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“The most relaxing place ever!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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HideAway Haven
Ranked #2 of 18 Albany B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersGold level
Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The most relaxing place ever!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2011

My partner and I recently had the pleasure of staying at Hideaway Haven. Regularly frequenting holiday accommodation we have become used to a very high standard of service. Hideaway Haven excelled in all facets and expectations.
The accommodation was magnificent, the views second to none. This home was spotlessly clean and so inviting with its homeliness and rustic charm. Becki and Maggie were the perfect hostesses making us feel welcomed and so well taken care of. Despite advising they are not chefs the food was exceptional.
Our work commitments had been extremely hectic prior to our holiday and we had been advised that it would take at least three weeks to unwind from all the tension and stresses of the previous twelve months, well whoever said that had never been to Hideaway Haven!!
We will certainly be visiting Hideaway Haven again and intend to do this regularly and hope more people get the opportunity to do the same and relax and be spoilt in such a beautiful location by people who obviously love what they do, to be able to do it so brilliantly!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Kayjo46
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hideaway_haven, Owner at HideAway Haven, responded to this review, September 23, 2011
Thank you for your special review on our HideAway. We are thrilled that the love and passion we have for our Haven helped you relax and unwind from all the tension of your work commitments. We love it when our guests are reluctant to leave and anxious to return :-)
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Warnbro, WA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2011

Myself and my husband spent two awesome days at Hideaway Haven for our 5th Wedding Anniversary. Wow is all I can say!

Maggi and Becki were wonderful wonderful hosts and their gorgeous hideaway Haven was just beautiful. From the instant we were shown to our rooms we started to relax in the gorgeous surrounds. Our room had a balcony with beautiful views overlooking Oyster Harbour and beautiful bush and farm land and to be woken up in the morning to hear the birds chirping and the cow's mooing it feels like you are in the middle of no where.

Hideaway Haven provided everything and more what we were looking for in our romantic getaway for our Wedding Anniversary - The accomodation was top top class and the breakfast that we received the two mornings was outstanding - just sooooo yummy and beautifully presented - the hosts have put a lot of thought into their breakfast menu and it shows because it tasted amazing!

Oh and the jacuzzi on a cold wintery rainy night topped off an awesome experience - it was raining, it was cold but with a glass of wine - the jacuzzi was amazing - a great way to relax after a day exploring Albany!

Maggie and Becki - thanks from the bottom of our hearts for giving us such an amazing weekend away - one that we will remember for a long time - hopefully not too long because I know when we need to get away again you will be getting a call from us - you should both be very proud of all that you have achieved in this gorgeous B&B!

Ryan and Erica xx

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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9 Thank RyanErica
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Busselton
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2011

Friendly, informative hosts without being intrusive.
A great Breakfast menu and not the usual fare. Lots of planning in an unique way . Very Healthy and enough to sustain until dinner.
Great tree-top vista towards Oyster Bay. Early morning chorus of a variety of birds and other animals ie mooing cows.
7minute drive from the Albany CBD.
Rooms cosy,clean and a comfortable King size bed.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank bruceBusselton
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London, England
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225 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2011

Only stayed one night so maybe didn't get enough experience. The hosts live in a 'pole house' - a house on a hillside supported on poles. They have constructed this 3-roomed b&b in the space under their home. The building itself is nicely done but there aren't any views, from window or balcony you look into not over the surrounding trees.
It was dark when we arrived and we missed the sign saying we should go to the owners house and proceeded downstairs and disturbed the other guests with our 'hello'ing. First thing I was told when we found our hosts was that there had been a problem with my credit card - yes, they had details of a card that had been cancelled due to fraud and I produced a new card that worked, but it was a bit brusque.
The room was well equipped and comfortable and we didn't need air-con which was a relief.
Both the hosts have jobs in town so breakfast was left ready for us. It was substantial and tasty (though the 'hot' dishes had to be given time in the microwave) - but one felt rather abandoned. They were, though, happy to make the hot-tub available outside the normal hours for our use.
As with everything else in Australia - it was expensive for what it was.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank RedHeadPeter
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hideaway_haven, Owner at HideAway Haven, responded to this review, June 24, 2011
I am so sorry your experience with us was less than perfect. We did not intend to be brusque but thought we would get the business side of things settled before you settled in for the night, as you were only here for one night. Unfortunately we do have jobs to go to and our breakfast menu does explain that your breakfast needs to be zapped in the microwave. Am glad you enjoyed the Jacuzzi in the morning...guests don't normally get that opportunity!!
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2011

