Welcome to our hosted B & B farm stay home. We wish you rest and relaxation
From your hosts Allan and Jennifer Harris
Thank you for selecting Glen Aplin Gardens as your accommodation destination. May we take the opportunity to welcome you to this friendly homely Queensland house and to inform you of some items and information, which we hope you will find valuable while staying with us.
Your hosts are : Allan and Jennifer
We are available 7am to 7pm (unless in an emergency)
Check into the B & B is after 3 pm.
Check out time:
Check out is 10 am on the day of your departure. Later departure times may be arranged (subject to availability) and may incur a further fee.
Eftpos point of sale is available at Glen Aplin Gardens. We accept the following credit cards:
Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Bankcard which incurs a 2% surcharge
There is a 3 % surcharge for Diners and Amex.
Direct deposit or cash payment for your stay is available also.
We delight in providing you with a wholesome breakfast to start you day. Breakfast commences at 7am until 9am. We are happy to accommodate dietary requirements by arrangement.
There is ample parking space for your vehicles on the upper level car park opposite the steel garage. One space per room has been allocated.
Your keys are supplied for your convenience along with a main door entrance key. Please ensure your carry these with you at all times. Lost keys will incur a $75 fee for replacement. A charge of $200 will also be incurred for anyone locking themselves out.
A wall heater in located on the wall in your room. It is thermostatically controlled for efficiency and comfort at 22 degrees Centigrade. Please do not drape or hang wet or dry clothing over the heater as this will cause a fire hazard. Heated towel rails are available in your bathroom for damp towels and we have a in-house laundry service should you require this.
This is remote controlled and also operates the ceiling light.
All beds is fitted with double e-blanket, which can be individually regulated for each person or side. Please find your control beside your side of the bed.
At Glen Aplin Gardens we take care of the environment and would appreciate that you are conscious of this as well. This is a country property where resources are managed efficiently. Therefore, we draw your attention to the necessity of being mindful about wastage of water and more efficient methods of saving water.
Bedding and linen:
Your beds are allergy free, hygienically cleaned and linen provided is laundered and open air dried for freshness. If you require linen change or fresh towels please advice your hosts.
Bathroom heated towel rack:
You will find the heated towel rack in your bathroom to keep your towel dry and comfortable. Damp towels will dry quickly.
Complimentary Bathroom toiletries:
Please enjoy our small gift of toiletries which are sourced locally form the Granite Belt.
Should you wish to purchase further products there are gift packs and single items available in the Café Gallery shop.
Complimentary tea and coffee is available in the kitchen. Hot chocolate and herbal teas are also provided for your convenience. Please advise us if you require supplies to be topped up throughout your stay.
Your TV is remote controlled. There is an instruction manual in the drawer of the dresser.
Lounge room TV, Video, “Wi” games are available by arrangement. A check out fee is charged and refunded on return of items.
Broadband internet is available in the Café Gallery. Please request your password to access this service.
For your relaxation pleasure we have a library of books and videos for your convenience. Please request you selected items. A small bond is charged on checking out a book / video and refunded on return of that item.
Any damage sustained to your room or bathroom, or commonly use areas must be reported to your hosts or managers and paid for on your departure. Your credit card will be debited after your departure for damages occurred during your stay.
Tap water from faucets/ taps inside the B & B and Café Gallery is filtered pure rain-water and is safe for drinking.
Please note: that all water supplied through garden irrigation hoses is dam water and not suitable for drinking. Alert signs are posted on each outside tap.
240V AC 50 Cycles/ sec
Competitive rates for Fax and Photocopy services are available. Please contact you hosts. Document printing is also available on request.
Fire Safety Procedures:
Please familiarise yourself with evacuation exits and procedures. A plan is posted in your room with the location and exit closest to your position. The emergency assembly area is at the lower level car park apposite the Cafe Gallery.
Your privacy is very important to us. If you do not wish to be disturbed simply place the Do Not Disturb sign on the outside of you door.
The Café Gallery may be booked for functions. Please discuss your requirements with your hosts. We are licensed for BYO alcohol consumed with meals. Therefore it is both pleasant and practical to hold functions outside the B & B facility so as not to disturb other guests. Music and entertainment can be sourced from local artists by arrangement.
There is a no party policy at Glen Aplin Gardens B & B house.
Glen Aplin Gardens is committed to providing a well-being environment. Smoking is not permitted in side this facility or outside in the grounds of the property as this is a fire hazard.
A room cleaning and deodorisation fee of $800 will be applied for non-compliance.
Guest are reminded that we are proud to be pet friendly. prior permission is required to have your pet stay and under NO circumstances are animals permitted inside the house. Your pet bed and or kennel should be erected outside your room on the verandah during the stay. Guide dogs are the exception to the rule.
Rubbish will be collected from your room bins daily. Should you require to dispose of items the rubbish bin is located at rear of house behind lattice work.
At Glen Aplin Gardens we aim to create a homelike environment for children who are accommodated in rooms the same as adults. We can supply games and hobby farm experiences with our farm animals. We have a cubby house in the garden in the front of the house.
Local by-laws require that there are only 2 persons per room. Parents must supervise children at all times. There are no roll-out beds supplied and room charges are as per schedule.
Laundry and clothes washing and ironing facilities:
Should you require use of laundry machines please ask you host for information. Soap sachets are able to be purchased at $2.50 and use of washing machine and dryer (if required) is $5.00 per load.
An ironing board and iron can be provided to your room on request.
Glen Aplin Gardens staff will launder and iron your clothes as per schedule fees list supplied in your room. Should you wish to avail yourself of this service please make arrangements with your host so we may enhance your holiday and relieve you of another routine chore.
Food storage and cooking facilities:
Local licensing requires us to comply with Food Safe regulations. Therefore guests are reminded that standard cleaning precautions and hygiene is required to ensure that food is stored, handled and refrigerated correctly. Use of the kitchen facility in this B & B for meal preparation is ultimately everyone’s responsibility. To ensure that the kitchen is tidy and clean, the Glen Aplin Gardens staff will clean the kitchen each morning. To make the environment pleasant for all, we would appreciate guest’s diligence in washing dishes & put away any food-stuff when necessary during other periods.
You may keep your food, wine and beverages in the kitchen refrigerator but please ensure you label your property.
The Glen Aplin Café Gallery restaurant will be open between 9.30 and 9pm daily for your dinning pleasure. We have included a menu in this information folder. Please arrange a booking with restaurant reception.
We have supplied a comprehensive list of local dinning options for your pleasure
Dining and entertaining:
We are proud to provide wholesome and tasty dishes at the Café Gallery restaurant.
Should you require a function or a quiet dinner for two please call Allan or Jennifer for bookings and your special requests.
Please keep noise to a minium at all times so other guests are not disturbed. Please be aware that not everyone stays up late. Please consider others and keep noise to a minimum after 9 pm. Non compliance may result in loss of accommodation.
Thank you from the Management
Glen Aplin Gardens