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Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brixham, Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its not flash - just peacefully wonderful. Expect a very friendly reception from Paul and Craig to their tranquil spot on a hill. They have magnificent views of Mt Warning, Wollumbin and the Springbrook Range to the North. They have created a wonderful atmosphere in which to relax and unwind. We have travelled widely in all States and Territories of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at this magical guesthouse. The location is stunning, the accommodation tasteful and comfortable, and the hospitality offered by Paul and Craig was warm and welcoming - there was honestly nothing that was too much trouble for them and their enthusiasm and friendliness really set the tone for the whole weekend. We will be returning!!

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there, What a sheer delight having you both stay with us! Thank you very much indeed for your review. We do look forward to seeing you back here in the future. Make sure "C" "leaves his phone at home "accidentally" : ) Look forward to seeing you both here again. Best Regards Aplenty, Craig & Paul

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two very enjoyable nights in Hillcrest Retreat. We arrived in the evening for a lovely dinner cooked by chef Paul. Rooms were very comfortable with lovely views. Breakfasts a highlight. Paul and Craig attentive and accomodating hosts. A very enjoyable stay in a well appointed hotel.

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Lynda, We really appreciate your review of us. Thank you so very much for taking the time to do this. It was a total fun and enjoyable time having you all stay here. We give you a big thumbs up!!! Hope to see you both here again in the future. Have an awesome day! Craig & Paul

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Although I reckon we were by far the youngest guests to stay here, my boyfriend and I had the best Valentine's Day I could have asked for at Hillcrest! Only just under an hour from the Gold Coast it was the perfect way for us to get away from everything without going too far. The grounds are beautiful, not to...

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hey there Nicole & Rob, We are pretty chuffed at your awesome review. It means a lot to us that you have given us such wonderful feedback. Thank you so, so much! We really enjoyed getting to know the both of you... and so did our fur babies!! You are more than welcome back anytime - even to pop in...

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights midweek taking advantage of our daughter going to camp. It is a stunning location with 360 degree views. Paul and Craig are so welcoming, friendly and helpful and we would strongly recommend dining there in the evening. Paul is an experienced and expert chef. Suggestion if they read this is to...

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review! And thank you for your suggestion - we will most certainly be looking into doing this. Great idea! We look forward to seeing you here again in the future for more excellent times. Have an awesome week! Craig & Paul

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Our daughter bought us a weekend at Hillcrest. Craig and Paul were simply to most outstanding hosts - attentive, unobtrusive and informative. Nothing was too much trouble and the attention to detail was spot on. We really enjoyed the pool ( don't let the council fence it in!), the friendly assortment of labradors, the views that make for great photos....

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there Paul, We truly appreciate your review... and your stay with us! Thanks so much for the wonderful experience. It would be awesome to see you both again in the future : ) Thanks again! Craig & Paul

Brisbane
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We stayed at Hillcrest for my birthday in January. This Bed and Breakfast has such beautiful views! Our afternoon consisted of curling up on the day bed on the verandah to read, pausing every few pages to enjoy the view of the surrounding hills. I took a leisurely dip in the pool, once the heat had gone out of the...

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Bethy, 's so wonderful to receive your review! Thank you so very much for taking the time. We are so very happy you enjoyed your time here - hope to see you again in the future! Very Best Wishes, Craig & Paul

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is the place to stay if you like to have a get-away from the beaches/beach towns. Quiet and peaceful place with a great view! The way to relax! Craig and Paul are great hosts and don't miss out on their fantastic dinners (besides breakfast). Plus, the chickens and turkeys pass by to say hello as well :-) If you...

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review! It was truly wonderful to meet the both of you. Safe journeys for both of you... hope to see you again in the future! Very Best Wishes, Craig & Paul

Devon
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed two nights at this delightful retreat with my sister. Absolutely nothing to complain about - it was quiet, restful, delicious food and amiable hosts. The pool was lovely, the outside seating area really welcoming and our bedroom was comfortable. I would recommend this highly for a few days of total rest & relaxation.

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there ! It was so great to have yourself and your sister stay with us. We enjoyed getting to know you both... hope you have had a most wonderful time together with some brilliant memories : ) Hope your travels are safe and if you are in Australia again... come back!! Very Best Wishes Craig & Paul

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

What a magic place to stay! Craig and Paul are exceptional hosts and really 'set' the bar for quality in B&B retreats. Fantastic property with stunning views, exceptional food (6 stars) and great company, thanks guys for really going the extra mile to make our stay special. See you again soon... Lloyd & Lana

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HillcrestRetreat, Owner at Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat, responded to this review

Hey there Lloyd & Lana, So very happy you came and stayed with us. We had such a brilliant time with the both of you. Thanks for the great conversations and laughs : ) Your review means so much to us - and we would LOVE to see you back here again in the future! Wishing you both the very...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax, refresh, rejuvenate in unique and beautiful surroundings close to a range of activities and beauty spots. Enjoy peace, privacy, spectacular views from Mount Warning to the Springbrook rainforests, salt-water swimming pool, luxury double spa baths, split system r/c air-conditioning, fireplaces, massage and gourmet food ~ including poolside candle-lit dinners and home-grown free-range eggs with your breakfast menu. Catering for a maximum of only three couples, multi Tourism Award winning Hillcrest offers a choice of one fully self-contained Honeymoon Spa Cottage in its own fenced rainforest garden or 2 B&B Suites in a private guest wing of the main house.Hillcrest is located in beautiful Crystal Creek, just outside historic Murwillumbah in the Tweed Valley, Tropical Northern NSW. Just 35 minutes drive from Gold Coast airport, 80 minutes from Brisbane, 45 mins from Byron Bay and 12 mins from Murwillumbah. Your hosts have extensive local knowledge and will gladly help you plan the best things to see and do during your stay in the beautiful Tweed Valley. PLEASE NOTE: HILLCREST DOES NOT CATER FOR CHILDREN OF ANY AGE INCLUDING BABIES. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat

Address: 167 Upper Crystal Creek Rd | Upper Crystal Creek, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia (Formerly Hillcrest Retreat)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Murwillumbah
Price Range: €124 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hillcrest Mountain View Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are 3 rooms. Two in the main house with private deck. One self contained one-bedroom cottage. All have amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles osaxon, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only stayed in the cottage so can't comment on the rooms also available.”
 of 5 bubbles 141geoffreyb, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“View from the Mt Wollumbin room were stunning”
 of 5 bubbles rahrah1, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Views, peace and comfort.”
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“We loved the cottage.”
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