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Barron Valley Hotel

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The Barron Valley Hotel is a fabulous pre-war hotel right in the heart of Atherton on the tropical tablelands. At 753 M above sea level the Atherton Tablelands is always cooler and less humid than the rest of the coast. Just over an hour's drive from Cairns, call in and cool off in the bar or lounge and enjoy the unique atmosphere while you relax with a drink or meal. Counter lunches and dinners are served every day and the hotel's bistro has an extensive a la carte menu. Enjoy your meal in the bar, dining room or out on the downstairs or upstairs deck. The Barron Valley has been undergoing extensive renovation/restoration in keeping with it's original Art Deco style - keep up to date with the latest on Facebook. Make a reservation now to enjoy the hotel's unique ambiance ! The Hotel is famous for its large meal servings and Ice Cold beer.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Whilst travelling in the tablelands I stopped in this establishment for some lunch.The main bar has a rustic charm about it.The dining area was clean and neat with a relaxing country feel about it.I ordered the crumbed steak,fat chips and salad.The meal was good but nothing
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So glad we decided to pop in for a quick drink while we were waiting for our take-away next door...a gorgeous old hotel with an art-deco retro vibe...sat in the old “ladies lounge” chatting to the friendly barmaids and admiring the decor...would have loved to have stayed longer!
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I don't leave a lot of reviews but after reading a recent comment on here I thought I would throw my support behind the BV, I travel through Atherton twice a month for work and have done so for the past 4 years, I will always stay at the Barron valley, with all respect to the
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I am a travel writer who pays for accommodation and this experience was worse than a nightmare. The owners keep their guests hostage You are NOT ALLOWED to eat drink or play anywhere else. They have a monopoly on backpacker farm contracts so if you do not to what they say they
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It is a must to visit this beautiful old pub in the middle of Atherton. Great service from the bar and wait staff. Top steaks - man size meals, at very reasonable prices. We visited a number of times trying different meals and they were all very very good. Enjoy the
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"We only enjoyed the bar and dining room services."
"Just get on the bus and never return"
"Great for backpackers as well."
"Didn't stay over!"
"Go to a different hotel"
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