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Bellingham, Washington
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415 reviews
144 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I very much enjoyed returning to stay here again. Lovely, gracious hospitality, yummy welcome treats, delicious full breakfast, gorgeous and peaceful surroundings. Personal attention. Truly a gem on the Great Ocean Road.

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Thank josanpu
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Fabulous! Warm, hospitable and a 'home away from home' feeling with delectable culinary skills and perfect outlook over our fortunate country! A memorable stay offering all one could possibly need! We'll be back sooner than later! Robyn & Jane/Auswalk

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We stayed with Neil and Lynne during our Great Ocean Walk adventure (see Auswalk review) and wanted to make a separate recommendation for the Arabella Country House because it was our favourite stop-over of the holiday. [We always do a family poll at the end of a touring holiday, and it is seldom the case that all 4 family members... More 

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South East England
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We looked for a place to stop over whilst travelling the Great Ocean Road and came across Arabella and so glad we did. The location is perfect - easily seen from the main road and only 5 minutes from the 12 Apostles so ideal if you want to visit at sunset or even sunrise! It's on a working farm so... More 

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Thank WMCA
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the worst places I have stayed. It was clean however it was extremely dated. When we arrived the hosts were obviously cooking their dinner and the smell was awful. Additionally there was a very strong smell of "dog". We went out for dinner and when we came back the smell was worse than ever. We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

We booked Arabella after reading the good reviews and we are sure glad we did. Would definitely return to Arabella again if we do visit GOR in future. Hosts Neil & Lynne are very considerate and nice people who really take pride in their work. One can really see the effort they put in maintaining the place. Clean, spacious, nicely... More 

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Perth, Australia
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Lynne and Neil were wonderful hosts. Really made us feel welcome in their home. Absolutely fantastic breakfast. I recommend the pancakes. Everything was spotlessly clean. Huge bath to relax in after a day of hiking. Very comfortable beds. Helpful with sightseeing tips. Couldn't have been better.

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Thank MikeTheGeek
Melbourne, Vic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Working farm property by highway very close to 12 Apostles was a comfortable and friendly overnight stop. Good honest home-cooked dinner was available if pre-booked. Helpful proprietors, even helping us to position our car for the Great Ocean Walk from Princetown to the 12 Apostles. Highly recommended.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Arabella Country House while on the GRO. This is a great bed and breakfast to stay at. First, the location is perfect. It is 10 minutes drive to the Twelve Apostles. It made for the perfect stop after a long day of driving. We were able to get out early and see the... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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415 reviews
144 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

What a delight! Generous, thoughtful, gracious and welcoming hospitality. The house is beautiful and the views are expansive. It was a treat to stay with such a lovely couple tenderly caring for you. I hope to return next time!

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Additional Information about Arabella Country House

Address: 7219 Great Ocean Rd, Princetown, Victoria 3269, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Princetown
Price Range: $3 - $3 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Arabella Country House Victoria/Princetown, Australia
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“All rooms have the same lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles WMCA, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“They are all good.... no worries !!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 727duncanb, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are great, and all will be quiet, unless the cows get restless :-)”
 of 5 bubbles JeffH894, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great & all have ensuites”
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“The closer to the afternoon sweets the better.”
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