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CLOUD NINE- Escape & Retreat Echo Point

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

*****For a limited time only....12 MD LATE CHECKOUT AVAILABLE FOR ALL GUESTS!

Cloud Nine is the perfect Couples Retreat. Suitable for one or two couples looking for that "Special" holiday that offers privacy, luxury and the ambience of a romantic sunset on the escarpment, as you propose a toast, to many more years of happiness. (FULLY SELF CONTAINED)

The views from this apartment are breathtaking, and

as good as, or better than any lookout in the Blue Mountains. See for yourself,

Check out our 3 Promotional Videos: on YouTube - type in dalias blue mountain retreat.

An enchanting property literally positioned on the edge of the escarpment in the best location in Katoomba, VIEWS into the distance across the Jamison valley. 300 meters from the 3 Sisters, The Giant Stair Case and several major bush walks.

Externally Cloud 9 is set amidst the "other worldly" landscaped gardens of the late Richard Sterling, well known Australian Astrologer and whose garden featured on Burke's Backyard in the 1980's. With magnificent Rhododendron, azaleas, tulips, daffodils, magnolia, cherry blossom, hyacinth, and blue bells depending on the season.

It is an ideal location for, couples to retreat, honeymooners, baby showers, girls getaways, romantic celebrations, writer's and artist retreat.

A Photographer's Paradise

The spectacular scenery and the gardens below are a Photographer's paradise and attract 9 variety of birds including: Yellow and white Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, Red and Green King Parrots, Red and blue Crimson Rosellas, Lyre Birds, Crows, Currawong, Fairy Wrens, Red neck Wattle Bird and Butcher Birds to name a few.

Cloud Nine offers great Value with ~ 75 square meters of internal space and another 30 square meters of external deck, (that's about 4 times the size of your average motel room).

Facing north east, watch the sun rise in the morning and the rock face across the valley, change colour with magical hues of pink and light blue at sunset, all from the comfort of the lounge room with a large modular leather lounge. You'll love the panoramic views from your modern kitchen, sunroom or the huge deck.

Cool in Summer and cosy in winter, with hydronic heating in the lounge room and bedroom. Electric blankets, soft comfortable lounges and warm bedding.

Bedroom 1. A romantic four poster Queen size canopy bed with luxurious bedding.

Bedroom 2. Due to popular demand in 2018, we have made another room available which has breathtaking views to wake up to. The sun room has 2 spacious King Single ensembles that can be positioned together as one bed. Making this the perfect Couples getaway for one or two couples.

A family with two children is also most welcome, however not child friendly for playtime as the downstairs garden has many steps and is unsuitable for young children. There is however lots of space inside the apartment and fine for your weekend away.

There is excellent Wi Fi.... Free of Charge.

The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and cooking facilities, such as stove, coffee pod machine, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, and front loading washing machine. Spacious granite bench-tops allow you space for your creative cooking.

Off street parking is provided.

Lilianfels is a 5 minute walk for fine dining at Darley's Restaurant.

******We also offer single night stays during the week, which incur a cleaning fee of $45 added to your tariff. *********

A tourist information centre is conveniently located nearby (300 meters), next to the hop-on hop-off trolley bus service, which takes you to all the major sights of the Blue Mountains.

"This place is perfectly stunning. A private little love nest... So nice to find quality and good taste...divine". Samantha and Lachlan

"In all our worldly travels we have never experienced such an expansive, 180 degree breathtaking view...... it will leave you speechless." Werner und Barbara - Germany

To show our appreciation there are lots of little extras, and surprises with the creature comforts of home.

Your Inclusions:

* L.C.D. TV, a D.V.D. player with a library of D.V.D's, lots of board games, books and magazines.

* Excellent Wi Fi

* Quality cotton bath towels - 100% cotton sheets and quality doona.

* A fully equipped kitchen with all the required appliances

* A coffee pod machine for your convenience.

* You are right on the Edge of the National Park with gun barrel, breathtaking panoramic views.

LOCATION:

- 7 CLIFF DRIVE ECHO POINT, Katoomba

- Three minutes walk to The 3 SISTERS, Katoomba Cascades, Leura Cascades, Katoomba Falls, the Scenic Railway or soar across the valley on the Scenic Skyway, an aerial cable car with a glass bottom. You are surrounded by bushwalks and lookouts with stunning views to the 3 Sisters.

Step back in time during your stay in charming, Katoomba, with it's art deco buildings, art galleries, eclectic tea rooms, gift and antique shops that loom up out of the mist; or go back many thousands of years with towering ancient rock formations along the lush hiking tracks.

From your accommodation you are literally moments from the spectacular Three Sisters lookout at Echo Point.

- 5 minutes drive to Leura shops or Leura Golf Course

- 15 minutes walk to the Katoomba Christian Convention Centre

- 3 minutes walk to parks, picnic areas and kiosk selling refreshments

- 2 minutes walk to town shuttle bus stop

- 2 minutes walk to the Waradah Aboriginal Centre with many cafes/restaurants.

- a short drive to the town centre, cafes, restaurants, Aldi, Woolworths, Target, Big W and Coles for your food shopping.

DIRECTIONS

By Car

Turn off the Great Western Highway into Katoomba town centre. Follow the main street, Katoomba St, down past the shops and down the hill towards Echo Point, to the very end. When you come to Lillianfels and Echos, turn left, then turn right into Echo Point road, at the end of which is the viewing platform for the 3 SISTERS.

