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“A pleasant stay in a good B&B” 4 of 5 stars
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Wiss House Bed and Breakfast
4.5 of 5 Guest house   |   7 Ann St, Kalbar, Queensland 4309, Australia   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Kalbar B&B and Inns
Brisbane, Australia
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“A pleasant stay in a good B&B”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

The Wiss House is a character filled "Queenslander" style heritage-listed house. The photos of the original Wiss family make you feel as though you have stepped into a part of Queensland's history when you walk down the hallway.

The furnishings are tasteful and fit in well with the style of the house. All the guest rooms lead out onto a large verandah. Each room has airconditioning, and ours had screened windows and also some fans.

Sara, the host serves a good breakfast. It includes fruit, cereal, toast, orange juice, tea, coffee, and a cooked menu. The crispy bacon was fantastic!!!

The guest lounge has a great selection of DVDs, magazines and books. The pool looks quite inviting (but we didn't go in).

You need to be prepared to share a bathroom. There were 3-4 guest rooms (each I think had king beds), and we only saw one toilet and bathroom. As you would expect with a house of this era, there are a few creeky floorboards.

The only thing that really needs attention is the lighting. We had to go to the guest lounge to read at night time because there were only a few lamps that cast light over the bed in our room.

The 'little' things were there - like a jug of water on arrival, aerogard on the verandah, some chocolate at night time, bathrobes, nice towels and face washers.

We found this location provided easy access to the bushwalks around Spicer's Gap, Cunningham's Gap and Lake Moogerah.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Lovelylife57, Owner at Wiss House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, February 17, 2012
We have an ensuited room called The Lionel Suite which has a deep claw foot bath and shower.
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Additional Information about Wiss House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 7 Ann St, Kalbar, Queensland 4309, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Greater Brisbane > Scenic Rim > Kalbar
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Kalbar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Wiss House Bed and Breakfast 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Heritage listed Wiss House is in the small rural town of Kalbar in the Scenic Rim. Wiss House oozes elegance, style and luxury with guests offered a chance to step back in time and experience what life was like for a wealthy merchant in the early 1900’s. Fully air-conditioned with four guest rooms, a guest lounge, an opulent banquet room with a magnificent crystal chandelier and pressed metal ceiling, guests are served gourmet meals on fine china using silverware and crystal glassware. Other features include guest lounge, wide verandas surrounding the house and a classic pool with spa. The area has stunning scenery with 5 national parks, waterfalls, cafes, art galleries and wineries close by. ... more   less 
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