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Barrington Hideaway
Reviewed December 29, 2013

Very peaceful, private, clean and well equipped cabins right on the river. We found the hosts (Pat) very friendly & welcoming.
We would highly recommend these cabins for a nice peaceful break away.
The grounds were very large with access to a river (for swimming) and it was only a short drive from Gloucester, but we preferred to use the weber BBQ on the verandah to cook with as we didn't rate the restaurants in Gloucester much

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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rivercottage, Owner at Barrington Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

Hi Lee,

Thanks for the kind review, 'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

We are very lucky to have a secluded spot on the river that is only 3 mins from town.

We will keep the gas bottle on the Webber full for you next visit!



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Reviewed April 26, 2010

This trip over Easter was our second time staying at this property. We had overnighted before and promised ourselves to come back. One of the things that we particuarly like is that these cabins have been styled and equipped to a very high standard- they are very comfortable and provided with pretty much anything you may need. Another feature is that the vegetation has been planted well around the cabins to provide good privacy and attracts a lot of bird life. With large balconies with views out to the nearby hills and over the local Barrington River running beneath the cabins, it's pretty much a perfect place for relaxing with a book and coffee. This is a good location for kids with plenty of grassy area/ property for ball games, bike riding, kite flying etc.This time around we tried our hand at fishing for bass in the dam and walking along the river on the adjacent property.

We found the hosts to be friendly, amenable and keen to ensure that people enjoy themeselves - including mowing an area of grass for one arriving family who were looking for a cricket pitch! With Gloucester only a 5 min car ride away, it is easy to choose whether to stay and cook using the well equipped kitchen, or head into town and let someone else do the cooking. We think this property makes a good base for the area and also works as a great "sleep and relax" long weekend destination from Sydney.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled with family
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BRCRGloucester, Manager at Barrington Hideaway, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2010

Thank you very much for your review of Barrington Riverside Country Retreat. We are glad you and your Family enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again.

Thank you
Adrian, Bev & Trudy
Barrington Riverside Country Retreat

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Additional Information about Barrington Hideaway

Address: 312 Thunderbolts Way, Gloucester, New South Wales 2422, Australia (Formerly Barrington Riverside Country Retreat)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Gloucester
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Gloucester
Price Range: $151 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barrington Hideaway 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the Gloucester and Barrington Tops pristine area of lush sweeping valley's and a back drop of beautiful green ranges lies Barrington Hideaway.View the picturesque surroundings as you drive towards a weekend or longer stay in your luxurious private cottage. Perfect for couples seeking an intimate and relaxing stay or a family looking for adventure to explore .Each cottage is in true harmony with the serene and tranquil bush and while relaxing on your private verandah the open views of the Barrington River are spectacular especially at dusk as the warm sun sinks below the horizon.A magical end to a perfect day at Barrington Hideaway. ... more   less 
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