Be assured your stay will exceed your expectations. Read what some of our guests have to say about A Good Rest B&B.

Thank you for your hospitality, it was certainly "A Good Rest".
Anja, Holland - Oct 2017

Thank you Margaret & Alf for a very pleasant stay in your beautiful home.  The breakfast choices are yummy and the garden is very well maintained.  My pet enjoyed spending time in the garden & so did we.  Thanks for sharing your knowledge of the area with us making it easier to plan our time spent in A.S.  Hope many more guests get to spend time with a lovely couple.  Thanks again.
Hilary, Peter & Missy, Vic - Sept 2017 

This is a "very" special place with "special" people.  Margaret has been very thoughtful & helpful - Thank you.  Alf is a "world of knowledge" Sp, we know where to go next trip.
Turid & Ben, NSW - Sept 2017

Thank you Margaret & Alf for a peaceful home away from home while we celebrated our nieces 21st birthday.  It was nice to see the old town again.  We wanted for nothing and breakfast in your lovely garden was a highlight, especially for Rosso.  Best wishes to you both.
Rob & Estelle, Sth Australia - Aug 2017

We have spent a wonderful night. Margaret made us feel like at home with a wonderful hospitality.  Many thanks !!!  We recommend this special B&B to all Italian and other nationality people travelling to Alice Springs.
Elena & Filippo, Italy - Aug 2017

Margaret is so thoughtful and helpful.
Bruce & Allison, NSW - July 2017

Thank you for the great stay, lovely company and wonderful food.  Beyond expectations.
Camilla & Peter,  - July 2017

This is a fantastic place to live for your holiday!  The room, everything in it, clean and tidy.  The host and hostess are very good people.  They took very good care of us while we were here.  Fantastic experience!  Loving you Margaret and Alf.  Thank  you very much.  We will be back again if you have the chance.
Jo & (Chemy), Keiravelle - July 2017

Thank you both for the lovely stay, you both are beautiful people - thank you for letting us have Angus stay (fur baby) and treating him like he was at Nanna & Pops.  🙂  o x
Stan & Tracy, Adelaide - July 2017

Thank you for having us and making us feel so welcome.  You made us feel right at home and making a wonderful breaky.  All the best for the business.  Lots of thanks from Grant, Tegan & Tom
Grant, Tegan & Tom, Vic 2017

Thank you for having us in your beautiful home.  Margaret & Alf, you made us feel welcome and right at home from the moment we walked in the door.  And the breaky was fabulous. M&M
Mano  & Monica, Vic - July 2017

A lovely restful place to stay after several days on the road.  Margaret & Alf were warm welcoming hosts in a beautiful home, thank you!
Natasha, Robert & Miranda, Vic - July 2017

I'll come back again.
Ye, China - July 2017

Thank you for a fabulous place to stay! it was a refreshing change form a standard motel.  We will definitely call again.  Thanks again!
Emma & Luke, Tennant Creek - July 2017

Thank you Margaret and Alf for the wonderful, relaxing stay and for getting up so early! All the best for your business.
Michael & Allison, Perth - July 2017

We were the first Chinese here, very special memory.  Margaret & Alf are very nice host more than our expectation.  The house is beautiful, very clean.  The host do everything themselves and with high standard.  Their own life style gave us very much surprise.  The BBQ with them was Yang's first experience.  will always be in our mind.  This time in Australia, we got many surprises and staying here is the most one in Alice Springs.
Rang & Yang, China - July 2017

We were meet with such a warm welcome by Margaret & Alf.  A Good Rest B&B is absolutely gorgeous with every home comfort you can wish for.  Sadly our stay was only short but we feel like firm friends all ready.  We look forward to coming to stay again.  Alice Springs has so much to offer that you could easily spend weeks here.  A huge thank you to you both for making a special stay.
PS: Hugh thank you from Ben for looking after me while Mum & Dad explored. 🙂  🙂  xx
Ian, Sue & Ben,  Edgewater WA - June 2017

I cant thank you enough for all the trouble.  Yours Fari & Benjamin
Fari, Qld - June 2017

Thank you very much for the lovely stay, you made us feel very welcome.  You are really great hosts.  Thanks Sabine
Sabine,  Germany - June 2017

A very welcome rest after the Larrapinta Trek! Comfy warm and great house. Thanks
Deb, Brisbane - June 2017

Thank you Margaret & Alf for an absolutely Exceptional stay!  You were completely accommodating and provided the best service ever.  Bruce was absolutely besotted with you! We cannot thank you enough for all you did for us during our stay - looking after Bruce while we  camped.  We look forward to coming back!
Robert, Natasha & Bruce, Perth - June 2017

Thanks so much for fitting us in at the last minute.  What a fantastic home you have, you made us feel very welcome.  Take care and hope to see you again one day.  Cheers
Jan & Darren, June 2017

Dear Margaret, Dear Alf, Thank you for your nice accommodation in your house and your hospitality we felt really welcomed.  thanks for the warm sleeping bags.
Hannah and Volker, Germany - June 2017

We had a terrific stay. All the best 🙂
Wes & Di, Canada May 2017
Thanks so much for a very lovely stay.  You both make your home very relaxing and welcoming.  A wonderful time - Thank you xxx.
Chris & Graeme, Vic -  May 2017 - travelling with Wes & Di, above
From the hosts: Thanks to all of you for the gifts and I have had them engraved with both Name and Dates that you were here.  That way, every time we use them, we will think of you all.

Hello Margaret, This is just a short email to thank you again for having us at you place.  As always, I had a very relaxing time in Alice which I desperately needed!  Special thanks for letting me invite my friends for dinner.  Hope to see you again soon.  Kind regards.
Fari, Qld - May 2017

Dear Margaret & Alf, We thank you so very much for the warm welcome.  You have opened your home to us and made us feel part of your family.  Thanks a million.
Charly & Brigette, Belgium - April 2017

Thanks for hosting us in your desert escape!  You made us feel very welcome.  All the best.
Greg, Sian, Harrison & Zoey, Canberra - April 2017

Margaret & Alf, We very much enjoyed our stay in your house, your hospitality and loving care.  Also special; after you picked us up from the Ghan, you gave us a sightseeing tour and even went shopping with us! 🙂  We wish you all the best! xx
Aad, Gerdy, Cees & Wilme, The Netherlands - April 2017 

Beautiful, comfy and very warm, thank you both for a great stay.
Carmen, Evelyn and Dean, All from Cairns - April 2017
From the hosts:
Great photo on Facebook of you Dean on the Didgeridoo

Thank  you Margaret and Alf for the nice stay, lovely and kind company, yummy breakfast the amazing hospitality.  Everything was nice, impact so nice I will come back. Finally thank you for being you!
Guler xxx,  Sydney - April 2017

Alf & Margaret, we sincerely thank you for your warm hospitality.  After such sadness you both made us and our children feel very welcome!  A home away from home was the perfect place, gave us such comfort in being here.  Many thanks from the bottom of our hearts! (picture of a heart)  xxx
Daniel & Deanna, Alice Springs, - Mar 2018
Footnote from Alf & Margaret - We were so sad to hear of your loss especially at such a young age.

Thank you Margaret & Alf for making me feel so welcome in your pretty home.  I appreciated very much your care and kindness.  Everything just perfect!
Isabel, Chile - Feb 2017

Thank you so much!  I've loved the comfort and friendliness your home provides.  Billy and Indy found your yard and villa very welcoming and made themselves at home.
We wish you all the best for 2017.
🙂  Nat & Evan, Katherine, NT 2017

Margaret & Alf, Thank yo for the hospitaliry and warm talk at the kitchen table.  Merry Christmas and all the best for 2017
Margriet en Fons. The Netherlands - Dec 2016

Nice Oasis in the middle of the road to Uluru.  Good People very kind and helpful.

