We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Bethany, total peace & quiet with great views”
Review of Bethany Cottages

We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Kingaroy
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Bethany Cottages
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Kingaroy
Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Bethany, total peace & quiet with great views”
Reviewed March 4, 2012

We spent 4 nights in a 1-bedroom cottage. Although small it was very comfy & had everything we needed. The kitchenette has bar fridge, microwave, small 2-element cooktop, electric frypan, jug & toaster, etc. with a small BBQ on the verandah. The cottages are airconditioned plus there is a wood stove for winter. Our cottage had a small digital tv & stereo but no dvd player. A basic breakfast was included - loaf of bread, big bottle each of milk & juice, 2 types of cereal, sachets of jam & other spreads & butter, teabags & coffee. There are no laundry facilities at the cottages but you can use a washing machine at the farmhouse, as well as their pool. Each of the 4 cottages is screened from each other by the gardens so they are private. They are set out in a big grassy area with a grove of trees behind, on the top of the hill on Bethany's 900 acre farm. You get to the cottages, on top of the hill, via a dirt road at least 1km long from the farm homestead area. It is a great location, very peaceful & super quiet. The grass areas & gardens around the cottages were a credit to John, our host. It's a lovely area to walk as well as totally relax. We enjoyed our "visitors", a small group of wallabies, scrub turkeys & birds. Also we really enjoyed the sunsets & storm clouds, views over Kingaroy & the Bunya Mountains. If you don't like to be where it's very dark, there are no street lights & no outside lighting at all, apart from a couple of not very bright lights on the outside walls of the cottages. However that means you can see the stars like one never can in a city with all its light pollution - about a zillion we counted! The cottage was reasonably priced & a much nicer alternative to a motel on a busy road! Bethany is only a 10 minute drive into the centre of Kingaroy. Last, but certainly not least, our hosts John & Karyn Bjelke-Petersen were really great - so helpful & friendly in all our dealings - firstly by email & phone and then in person. Bethany Cottages & they did not disappoint!

Room Tip: There are 4 cottages, 2 @ 1-bedroom, 1 @ 2-bedroom & the spa cottage. Although the other 2 are e...
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank ValandHim
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BethanyCottages, Owner at Bethany Cottages, responded to this review, March 28, 2012
Thanks Ray and Val for your review! We hope that you can get some time to come and visit us again one day soon.
PS Have updated the DVD details in the compendium! Thanks for your advice.
Regards Karyn and John
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

37 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    27
    9
    1
    0
    0
See reviews for
12
19
1
2
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Pukekohe, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2011

We were at the Bethany cottages in the worst weather conditions imaginable. The road that led to the farm was threatening to flood. When we arrived at the main house where reception is we quickly discovered that the only way in was to run across the front lawn as there was no path or shelter. The lady at reception was friendly and helpful arranging some one to drive in front of us to show us to our cottage. The cottage was just gorgeous and in good weather the views would be out of this world, sadly for us it was pouring with rain and very misty most of the time however when it did lift for a short period of time we got a glimpse of how it would normally be. We stayed in a one bedroom cottage that had a sofa bed in the lounge and a nice little kitchen. The shower was only average but then it is on tank water so miracles can't be expected. The main bed was a little hard for our liking but the bedroom was lovely. We would love to go back on a fine day!

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank ThomKatz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Brisbane
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2010

Small but perfectly formed cottage with a view and sunsets to die for. At the top of a dirt track so well away from any noise apart from the night creatures. Could spend all day just watching the changing view. John the host was very polite and we were in our element.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank White110
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2009

stayed in all cottages over the last 3 years. Very friendly hosts. pet friendly. Quiet. Only disappointing thing i could say is the bbq is small and a little unsuitable and this is being picky. The top coattage even has a 2 person spa. Recommended for a very nice quiet weekend away and reasonably priced.

Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
2 Thank scotts9401
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Kingaroy hotels
8.0 mi away
Hillview Cottages
Hillview Cottages
#3 of 11 in Kingaroy
34 reviews
3.6 mi away
Room Kingaroy
Room Kingaroy
#1 of 7 in Kingaroy
134 reviews
2.7 mi away
Peppertree Cabins
Peppertree Cabins
#1 of 7 in Kingaroy
66 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.2 mi away
Kingaroy Country Motel
Kingaroy Country Motel
#5 of 7 in Kingaroy
29 reviews
3.3 mi away
Ascot Lodge Motor Inn Kingaroy
3.5 mi away
Burke & Wills Motor Inn
Burke & Wills Motor Inn
#2 of 7 in Kingaroy
131 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Bethany Cottages? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bethany Cottages

Property: Bethany Cottages
Address: 218 Peterson Dr, Kingaroy, Queensland 4610, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Kingaroy
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Kingaroy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing