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Skywatch Observatory Domestays

Skywatch Observatory Domestays

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 private bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 private bath
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Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Gary And Merril is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Skywatch Observatory is a large mud brick building with local timber features and has been set up for you to have privacy and comfort while you view the stars or visit the other attractions of Coonabarabran and the Warrumbungle shire. A cooked breakfast and guided tour of the night sky are included with your booking.

Amenities

Cable TV
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
TV
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

Accessibility

Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the home’s entrance

200 Reviews

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James User Profile
James
May 2018
The Skywatch Observatory Homestay was such an amazing experience. Gary and Merril are so lovely and their hospitality is amazing. Gary’s night tour was such a great experience and he is extremely knowledgeable about astronomy (and many other topics!). You can’t get an experience …
Phil User Profile
Phil
May 2018
Once in a lifetime experience to get such a personal experience with the stars. Garry and Merril were fantastic hosts!
Ben User Profile
Ben
May 2018
Gary and Merril were amazing hosts. They made us feel very welcome and it felt like we had already been friends for years. The dome observatory was an incredible experience - one of the best experiences we've had. We got to see various stars and planets (I won't spoil it for eve…
Helen User Profile
Helen
May 2018
Great hospitality
Elisabeth User Profile
Elisabeth
May 2018
Absolutely great, interesting accommodation. Lovely hosts that go the extra mile to spoil their guests. Delicious dinners to come home to each night .... and the desserts .... superb. Not to forget the stargazing, interesting to hear Gary explain the fabulous nightsky.
Emma User Profile
Emma
April 2018
Gary and Merril are so lovely and welcoming, we had such a wonderful stay with them. the place is very close to the national park and five mins from the town centre. Gary's private astronomy tour was such a highlight of our trip and Merril makes fabulous food in the morning - wil…
Jodi User Profile
Jodi
April 2018
Love everything about this place, we will be back again at our next trip to Coonabarabran. Thank you Merril, Gary and your little host for making our stay such a wonderful one. We have learnt so much about astronomy, cooking, art, communication and relationships just in 2 short …

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Coonabarabran, AustraliaJoined in April 2012
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Gary And Merril is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Living is a process of letting go. Merril and I understand the many journeys we take to find purpose in our existence are but one part of the overall journey through lives experience. Merril is an Artist/Healer and Gary is a Scientist/Inventor and we are both experienced massag…
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