Riccardo - Travelling on a motor bike to Uluru, - Nov 2016

Dear Margaret,  & Dear Alf
We thank you very much for you warm welcome in your house and the great hospitality as well as the very useful tips.  We had a lovely stay here.
Michael, Christine, Manfred, Mechthild - Nov 2016

Dear Margaret & Alf, Thank you so much for the big hospitality, the warm welcome, the nice meals, the information and the nice talking.  And that in just one day!  Great!!  🙂
With love from Holland.
Heine & Marjon, Holand - Oct 2016

Thank you for everything. We had a really nice stay.  We enjoyed it much.  Best Wishes
Tim & Mandy, Germany - Oct 2016

Dear Margaret & Alf,  Many thanks for the kind hospitality.  It was a short stay, but a very pleasant stay.  Thank you.
Yvonne, The Netherlands  - Oct 2016

Margaret & Alf, Thank you for making our stay so comfortable.  You both go above and beyond to accommodate our every need. Breakfast cooked every morning was awesome!  Thank you for letting us bring our team friends into your home it was a great night.  A Good Rest B&B is definitely a fantastic place to stay.  We will be sure to let my family and friends know where you are.  Until we meet again, Take Care anad we will stay in touch! Love Trevor and his angels. xx
Kerry & John,  Jane & PaulineSouth Australia - Oct 2016

What a "lovely'' welcome we received from Margaraet and Alf  "Thank you for your hospitality and sharing your beautiful home - "like home away from home".  We will be recommending you to family and friends.
Steve & Jenni, South Australia - Oct 2016

We loved the worm hospitality and great breakfast at "A Good Rest B&B"  Thanks so much for looking after us.
Helen & Jim, Vic - Oct 2016

Great stay, the most friendly hosts always looking to do whatever they can for me!!  Though my stays were only overnight - travelling otherwise the outback -  I'd enjoyed everything here in this house.
Rebecca - Wiesen, Germany - Sept 2016

Dear Margaret & Alf, many thanks for giving us such a nice treat! Never before did we enjoy such a nice atmosphere. We stayed in the private villa for 3 nights, enjoyed breakfast. Everything we asked, was solved in a matter of seconds. We hope to meet you again, where-ever,when-ever. All the best for you and we will keep in touch. I felt at home, Roelof & Robert
Roelof & Robert, The Netherlands - Sept 2016

Laviah, luxumous & lovely! Thank you very much for your thoughtful care & endless hospitality. We have enjoyed our stay enoumorsly. Blessings abundant!
Andrew & Diana, Hamshire, Sept 2016

Dear Margaret & Alf. Thank you for letting us stay with you, for your hospitality, good tips & the wine you offered us. One can not hope for a better place to stay! (both B!) Love Herman & Mary-lo
Herman & Mary-lou, The Netherlands - Sept 2016

We very much enjoyed the stay! Thank you Margaret & Alf for letting us stay in your beautiful home and looking after Scout, so we could enjoy a beautiful meal around the corner. Your warm welcoming was wonderful after a long drive from Darwin as a half way piont to our wedding in Victoria. We will definately be returning and telling all our friends and family. Lots of love, Linda & Zac
Linda, Zac & Scout (the dog), Darwin NT - Sept 2016

I had a lovely 2 days stay at your place. Its really nice, quiet & comforting. I felt very welcome here. Thanks Margaret & Alf for your hospitality. I have been taken care of very nicely!
Regards, Hanneke The Netherlands - Sept 2016

Thank you Margaraet & Alf. We needed a good rest & a good breakfast after a long journey to get to Alice Springs & that is what you gave us. We arrived late but your welcome was warm. You helped us & we will never forget it. Gracias! Muy agradable y une bornity expenercic.
Daniel, Leticia, Felix & Noemi, Spain - Sept 2016

Thank you Margaret & Alf. Your warm welcome was much appreciated after a long days driving. “A GOOD REST B&B” is just that! Your home is a credit to you both. A perfect place for the weary traveller. We will recommend you B&B to all our friends & family.
Rosa & Darrell, Bunbury W.A. - Sept 2016

Merci beaucoup pour cet excellent séjour avec vous. Nous apprécions vraiment votre gentillesse et votre hospitalité Translation -Thank you very much for this excellent stay with you.

We really appreciate your kindness & your hospitality.
Patrick Palrice & Domiuque, France - Aug 2016

Thank you, dear Margaret & Alf, for the wonderful (but sadly shortn) stay! Evening & dinner were fantaastic (very yummy dessert !!!). The villa was beautiful & we slept very well! Thank you so much again for your hospitality! smile
Myrna, Anja & Frank, Germany, July 2016

Dear Margaret & Alf, Thank you so much for your warm welcome & generous hospitality. We would never have seen so much if you hadn’t got us organised! We also really appreciated your insights into the culture, way of life on the Northern Territory. I (Wendy) want to come back to walk the Mac!
Wendy Vic, Mary & Helen, England - July 2016

We so enjoyed our stay in your beautifully run, very welcoming house. Selicious breakfast to meet several different tastes! Such comfortable beds - Thankyou for your very pleasant hospitality. Will talk others visiting the Alice about you.
Brian, Victoria, Oliver, Mark & Jane, Canada & NSW - July 2016

From the Hosts: The next few comments are about Rudy and Rebecca who looked after our property and guests while we had holiday. They did a wonderful job and we really appreciated it.

Thank you Rebecca, Rudy, Alf & Margaret for such a lovley place to stay! We enjoyed the company of Rebecca & Rudy - very nice people! The villa was such a nice place to stay! Would highly recommend it to others! Thank you so much again.
Kerri & Matt, Milford, CT USA - July 2016

Thank you Rudi & Rebexxa (great stand-in hosts) for your warm welcome and hospitality, What a lovely place to stay….. The Villa is terrific!
Janette & Andrew, NSW - June 2016

This stay has been exceptional Rebecca & Rudi are excellent hosts. Thank you so much for your hospitality. Loved the breakfasts!
Sonya & Josef, Qld - June 2016

Sorry about the early mornings. Thank you Rudy & Rebexxa for being great hosts. Loved the breakfasts.
Craig, Vic - June 2016 for the Finke Desert Race

We have had a wonderful time staying at A Goos Rest B&B. Rebecca and Rudy have been excellent hosts and most accommodating.<>
Ivan, Kerry & Family, Vic - June 2016 for the Finke Desert Race.

