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sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Afterglow Cottages in April 2016 and still haven't forgotten it. What a beautiful, tranquil, green part of the World. Agnes was helpful and friendly without being intrusive with just enough seclusion from the World and privacy from the main house and the other cottage on the property. It was easy to come and go in order to...

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning and spectacular views, Agnes and Geoff are so friendly and hospitable and go above and beyond to ensure your stay is relaxing. Highly recommend this place would not stay anywhere else. The double headed shower and spa bath on deck are amazing. Everything is so clean and comfortable excellent location only few minutes to town.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Afterglow Cottages are set among beautiful rolling green hills, making for a quiet and relaxing stay. Situated a short drive from the centre of town, with many trendy cafes and shops. A highlight of the Dairy Cottage is the open shower with a view of the well manicured garden. Each room has been well thought out with privacy and comfort...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the feed back. It is always great to hear from our guests that they love what we do, we are lucky to live in a place that is it's own kind of paradise and there is nothing better sharing. We are always coming up with new ways to improve our property and our gardens...

Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for complete Relaxation with Good old fashioned customer service "Afterglow Cottages" is the place to go From the genuine warm welcome on arrival, cleanliness of accommodation and extremely spacious and total privacy. The spa bath was wonderful!!! Your platters delicious thank you so much for supplying lunch for 6 which saved us a lot of stress...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Aw shuck!! it was so much fun doing the platters for you. I am glad they were such a success. It certainly allowed you so spend time that is so precious with your friends from this area. I totally enjoyed meeting you both. It was one of those Oh! do you have to go occasions? I found myself wanting to...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in the Dairy cottage and it was amazing. Just the perfect space for the 2 of us to relax and retreat but also close enough to the cafes and shops in Bellingen. The shower for 2 with a view and the outdoor spa bath on the deck are definitely the highlights of this place. Recommend this...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much guys, it is such a chilled out place ours, being in the country but just outside town. It is easy to feel the seclusion and privacy, the Dairy is quite comforting nestled into the hill the way it is. We look forward to your return visit with us.

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We hadn't had any time off this year so decided we needed to go somewhere really relaxing and comfortable. We couldn't have chosen a better place to stay! The surroundings are beautiful, private and quiet. The Dairy Cottage had a luxurious but very comfortable feel. Much attention was paid to detail and quality. The hospitality and generosity of our host...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Oh what A nice review, I've not been one to respond to reviews but I should. The thing I love most about our business (and my role) is that we just meet such nice and interesting people, and I get to spoil them. it is such a rewarding lifestyle that we lead. We think our property is divine, so we...

Reviewed 5 October 2016

A stunning property with fabulous hosts who go the extra mile to ensure you have the best time ever. Very well appointed with superb attention to detail. The cottage was very clean, quality linen and furnishings used throughout. This all made for a really memorable stay for us. Host was delightful to speak with and nothing was too much trouble...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you Tinky and Brendan, just loved meeting you both and we hope to have you both back here, perhaps when Brendan comes home from overseas. I hope I was helpful to you Tinky re your business. You never know we will come up your way and call in. Cheers

Wingham, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a very enjoyable stay in the Dairy Cottage. Agnes goes to much effort to ensure your stay is a pleasant experience. Nibbles, wine and breakfast supplies were much appreciated. The afterglow CD collection was fantastic. The shower is the best I've ever experienced.The cottage is beautifully presented and the spa bath is a bonus. Can't wait to return...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Pam, it is so very rewarding when our guest appreciate what it is that we are trying to achieve, we always want to make everyone feel as welcome as friends and family would be. Food for me is important, I never want you to feel like the cottage has an empty fridge and an empty feeling when you come...

Kurri Kurri, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth and longest stay at Afterglow Cottages. It's absolutely superb. Luxurious but not gaudy. Sublime elegance surrounded by country charm. The views are magnificent. You can feel yourself destress as soon as you turn into the property. I was hesitant to write this review as I don't want to share this slice of heaven with too many...

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aglow2013, Owner at Afterglow Cottages, responded to this review

Guys, you are the best, it is so nice to do what we do and we love sharing our property. The absolute best bit for us is the amount of good friends we have made, and you two are right up there, can't wait for you guys to come back. We have so much fun together. P.S. It's OK to...

Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had a very enjoyable five night stay as a couple in the 'Moody's Creek cottage'. As mentioned by other reviewers, the cottage is spacious, very well appointed and Agnes is a welcoming host who makes every effort to ensure your stay is a pleasant one. The nibbles and wine provided on arrival and breakfast provisions supplied for our first...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Treat yourself to a romantic getaway or relaxing break in an atmosphere of luxury and simple elegance, amid 30 acres of rolling green hills and native woodland. Afterglow’s two spacious self-contained cottages have full kitchen, air-con, queen-size bed, double shower with a view, large deck with BBQ and spa. Enjoy the sunset from your private deck, indulge in a relaxing spa under the stars or just sit back and watch the native birds and wallabies, And lots more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Afterglow Cottages

Address: 259 Kalang Rd, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Bellingen
Price Range: $225 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Afterglow Cottages 4.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Tranquil countryside retreat, not far from local towns and villages”
drewdenton, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Dairy is located at the end of the driveway and therefore the most isolated.”
MandM10082013, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You must have a bath in the spa under the stars!”
turbotap, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Agnes gave us a quick look at the Dairy Cottage when we left - it was great also but the Main Cottage is definitely worth the extra if it is available.”
545garthc, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Dairy. No neighbours just cows in the neighbouring property.”
Missy_Aussie, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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