The Olde Lolly Shop Bed & Breakfast in Mintaro

Entire home hosted by Gail

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Furry friends welcome
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Relax and enjoy the ambience of stepping back in time and enjoy a unique stay at The Olde Lolly Shop Circa 1860. This stone and iron dwelling was originally a coach building business and is now our much loved home. We are delighted to be able to share with guests a private retreat with it's own entrance which is completely self contained with private amenities, separate living and bedroom area. Enjoy a slow combustion wood fire, deluxe spa and a cooked breakfast delivered to your door.

The space
We pride ourselves on providing our guests with a memorable and comfortable stay which is inclusive of:
Comfortable QS bed with quality linen and electric blankets
Quality towels and bathrobes
Flat Screen TV, DVD situated in comfortable separate lounge area
Port, chocolates, complementary bottle of wine and of course a "lolly" jar in keeping with the Olde Lolly Shop tradition
Continental Breakfast provisions available in your retreat
Fridge, Microwave. Kettle and Toaster
Outdoor BBQ and dining area available for your use
Outdoor undercover smoking area
Slow Combustion Wood Heater with wood provided (there is additional heating and cooling to cater for guest's preferences
Ceiling Fans
Free WiFi
Deluxe 2 person spa
Hairdryer and all toiletries are provided
Our guests have given feedback that all they need to do is pack their bags - everything else they could possibly need is provided.
We are happy to welcome your furry friend by arrangement

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Wifi
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Pets allowed
TV
Private backyard – Fully fenced
Indoor fireplace
Luggage drop-off allowed
Hair dryer

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4.95 out of 5 stars from 146 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Mintaro, South Australia, Australia

Our early settlers cottage was constructed circa 1860s in the State heritage listed town of Mintaro. The original cottage consisted of just two rooms with a lean-to containing rudimentary bathroom and kitchen facilities and of course the "long drop dunny" down the back of the property.
There is heritage listed stable complex comprising of three tack rooms built of local slate and stone. Our cottage was originally a part of a larger property and was the entrance to the historic fire engine museum.
In the 1990s "The Lolly Shop" traded at the front of the premises hence the name of the B&B.
It is reported that the only Australian female survivor of the Titanic, Eleanor Marsden lived in this dwelling. Eleanor survived in Lifeboat 16 on that fateful day and died in Sydney in 1936.

Hosted by Gail

  1. Joined in March 2017
  • 146 Reviews
  • Identity verified

During your stay

We live on site in a completely separate area and can be available at our guest's request, however respect their privacy. We are contactable 24 hours on our mobile phone. We will meet and greet our guests on arrival to confirm their cooked breakfast requirements including time they would like it delivered.
We live on site in a completely separate area and can be available at our guest's request, however respect their privacy. We are contactable 24 hours on our mobile phone. We will m…
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy