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Ratnas Retreat Cottage

8 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Ratnas Retreat is a comfortable, modest 3 bedroom cottage located only 15mins walk from Katoomba shops and cafes as well as the Railway Station. It is a very short drive to all the famous Katoomba / Leura tourist sites such as the Scenic Railway / Katoomba Falls / Leura Cascades and more. The cottage is ideal for families, child friendly with no steps into the house and has a flat grassy backyard. Located in a very quiet lane with no traffic. Ideal for kids to ride their bikes. The cottage accommodates up to 6 persons. The booking price includes up to 6 persons. We do not charge extra after 2 persons. The Booking price does not include linen and towels. Guests have the option of bringing their own sheets and towels. Linen and towels are available for $15 per person per stay. The kitchen h...Ratnas Retreat is a comfortable, modest 3 bedroom cottage located only 15mins walk from Katoomba shops and cafes as well as the Railway Station. It is a very short drive to all the famous Katoomba / Leura tourist sites such as the Scenic Railway / Katoomba Falls / Leura Cascades and more. The cottage is ideal for families, child friendly with no steps into the house and has a flat grassy backyard. Located in a very quiet lane with no traffic. Ideal for kids to ride their bikes. The cottage accommodates up to 6 persons. The booking price includes up to 6 persons. We do not charge extra after 2 persons. The Booking price does not include linen and towels. Guests have the option of bringing their own sheets and towels. Linen and towels are available for $15 per person per stay. The kitchen has all what you need. Complete with everything except a dishwasher. There are laundry facilities - top loader washing machine, wash basin, ironing board /iron and external clothes line. The cottage has satellite tv, dvd player with some videos to watch. There is a collection of games and books to entertain on those cold nights. The back of the cottage is north facing with a BBQ facilities. This provides lots of sun through the colder months. There is an outdoor setting with a shade umbrella located at the back of the cottage, directly outside the kitchen. It has an ongoing vegetable garden in season which anybody is welcome to pick'.. There is a childrens play ground with a new skate park 5mins walk from the house. Ideal for riding bikes, skate boards or kicking a soccer ball.More
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About the Owner
gary I
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:76%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2015
Interaction with guests
One week before your stay at Ratnas Retreat Cottage , an email will be sent to you with details of the key code , address, directions and emergency contact phone number while staying at the cottage. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions. Direct phone contact is not permitted through Holiday Lettings until the final balance has been paid. Up till then contact is made through email ( through Holiday Lettings/Trip Advisor)
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Reviews (8)

1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Lovely, quiet location. Close enough to walk to town. Very nice, family-friendly house; clean, warm and comfy! Hope to stay again sometime! Thank you Gary!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jet796475
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Ratnas Retreat Cottage is in a quiet corner of Katoomba away from the City Center but a short drive away. The cottage was perfect for our extended family and we stayed for three days this December. With a full kitchen, and dining and a very...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank antonyja
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Arrived in Katoomba after a long flight from the UK. Landlord was kind to let us check-in early (thumbs up for that!). We walked from the station to the place probably 20mins walk. The house was in a nice quiet area and very nice entrance....More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank ttsai
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Ratnas Retreat is a comfortable 3 bedroom house, well situated outside the CBD in Katoomba. We were made to feel very much at home. We did however have a problem with the TV set and could not get the picture to remain on, fortunately our...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Joy M
Management response:Responded 4 May 2016

Thanks for your review. I have changed the television but the old one is now working perfectly again. Who knows what the problem was, again my apologies. Thanks for staying at Ratnas Retreat Warm Regards Gary - Ratnas Retreat Cottage

Reviewed 24 February 2016

We were very impressed with Ratnas Retreat. The accommodation was ideally situated down a quiet lane in Katoomba. An ideal base for those wishing to explore the Blue Mountains. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and comfortable. We really felt at home. I would have no...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank 101marlene
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Alarm Clock
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Kettle
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
ACTIVITIES - Things to Do and See. Around the Upper Blue ountains/Lithgow/ Oberon area Enjoy the great outdoors with magnificent views and scenery only a step or two away. Lots of picnic areas such as Wentworth Falls Lake, Everglades, Leura Cascades. Enjoy a shopping stroll down the main street of Leura with a wide range of interesting shops with fine quality merchandise at reasonable prices. Enjoy the large number of cafes and restaurants at Leura and Katoomba with a muticultural flavour. Enjoy the Mountain villages of Blackheath, Wentworth Falls and Mount Victoria. Enjoy the large number of Lookouts which will all take your breath away. Enjoy the the copious number of bushwalks which meander throughout the Upper Blue Mountains. Enjoy the large amount of outdoor activities suc...
Getting around
It is a 15 - 20 min walk to Katoomba shops, cafes and railway station. There are local buses with a limited timetable. There is also a double decker tourist bus which continually runs to all the tourist sites in Katoomba and leura. You can buy a day pass for this bus. You can hire bicycles locally. There several tourist info booths - the main one being at Echo Point - three sisters which has a shop with info about accommodation, hiking tracks, maps, info about places of interest in the surrounding area. There's also a daily bus trip to Jenolan Caves from katoomba
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