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“What a great place for a group of friends”
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Luxury Lodge nr Beechworth 5 acres of magnificent garden
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The 16m natural swimming pool
Luxury Lodge nr Beechworth
5 acres of magnificent garden
Generous living and dining
Funky rustic living space
Lodge bedroom
Generous king bedrooms
Lodge bathroom 1
Modern comforts - kitchen and entry
Spacious kitchen well equipped
Picturesque outdoor dining
Private garden and dining
Giant chess
Arts Suite living room
Arts Suite romantic bedroom
Relax on the bocci court
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Stanley, Victoria

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David S
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What a great place for a group of friends”
Reviewed 3 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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A group of friends went up to Stanley and had a great weekend. There was 10 of us, so we filled both the house and the separate studio apartment, both of which are stylish, inviting and spacious. The architecture of the house is interesting, there is heaps of space to sit back and relax, and the kitchen has everything you could need. The garden is spectacular and the new natural pool would be great in summer. The weather was lousy but the coonara kept the whole house warm. The warm apple and fig cake upon arrival just topped it all off. This was our third visit, there will be a fourth (ps; The Stanley Pub down the road is a must!)

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Liked best: The architecture of the house and the beautiful gardens
Liked least: The weather?
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
4 Jul 2016
Thank you David. It was a pleasure to host you again and thank you for your generous appreciation of our special paradise and our hospitality.
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AlainMusi...
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 29 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Planetrees has 4 large bedrooms, so it is suitable for a group.
We stayed with our 2 year old and 2 couples.
A beautiful place with a warm, relaxing atmosphere.
The natural swimming pool is something special, but the garden setting is gorgeous.
The communal area is great for relaxing and having a chat and a glass of wine.
The kitchen is well equipped (although we ate out).
A superb place to stay for a small group.

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Liked best: Beautiful ambience
Liked least: No corkscrew
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Stephen C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Words cannot express...”
Reviewed 28 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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We stayed in this incredible house for 3 nights with my family consisting of 3 adult children and a 13 yr old. Having lived overseas for the past 10 years, we were really looking forward to relaxation in a quintessential Australian setting...and bot, did we luck out with our discovery of Planetrees. The lodge itself is impeccable, cosy, and very well appointed in every way. The outside eating area is amazing, great place to sit and eat, and take in the gardens that really have to been seen to be appreciated, photos do not do justice. The pool area...wow, kids loved it. At night you can hear the frogs blurping away in the reeds that surround it. .Only 3kms from High Grove berry farm ( a must-do), and 8km from Beechworth and all that it offers. We did not get to sample the lunch at Stanley Pub, but it looks great and is only 5 mins walk from the Lodge.

Genevieve is a gracious host, and has thought of everything. We have stayed in high-end places in Italy, France, and many other locations, and simply Planetrees is top of the list if you are looking for relaxation in one of the most beautiful regions of Australia.
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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Robert D
Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Fabulous Place, ideal for family group”
Reviewed 9 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

For a family special birthday celebration our group comprising 3 couples, one adult and 8 children ranging from 6 months to 13 years, stayed over the Easter period. The house is ideal with much character and has every amenity. The two main bedrooms are large with king size beds and the others are a good size.
The property has beautifully laid out grounds with an Eco Swimming Pool and large lawns surrounded by lovely vegetation . Kids enjoyed an Easter Egg hunt in the gardens.
The kitchen is modern and the spacious lounge/ dining area is ideal for relaxing and chatting.
A very professionally organised place and ideal for large family or other groups.

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Liked best: Spacious house and grounds, very private
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Granville...
Hunter Valley
Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Could this be Heaven on Earth?”
Reviewed 13 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

When you arrive at Planetrees it does not take long to realise that you are in a very special place. The five acres of gardens are truly idyllic with a marvellous combination of trees, shrubs and rolling lawns complemented by fruit trees and a herb/vegetable garden. Then you come upon a splendid log cabin renewed with care for a modern day experience. Luxury and a rustic environment don't always come together but they do at Planetrees. All of this can be combined with a visit to historic Beechworh, a climb to the top of Mt Buffalo (after an easy drive) and don't forget an easy-going Italian lunch at Ceccanti Wines near Mt. Beauty. There are also restaurants for all tastes in Beechworth and the nearby Stanley Pub. Planetrees helps provide a perfect stay in Northern Victoria.

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Liked best: The idyllic environment, lovely accommodation and a most pleasant host
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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