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Abs by the Bay

5730 Arthur Highway, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The location is really convenient, there is big roadsign so its very easy to locate. The entry is really beatuful with well manicured garden and fruit and flower trees. The skippers tudio is a decent sized room with a small kitchenette for you to make a coffee or toast a bread. There is tea, coffee, sugar and milk availble for... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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44 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights and was very happy with everything. We stayed in unit 2, had our own bbq (did not use), small fridge (good freezer compartment), outside area, double hot plate (did not use) and microwave. You can drive you car up right next to the unit, have your own outside area and can easily walk to the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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70 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Brent, the owner, and his Mum came by on our last day to introduce themselves and to see if we needed anything. Brent jokes that he has "the cleanliness disease" and it shows - our rental, "The Deck", was spotlessly clean. It's about 25 min from Fortescue Bay and Port Arthur, 15 minutes from the Eaglehawk Neck Dive Center and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We stayed here overnight on the day we had planned to visit Port Arthur, and I had added a comment when booking that we would be passing through relatively early (~10am) on our way or else would only be back late in the evening after our Ghost Tour. The owners Brent & Lyn very kindly texted me in the morning... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

My partner and i recently stayed in the skippers studio and loved it. Perfect overnight accomodation for our quick stay. Our room was immaculately clean and bed was warm and comfortable. We had the pleasure of meeting the owners Brent and Lyn who were more than welcoming. Thank you!

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Burpengary, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Thank you Brent & Lyn from the moment we booked on line your service was second to none with an immediate response followed by directions on how to get there and tips on where to stop to stock up with supplies. The 2 bedroom deck residence was absolutely immaculate and was fully equipped with everything we needed as well as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Such a great place to stay! Beautifully clean rooms with everything you need and in a great position. The staff are lovely and the service is great! This is the nicest place I have stayed at in a while. I'll defiantly be coming back here very soon! :)

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Newcastle, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Fantastic place to stay within close driving distance to Port Arthur. Owners were lovely and friendly without being invasive. Lovely welcome sign at front of our little studio unit. We stayed in Skippers unit. There is only 3 units there so niice and quiet. Great value for money.Was immaculately kept,comfortable and perfectly clean. Lovely gardens surround the accommodation with fruit... More 

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Melbourne
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Amazingly clean rooms with everything you need. Bed was very comfy and we had a good nights sleep. Close to port Arthur historic sight so we did the ghost tour then went back to the sight easily the next day. We arrived late so there was a sign outside with my name for us to find our room easier.

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Adelaide
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144 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We really loved this place. When we arrived there was a lovely sign welcoming us and pointing us to our unit. The unit was so clean, comfortable and well equipped. The owners were lovely people, very friendly and helpful, and obviously take great pride and care in making sure everything is perfect - and it was! The unit was located... More 

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