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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colleen G Hobart, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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4 hotel reviews
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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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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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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
11 helpful votes 11 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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16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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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Buddina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We were happy to arrive, Ken greeted us warmly and offered us the B&B room (with a spa) A lovely room, with everything we needed and more. The view was magic and the next morning the sunrise over the bay was spectacular and we watched it from the bed (see photo). We went down to the Gulch and the blowhole... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

About 2.5 km from the town centre. We first booked an apartment with garden view. On arrival, my wife immediately asked for ocean view and was willing to pay any price for it. We stayed in Room 5 which is small in size but the bathroom with Jacuzzi was huge. We just can't get away from the view, the peacefulness... More

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Surrey U.K.
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22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A superb view with the added bonus of wallabies and possums feeding at night on the front lawns. A large airy apartment but in need of small refurbishment. Very adequate for our 3 day stay and close to the penguin beach. Local Pizza restaurant produced the best fish pizza I had ever tasted. Recommended

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Address: 18067 Tasman Highway, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Bicheno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Sitting on a slightly elevated position, the views over McLeans Bay and Dennison Beach are arguably the best on the East Coast of Tasmania.Spectacular views not just at sunrise and sunset but through out the day.Just a 10 minute walk to Dennison beach ensures a beautiful and peaceful time, with the white sands going on for mile after mile.The accommodation has a range of unit sizes, all tastfully decorated, well equiped and with cozy and comfortable Queen beds.We can cater for one to eight people in the 6 units (4 self catering and 2 B+B).Breakfasts are generous and tasty and can be supplied not only in the B+B but also in the self catering accommodation. ... more   less 
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