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Wanderers Retreat

7 Koala Place, One Mile Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well I'm very disgusted with the price I paid $190 a night for our birthday get away,, the place is not worth it, as the bed was like hard concrete, the whole place shook when others walking around and TV reception bad as well as phone,bed decor was old and shabby and smelly, and felt dirty Don't Believe Photos. left... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

My wife and I had 6 nights at a Eco Cottage over Easter. We had a great time, cottage was clean, had all the facilities we needed and certainly plan to return. The setting is tranquil but Wanderers Retreat is close enough to all facilities. I highly recommend!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Travelling for work doesn't always mean fun, but this trip was sensational. Usually stay in Raymond Terrace as I work in Williamtown, however I felt a little adventurous and found Wanderers Retreat. Lovely staff, amazing cabins to stay in with everything you need. Waking up for work and listening to the kookaburras outside is blissful and not something you get... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Our third visit to Wanderers Retreat in recent years. Place gets better every time. The hosts bend over backwards to make your stay as pleasant as possible.. The eco lodge was large and spacious. BBQ facilities every lodge. Lovely bush surrounds and if your lucky like we were you will even spot a koala in the trees. Lovely quiet location.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Met by the lovely owner Jane on our arrival and she took us directly to our spa cottage surrounded by beautiful Australian native bush and gum trees. Flora and fauna aplenty and each evening of our 3 night stay had us spotting for Koalas, bush tailed possums, kookaburras flying squirrels and a tawny frog mouth to name but a few.... More 

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Wamberal, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Weve just returned from three wonderful days staying at Wanderers.we were very active during the day and found it very relaxing to return to the tranquillity of our lodge hidden away in the trees in the evening . Well appointed (we had a brand new bathroom which my wife and daughter loved) and clean.One afternoon we even spotted a koala... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I can't recommend this place any higher. We have been twice and wish we could have stayed longer or more often. Perfect for nature lover's looking for a relaxing weekend - think bbq, books, beer and no phone (because you can't get reception anyway!). Absolute paradise. Not the place if you don't like possum's as they invite themselves onto your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

The staff were very lovely and helpful, made sure we had everything we needed upon arrival. Provided us with maps and brochures of the area we were staying in. Although I had an issue with booking, my booking stated I was staying and payed for a tree house but ended up in one of the spa bath cottages. The floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We spent 2 nights in one of the Eco lodges on our way from Brisbane to Sydney and it was great fun! Both Ian and Jane were so helpful and friendly from the moment we arrived on site, from telling us about the area to showing us round. The accommodation was perfect for a family of four with a double... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Spent a wonderful long weekend at Wanderers Retreat in cottage 8. This lovely self contained cottage for two had everything we could possibly need and many lovely extras we did not expect. The spa bath is huge with a restful bush outlook and the hot water is plentiful. The cottage is surrounded by very beautiful tall paper bark trees and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wanderers Retreat offers the best and the most Port Stephens holiday accommodation for couples and families. If you want to spend quality time with your loved ones in one of the finest Port Stephens hotels but don’t want to indulge in splurges, then Wanderers Retreat is the ultimate destination for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wanderers Retreat

Address: 7 Koala Place, One Mile Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens
Price Range: $82 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wanderers Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Wanderers Retreat Hotel Anna Bay
Wanderers Retreat South Pacific/Port Stephens, Australia
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