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“What a great place to de-stress!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat

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Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat
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“What a great place to de-stress!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2009

Recently I was fortunate enough to have an overnight stay at Mt Barney Lodge. My friend and I were overwhelmed with the personal and friendly attention from the owners and staff.
We stayed in one of the homesteads and were amazed at the attention to detail in fitting out the homestead for guests.
A must-do was the Sunset Eco Walk - a pleasant walk and slight climb at the end - made even more enjoyable by the informative talk given by Innes Larkin, one of the owners. At the top of the ridge, as the sun was setting, we enjoyed fine local wines, cheeses, olive oil, breads - not to mention the sandpaper fig paste! Dinner was cooked for us by Innes and was superb - we were lucky enough to sample fresh asparagus straight from their own garden.
An abundance of wildlife - the birds were wonderful - beautiful surrounds, peace and quiet added to this great experience.
We did not have time to go into the National Park but reading other peoples' experiences in the guest book, made us wish we did have more time. So, we will have to return as many others have done before us.

  • Stayed January 2009, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2008

Just returned from staying two nights at the Mt Barney Country Retreat Lodge in the Boomalooma Homestead - a "Queenslander" house located within the campground. The house was very comfortably furnished and presented. Sleeps six but we were two. We brought our own food for all but one meal. Owner Tracey provided us with a delicious two course meal on Saturday night. She even came in and set the table for us. It was a nice treat after having spend several hours walking to the top of nearby M. May. Overall a nice relaxing get away - no mobile phone overage or tv.

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Property: Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat
Address: 1093 Upper Logan Rd, Barney View, Queensland 4287, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Scenic Rim > Barney View
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Barney View
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mt Barney Lodge is family friendly, and has adventure activities for kids and adults including rock climbing, abseiling, kids night adventures, guided and self-guided bushwalking tracks, sunset ecotours and mountain guiding and expeditions. Situated at the base of Mt Barney within the Scenic Rim, Mt Barney Lodge is an Ecotourism retreat that offers self contained accommodation and optional meals. Relax in one of our Queenslander Homesteads, Rustic Cabins, Deluxe Camper Trailers, or try camping. Mt Barney Lodge is the perfect family destination with full creek frontage, open fireplaces, shade and a grassy camp ground. Qualified outdoor leaders run childrens’ adventure activities during holiday periods and weekends. Kids can play independently, ride their bike, and visit the farm animals who are helping with the permaculture garden. Mt Barney Lodge is perfect for small conferences, meetings and team building workshops. Groups are welcome with 46 people able to be accommodated in beds across the 6 venues.This wilderness experience is 90 minutes drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. ... more   less 
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