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Best little book shop in Australia

Visiting this gorgeous little bookshop is just like walking into a friend’s home. You can pick up a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Lisa L
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Perfect in every way.

With a wide range of books on hand, friendly staff and great coffee, a visit to Great Escape Books... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Ilysr-Yams
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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13 Mar 2018
“Best little book shop in Australia ”
26 Jan 2018
“Perfect in every way. ”
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Great Escape Books is situated on the scenic Great Ocean Rd in Aireys Inlet. Our talented team love helping clients find a fabulous new book or author. We specialise in offering great events, including book launches, readings, children's events and...more
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75 Great Ocean Rd | Shop 2, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231, Australia
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+61 3 5289 7052
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Visiting this gorgeous little bookshop is just like walking into a friend’s home. You can pick up a selection of books, grab a coffee, sit in the comfy couch and decide which one (or two) to take home. Nic the owner is very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Lisa L
Nicole M, Owner at Great Escape Books, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks Lisa for your wonderful review. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and love that you enjoyed the bookshop. Looking forward to seeing you next time! Warm Regards, Nicole & Great Escape Books team.

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

With a wide range of books on hand, friendly staff and great coffee, a visit to Great Escape Books is highly recommended as part of your Great Ocean Road experience. My wife and I were staying at Aireys Inlet for a relaxing weekend away from...More

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Nicole M, Owner at Great Escape Books, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you Ilys -Yams so such a glowing review and your support of our bookshop. You have made our week! We are just rapt that you had such a wonderful experience and that our staff were able to help you, your wife and your son....More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I love love love this place. It is so inviting, kinda like a lolly shop! Great books, so much variety. You are welcomed and invited to look around and ask anything about the books the shop in general. Seriously you have to stop here, there's...More

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Nicole M, Owner at Great Escape Books, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Dear Angeltripping, thank you so very much for such a glowing review of our bookshop. We love all our customers - who are much more like friends and are delighted that you like coming to Great Escape Books! You've bought such a smile to our...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Aireys Inlet is a delightful little haven know as Great Escape Books. The shelves are brimming with books on a wide range of subjects & the owners genuine love for books can be seen in the way that...More

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Nicole M, Owner at Great Escape Books, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Dear Beck and Steven, A heartfelt thank you for such a glowing review, it is so very kind and generous of you to write such a thorough review and post all those great photographs. We are delighted that you loved your time at Great Escape...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

What a great bookshop! It has a large range of fiction books, so I'd highly recommend visiting as it's sure to have something to read on the beach in summer, or by the fire in the winter. The lady who was there was very friendly...More

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Nicole M, Owner at Great Escape Books, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so very much Jean - we are rapt that you found us.! Thanks for such a lovely review, we hope to see you again sometime soon. Best Nicole and Jen

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Popped in her for a lovely hour or two browsing and chatting with the lovely owner who had tons of fantastic recommendations. It's a beautiful, airy place packed with books and with couches to read on. If you love stories and reading and are in...More

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Nicole M, Owner at Great Escape Books, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear Erica, Thank you for such a glowing review, we are so very pleased that you had such a good experience. Please do pop back in next time you are on the coast! Warm Regards, Nicole and Jen

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