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Sinofield Edu-Retreat

Korowal School 77 Scott Ave, Leura, New South Wales 2780 Australia
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#9 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Leura
We are a team of professional tourism and education providers in Leura, a beautiful town in the Blue Mountains National Park and an attraction for tourists from every part of the world. The secluded 32-acre premises of Sinofield Edu-Retreat form an ideal learning and resting Xanadu. Starting out as a Chinese language and cultural centre in 2014, our focus has been providing authentic experiences to both the local community and visitors to the Blue Mountains region. Over the past few years, we have developed our own unique concept of “Education Tourism”. Today, we proudly present various cultural programs, as well as newly renovated accommodation to the local community. An oriental interior decor style has been embraced to highlight Chinese heritage, additionally we whole-heartedly embrace local and indigenous culture. Nestled in natural bushland, Sinofield is a meeting point for old and new, East and West.
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Paula E wrote a review Jan. 2021
Mascot, Australia125 contributions10 helpful votes
Stayed here only for a night and I believe we could have been the only ones there at the time. The photos do justice and the rooms are as advertised. Staff member is very friendly. Mini me and I went for a walksie around the grounds. There is an old school kiddie playground near reception, ping pong table, footy field and basketball court. It looks like (and the website has confirmed this) that it used to be a school. We saw a pathway heading up the hill and were tempted to climb it, but decided to err on the side of caution. I highly recommend the accommodation for people that want to get away from the hustle and bustle. Loved the beds - very firm. Made for a fantastic sleep. Shampoo, soap and body wash are included as well as your standard milk, tea and coffee. The bathroom has heated tiles. There are no other toiletries, which would have been nice, and the televisions in the room are a little small, but not a deal breaker. Towels also included, so no need to bring any linen. The room is large, clean, comfortable with dining tables and chairs and we had a great view of the field. This retreat has no breakfast, room service or have any pools or spa. It is just around the corner from town centre (approx 2kms), so provided you have a vehicle, you should be ok to get any kind of food or other necessities. Wifi is available free. There is a parking lot available. If you have elderly, drop them off at receiving area because the main parking lot is downhill from the entrance. We spoke only direct to the person who checked us in. Upon entering the retreat, it will seem that any cultural decorations or displays that the website advertise seemed to have been taken down and/or put away. We walked past a Chinese dragon puppet prop hung in one of the hallways while we were exploring the property. However, after talking to a staff member activities are still available, but run through bookings direct and/or in accordance to demand. This property has LOADs of potential. The staff member advised that they have archery, calligraphy, dumpling making and even a theatre room and communal kitchen for large groups. I was blown away with this information, so given everything I was able to find out, am looking forward to seeing what I can plan when we come back with the extended family. If you want peace and quiet, I would highly recommend this property. Ultimately it boils down to what you are looking for. For us, it is peace, quiet and privacy. Given the price (we paid AUD$197.40 for 2 adults, a 16yo and an 8yo) for one night, I think it is quite competitive for the area. In return, we got a big space, peace and quiet, clean and comfortable accommodation. No bells and whistles.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Room Tip: Stayed in room no. 1
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Jonathan wrote a review Aug. 2020
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
I brought my young family up for a night to see the snow in the blue mountains and Sino-field exceeded my every expectation. The rooms were newly renovated, immaculate and spacious with great attention to detail being given for their interior decor. Cleanliness was 5 stars. And the addition of heated floors in the bathroom was a great feature. The Retreat is fitted with my facilities, including a children’s playground , ping pong table area, Tea Ceremony room (also good for playing Chinese chess) , and meditation room along with an outdoor full size basketball court and footy field. The value Sino-Field brings to guest for their price point is unmatched in the region. Special thanks to owner/operators Feng and Li for their amazing hospitality.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from SHENGLI QIAN, Owner at Sinofield Edu-Retreat
Responded Aug. 24, 2020
Dear Jonathan Thank you so much for your detailed and excellent review. Your feedback is important to us. We were pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to have you and your family. We are thrilled your time with us was so amazing! we endeavor to go above and beyond to ensure our guests have a memorable experience. We hope you'll come and see us again soon! Best Regards, Sinofield Edu Retreat
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traveltoomuch4 wrote a review May 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates4 contributions4 helpful votes
Rarely a hotel exists today where service is key. This hotel is run by staff who are understanding, accommodating and efficient! I travel extensively and am rarely impressed and I don't ever write reviews but I thought a special mention must be given to the people who make the place!
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Sinofield, General Manager at Sinofield Edu-Retreat
Responded May 16, 2019
Dear Guest Thanks very much for your wonderful feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We always put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority. Thanks again for your kind words. Best Regards, Lee
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Syd23 wrote a review Mar. 2019
Sydney, Australia6 contributions5 helpful votes
It was an old school and still looks like a school. We did not see any other guests. The hosts was friendly. Not sure about the ‘retreat’ name, there is no pool or spa and an old kids playground. Rooms are nicely updated, kids had foam mattresses and master bed was as hard as a rock. We won’t be back. Very very Chinese themed.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
IloveANIME wrote a review Mar. 2019
1 contribution
This place has gotta be one of my favourite retreats I've ever been at. I would really recommend this place to everyone I know. The owner was very nice and super polite😃😃🇨🇳🇦🇺. This place looks very Chinese and the details are astounding.👍👍
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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AustraliaNew South WalesBlue MountainsLeura
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sinofield Edu-Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Sinofield Edu-Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Grand Canyon track (7.7 km), Blue Mountains (3.1 km), and Sublime Point Lookout (2.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sinofield Edu-Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, meeting rooms, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Sinofield Edu-Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sinofield Edu-Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yellow Deli, Madame Wang's Restaurant, and Aunty Ed's Restaurant and Bar.
Does Sinofield Edu-Retreat offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Sinofield Edu-Retreat?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Leura Post Office (1.8 km).
Is Sinofield Edu-Retreat accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.