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“High standard all round”

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Spa and sauna on 'Tea Tree' balcony
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Spa and sauna on 'Tea Tree' balcony
'Tea Tree' kitchen
'Tea Tree' bathroom
'Tea Tree' verandah
'Tea Tree' master bedroom
'Tea Tree' exterior
Autumn colour from 'Tea Tree' balcony
Sunset over the dam
'Paperbark' interior
'Paperbark' kitchen
'Paperbark' bathroom
'Paperbark' spa
'Paperbark' exterior
Gazebo over the water
The dam at nightfall
Bridge to 'Willows' secluded picnic area
Adorable alpacas
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Balingup, Western Australia

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Sparklyro...
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“High standard all round”
Reviewed September 21, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Stayed in Tea Tree for a couple of nights and never felt inclined to leave the place, so peaceful and relaxing. Loved the spa & sauna, just magic! We will be returning here without question to recharge the batteries.
Thank you Rita & Colin for your attention to detail in providing such amazing accommodation.

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Liked best: Spa & Sauna
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Sep 2014
Thanks folks - we're on "trickle charge" all the time!
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rtwomey
Brisbane, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
71 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Absolutely gorgeous!”
Reviewed September 18, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We have just returned home to Brisbane from a visit to WA and spent a couple of days at Mumbles during our travels. What a wonderful surprise! The hosts, Colin & Rita were very hospitable in a non-intrusive way, and the two level apartment was spacious and beautifully furnished. The hosts thought of everything, including a lot of little extras not normally supplied, which made our stay so comfortable and memorable.
We just loved that area around Mumballup, rolling hills and valleys, wonderful for short or long walks and plenty of wineries to visit. Our apartment had great views across a valley from both levels, the upper level even had a large spa, sauna, shower and outdoor table and chairs – as with the rest of the apartment, everything was in top condition.
The property includes two large dams, one with decking over the water, the other with a gazebo for outdoor BBQs. Just lovely for relaxing and observing the wildlife, including four very cute Alpacas.
We have promised ourselves to return for a longer stay next time, and highly recommend Mumbles to anyone visiting the area.

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Liked best: The quality of the apartment and location
Liked least: Having to hand the keys back!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
24 Sep 2014
Thanks for your review - glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again, when you decide to explore more of what Mumbles and the South West has to offer.
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Donna B
Byford, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfection”
Reviewed June 26, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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person found this review helpful

Stayed in Tea Tree for 2 nights. One of the most beautiful places I think we have ever stayed. Peaceful and full of bird life. We had a picnic under the willow trees, guys what a little gem that spot is, a real credit to the owners. Can't wait to come back again and see how the dam has developed. The reeds will make a great habitat for more birds and frogs alike. Would love to see some mood lighting around the spa, maybe some solar fairy lights? Certainly among the top places to stay on my list. Thank you so much Col and Rita.

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Liked best: The serenity and peacefulness
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
3 Jul 2014
Mumbles will never be perfect but we keep trying! The mood lighting for the "Tea Tree" spa has been moving up the list while we finished other projects like the "Willows".
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honestrev...
Perth
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Relaxing, romantic & just beautiful.”
Reviewed June 3, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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people found this review helpful

We stayed here over the WA Day long weekend for our anniversary & loved every second. From the moment we arrived, Rita & Colin made us feel very welcome, showed us around our accommodation & how everything worked etc. They really have thought of everything you could possibly want/need for a relaxing break away & we couldn't fault the chalet or location at all. Even the lovely touch of Ritas home made aromatherapy sprays & soaps, which were beautiful! It was lovely to have the choice of being inside in the lovely warm living room, out in the private garden, up on the romantic deck in the spa or sauna or even out by one of the two dams on the property both equally as lovely as each other. We've been to a few other places for a relaxing weekend away, but Mumbles certainly beats them all. We both left feeling completely relaxed, hadn't had to worry about a thing the entire weekend... only that we couldn't stay longer! Can't wait for our next visit. Thank you so much, Rita & Colin; Mumbles really is a credit to you.

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lookingfo...
Perth, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peaceful solitude”
Reviewed May 28, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

My wife and I visited for a rainy weekend and loved the views across the valley while sitting in the hot tub. We took an evening stroll up the Bibbiumun track which runs right by Mumbles. It is a wonderful spot to just relax.

We will be back.

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PamelaMow
Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic View - Attention to detail Amazing”
Reviewed May 19, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Thanks Colin & Rita, for letting us stay at your amazing property. Peaceful, spotlessly clean, everything provided even a bottle of champagne. The balcony was perfect for watching the birds and the amazing full moon coming up over the rolling hills. We will be back to see how Colin's bridge turned out.

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Denise T
Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Absolutely beautiful”
Reviewed April 7, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This was the most relaxing and beautiful place. The facilities were excellent, management were friendly and approachable. Ideal place for a weekend or longer, or for a romantic interlude for a couple or a family getaway. Will definetly be back again.

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Liked best: The peace, quiet and privacy.
Liked least: Can not find anything that I did not like or was not impressed with.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children
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