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Norfolk Bay Convict Station

3.5 of 5 5862 Arthur Highway | (10 km before Port Arthur), Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this little B & B not far from the Port Arthur Historic Site. The owners were lovely, accommodating and knowledgeable and the brekky was delicious. We arrived quite hungry around 7pm in the evening and the owner sorted us out with a delicious cheese platter. Great service!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want something different continuing with the historical theme of Port Arthur then the quaint and quirky Convict Station is the place for you. The proprietors welcomed us into their home and we certainly 'went back in time' as the history of both the house and surrounds unfolded. Lynton was extremely knowledgeable on all things historical and provided a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is old as and so beautiful. It feels like we were transformed through times. We had the Lauriel room (I think), it was one of the largest room. All the furniture looked old, really well maintained, and cosy. I am not too sure about the spreadsheet, it looked abit out of place. But everything else is wonderful. It's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the convict stain. The building is unique, and the welcoming hospitality even more so. We loved Lorella's welcome, the lounge with books, dvd's, and complimentary port and sherry. She very patiently helped us choose a restaurant, and explained about all the extra's they offer- that we sadly could not enjoy as we were doing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

after a long day of driving and being tourists we lucked out by finding this gorgeous little place. the views are stunning, the rooms so sweet (especially the cute lounge with open fireplace) and the owners delightful - we did not feel like traveling for dinner nor a big meal and so they kindly plated up a delicious cheese board... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A beautiful location and would've stayed longer if we had the time. On the shores of a lovely bay complete with a jetty for a spot of fishing. Perfect for visiting Port Arthur and the Convict Coal Mine, which is why we stayed there. However, the history of the building is fascinating in its own right and complimented our visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

very friendly reception good location when visiting Port Arthur located close to the water (bay) - not beach, but risk of flies etc. room was clean odd-shaped room old furniture, nice to to look at, but not really suitable for storing our luggage room was not pre-heated despite very cold weather good breakfast in general: not expensive, OK for one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I have just returned home from our second trip to Tasmania. Our first trip was two and a half years ago and Norfolk Bay Convict Station was a highlight of both of our trips. On both of our stays at the Convict Station we stayed in the "Laurel Suite" and each time we didn't want to leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What perfect first night in Tasmania we spent here on our way to the boat ride! Just beautiful. We had the post office room and it had plenty of room for my friend and me. Nice hot shower after a week riding in the Snowy Mountains. Such a nice welcome with homemade cordials and good beds. Incredible breakfast with array... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We arrived early but that was not a problem. Good a very good welcome and he nice gentlemen told us about the history and gave us the key to our room, Very nice and big enough as we were 3 people. Also served us Brekkie and gave us fishing Rods so we could try to catch some fish. Very nice... More 

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Address: 5862 Arthur Highway | (10 km before Port Arthur), Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Norfolk Bay Convict Station 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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