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    Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory

    28146 New England Highway, Ballandean, Queensland 4382, Australia
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    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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    • Excellent94%
    • Very good3%
    • Average3%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “night sky” (7 reviews)
    “milky way” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    I booked here because it said on the advert that every guest got a night stargazing through the backyard telescope. Now that part was great. One host, Eiji, catered for the kids and adults with us, giving good information and a memorable night out. But...More

    1  Thank Emma W
    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    Was greeted by one of the owners upon arrival, my room was well appointed and there is a observatory at the rear which was one of the reasons for the trip, coffee and tea were taken upon arrival and a quick scout of the area...More

    Thank Peter J
    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    Spent one night and found it basic but clean,comfortable accomodation. Decided to order the Japanese meal option for $15 per head which was tasty and good value. Did the stargazing tour included which was interesting but disappointed did not see the moon up close because...More

    Thank sherpa33
    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    We stayed here as a base for a weekend away in the Granite Belt. We were fortunate to be the only guests to take the stargazing tour on the first night and were fascinated by all that Eiji taught and showed us. The rooms were...More

    1  Thank David F
    Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

    What a lovely place to stay in Ballandean. We were welcomed by our host to a very comfortable room with all amenities. The guesthouse is eco friendly which is a credit to the hosts with the beautiful surroundings.

    Thank Di N
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Price range
    • US$72 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Ballandean
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    "First hour of WiFi is free, $5 per hour after that."
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    "well appointed great service"
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    "There are only three rooms,all the same"
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    "There is only 3 rooms. All small but very clean."
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