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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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169 reviews 169 reviews
50 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Cairns, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

we stayed two nights in the Welsh Cottage in January 2015. It was like spending time in a cross between an antique shop and grandma's house. If you are the type who prefers modern all white décor this place is not for you. Ourcottage had a huge 4 poster bed, massive spa bath, lovely fireplace (not enough kindling though for... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We stayed there the first night we flew into Launceston and also for 2 days on returning to Launceston at the end of our holiday, where we felt like we were coming home it was that lovely a place. To make it even better it is such an easy place to find when driving from the airport. It is also... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

I knowingly squeezed our family of four in the English Cottage and it turned out to be a wonderful stay. I loved every single bit of the old world charm. You could tell the detailed and careful decoration. It brings to you back to the yesteryears. The hosts were friendly and helpful. They had a few cats outside the garden.... More 

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