About the Homestay
We have just retired, Valerie after many years as a nurse and Edward working with the Queensland Government Security. We love
socialising and meeting new people. We have travelled extensively and wish to return the hospitality shown to us on our travels
Our interests are entertaining family and friends, cooking, dining, keeping fit, beach, movies and travel
We present a new modern home with all the latest equipment, facilities and located in central Robina - walking distance less than 500 m
Our home has 2 guest bedrooms with aircon, new high quality double beds. We provide quality bed linen including towels etc
A modern fully equipped guest bathroom with full-size bath, shower and toilet also a separate powder room located on the ground floor is provided for guests' convenience
Bathroom products are provided with hairdryer etc
Guests' own sitting room is available with unlimited WIFi
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our home is in the heart of Robina and is 200 m/5 minute walking distance to Robina Shopping Centre - a large shopping complex which incorporates many restaurants, coffee houses, designer shops, Event Movies, McDonalds and heaps more.
We are 10 minutes from the Gold Coast surf beaches. Bond University and higher learning facilities are close by our home. Seaworld, Movieworld, Dreamworld and Coolangatta International Airport is about a 20 minutes drive. Our home is less than 5 minutes walking distance to restaurants and train/bus station, stadium, library and hospital.
The public transport is excellent with regular bus services to Broadbeach, Southport and Surfers Paradise, Brisbane, Brisbane international airport and Gold Coast airport also to the Bond and Griffith universities.
There are many clubs, fitness clubs, restaurants, bars, bikeways and walking tracks in this area all within walking distance
In the hills nearby is the beautiful Lamington National Rainforest Park, Springbrook and Tamborine Mountain famous for beautiful bushwalking and nature observation.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is nearby to come close to Australia wildlife where you are able to view, cuddle and feed kangaroos, koalas etc.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Enjoy your stay
Check in after 2pm
Check out by 10am
Free unlimited NBN WiFi and Foxtel
Please present identity document and payment on arrival - thank you
Breakfast 0800 - 1000 - earlier by arrangement
Tea and coffee making facilities provided for guests' use
Water is a precious commodity in Australia so I request that guests limit their shower times - thank you.
Please - the kitchen is not available for guests to prepare or cook their own meals. However, you may use the barbeque provided all is left as you found it
Laundry for private use only - a laundromat is located nearby please enquire
Our homestay is not suitable for small children or those unable to use the stairs or the bath. Shower over bath
Smoking is not allowed.
I had a wonderful stay at Valerie & Ted's beautiful home. They looked after me like family.
James and I had a fabulous stay at Valerie and Ted's beautiful home that exceeded all our expectations . They presented us with a lovely English breakfast every morning with homemade bread. The rooms were tastefully decorated and the comfortable bed were covered with bamboo sheets. An awesome experience and would highly recommend this homestay to everyone..
James and Elmarie
Thank you, Valerie and Ted. Excellent hosts, home away from home. Lovely breakfast. Very handy for shops, public transport, bistro's and cafés. Will definately stay again.
Second time at Valerie's and as usual a great and accomodating host.
I stayed in at the modern townhouse, Robina few months ago, and it was truly an amazing experience. It was my first time in Australia; and knowing I was so new to the place, the lovely couple owning B&B came all the way to pick me from the airport, shared their food, and even dropped me to my Uni the next day, without any extra charge. They are indeed very gracious and kind, and made me feel like home. I am immensely grateful to have been welcomed with so much kindness and friendliness. The room I stayed in was exceptionally clean, and looked after. Thank you so very much. I would be happy to stay there again, and will recommend it to others.
We had a wonderful weekend. Valerie made us feel more than welcome. This was very important as it was our first Home stay. The home was immaculate and comfortable and within walking distance of Robina shopping precinct. Thanks for a great stay.
PS. I normally never give full marks on any survey.
This was my first Homestay experience. I was sick of hotels and needed to be in close poximity to a house i was selling. Valerie and Ted's company and standards were exactly what i was looking for. Their home is as new. Excellent healthy breakfast was provided in a relaxed no hurried atmosphere. I have nothing but praise for Valerie and Ted's hospitality. My bedroom was 5 star quality. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
They are so nice and lovely people! We had a really nice stay. Also nice talks during the breakfast!:)
Would do it again!
Great/clean accommodation for a good price. Good response time for accommodation.
Both hosts are really nice. Beautifully decorated house.
The only slight feedback is around the cat sitting in the guest TV/sitting area.
Now I understand that it was mentioned in the advert that there is a cat in the house but I am not sure if it should be allowed to hang out in the guest sitting area. My wife is paranoid about cats to the extent of being terrified which for some reason the host found amusing without trying to understand the background(a childhood incident).
Both hosts were really helpful however and did take the cat out straight away on request.
Overall I would recommend the accommodation.
Amazing people Mrs Valarie and Mr Ted really know how to welcome first timers to Australia, I am a student and came to stay with them for one night until my university accommodation would have started, they have an amazing town house and in a very great location just near Robina town center. They also drove me to the university the next morning
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.