Thank you so much for your wonderful
Don, Vic / Alice Springs - June 2016

Dear Margaret & Alf, we enjoyed our short stay. Thank you for your kind hospitality. And what a beautiful home. We wish you both a wonderful stay in Europe. Friendly greetings.
Wim & Marian, The Netherlands - May 2016

Thanks Margaret & Alf for the very nice stay at your B&B. Your hospitality is greater than great! Nice room, nice garden, nice breakfast, nice tea’s. Everything was nice! Perfect! Thanks again for everything. Groeten van Cora.
Cora, The Netherlands - May 2016

Dear Margaret, Dear Alf, Thank you so much for your most amazing hospitality. I had a great time in Alice even though it was too short. Thanks a lot for showing me around, for the lovely breakfast, tasty wine & beautiful dinner. I will definitely recommend your place & I do hope I will be able to come back one day. Vielen Dank und bis bald. Julia.
Julia, Hamberg Germany - May 2016

Thanks for having me. Lovely accommodation, breakfast & company. Recommend!
Matt, Diangle - May 2016

Had a lovely time at this B&B. Very pleasant couple make me & my little dog feel at home. Already lookiing forward to coming back here!
Fari, Qld - May 2016

We arrived at Margarets & Alfs lovely home after a 5 day road trip to the Red Centre. A wonderful welcome & a cup of tea on our arrival. Felt at home imediately, so relaxed. Thank you so much for a such a lovely relaxing time. We will recommend you to anone who decides to make a trip to Alice Springs. Thank you.
Nicole & Mark, Albergele UK - April 2016

What a lovely home & such brilliant hosts. So welcoming & caring. While away on a trip to Uluru, under the stars I dreamt of my bed & breakfast back with them! We had a very “Good Rest” with them on our trip. Thank you so much lovely Margaret & Alf.
How I wish we could spend another day in Alice.Smokie tune.
Janet & Michael, England - Feb 2016

I had a very nice stay at Margaret & Alf’s. Great landscape & great stay. It is not possible to get more, Alice & to the outback I will never forget.
Hans, Germany - Feb 2016

From the Hosts, Alf & Margaret
To all our guests and the friends that we have made over the period to time, Alf & I would like to thank you for your lovely comments and for all the cards, which have gone into our guests book, and all the gifts given. We thank you all so much, we really appreciate the friendships that we have made.

Thank you very much for the nice stay. It is a great place! Wish you all the best!
Andreas & Ilona, Germany - Dec 2015

Thanks so much for making our stop over so comfortable ! The dogs enjoyed themselves & so did we. Take care! Many Thanks smile
Troy Jessie & baby Charlotte, Ozzie & Beau - Dec 2015

Another great stay - flies home for 3 nights. What a luxury ! Alf & Margaret are wonderful hosts and made us and Baxter (dog) welcome. On our way home to Tassie - great last memories of the Red Centre.
Amanda & Darryl Massie, Tassie - Nov 2015

Thank you for a lovely time. We appreciate all you did to make us comfortable. The room was wonderful and the garden/pool area was gorgeous. Thanks, Margaret & Alf fir all your hospitality!
Joe & Susie Camp, Grand Rapids, MI, USA - Nov 2015

Lovely times. Lovely B&B. Our 1st trip to Oz and the Alice was a must - but by staying with Margaret & Alf, we were graceful hosts & Full of ideas of how to make our visit truly memorial - Best Always.
John & Bonnie Homier, Houston, TX, USA - Nov 2015

It was my very first stay in a B&B’s and - believe me - I was sceptical how it would be! But - surprise, surprise! Very comfortable, very nice - I felt immediately like home ! But - I sware - with much more service smile ! Also Margaret drove me around down town and showed, what could be of interest for me - great ! U’ll really enjoy my staying with Margaret and Alf. Thanks for all ! Love - Yours Heidrum
Heidrum Warnicke, Germany - Oct 2015

Warm welcome from our friendly hosts Margaret & Alf. They told us a lot of what we could do in and around Alice Spring. Glad Margaret called our next tour operator, we will be picked up two hours earlier. Very good breakfast, food everyone’s liking. Thanks for the wonderful stay. Big kisses, Kitty & Yves xxxx
Kitty & Yves van Nuffel, Belgium - Oct 2015

Margaret & Alf, thank you for everything. We felt very welcome.
Anneke & Bart, Oct 2015

We arrived here yesterday evening. We were surprised by the warm welcome, the service and the nice hosts. After being so tired from our outback tour, we were really happy that we could clean everything up and have a rest in this warm home. After exploring some things in Alice Springs, we will proceed our journey in a relaxed state of mind. Thanks
Rene & Marilyn Jansen, Oct 2015

We arrived on the 2nd October 2015 after a flight from Cairns. We had a friendly welcome and got some useful tips for visiting Alice Springs and neighbourhood. Later that evening, we had a nice chat with your landlord and lady (hosts) with a good glass of wine. After a good night rest we have a wonderful breakfast so that was a good start for the rest of our journey to the outback.
Ryk & Mico Dikkenberg, Oct 2015


So, I came into Alice Springs & was very much surprised to find such nice people to comfort me & fell me feeling at home! There was not only a room, there was so much more; wine nice kalbs with Margaret & Alf & you did so much extra for me. Bringing me in town to the Flying Doctors, to the Telegraph Station, eating here, feeling me at Home! That’s so much/many different than staying in a hotel where you’re lonely! After a come back after a 5 day camping & my clothes were washed & dry all at once. I felt really at home here. Thank you so very much for all this being the first time in Australia to see the country where my son Freeh was so happy this year that I want to see it myself! And so I did. It was very nice seeing the School of the Air & the “Outlands” the desert & the long, long, roads. When ever you come to Holland; you just call me & I show you where I live & be happy.
Maria v.d.Welering - Holland Sept, 2015

We had only one night in the place. It was very good. Nice & good room excellent breakfast & a lot of additional information for our trip to Ayers Rock & surroundings. An address that needs to be recommended to everyone travelling in B&B’s.
Roel & Janny - Holland, Sept 2015

Thank you Margaret & Alf for a wonderful time. You’re hospitality is to be admired, we really felt “at home”. Thanks a lot, all the best
Klasien & Louk - Holland, Sept 2015

A wonderful B&B. Welcoming, friendly, great facilities & to top it off * superb breakfast. Thank you so much Margaret & Alf
Janice & Greg - Australia, Sept 2015

We had a wonderful time here in Alice Springs! Thanks so much for your hospitality!
Sarah & Tim - Sydney, Australia, Sept 2015

Thank you for having us stay in your beautiful home. We enjoyed our talks with you & felt so at home - like “family” Your assistance with our continuing stay in your friend Jeanette’s home is so much appreciated. Till we meet again - thanks.
Ron & Joyce - Sydney, Australia, Aug 2015

We enjoyed a comfortable & companionable overnight here : ) Arrived as “refugees” from the winter cold & were greatly warmed by Margaret & Alf’s extensive hospitality.
Doug & Rachel - CA USA, Aug 2015

Thank you for the warm welcome & your tips about where to go in Alice & on our trip to Uluru & West MacDonnell’s. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here & the nice shower to wash all the red dust off. Happy travels to you both.
Els & Antonio - Holland, Aug 2015

Thank you for such a warm welcome on a chilly Alice evening. Cosy and comfy accommodation in your lovely, spotless villa. See you next time. S&S
Sunil & Susan - Qld, July 2015

Many thanks for the helpful & professional hospitality by lovely people.
Schmitz Family - Germany, July 2015

Thank you for the wonderful stay, you have made our introduction to Alice very hospitable. Connor knows good people when he meets them & was very comfortable here. You have a very beautiful home, thank you for sharing it with us.
Anne, Maurie & Connor Taylor - Formally from Sheffield Tassie, now Harts Range - June 2015

Thanks for the fabulous breakfast and wonderful company. Margaret & Alf you are great hosts & have given us plenty to miss about Alice Springs.
Kristy, Richard & Miles Anderson, Warrnambool, Vic June 2015

I had a very pleasant time here being with Margaret & Alf. You feel yourself at home giving you a special feeling. Doing lots of things to feel yourself very at home. Margaret & Alf thanks a lot, hope to see you again someday. Jaap
Jaap Hafe - Holland, June 2015

We had a great time with Margaret and feel us very welcome, loved the dinner she cooked for us. Enjoyed the waving on the street when we go on tour. It give us the feeling from our school trip when we are young. Back of the trip she washed all our dirty cloths so we can fresh follow our trip. Thank you Margaret & Alf, it was amazing with you. Hope you can the same hospitality on your trip in Canada.
Carino & Henny Sunderman - Holland, June 2015

