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Newcastle Upon Tyne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. Modern, nicely designed, comfortable accommodation (especially the bed!) with a lovely feature spa bath to enjoy the views. The only downside was the kookaburra which, although very cute, was actually a downright nuisance. It had made such a mess of the patio furniture it was almost unusable and it was ever...

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Glass_SunshineCoast, Owner at Glass on Glasshouse, responded to this review

Thanks for all the nice comments, and it's a shame that Kookie, however cute he may be, likes to make sure everyone gets up as early as he does! We have to strike a balance between trying to discourage him from his early morning habits, yet still allowing guests to experience all the other beautiful birds that call it home....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prime location with magnificent view of the glass house mountains and an easy drive to the coast and the very picturesque Eco villages of Maleny /Montville for those that crave shopping and clean organic food and coffee. Great accommodation with all the mod cons and requirements, spa bath with an awesome view, all immaculately clean, definitely a magical part of...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment you arrive you're captivated by the breath taking views. The cabin was amazing, floor to ceiling glass over looking mountains. There's a beautiful two person spa which is so romantic. It was my birthday and my partner pulled out all the stops and got us a massage- highly recommended, Kim did a fantastic job. The owner is...

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Glass_SunshineCoast, Owner at Glass on Glasshouse, responded to this review

We're so glad you had such a great time. Sorry I took a bit long with the introduction, but we've got a very cute but cheeky Kookaburra and I try to explain the different strategies we're experimenting with in order to try and keep him under control. We do put a tarp over the outdoor table on the deck to...

Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If your after a break that involves peace, quiet, tranquility, restful, relaxing and all the while being in tune with nature then Glass on Glasshouse is what you are looking for. These architecturally designed buildings are amazing with great views of the mountains. Kangaroos, amazing birds including the kookaburra who is super friendly were on our doorstep, all making for...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I absolutely loved this place. I enjoyed the birdsong and saw many beautiful and colourful birds. The food left in the fridge was delicious and very much enjoyed. We saw kangaroos. We visited Maleny which is a charming town with lovely coffee shops and bookstores. W climbed to the top of Ngungun mountain - a wonderful hike. We also stayed...

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Glass_SunshineCoast, Owner at Glass on Glasshouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Yes we do have to have a very cute but persistent Kookaburra!! We're trying various things to discourage him, such as a dangling plastic predator, and coating the base of the glass doors in a non-reflective coating. We've also tried to find a bird-catcher licensed to re-locate Kookaburras, but with no luck, apparently there aren't...

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at accommodation. The room was lovely and clean. The host Bill was very accommodating. They even baked a cake on arrival for my wife's birthday which was lovely. The only criticism we have is with regards to a very cute kookaburra who woke us up at 5am and every half hour after that by pecking...

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Glass_SunshineCoast, Owner at Glass on Glasshouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. We knew the Kookaburra was friendly, but not that friendly! I'm guessing that he's pecking at his reflection in the glass, or feels it his duty to act as your early morning wake-up call. This is a tricky one. If you find a way to shoo him away then you'll probably frighten all the other...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I just spent 2 wonderful nights here ! The glass cottages have the most beautiful views, we were blown away with the quiet, peaceful surrounds. The whole time we did not see or hear the other guests in the other cottages, which made us feel like we had the place to ourselves . We loved the bath,...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Glass on Glasshouse for three nights and we wish we stayed longer and my partner even wants to build a house just like it! The views are amazing and the property is set up so u feel like the only people there. Such a beautiful secluded property and all the photos are exactly what you get. By...

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Glass_SunshineCoast, Owner at Glass on Glasshouse, responded to this review

Thanks, you really seem to have loved it, which is what it's all about. We do check the cutting knives periodically to see if they need sharpening, but will re-check as maybe we're not doing it frequently enough. The beds are good quality commercial King-zip mattresses, and we put a mattress topper on them to conceal the join, so we'll...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The glass bungalows are located on the side of the hill, in the orchard/forest. They are very modern, with all the amenities. But the best is really the view they offer: unobstructed views of the mountains in the distance. Really relaxing and a great place to unwind away from it all. The best part: we saw kangaroos right under the...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Thank you so much for an amazing weekend. My partner and I stayed 2 nights and loved everything about this weekend. The cabin was beautiful absolutely stunning views so nice and peaceful heaps of privacy. The food hamper left in our fridge was more then what we expected :-) The cafe had great food and good service. The cabin was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer three luxurious cottages that combine the style of a modern apartment with the comfort of a cottage. These are very stylish cottages with spectacular views of the Glass House Mountains through floor-to-ceiling walls of glass. The cottages have beautiful timber floors, King-size bed, spa bath, whole-of-house sound system and an open fire in winter. They are unique, very different from the usual "country-comfort" style, -you really have to see them to experience their unique exterior and interior design. Winner of the Australian Traveller Readers Award for "Best B&B in Australia" two years running. A great getaway, or a first/last stop between Brisbane and Fraser Island or Cairns. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glass on Glasshouse

Address: 182 Glass House-Woodford Rd, Glass House Mountains, Queensland 4518, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Glass House Mountains
Price Range: €171 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Glass on Glasshouse 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“very peaceful getaway the only noise you hear in the Day are the wildlife, birds. Just lovely”
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“This is a get away from it all type B&B ..... we never did get our WIFI connection to work ..... but who cares when you are in paradise.”
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“I don't think that it matters which lodge you have you'll enjoy it. However be prepared too take a walk to get the best photos since the nearby trees can get in the way when you are on the veranda.”
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