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Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory

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Overview
28146 New England Hwy, Ballandean, Queensland 4382 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Pool
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Twinstar Guesthouse & Observatory, located 20 km south of Stanthorpe on New England Highway, is a unique B&B with an in-house observatory. A FREE guided tour of the night sky is offered from the observatory with a ...More large 46 cm reflecting telescope from 20:30 every night. The Guesthouse is ideally located for visits to national parks (15 min to Girraween NP) and many wineries on the Granite Belt. All 3 guest rooms have an air-con, a free Wi-Fi , own bathroom (toilet & shower), fridge, microwave, TV & DVD, and own entrance off the verandah. The room rates remain the same throughout the year; $90 single, $115 double, $125 twin and $145 triple per night. Additional breakfast is only $5 pp and dinner is $15 pp (24-hour advance booking required). Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$66 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Ballandean
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful night we had in the observatory. All explained by the gentleman of the house. Never to be forgotten. For me Saturn was the star! Accommodation first rate and very welcoming. Once in a lifetime experience. Thank you. Eric Wood

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful stay here at the Twinstar guesthouse. Warm and friendly managers, comfortable, clean room and a fantastic night tour included. Best stargazing conditions with a dark , clear night. Right on the doorstep to numerous wineries for lunch and close to some wonderful...More

Thank bron73
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We chose this place based on location and price. We were booked in to the Barrel Restaurant at the Ballandean winery and wanted to be close . The hostess was very welcoming and gracious . The room rate for the night was $115 and quite...More

Thank Saskiagrav
Reviewed September 18, 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

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Reviewed August 26, 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
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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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