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Last Stop Ambledown Brook Train XBS2162

Bedrooms 4
Property type hotel


About the property

XBS 2162 was originally a first class carriage that journeyed from Sydney to regional NSW and is now nestled on top of a hill overlooking rolling hills, the Murrumbidgee corridor and nearby wineries.

This 1935 wood panelled carriage is corridor style and divided into two units - each is self contained with its own entry.

UNIT 1 Suitable for 2 adults. $160.00 per night per double

Sleeps two and features a double bedroom complete with quaint boudoir chair and TV/DVD. The luggage racks are piled with plenty of magazines both old and new for your reading pleasure.

You have your own sitting room with tea and coffee making facilities as well as an additional sun room where you can sit, relax and enjoy the view.

There is a rain water shower, toilet and train enthusiasts will appreciate the original silver pull down basin.

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UNIT 2 Suitable for 2 adults/2 children $160.00 per night per couple/ $20.00 per child per night

Best suits families and consists of one double and two single beds. The double bedroom is equipped with a TV/DVD.

The original seats have been left in one of the compartments where you can peruse a magazine, play a board game or just sit, relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee.

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Both units have access to a BBQ which can be used whilst admiring the clear starlit skies, beautiful sunsets and stunning views of the nearby ranges from our rural property.

2 night minimum during school holidays and public holidays

Both units are strictly non smoking.



Last Stop Ambledown Brook is within walking distance of the three award winning Hills of Hall Wineries, Brindabella Hills, Pankhurst and Surveyors Hill and within a 20 minute drive of a dozen more nationally recognized cool climate wineries such as Doonkuna, Helms and Clonakilla. To find out more about these and other local wineries please visit the Canberra District Wineries website at:

Places to Eat

Within a 10 minute drive there are range of places to eat. Some of our guest's favourites are the Wood Duck Inn in Hall Village and The Green Herring, George Harcourt Inn (an English Style Pub) The Gold Creek Country Club and The Homestead Café on Gooroomon Ponds Rd ..

Within a 20 minute drive some favourites are Poachers Pantry ( ) near Hall as well as the large range of international restaurants found in Woolley Street Dickson.


For weekend guests there are a range of markets that sell everything from art, craft and regional produce to clothing, antiques and bric-a-brac.

The Hall Markets features hundreds of stalls and are held on the first Sunday of every month from 10am till 3pm.

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday hotel rental in Wallaroo, Australia

Property Type:
  • hotel
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • winery tours


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Last Stop Ambledown Brook Train XBS2162
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Wonderful, charming and unique

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two nights with our two kids and friends from Sweden. The property was so peaceful, and Jenny and David were wonderful and accommodating hosts. The kids were enthralled with sleeping in a train, and the homemade breakfast was delicious. We hope to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 14/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Absolutely Magical

  • 5 of 5

We may have only stayed one night but it was totally amazing! From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed. Not only was there a cute sign infront of our room welcoming us by name, but also Jenny herself came down to welcome us and check the heaters were already on. Just perfect and caring service throughout, Jenny and David were the best hosts!!! The cabins/train itself to totally unique and very original yet had the modern comforts. Really loved our stay thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 15/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: Jessi and James were delightful guests. It's always a pleasure to have guests who notice and appreciate the little things. We would love to have them stay again.
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Novelty, Beautiful Views and Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

We loved our two night stay in the Ambledown Book Train Carriage. Lovely accommodation with the perfect amount of novelty, comfort and beautiful views. A comfortable drive into the main city of Canberra. Wonderful hosts who could not do enough and provided a wonderful breakfast. Highly recommended - we'll be back! Thanks, Jenny and David!

  • Review Submitted: 18/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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South Coast, NSW

Unique experience

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here in this restored train carriage. Everything you need, breakfast provided in the main house, friendly hosts and great surrounds in the Yass Valley ensure a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 06/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Stayz
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet and have Robyn and her family stay with us. They were the perfect guests..friendly, interested in everything around them and left the train carriage as they had found it. We would welcome them back anytime.
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We loved the idea of staying in a tram. It is unique and fun! The swimming pool was a great bonus, c

  • 4 of 5

We loved the idea of staying in a tram. It is unique and fun! The swimming pool was a great bonus, considering it was over 40 degrees the day we stayed! Breakfast was lovely.

  • Review Submitted: 24/01/2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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The host were true great poeple , breakfast each morning was 3 course, this was a B&B but you do not

  • 5 of 5

The host were true great poeple , breakfast each morning was 3 course, this was a B&B but you do not have to vacate during the day you can stay and walk the 40 acres, located on a hill top with fantastic veiws and wild life to the doors .I have all ready stated putting money away for my next trip to THE LAST STOP

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2012
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
8 February, 2018


Other Activities:

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Rates & Availability


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

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