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Gilgara Retreat

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17/06/2017 18/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very basic accommodation, breakfast was get your own tea and toast, no-one around to offer more, sparsely furnished, we booked and paid for 3 nights and stayed only 2, probably one of the worst places in Margaret River, the host was very pleasant.

Thank floreat29
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My wife picked this accommodation at Margaret river for its beautiful environment, we booked for 2 nights and this accommodation is not CHEAP! Despite the room setup is pretty BUT nothing work!!! The stove was not working, the wifi can't connect, TV was not showing any problem!! As usual, we expect there is service desk which can provide support whenever...

1Thank derek k
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We booked Gilgara Retreat for my daughters wedding and we are so pleased that we did. The service and help provided by Angus (the manager) was exceptionally good which helped with this wedding running smoothly and being a very good and happy event. The grounds were manicured on our arrival with the paths and courtyards swept clean. The brides family...

Thank Pamies
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Gilgara retreat for 5 nights in the homestead. We weren't sure what to expect from a "retreat" and found that on the scale from hotel to BnB it was closer in feel to a BnB. The "homestead" and grounds are beautifully maintained and are just like the photos. Angus, the proprietor, lives on site from what I...

Thank happytravellermaz
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Candlelit spa bath, incredibly comfy king bed, modern well laid out spacious design. Beautiful lush gardens. Well located on Caves Road, Gilgara is a 20 minute drive to most of the best wineries and degustation restaurants. I couldn't image a better place for our week long stay. No phone service (Optus) meant a real break (there is wifi to stay...

Thank Kerri54321
gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, always happy our guests leave with a smile. Cheers Angus

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter was married at Gilgara Retreat in March 2016. The venue was perfect for everything we wanted. Beautiful setting, flexible and lovely accommodation for the family, wedding party and friends and a beautiful landscape as a backdrop. We returned with friends just a couple of weeks ago. Angus the proprietor and manager cannot do enough for you. The accommodation,...

Thank Paula B
gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for being such great guests. So lucky you came to Gilgara. Cheers Angus

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I married my husband here and it was AMAZING and just 6 months later we couldnt resist coming down, just for a weekend getaway because it's such a beautiful place to be. Extremely good value especially the garden suites as they are five star if you ask me... Great location and as always Angus is so kind and helpful. Hoping...

Thank Georgia S
gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. I appreciate it. Cheers Angus

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful homestead with pretty garden. Angus, the host, is friendly and very helpful. Breakfast is simple but the fresh fruit salad is delicious. The open fireplace is great on cool evenings. Pleasant rooms.

1Thank wendyeddey
gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Cheers Angus

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Garden Suite for 5 nights. Although it is not a luxurious suite, the basics are there. The room is comfortable, meeting our expectations, based on the information from the Gilgara website and TripAdvisor reviews. Angus is really nice. After we made our booking, he emailed us with suggestions of what to do, where to go, where...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. Am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Cheers

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Attended a wedding here in March and was so impressed a group of us came back for the weekend. Great accommodation and Angus kindly allowed us to take over his kitchen. Nothing was too much trouble. This is a great location close to everything the region offers.

Thank salcat55
gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for considering Gilgara for your second visit. I appreciate it. Cheers

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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Gilgara Retreat

Address: 3 Old Ellen Brook Road, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Margaret River Region > Margaret River
Price Range: RM572 - RM864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gilgara Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Garden Suites are much better than the homestead bedrooms and offer more”
Pamies, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They're all beautiful - the garden suites are a little more luxe :)”
caseyb750, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't take a garden suite as cramped and way overpriced”
jennia943, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are quieter with lovely views”
948nigelf, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the house if you need wifi Garden suites offer more privacy & have a bath.”
nic201, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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