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Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast

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8 Hill St, Kilkivan, Queensland 4600 Australia
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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Kilkivan
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This owner-operated bed & breakfast provides a quiet, friendly historic home environment for up to 6 guests (Colonial Room can accommodate an extra single bed as well as the standard Queen-sized bed) Set on 3 private acres well away from traffic, the 1911 timber colonial house is surrounded by long-established trees which attract native birds. The wide verandahs on 3 sides of the large home allow for total relaxation (reading, bird watching, etc) or guests are welcome to interact with the resident horses and the Dalmatian dog. A hearty country cooked breakfast is included in the tariff, but those wanting a lighter start to the day are catered for also. The owner is a long-term Kilkivan resident so can provide advice re local activities & attractions.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Complimentary instant cofffee
Bicycle rental
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
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Non-smoking rooms
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mcarruthers94 wrote a review Sep 2019
Brisbane, Australia87 contributions17 helpful votes
An oasis and jewel of Kilkivan. What a wonderful, relaxing and friendly way to spend a couple of days cycling, in the Gympie hinterland. The B&B is a country villa and dates back to 1912. The period decor and fittings, 12 ft cielings of pressed metal and open air feel of the huge verandahs, contributed to the relaxed feel of our 2 day getaway. Rosie, our hostess/owner is just so warm and inviting. The grounds are expansive and though very dry (due to the lack of rain since May) was alive with parrots, cockatoos and apostle birds. Kangaroos presented in the mornings. Our dinner in the period dining room was prepared by Steve her partner, and we finished off with lemon delicious pudding (by Rosie). The whole dinner was fabulous and the wine and conversation flowed easily. The next morning, Rosie prepared a very hearty breakfast and it was just what we needed, for the 60 km ride before us. We returned from our Rail Trail at about 4pm and after a well earnt shower we were treated with pre-dinner nibbles and drinks...how wonderful. The next day, we rode to Rosie's other property (Creek Bend), a distance of approz 10kms. Creek Bend is a 4/5 bedroom contemporary house which sits on top of an escarpment and onverlooks the Wide Bay Creek and farmlands. Beautiful vista and would be an ideal location for couples and friends getaway. Thank you Kilkivan B&B, Rosie and Steve for a marvelous 2 days in your country. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Rosie F, Owner at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast
Responded 12 Sep 2019
Thank you so much for this generous, detailed review, Milton! We very much enjoyed having you both around for the two days and loved the excellent conversations! Do hope our paths cross again some day. Thank you for staying!
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Vicki C wrote a review May 2019
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From the moment of our arrival and first greeting from Pirate, Rosie made us so very welcome to her lovely home, gardens and pets. The bedroom was spacious and charming, everything we could have expected and more were provided, including some delicious extras in the room fridge. We took up Rosie's offer of an evening meal there, and this proved to be a delicious meal in fabulous company. We highly recommend an evening or two with Rosie at her B&B. A stroll in the garden post dinner gave an awe inspiring glimpse of the night sky, millions of stars to be seen.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rosie F, Owner at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast
Responded 12 Sep 2019
Vicki, I do apologise for not responding to your lovely review for so long! Too busy?! I am so glad that you enjoyed staying back in May, and really hope you'll return some day.
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Margaret D wrote a review Sep 2017
27 contributions2 helpful votes
From the time you arrive you feel like one of the family. Rosie and pirate are very welcoming and the rooms are beautiful. Having drinks and nibbles on the veranda in the afternoon is lovely. Rosie cooks a huge breakfast and for a little more will do a great dinner too. Would highly recommend for a quiet relaxing stay.
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rosie F, Owner at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast
Responded 3 Oct 2017
Margaret, it's so easy being a B&B operator when the guests are so lovely! Pirate & I enjoyed having you both stay and do hope to see you back some day! Thank you for taking the time to write this generous review.
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FranniA wrote a review Jun 2017
Sunshine coast23 contributions22 helpful votes
Words cannot describe this incredible place. As soon as you walk through the gates you feel at ease. Superb hospitality and gardens to delight. Now we have discovered this gem we are already planning our trip back. A short drive from the Sunshine Coast and easy to locate. Thanks so much!!!
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Rosie F, Owner at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast
Responded 5 Jun 2017
It was delightful to meet you both! Thank you for the generous feedback - we'll be very happy to see you back again!
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Judy F wrote a review Jan 2017
Noosaville, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
We couldn't have received a friendlier welcome. Rosie came straight out to meet us, showed us around then treated us to welcome drinks on the veranda. She shared some of the wonderful history of the house, which exudes enormous character and charm. Rosie ensured we were thoroughly looked after, preparing a delicious breakfast of fresh fruit, bacon, eggs and home-made caramelised onions the following morning.
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Date of stay: January 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Trippingaround2014, Owner at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast
Responded 9 Jan 2017
Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review, Judy. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll return some day.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 110 - USD 114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandFraser CoastGympie RegionKilkivan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
1
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Kilkivan Shire Museum (0.4 km), Mudlo National Park (3.8 km), and Grongah National Park (3.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Bank Espresso Bar, Julie's Cafe, and German Coffee Shop.
Is Kilkivan Country Bed and Breakfast located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Kilkivan.