Reviews | What our guests are saying

based on 21 reviews
Glenn & Gina
Beautiful little getaway! (In-house Guest Book)

So well thought out, come for a day or stay for a week. Feels like you are at home. Lots to see and do. Thanks Carmel x

Young couple  |  stayed in 3/2020

Suzette (Melbourne)
Home away from home (In-house Guest Book)

Such a beautiful setup. Warm and welcoming with every detail well thought out.

Not specified  |  stayed in 3/2020

Mallory (NZ)
Didn't want to leave! ( Review)

We really enjoyed our stay at Ferny Hill Retreat. It is a beautiful location and wonderfully set up for everything we'd need for our stay. So nice being able to stay somewhere that had fresh fruit, bread, cereal, etc, breakfast was sorted and we didnt need to worry. The fully stocked kitchen meant we could also make dinner without buying oil or butter or sauce, or worry about not having the right pots, pans or utensils. My 3 year old daughter loved her "room" with the big sofa bed, TV, toys and games - she didnt want to leave!

Family with young children  |  stayed in 3/2020

Ron and Nina (Redan)
Absolutely fabulous

Ferny Hill Retreat has an extremely kind, helpful host and who has anticipated your every need. The garden area is a delight and we enjoyed exploring all the nooks and crannies our favourite was the fairy garden and enjoyed sitting outside with a coffee. It is short scenic drives to various locations. We stayed 5 nights and enjoyed every minute of our stay. Thanks Carmel, you are a gem .

It was an absolute pleasure having you here. Thanks for the lovely review and I am so please you enjoyed your stay :)

replied by the owner (3/17/2020 1:31:14 AM)

Mature couple  |  stayed in 3/2020

Michelle (Queensland)
WOW! (AirBNB Review)

Wow! Where do we start... Carmel’s little Hideaway in Emerald just completely exceeded our expectations. Carmel was attentive to our needs without being intrusive. The stay was a home away from home with every intricate detail nurtured and delivered in style and quality. The art decor was just gorgeous and tastefully executed throughout. The grounds were whimsical and beautifully landscaped, incredibly peaceful with an ambience that fit perfectly with the stunning surrounding Emerald backdrop. Our highlight was that Carmel had every little detail covered from beautiful breakfast supplies right down to mozzie spray. The local township is a two minute drive which included beautiful cafes and the best bakery in Australia that you just have to visit to believe. Carmel was a fantastic guide knowing when, how and what. This stay is an easy 10 out of 10 hands down !!! We can’t wait to return.

Young couple  |  stayed in 2/2020

Brianna (VIc)

Better than we expected in every respect. The kids loved the toys, the fish pond and the swing. We loved the interior decor, the peace and quiet and the little waterfall beside our patio. Carmel provided everything we needed and more. She was a very caring and helpful host. Thanks Carmel

Family with young children  |  stayed in 2/2020

Fernanda (Collingwood, Vic)
Refreshing weekend ( Review)

I had an awesome time with my mum and son. I would definitely recommend it! Great host! Beautiful stay!

Family with young children  |  stayed in 2/2020

Ben (VIc)
Loved it!

We really loved Ferny Hill Retreat. We'll be back!

Young couple  |  stayed in 2/2020

Fantastic place! (In-house Guest Book)

You have created a fantastic place! It's so beautiful and serene and we love that it's also child-friendly. Xavior loved the fairy garden and the fish pond. We're blessed that we found this place and will definitely return. Thanks for your hospitality.

Family with young children  |  stayed in 2/2020

Giosue (Melbourne)
Funky design touches (AirBnB Review)

A really perfect place for a near-Melbourne getaway that feels like you're in the bush. Carmel's place is very well set up with a comfortable, modern and newly renovated interior. There are funky design touches throughout with very generous amenities. Carmel was highly responsive and helpful pre and post-booking. The garden is a particular highlight in its design and positioning in the surrounding bushland. Watching the sunset through the huge gum trees at the highest tier of the garden is highly recommended. Highly recommend this stay. Thanks Carmel

Not specified  |  stayed in 1/2020

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