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Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

We stayed at Hillcrest retreat again last weekend for about the 10th time. We always leave feeling welcomed and relaxed. Both Clive and Tracy are grand hosts and the cottage has a unique ambeince that is truly amazing. It was raining but with the fire roaring and the mists on the mountain ranges I did not miss the smoggy city at all. This place is real value for money. Regards Bruce & Mimi

Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2013

Thank you Bruce .. and it was lovely that your "better half" got to meet our little girl with the same name on this visit - although ours has 4 legs and fur so yours is much more beautiful in human terms. Look forward to welcoming you back soon :)

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Reviewed 15 May 2013

The 2 night stay my partner and I had was amazing, well worth every penny. Clive and Tracy were simply incredible hosts and made the whole weekend run so smoothly, there was nothing more you could ask of them. The surroundings are beautiful, quiet and completely secluded. The both of us would definitely go again any day. Thank you so much Clive and Tracy!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Daniel M
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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2013

Thankyou so much for the lovely comments - we look forward to welcoming you back to Hillcrest in the near future :)

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Reviewed 28 April 2013

We loved our 2 night stay at Hillcrest. The cottage was our home away from home for our romantic escape. The facilities were modern, clean and luxurious. The deep double spa was my favourite, followed closely by the fantastic views. My husband loved the shetland ponies, and always stopped for a pat & a chat. We can also recommend Lisa the masseuse with her "bodywork" massage, wow what a professional! Thank you for all your suggestions about where to go & what to see and the glass of bubbly and loaf of freshly baked bread on arrival was much appreciated.

Room Tip: The cottage is fantastic.
  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2013

We're so glad you enjoyed your short break with us .... look forward to welcoming you back some time in the not too distant future - when (hopefully!) there'll be another little pony to play with :)

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Reviewed 8 April 2013

I called up Clive and Tracy on a rather difficult Thursday morning asking if they happened to have space short notice so that I could escape from the world for the weekend. Even just speaking with them on the phone left me feeling refreshed, and once I got there I was welcomed and looked after with such love and encouragement. Hillcrest is set in the middle of such a beautiful part of the country and there is a real sense of peace that rests over it. You can tell that Clive and Tracy have a love for the area and it's so special that they would choose to share it with others.

Their breakfasts were amazing (and as an extra bonus this helped me to save money on lunch since they left me so satisfied!), and the suggestions they made for coffee and dinner were all great!

I'd highly recommend this beautiful spot to anyone, whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a space to retreat from the world and find some peace or anything in between. I really felt like it was a gift from God that I could stay here and am so grateful that I stumbled upon this little piece of heaven.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled solo
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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2013

Thank you so much Sam .. it was really a pleasure having you stay with us. Your enthusiasm for life and happy smiling face gave a lift to our day. Hope to see you back with us one day soon :)

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Reviewed 5 April 2013

Hillcrest, without doubt is "As Good As It Gets!". Tracy & Clive are wonderful welcoming hosts, friendly, attentive yet discreet. Their attention to detail is evidenced in the impeccable standard of accomodation. If you're looking for a secluded, quiet, no fuss, luxurious accomodation well away from it all, in arguably one of Australia's most beautiful locations, then book Hillcrest! You won't regret it.

Room Tip: The rooms in the house are wonderful as it the separate cottage. Have stayed in both!
  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2013

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we can welcome you back to Hillcrest in the not too distant future ... p.s. new batch of home-made marmalade is ready and waiting for you!

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