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Tarra-bulga Guest House

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for a weekend a little while ago, the hosts were so kind and warm, the evening meal was delicious.Great nights sleep in a warm comfortable en suite room. We took a long drive around the national park very enjoyable and easy to get around, waterfalls and wildlife. Many thanks

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saxmundham uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We made an over-night visit here with my daughter, her partner and their baby. The Guest House is well run and friendly, with what seemed to be a charming quirkiness. Furnishing are retro and atmospheric. The heating wasn't working but the owner did all he could to ensure we were warm enough- it's surprisingly cold at night. The food is... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Loved staying in this charming old guest house right next to an amazing rainforest. Our hosts Nina and Torben provided lovely food and hospitality. We met some very interesting people staying in the guest house both from overseas and from Victoria, which made our stay even more enjoyable. If you're after an escape from the hustle and bustle of life... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Lovely guest house on the gateway to the beautiful Tarra-Bulga national park. Location perfect and hospitality of the owners Nina and Torben without fault. I will look forward to staying again when the wood fire is burning in the communal lounge area and we can sit to escape the cold. Elevated '2000 metres above stress level' the weather is colder... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch before going to the park and had a great meal of home cooked pies and cake. Be prepared to wait a little while for the food to be prepared by the husband and wife team, but it's worth the wait. While waiting buy some of the bird feed available and go outside and feed the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

A lovely old-style guest house that offers honest to goodness ground up value. Teetering on the edge of amazing Tarra Bulga National Park, not only great friendly service can be found there, but the 'food' is incredibly good! We senses were stunned and relaxed into a blissful state. Yum!! Nina and Torben were incredibly hospitable and went over and beyond... More 

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Tenterfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My brother, sister and myself returned to Balook the village we grew up near, for a few days of nostalgia and reviving memories. We went to school at the Balook school and used to visit the Guest house , run My Miss King and Frank Tucker to buy lollies or broken biscuits. We stayed the 20th and 21st of February.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I spent a few days in the Aussie bush in an old fashioned guest house with shared bathroom facilities. Now that you've adjusted your expectations accordingly let me tell you how great this place is. It is quiet, really quiet (outside, the floors creak a bit inside). Nina and Torben are friendly and genuinely eager to please everyone. The food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Amazing place and great environment. Nina and her husband are kind and easy to talk to. The restaurant is clean and has a good selection of food and drinks. Eating outside is so pleasantThe area has some fantastic trails, waterfalls and wild life. Overall great experience!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

If you like the idea of a relaxing weekend (or week) away from the madding crowd in a secret location high on the Strzelecki Range and deep in the rain forest of the Tarra-Bulga National Park, then contact Nina and Torben and drive to Balook. Torben is a registered carpenter and has had a previous life as a long-distance trucker... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tarra-Bulga Guest House and lyrebird café are situated in Balook - a unique location adjacent to the cool, temperate rainforests of the Tarra-Bulga National Park and surrounds.Built in 1934, our historic building was and still is a wonderful place to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal and a restful night's sleep. Located just two hours drive from Melbourne, we're also the perfect gateway spot for relaxation and rejuvenation, or as a base for exploring the 110 kms of walking tracks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarra-bulga Guest House

Address: 1885 The Grand Ridge Rd, Balook, Victoria 3971, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Balook
Price Range: $98 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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