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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

From the first step you are invited to step into their house, Remi and Ginette make their guests feel very comfortable. The rooms are large, well decorated and spotless. There are plenty of things to do in the region so the location just outside Sheffield is also perfect. On our first day we had planned to visit Cradle Mountain but...

Thank m202K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2016

After a fabulous meal in Devonport (at Mrs Jones restaurant), we stayed here on the way to Cradle Mountain. The owners are a French, foodie couple and we could easily have eaten here too. Place was meticulously clean with L'Occitane products in the bathroom. We were in the front bedroom on the right. Bed was firm and comfortable; bathroom was...

2Thank SkippyHops
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, our room was at the front of the house and was nice and bright, bathroom was too small for the $170 a night price tag with no place to put things, water pressure was good, bed was comfy and thankfully had an electric blanket as it was very cold, we did have trouble with the...

1Thank maree s
Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Warm welcome from Ginette and Remi It is a delightful piece of France in Tasmania The food was amazing thanks to Remi and his fresh garden vegetables. Our room wasa spacious and immaculate We thoroughly recommend

Thank Pauline D
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We were stuck for a place to stay and were referred here by the tourist bureau Well done you!! It was really lovely, we were received by Remmi who gave us a nice room with a great bed nice linen We opted to have the 3 course dinner for $65 pp which was superb, everything came from the garden including...

Thank Chillimudcrab
Burnie, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We called in at the last minute hoping for a lunch reservation and luckily 2 places still available. Glencoe had organised a special Mothers Day Lunch. We were not disappointed. Quaint small dinning room seating 8 on this day but could seat 10 - 12. 3 course lunch for $65 pp. Tomato soup with seared scallops. Slow cooked lamb with...

1Thank lisamareeg1
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful garden - a very relaxing place to enjoy delicious food. Despite the rain, still a nice view from the porch. Charming service and good value. We enjoyed home made soup and very tasty french desserts. Over all a lovely time and would recommend to all.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I am so glad we decided to stay here instead of Cradle Mountain. Having lived in France I have a soft spot for all things French, especially French food. Glencoe did not disappoint. Little did I know when I booked that Remi is one of the best chefs in Tasmania, renown for his restaurant in Hobart. Make sure you book...

2Thank Becstar_traveller
Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We detoured to visit Glencoe for a lovely lunch, which was well worth it. The gardens are delightful and the cafe seating is outside under the trees, under the verandah or inside. It was great strolling around the gardens enjoying their many trees and plants. Whilst there we looked at the B & B rooms which are very French in...

Thank Aussies11
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We stayed at Glencoe as a part of a road tour of Northern Tasmania. The location was good just a short drive from Sheffield where you can buy your winter clothing at Slaters. The grounds seem a little run down and in need of attention but inside the house was otherwise clean and tidy. Our room was well presented if...

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Additional Information about Glencoe Rural Retreat

Address: 1468 Sheffield Rd (B14), Barrington, Tasmania 7306, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Barrington
Price Range: ₹ 9,452 - ₹ 9,519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glencoe Rural Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“I'm sure they are all nice!”
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 of 5 bubbles beyondmetoo, 9 Mar 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are good. All quiet and overlook the garden...either front or side of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles bronniemac, 18 Oct 2012 | Read review
“The rooms at the front of the house are ideal as they catch the warmth & light of the sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Billy338, 5 May 2012 | Read review
“Ours was just to the left of the front door and was superb.”
 of 5 bubbles Cadwalladr, 1 Mar 2012 | Read review
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