Turn Left there, another 300 meters and you are at 'Cloud Nine'. on your right

By Train

Alight at Katoomba and exit on the town centre side of the train station. A taxi stand is located by the entrance to the train station. You can either:

- take a 5-minute taxi ride to 'Cloud 9', or

- catch the shuttle bus, getting off at the 3 SISTERS, and walking 3 minutes to 'Cloud Nine'.

We regret that Cloud Nine is unsuitable for pets.

NO VISITORS are permitted during your stay at cloud Nine.

"Cloud Nine' is STRICTLY NON SMOKING , please use the veranda for smoking.

Off-street parking is included.

Terms & Conditions apply to all bookings at 'CLOUD NINE'.

More Details

Owner
Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

Amenities

Katoomba Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • forests

Reviews

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Five Dock
4

Great view but watch out for hidden charges

  • 4 of 5

We stayed one night and the view was to die for. Dalia was lovely and the videos before arriving are helpful. We did however get a price from stayz, 2 adults and one child, $301 (our budget was $300).- and then when we went to pay, there was an extra $35 cleaning charge (this is before we even stayed). Despite notes all over the place saying you have to leave it spotless, put out the garbage, no dishes to be left anywhere etc. We did leave it spotless and Dalia offered to not charge for our 4 year old when we complained but I guess its annoying when the price you accept isn't the final price. The security deposit of $250 doesn't come back for a week either.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Dear Anna, Let me clear any confusion here. There is a one off cleaning fee attributed to every booking and is separate to the nightly tariff. I charge a small nominal fee per stay which is far less than what I actually pay the cleaners to clean and set up a large 2 bedroom unit. This is not an extra cleaning charge as you did leave the apartment clean as stated, this is the full fee which I heavily subsidise to keep your one night stay affordable. As is common practise in holiday apartments, there is a sign posted in the kitchen to advise guests to leave the premises in the same clean manner that they were found and yes this is reiterated in the green house manual and to direct people to the location of the bins downstairs for their rubbish. There are certainly not "notes all over the place" as suggested. I did personally refund your 4yr olds fee as soon as you queried this with me as I felt that was unfair of Stayz to charge you as their system does not discern between a toddler and a 16yr old child. And lastly, It seems that you were sent your Security Deposit within 4 days of your check out as I have the email from Stayz which you also would have received. Perhaps this was all just a misunderstanding.
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Northville, Michigan USA
5

Spectacular views and perfect location for us

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful three days at the Cloud 9 Escape. Dalia could not have been nicer as our hostess, and the apartment is beautiful. This is the best view we have had at any of our worldwide stays at many different properties. It was also a great location for access to the Echo Point lookout, which provides stunning views of the Jamison Valley. It is about a three minute walk.

The apartment itself is nicely appointed, with very nice bedding, linens and towels. We cooked in a couple of nights because we wanted to take advantage of the views while we were dining. Really wonderful.

The address is about a mile from downtown Katoomba, so quite convenient to grocery stores and restaurants. We would highly recommend the Cloud Nine Escape.

We actually stayed during January 2018, but the drop down menu below did not allow entry of 2018.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Bob, So wonderful to have been able to spend some time hearing about your travel experiences across the globe. I appreciate your opinion and feel quite humbled to know that you believe ..." This is the best view we have had at any of our worldwide stays...." Thank you again and travel safe.
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Canberra, AU
5

Great Escape Location

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location and views. Comfortable, clean apartment, very well maintained and everything in near perfect order. The host Dalia was lovely, very welcoming. Plenty of aspects of the apartment that showed her attention to detail and appreciation of "the little things", such as the coffee machine, croissants and wine.

Couldn't fault the property on anything, had a great weekend away as a result.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Jack, Thank you for your great feedback. It’s good to feel appreciated for the little things that hopefully made you feel welcome and important. Hope to see you both again.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

It was a fabulous location amazing views and the unit very comfortable, clean and had all the requirements for us.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Hi Jan, Great meeting you and Ray and for your excellent review. thank you and hopefully see you again.
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5

Stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Views stunning. Beautiful garden. Balcony visits from the local wildlife.

Everything I needed for a break from everyday life.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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NSW, Australia
4

Serenity in the clouds!

  • 4 of 5

We had a gorgeous honeymoon at the gorgeous Cloud 9! We loved our week so much, we didn't want to leave. Surely the view is one of the best views in the world! Always changing, always engaging. So good to restore the soul! The apartment was very comfortable - comfy and luxurious bed and kitchen equipped with all the basics. Old bathroom and noisy toilet, but once you learn the trick, it's no issue and the shower is fine.

Dalia, the host, is very welcoming and generously let us wander around the extraordinary astrological gardens on the property. So peaceful and lovely. Great energy. Lots of bird life. I also enjoyed Dalia's reenergising and rejuvenating facial massage down in the rotunda in the garden. Highly recommend this property for anyone who wants to sit, breathe and just be.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Dear Kristina, Wishing you and hubby all the very best in your life together. So happy you enjoyed all aspects of your honeymoon including your facial rejuvenation. I happen to like the vintage retro style bathroom as it is part of the character of the house. Shame you didn't think to advise me, that the toilet float was out, as I would have called the plumber immediately. I am sorry for your inconvenience. Cloud 9 is very well maintained and the comfort of our guests is paramount. This has now been rectified.
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Other Activities:

Three Sisters, Bush Walking

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Notes

  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 1 beds and can sleep a maximum 2 guests

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