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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to find this rare gem as a stop over point for our trip home. Andrew and Kathryn have a beautiful place. As you enter the yard through the manicured hedge you are transported into a secluded peaceful environment which instantly makes you feel at ease. This is just enhanced by the friendly greeting and superb presentation of...

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Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was my first experience with a bed and breakfast, and I can’t wait to go back. The house is absolutely beautiful, and it has such a fantastic history that has been perfectly captured within the walls. From the moment we walked in the gate we were greeted by the houses wonderful gardens, they are amazing. The hosts were fabulous,...

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your first stay in a B&B so much. It's really heart-warming to hear that you have relaxed and unwound, taking in all the magic this part of the world has to offer. We hope you continue your B&B journey, and look forward to having you stay under our roof again. Kathryn & Andrew

Auckland
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The rooms were comfortable and well appointed as was the bathroom. There were good touches to the detail and the breakfast was beautifully cooked. Our hostess couldn't have been more helpful. We enjoyed being land and being able to access local attractions as well as the Great Ocean Road. We'd certainly return.

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you, RAFwherever, for reviewing your stay. We took great delight in sharing our little piece of paradise, and hope that the next time you are in the area we have the pleasure of your company once again. Kathryn & Andrew

Reviewed 25 November 2016

A very lovely house with clearly great maintenance. Location is far (from Great Ocean Road), but i'd actually say it worth the time driving to there...if it is not for the two very confusing hosts. I booked through booking.com, where the family suite labeled as two single beds. So with 4 adults and 1 toddler, i've booked two suites. Upon...

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that you felt the 30 minute drive from the coast was worth it. It is unfortunate that the communication problem we had with you, and subsequently tried to rectify once we were aware of your confusion, has not tempered your frustration. Our online listing...

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Such a great house and service. The rooms were clean and you can see attention to details in how everything is set up. The hotel located in about one hour drive from The London Bridge and the Twelve Apostles.

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. We're glad you enjoyed your time here, and wish you well on your travels. Kathryn & Andrew

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to stay. Heritage house lovingly restored with good quality linen and bathrobes. We stayed in suite 1 - spiral staircase to your own living room. Ensuite spa bath was a delight - bath salts and (new) bath mitt. Breakfast was five star hotel standard with options for eggs and sides and coffee or tea. Choice of two daily...

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your Heytesbury House experience. It's great to hear you enjoyed all the little touches in your suite, and hope we have the pleasure of hosting you again soon. Kathryn & Andrew

Wonga Park, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We booked 2 rooms and both were great. Breakfast was also good. Unfortunately could not make use of the beautiful garden because the weather wasn't great. Just a (very) slight minus. On the one hand it's great that the owners gave us a lot of privacy. On the other hand it would have been nice to see a bit of...

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to review your Heytesbury House experience. We are always conscious of ensuring each guest has a sense of privacy, and appreciate your feedback around this. We do hope to be able to have you stay with us again the next time you are in this beautiful part of the world. Kathryn & Andrew

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a Night on the way from great ocean road to Ballarat. Beautiful old house, in the middle of nowhere. Room and bathroom were great. Warm breakfast, fast Wi-Fi. Definately place i recomend, if you Are in the area.

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Kaisa. We hope enjoyed your trip to Ballarat, and hope to have the opportunity of having you stay under our roof again. Kathryn & Andrew

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great hosts and the period setting makes you very comfortable and relaxed. It's been years since I stayed in a B&B and will come back here now on my trips to the region for business. Another regional best kept secret

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you, Bill. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we look forward to the opportunity of spoiling you again. Kathryn & Andrew

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Kathryn really knows how to make you feel welcome. Nothing was to much trouble. She even went out of her way to help and assist with all aspects of our stay. Ready on our return from visiting the sites with a hot toddy as requested to warm us up. Our visit just happened to be during the worst rain and...

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KatB66, Owner at Heytesbury House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, Lesley. You certainly did arrive at our wettest time, but we're really glad you managed to see what you set out to do. We hope we are able to host you again, and look forward to the opportunity of catching up on all your discoveries. Kathryn & Andrew

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heytesbury House in Cobden Victoria is a beautifully maintained original Hospital Residence circa 1904. The original Bush Nursing hospital encompassed this house that was the Doctors residence. With a wide rambling verandah surrounding the house and well maintained gardens, the picturesque setting is both unique and perfect for that special time away.Our aim is to make your stay with us one to remember. Are you celebrating an anniversary, a birthday, or something more? Let us know, and we’ll do our best to make your celebration all that you wish it to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Heytesbury House

Address: 33 Parrott St, Cobden, Victoria 3266, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Cobden
Price Range: $184 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Heytesbury House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Lovely historical house with not so lovely hosts.”
 of 5 bubbles sxhntj, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For a family with kids room 4 is fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles robertglas46, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room they all face the garden”
 of 5 bubbles 681billw, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Handy for the coast rd.Book an evening meal as eating options in Cobdon limited.”
 of 5 bubbles lesleyrankin, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are 4 rooms. I stayed in the 'family suite' out the back with 2 bedrooms. Bedroom was good size. Lounge was open for all.”
 of 5 bubbles 665garryb, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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