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Kingscliff, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you for a comfortable and enjoyable experience. We loved the recliner chairs in the room and friendly welcome. A quiet and peaceful retreat in a relaxed style.The view and surrounds are spectacular. A top location. Jan & Dave

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your review guys, so glad we could make your stay and enjoyable one and that the recliners added to your comfort. Hope we see you back again very soon. Regards

Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lookout mountain retreat was one of the best stays I've had for a long time. Phil and Wayne were great hosts. The rooms were good the views were spectacular and the food was beautiful. The boys made up feel welcome and went out of their way to accommodate us with our needs. would definitely in back to this place and...

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks guys for your great review and kind words...as always we really enjoy meeting new and interesting people like yourselves and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Phil & Wayne

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views, great for families with kids. 12 beautiful deers and 2 horses residing there. A must for countryside fans! After a long drive from Sydney, we got there around 5:30pm. Saw 10 Harley's parked outside the front desk, someone please tell us they're not staying there! Got in the front desk, around 12 bikies stood inside and waiting for...

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

So sorry to hear that your stay was not as you had anticipated given the arrival of the motorbike guests was at the same time as yourselves. Unfortunately we did have a large group booked in and as they had preferred room layouts and we were completely booked out we were unable to move them away from your room. We...

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great weekend at the Retreat. Rooms were very clean and pleasant with great beds, new linen etc and especially great outlook. Gourmet BBQ superb, great breakfasts. Great launching pad for Dorrigo and Bellingen gems including rainforest walks, fine dining, Bello markets, pampering health spas etc. We had a great time and will be back soon! Many thanks Wayne...

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks guys for choosing The Lookout for your anniversary. Hope to see you again very soon and thanks for the great wrap! Wayne & Phil

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small cosy place. Stopped in for our honeymoon, and nothing but hospitality. Beautiful grounds, deer, horses, greenery. Helpful hints provided by Philip on where to go, and where to eat. Will be back.

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Our pleasure and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay...until next time. Cheers Phil & Wayne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect place to stay. Drove down from Brisbane and was impressed from the moment we arrived. A beautiful place to stay. Friendly staff. Wayne and Phil are perfect hosts. Great rooms with Amazing views. Was going to stay one night. Ended up staying three. A perfect romantic retreat. Highly recommended staying here. Check out the waterfalls in the area....

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Tony and Libby, Always a pleasure having great people like yourselves come and stay with us and we look forward when next your driving this way...Cheers guys

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A must stop on your trip into Dorrigo. Wayne and Phillip are very gracious hosts. The views are stunning. The rooms are clean and comfy. Lookout Mountain is a work in progress. Will be looking forward to a return trip to see how much the boys have done.

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Stephanie, Hope to see you back very soon. Cheers Wayne & Phil

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed 2 nights and could quite happily have stayed longer. Dorrigo is so scenic and Lookout Mountain Retreat is in the most beautiful location. It appears to have been a little unloved but now has new owners who are loving and nurturing it. My 2 priorities are always cleanliness & location & this place scores 10 out of 10...

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks guys for a great review. Yes the place is a work in process so you will definitely see some changes when next you come and stay. Cheers Wayne & Phil

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stayed for a long weekend, after not having stayed there for many years. The new owners are making brilliant changes and upgrades to the rooms and to the whole Retreat. The beds and bedding are all new, superb beds and first class linen and pillows. The owners couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. Lookout Mountain Retreat is in...

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Ann and Charles for giving us such a great wrap and recommending our motel and its location to travellers wishing to explore the spectacular scenery this region offers. Looking forward to your next stay with us at the Lookout. Cheers Wayne & Phil

Buderim
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived here one wet night and were welcomed by the very helpful hosts. They even organised a meal for us as they were a few km from the town and we did not want to go out again after driving all day. It was very comfortable and we loved the ambience of the beautiful location. We were pointed in...

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ShacresI, Owner at Lookout Mountain Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do strive to go above and beyond for our guests and to have positive feedback is very much appreciated. Happy we could help make your stay a memorable one.

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ideal getaway place, half way between Sydney and Brisbane, overlooking the Dorrigo escarpment out to the ocean and national parks ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lookout Mountain Retreat

Address: 15 Maynards Plains Road, Dorrigo, New South Wales 2453, Australia (Formerly Lookout Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Dorrigo
Price Range: €71 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout Mountain Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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