Bed & Breakfast Getaways

Our General Manager’s insider tips to the local area

Our General managers develop some wonderful local contacts and we’d like to share these insider tips to each Spicers Retreats location.

Spicers Sangoma Retreat: Ironbark Gin Distillery, North Richmond

This award-winning distillery produces premium Australian spirits and is located just 15 minutes from Spicers Sangoma Retreat, better yet it’s open for tastings!

Their attention to detail and use of Australian grain that is nurtured in Australian soil and by Australian sun, gives it the perfect Australian flavour profile.

– Sam Giles


Spicers Vineyards Estate: Cocoa Nib Chocolates, Pokolbin

Located just down the road from Vineyards Estate, this place is a must visit for all guests! Using only the finest quality chocolate from France, all of the chocolates are fresh, hand made in small batches and are preservative free.

They also make the perfect stocking filler for anyone with a sweet tooth!

– Clare Bremerkamp


Spicers Tamarind Retreat: Vivid Photography

Vivid Photography are amazing high end photographers just around the corner from Spicers Tamarind. Often working closely together for weddings and portraits, these guys really know how to capture a special moment!

We love their philosophy to photography and their amazing work so much so we’ve partnered up with them for a portrait package for our guests!

– Ryan Dillon


Spicers Balfour Hotel: New Farm Confectionery

What’s better than handmade delicious confectionery!?

We are fortunate enough to have New Farm Confectionery within a short walk of Spicers Balfour and we encourage all of our guests to pay a visit. Made with the highest quality of ingredients, flavoured with delicious fruit and are packaged beautifully, they make amazing gifts or a delightful treat for yourself.

– Marcus Sorbello

Spicers Potts Point: The Butler, Potts Point

 Located directly opposite Spicers Potts Point, The Butler is our favourite local with a killer cocktail list, delicious food and magnificent city views.

The interior is filled with lush greenery, creating the perfect inner-city oasis for any occassion!

– Wendy Morris


Spicers Clovelly Estate: The Clock Shop, Montville

Phil & Fran Hoffman welcome our guests through and give them private tours of the intriguing inventory. You can’t help feel you are in a Charles Dickens novel with the huge grandfather clocks or in an Austrian village with all the cuckoo’s jumping out everywhere!

A must see on any tour through Montville!

– Stephen McAteer



Spicers Peak Lodge: Best Brook, Tregony

Best Book Farm Stay is a family run business located 30 minutes from Spicers Peak Lodge in Tregony.

Whether it’s horse riding, whip cracking or milking a cow, the team at Best Brook really know how to show guests a splendid Queensland experience.

– Simon Magnus



Spicers Hidden Vale: Four Hearts Brewing Co., Ipswich

Four Hearts brewing is all about brewing beer with full flavour, no chemicals, nothing artificial and no preservatives, that’s our kind of beer!

Located in Ipswich, this brewery is a must-visit for anyone visiting or  guests passing through the area.

–  Andrea Martin

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