When we came here all our clothes were soaking wet - the suitcases had been out in the rain on the airport in Sydney. Margaret helped us with drying, washed even our clothes, gave us a nice cup of tea in the garden. In the evening we went to a restaurant with Margaret & Alf in the neighbourhood. after our Safari, there was a warm welcome again. We had a wonderful dinner (fish & chips). Thank you both Margaret & Alf for your hospitality. Hope to see you again!
Alice Koopmans & Hanneke Veenema - Holland April 2015

From the first moment we arrived we felt “at home”. Margaret looked after us these days like a mother. Alf told us a lot about the history, politics of the NT, aboriginals and Australian football. For us it was more that a B&B!!! We were helped & advised about a lot of things. Thank you for this great stay!
Mieke & Edi - The Netherlands, April 2015

Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. We were very well looked after and it felt like home. Great breakfast too! Thanks again.
Debbie & Ted Gormly, Lavington Vic - April 2015

Thank you so much for making our stay in Alice Springs so comfortable. We appreciated the time you had to take us into town or prepare breakfast smile All the best! (Alles Geok for die Zukunft)

< A few new vocabularies fir your German skills, take care.
Martina, Thomas & Antonia - Hamburg Germany, April 2015

Thank you very much for the best breakfast. It was very pleasure to meet you. Your house is really great & the rooms are very comfortable. The decoration & the pictures are very nice.
Sieglinde & Antonius Klor - March 2015

Your B&B is easily the cosiest & most family-like of all we’ve been to. It is amazing to experience life in Alice Springs feeling like belonging to a local family. It’s easy to see your passion in running this nice place & everything we’ve experienced here was fantastic. Thank you for nice chats with a glass of wine. Thank you for amazing breakfast (“we really think you would win in my kitchen rules”!)Thank you for all the smiles. Already missing this place…..Lithuanian Flag Representing the first citizens in your B&B! smile Donas & Migle, Vilnius Lithuania, March 2015

It was really a pleasure to meet you. You really gave us a very nice stay. Unfortunately it was a bit too short. Really your way to ” include” us in your family was brilliant. We also appreciated your tour guiding, it was the only time we found that during our 8 week trip it was a bit like being home. Thanks for that and have a good time. Stay Healthy.
Andrea & Karl Heinz, Germany - March 2015

I really enjoyed my stay with you! Thanks a lot for you hospitality, the “going out”, the wonderful breakfast and of course the excellent conversation. Take care! And enjoy your trip through Europe.
Lydia, Germany - March 2015

Thank you sooo much for the very short but pleasant stay. A lovely place to be in Alice! Hope to see you in Hamburg. smile
Stephanie, Germany - Jan 2015

Translated from German
Although it was just a short stay, we will remember the hospitality of Margaret & Alf for a long time. Thanks a lot.
Ralf & Anya, Germany - Jan 2015

Lovely people and a very pleasant stay. Thank you for your efforts.
Nigel & Hyun Laidlaw, Katherine NT - Jan 2015an 2015

Translated from German
Dear Margaret, Dear Alf,
Many, many thanks for your loving hospitality and the elated surprise on the occasion of Jorg’s 50th birthday. We have felt as if we were at home. Stay healthy and high-spirited. With the best wishes from Berlin.
Bea, Jorg & Axel, Germany - Dec 2014 & Jan 2015

Translated from German
It is very nice accommodation & all the wishes are fulfilled. One feels at home.
Bea, Jorg & Axel, Germany - Dec 2014 & Jan 2015

Translated from German
We had a very friendly welcome by these two very, very nice people that I got to know. I hope that you will stay healthy and good humoured as you are now. Thank you Sabine.
Sabine, Germany - Dec 2014

Thank you very much for the warm welcome and how you made us feel at home. We enjoyed a lot the talks we had together about art and about the way of life in Australia. We also were impressed about the help you gave us for the trips we made here. Thank you very much.
Marnix & Christine, Belgium - Nov 2014

A wonderful day out from the outback. A super big breakfast and a very friendly host with great advise. Many thanks.
Rolf & Karin Degen, Germany - Nov 2014

Margaret & Alf, thank you very everything it was like coming home!! It was nice that you go for dinner with me. I have had a great time with you.
Rina Verwey, Holland - Nov 2014


“A very good rest! great to get away from the travelling crowds, a beautiful home and garden with artwork & conversation, regards local interests, good walks nearby too!”
April 2013

“What a perfect place to stay at the end of our trip to the Red Centre. We felt like we were in a home away from home and nothing was too much effort for Margaret & Alf. Wonderful cooking, wonderful people and a wonderful home!”
Matt & Sarah - Brisbane Australia

“How much we appreciated such a warm welcome into Margaret & Alf’s wonderful home. Nothing was too much trouble and a perfect introduction to Alice Springs”
Pat & Robert - England

“After 7 weeks full of adventures & only basic food & meals, we had the most wonderful evening with delicious fish & interesting talks. Thanks so much for all your hep & perhaps see you in Germany?

Klouis & Louisa, Germany - Mar 2013

“Had the most fun & hospitality from this lovely home. Like having an Australian family, we flet at home. Love to come again sometimes! thanks for a truly great stay!”
Alex & Stephanie, The Netherlands - Mar 2013

“What a wonderful place this is! We had a great time especially our son Erik! you make our trip to Australia special. Thank you.”
R,S,E Martin, MA USA - Mar 2013

“What a wonderful place. Everything is so perfect. So clean, all the lovely details. Well done Margaret & Alf. Penny & I had a memorable stay. Thank you for the dog sitting. Will be back many times from Ayers Rock. All the best.
Tracy & Miss P.” - Mar 2013

“It’s the first time we have stayed in a B&B accommodation, but sure not for the last time! We had a very warm welcome. The friendlyness of Margaret & Alf we liked very much. Every desire was catered for & they were even kind enough to provide us with transportation. This was wonderful. Many thanks!!
Martha & Louis.” From Zurick, Switzerland

“Margaret & Alf couldnt have done more for me with lifts by car, free lunch & wine & really useful advice & guidence. The accommodation ws great & I tried the pool & spa for extra relaxation. Thank for you great hospitality.”
Patrick Byrne - Feb 2013

Our guest was booked in by Small World Journeys in Cairns

“Thank you for our wonderful hospitality. The villa was a home away from home. Thank yo Margaret & Alf for a wonderful time. We hope you come to Melbourne. From Melbourne, Docklands & Reservoir.”
Dom & French Cicerale, Melbourne - Jan 2013

“The kindest, friendliest hosts we have ever encountered in our travels. Would highly recommend! Breakfast of your chosing, delicious. Hope to meet them again one day where we can entertain them. Most comfy bed too. Many, many thanks Margaret & Alf for all you wonderful hositiality.”
Chris & Ted Hewison, Calgary Canada - Jan 2013

“A Beautiful little home away form home. So lovely & quiet, just a perfect girls weekend away form children & home duties… Thank you Margaret & Alf. PS, Great to see the Charles River flowing”
Renee & Steph, Alice Springs NT - Dec 2012

“Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! I felt like I was visiting family in Australia. You went above & beyond to make me feel welcome & it is greatly appreciated. Thank yo for the hospitality & the tour! I look forward to seeing you both again.”
Sonya Guggemos, Minneapolis MN USA - Nov 2012

Our guest was booked in by Small World Journeys in Cairns

“What a wonderful place to stay in; it is like if we were staying a while with a brother or sister! Many, many thanks Margaret & Alf.”
Michelle & Mickael LaFlamme, Montreal Canada - Nov 2012

