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3.8 out of 5

"Clean quiet and comfortable. Close to shops with plenty of info about restaurants tourist sites etc. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 20 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At Sonjas Bed and Breakfast you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Bottle House Mining Museum and John Murray Art Gallery. Highlights at this B&B include free self parking, a free airport shuttle and in-room kitchenettes.

All 4 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with DVD players, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies or patios and sitting areas. Kitchenettes come with fridges and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Additionally, coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans and hairdryers are available.

This business-friendly bed & breakfast offers free WiFi in public areas, a rooftop terrace and a library. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a garden and barbecues. Full breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 9 AM. There's also the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 3.5-star Lightning Ridge B&B include Big Sky Library Lightning Ridge and Cooper's Cottage.

Sunset Suite Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$145* Per night/room 13 Dec. - 14 Dec.

Butterfly Suite Family

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Opal Suite Double

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Miners Suite Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sonjas Bed and Breakfast ratings based on 21 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sonjas Bed and Breakfast

Everyone (12) Couples (5) Family (2)
4 out of 5
The service was friendly and the room was immaculate. However, the room was small and not as quiet as I'd have liked.

Posted by on 4 Nov. 2019

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5 Nov. 2019 by cheers Sonja

Thanks for your feedback. Not sure sure which room you were in but we have larger Queen rooms at back of house one being totally away from everyone.Miners room just in case you return for another visit.

4 out of 5
The location was quiet and rooms were cosy. Bed was so comfortable. Back patio area was a great place to sit and have a nice glass of wine after dinner

Posted by on 24 Jul. 2019

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26 Jul. 2019 by Sonja

Many Thanks. Hope to see you again.

4 out of 5
Pleasant stay and quiet room. Sonja was very welcoming.

Posted by on 18 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jun. 2019 by Sonja

Thank you . I am pleased you had an enjoyable stay.

4 out of 5
Great location with informative info in folder. Great view of sunset from back veranda.

Posted by on 21 May 2019

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23 May 2019 by Sonja

I am glad your time was enjoyable. Many Thanks

3 out of 5
Breakfast was extra $$. Also when looking for accommodation wotif quoted only one room left. In fact I was the only guest.

Posted by on 4 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 May 2019 by sonja

Yes we have accommodation with or without breakfast. Some guests prefer to have their own due to special requirements.

3 out of 5
Room was.very small breakfast price omg, didnt request it. Area was easing quite peaceful

Posted by on 1 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 May 2019 by Owner

Thank you for your feedback. I can see that we may have the wrong prices for breakfast online.

5 out of 5
Clean friendly and great breakfast would book again

Posted by , from Pukekohe N on 6 Apr. 2019

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11 Apr. 2019 by Sonja

Thank you for staying with us Peter, Would love to see you again. Safe travels. Cheers

2 out of 5
Sub standard accomodation.old and worn interior.cramped space..Actually very old house..poorly converted into bnb.

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 May 2019 by owner

Some people prefer quaint style of house. I have had some great comments on that room.

4 out of 5
The owner was very helpful and went above and beyond in meeting our needs. Very well run place.

Posted by , from Orange NSW on 14 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Oct. 2018 by Sonja

Thank you kindly for your review. I am glad your stay was comfortable.

5 out of 5
Clean quiet and comfortable. Close to shops with plenty of info about restaurants tourist sites etc.

Posted by on 20 Aug. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Aug. 2018 by Sonja

Many thanks for staying with Sonjas BNB. We hope to see you again . Cheers

Property Features

As a guest of Sonjas Bed and Breakfast, you'll find a rooftop terrace, a library, and tour or ticket assistance. Public spaces have free WiFi. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and An area shuttle are free. The business-friendly Sonjas Bed and Breakfast also features a BBQ, a garden, and a picnic area. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Lightning Ridge bed & breakfast.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 4 guestrooms or units
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sonjas Bed and Breakfast offers 4 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas and includes desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Flat-screen television
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM, please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property does not have a front desk. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in. Guests arriving after 6 PM must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • UnionPay
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 25.00 for adults and AUD 15 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sonjas Bed & Breakfast Lightning Ridge
  • Sonjas Bed & Breakfast
  • Sonjas Lightning Ridge
  • Sonjas Bed Breakfast
  • Sonjas Lightning Ridge
  • Sonjas Bed and Breakfast Bed & breakfast
  • Sonjas Bed and Breakfast Lightning Ridge
  • Sonjas Bed and Breakfast Bed & breakfast Lightning Ridge

You should know

  • Sonjas Bed and Breakfast offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.