About This Listing
ABOUT YOUR ROOM and the house:
* Your own keys so you can come and go as you please
* Double (ensemble) bed, very comfy according to previous visitors!
* Own bathroom (with bath) and separate toilet
* Free WIFI and local telephone calls
* NETFLIX and 'Fetch TV' access
* Brisbane city and hill views (with sneak peak of the river)
* Large balcony with outdoor setting for watching the world go by!
* Share Kitchen and living area
* Washing and drying facilities
* Wardrobe, full length mirrored sliding doors
* Includes all linens, blankets, towels and pillows
* Breakfast cereal, bread, juice, coffee/tea, milk) and basic cooking supplies (herbs, sauces, oils) available for use free of charge
* Secure intercom apartment access
* Off-street and Visitor car parking available
ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD:
* Located in Albion, 5 kms (3.1 miles) north of Brisbane Central Business District, an 8 min (3 stops) train ride or 15 min bus ride to Brisbane Central. Regular services with choice of 3 train lines and 4 bus routes. Also close to airport.
* The apartment is a short stroll to Albion village with some great restaurants, funky cafes, the Albion & Breakfast Creek Hotels and the usual fast food/take away food shops (See Guidebook for more details).
* Bakery, wine/liquor and 24 hr Convenience store; 5 mins
* Very safe and friendly neighborhood, very quiet at night (but the birds can get a bit noisy in the mornings!)
* Brisbane City Council local buses go directly to Brisbane Central from the street just outside the door, or at the bottom of the hill. Buses run every 10-15 mins; Trains run from Albion train station every 5-10 mins (Tickets to the City and any inner city location (Zone 1) cost $3.63)
*Brisbane’s AirTrain service from the International and Domestic airport terminals normally depart every 15 minutes in peak periods and every 30 minutes in non-peak, Monday to Friday. All services on Saturday & Sunday operate every 30 minutes. Travel time from Albion station to Brisbane airport is approx. 15 minutes. (Note that the first train from the airport departs at 5:04am (6:04 am on Sat & Sun) and the last train departs at 10:04pm). Train tickets are $17 each.
*Taxi cab (10-15 mins) from the airport is $30-$35 or, depending on your arrival times, I can come and pick you up!
Feel free to message me with any questions!
Smoking outside in yard. Quiet neighbourhood, so no loud music after 11 pm.
Due to the wooden floor boards in the main living areas, wearing of high (stiletto) heels in the apartment is not permitted. (Sorry guys!) Also, there is white carpet in the bedroom so shoes off and no food or drinks if you please .... thank you.
Check out is at 10 am. You are of course very welcome to store your luggage and other items at the apartment after this time but please note that as there may be another booking the same day, keys will need to be returned and access to the apartment and use of the facilities will be strictly limited and subject to pre-arrangement.
A 'GoCard' for use on Brisbane's public transport system is available for use during your stay. The card is pre-loaded with approx. $5 credit to get you into the City. You will then need to ‘top up’ or add credit for any other trips you wish to take while visiting Brisbane. As a courtesy, it would be appreciated if you make sure there is approx $5 credit on the card for use by the next guest.
Carolyn is an exceptional hostess; her apartment is pristine yet welcoming (without exaggeration, cleaner than many hotels). She was my first AirBNB hostess, and the experience was entirely positive. She went the extra mile to make me comfortable, allowing me to check in quite early, and even researching places in the area that could accommodate my dietary needs. I would recommend Carolyn's place without reservation, and would stay there again if I passed through Brisbane in the future.
Carolyn was so hospitable! She is upbeat, thoughtful and went out of her way to make sure we had a great stay. Helped us out with lots of info about Brisbane. The apartment and room were very clean and sunny with every detail given attention. It was a convenient location to stay with more atmosphere than the city centre.
Carolyn is a wonderful and delightful host that made me felt like a really special guest during my stay. The apartment is well stocked, very clean and tidy. She is great to talk to, and very kind to offer me a ride whenever she is available.
What an awesome experience . I have hosted over a hundred times but I hadn't yet stayed at another airbnb. Carolyn is delightful . The apartment is spotless and warm and she is an excellent hostess . Great city views and a short walk to the best bakery in Brisbane for breakfast I will be back for sure.
Carolyn made us feel very welcome- as though we were her first guests!
The listing was quite accurate and we were provided with an abundance of helpful information on local attractions.
The apartment was very clean, neat and tidy and most comfortable.
The location was only a few minutes from the CBD by car or the nearby public transport.
The apartment is elevated with views to the city and we always felt secure in the locale of Albion.
Carolyn was a fantastic host. We very much enjoyed her company when we went out to dinner and her kind offer of a lift to the airport was very much appreciated. Nothing was too much trouble for her, even printing our boarding cards for the next day.
Her apartment is great for a couple and We would certainly stay here again.
Good pub/restaurant quite close by.
Thank you for having us to stay.
About the Host, Carolyn
Having lived, worked & travelled overseas, I know how important it is to have clean, private and inexpensive accommodation with kitchen and laundry facilities and offering a good night's sleep while you're away.
Originally from Melbourne, I have been in Brisbane on and off for just over 10 years now and am happy to show you Brisbane and surrounds from a locals perspective or point you in the right direction of places of interest.
Looking forward to meeting you!
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