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Welcome to 'Burnie Brae' circa 1908
Spacious main living area
Dine is style in the main dining area
Traditional main bedroom with queen size bed
Second Bedroom (optional pricing structure applies) - locked off when not required
Second Bedroom (optional pricing structure applies) - locked off when not required
Country style kitchen to have breakfast in
Traditional bathroom with modern fittings
Traditional shower area with room for two
Wide shady verandah to have your morning cuppa out on
Wide entrance hallway
'Burnie Brae' c 1908 is located in a quiet street in a historic part of town
Visit and be awed by The Three Sisters
Do a bushwalk to Katoomba Falls
Frollick in the waters of Katoomba Cascades
Admire Jamison Valley & Mt Solitary
Enjoy the thrills at Scenic World
Be dazzled by Weeping Rock
Go for a paddle at Queens Cascade
Be enthralled by Wentworth Falls
View the splendour of the Grose Valley
Hunt for hidden treasure at the Victory Theatre
Have lunch at the Megalong Tea Rooms
Explore the underworld of Jenoleon Caves
Take afternoon tea at The Paragon
Cherish some quality local restaurants
Ride the historic Zig Zag Railway
Meander the gardens of Mt Wilson
Find inspirion at Norman Lindsay Gallery
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Katoomba, Blue Mountains, New South Wales

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JT-PC-201...
Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delightful, comfortable, traditional house in beautiful, quiet garden setting”
Reviewed 29 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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We stayed at Burnie Brae for three nights and found it to be very quiet, yet surprisingly close to the amenities of Katoomba, with the main street a 5-10 minute walk away (albeit a bit hilly). The house is in an area of Katoomba that only locals would visit, and since it doesn't get "through traffic", it is always peaceful and quiet. The garden setting for the house is beautiful in spring and the house itself is a wonderful place to relax and socialise or simply read, with comfy sofas and excellent cooking and dining facilities. The kitchen is large and exceptionally well-appointed. The bathroom is large, light and bright, with a very large, walk-in shower. The traditional furnishings give Burnie Brae a special feel that you don't always find in rented accommodation. We would happily stay at Burnie Brae again, when in the vicinity.

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Liked best: The tranquil, but very convenient, location and beautiful garden setting
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Perez C
Santiago, Chile
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“living in the past with all the confort of today”
Reviewed 22 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Burnie Brae is the most beautiful house that you ever see, the garden is a fairyland, the kitchen it is so lovely that invite you to cook, and having dinner in that living room is going to make you feel like "Miss Fisher" in the 20'. if your wish is to have peace and be in contact with nature, Katoomba is the perfect place for you, and this house is 5 minutes away of the best view of the montains the " 3 sisters" and 1 block away from the train station to Sydney, and 1 block away from the supermarket, and many charming little stores and coffe houses. Also, mister Michael give us alot of information about Katoomba and we didn't have any problems at all, all is so confortable that you will never will want to leave.

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Liked best: the old luxury style
Liked least: it didn't have laundry machine
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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laming
malaysia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice Place. Go For It”
Reviewed 3 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

Easy to Find. Close to Supermarket Coles. Close to all the major tourist site. Large Kitchen. Better than hotel. But no in house laundry. But there is a laundry close by. Better to have your own transport

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Liked best: Kitchen
Liked least: No Laundry Facilities in House
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Jalou06
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely period house - spotessly clean and very well located.”
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

Burnie Brae lived up to everything we hoped for. We arrived on a very cold night and were very appreciative of the effective underfloor heating. The house was very comfortable and beautifully furnished to match its era. It was spotlessly clean and the kitchen was well equipped. Nestled in a quiet street, its beautiful garden and presentation gave it the feeling of being much loved by its owner. Its proximity to the town centre and eating places was also much appreciated. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and left feeling well rested and refreshed.

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Glenn S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Lovely Cottage with Character”
Reviewed 27 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

We had a lovely stay for 3 nights at Burnie Brae. The cottage is on the corner of two quiet streets but only a few blocks from the main street of Katoomba. The exterior of the house is very nice with its lovely garden setting. The inside is beautiful and the living and dining room looks brilliant with a wonderful dining table for a dinner party if more people are staying. The bedroom was also very nice with a very comfy bed. The country kitchen is ample with everything you could possibly need (although the dishwashing tablets were hard to find as they were not under the sink; sorry, pedantic I know but we could not find them). Overall, we were glad Michael suggested taking up a 3rd night when we made the booking as travelling up from the south coast we really needed that extra night for those extra bushwalks in the amazing Grose Valley and Wentworth Falls. We are thinking of a return to the mountains next April/May and I don't think we even need to consider staying anywhere else. Thanks for the great stay!

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Liked best: Character of the cottage
Liked least: No bathtub but not a big deal
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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