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Spring Newsletter 2018

I hope my newsletter finds you well as we head into the warmer weather.

Award

Thank you to all guests who took the time to review their experience at Sabina on Little Myers. We were very honoured to receive Booking.com's Guest Review Awards score of 9.7 for 2017 and we are working hard in to maintain that score for 2018 and 2019.

A big thank you also to our guests who completed our questionnaire. Your comments are very important to us, as this helps us understand your needs and helps us to improve our service

Weddings and Special Ceremonies

We have had some very lovely brides in the past years and as we have the space in the backyard to hold a small ceremony and/or reception we have now partnered with Geelong businesses for catering, marquees and wedding decorations. They know the backyard measurements and have the set up down pat!

To see what these two companies have to offer visit . .
Occasions Event Hire (Marquees & Drapery)
http://www.occasionseventhire.com

and Memphis Hire Event Rentals (tables, chairs, linen, decor etc)
http://memphishire.com.au

During one of my attendances at a networking function at Tourism Geelong and the Bellarine I met a lovely lady, Sue Warner, Bellarine Celebrant https://www.bellarinecelebrant.com.

Sue has visited Sabina on Little Myers and would come to Sabina on Little Myers for a wedding and other ceremonies. If you are looking at Sabina on Little Myers for a wedding or a special ceremony, and would like further information, please get in touch with me Ph 0427 785404 or email stay@sabinaonlittlemyers.com.au

Our Garden

I have been busy in the garden replacing plants around the front with miniature gardenias and this little beauty Fire Lillie to add some colour to our backyard. Fingers crossed they all take off for a wonderful display in summer.

Things to see and do in Geelong:

Port Philip Ferries - Geelong to Melbourne. Departs from Geelong Waterfront next to the Carousel and docks at Docklands. Great for day trips and of course the footy. For updates visit www.portphillipferries.com.au

From a Local's Point of View

Pakington Street, West Geelong, great for shopping and cafes especially if you're looking for something special. I am also keeping a close eye on Lt Malop Street, city west end. That has turned out to be a great place for foodies and wine bars!

My favourite place Ebony & Ivory, short walk from Sabina on Little Myers now has an Italian influence. I've been there for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner…you can't half tell that I love this place! So cosy with an open fire and lovely décor.

There has been an increase in the number of marine creatures sighted in the bay recently. Dolphins have been seen close to the waterfront in recent weeks - more than typical for this time of year. Apparently, there's lot of fish in Corio Bay at the moment so that is bringing them in close to the marina. Also, another recent visitor, a leopard seal believed to be from Antarctica has come to sun itself at Geelong's waterfront outside the Royal Geelong Yacht Club on a pontoon having a good rest.

The Archibald Prize

Australia's most popular art prize, and one of its most prestigious, The Archibald Prize will be returning to Geelong in 2018! The Geelong Gallery will host the exhibition 22 Sept to 18 Nov 2018. For tickets and further information visit

https://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/events/calendar/item/8d5b75fb6444e5a.aspx

A Little Bit of Excitement, Film Crew in Geelong

A number of roads in central Geelong were used for the filming of the Whistleblower, the largest Australian Chinese partnered film project ever produced, with a budget of $40 million. Filming will be occurring again between Thu-13-Fri-21 September. The filming will include a number of 'big' scenes, including a car flip, truck crash and off-road pursuit, exciting huh!

Loyalty Program

For our returning guests, we offer a 5% discount on your next booking when you book direct with us. This offer is also available to family and friends who have been referred to us by our previous guests.

For your next booking phone me on 0427 785404 or email: stay@sabinaonlittlemyers.com.au

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"Thank you very much for the lovely Christmas decorations, treats for the pup and our chocolates and shortbread. You have fantastic attention to detail and we have enjoyed ourselves immensely in your beautiful home."

The Stewart Family

"We have enjoyed our time at Sabina. Such a gorgeous and cosy cottage you can't help but relax. Spotlessly clean and such a fantastic location. We look forward to coming back soon."

The Kentwell Family

"In Geelong for our eldest son's wedding. This beautiful house made us all feel special and ensured we were all relaxed and rested for the big day. It was also a relief to have somewhere our pet sould stay as all our dog minders were here for the wedding. Thank you Helen & Ron."

Ian & Michelle & family

"Thank you for making 'Sabina' such a wonderful facility for our stay here. You have gone above and beyond with your personal touches. Our wedding for our daughter this weekend was wonderful and then 'Sabina' just made it extra perfect for our family. Thank you again, 5+ Stars always to be recommended by us."

Glenda & Peter Walsh

"We had a wonderful family holiday in your beautifully presented accommodation. Everything is first class. Thank you."

John, Mary & family
(North Queensland)

"We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our stay at Sabina. The house is excellent and beautifully maintained, a credit to Helen and family and thank you so much for thinking of everything and your attention to detail in caring for your guests. A great place - great service. We will thoroughly recommend Sabina to all we know and anyone interested. Many, many thanks."

Pauline & Denis
(Wyndham Vale)

"Thank you so much for providing such a wonderful "haven" in Geelong. The house is really beautiful and you have thought of absolutely everything to make a holiday perfect!! We had a wonderful time and would strongly recommend it to anyone travelling to Geelong."

Mark, Rach, Ava & Daneil
(Mosman, NSW)

"Thank you for a lovely holiday. Sabina is beautifully furnished with all the comforts of home and more. Location is fantastic, short walk to city and beach, restaurants. Thanks again. We will be back!"

Janine and family
(Bundoora, Vic)

"All down in Geelong on business. Like a home away from home, everything you could need - including the rain ponchos. We had a great stay. Thank you"

Vicki, George & Jason
(Melb, Vic)