We stayed here for our honeymoon, and had a lovely time. The property is just beautiful, and has a wonderful view of Oyster Harbour. It is a little out of town, but we were looking for seclusion so was perfect for us. The owners are welcoming and helpful, and cook a delicious breakfast. Overall a great stay in Albany.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank jess747
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hideaway_haven, Manager at HideAway Haven, responded to this review, March 23, 2011
So glad you could spend the first few days of your honeymoon here. We wish you all the best in your new life as newly weds and hope to have you back for an anniversary :-). We are working on some couple packages..stay tuned!!
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Oxford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2011

Thank you very much for creating a warm, imaginative and well executed B&B. I would have no hesitation recommending this place as it exceeds expectation. Your welcome was great and your breakfasts superb. Thanks again!

  • Stayed February 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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adelaide
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2011

Recently my husband and I, together with my son and daughter-in-law and her parents, who were visiting from overseas, spent three delightful nights at Hideaway Haven.
The whole experience was outstanding. No only were Maggi and Becki welcoming hosts, their establishment was superb. From the moment we entered we felt we were living in a Tree House as we were perched high amongst the tree tops which consequently attracted many beautiful birds. From the balconies, that extended from each room, we enjoyed a panoramic view of Albany's coastline, Albany being one of the most beautiful parts of Australia and very much appreciated by our overseas guests.
The whole ambience of Hideaway Haven is top class with everything being of the highest quality. Meals provided were abundant, varied and delightfully presented and the Jacuzzi under the stars proved a popular outlet for our tired muscles at the end of the day.
This B&B would be very much enjoyed by honeymooners, couples wanting a rest from the stresses of our world, or like us, three couples who enjoy each other's company and who at the end of each day want to get together with a drink in the comfortable lounge to chat or play cards.
Congratulations Maggie and Becki and thanks for developing such a Haven, you should both be very proud.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank maureentrutwin
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Additional Information about HideAway Haven

Property: HideAway Haven
Address: 21 Yokanup Road | Bayonet Head, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Albany
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Albany
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — HideAway Haven 5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
AAA 5 Star Hosted Accommodation Located just a short drive from central Albany, HideAway Haven is the ideal getaway and hosted accommodation for couples. What does being a hosted accommodation mean to us? It means we ensure our guests not only receive a warm welcome, a clean room with facilities to ensure a comfortable stay, but we guarantee our guests experience a comprehensive and highly personalised service from their hostesses. Walk down the stairway of H(e)aven and be insulated from the rest of the world and the stresses of everyday life with unspoiled scenery, fresh air and abundant wildlife. Everyone loves to see wildlife, and what better place to observe wild birds and mammals than on your own private deck. Watching birds, interacting with them and listening to their songs can help relieve stress and promote well-being. With over 45 different varieties of birds, bandicoots, kangaroos, skinks, and butterflies keep our guests entertained for hours. Our guests go to sleep watching the glistening light of the moon on the water and listening to the soothing sounds of the calming waves in the distance. Research shows that the sound of waves alters wave patterns in the brain lulling you into a deeply relaxed state. Sea air is charged with healthy negative ions that accelerate our ability to absorb oxygen which is why our guests sleep so soundly. Listening to the sound of chirping birds, enjoying a spectacular sunrise before feeling the warm soft sun on a beautiful morning is just one of the many happy indulgences for our guests. Then it's time for coffee and breakfast and the guests know it is going to be a great day. With beautiful wood furnishings and the lush greenery of the surrounding countryside, HideAway Haven has a tranquil ambience that will let you forget your troubles and relax in style. Pamper yourself with a delicious meal prepared by the Haven's hostess, recently returned from a cooking experience in Italy or cook your own in the fully-equipped kitchen in the common room. HideAway Haven prides itself on superior service for all, and can cater meals for any dietary requirements. Providing supreme comfort and luxury, the Hide Away Haven is the ultimate relaxation destination. Treat yourself to the holiday you deserve, and enjoy a memorable stay like no other in Albany. HideAway Haven is also ideal for travellers seeking self contained accommodation to self cater their needs while away from home. If you are tired of eating out in restaurants, stay awhile. With a full kitchen and BBQ facilities, you can enjoy some home cooking. Jacuzzi is available from 5:30pm and closes at 9:30pm by booking only. 12 Hour notice is required to allow time to heat and recharge Ozone. The Jacuzzi is a communal facility; please follow the instructions to ensure a safe and memorable experience for yourself and our other guests. HideAway Haven is an adult retreat and not suitable for children. HideAway Haven does not have wheelchair access ... more   less 
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