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260 Mount Hay Private Rd, Berry, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2535 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
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Updated 27/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 27/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 8 in Berry
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2022 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Unique, private and ultra exclusive, Mt Hay Retreat is a multi award winning boutique escape that is second to none. With only 5 individual suites in total, each is filled with natural light and has been designed as your own private escape. Dominated by breath-taking views and offering a secluded and peaceful sanctuary well away from the cares and complexities of contemporary life, Mt Hay Retreat is still only minutes from the heart of world famous Berry Village. Refined, spacious and luxuriously understated, each of our five suites have been appointed with the finest of finishes. With king sized beds, kitchenettes, expansive living areas and an intuitive design that encourages seamless indoor/outdoor living. Each residence includes a generous private deck with a feature outdoor bath, complete with individual private gardens and views that stretch uninterrupted across the landscaped grounds and nearby countryside of Berry to the sparkling ocean. There is also a 33 meter indoor heated pool and spa. Serenely set on 360 acres against the majestic backdrop of Broughton Head, this magnificent property is a working farm embraced by native bushland and lush green pastures. With views that stretch uninterrupted across the rolling hills of the South Coast and beyond to the distant ocean horizon, Mt Hay Retreat is a lifestyle destination of rare distinction. Electric Vehicle charging available upon request. Winners of the 2021 New South Wales Tourism Award for 5* Luxury Accommodation.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary tea
Hiking
Spa
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Massage
Open-air bath
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Dining area
Private balcony
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, French
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Sunil wrote a review 8 May
Mascot, Australia1 contribution
My wife and I had a great time at the retreat. Anthony and Louise are great hosts and they have maintained the property very well. It is the prefect get away within hours of Sydney with great views, relaxing atmosphere and peace and quite you expect from this property.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your kind feedback. Greatly appreciated.
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DazMandy wrote a review 6 May
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We enjoyed our stay at Mt Hay as a mini moon post our wedding once we recovered post flooding. The view to wake up to was amazing and the pool was so good Hubbie had to drag me out kicking and screaming when it was time to go lol. Staff are super friendly and there was no trouble for anything. We will possibly make this an annual trip for our anniversary as we loved it so much. We love locally but why would you travel far when we live sooo close to this amazing little Gem? Thank you for an amazing stay, and organising our in house massages. It was the perfect relaxing break we both needed Kind regards Mandy & Daz
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Anthony Houghton, General Manager at Mt Hay Retreat
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you Mandy and Daz for your lovely feedback. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we very much hope to see you at Mt Hay again!
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Fifilala6 wrote a review Apr 2022
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
Exactly the relaxing getaway that we'd hoped for - but it was just so, so much more! From the friendly, personable and welcoming hosts in Louise & Anthony, to the beautifully appointed, comfortable and incredibly private suite. The absolutely breathtaking views are endless, always changing and very hard to leave!! The birdlife is entertaining, varied and friendly! Throw in the treat of the opportunity to luxuriate in a bath on the substantial deck - and it really doesn't get any better!!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We love the birdlife too! Truly hope to be able to welcome you again one day.
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Benjamin S wrote a review Apr 2022
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
Love the Mt Hay retreat. Second time back over a few years and it's managed to maintain the same high quality for the duration. It's a nice distance from Sydney, not too far but far enough that you feel like you've "got away". Adults only, so no kids and great views.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Thank you Ben. So pleased you enjoyed your second trip to visit us. We hope to see you again one day soon.
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Chill wrote a review Apr 2022
Leicestershire, United Kingdom3 contributions
We had a fantastic (but too short!) two night stay at Mount Hay; our modern unit was spacious, well equipped and furnished, with the most fabulous views from the hillside, over rolling farmland to the sea beyond. The owners, Anthony and Louise, were very welcoming and couldn't be more helpful. The inside pool is great either for relaxing or doing laps.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Thank you so much for your kind feedback. It is greatly appreciated. We hope to be able to welcome you again one day soon
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PRICE RANGE
$274 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesShoalhavenBerry
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mt Hay Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Mt Hay Retreat?
Nearby attractions include The Treat Factory (3.7 km), Drawing Room Rocks (2.6 km), and Jaspers Brush And Bottle (4.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mt Hay Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Mt Hay Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Mt Hay Retreat?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Mt Hay Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mt Hay Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include South on Albany, The Berry Tea Shop, and Famous Berry Donut Van.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mt Hay Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Mt Hay Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Does Mt Hay Retreat have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Mt Hay Retreat accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.