“We had a beautiful stay at your B&B We did enjoyu the relaxing moment aaround the pool after our arriving… we were exhusted after a long day of driving… You have a 5 stars B&B.”
“Merci pour al gualite’ du service it le chaleureuif, accueil… it le copiciey de’ feuner.”
(I hope I have written this correctly - Margaret)
Don & Claudette Cyr, Quebec, Canada - Oct 2012

“A lovely place to spend the last night of our 10 day visit to the NT. Serperb B/B - everything one could wish for by way of comfort & hospitality”
C & C Berens, Gloucestershire UK - Oct 2012

“Moving from Darwin to East Melbourne, with small fluffy once white dog, who (the latter) has had a wonderful sty with “mine hosts”. Thank you for a lovely oasis of relasation, quality of services & accommodation. We will return, with fluffy dog.”
Moria Raynes & Myrna Bull - Oct 2012

“Thank you for your generous hospitality, the spotlessly clean villa, offers of assistance & this little oasis in the desert!!”
T Hart, Darwin - Sept 2012

“Very enjoyable 6 day stay. Very hospitable & friendly hosts who know Alice very well. Thanks Margaret & Alf for all you recommedations, assistance & chats. It was a terrific place to stay & we felt very welcome”.
P&D Murphy, Melbourne - Sept 2012

“What a wonderful and surperb comfortable (all too short) a time we had in your really well appionted accommodation. Thank you for your very knid and thoughtful attention & delicious breakfast, launching as on our camping trip around this amazing area of Australia. Best wishes Margaret & Alf - Mike Jo & Ed
M,J Sixsmith, Kent UK & S Sixsmith, Melbourne Australia - Aug 2013

“Thanks for a lovely visit”
Fern & Malowite, Jacksonville FL US - Aug 2012

“Thanks so much Margart & Alf for being so kind… we really felt at home in your lovely & perfectly cleanest B&B. Morning gorgeous breakfasts, coming with good “cafe” in your lovely garden, adds to a relaxing atmosphere, an ideal preparation before the many vists & trips to be done lose by & with the environs…Un grand merci a’ vous!
Brigitte & Manual from France, living in Singapore - Aug 2012

“A Good Rest” indeed! We spent a lovely and relaxing couple of nights here at the end of our Central Australian holiday.”
Alexandra Almond and Peter Newling, Spotswood Vic - July 2012

“Many thanks for your hospitality, friendleness & concern. It was home away form home & very relaxing.”
P & D M, Qld - July 2012

“A very comfortable and pleasent stay in Alice Springs on our way to Ayers Rock. Margaret & Alf are very friendly. I will recommend this B&B to all people around here.”
Francine, Frank, Hanna & Harry Reiss, Paris France - July 2012

“It takes special people to open their homes to others, Thank you for your sincere and kind hospitality. We felt truely welcome. Thank you!
D & S Jones, Ryde NSW - July 2012

“For a wonderfully warm and comfortable stay - we thank you.”
G & G Mullen, Maroubra NSW - July 2012

“A fantastic rest thank you Margaret & Alf. Your generosity, hospitality was amazing. Comfortable, spotless and very well appionted.”
Mary & Derek Dyer, Digby Vic - July 2012

“Thank you very much for your hospitality, warmth and friendlinest.”
C & M Allen, Armidale NSW - July 2012

“Thank you for being such kind, helpful and freindly hosts. You have a lovely place here and we had the best showers since leaving home two weeks ago!
P & J Schreier, Yarralunla ACT - July 2012

“We stayed for 6 nights and that was even to short. We had a wonderful time here and the villa was perfect. Thanks a lot Margaret and Alf for all the info you gave us. If we ever come back to Alice we surely will stay here again. Also thanks for the special attentions”
DeBlieck Gillbert & Debruyne Francine, Belgium - June 2012

“Yet again a wonderful time here, attention to detail, so peaceful relaxing, great company, the best brekkies, extremly comfortable. Dogs love it - Tinsel now a Grand Champion”
Melissa & Steve, Darwin NT - May 2012

“Thank you for your warm hospitality, we felt very welcome - Loved the home made bread”.
Kate & Andrew, Melbourne Vic - April 2012.

“Thanks for you hospitality, had a lovely time. Will be back soon”. x
Jim & Mags, Darwin NT - April 2012

Thank you for you friendly hospitality, you both reflect well in the beautiful environment in which you live. Good luck, you are successful people”
Rod & Dana Mitchell, Vic & NY USA - April 2012

“Thanks so much to Marg & Alf for a truly good rest. We’ve stayed in many B&B’s around the world and never, ever felt more a part of the home than here!
Rodney Mitchell, Melbourne & Dana Hammer-Fritziner, Buffalo NY - April 2012

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. It certinally was “A Good Rest” with lovely additions. 10 out 10!!
Lord Alan & Lady Alicia, Yarralumla ACT - April 2012

“Great stay yet again, elaxing, peaceful & comfortable. PS: Jellybean won Best in Show - Again!!
Melissa & Steve, Darwin - Mar 2012

“Dear Margaret & Alf, I’m so pleased I made the call to you and got away for a Good Rest which it certainly was. Thank you, Thank you for your generosity and your unique hospitality was definately felt even in your abscense, being at your beautiful place helped me come to a place of peace within myself and acceptance of what is to be your kindness & generosity is very much appreciated. I hope you make a speddy recovery and enjoy all the blessings of Christmas.
Helen Kearney - c/- Alice Springs Hospital staff residence - Dec 2011

PS. A big thank you also to your lovely friend Janette for helping me into the villa in you abscence. A Happy and Joyful Christmas to all”.

“What an absolutely wonderful place to stay in Alice Springs. Margaret and Alf were so welcoming and gave me a truly unforgettable stay. Excellent breakfast too! I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this place (and will definitely come back if I return to Alice!)
C Lyons, London UK - Nov 2011

“Lovely hospitality, very comfortable, lovely room”
J&J Delaney, Darwin NT - Nov 2011

“Thank you for making our visit to Alice Springs so enjoyable. We’ve loved your beautiful home and garden, fabulous roses, your friendly and generous hospitality is very much appreciated”
H Boulden & J Hemphill, Eden at Fogg Dam B&B - Nov 2011

“Thankyou for a lovely stay. We had a wonderful evening and the pool was divine. Margaret ws so lovely and helpful. A great way to celebrate a 4oth Birthday. Thank You, Cheers
Danny & Fi - Alice Springs, Nov 2011

“We had the most wonderful stay. From washing our dirty clothes after our bat cave adventure to delicious breakfasts. Margaret & Alf have a wealth of knowledge about the area and could not be better hosts!”
Leanne & Larry Lebel, Nth Vancouver BC - Nov 2011

“Perfect B&B for our short stay in Alice Springs. Extremely friendly and helpful!”
Vin & Ali Minkler - Oct 2011

“We felt really like at home, it’s a great way to spend perfect time in Alice Springs and to understand how can be pleasent Australian people. Grzzie!!! Chacuro!”
Andrew and Olga Milan Italy - Oct 2011

“Very Good, Home from Home”.
Christine Daves & Chris Metcalfe, Cardiff UK - Oct 2011

“Margaret’s house is a heaven place in Alice Springs - Breakfast was marvellous and her advices so helpful! Thanks very much for everything. Regards”
Vanessa & Julien - Sept 2011

“We’re so impressed by Margaret & Alf’s hospitality and the beauty of this B&B. They welcomed us with coffee and brekkie in the early morning (around 5.48am sorry) Followed by heaps of useful information and kind offers. We’re soooooooooo glad that we made this choice and have the pleasure to stay here. We’ll definitely come back and recommend to all friends. Huge Thanks and all the Best”
from the hosts, they have cut out and pasted THANK U
David R & Edie C - Sept 2011

