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“Great place to and enjoy good wines”
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34 reviews
Front view with roses
Main bathroom with two person spa, double shower, double vanity and WC
Kitchen and dining area
One of three queen bedrooms
Queen bedroom (one of three queens) with ensuite bathroom
Third bathroom with shower, vanity and WC
Rear garden view
Side garden view
Outside deck with shelter, shadecloth, table and chairs for eight guests
View of rear garden and outside deck with shelter and shadecloth
View of front garden
Living room with TV/DVD
View of king bedroom
One of three queen bedrooms
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Private Room, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Naracoorte, South Australia

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Excellent - based on 34 reviews
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JoeDobb
Adelaide, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place to and enjoy good wines”
Reviewed 17 August 2015 for a stay in June 2015

My parents recommended this house for my friends and I to enjoy this beautiful wine region.
What a wonderful place it was like home away from home with everything you would need including breakfast for all 6 of us for both morning. Get location just a 5 minute walk to the main street and 10 minute drive to the caves. This house is setup for couples, families and groups of friends. We will be back.

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Liked best: The house felt like staying with old friends. loved it
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
19 Aug 2015
We appreciated your review very much. MacDonnell House is proving very versatile for couples, families and groups and is an ideal place for get-togethers and reunions, especially when visitors come from parts of South Australia and Victoria to meet under one roof. with kind regards Richard Peake
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pepperber...
Adelaide, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Cosy and classy”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a lovely stay in this character-filled house. The central heating created a welcoming warmth when we entered late on a chilly winter's afternoon. Complementary wine and fruit were also appreciated. The kitchen had all we needed for cooking and the coffee machine was put to good use.
The main bathroom includes a double shower and a separate spa bath (and a decent hot water system to cope with demand), which adds to the luxurious feel of the house.
This accommodation is walking distance to the town centre and provided a good base to explore the region further.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
19 Aug 2015
Thanks so much for reviewing MacDonnell House. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay. Many guests have appreciated the ducted heating/cooling system and the main bathroom (one of three) which has 2-person spa, double shower and double vanity. with kind regards Richard Peake
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Jo C
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 20 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Stayed here as a member of a group working at a local sports event. With long days outside it was great to come home to a well equipped kitchen, couches, TV, and comfortable beds. Our party consisted of two couples and two singles so we were well catered for by the four double bedrooms and three bathrooms (one en suite). The house was beautifully warm thanks to central heating, and we also had electric blankets if needed. There is a laundry with washing machine and dryer, and the modern kitchen has a dishwasher. Location is walking distance to the Main Street and excellent meals are to be found at the Naracoorte Hotel If you can't be bothered cooking at home.. This would be great house for families or groups holidaying in the region. Babies and small children are catered for and the garden is fully fenced.

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Liked best: Warm, cosy home away from home
Liked least: Couple of minor maintenance issues - bathroom door lock sticking and drain in one bathroom in need of cleaning. Both reported to housekeeping who tried to help immediately.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
7 Aug 2015
Thank you very much for your positive comments. MacDonnell House is an ideal place for a couple or up to 4 couples or extended family, with kind regards Richard.
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Patrick P
Adelaide, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A home away from home while being pampered”
Reviewed 26 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

MacDonnell House is a beautifully renovated home, with an array of modern conveniences and stylishly furnished throughout. Richard and his team mad my stay delightful, I'm on the road so much for business, staying in accommodation that feels like home makes travelling so far more enjoyable.
The rear sun room and gardens are quiet places to relax, ponder and enjoy a bottle of complimentary wine.
I can highly recommend MacDonnell House and the other B&B's in Richards collection as impeccably presented and consistently quality, affordable and consistent accommodation that will make your stay memorable. I'll definitely be staying again during my next business trip to Naracoorte.

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Liked best: The quality of the fitting, furnishings & renovations which made the experience a home away from home.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
7 Aug 2015
We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. We'd be pleased to welcome you back, with kind regards Richard.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Robe_Seaf...
Robe, Australia
1 review
“Clean, spacious & well equipped”
Reviewed 20 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Thankyou, this property was a great find in Naracoorte. Extremely clean, plenty of room and the kitchen was well equipped to cook your own meals. Booking and communication with the owners was also of high standard.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
21 Feb 2015
Thank you very much, we were pleased to have you stay and to be of service.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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