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The Robertson Hotel

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1 Fountaindale Rd corner Illawarra Highway, Robertson, New South Wales 2577 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 25/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 25/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Southern Highlands most iconic accommodation hotel, destination weddings and exclusive conferences. Devonshire and High Teas, Lunches and Dinners by the fire.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pool
Free breakfast
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Breakfast buffet
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Geoff B wrote a review 15 May
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia116 contributions39 helpful votes
Place is old, however it is comfortable, clean and quite. However watch out for the $25 buffet, we paid for at checkin only to find the next morning that the buffet was not operating, and the cook couldn’t even cook a pouched egg. Also they closed the bar at 9.05pm as we walked up to it, the close time is advertised as 9.30pm.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Jennifer C wrote a review Apr 2021
9 contributions4 helpful votes
Not much of this style of accommodation about these days - about a century? old! It’s lovely to go back in time .... We enjoyed our attentive host, the open fire and the ambiance but most of all one of the finest meals ourselves and our 3 dinner guests have had in ages. Keep that chef happy - very good . Terry & Jennifer Connolly
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sherpa622242 wrote a review Apr 2021
8 contributions1 helpful vote
The grounds are truly magical, as is the hotel itself and it's history. Unfortunately, there seems to be something off with the plumbing .... there was a stench of sewrage through the corridors in the upper levels. We had dinner at the hotel - the service was good but the food was terrible - my foccacia was stale, for example. The staff seem lovely and are doing their best, but whoever owns the hotel needs to do some plumbing and maintenance ASAP, and work on improving the quality of the food.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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84Cedarhouse wrote a review Jan 2021
Sydney, Australia511 contributions95 helpful votes
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Lovely old historic hotel to stay in, ongoing restoration. Wonderful service by staff. We had a King deluxe room with own bathroom, beautiful large room, spacious. Heater in room but no air-conditioning. Comfortable beds and lovely soft white towels every day. Room serviced daily. Room was located on 2nd floor, so you will have to walk up 4 flights of stairs to get to the 2nd floor; not good for elderly. No lift available in this hotel. Breakfast was buffet style, lots of choices to choose from although a little expensive and lots of flies unfortunately hovering around the food. The cooked breakfast was cold unfortunately. Pool area was appreciated by all guests on the long weekend as Robertson was experiencing heatwave conditions. Dining room worth a meal here - very delicious. Cafe was also great offering good coffee and lovely delicious treats to savour. Lovely high ceilings in all rooms of hotel. Living Room was very popular with guests for pre-dinner drinks or after dinner for that nightcap. A nice bar area with plenty of seating is also available. Lovely gardens to walk around and the local geese and ducks roam the property during the day. Watch out for the geese they will chase the guests sometimes. Walk around the property and visit the disused Railway platform "Ranelagh House Station" and the meandering walk to get there. A beautiful hotel old world, thoroughly enjoyed our weekend there, would stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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hilzPS wrote a review Dec 2020
Sydney, Australia48 contributions82 helpful votes
We went for dinner here last evening. The dining room, somewhat stark but beautiful, with enormously h igh ceilings and all white, was lovely. We were delighted to be seated by the fire as, despite it being summer, it was a cold night. The warmth and charm of all the staff is worth a mention. Then there was the food! DELICIOUS! All of it. I was not expecting anything like this high standard of cooking so don't delay and give this a try. You will be as pleased as we were. Garden and grounds lovely. Interesting decor and furniture.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$115 - US$303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
fountaindale grand manor hotel robertson
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Fountaindale Grand Manor
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesSouthern HighlandsRobertson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
54
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Robertson Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Robertson Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Belmore Falls (7.2 km), Macquarie Pass National Park (6.6 km), and Robertson Nature Reserve (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Robertson Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at The Robertson Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Robertson Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Robertson Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pizza's In The Mist, Robertson Pie Shop, and Moonacres Kitchen.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Robertson Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.