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Monte Cristo Homestead

1 Homestead Lane, Junee, New South Wales, Australia
(61 2) 6924 1637
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Ranked #3 of 7 Attractions in Junee
Type: Historic Sites
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Queanbeyan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed the building and hearing the history of the building and what the owners (past and present) have done. I found the ghost focus a little over the top personally, but others enjoyed this I think. The room we were in downstairs was quite basic and beds not comfortable. I believe the upstairs were better from what the... More

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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Thanks to the Family for having us at their home, cooking for us and guiding us around their property. I did enjoy the Homestead and our sleepover mostly due to our group of friends( we always have a good time). Because of that it is difficult to write the following. Everything needs a makeover/clean (lots of money I expect). And... More

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New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We loved the historic buildings and equipment. We enjoyed the gift shop. Great for families and friends.

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Singleton, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We arrived with excitement and fun on our mind......WRONG. We paid $125.00 for a cold ordinary meal in a dirty shabby old backroom. Lectures and more lectures on DON"T touch this DON"T that etc. Taken across to listen to a video...told don't move ...cameras and Laurance watching. Six people in our group 5 told to sit at one table the... More

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Forbes, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We went with two other couples we had a good time and enjoyed our stay. Sure it's not 4 or 5 star but it's all part of the experience, the food was ok nothing fancy but generous homely cooking Byo allowed. Our tour had 19 other people in it all friendly and ready to mingle with others. The rooms need... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautifully restored and presented. Enthusiastic welcome. Free to wander at your own pace. Also gardens, stables/carriage, ballroom and original small house. Got lost in the atmosphere.

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Sussex Inlet, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just spent the weekend in this beautiful house and its very friendly owners .We got there Saturday afternoon and got settled in then went for a walk around the yard and buildings out the back .A group of 8 of us had this booked for about 6 months and it was everything we expected it to be .Had a great... More

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A beautiful old mansion, full of period furnitues, glass, paintings, etc. Self-guided tours. Many out-buildinds to explore as well. Old carriages were interesting. Beautiful garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I don't think the people leaving reviews realise that Olive & Reg are both quite old & the stairs at Monte Cristo are very steep. It's not easy for them to do to the tours themselves & I think people should respect that. They are letting you into their home & because of that I don't think it's overpriced. Reg... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Other than beautiful gardens, the home (on the outside) was beautiful. Inside was dirty. We stayed the night. Had no ghostly feelings, no sightings etc. The truth is a little far fetched not just stretched. Food poor, very over priced for what was given.

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