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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
Ballarat, Victoria

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Tracey G
Victoria, Australia
1 review
“Serenity”
Reviewed 13 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We were met by the Owners who were very lovely, chatty and accommodating. We all enjoyed the serenity and remoteness of the place and even the thunderstorm that sprung up and was threatened to blow us away was enjoyable! :) It was a home away from away home with everything you could possibly need. :)

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
13 Mar 2015
Dear Tracey, it was a pleasure to have you and your extended family to stay for the Christening in Bannockburn. Even though I'd love to control the weather, I haven't worked out how yet :) But I'm really glad that you did your best to enjoy the storm, because they are often spectacular to watch over the farm.

I hope we can welcome you again (on a nice fine weekend :) soon.

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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Muhlhan
Ballarat, Australia
1 review
“A peaceful spacious country home with sheep.”
Reviewed 10 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Excellent service accommodating our particular needs. Malcolm was very helpful. The home had everything we needed with lots of space for the family. Loved the space to roam, gardens, dams, trees and especially the sheep.
Conveniently located only a short drive to the beautiful town of Buninyong.
Our family of five really enjoyed our visit and only wished we could have stayed longer!

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: The drive in on the gravel road.
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 People with pets
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Management Response
11 Mar 2015
Kathy, it was nothing but a pleasure to have you and your family stay at Galwiji while you waited for your house to settle. Thanks for being a wonderful and thoughtful guest.

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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FussyEate...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Country Living”
Reviewed 25 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

A huge home on a very huge property just perfect for our very huge group. we had enough of space for both kids and adults. Kitchen very well stocked with all kinds of utensils for that very keen cook...... we even made pizzas in the weber outside. We also had a chocolate fountain and a dress up day whilst at Galwiji homestead. Loved the huge trees . Would be great to see some domestic animals on the farm eg. chooks, goat etc etc
we loved Galwiji and have walked away with great memories..... among the memories are
Ann and Bill......love you both heaps.

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Liked best: Huge home
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
28 Jan 2015
It was a pleasure to have you and your family and friends to stay for a week over January Amarjit. We hope you can come and join us again next summer holidays!

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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Chris C
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“A relaxing family getaway.”
Reviewed 7 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Galwiji Homestead is a remarkable location to relax, enjoy the Australian bush. The birds are lovely to hear and you may even find a kangaroo or koala or two.

This idyllic location is definitely a place where you are made to feel at home. From the generous greeting and history of Galwiji was a very friendly way to begin your stay.

Galwiji offers surreal tranquility, and total relaxation.

It is well catered for the family with a brilliant games room, and lots of land to walk and feel amongst the bush.

Galwiji Homestead has everything you could possibly need and even more. We would totally recommend Galwiji homestead to be on your calender for your next holiday adventure.

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Liked best: All of the little things were thought of especially concerning the children.
Liked least: We unfortunately had to go home.
Travelling group: Young Children
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
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Management Response
12 Nov 2014
Chris and Beck, you are our kind of people. I trust that the relaxing break you had at Galwiji Homestead was a welcome respite from the very demanding work that you do. Go well you guys.

Kind regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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Hayley S
Hawthorn, Australia
1 review
“Perfect weekend get away for all”
Reviewed 7 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

I attended the homestead with a group of clients with ASD. They all had a wonderful time and it was large enough for them to all have their own space. There was plenty of things to do at the homestead and around the area. The weather was perfect. Great place for groups, especially if you require individual beds.

Travelling group: Other
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Nov 2014
It was a pleasure to have you and your ASD clients Hayley. We hope we can welcome you back soon to Galwiji Homestead.

Regards. Malcolm Pryor, Operations Manager, Galwiji Homestead.
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