We had a wonderful stay at Forest Retreat, and brought our dog with us.
We were warmly welcomed by Steve, who was expecting us and showed us through our room.
He is very relaxed and will leave you be unless you need anything.
The room was comfortable, warm and well set-up. We had everything we needed for the weekend including breakfast, games, dvds, tea and coffee and a mini kitchen.
This is a great place to go if you want a comfortable base for a busy weekend.
The adjacent forest is stunning, you can walk right down to the river and have a good explore.
Best of all, we could bring our dog with us to enjoy a mini-getaway.
Thank you Steve and Meg, for your hospitality.
This place was a real treat. Best of all they are very dog friendly!
The owners, Meg and Steve, are very accommodating and helpful.
They can provide helpful tips about places to walk, to see, to eat and drink.
The accomodation itself, in the Garden Room, was small but exactly the right size for a greyhound and a couple. The bathroom is well sized with a large shower that had great pressure and heat.
The room had a fridge and was stocked with juice, milk and various breakfast items that were all included with the room.
The bed was comfy and has a beautiful view of the garden and then of the forest across the street which has a lovely path for a dog walk to the river.
I would highly recommend this for couples or solo travellers looking for a homey and private place to lay their heads.
You feel like your way out of town with the view, but really you're only a short walk, and even shorter drive, away from town.
We loved our one night stay at the forrest retreat. Hosts were lovely, room was excellent & location was perfect for bush walks and walking into Margaret River. No garden for the dogs but we take ours everywhere with su so this was no issue for us :)
Great little B and B, close to the town. The four of us booked out both rooms and combined our breakfasts to have them together in the larger room with the kitchen. The yoghurts and fresh local breads were delicious, we loved the DIY aspects of the breakfast. We had some car trouble during our stay and Steve and Meg were so helpful even offering their car for us to use and were kind enough to post back a forgotten phone charger. Would definitely recommend this B and B.
We loved our little courtyard and our private area to sit. The location is great for walking into town and the trees across the road attract the most beautiful singing birds. The Garden room is very small and the breakfast dishes need to be washed in the bathroom sink (not my style at all) Maybe the breakfast dishes could be washed by the host?
Also the breakfast could have some improvements: a half eaten pot of jam is not really hygienic...though we did get a new butter. The yogurt was yummy....and the bread....and the fresh plunger coffee....but for the rest there was not a lot of effort put in to breakfast. I feel that a better use of the fabulous local produce would have improved things drastically for the money we paid.
Also, the room was quite dusty...not great for someone with a dust allergy.
Our host was friendly and welcoming Thank you
Overall we enjoyed our stay, but will not be picking this B and B again