Squeaky Gate Retreat and B&B
Welcome to Squeaky Gate Retreat
Where the river flows wide and free"
We are a purpose built, air conditioned Bed and Breakfast designed to be a getaway for couples, families and small groups. We have been operating for 5 years. Here it's all about chilling; doing precisely what you need to do to relax and unwind. There is free NBN WIFI (Avg 23mbps), TVs, a DVD collection, a library, a spa and a complimentary bottle of bubbly on arrival.*

We are located mid-way between Newcastle and the Sunshine Coast. There are no neighbours nearby, no noise, no stress; just watch the mighty Clarence flow by at your doorstep here at Ashby in Northern NSW, just 12 minutes off the Pacific Highway at Harwood.

There’s gorgeous views, birdlife… so much of it, kangaroos and wallabies, echidnas, great fishing out the front, great food and wine, and you’re within 20 minutes driving distance of the beautiful beaches of Yamba or Iluka.

We are dog friendly: You are welcome to bring your dog, so long as the dog is well behaved. We have our own staffie... Bella.. our friendly staff are always happy to serve you. She loves pats.

Dining in: You may choose to dine in, or dine at one of the local restraunts or cafes. Just let us know if you wish to dine in with 24 hours notice.
We can provide for gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian and vegan diets. We are now licensed to sell alcohol to our guests, so you don't have to worry about the drive back after dinner.
Smoking: There is a smoking area downstairs. Smoking is not permitted upstairs.
Version 5.2.0 Updated 12th July, 2021

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Your hosts Lance and Cheryl
Just listen to that serenity! All quiet on the river.
Hits since October 1st, 2014
* This offer is for the
   Posh Room only
The B&B verandah with river view in the background..
We also have a new section for motorcyclists. Just click on Touring with Gibbo.
Phone: (02) 66454976
Bella Louise,
our Customer Service Officer.
Sunday breakfast - pancakes
338 Old Ferry Road, Ashby. NSW 2463
On the right hand side you see numbers 1-3

1.  Is the upstairs section with Common Room, Posh and Standard Rooms, as well as the Deck and Verandahs.

2. Is the downstairs Family Unit.

3. Is the an aerial view of the B&B and it's location next to the Clarence River.

Note: Its easy to navigate using your arrow keys.
The only thing missing from our spa is you ;-)
View from the spa out to the courtyard.
Scroll down to see our B&B in 3D
Introducing Frederick James,
our new Head of Security.
Our loyal and dilligent staff.
Please note: We are not taking any guests from a 'hotspot'!