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The Cecil Guesthouse

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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
17 Mar 2016
“budget hotel”
14 May 2015
“''needs some work''”
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    Reviewed 5 April 2013

    We stayed here for one night and paid $60 for 2 beds in a 4 bed room, which we shared with another traveller. At reception there is a sign which states that this is NOT a backpackers but a guesthouse. However, it seems strange to...More

    1  Thank EuanandRuth
    Response from TheCecil, Manager at The Cecil GuesthouseResponded 6 April 2013

    Hi there, We are in the process of changing from a backpackers to a guesthouse - the room you stayed in is the last dorm room which will be gone soon. The dorm has been left to honor our final reservations for that room. During...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2013

    Been staying here for years for the music festival weekend and seen the old place in various incarnations. Under new management again, management seems to change every couple of years, and definitely back to a guesthouse and not a hostel anymore. The current managers are...More

    Thank annamog
    Reviewed 14 February 2013

    The Cecil looks pretty ramshackle from outside, but inside it is all old-fashioned comfort. The shared bathrooms are dated but well-maintained, as are the bedrooms. Just off the main street, it was very convenient for the Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival held at The Carrington, which...More

    Thank GaraBa
    Reviewed 13 February 2013

    The Cecil's friendly new owners are working hard to turn it round after years of neglect. They deserve to succeed. It's comfortable, clean, centrally positioned - and you get a very good complimentary breakfast thrown in. Excellent value!

    Thank Derek R
    Response from TheCecil, Manager at The Cecil GuesthouseResponded 14 February 2013

    Thank you Derek. We're glad you both enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 29 January 2013

    When we arrived at this guest house it was obvious it needs some TLC. But once inside our opinion changed. The rooms, though small, are spotless and the beds very comfortable. We had a standard double room without an ensuite..but the shared bathrooms are easily...More

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    Hello future guests,It is our pleasure to announce that The Cecil is under new management as of 02/12/12. We are in love with The Cecil and passionate about making your stay a pleasurable experience rather than just a bed for the night.We look forward to ensuring you enjoy your stay.Cecil Management
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    "rooms choose NONE"
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    "Make sure you get the room you paid for. Pay as you go and not in lump sum at beginning."
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    "Top floor facing the back, views with glimpse of mountains"
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    ";ask for a ground level room if stairs aint your thing ;there is parking available on site"
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