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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed in the Opal Cottage with our two dogs who loved exploring the rambling garden. Great set up in the Cottege, we self-catered thanks to Khan's IGA with nice food and wine watching sunsets that blew us away. The bed is super comfortable and the huge bathroom has a sense of luxury, very welcome as The Ridge was pretty...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed in the Opal Cottage. The cactus and succulent garden was really lovely, I enjoyed spending time relaxing there while the dog sniffed about. The house was very clean, well equipped with a giant fridge, nice bathroom, comfortable bed and sofa bed. It suited us very nicely. It was a shame to only have one night there.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stayed at Harlequin Cottage witth our two furkids and has the best stay ever at Lighnting Ridge. Could not recommend the ciottage high enough. Yard was excellent for the dogs and the cottage had everything we could ask for. Thankkyou for letting us tsya there - we will be back next year ...

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1Thank Andrea M
Sassafras, Australia
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

My family and I recently stayed at this wonderful little cottage and we had a terrific time. The cottage was spotlessly clean and organized. We had a leisurely glass of Red in the afternoon watching the sunset over the gardens. I highly recommend this venue as a much preferred option to the generic motels you find on the road.

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1Thank Ron v
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2014

If you go expecting high-end digs you have gone to the wrong place. I imagine some of the cabins in the holiday parks could be of a better standard than the 1 bedroom house we occupied, but as they say in the intro why stay in a motel or hotel room when you can have your own little house to...

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2Thank medlowbath34
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We really enjoyed our time in the Opal Cottage for a few nights. We could have stayed longer as we felt very relaxed and happy here. There was everything you needed and it felt like you were staying with friends or family. I wish there were more accommodation options like this when travelling. Sitting in the garden I was so...

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2Thank Lightw
Reviewed 25 July 2014

For a couple (young or old ) this cottage has everything you need. From a well equipped kitchen to a very comfortable bed with clean crisp bedding. Although this cottage may be small (one bedroom) it is well worth the cost to have a stand alone home with front and back garden inhabited by local wildlife. Close to shops and...

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2Thank Jean B
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We stayed in both the 1 bedroom and the 2 bedroom cottage. They were both very comfortable and centrally located. The smaller cottage has a lovely palm and cactus garden frequented by lots of birds. The larger cottage is spacious and has a sunny, grassy front yard. These cottages would be great for a longer stay because they have everything...

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6Thank Frances R
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in winter was lovely and warm excellent bed for comfort has everything you need including laundry for catching up on washing the yard needs a good tidy up but otherwise has everything you need when travelling we stayed in opal cottage

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4Thank twightlight
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2014

I've been to the Ridge for the June long weekend for four years in a row now and have stayed in one of these cottages each time. The first three years I stayed in Harliquin Cottage and this time in the smaller one bedroom Opal Cottage. Both the houses are outstanding with all the comforts of home. Extremely clean and...

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Fossickers Cottages are two fully self-contained cottages in the centre of Lightning Ridge, where there so many things to do - you can stay a weekend or you might even want to stay for a week. For the most comfortable stay in Lightning Ridge. Relax in garden surroundings. Feed the birds. Have a BBQ. Play with the dog. Soak up some sun. Read a book. Or lie back and relax in fully fenced comfort and privacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fossickers Cottages

Address: 2 Morilla St | Cnr Morilla & Onyx Sts, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Lightning Ridge
Price Range: $98 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fossickers Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“A short walk to a restaurant called Bruno's doing a brisk trade.”
 of 5 bubbles medlowbath34, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Don't forget to watch the sunset on the green car door route and go to the bore baths (especially at night under a canopy of a zillion stars)”
 of 5 bubbles MarianneandSusan, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The Harlequin cottage is on a side street away from the main drag, so reasonable quiet at night and neighbours are also good. Sat night a bit noisy from the music flowing up from the pub down in the main street, but otherwise good. No noisy hoons or anything plus you can lock the gate behind your car at night.”
 of 5 bubbles nikowgcf, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
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