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We stayed at Mother of Ducks for a long weekend and loved it - such a relaxing spot.
There was plenty of room in the house to spread out, lovely verandahs and a great view over the lake. The house has been furnished in a...More
Response from Doondalli, Owner at Cloudlake Mountain RetreatResponded 17 May 2016
Thanks so much ricardofusball - loved to know that you had such a good time in Mother of Ducks and obviously also enjoyed exploring the magic of Cloudlake.
Sorry you found the bed a bit firm - yours at home must be very soft and...More
My partner and I stayed in The Boathouse for a few nights. We found The Boathouse to be very clean and with a well equipped kitchen. We were visited by Dudley the staffy and also some of the retreat's house ducks. This is definitely the...More
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Response from Doondalli, Owner at Cloudlake Mountain RetreatResponded 29 December 2015
Thanks kohkoh for your review - We love hearing that staying at Cloudlake delivers in giving you 'the get away from it all experience". Thanks also for the constructive criticism about a roof over the deck - Richard and I have been looking at the...More
My partner and I stayed in the Mother of Ducks for his birthday and totally fell in love with its tranquility and historical charm. We had the duck family and adorable Dudley visited us twice a day and were absolutely soothed by their accompany :)...More
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Response from Doondalli, Owner at Cloudlake Mountain RetreatResponded 12 August 2015
It truly gives us great pleasure and indeed a thrill to know that you had a wonderful time in Mother of Ducks Cottage - she certainly has a knack of making guests feel immediately relaxed - perhaps it is the 110 years of good vibes...More
My husband and I came away to Cloudlake for some together time. The setting lent itself to a spot of cool weather, holed up in this very sweet cottage (Boathouse) we cooked up a treat, sat by the fire, sipped wine, watched the lake and...More
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Response from Doondalli, Owner at Cloudlake Mountain RetreatResponded 21 July 2015
Thanks so much 'Yummy Stay" for taking the time to let us know that Cloudlake was just perfect for your time away together. It is good to leave technology behind for just a little while and really connect again to each other. Hope we will...More
My girlfriend and I stayed in the boathouse for our 6th Anniversary. It was a perfect relaxing getaway from our busy lives. The open plan house looking out over the dam was very tranquil, the kitchen was fully stocked with all the equipment we needed...More
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Response from RomyRavensbourne, Owner at Cloudlake Mountain RetreatResponded 25 November 2014
Thanks so much for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed your time at Cloudlake.
Especially happy to know that you could find everything you needed in the kitchen to 'cook up a feast' We have deliberately included all kinds of kitchen...More
Hi kohkoh and everyone else actually
Just wanted to let you know that we have finished the roof over the Boathouse deck so you can now sit out even if it is a bit wet and you can certainly leave the doors wide open to the view. Hope you will come again to try out the improvements :-)
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Response from kohkoh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Richard and Rosemary, that is fantastic that you have heard our comments and acted upon them! This does not always happen. It will absolutely improve the Boathouse experience and we will certainly be back as soon as we... More
Hi Richard and Rosemary, that is fantastic that you have heard our comments and acted upon them! This does not always happen. It will absolutely improve the Boathouse experience and we will certainly be back as soon as we can. Cheers.
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"Mother of Ducks has the duck family visited twice (or more) a day :)"