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Wareham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quiet location in the countryside but close to the western end of the Great Ocean Road. The property is full of character with beautifully furnished, and comfortable, suites of rooms. The nearby Bay of Islands is as good as the twelve Apostles but without the crowds.

Thank Robg1949
Vancouver, Canada
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75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is s beautiful big old house, very tastefully decorated. We were greeted by John who was charming and made us feel very welcome. Our room as delightful, and we had our own private bathroom. We met Karen the next morning who cooked us an amazing breakfast all served on lovely place settings. Would highly rrecommend commend this place.

Thank philbert415
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The B&B is one of the most charming and lovely experience we have had during our trip through Australia. Our hosts, Karen and John, were warm, friendly and very accommodating. The room is warm and very inviting, the bath is just off the room and lavatory is just outside the door. The room opens up to a veranda porch overlooking... More 

Thank frankjadorna
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great stay here! Karen and John were lovely hosts, made us feel at home and so welcome! Great location and breakfast was perfect. Special mention to the homemade bread! Karen also gave us some advice on places to see and visit, much appreciated.

Thank Stephanie N
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely home、 friendly host、delicious hot breakfast which make me feel warm, especially in the cold winter Kerran turned on the electrical blanket before our arriving, these all give me a good experience and unforgettable memories! We are looking forward to coming back soon. Thanks John & Kerran telling us more secrets spots to see, we both very enjoy our stay... More 

Thank Wendy5899
Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great hospitality food and accommodation. Highly recommend a couple of days stay to unwind and be pampered. Warmly welcomed and information of places to visit given with a detailed map. Delicious food on arrival and for breakfast.

Thank _smcclarr
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Perfectly located on the great ocean road, just half an hour either way from port campbell and Warnabool. This b & b is cosy, the owners are warm and welcoming, the breakfast is delicious. We had the spacious Room1 with a lounge.

Thank CSTK
Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We stayed here previously in 2011 and coming back again now was a pure delight. The hosts Karen & John are so hospitable it was great to see them again. The location is perfect if traveling along the great Ocean Road. The B&B offers 2 rooms, and the breakfast is amazing. The hosts do advise that it is best to... More 

Thank rubarb91
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed here on the 24th of April. As it had gotten dark by the time we reached, the big sign board 300 mt prior to the destination turned out to be a life saver! It is an absolute gem of a property located very conveniently (just 25 mins drive from 12 apostles). The room has got that old world... More 

Thank NomadicTrotters
Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Thank you Karen and John for a very enjoyable stay in your lovely home and for all the local knowledge tips for our GOR travels which were spot on. We arrived late having driven 3 hours from melbourne after work so it was lovely to arrive to a warmed bed and homemade rum balls in our fridge. Great breakfast, good... More 

Thank Amy T

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Butterfly Farm is a restful haven for holidaymakers, or a cosy romantic retreat. Close to Shipwreck Coast and the Great Ocean Road attractions, including Childers Cove, the 12 Apostles, Bay of Islands, Peterborough, Port Campbell, Timboon Farmhouse Cheeses, the Otway Fly Tree Top Walk, Whale Watching and within easy driving distance to Port Fairy and Warrnambool. What began as a humble farmhouse is now a delightful homestead, full of character. Butterfly Farm has been a labour of love for us and you will enjoy your stay with us as much as we do at Butterfly Farm. Singles, couples, families and small groups are welcome. Verandahs surround Butterfly Farm and these are always a feature of Australian homes for just sitting, relaxing and watching the day go by. Delicious country style breakfast is included in the tariff and is served in a redgum kitchen looking across the garden from a bay window. Tea & coffee facilities together with orange juice and homemade cookies are provided. Butterfly Farm has 2 B&B areas and can sleep up to a total of 7 persons. B&B 1 offers privacy and a cosy retreat full of character. It has its own entrance, private lounge room, en-suite and the bedroom has a QS 4 poster bed and a single bed. There is also a leather fold out couch, the size of a double bed with an inner spring mattress, in the lounge room and there are large double doors that can separate the lounge room from the bedroom. This area can sleep up to 5 persons. B&B 2 offers space and the comforts of home. It has a QS bed and the bedroom has french doors onto a private veranda. It has a foyer, private bathroom and adjacent lounge room with an entertainment system. Can sleep up to 2 persons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Butterfly Farm B&B

Address: Great Ocean Road, Nirranda, Victoria 3268, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Nirranda
Price Range: ₹ 5,975 - ₹ 7,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Butterfly Farm B&B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“If booking early ask for the "Four Poster Bed" room - which has it's own entrance.”
  • Living area with the bedroom off to the right.
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 of 5 bubbles rubarb91, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Ensuite room with private entrance”
 of 5 bubbles 267fatemam, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are delightful: Room 1 a little larger, but both are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles FelicityJ889, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room one has an ensuite, room two has an adjacent bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles JanicenTerry, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room with ensuite and lounge, terrific”
 of 5 bubbles nolab572, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
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