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Reviewed 24 August 2016

One of the most beautiful places i have stayed for vacation. Only one regret... why didn't i stay for longer. Perfect place to spend a long weekend dedicated at this lovely resort with no to do list and lots of books to accompany you.

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you had a relaxing stay with us in our unique bush setting. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. - The Willy Bay Team

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the resort for two nights and that was one of the best decisions we made about our trip. The resort was very quiet although there were other residents staying there,very clean, comfortable and had all the amenities for a self contained. Margaret river and all the other attractions are nearby as well which was amazing. If you...

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Chidheke. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in Margaret River and your luxury stay in one of our self- contained chalets overlooking the beautiful vineyard. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. - The Willy Bay Team

broome
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We have just spent three nights at The Willy Bay Resort in Metricup and could not recommend it highly enough. Situated on Metricup Rd, it was centrally located for visits to Yallingup, Gracetown, Quindalup, Cowaramup and of course Margaret River. We could be anywhere within 20 minutes. As a horticulturalist I was happy wandering around the property taking in all...

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is great that you had the opportunity to experience a 3 night stay with us and explore many local attractions and also have time to simply enjoy nature at it's best here at Willy Bay Resort! We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back soon. - The Willy Bay Team

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My wife and I have just returned to Perth from a three day break in the South West and in particular, the Margaret River region. It is a while since we last visited and given the choice of a quick Asian burst, we chose to stay in WA for the access and what the region offers for day trips and...

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Gorgon. We are so pleased that you bot h enjoyed your luxury two bedroom Forest View Chalet and time in the beautiful Margaret River Region. As part of our accommodation package we do offer complimentary wifi to all guests and this is available for stays all year round :) We...

Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

beautiful setting overlooking the vineyard. lovely and quiet. fabulous layout in our studio with all the amenities you could ask for. absolutely loved our stay here and will definitely be coming back as a couple and with friends.

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Kellaob. We are so pleased you enjoyed the peaceful setting and your fully self-contained luxury chalet. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back soon. - The Willy Bay Team

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Had our wedding at Willy Bay Resort on Saturday . We had our ceremony and reception on site . Absolutely amazing venue and accommodation would highly recommend to everyone thinking of having a reception or just a weekend away To Kylie , Lisa and the rest of your wonderful staff thank you so much helping make our special day unforgettable....

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Congratulations once again Michael and Eloisa. It was an absolute pleasure to host your special day and we hope that you enjoyed your honeymoon. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Resort. - The Willy Bay Team

Singapore
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Stayed here 4 days in Jul 2016. Resort looks new and the scenery was beautiful. We had a vineyard view 2 room chalet which was easts facing and saw sunrise. I would imagine those near the reception that is lake facing would have magnificent view! From the exterior look our chalet type was newly built compared to some others. It...

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review :) We are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed the peacefulness of Willy Bay Resort and the 'home away from home' self contained chalet. Sounds like you balanced your time well and certainly explored many of the Regions highlights! We look forward to the opportunity to...

Perth AUS
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed in a 2 bedroom lake view chalet (number 3), had never heard of the accommodation but looked amazing and definitely lived up to what you see on the website. Great central spot allowed me to take interstate visiting family from all through Margaret River, Canal Rocks, Yallingup, Dunsborough and Busselton. very clean, well presented and had absolutely everything you...

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback :) We are so very pleased that you enjoyed what we believe is 'your home away from home' in the beautiful Margaret River Region. Our friendly team look forward to welcoming you back soon. - the Willy Bay Team

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Booked a week before directly through the resorts website for a great price. Prompt and friendly email contact from the staff with useful info. Great chalet overlooking the lake. Fully equipped, couldn't want for more. Kangaroos just outside the chalet if you're up early enough to catch the sunrise. I'd recommend walking around the property as the sun rises to...

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WillyBayResort, Guest Relations Manager at Eight Willows Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and it sounds like you made some local friends. As you discovered for yourself, our peaceful location allows guests some very unique experiences with nature, an opportunity to relax and of course explore the Margaret River area....

Point Samson, Australia
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Quite, stylish, peaceful, rejuvenate, unwind, all of the above yet only 15min from Margaret River and wineries with in 5 mins. A must stay. And Lisa you are an amazing host thank you for the little extras you did for us made the stay even more special. We will be back. Cheers mick

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Thank you for feedback Mick. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and experience in this unique Margaret River region. We certainly pride ourselves on offering guests a peaceful and relaxing escape in our beautiful natural setting. Our staff are always happy to assist make each guests stay a unique experience and the team look...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Willy Bay Resort is a AAA rated 4.5 Star (self-catering) luxury retreat set amidst 30 hectares (75 acres) of beautiful natural bush and parkland. With our chalets offering lake, vineyard and forest views, the property is situated beside thousands of hectares of state forest. Located mid-way between Busselton and Margaret River, in the heart of the renowned Margaret River Wine Region, Willy Bay Resort is surrounded by world class wineries and local producers of gourmet delights. The Resort offers a total of 24 rooms - ten 2-bedroom rammed-earth chalets, twelve beautifully appointed 1-bedroom studios and two 2-bedroom chalets, spaciously designed to suit your whole family. All chalets are fully equipped with: - Gourmet European-styled kitchen including: stone bench tops, large refrigerator, microwave, kettle, toaster and Miele electric oven, gas stove top and dishwasher - Travertine marble flooring in bathroom, lounge and kitchen - Wide screen high-definition LCD TV with complimentary Foxtel and free view channels - Reverse cycle air conditioner - Personal outdoor BBQ on your patio - Linen and towels provided. As Willy Bay Resort is based in a rural setting with a focus on premium self-catering accommodation in tranquil surroundings, there is no telephone or Internet connection in the chalets or room service. Free Wifi is available in and around the function center. Pets are not permitted. NOTE: WE HAVE A MINIMUM STAY POLICY OF 4 NIGHTS FOR EASTER AND BETWEEN 20 DECEMBER - 6 JANUARY. WE HAVE A MINIMUM STAY POLICY OF 3 NIGHTS FOR LONG WEEKENDS/PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eight Willows Retreat

Address: 266 Metricup Rd, Metricup, Western Australia 6280, Australia (Formerly Willy Bay Resort Margaret River)
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Margaret River Region > Metricup
Price Range: $265 - $408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Eight Willows Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Fabulous function centre for weddings, special celebrations or conference”
 of 5 bubbles 982fishc, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front (low numbers) have a great view of the water, rooms at the back (higher numbers) are very quiet with views of grapevines.”
 of 5 bubbles johncZ8326KJ, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room with Queen bed with Lake view for better view. However the downside is that the second bedroom is in the living room so no privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles nehabhayana83, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are so many options between Lake View or Bush Blocks; your choice”
 of 5 bubbles 34gordonh, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in vineyard view studio - just perfect”
 of 5 bubbles kellaob, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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