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Birchwood on the River

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31 Victoria Parade | Devonport Self Contained, Self Catering Accommodation, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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  • Location
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked wrong dates by accident so were in a pickle. But Rex (owner) was very helpful and considerate as we managed to sort out an excellent compromise. We ended up staying in lovely two bedroomed house with all mod cons. A bit dated with lots of '80s fashions but very comfortable and extremely livable - just about on the... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late at Birchwood due to the Spirit of Tasmania running late, but nothing seemed an inconvenience to our wonderful hosts. Arriving and staying at Birchwood reminded me of staying with treasured family who had prepared meticulously for our visit. Our unit was SPOTLESS and the garden was truly beautiful. Nothing had been overlooked. This place is amazing, fantastically... More 

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Manager at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

Our central location and being close to Spirit of Tasmania port, plus being only 10 minutes by car from Devonport Qantas link airport, makes it easy to meet and greet guests - even if they arrive a little late, our pleasure to assist wherever possible. Birchwood Devonport self contained Accommodation, endeavour to guide guests to Tasmania most scenic tourist attractions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is the best house I live in Australia:)) The house is comfortable and clean.If u have one day to come Devonport. Hope u can come to < Bichwood > I really really like the host of the house(Jilaane&Rex)so friendly and cute .

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

We greet many overseas and international guests on holiday and on corporate business, We find it a pleasure to spend time and experiences with them and how them what a beautiful and varied place Australia is. Recently and over the past few months we have welcomed International guests from Italy, Canada, USA, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, UK, Scotland, Sweden and... More 

Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The owners of Birchwood on the River, Rex and Julieann went out of their way to make us feel at home. They could not have been more helpful or caring about our needs. Nothing was too much trouble. Rex even carried our bags to our car in the pouring rain! We will definitely stay at Birchwood again next time we... More 

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

Yes we love meeting people, we have travelled extensively our selves and appreciate the homely feel of accommodation, helps you relax and enjoy the surroundings. We pride ourselves in helping people enjoy their holidays. More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed in Devonport for the last 2 nights of our 4 weeks in Tasmania before driving to Launceston to fly out. So glad we chose Birchwood. It had absolutely everything we needed. We were in the river view one bedroom apartment. Like a one bedroom home with great views of the River to watch the Spirit of Tasmania cruise... More 

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

We meet some lovely people who are complimentary of our Birchwood, Devonport self contained Accommodation. We try to live up to our high expectations of comfort and service. More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Beautifully furnished and large enough to keep the family from feeling penned in the way hotels often feel. Owner friendly and unobtrusive. Washing machine and line provided, a must with kids. Very clean and truly homey. We definitely recommend it. A note to those with young children, there are some beautiful furnishings and breakables to be mindful of.

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

Our aim is to provide a home away from home atmosphere for guests, we enjoy providing guests with a relaxing and comfortable stay More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place was a home away from home.. It was great to see the river so close and be in walking distance of the lighthouse. Friendly service and Rex and Julianne were lovely Thank you From Sharon and Michael Jenkins

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

We live in a lovely area of Devonport Tasmania and it is easy to guide guests to the wonderful sights of Devonport and surrounds, including Latrobe, Sheffield, Cradle Mountain and Stanley. More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed one night in Birchwood. Very good location, nice and quiet. The room is clean and well-organized. And the garden is sooo... amazing. Host is also friendly and helpful. I strongly recommend them.

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

Yes we are proud of what we offer at Birchwood, Devonport self contained Accommodation, we endeavour to provide a pleasant and safe surrounds, overlooking the Mersey River, home port for the Spirit of Tasmania. More 

Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

As we live in Devonport, I haven't stayed in these units but we were fortunate to have a look through and I can highly recommend them. They are very central to the centre of the city, within walking distance of several restaurants and located on the Mersey River. All units are very well appointed with kitchen facilities, everything sparkling clean... More 

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birchwoodaccomm2015, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

Good to hear that people / guests enjoy our efforts to provide quality accommodation, with pleasant surrounds. We like to encourage guests to travel to Devonport and surrounds, to see wildlife, Flora and the real beauty of the best attractions of Tasmania, The North west coast is the diamond of Tasmania. More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Peaceful, relaxing, warm, clean and spacious accommodation in a beautiful garden setting. I love staying in accommodation with kitchen facilities. Wonderful hosts who are very welcoming. I'll book to stay here again when in Devonport.

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BirchwoodAccomm, Owner at Birchwood on the River, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to welcome back regular guests, we endeavour to present home away from home and comfortable atmosphere in our self contained, self catering apartments and cottage. A great deal of our return customers are corporate and business people, away from home and home comforts, they relish the opportunity to unwind and enjoy our hospitality and privacy, as we... More 

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