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Avocado Grove B&B
Ranked #1 of 5 Flaxton B&B and Inns
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Nyon, Geneve, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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“Fantastic!”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed at Avocado Grove for three nights to attend a wedding nearby. We took over the whole house and had an amazing stay! All the rooms were lovely with top quality linen, towels, toiletries etc etc. The house, views and the gardens were beautiful. Our hosts John and Sonya were wonderful and could not do enough for us. The breakfasts were legendary and we also had a great meal one evening. I would definitely recommend a stay here so don't miss out if you are in the area. Thanks John and Sonya for being such great hosts.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Thank you Denise for taking the time to write an excellent review for Avocado Grove. We enjoyed meeting you all, especially Emma. All the best for 2014.
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Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed overnight for a wedding nearby at Flaxton Gardens. Even though our stay was shorter than what we would have likes, the service was fantastic and so was the breakfast John made for us the next morning. Set in a beautiful peaceful location, a perfect holiday spot for couples and only 20mins drive from the Sunshine Coast and shopping. Would highly recommend.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review for Avocado Grove, its greatly appreciated.
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Bairnsdale, Australia
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Reviewed December 22, 2013

We attended our daughter's wedding nearby and stayed for 3 nights at Avocado B&B out of sheer good luck via Wotif.
Excellent location with beautiful views, lovely rooms and breakfasts by John to die for! The hosts John and Sonya made us feel very welcome and comfortable and were more than willing to go the "extra mile' to ensure we enjoyed our stay.

Room Tip: Next time we'll try the "African" room downstairs.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, December 23, 2013
Thank you so much Gordon for the excellent review and we wish you all a Happy Xmas and New Year. So happy the earring was found for Kara.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

We attended a wedding nearby and stayed at Avocado Grove B&B based on a friend's recommendation. We felt right at home the moment we arrived. The house is beautifully furnished and maintained, and the location on the fringes of bushland is charming and relaxing.
What really sets this place apart though are the hosts, John and Sonya. Their friendly, welcoming manner and fantastic service made us feel as though we were staying with friends or family. We spent many happy hours socializing on the verandah with our hosts and fellow guests, and can't wait to come back again. John's home-cooked breakfast is delicious and an absolute must if you stay there.
Definitely the best B&B experience we ever had!

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, December 23, 2013
Thank you very much Alex for the amazing review you have given Avocado Grove. Have a fantastic Xmas and New Year, and we do hope to see you again.
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

We attended a wedding at Montville and chose to stay at the Avocado Grove based on the exceptional reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed for everything was excellent especially the generous hospitality afforded by our hosts Sonya and John. They were so welcoming and generous with their hospitality. Everything was excellent - what more can I say!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
WOW OMG Thank you for the outstanding review you have given Avocado Grove, and thank you for choosing to stay here. We enjoyed chatting with you and Ros and do hope to catch up again.
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed December 6, 2013

I tried to find think if what else I can write but it is getting more difficult. I brought my parents here to stay for 2nights and they were blown away by the meals provided, the excellent service provided and the amenities that were made available in this place. The part is when I told my folks how much I paid for it, they were astonished! That can only mean value for money!!

If anyone is still not convinced, let's just say this had been my third stay in 1 year, and mind you I am a very picky customer! Will definitely visit again when I come back to Brisbane!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Thank you very much for your third visit and your third super awesome review .
Abby and Raymond we enjoy your stays so much and do look forward to seeing you in 2014.
Have a wonderful Xmas and New Year.
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

My family and friends stayed at the Avocado Grove in late Nov 2013 and we were "wowed" by its rooms and service. The place was absolutely cosy, extremely clean, peaceful and beautiful, but what truly stands out were the attentiveness and hospitality of John and Sonya. We were greeted by the couple upon our arrival and immediately they made us feel at ease and "at home". They gave us some tips on the nearby places of interest and brought us around their fruits plantation.

John and Sonya are a terrific couple and good cooks too, We had 3 course set dinner and a breakfast. The meals were delicious and the dessert makes us speechless.

We wished we had stayed 2 nights as 1 night was too short. We will definitely stay with Avocado Grove for a longer period if we have a chance to visit Flaxton again.

John & Sony, thanks again for making our stay a memorable and pleasant one. Both of you are clearly doing an excellent job! Keep up the good work!

We would highly recommend staying at the Avocado Grove

Love, Doreen

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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Sonya B, Owner at Avocado Grove B&B, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Thank you Doreen for your super awesome review about us here at Avocado Grove. We so enjoyed meeting everyone, your boys were exceptional, you should be very proud of Ian.
Thank you for choosing us and coming all the way from Singapore to experience the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. If and when we get to Singapore we hope to experience your luxury Hotel.
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Property: Avocado Grove B&B
Address: 10 Carramar Ct, Flaxton, Queensland 4560, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Flaxton
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Flaxton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Avocado Grove is a modern western red cedar Queenslander with wrap around verandahs, situated away from the main road in quiet, peaceful leafy surrounds, and landscaped gardens. Located at Flaxton, near Montville Mapleton and Maleny on the beautiful Blackall Range (Sunshine Coast Hinterland).Avocado Grove has over 3 acres of land and was originally part of an extensive Avocado Farm. Many of the trees have been retained and still produce a healthy crop. We offer a choice of 4 guest rooms: Sharwil Suite, Reed Hass and Shepard. The lounge is air conditioned and well equipped with large Plasma screen, DVD, Stereo, books games and a fireplace for those cool winter evenings, and not to forget the port barrel.Breakfast is served on the Gazebo facing the Blackall Range. There is also a fridge here for guests.2/3 Course dinners can be served either in the dining room or on the Gazebo. We are situated only 500 metres from Flaxton Gardens. ... more   less 
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