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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Such a stunningly beautiful and peaceful location, we really enjoyed our stay here. It was the perfect weekend getaway from the city. The gardens around the cottages are breathtaking and the its the perfect place to relax and curl up with a good book. The best part are the verandahs to sit out and relax with tea in the morning...

Thank samanthastalder
Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

Your appreciation of the property and the serenity it offered you, remind me of why I share it with others. Despite 3 June weekends out of 4 in this area, of heavy rains and winds that blew down some huge trees, it is refreshing to know that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your review!

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The owner, who offers a wealth of local knowledge, is courteous, honest & friendly. Lights & heaters are on for our return, the location is quiet & the cottages are clean, comfortable, well maintained & very private. We experienced true hospitality in a beautiful rural setting. It's a great place to chill out, catch up with friends, enjoy the beaches,...

Thank lai37tai
Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

I truly appreciate your comments and your appreciation of the local area and what it offers. The Tweed Art Gallery is wonderful - so glad you went to see Olleywood and explored the hinterland villages and their Farmers Markets. I hope to see you when you come north again.

Reviewed 27 June 2016

These cottages are so lovely, rustic and charming. The property is so peaceful and private you truly feel you are miles from anywhere but you are not. You are near Byron Bay, Murwillumbah, Uki and many other interesting places and markets to visit. Another highlight for me was I was able to take my four legged friend so that was...

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Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with your pet. That you have taken the time to respond to others' reviews makes me more positive and continue to strive for the best quality stay for all my guests. Hope to see you again.

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I stayed at this place a while ago, but from more recent reviews it doesn't appear to have changed. I continually had to chase up the caretaker to fix the water pump and toilet - then wait for an hour or so while the work was done. The owner explained she was ill, but so was I when I was...

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Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

Unfortunately, I cannot find a record of this reviewer's name on my calendar or tax information for July 2015. Perhaps it was boooked in another name. I wish it had been made closer to the time the guest stayed. I always send a thankyou to every guest after they have left, following up on their comments. I am a sole-operator,...

Reviewed 24 May 2016

We had previously stayed and loved it.... booked for 3 nights leading up to the Anzac weekend - firstly we were double booked, which being in the industry I understand sometimes everything goes wrong and this happens.... BUT we were placed in the old stables cabin - junk lying around like a dumping ground, fridge did not work, no hot...

Thank Debbie B
Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

Both husband and wife reviewed their stay separately and I have corresponded with them personally. They have tried to remove their comments from this site and were told there would be a 3 month period to wait. They did not stay at the property on this occasion and all tariff was fully refunded. To update on the accommodation offered: the...

Reviewed 24 May 2016

They double booked us, 3 weeks in advance. It was Anzac day. They booked a Wedding Party and gave our Accommodation to another in the Party. They were not there to greet us, explain to us and there is no telephone reception. We had to travel into town to find them. They put us in a sham of a shack...

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Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

I am the owner and, unless I am on a break, the manager. I was away when these return guests were to stay and had left the property in the hands of an acting-Manager. I will follow through on the opening comments - the "they" mentioned , why there was no-one there to meet them and so on. All should...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Get away with your dogs to the tranquillity of no mobile phone reception or Wi-Fi, feel the serenity of being cut off from the rat race. This peaceful hollow is not glamorous, or full of the mod-cons which we have filled our own homes with, but it is exactly what the doctor orders when you need to just take it...

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Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

I truly appreciate your time in reviewing CCC. Knowing that guests love the natural environment and the privacy, motivates me to keep on with the never-ending work - the gardens! Thank you.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2014

What a beautiful setting! All the cottages are well-placed away from each other and nicely screened by garden plantings. Our cottage (Grevillea) was well-fitted out for our four night stay and we couldn't have had a more peaceful time. The local bird life kept us entertained - it's a long time since we've seen blue wrens and red-browed firetail finches...

2Thank Judy C
Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

The birds are delightful here. 52 species have been identified! Next visit keep a sharp eye out for the small, very fast Azure Kingfishers over the first dam. Thank you for your review - I'm glad you could relax in this special valley.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2013

My week at Crabbes Creek Cottages met all of my expectations. I was very impressed by the cottage set-up. It was low maintenance and easy. The kitchen had everything I needed to cook for the week and it was easy to make it feel like our own for the duration of our stay. The outlook and views from every room...

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Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your images and review. To be reminded of how special this location is through others' eyes, freshens my senses and further ensures my commitment to sensitively care for this property and all "creatures" who visit.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Booked The House after initially being offered a choice of this or the Bales - I chose the House because it had more toilets/bedrooms and 6 of us. Two days prior to this I was emailed to state that a lock was broken on the door of the House so would we prefer the Bales because "its a very sweet...

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Glennis W, Owner at Crabbes Creek Cottages, responded to this review

Apologies for not being able to offer The House. Yes, there were issues; it was not occupied but being repaired. Management do not know group patriculars unless guests inform. Greeting them on arrival & walking twice through gardens with me, no bedding issues were mentioned. The Bales has 2 separate bedrooms (Queen, 2 King singles, as in The House), an...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With easy access from M1, Crabbes Creek Cottages is nestled in the hinterland green hills, north of Byron Bay & south of Murwillumbah & Tweed Heads. Pristine beaches are just a short drive away. There are 6 private timber cottages and a 3 bedroom house surrounded by gardens, rainforest pockets & bush. Birdlife & native fauna visit dams & creeks, the skies put on incredible shows at night & the property's quietness allows a relaxing respite from the hustle & bustle of daily life. The cottages, built in 2004, have polished timber floors, a verandah with latched gate, a separate bedroom (4x Queen, 2x King singles), a separate bathroom & L-shaped living area with satellite TV, DVD player, a kitchenette with all the appliances you would need to self-cater. All linen is provided & you only need to ask Reception for any special items (ironing board & iron, blender for example.The General Store is a pleasant walk & will provide all your basic needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crabbes Creek Cottages

Address: 274 Crabbes Creek Rd, Crabbes Creek, New South Wales 2483, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Crabbes Creek
Hotel Class:3 star — Crabbes Creek Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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