“All Around Australia” “What a Awesome Suprise to meet you both, when we needed a room. Hope to visit again. Thank you for your kindness”.
David & Edie “All Around Australia” Sept 2011

“Probably the most friendly B&B we have stayed in and we have used many. Felt free to use the house as our own. Lovely family and grandchildren”
J & N - Haddenham, UK Sept 2011

“Such gracious hospitality in a gracieous home. We have felt loved and cared for, pampered and accepted as honorary menbers of the family. Thank you Margaret and Alf. Sharon, Michael and those dear little boys. xo xo xo xo.”
Ed, Donna and David Williams, Brisbane - Aug 2011

“Thank you for the warm hospitality, comfy bed and friendly chats. Very enjoyable stay. Cheers”
Michael & Heather Carne, Wodonga - Aug 2011

“Great place, lovely company, beaut Breakis, lovely lovely Host’s would not hessitate to stay again many times. Top of the morning to you! May there be a pot of gold at the end of your Rainbow”
John & Mary Thiele, Vic - Aug 2011

“Lovely - just lovely, beautifully furnished, decorated, gardens would be delightful to sit and enjoy. Breakfast was delightful - thoroughly enjoyed our stay - much too brief - home away from home”.
Peter & Ann, Alice Springs

“We had a most wonderful stay. After a few days in the Outback Margaret and Alf have been most welcoming and we throughly enjoyed their impecable hospitality. Everything is well appointed and more that deserves the star rating given so far.”
Beatrix & Andreas Weichselbraun, Austria/UK - Aug 2011

“Would have to be one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Magnificent hosts and only too helpful with our dogs - Colin & Tilly. 5 star ***** ”
Brian & Wendy Gimmill - Heading to live in Darwin - Aug 2011

“Many thanks for everything” (Hers,y uc,in c,okama c,ok te,sekkurederim) (Me emmcant’o grelar en tu hotel)”
Joseph Williams - Aug 2011

“After 5 weeks of traveling, this was the perfect end to our trip! The place is wonderful and very relaxing. Margaret & Alf, we appreciate you kindness during our stay. You were wonderful hosts!
Jen Chaput & Ric Webster, Bundoora, Vic - July 2011

“Dear Margaret & Alf,
Thank you for making us feel at home . We had a wonderful time. Thanks also for arranging friends for Sam! He had so much fun. You guys make us love Australia even more.”
Laurence, Steve & Sam Van den Bussche-Fine - July 2011

“My wife and I have had a wonderful stay and have been thoroughly looked after by Alf & Margaret. Thanks.”
John Cross BY, WA - July 2011

“I can’t praise you both highly enough! As B&B owners ourselves, we understand how much effort diplomocy & great service you offer. “Above and beyond the call” - well done!!”
Lyn & Roger Norman, Bundeena Beach Shack - July 2011
From the host: Thank you so much.

“Thank you for a wonderful, thoughtful at all times stay. Your home is lovely, comfortable and inviting.
Mike, Diane, Dave & Hazel Burichett - July 2011

“A most delightful stay. Alf & Margaret are magificent hosts throughly deserving of a 5+ rating. Nothing was too much trouble. Congratulations on a superb stay”
Neil & Susan Weeks, Murruabateman - July 2011
From the hosts: Thank you, we are please you enjoyed your stay and also enjoyed the bantering.

“As always, comfy beds, fabulous breakfasts, great company, lots of fun, a wonderful relaxed stay - thank you so much. The dogs say thank you too, they always win when they stay here! So I guess we have to come back”!
Melissa, Steve, Steffi Max plus tinsel, magic, jelly bean & idefix - July 2011
From the hosts: again the little champ show dogs and it is their 4 stay with us

“Margaret and Alf, Thankyou so much for your wonderful hospitality and you are wonderful hosts. we enjoyed it thoroughly”.
David & Carol Naylor, Speers Piont NSW - June 2011

“We loved it here. both you Margaret and Alf made us feel so at home. Very comfortable bed! Hope we’ll see you again one day”
Hugh & Sandy Syme, Sth Africa - June 2011

“Thank you for making us feel so welcome. Your B&B is very comfortable and we felt very much at home & it was lovely meeting you”
John & Gillian Pembridge, Sth Africa - June 2011

“Thank you very much for a very warm and relaxing stay. Specifically also for the camomile tea, we enjoyed every minute”.
Iris & Jens Ludwig, Hannheim Germany - June 2011.

“Thank you for a wonderful stay Margaret. We felt comfortable (physically & emotionally) and so well looked after. The unit is clean, warm & comfortable and we felt very secure here. It’s rare to meet such a kind and genuinely caring person.
Margaret & David Fish, Melbourne Vic - June 2011
From the hosts: Thank you for your kind words

“Thank you so much Margaret. We really enjoyed staying here. Clean, warm and felt safe”
Cee & Terry Allen, Glengowrie SA - May 2011

“Marg & Alf, thank you for your oasis in the desert. We felt welcome. warm, rested plus safe here. A Credit to you both. Cheers”!!
Chris and Lisa Clark, Mildura Vic - May 2011

“A great rest for Larapinta Trail Walkers”!
David & Jackie Law, Brisbane Qld/Hobart Tas - May 2011

“What Great Accommodation & Hospitality. Beautiful place to stay. Very clean, tidy, fully equiped and friendly. Enjoyable B&B to stay”
Nikki, Paul and Alexis Morgan, Point Cook Melbourne - April 2011

“Thank you for a wonderful stay. A fine facility topped off with a lovely breakfast”
Dion & Lauren, Adelaide, - April 2011

“From the moment we first spoke with Margaret she captured us with her warm and friendly personality, attention to detail, genuine passion & professionalism. A thoroughly enjoyable and comfortable stay! The dogs loved it too”
Scott & Bridget Washington, & Alfie & Indie, Angaston, SA - April 2011
From the hosts: Alfie & Indie are show dogs and thank you for your kind words

“Thanks Margaret for a fantastic welcome. We felt very comfortable & right at home”
K.M. & A.K Northcote, Melbourne - 2011

“We love it here, so we keep coming back. The dogs are so relaxed no wonder they win!”
Melissa & Steve Purick, Jellybean, Tinsel & Magic - April 2011
From the hosts: The little champ show dogs

“A wonderful stay - it doesn’t get any better than this! Margaret is a wonderfuly host who provides a most welcoming visit. Thanks for all the valuable information”.
Brian & Doreen Kane, Orkney Islands, Scotland - March 2011

“Really enjoyed the stay and peace and quite. very relaxing: would recommend to other people. Home away from home”
Terry & Tina Binsali, Paraburdoo WA - Dec 2011

“Immaculatley clean, wonderful hosts, highly recommeded”
Bob & Dedra Barlow & Osca, Tennant Creek NT - Dec 2010

“Your B&B is well named, we would say “A Very Good Rest”
A very nice place with very nice and kindly owners.
Merci pour vofie chaleureve accveil et vofie geutilesse. Le garderai de mou passage uu tie’s bou souveuir
Chantal & Gaston, La Reunion, France - December 2010

“Great Joint - from the Real Rob Collins El the Real Veronitia M”.
V Mohor & R Collins, Hackham SA - Dec 2010

“Margaret, Thank you for such a warm, genuine welcome and great hospitality.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. Such a shame we didn’t meet Alf but feel we know him from all you have told us.”
Rachel & Chris Harris, Halifax, England - Dec 2010

“Thanks for a wonderful stay. The house is real lovely and I loved the bird watching that I got to do while staying here. Margaret and Alf are really nice people - we enjoyed spending time with them. The breakfast - omlette was outstanding! Thanks for everything - we’ll definitely stop by here again if we travel to Alice Springs again”
Marissa D’Souza & Maureen D’Souza-Arjo, November 2010

From the hosts,
Once again we were privileged to have special guests.
His comments from our guest book -
“Thank you for a very pleasent stay and to your many kindnesses, very early breakfast, welcome drinks on our return, nothing was too much trouble. And your house is immaculate, modern, comfortable and a great spa bath! And delightful company - most enjoyable”.
A & H Huckle, Former Governor of the Falkland Islands - Oct 2010

“Thank you very much for a wonderful stay at your home Alf & Margaret, we enjoyed every bit of your company and had a fab time here even though it was short. Would definitely recommend to all my friends & family! with all our love”.
Chet, Sonia, Diff’s Keltcoriere, London - Oct 2010

From the hosts,
This is the highlight of our B&B as we were honoured to have - The United States Ambassador to Australia stayed here.

