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Bicheno's Ocean View Retreat

18067 Tasman Highway, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 6 Bicheno B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at this Ocean View Retreat at Unit One, with 2 bedrooms n a large balcony, with fantastic views of the bay n the ocean. One of these rooms also had this same magnificent scenic view. The views alone made our stay worthwhile. However, the furnishings were rather dated and tired, n the lightings could have been... More 

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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed two nights and were not disappointed with the facilities provided in our two rooms apartment. Heaters were in the rooms and living hall. Rooms and living room were spacious and comes with a balcony that gave you splendid 180 degree ocean view. Could do both sunrise viewing and beautiful night sky star gazing from the balcony. At night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Unfortunately we did not enjoy this place as much as the other did. Rather we found it unbearable. The room is tiny and uncomfortable - single occupancy at most, so the two of us couldn't move. The bed is too small as well. They pride themselves on a 'jacuzzi bath'. Maybe it would have been a novelty 20 years ago..... More 

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Kenlyall, Owner at Bicheno's Ocean View Retreat, responded to this review

As the owner, manager and worker at Bicheno's Ocean View Retreat, I am extremely upset and concerned that you found our accommodation so unacceptable in Dec 2013. The B+B Spa unit is basically half bedroom and half bathroom. The bed is a standard Queen size bed and whilst not huge is large enough for most guests. We certainly don't 'pride'... More 

Hobart, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The bed was so comfy the view was fantastic over all a fabulous place to stay. The spa was great an our host ken was great. Over all I would stay here again . Thanks again ken your breakfast was so well cooked

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Claremont, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Our spa bedroom (unit 5) was well appointed and had a spacious bathroom. Very clean and comfortable. Our host Ken was attentive and made sure we were happily accommodated. Although the retreat is along Tasman Highway, we had a peaceful night sleep. This is because the retreat is located high on a hill which affords what must be the best... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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61 reviews 61 reviews
56 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

- A few km north from Bicheno, 5 mins drive. - The view is just great, having 180 degree see view on a small hill. I have a great outdoor breakfast with the view. - Full cooking facilities and essentials including microwave and oven. - I chose the studio flat with no sea view from room (so I give only... More 

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Bicheno was our 'rest day' during our Tassie trip. And we couldn't have asked for a better place! Reading other reviews we had booked Unit 1 - which definitely seems to be the best of the other units. The views were to die for. from the bedroom, the living area, the balcony, it was living in a picture perfect postcards.... More 

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Margate, Tasmania, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This place has the best views I have ever seen in a holiday place. Restful, homely with plenty of room for 2 although 4 could comfortably fit. Good kitchen. Just needed a heater in the bathroom! Lovely blue wrens hopping about in the morning on the lawn outside. The room allowed warm sun and views that changed with the hour... More 

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Perth, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Our experience here was completely different to other Tassie accommodation. This is not a property to be recommended. No ocean view from our studio, only the car park and messy sitting area with a dirty barbeque. The bedroom was tiny - one had to squeeze around the bed to gain access to the far side of the bed. The kitchen,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My party of 3 loved everything about the place. There is something very special and charming about it. The unit we stayed in (2) is fully equipped; comfortable and 'cozy'. It felt 'great' from the first moment! The Retreat is close to Bicheno and yet is slightly secluded which adds to its charm... and YES... the ocean and coastal views... More 

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Address: 18067 Tasman Highway, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Bicheno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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