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The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation

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Your well-equipped kitchen - make yourself at home at The Friendly Chat!
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Private Room
The Friendly Chat Bed and Breakfast is situated in the beautiful Moreton Bay region of Queensland. Come kick up your feet and enjoy our hospitality whether you are visiting family, trying to avoid the crowds or just looking for something different. We are conveniently located only 30 min away from Brisbane City and about an hour's drive to the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast. In this apartment, you have the choice between two bedrooms - a King/Twin bedroom with its own private bathroom (not ensuite) OR a Queen Bedroom with an ensuite, OR you can book both rooms - your choice. When you book, you get the living area to yourself - no sharing involved! Prices quoted are based on 2 people sharing 1 bedroom. Your living area consists of a kitchen/dining space and a lounge, all in a spacious ope...The Friendly Chat Bed and Breakfast is situated in the beautiful Moreton Bay region of Queensland. Come kick up your feet and enjoy our hospitality whether you are visiting family, trying to avoid the crowds or just looking for something different. We are conveniently located only 30 min away from Brisbane City and about an hour's drive to the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast. In this apartment, you have the choice between two bedrooms - a King/Twin bedroom with its own private bathroom (not ensuite) OR a Queen Bedroom with an ensuite, OR you can book both rooms - your choice. When you book, you get the living area to yourself - no sharing involved! Prices quoted are based on 2 people sharing 1 bedroom. Your living area consists of a kitchen/dining space and a lounge, all in a spacious open-plan design. This opens onto a covered patio with outdoor dining facilities that look onto a subtropical garden. You have the room to relax & feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. We can cater for families or groups of up to 4 people. We provide breakfast if you choose or you have the option of self-catering. The garden is yours to use - have a peek at the garden studio, and maybe enjoy a read in its old world charm that can transport you to another place in time!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Accommodation booked is for exclusive use of paying guests only. The Friendly Chat property is not to be used for conducting business, as this is a private residence. Business people are welcome as guests, but any business with clients must be conducted off-site.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Chris and Trish I
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We have stayed in many B&B accommodation in our travels. Friendly Chat is our favourite and we will definitely stay here again when visiting Brisbane. Chris and Trish are two extraordinary warm hearted people. Their concern for the guest had a personal touch. Breakfast super...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank helenep932
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you here and you were certainly very considerate guests at The Friendly Chat. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We absolutely loved this place! The garden was fantastic for our boys, who really enjoyed it. Chris and Trish were great at confirming the booking, communicating ahead of our stay and whilst we were there. The kitchen/ lounge is great for breakfast and views out...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank lisarainbird
Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Thanks for remembering your stay so fondly. We loved seeing the boys playing their games in the backyard and making the most of the garden. We try hard to give The Friendly Chat a welcoming and homely feel and love to get feedback like yours...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016

Trish and Chris make this a home away from home - never intrusive, but go out of their way to help with little extras. Everything is supplied in this light filled, spacious apartment, and access to good food outlets in Wellington Point is quick and...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Lisa W
Management response:Responded 19 December 2016

It was lovely to have you stay here. You were great guests with your thoughtfulness eg closing the gate when you came home, appreciating the little extras that we offer. A very big thank you for sharing your bottle of wine with us - sitting...More

Reviewed 11 April 2016

Everything about this place exceeded our expectations! The owners of this property were the kindest people. Everything was super clean upon arrival, and exactly as described / shown in the photos! We are looking forward to staying again with Chris and Trish in the near...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank Paul L
Management response:Responded 12 April 2016

Thanks Paul. It was a pleasure having you and your family staying here.It really does suit a family, having two bathrooms and letting you come and go as you please through your own entrance. We loved the way you all were so enthusiastic about exploring...More

Reviewed 14 January 2016

Chris & Trish are very nice and professional host. Me and my friend are both enjoy staying in Chris' property. It is located in the ideal location to Brisband, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast plus the property is a few block away from beach itself....More

Date of stay: January 2016
1  Thank Shu J
Management response:Responded 17 January 2016

We are glad you both enjoyed your stay at The Friendly Chat B&B. You certainly made the most of the location, fitting in a lot of sightseeing during your stay. Although we don't have the beaches of the Gold or Sunshine Coasts, we are more...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Easy to find top quality accommodation at very reasonable rates. The hosts are delightful and very accommodating. My Mum and I had a lovely stay and we would recommend this BnB most highlyMore

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Katie S
Management response:Responded 28 October 2015

We're glad you and your Mum enjoyed your stay at The Friendly Chat B&B so much.It was great to see you two making the most of the kitchen facilities too. Pleased you were able to make the short trip from Chandler back to the peace...More

Reviewed 26 July 2015

Trish and Chris made us so welcome - their thoughtfulness was extraordinary. We lacked for nothing and "The Friendly Chat" provided us with great accomodation. The rooms were spacious and comfortable, the kitchen more than adequate and it felt like home away from home. The...More

Date of stay: July 2015
2  Thank 176bar7
Management response:Responded 29 July 2015

You and your family are welcome back any time! We appreciated the care you took of the property while you were here. Being so considerate of noise for us and neighbours didn't go unnoticed either. We're so glad you were able to make the most...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2014

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Date of stay: December 2014
Management response:Responded 19 December 2014

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

The Friendly Chat B & B was our home away from home. Chris and Trish are the most hospitable people who go out of their way to help and give you local information. The kitchen and bathroom amenities are way beyond anything you would get...More

Date of stay: November 2014
1  Thank Kuarta
Management response:Responded 26 November 2014

So glad you enjoyed what The Friendly Chat offers. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us.

Reviewed 7 October 2014

We really enjoyed staying with Chris and Trish. We had the ensuited queen bedroom with adjacent access to the guest open plan Kitchenette and Lounge room. Even from this level we had views of Waterloo Bay with a flock of black swans. The area is...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank Laurence J
Management response:Responded 8 October 2014

It was a pleasure having you sharing our daily lives for those few days. We hope we are able to do that again in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The Friendly Chat is located one block back from the edge of Moreton Bay at Thorneside. It is in a quiet, leafy neighbourhood that offers relaxing walks by the bay, with picnic and recreation areas only a short stroll away. Shopping centres are in close proximity to the BnB for grocery supplies and eating options, five minutes drive away in Birkdale and Wellington Point. Undercover, offstreet parking is available, and the local bus goes right past the door. The train station is close by, offering airconditioned and comfortable train travel to the city of Brisbane (40 mins) or to Cleveland (15 mins), the gateway to beautiful North Stradbroke Island.
Getting around
The train station is close by (2 mins drive or 15 mins walk),offering airconditioned and comfortable train travel on the Cleveland line to the city of Brisbane (40 mins) or to Cleveland (15 mins). If travelling by train, we are happy to pick you up/drop you off at Thorneside station. At Thorneside there is ample parking if you have your own car. We are only about 20mins drive away from Brisbane International and Domestic Airports. If you want a day away at North Stradbroke Island (highly recommended) we can provide you with train, bus and boat links to get you there easily.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation

  • The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

  • The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.