I provide a warm welcome, in a' home away from home' 3 mins from Laburnum station with an excellent train service to the city.Easy drive to Melbourne.18km.
An ideal place to stay when attending courses, conferences, sports events or on hols.
You will receive a warm welcome, from your host, Catherine, who has a background both in education and hospitality.She previously owned an English style tea shop in Perth,W. Australia and has a passion for cooking,
Laburnum Lodge is set in the leafy suburb of Blackburn, very close to Laburnum station which has regular train services to the Melbourne CBD. Car rental facilities are within a short walk.
Travelling east, you can get to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, where a ride on “Puffing Billy” steam railway is a favourite pastime.
The delightful Laburnum village is an easy short walk away with coffee shops and other convenient small businesses.
There are a wide variety of eating places within a short distance of the home.
An attractive double bedroom is provided, with its own separate bathroom and toilet. TV and tea and coffee making facilities are also for your personal use. There is also an electric blanket, hair dryer, heating and air conditioning.
A second room, with a single 4 poster bed, can accommodate an extra guest or a child.
The daily rate includes a substantial continental breakfast.
A hearty full English breakfast is available at an extra charge.
Reasonably priced home cooked evening meals can be provided with 24 hours notice.
Looking forward to meeting you .
Please note the guest rooms are on the second floor and so may not be suitable for those unable to manage stairs
Accès des voyageurs
Guests have their own bedroom, bathroom and toilet. The laundry is available by arrangement. There is also outdoor seating, fridge space and a reading nook.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
I enjoy chatting to my guests about their travels, their backgrounds and their interests.
The check In/Out times can be flexible, depending on individual needs.
Kindly note.The price per night is for a couple, sharing one room.
If a second room is required, the $60.00 fee applies.
A 'special offer 'will be available, if the extra guest is a child.
Definitely no smoking.
Other friends entertained in the home, by agreed arrangement only.
Breakfast provided daily. No use of kitchen facilities, for other meals, without permission from your host.
Showers and baths not permitted between 10.30p.m and 7a.m.
Please be economical with water as it is a precious commodity in Australia.
Washing of clothes not to be done in the guest bathroom.
Please be understanding, that I also live at 'Laburnum Lodge' where I look forward to welcoming you.
Unlike many airbnb facilities, it is not a serviced apartment.
Catherine, your host, is an outgoing, friendly, caring person.Originally from UK. Hospitality is an important part of her life and she enjoys meeting people through airbnb.
A keen cook.Home made biscuits will always be on the coffee/tea tray, in the bedrooms....and chocolates!
A former teacher, who later entered the world of hospitality, owning a gorgeous English Tea' Shoppe' in the Perth hills.
Widely travelled and has enjoyed airbnb hospitality overseas.