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Accessible holiday accommodation
The Bird Hide SA - The-Birdhide
The Birdhide offers disabled access with ramp, wide doorways and a large wheelchair-friendly bathroom. They have already had several disabled guests stay and re-book and have acted on their feedback to ensure their next stay is even more comfortable.
Affordable holiday accommodation
Thirty Two JW SA - Affordable-Getaway
Want to escape for a quiet, relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist destinations? Want to relax at the front of your holiday home without the crowds and want to do all this without breaking the budget?
B&B Hosted accommodation
Glenview Retreat VIC - Escape-from-the-world-and-let-us-spoil-you
Enjoy your choice of breakfast, along with a newspaper, served in the comfort of your cottage. It is the perfect way to start your morning while you decide how much or how little you will do for the rest of the day.
B&B Self-contained accommodation
Ken & Chris' Bed & Breakfast VIC - Ken-and-Chris
This is a home away from home in Castlemaine. It’s not just the cosiness of the self-contained cottage or the attention to detail that wins guests over time after time, what really makes it a hit is the friendliness of the hosts.
Mollymook Beach Waterfront NSW - Paradise-Is-not-far
Enjoy luxurious 4 ½ star waterfront accommodation for couples, with breathtaking water views, nestled between the beachside golf course and ocean. The private and quiet location is only metres from the beach.
Behind the Green Door TAS - Come-and-see-what-is-behind-the-green-door
This self-contained, one room studio is set in a private garden. Gardeners enjoy the garden, and birdwatchers can observe the honeyeaters. Pick some parsley or lemons outside your door. The studio is within walking distance to Hobart town centre.
Sandy Lake Farm Bed and Breakfast WA - Lakeside-reflections-by-day-moonlight-by-night
The tree-lined limestone drive takes you towards the Sandy Lake Farm B&B and you may see the grazing Galloway cattle and Dorper sheep. A little further and you'll find the house sitting on the rise among rolling green lawns, roses and gum trees.
Deep Creek Retreat SA - Unwind-and-Relax-at-Deep-Creek-Retreat
Staying at Deep Creek Retreat gives guests a real feel for what sustainable living is all about. We are totally solar-powered and rainwater-dependent. There is also an organic orchard, olive grove and vegie/herb garden.
Family-friendly holiday accommodation
Liptelvin Hillside Retreat VIC - A-piece-of-paradise-for-animal-loving-families
For families with children, Liptelvin Hillside Retreat offers an unforgettable holiday experience in the country. Children of all ages are welcome and guests can bring their pets to stay with them inside, as part of the family.
Cherry Top Accommodation TAS - Cherry-Top-Accommodation---Tasmanian-Gem
Cherry Top Accommodation and Eagle Park are private and self-contained cottages, perfect for couples to enjoy freshly cooked food and tranquillity or for families to meet the farm animals. Visit the bee house and the gardens and see where food really comes from.
Gay and Lesbian-friendly getaways
Karrak Reach WA - Gay--Abandon-in-the-Great-Southern
Karrak Reach won the 2009 National People's Choice Award for gay and lesbian-friendly accommodation and is proudly owned and operated by a gay couple that have been in the accommodation and hospitality industry for over 25 years.
Kirkham Manor NSW - Kirkham-Manor---tranquility-country-style
Kirkham Manor offers comfortable and relaxing accommodation for two to ten people in a park-like setting. Guests have the use of a fully self-contained 3-bedroom home or the delightful self-contained guest suite.
Cedars Indulgence Retreat VIC - Luxurious-private-hideaway
The Cedars is perfect for a romantic getaway, or just to relieve the stresses of modern life. One guest comment sums up the experience: "How can anybody go back to the ‘real world’ after having indulged in this slice of heaven…”
Pike River Luxury Villas SA - Luxury-and-Indulgence--and-guilt-free
The majestic views and the indulgent surroundings will lift your spirits and relax your mind as soon as you arrive. Your fully self-contained villa will allow you the chance to rediscover the meaning of relaxation.
Beachlands Holiday Park WA - Beachlands-Holiday-Park
BIG4 Beachlands is recognised as a leading resort holiday park. The experience is truly memorable - fun, friendly, relaxed and welcoming, with the very best standard of accommodation and facilities.
Pet-friendly holiday accommodation
Pobblebonk B&B SA - Pet-Friendly---Pooches-at-Pobblebonk-BandB-Adelaide
Pobblebonk B&B is luxury accommodation for guests, as well as for their travelling dogs, who are an important part of the family holiday experience. This is a truly pet-friendly property with lots of extras for your four-legged friend.
Burdett's Country Retreats SA - A-Romantic-Getaway-to-Remember
Sink into the queen-size bed, adorned with beautiful linen and a nest of plump pillows, and enjoy the soft lamplight and hand-made chocolates. The bathroom features a huge corner spa bath under a picture window, which overlooks the beautiful garden.
Self-contained holiday accommodation
Sea Eagle Beach House VIC - SELF-CONTAINEDSELF-CATERING-SEA-EAGLE-BEACH-HOUSE
Guests Sea Eagle Beach House is close to the beach and offers lots of extras - plasma TV, over 100 DVDs, pool table, air hockey table tennis, bikes, scooters, boogie boards, totem tennis, toys and games.
Unique holiday accommodation
Castle Keep B and B at Thorngrove Manor SA - Uniquely-romantic-Castle-Keep-BandB
This amazing castle-like gothic building stands majestically on a leafy street. It feels grand, whimsical and straight out of a fairytale, and is truly a unique accommodation experience. Step into a world of magic and romance…