His comments from our guest book -
Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. Our family (and protection team) enjoyed the lovely accommodations, find food, and lively conversation. It was well worth the 16,000 kilometre trip!
Jeffery Bleich, United States Ambassador - Sept 2010

“Very homely and hospitable. Great alternative to hotel/motel accommodation”.
(Security to US Ambassador) - Sept 2010

“Just like staying at home”
(Security to US Ambassador) - Sept 2010

“Lovely, Quiet place, well set out, clean & immaculate. Hostess was very warm & welcoming”
Security to US Ambassador) - Sept 2010

“Thank you for a wonderful stay in Alice Springs. Alf & Margaret, you are fantastic hosts with a lovely home. We really enjoyed our stay”.
K & C Modderman Qld, Oct 2010

“Thankyou very much for a wonderful stay at your home Alf & Margaret, we enjoyed every bit of your company and had a fab time here, even though it was short, would definitely reccomed to all my friends definitely! with all our love Chet, Sonia, Dfif’s (Farhana) Keltconere X
Chetna, Sonia & Farhana - London, Oct 2010

“What a wonderful, wonderful place, peaceful, relaxing, attention to detail, the pool was beautiful, the breakfast fabulous, the dogs loved the space and no wonder we won the best in the show - Jellybean and Tinsel say thank you too”.
Steve Russel & Melissa Purich - Darwin NT Oct 2010
From the hosts - Tinsel and Jellybean are show dogs.

“Dear Margaret Alf, We were very lucky that we were here and that you both Margaret & Alf have been taking care of us because we had a very very bad time behind us. You were very kind. We are very thankful for all the things you did for us, ole (sic) many phone calls, the time you spend with us, the good food and the nice stay. We shall never forget what you did for us. Thousand thanks, many hugs and many kisses” -
Thierry & Bicke -Belgium, Oct 2010

From the hosts - Bicke and Thierry went to Boggy Hole and, GOT BOGGED. they spent 2 days trying to get the vehicle out, the rains came and the rivers came up and they had to walk chest high through the water to get out and walk 40-45 klm until someone picked them up. They had not eaten for a couple of days and had no clothes except what they had on. Naturally being in a different country, not knowing anyone, they were very stressed and upset by the time they came to us.
Thank you both for the gift of friendship, we will treasure it and your thank you card is in our visitors book. Margaret & Alf.

“Thanks Margaret & Alf for a wonderful stay. We really loved the villa. We will recommend your B&B to our friends and will keep in touch with you both”.
Eva & David Knott - Toowoomba Qld, Oct 2010

“Both very sweet - Thanks for everything, beautiful”. - Graham Aitkens, SA Oct 2010
“Thank you for a wonderful stay Margaret & Alf, enjoyed every minute”. -
Lenore Aitkens

“A beautiful home and lovely hosts. Thanks for letting me bunk with my folks”. Niki Aitkens
From the hosts - Thank you for the lovely thank you card. We have put it into our guest book”

“Thoroughly enjoyed our stay thankyou. Maybe see you in 2012”.
Eva and John Black - Vic Oct 2010

“Clean quiet and comfortable, thank you Margaret & Alf for your hospitality. Best regards,
Noel & John Chugg - Yunaburra Nth Qld, Sept & Oct 2010
From the hosts - A special thank you John for your understanding & consideration when we had the US Ambassador stay with us, even though, at the time you didn’t know about his arrival. Thank you

“Merci” for all the beautiful accommodation and sharing conversation and dinning. You permit to understand a part of Australia! Merci iib au neviir
Marguerite & Jean Daniel - France Sept 2010

“Wow! Factor, Love it. Just like home, but better!!
Annette Gillanders, Darwin NT Sept 2010

“What can we say! Such warmth and true hospitality restores all your faith in human nature. Fantastic stay. Thank you.
Keith & Carol Townson - Doha Qatar, Sept 2010

“I was worried that a B&B wasn’t going to be to my liking - But staying at the Villa and being looked after by Margaret & Alf changed my opinion on B&B’s. What a great family feel and relaxed time we had here. No pressure, no stress, it was like I was a King for 3 days. We love Margaret & Alf and “A Good Rest B&B! B&B’s forever!
Critton Astras (Astras Galleries) Main Beach Qld, Sept 2010

“You cared for us very well. We enjoyed the stay with you!
Yuan & Ralf - Germany, Sept 2010

“A lovely comfy villa. Very well looked after by Alf & Margaret. Great hosts, thank you”.
Leon & Lorraine Camp - Carlingford, NSW 31 Aug 2010

“Thank you for a lovely, friendly stay. Beautiful, clean facilities”. B & S Jones

“Great place, great people. Many thanks”. J.N. Northern Territory

“So friendly, clean & enjoyable stay. Many thanks.” J&H W. 4th Aug 2010

“Thank you for a very nice stay! It’s a beautiful place!” E. A. D & LR

“A fantastic welcoming house, so friendly.” W & S Stokes Northern Territory

“Beautiful home - beautiful people. Thank you for welcoming into your home.”
Jim & Lois Martin - South Australia
Host comments - “Thank you Lois for your help on a very special day (8th Aug).”

“Very friendly and helpful hosts. Beautiful and well presented home and comfortable nights sleep. Recommended stay”.
John Monty (Alcanel-Lucent) Aug 2010

“Very nice to stay. Thank you”. WV - 27 Aug 2010

“All of the above. Thanks”. Bones & Divina - 29 Aug 2010

“Thanks guys, see you next time” XOX
Maria & Ronnie - 29 Aug 2010

“Lovely accommodation, great find and very friendly hosts. a must to stay here, Many thanks.
JS & B & E

“Thank you for the hospitality and friendly welcome”.
L Clancy. (Engender)

“Thank you very much for the warmth and friendlyness. Its a lovely place and we were most comfortable”.
D.C & T - Aug 2010

“Most enjoyable stay”. - Bill H. - Aug 2010
From the hosts -”Thank you Bill & Joan for the lovely thank you card, we have put it in our guest book”

“A lovely house & lovely people - thanks for your hospitality”.

