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97 Ford St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747 Australia
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#1 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Beechworth
2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Named the top B&B in Australia in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2013 awards, Freeman on Ford is Beechworth's only 5 Star accredited B&B - and it has held this accreditation since 2005. Freeman on Ford has also won national HMAA awards for Excellence in 2010 and 2011 and is Eco Friendly Accredited. Here you can choose from two options in luxury accommodation - Victorian era rooms upstairs or 1930's style rooms overlooking the private swimming pool downstairs.
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Lyn and Greg David wrote a review Jan 14
4 contributions1 helpful vote
December January Julie, Alex, lyn and Greg stayed at Freeman on Ford in Beechworth. WOW. Jim and Heidi greeted us on arrival and settled us in. The old bank building goes back to the 1980s, has been extended twice and is amazing.There are large lounges in the extension areas with the most ornate fittings, candelabra, beautiful china cabinets with amazing settings, drapes and curtains, all arranged by Heidi. The extensions lead to the large back yard and the heated lap pool and spa go almost the full length. On the porch to the yard there are lovely lounge areas relax and enjoy. This area leads to the under cover car park. The gardens are amazing, all designed by Heidi. Breakfast is like the main meal of the day, beautifully prepared and served by Jim and Heidi who introduce all guests to each other. Like a big family atmosphere. In the afternoon high tea is served and at night there is port and chocolate. The rooms are ornate and the bed is magic. We cannot recommend Freeman highly enough with Jim and Heidi making the atmosphere and ambience so hospitable. In beechworth I heard that 7 bed and breakfasts have recently closed, thankfully Freeman still goes strong. With many thanks to Jim and Heidi from Julie, Alec, Lyn and Greg.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Andrea S wrote a review Jan 11
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions2 helpful votes
We got a last minute booking here for two nights thanks to someone else's cancellation. Everything about Freeman on Ford was excellent. The location on the main street is in a beautiful building, we had a luxurious period-style room, the pool is spectacular, terrace and lounge areas etc are all excellent as well as the service and attention to detail throughout. Hosts Heidi and Jim really do provide an exceptionally welcoming and relaxing hotel from which to explore Beechworth. Staying here made us feel like we'd had a proper holiday! Can't rate it highly enough.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Spiritua wrote a review Jan 10
Southbank, Australia27 contributions16 helpful votes
Short version: this place is extraordinary ! Long version: We stayed 5 days at Freeman on Ford and couldn’t have been happier with the experience. Firstly the building and place is absolutely beautiful, Victorian style room in perfect condition. There is a relaxing outdoor pool area and several indoor lounge room to enjoy. Heidi and Jim are going the extra mile to provide an outstanding service and experience. From delicious breakfast to details like preparing the room for the night while we were out for dinner. In all honestly, we enjoyed better service in the Freeman on Ford than many of luxury 5 stars hotel we have been to ! This place is a gem and we will be back, thank you Heidi and Jim for making our stay an unforgettable experience.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
colin g wrote a review Dec 2020
Melbourne, Australia37 contributions26 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed four nights in December 2020.. Heidi & Jim are the most amazing hosts, they cannot do enough to make your stay relaxing. From recommendation on wines to the best way to the rock pools they are a wealth of information. Throw in a big beautiful room overlooking the sparkling pool with afternoon tea on the balcony it is a great way to relax Wake up to a very delicious home cooked breakfast every morning it is easy to see why Heidi and Jim’s B&B is so popular, it truly is Beechworth Gold. Can’t wait to return. Only negative comment is that we had to leave. Thanks Heidi & Jim you guys are incredible hosts.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Nomes-Yea wrote a review Dec 2020
Melbourne, Australia28 contributions10 helpful votes
Simply Outstanding – Pure 5 stars. The Freeman on Ford B&B run by hosts Heidi & Jim cannot be faulted for their attention to detail and service to every guest. With both of them to help with any guest enquiry and local recommendations, you felt well informed without being over sold. We have stayed at a number of B&B over the years within Beechworth and this was our second stay at Freeman on Ford B&B. The choice for breakfast was excellent and the afternoon tea of homemade cakes and a fresh pot of tea that is included in the price was magnificent. We have just come off our 3rd three (3) night stay at Freeman on Ford B&B in the Deluxe Crystal Suite in three (3) years. This suite with its king size bed, full marble en-suite with extra-large double-spa, double rain showers and double basin, cannot be beaten - this room would easily rival a number of 5 star hotels suites in the Melbourne CDB. All I can really say is thank you to Heidi & Jim and we will be back again!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Freeman on Ford B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Freeman on Ford B&B?
Nearby attractions include Billson’s Brewery (0.3 miles), Beechworth Historic Courthouse (0.05 miles), and Beechworth Honey (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Freeman on Ford B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Freeman on Ford B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Freeman on Ford B&B?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Freeman on Ford B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Moments & Memories Tea Room, The Provenance, and The Ox and Hound Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Freeman on Ford B&B?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Freeman on Ford B&B located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Beechworth.
Are there any historical sites close to Freeman on Ford B&B?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Beechworth Gaol (0.4 miles), Beechworth Historical Precinct (0.01 miles), and Beechworth Telegraph Station (0.05 miles).