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Brisbane
Reviewed 12 November 2012

It's a great deal for the price, perfect location and cosy environment. Excellent views.Nice gaming and entertainment room. Good breakfast.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2012

The Cecil Guesthouse is one the nicest guest houses I have ever stayed at. The place was spotlessly clean, fresh and has lovely timeless quality of a bygone era. The games area and gardens were lovely and really added something to our stay. The location is excellent making this a perfect place to stay when visiting the Blue Mountains.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and although it was quite old fashioned and could have done with a lick of paint, the service was great and the location was fab. Breakfast was great, with lots of choice! Loved the raisin toast! Bathrooms were cleaned on the top floor but a bit scary and cold on the bottom floor. This...

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1Thank Cometravelwithme2012
Roosendaal, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Besides the central location in town, the clean & cosy rooms, the warm beds, the fire place, the views from the windows, the superb grounds around the guesthouse, the best part of The Cecil is the staff. Small in number but big on service! With the redecoration in full swing, the visitors after us, will discover an even better and...

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Perth Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2012

After walking past the entrance twice (it's hard to find) we found our little Gem. I had one night, just my daughter and I, and I wanted cheap accommodation, somewhere to lay my head. At $80 for my room, I couldn't have done better. It's old (which I liked), it's quaint, and like stepping back in time, but the place...

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1Thank meljup
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2012

I loved my stay at this old style guesthouse. Everything provided in my room ~ bedding extra pillows and blankets efficient heater clean towels.. Cecil GH is cozy and comfortable with lots of old world charm. Coming 'home' after a big day it was so delightful to join other guests around the fire for a late night snack and catch...

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Thank Luckyskye
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Just had a fab weekend at the Cecil. Yes she is old but she has so much character I felt at home. The bed was warm thanks to the electric blankets and me and my friends soaked up the warmth of the combustion heater. Great location for shopping. Please book me in for next year.

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Thank Louise G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at Cecil. Our room was comfortable and clean with a lovely view over katoomba. Breakfast is basic but good, and served downstairs in a carpeted lounge with an old stage set! Admittedly, visiting in winter, we had to sit right by the electric fire to keep warm/melt the butter for our toast! There is another...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2012

The charm and character of the Cecil is what makes a stay there so lovely. The price suggests it is fairly basic but it was comfortable. We found a warm nook each night to watch telly or play board games or read. The rooms were clean and comfortable and warm. It is not a big busy place even during peak...

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Thank sharon c
sydney
Reviewed 28 May 2012

I don't write the words 'worst place we have EVER stayed at without serious consideration as to what this means. So, why was it the worst place we have ever stayed at. The four of us found the photos charming as were the email correspondences...and that is the only positive thing I can say. The beds were terrible and we...

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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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cecil Guesthouse

Address: 108 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Hotel Class:2 star — The Cecil Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Cecil Guesthouse Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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 of 5 bubbles Dipster3, 22 Feb 2014 | Read review
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“Top floor facing the back, views with glimpse of mountains”
 of 5 bubbles caffegelato, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
“;ask for a ground level room if stairs aint your thing ;there is parking available on site”
 of 5 bubbles Natalia1g, 18 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The rooms 30 to 34 have the best view of the valley and they get the morning sun. There are some creaky boards in the old place but it all adds to the character”
 of 5 bubbles Gemlister, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
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