If you’re looking for a holiday apartment in Margaret River which is spacious, fully equipped, stylishly furnished and close to the cafe strip then consider Margarets Forest Holiday Apartments, at 96 Bussell Highway, Margaret River.
Margarets Forest has an AAA Four Star **** rating and you’ll find self-contained luxury holiday apartments that are set right in the Margaret River town centre, adjacent to beautiful state forest.
In fact, Margarets Forest Apartments sit right between beautiful natural forest and the cafe strip in the Margaret River town centre.
We travelled south from Bunbury and arrived mid afternoon on a sunny Friday, after a stop in Busselton to visit The Art Geo Cultural Complex where two artist friends, Denise Gillies and Lynne Mitchell were holding an exhibition called Ground Matters. In this respect, and from a tourist’s point of view, Margarets Forest is a great starting off point for excursions in and around Margaret River, as well as to Dunsborough and Busselton.
Margarets Forest Welcome
We found the girls at reception to be super friendly and helpful. They showed us where to park (almost next to our apartment, so convenient) and then took us up the stairs to the apartment itself.
We stayed in a 2 bedroomed holiday apartment, on an upper floor and couldn’t have been happier.
The complex is so convenient for all the boutiques, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants in Margaret River.
When we arrived we popped to the local IGA and bought some gourmet supplies, then had a wonderful supper on our verandah at Margarets Forest overlooking the treetops.
The apartment was stylishly furnished with everything that we could possibly need. Check the Margarets Forest website for more details.
The kitchen was a good size with microwave, an oven and a large fridge, and there was a washing machine, iron and tumble dryer should you need, in a laundry area. As far as self catering goes, there was nothing we lacked.
The lounge area was spacious with comfortable sofas, and a table to seat six.
There were two beautifully furnished bedrooms, a decent sized balcony with a barbecue, a bathroom with bath and shower, and a separate toilet.
Margaret River Accommodation close to town
Margaret River accommodation doesn’t really get more convenient because the town is literally on the doorstep, and yet the apartments are situated on the edge of a forest and surrounded by tall shady trees.
We strolled down the hill and over the river to briefly explore the start of various nature walks and cycle paths before heading up the main street to the hotel for a glass of wine in the beer garden as the sun set.
Next morning Dave popped over to the Margaret River Bakery, which is just opposite, and bought us barista coffee and a lovely hot croissant for breakfast on our balcony, before we set off on our our Sip n’ Cycle tour with Dirty Detours
That night we popped (almost directly) across the road to what’s considered ‘the locals local’ and enjoyed a wonderful meal at Swings Taphouse and Kitchen. How lovely it was not to have to worry about drinking and driving – so we enjoyed some of Swings & Roundabouts wine on tap – a specialty of the restaurant.
Wedding Accommodation Margaret River
If you have a wedding coming up in the family then check out the interesting “Wedding allotments” at Margarets Forest, which create simplicity for wedding accommodation. Rooms are put aside for the Bride and Groom and wedding guests phone direct to book quoting the bride and grooms name. A system which can take out the hassle of everyone having to fine their own accommodation nearby.
Whether you are visiting Margaret River Region to experience the beautiful scenery or you’ve chosen Margaret River for its gourmet wine and food trail, or for its forest walks and bicycle tracks, or perhaps for its world-class swimming and surfing beaches, you’ll enjoy Margarets Forest especially if you’re looking for a holiday apartment conveniently close to town but situated in a scenic spot.
You can take off on excursions to beaches further north and Bussleton and Dunsborough are well within reach for a day out if you’d like to explore more of The Margaret River Region.
To find Margarets Forest, just look for the peppermint trees and signage which almost conceals the complex on your right hand side as you drive into Margaret River from the northern end – you’ll find it just after crossing over the river, and immediately before the Margaret River Visitor Centre.
Types of Holiday Apartment Accommodation
There are various accommodation choices at Margarets Forest.
- Studio Spa Special Access
- Spa Studio
- 1 Bedroom Spa Apartment
- 2 Bedroom Studio
- 2 Bedroom Apartment Standard
- 2 Bedroom 1 Spa Apartment
- 2 Bedroom 2 Spa Apartment
- Isabella’s Outcamp
Clean, spacious, with lots of interesting touches …
Margarets Forest Contacts:
- Phone 9758 7188
- Web: www.margaretsforest.com.au
- Facebook : /margaretsforest
- Instagram @margaretsforest
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