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Alice's Cottages and Spa Hideaways

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121 Balfour St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buderim, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights in Shambles Scottish Cottage, one of a series of cottages run by Louise and Robbie, 15 minutes walk from the centre of Launceston. Our cottage had a Scottish theme - pictures, wall hangings, books all related to Scotland. The cottage had 4 separate rooms which was bliss - we were able to spread out. The heating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to town and a supermarket, these six themed cottages set in a pretty cottage garden were a wonderful find. Beautifully decorated and complete with open fire, yummy breakfast ingredients and laundry facilities. We were adopted by one of the six resident cats. Heaven!

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wollongong
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a delightful place! We stayed in the Camelot themed cottage and we loved it. There were wonderful, dramatic touches everywhere. It had a wonderful feel and came complete with a cosy open fire. All mod cons are there, but hidden away so as not to spoil the delightful atmosphere.

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Greater Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for five nights for our honeymoon in the English Cottage. It was such a lovely stay. The cottage had great character and was warm and cozy. The owners supplied us with an awesome breakfast basket and noticed our breakfast preferences - restocking us with plenty of milk and coffee. It was very central to... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great experience stepping back in time. We had a very warm friendly welcome with full explanation of attractions and restaurants in the surrounding area. It was great hearing about the history of the cottages which are set in beautiful gardens. The breakfast supplied was amazing, such a variety and plentiful. It’s good to see local produce and beverages being offered... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great little cottages, had everything you would want including a little courtyard plus it the way it was decorated took you back in time. The hosts Louise and Rob were great and generous. We will be back

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Gisborne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Excellent location, fantastic cottage for couples, we were provided with more than enough breakfast provisons. Laundry facilities were 100% too.We stayed in the irish cottage twice, it had a spa too. We started our holiday at Alices and returned there two weeks later before flying home. Ziggy and Thomas the cat were very friendly too. Off street outside cottage parking... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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181 reviews 181 reviews
52 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We loved our three-day stay in these cozy, quaint and comfortable cottages.Located in a quiet residential area, but only a 10-minute drive from town center, we found the bed very comfortable, the claw foot bath tub with salts and bubbles most relaxing, and the breakfasts sustaining for our daily adventures in the Cataract Gorge, hiking Dove Lake, and Tamar river... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights and the accommodation was great. We were provided with a basket of goodies for our breakfasts over the 2 days. The room was decorated to suite the name of the suite. We stayed in the Boudoir Room which is cute and has a spa at one end. There was plenty of room for us... More 

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Perth
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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of the "shambles" cottages, consisting of a kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom. These are tiny cottages lovingly restored and furnished according to theme. Our Scottish cottage had books by Scottish authors,tartan, paintings of Robbie Burns and more. They are a very short walk to cafes, pubs and the city centre. Launceston is known for its heritage... More 

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