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5927 Arthur Highway, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
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The Mussel Boys
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect country accommodation for those who are visiting the Port Arthur region. Well equipped to self cater and very clean. Hosts are very friendly and helpful. The chooks (chickens) are very welcoming as well!

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Cape Woolamai, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

These are modern bright and well appointed cabins, heater was on when we arrived but that's where the service stopped. The room was not clean clean including a large amount of various animal scat on the doorstep. No soap to be found. Beware that depending on the time of year there may be very few dinning options in this part... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

very nice area near the water, was very clean and modern, the hostes were helpful, near to Port Author, boat tours and places to dine and many other places to visit, we had a great time and would recommend to anyone.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Disappointing verging on dangerous. Looks smart and modern enough, and, yes, all the basics are there BUT the heater is so high on the wall it was inadequate, as was the tiny TV. It gave a clean impression, but the brown shagpile rug needs a good shake and vacuum. I wasn't at all impressed by the long hair I found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in the evening to a warm and clean room. (The heater had been turned on by the owner for us). Great value for money, everything we needed and more. Comfortable bed, electric blankets, washing machine and dryer. No negatives from us

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tasmania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Stayed here overnight for a getaway and to take in a Ghost tour at Port Arthur, We were running a little late and the proprietor gave me a call so see how far away we were as she needed to do a few things she let me know which room we were in and the room was unlocked ant to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Decent location, facilities were good with spa. However there is limited food shopping facilities in this area. The tiny tv was hardly sufficient with no dvd's, as this area is not for a raging night out, felt that the facilities did not match and there was no service at all, merely a note stuck to receptions front door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

The cabins here were so lovely and just a short drive from Port Arthur. Very well kept, with a very comfortable bed and we really enjoyed a spa bath after a long day on our feet. The host, Eloise was also lovely and very approachable. Wish we stayed for more than one night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed here for one night, proximity to port Arthur is good. Place was clean, and had a comfortable bed, somewhat sparsely kitted out, one set of towels, no laundry powder, or spa bubbler available. Nothing in the bar fridge. Would say some extra personal touches and add-ons would go along way

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights as these cabins were only 10 - 15 minutes from Port Arthur. In the cabins efficient use of space makes them user friendly and there is plenty of useable space inside the 2 rooms. The bathroom/ laundry had a shower, washing machine and a dryer. The main room housed the big king bed, a spa tub,... More 

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Address: 5927 Arthur Highway, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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