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Homely Central Forrest House

Karissa User Profile

Homely Central Forrest House

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed3 shared bathrooms
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
3 shared bathrooms
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great communication
93% of recent guests rated Karissa 5-star in communication.

Our Heritage Forrest House is the main part of the living areas. With 2 dongas attached each private bedroom has it's own built in air-conditioning/heating, large beds and own areas for quiet time. Private bathroom, plenty of room under the patio, very close to train station, great for travellers or people looking for a long term stay!


Air conditioning
Hot water
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed



30 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Quick responses
Sparkling clean
Chih Han User Profile
Chih Han
December 2017
The host is hospitality, the room is good and clean, nice place to stay.
Karissa User Profile
Response from Karissa:
Hey thanks for the lovely review. Did you manage to get your phone charger back I did post it to you?
December 2017
Paul User Profile
January 2020
The best value short term accommodation in Kalgoorlie, hands down. Look forward to staying again!
Karissa User Profile
Response from Karissa:
Many thanks for your great review Paul, thank you again for staying with us!!
January 2020
Daniel User Profile
December 2019
This was my second visit to Forrest Lodge, briefly passing through from a long drive across the Nullarbor, so it was nice know I had a familiar and comfortable place to stop and relax. Friendly, fast service with exceptional value and location. Thank you Karissa.
Karissa User Profile
Response from Karissa:
Hi Daniel, so glad you enjoyed the second stay, might see you again another day. Thank you for being an awesome guest, cheers.
December 2019
Mick User Profile
December 2019
If you don't know what a donga is, it is 2 porta cabin accomodations blocks. The residents are manily contractors but don't let this put you off. Everybody we spoke to was very friendly. Due to shiftwork it means that the place is fairly quiet. The accomodation in Kalgoorie is…
Emily User Profile
December 2019
Great location, super close to the train station and super close to town as well. The bed was really comfy and the room had aircon which was great. The place felt very safe with locks on the doors. Would definitely stay here again next time I’m in Kalgoorlie!
Karissa User Profile
Response from Karissa:
Many thanks for your review Emily and glad you enjoyed your stay, cheers.
December 2019
Joseph User Profile
October 2019
Recommend to anyone to stay
Karissa User Profile
Response from Karissa:
Hey thank you!
October 2019
Jan User Profile
September 2019
This was a lovely place to stay. Close to the train station and an easy walk into town. Great hospitality from our hosts.
Karissa User Profile
Response from Karissa:
Hi Jan, thank you so much for the wonderful review! It was lovely to meet you, definitely come again next time!
September 2019

Hosted by Karissa

KalgoorlieJoined in January 2015
Karissa User Profile
131 Reviews
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We have a very large open plan shared house with 12 bedrooms, similar to backpackers but more exclusive, private and homely. The bedrooms are self contained, have own heating and cooling, bed, linen, wardrobe and desk. Free wifi and foxtel. All amenities included. Short or…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 15:00
Check-in: After 15:00

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Smoking is allowed