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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We had friends from the UK on a first visit to Australia staying with us. We booked Gilgara as it appeared to be a warm cosy place to stay. The outside appearance gives that impression but the inside is cold, minimalistic and unwelcoming. We opted for the main house, the rooms were very basic, no wardrobe just a hanging space...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2015

My husband and I had a lovely few nights at Gilgara. Angus was a perfect host - providing relevant information on the area as needed, we enjoyed his tips regarding seeing a great sunset, stingrays and lunch options. The house was cool but when I asked for a blanket to sit on the chair in the evening Angus provided two...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. From this week the fireplace will be lit so the house will be snug and toasty, autumn has arrived. Cheers

Roseville, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The villas/self contained were cold and wholly uninviting. Air-conditioning did remedy the chilly room but not the floor under foot - I didn't bring my Ugg boots... Concrete walls, stone floors and floor to ceiling glass which means.... no proper window coverings. That's fine until the neighbour's light shines into your bedroom until midnight. Guests are provided with eye shades,...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Monique W, thanks for your review. I want to point out one detail, the Gilgara Garden Suite Villas all come with a fully equipped kitchenette with a fridge, hot plate, microwave, kettle, toaster, cooking utensils, crockery, glasses, and cutlery. We also provide complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and sugar in the garden suite villas. Essentially, the Garden Suite Villas...

Cloughjordan, Co Offaly
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

This is defiantly my number one in places to stay in WA, I cannot recommend Gilgara enough. The elegant decor is fresh and fabulous, the house wouldn't look out of place in a top interiors magazine. The quite setting and extremely comfortable beds mean you get a wonderful nights sleep. I relax the minute we arrive ! Angus is a...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for being so kind. I am glad to hear people experience Gilgara in the way I hope. Cheers Angus

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

Angus welcomed us upon our arrival. Extremely generous with his knowledge and time we instantly felt at 'home'. The property grounds are peaceful and well kept. We choose to stay in one of the garden suites. The room was very spacious and well furnished. The spa bath was a great addition and waking up to the birds each morning was...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for all your positive words. I appreciate it. Cheers

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

My partner and I have just returned from a 5 night stay at Gilgara Retreat. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Margaret River and our choice of accomodation added to that massively. We stayed in the house rather than the studios and were lucky enough to arrive at a fairly quiet period between busy weekends, so had the luxury of...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Sarah, I am happy to hear the changes at Gilgara are appreciated. Cheers

Reviewed 4 March 2015

Arrived at Gilgara after 7 days in an upmarket apartment in Perth and were a little apprehensive. Angus made us really welcome and could not do enough for us during our stay. We stayed in a garden suite and can thoroughly recommend them. Comfortable and clean and with everything that we needed. Lovely tranquil and quiet setting. Angus pointed us...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to Gilgara, I really appreciate it. Cheers

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Your introduction to this fabulous retreat is warm and friendly. The manager, Angus is there to have all your needs met and he does it so well. We stayed in a Garden Suite which was modern, well appointed and very clean. It has all the amenities you require and the main house has complimentary coffee and tea where you can...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for your kindness, I really appreciate it. Cheers

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This place has tremendous atmosphere, and is tastefully if minimally decorated the main house is olde world whereas the garden suites are contemporary. Angus went out of his way to be of assistance as I do not drive in an area which normally requires a car. The gardens are beautiful with expansive vistas ideal for functions or receptions. Breakfast fresh...

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gilgara, Manager at Gilgara Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Lucinda, it was a lovely couple of days when you stayed. Cheers

Reviewed 8 February 2015

Angus You have a great B&B in a lovely setting and your personal touch made our stay even better. The breakfast is excellent and the rooms very comfortable. The location is perfect for exploring the two Capes region . Really enjoyed meeting you good luck for the future Andrew & Louise

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Thanks Andrew and Louise, thanks for making your stay such a pleasure. Cheers

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Gilgara Retreat

Address: 3 Old Ellen Brook Road, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Margaret River Region > Margaret River
Price Range: ₹ 11,137 - ₹ 14,413 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gilgara Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“They're all beautiful - the garden suites are a little more luxe :)”
 of 5 bubbles caseyb750, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't take a garden suite as cramped and way overpriced”
 of 5 bubbles jennia943, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are quieter with lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles 948nigelf, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the house if you need wifi Garden suites offer more privacy & have a bath.”
 of 5 bubbles nic201, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We thought the airiness and lovely design of the studio rooms outweighed the bonus of getting breakfast if you stayed in the homestead.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonTraveller67, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
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