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The Friendly Chat B&B and SC Accommodation

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Private Room , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Brisbane, Brisbane Region, Queensland
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...
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Listing #FKN4749140
About the Owner
Chris and Trish I
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
Interaction with guests
At The Friendly Chat we let you make the choices - we live upstairs, so are readily available if you have any questions about the facilities we offer. We have lived in the local area for over 25 years, so have lots of information we can share about places to eat, local attractions and how to get around. Having travelled a lot ourselves, we realise you can make the most of your time by tapping into local knowledge. As travellers ourselves, we also realise it is nice to be left alone if that is your choice. We're always available for a friendly chat if you choose!
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Reviewed 19 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 Helene P
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 23 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 24 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

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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

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
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...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rate of AUD$135 per night is based on 2 adults sharing 1 bedroom, and having sole use of the kitchen/dining/lounge area. Breakfast can be included for an additional AUD$17.50 per person per day. Longer stays attract lower rates.
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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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How to get there
Airport: Brisbane: 24.0 km
Railway: Thorneside: 1.6 km
Ferry: Cleveland: 13.0 km
Rail - Thorneside Railway Station is close by, with the regular train service from Cleveland offering air conditioned comfort to the city of Brisbane (40 mins).

Air Travel – Brisbane Domestic and International Airports are about a 20 min drive away. A rail link can take you from the airport to Brisbane City, where a Cleveland Line train will bring you to Thorneside or Birkdale Stations.

Motorway – Exiting from the Gateway Motorway onto Wynnum Road, it is a 10km drive to Thorneside through Tingalpa and Manly West onto Rickertt Rd.
Activities nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 32.0 km.
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