Have been assigned to the Valley cottage all the time. Each cottage have similar dimensions, and there is a large main house where the main kitchen is. A large room with huge glass panels and a hearty fireplace is great for the yoga sessions, in all... More 

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Fairlight, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed at Kanimbla View with 4 other families (total of 14 kids) and had a wonderful time. There's 4 separate houses/cabins and the bulk of the children stayed in the studio, which just worked perfectly. The kitchen is really well equipped and good cooks can really satisfy their inner Masterchef. The oven can handle the largest roasts. The large... More 

Thank bladdamasta
Nigel H, Owner at Kanimbla View - The Clifftop Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Kanimbla View. We are delighted that you and your group enjoyed your weekend here and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Nigel More 

Royal Deeside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We arrived on a cold rainy Sunday evening, (we had been warned that it could get cold up in the Blues, but we're from Scotland so, what the heck...) We had been allocated Valley Cottage, which is the furthest down the track and feels as though it's well into the bush. The house has a wood burning stove and a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Thank you so much to Nigel and Tony for making our time in the Blue Mountains so special! We were lucky enough to stay in the STUDIO which was perfect for our small family group - very warm and comfortable and extremely well organised. It was gorgeous sitting out on the terrace in the late afternoons as the sun went... More 

Thank Seriousnz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Recently we stayed at Kanimbla View, booking out the venue with a group of 14. As a group of outdoor retail managers the venue suited us perfectly. It was big enough for individuals to have their own space, the lodge was perfect for cooking, relaxing and eating and the studio was a great conference venue and accommodation. Kanimbla is a... More 

Thank Lucy158
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

This place is amazing, the cabins, views, settings it is a special place that should be enjoyed and treasured by all. We attended a yoga weekend with wonderful views, surroundings, clean, comfortable, amazing food, and the company we had was enjoyed by all too. Tony and Nigel went all out for our stay with hospitality, food, drinks, welcoming us and... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of the World Heritage Blue Mountains, Kanimbla View Clifftop Retreat is a breathtaking 12 acre ecotourism retreat with spectacular views of the Kanimbla Valley. Just two hours by car or train from Sydney, Kanimbla View offers the perfect getaway for couples, families and groups, and is the perfect base from which to visit the many attractions and activities in the Blue Mountains. Stay in one of our architect-designed 3-bedroom eco-cottages, or take over the entire retreat for a special holiday away with family or friends, and enjoy exclusive use of our bush walks, tennis court, and boules pitch. Our Studio is an ideal space for Yoga and Meditation classes, located close to our recently renovated Lodge, which has a fully-equipped commercial kitchen and dining and relaxation facilities for up to 22 persons. We offer midweek catered conference packages which are ideal for team building exercises in the relaxed atmosphere of a bush setting, and are pleased to provide catering for all events. Eco CredentialsWe are committed to best practice ecological sustainability. You will leave Kanimbla View content and refreshed after an environmentally sound escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kanimbla View - The Clifftop Retreat

Address: 113 Shipley Rd | Shipley Plateau, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Blackheath
Price Range: $119 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kanimbla View - The Clifftop Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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