“Thank you Margaret & Alf for your kindly hospitality. It was our first Australian contact and we hope the future will be the same”
Luca & Caroline - Italy 27th July 2010

“Thank you so much for the wonderful & warm hospitality. You both were exceptional hosts. It was a pleasure to chat with both of you over dinner & wine. I look forward to breakfast.”
A Nambiar, USA - July 2010

“Thankyou for the warm welcome, we had 3 very good and comfortable days, like I was in my/our family. We will suggest your B&B to any friends that will visit Australia. We hope to come back to Australia as soon as possible. Thank You”
Luca Lombrso & Christina, Italy 8th July 2010

“Warm, condsiderate & accommodating. Thankyou Margaret & Alf. We really enjoyed it here”
A&N, Vic

“Very welcoming & obliging, warm, comfortable accommodation. Lovely evening, Thank you”
P&D R&W Vic

“What a great place. Margaret & Alf just two lovely people. We both had a great time, thank you so much”. - Elizabeth & Andrew McNiell, Vic 26 July 2010
From the hosts, thank you both, it was lovely having you here with us and thank you to your daughter for her email to us. Your comments are much appreciated, thank you”

“Lovely, clean & welcoming B&B! Loved the private villa and gracious hostess!!
Anthony & Louise McCarthy -Ashfield NSW, July 2010

“The warm hospitality more than made up for the terrible weather. Hopefully we’ll get back for a real look at Alice Springs in the not to distance future and we’ll stay again. Lovely facilities, fantastic bed and fabulous nights sleep”.
Dot & Ted, Vic - July 2010

“Thankyou so much for this wonderfull time in your B&B! You’re lovely people. Thank you”
Mattilde & Dominiuqne, France - July 2010

“A real oasis in the desert. Meals fit for a queen, lovely bed, I slept till 8.30am. Great welcome, all the best”.
Madge Hitchins & Alex Farquhar, York WA - July 2010

“Thankyou Margaret & Alf for saving us form the trepidations of Alice in the rain with no shelter for the night. Your hospitality was very warm and we look forward to another ‘good rest’ & conversation on our return”.
Jane Parkin & Clare Collins, - Vic June 2 010

“Thankyou so much for a great warm place to spend the night. You hospitality was most welcoming & we had a wonderful nights rest. Enjoyed a beautiful breakfast. Thankyou so much for taking us in at short notice. We’ll definately be back”.
Mark & Angie Wetherall, Darwin NT - June 2010

“Lives up to it’s name. Most enjoyable. Thankyou”.
Pam & Len Dean, SA - June 2010

“Margaret & Alf, Thankyou so much for your hospitality. Your home is very welcoming and that is all from the owners. A wonderful place to stay. Thankyou”.
Phillip Sharp, Melbourne - May 2010

“Thank you so much for your hospitality and accepting us on such short notice. We’ll more than likely be back in the near furture”.
Ellen Downes, Darwin - May 2010

“A Delightful Rest B&B”
K Morehouse & W Chene Vic, - April 2010

“Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality, comfy bed and lovely breakfast and for looking after me so well.”
Kevin Curran, Northumberland, UK. - April 2010

”A Good Rest is a perfect name for the little oasis you have created here, but you could also call it “Above & Beyond” for all the extra effort you go to to provide such a warm, welcoming & helpful environment. Thank you so much for all the little extras and best of luck in the future”.
Kari Nelson & Don Lawseth, British Columbia, Canada - March 2010

“An immaculate & cosy room. A very welcoming environment with very nice meals. We really enjoyed our stay. Thanks”.
Catherine & Geoff Armstrong, Darwin NT - January 2010

“Spacious & comfortable accommodation, warm & friendly hosts. The best place we’ve stayed south of Darwin.”
Vaughn, Felicity & Stephen Rixon, Darwin NT - January 2010

“Our warm welcome to your beautiful home soothed our flood-jangled travel woes and helped us to relax immediately. The artwork in your house is beautiful.”
Geoff & Ritta Pogsen. Darwin NT - January 2010

“Only spent one night with Margaret & Alf but we slept like logs, enjoyed a great breakfast. Warm, hospitable B&B. Highly recommended!!”.
Cecilia Silva & Colin Olivieri, Brasil - January 2010

“Margaret & Alf, sua sempatia e cordia-aidade nos encantaram. Desejamos poder voltar e encontra’-os outra vez nesta en cantadora pousada. Felicidades!!”
English - “Margaret & Alf, your friendliness & cordialness enchanted us. We wish to return & meet you one more time in this charming B&B. All the best.”
Gislaine e Alintho, Brasil - January 2010

“Thank you very much for your hospitaality, the nice food and the good wine! We really enjoyed our stay in your beautiful house and we wish we could have stayed longer!”.
Michelle, Chrystelle et Yann, France - January 2010

“We have had a fabulous time, we felt very welcome. Thank you for looking after us, a superb place.”
Dorothy Craig, Stockport, UK - July 09

“Thank you, we’ve been traveling for a month and being here is like being home, just more comfortable. Thank you for sharing you home & family with us.”
Philippa and Max, Perugia, Italy - August 09

“Delightful, helpful host in a beautiful home with very comfortable, attractive amenities. Good food. Sincere thanks.”.Jan Ryan, Sydney NSW - August 09

“Thanks for the great atmosphere and lovely house, it was like being at home! The evening/morning chats were also great! Hope to come back soon.”. Guilia & Matilde, Milon, Italy - August 09

“Beautiful place, friendly service, homely. Thanks to Marg & Alf, hope to see you again.”
Flo & Ros, Victoria - August 09

“Many thanks Margaret and Alf. You have an exceptionally beautiful home and your private villa is wonderfully modern and well equipped and decorated. I will definitely be recommending your lovely home to my clients in future.” L Hutt, Brisbane Qld - August 09

“Thank you Margaret & Alf. You have a lovely place which you make very welcoming and warm.”
Kelly & Scott, Adelaide SA - August 09

“Great place, Thanks”.
J Williams, Perth WA - September 09

Wir verbrachten hier drei angenehme Tage bei Margaret und Alf – zwei freundlichen Menschen. Wir genossen die Qualitaet der Hauses und der Koechin.
Anneliese und Bernhard Aufdereggen, Baltschieder, Schweiz
In EnglishWe spend here three agreeable days with Margaret and Alf – two friendly people. We enjoyed the quality of the house and the meals.
Anneliese und Bernhard Aufdereggen, Baltschieder, Switzerland

“A beautiful little self contained villa that immediately made me feel right at home. I felt that Margaret and Alf went out their way to make me feel welcome. They are wonderful hosts. So clean and tidy and a real little getaway 3 kms from the heart of Alice Springs. I won’t want to stay anywhere else when I next come to Alice Springs.”
C Hall- Sydney

“Very comfortable bed, very comfortable bed. “
SC - Sydney

“I enjoyed staying here, very happy, thank you.”

“Very comfortable, warm & friendly. Wish you every success for the future.”
GG - Qld

“Comfortable, clean & relaxing. Thank you for your hospitality.”
MM - Fremante WA

“Beautiful set up, clean, quiet & private.”
IT & CW - Sunshine Coast Qld

“An extremely classy, stylish villa with every thing you could require for fantastic stay - whether short or long. Congratulations and good luck in the future - all the little details are what sets you above the rest. Thanks!!”
J. McCann - Ontario Canada

“A great room that was super clean and very tidy. It actually feels a bit like home too. Thank you for the hospitality.”
C. Hall - Sydney NSW

“Beautiful, quiet and very welcoming. Thank you for a lovely stay”
J. Brands - Darwin NT

“Help available if necessary by unobtrusive proprietors, quiet, ultra clean with good amenities. Thank you Margaret & Alf.”
I. Mason - Sydney NSW

“Excellent! Thank you Margaret and Alf - A lovely place to stay & your extra care and help was appreciated” C. Ritchie - Sydney NSW

“Margaret & Alf - Thank you for sharing you lovely home, good food and family with us. One of our favourite memories will be our home stay with you. We felt quite spoilt.”
G & C Newton