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2025 Blue Mountains 3 night winter retreat

2025 Blue Mountains 3 night winter retreat

Cosy up with us in Winter, over 3 nights in the beatiful Blue Mountains in Sydney NSW.

 

Retreat from the noise and distraction of your daily life and join us in Katoomba where all you have to do is read and relax. With us, you can let the outside world melt away for a weekend all about you and your books.

 

Dates: 2025 August, exact dates TBC

Location: Katoomba NSW

Rooms: Rooms are available as a single or a double booking

Diet: We will cater for any dietary needs, please let us know

Reading prescription: We'll be in touch to create your personalised reading prescription and book pack

 

Pay your deposit now to secure your room!

 

The property boasts 6 large rooms across 3 levels. 2 with ensuites, 2 sharing a main bathroom on the main living level and 2 downstairs sharing a bathroom on a private level. Pricing is as follows and the deposit you pay now will be taken from the remainder at the end of August 2024:

  • Ensuite rooms- single person $2599, double $3399
  • Private level shared bath rooms- single person $2399, double $3199
  • Main level shared bath rooms- single person $2199, double $2999

 

The itinerary will include daily continental breakfasts, optional cafe lunches, bookshop walking (and shopping) tour, 2 dinners out in town and one catered dinner.

 

Included as standard in your retreat will be:

  • 3 night stay in historic Katoomba accommodation. Our property boasts numerous reading areas, a designated quiet reading space, luxurious private bedrooms, shared and private dining spaces and close proximity to town for exploring. The spaces are generous, and you'll always find a private area to read.
  • A bespoke reading prescription customised to you.
  • A welcome gift bag including a selection of your prescribed books, annotation kit, bookmark, handmade small batch tea, tea infuser and book bag.
  • 2 dinners out and a catered dinner at home.
  • Continental breakfasts daily.
  • Excellent local beer and wine available in house.
  • A walking bookshop and shopping tour.
  • Hosts on site at all times for book chats

 

Pre-order bookings are currently being taken for the available rooms. If you place a pre-order with us and pay the deposit, all further details will be made available to you before the end of August 2024. You will be asked to pay the remainder of the balance prior to us opening up bookings outside of pre-order.

 

To book a room for 2 people please use the "shared room" option, to book for a room to yourself choose "single room". Shared rooms are available for couples or friends, no rooms will be shared between people who havent booked it together.

  • What's included

    We aim to make things as easy as possible for you to spend the maximum amount of time reading. The following is included for all guests​

    3 night stay in historic Katoomba accommodation. Our property boasts numerous reading areas, a designated quiet reading space, luxurious private bedrooms, shared and private dining spaces and close proximity to town for exploring. The spaces are generous, and you'll always find a private area to read.

    A bespoke reading prescription customised to you.

    A welcome gift bag including a selection of your prescribed books, annotation kit, bookmark, handmade small batch tea, tea infuser and book bag.

    2 dinners out and a catered dinner at home. Continental breakfasts daily. excellent local beer and wine available in house.

    A walking bookshop and shopping tour.

    Excellent tea, coffee and snacks available at all times

  • Terms and Conditions

    Cancellations
    Should you need to cancel your booking the following policy will be applied:

    • More than 12 weeks notice before the booked retreat-you will receive a full refund.
    • Between 12 and 8 weeks from the booked retreat- you are entitled to a 50% refund. Or we will work with you to move your retreat to a mutually convenient alternative retreat date.
    • If you cancel within 8 weeks of the booked retreat, we are unable to offer a refund. However, we will endeavour to resell your booking and, if successful, we will provide you with a refund to the amount we resell your booking for. Alternatively, we will work with you to move your booking to a mutually convenient alternative retreat.


    We will do everything to ensure that the retreat takes place on the planned date and at the location advertised. However, where this becomes impractical due to circumstances beyond our control, or where bookings are insufficient to justify it, we may cancel or rearrange the retreat at our discretion.

    In such cases:
    Where a Retreat is cancelled, we will refund the total amount of payment which we have received from you in respect of the retreat, less any previously processed refunds.

    Cancellations based on low bookings will not take place within 8 weeks prior to the retreat taking place. Cancellations within this period of time will only ever take place for circumstances beyond our control. And in every instance of a cancellation by us we will endeavour to book you into an alternative retreat date.

    Personal effects:
    Betty Loves Books does not accept any liability for loss, damage or theft of your personal effects, it is your responsibility to ensure you keep your valuables secure.  

    Dietary requirements:
    Whilst we try to accommodate your dietary needs, we cannot guarantee an allergy-free diet as the kitchens we use are not entirely under our control. Betty Loves Books will not assume any liability for adverse reactions from the food consumed, or items one may come in contact with whilst staying at the property.

    Behaviour:
    We reserve the right to ask any guests to leave whose behaviour is disruptive or threatening (no refund will be offered).

    Animals:
    Please get in contact if you would like to bring your well-behaved pet to the retreat. In some instances, this may be possible. For assistance animals please get in contact and we will work with you to ensure your animal is with you for your retreat.

    Additional needs:
    Our retreat locations may not all be able to accommodate additional needs. Should you require specialised facilities, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure your stay is as comfortable and safe as possible.

$500.00Price
Pay your deposit now to secure your room in our first Blue mountains 3 night retreat. Bookings will open to the general public in August 2024 at the end of the pre order period.
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