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be&be castlemaine - unique, hilltop, retreat

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum
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House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Nicola L
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2019
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Reviews (18)
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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
Staying at Be&Be was fantastic, the property is beautifully designed and within such a close distance to the main town of Castlemaine. Upon arrival, we discovered lovely herbal teas and fresh local produce provided by Nicola. The products that are used in the property are all exquisite and also locally sourced. The grounds are divine, with perfectly landscaped succulents and gum trees. The beds are so comfortable and even though it was cold outside, we were warm and cosy indoors. We can recommend this property for anyone wanting an escape, who appreciates exceptional products/food and who loves to be in such an aesthetically designed location. Exquisite stay at Be&Be.
Visited July 2021
Written July 3, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Stacey D
Stacey D
Melbourne, Australia162 contributions
We love staying here. The loft style accommodation is so well done. Three areas to lounge around inside and the beautiful outdoor space as well. The beds are comfortable and it's, so lovely waking up to magpies, kookaburras, Rosella's. Nicola is a great host and responds quickly to messages and caters for different diets with the breakfast provisions she provides. Truely great value and a top get away in Castlemaine.
Visited March 2021
Written April 1, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
As soon as we arrived we were greeted with a lovely warm smile from the home owner Nicola. My family (and the dog) truly loved our 4 day stay at the property. The beds are comfy, the shower is delightful and we cooked every night in the fully equipped kitchen. Took a short stroll to the quaint town each morning. The property surely lives up to the photos and is located to many of Castlemaine's sights. Thanks for having us.
Visited January 2021
Written January 27, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
We enjoyed our stay at this property and Nicola is extremely responsive to messages. We had a few minor questions during our stay which doesn't normally happen but Nicola rolled with it and catered to our needs. Plusses are the beds are comfortable with lots of pillows, there is AC on both levels, the shower and bathroom is huge, there is a huge garden for the dog to run around in, plus an enormous enclosed dog run. Also loved visits by house doggo Lili and there was heaps of food provided which was a lovely touch. Downsides were that we found the fridge way too small for our six day stay. We planned to do a lot of cooking and there was not enough room in the crisper for all our fruit and veg so it didn't do too well jammed in the door. Also Nicola is obviously a massive plant lover which is nice, but the plants in the kitchen hindered access to the coffee machine and toaster and the one in the toilet needs moving away from touching your lap but minor changes easy to fix there. :) We also expected a washing machine and clothes horse given the size of the property and duration of the stay but sadly the property doesn't have this so had to hand wash a few clothes in the sink. Partly my fault for not looking into that detail but no harm done. Perhaps in the future this can be added. For us the seats are also way too low to the point we had difficulty getting out of them (maybe not bad on holiday!). The style is perfect for the property but unfortunately not practical for us. Also may be easily changed over time. Overall we were very happy with our stay and left feeling relaxed and happy that we were looked after the entire time. Would recommend to anyone else looking for some dog friendly accommodation. There are plans for a kennel in the dog run so your doggos will be out of the elements when you leave them if you go out for tea or similar. The investment in maximising use of the property is evident and it's good to see the love going into it for the benefit of all who stay. 5 stars.
Visited December 2020
Written January 6, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
Tranquil and gorgeous place to stay, can't help but relax. Great spot for a stay with a dog and easy walk to everything in Castlemaine.
Visited November 2020
Written December 2, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
What a wonderful place to get away from it all. We'll be back.
Visited September 2020
Written October 5, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
Great communication, accurate property description with excellent facilities. Nicola even supplied quality local ingredients to make breakfast for two days that alone would be quite expensive. Very peaceful location and not that far from town. Highly recommend.
Visited June 2020
Written June 14, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
Our stay at Be&Be was perfect. The accomodation is beautifully styled and has everything you need. The added details like breakfast supplies, coffee and fruit were generous. Highly recommend if you are planning a weekend in Castlemaine!
Visited December 2019
Written January 4, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
Loved the vibe of this place
Visited December 2019
Written December 12, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
Set overlooking Castlemaine , a treasure of what we called home over a long weekend away. With loving interior design, every space is thought out to ensure comfort. There were so many options to sit back read and enjoy the environment created by Nicola. The little touches of breakfast provisions, a fruit bowl and mindful magazine’s were really appreciated. We also enjoyed being able to walk everywhere as everything us so close. There is also the most tranquil outlook from the main bedroom over the town , I had the best sleep ever, with being so comfortable. Thanks Nicola for creating such as awesome unique space 🙏?
Visited November 2019
Written December 4, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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be&be castlemaine - unique, hilltop, retreat is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

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