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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night with our kids after 4weeks motorhome-holiday. Rooms are very clean and cosy. Excellent and very tasty breakfast with tropical fruit and best jam ever (Carol, please export Thema to us in Germany!). WE really felt like coming home!

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Tobias and family, - it was our pleasure to ensure your final night in Australia was as comfortable and restful as possible. Before your arrival, we visited the Growers Market at Rapid Creek and purchased the whole range of seasonal tropical fruit from Jack Fruit to Star Apples for you all to taste and enjoy. So pleased you also enjoyed...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Carol and Geoff..... what lovely people! They helped make my stay in Darwin a memorable one, not to mention enjoyable. On my first night I got in at about 1.30am and there was Carol, waiting for me to arrive with a big smile on her face. Each night of my stay was comfortable and I felt very safe. My room...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you "Seethrufear" so much for your beautiful review of our property - it was our pleasure to have you stay with us on your recent visit to Darwin. I'm glad you loved your room - we aim to provide our best facilities for our guests enjoyment and I"m pleased you enjoyed your new bed! Every time I see some...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Thank you so much for such a brilliant holiday in Darwin. Carol and Geoff went above and beyond to make us feel incredibly welcome. They even contacted us prior to our arrival to offer very useful travel tips for our entire holiday in NT. Breakfast was absolutely delicious (and home made), the beds were so comfortable and it was great...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Harriet and Josh, Thank you for your delightful review of our business - we truly enjoyed providing options for you to consider as you planned your visit to the Darwin and the Top End. We are so pleased we were able to add to your experiences and make your stay incredible and memorable for all the right reasons. As a...

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Carol Geoff and Alan are a delightful family who welcome you as their own into their home.The rooms are beautifully fitted out.Bfast is served in a delightful way-beautiful linen,crockery and food. Cup of tea at the end of the day and discussion on the plans for the next day was very much appreciated. Then the cool bag,snacks and coffee to...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments - our aim is to ensure our guests have a SUPER holiday a mix of Surprising, Unforgettable, Peaceful, Experiences while Relaxing in the Top End. So glad we were able to make your holiday Special - it was our pleasure. Happy travels, Carol, Geoff and Allen.

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely homey stay with a delightful family. The home was impeccably clean, and hospitality very generous. Very suitable for any traveller with a mobility disability or impairment. We used public transport to get around and this was made easy by the location. Also there was fast WiFi.

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a surprise - meeting a couple originally from South West Victoria and what stories you shared with Geoff. We are so glad you were able to spend a few days revisiting Darwin - it has changed since you were here as a small child - but I'm pleased you were able to explore and enjoy the new Darwin -...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2015

As a solo traveller I wanted an alternative to a hotel room. I am so glad that I found Bromeliad B&B! From the moment Carol & Geoff came out to meet my cab I knew I had found a special place. Their home is immaculate, comfortable, warm & friendly. I appreciated all the stories & advice on things to see...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Darwin. We take pride in sharing out city and local attractions with visitors - particularly showing you some of my special places I've added to our Map on our web site. Its always a pleasure to talk to our visitors and I'm pleased you enjoyed your cruise to say goodbye for...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I stayed for 9 nights at this lovely b&b in Karama, Darwin. The family were so inviting and couldn't do enough to make my stay as enjoyable as possible. They made me feel like part of the family. Accomodation with own large ensuite and use of fridge etc was great. Room was lovely and clean with overhead fan and air...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments about our home and garden, as a family we try to ensure all our guests have a SUPER holiday in our home. We hope you gather some surprising, or unforgettable and sometimes peaceful experiences while you are relaxing and enjoying your stay in the Top End. So glad you had a great stay, Cheers....

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Central location, comfortable home, great rooms with all facilities and warm friendly hosts. We loved the days we had at Bromeliad. Strolling around the tropical garden is a must for those who love gardening, made even more special by the birdlife - some of whom nested at eye level in the foliage. The fab breakfast is made even more special...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we really enjoyed your company and you'll be pleased to know the creaky bed is no more - our new bed has been installed and we have spent time to ensure this bed has no squeaks or creaks! Thanks for your feedback - it is important to us so we can be sure to...

Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

10/6/15. We felt like we were visiting family such was the warmth and inviting atmosphere that Carol has created along with husband Jeff, son Allan and daughter in law Karen at Bromeliad B & B. Carol's attention to detail such as chocolates on our bed, cool towel and water on our arrival, quality bath products, bottled water always available, delicious...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really enjoyed your company and conversations about our varied life experiences. I am so pleased you enjoyed the little touches we add to make our guest experience in our home memorable for all the right reasons. So pleased you enjoyed the cool bedroomroom, the Aussie Continental Breakfast and our location - close...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2015

A home away from home. Quiet location. Excellent hosts. Very clean. Nothing too much trouble. Carol, Geoff and Allan went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. We asked if their was the chance of a shower stool. It was there the following morning. We asked if they had any folding chairs we could borrow...

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Carol M, Owner at Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for providing a review of our home for TripAdvisor. The aim of our home away from home is to ensure our guests feel as comfortable during their stay with us as they would if they were still at home. We are happy to provide the little extras that you can't always bring with you but are things that...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Bromeliad. Our ground level open plan home has obtained our Australian Tourism Accreditation Program qualifications. We are members of Hosted Accommodation Australia. Thank you for deciding to consider staying in our home and share our facilities. Our property is very flat with no steps or stairs (except into the Swimming Pool). Broad concrete or paved paths allow you to wander around our property. Our home is suitable for couples or individuals who are independent and who enjoy a home away from home holiday. On arrival you will find your room has a complimentary toiletries package and small pack of chocolates for your enjoyment. Your en suite (wet room) has power points, light and exhaust fan facilities include a hand basin, adjustable shower, dual flush toilet, small shelves for toiletries, several grab rails and Mirrors. The HDMI TV and Air Conditioner in each bedroom have remote controls while the ceiling fan, 2 bedside tables, hanging space, luggage rack, clock radio and 2 bedside lamps complete the fittings. We have a choice of Queen or Double bedrooms (and offer a trundle single bed in the double room on request for a fee of $50 per night) beds have quality linen, continental quilts and covers, pillows, cushions and mats. Our in-ground 60,000l salt water pool meets the Australian Standard and we have a hydraulic lifter for people with mobility issues to access the pool. Each room is provided with a variety of the World's Softest Towels, for your bathroom and we also provide towels for use in our pool. Our home is on a large suburban block with dual entrances and we are fortunate to have a variety of birds, frogs and possums visit us from time to time. Our property is securely fenced with a remote controlled electric front gate for vehicles and a personal access inward opening gate for our guests. We have under cover off street parking for your vehicle - shade in the dry season and shelter in the wet season. We provide an Australian Continental breakfast which showcases many of the exotic fruit and honey found only in the top end. Please advise if you have any special dietary requests. Breakfast is served at a time to suit our guests and you may eat inside or outside under the back pergola. A refrigerator is available for guests use. If you would like help to plan your visit or find a special gift to take home please do not hesitate to ask. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to Darwin and share our experiences over the past 20 years with our guests. Carol and Geoff McKenzie ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bromeliad Bed and Breakfast

Address: 26 Copra Cres | Karama, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: ₹ 7,352 - ₹ 7,603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“we choose the double room with ready access to external patio and pool area”
 of 5 bubbles ElizabethMelbourne51, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Two rooms available. Both rooms were off the main passage way. I had the queen size bed room next to the main family lounge”
 of 5 bubbles Feathervan, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles Cal100, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
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