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Driftwood Cottages

3.5 of 5 Bay View Road, Dover, Tasmania 7117, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When booking online we did not expect that the so called waterfront studios for two, the cheapest option, would have actually be at the front with full water views 20 metres from the river. Normally this kind of view would cost a lot more and we were pleasantly surprised. The room was spacious and clean and not out-dated. Only down... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't book in advance and looked for a place to stay on our arrival in dover. Using Google Maps on my phone we drove round to Driftwood Cottages and were lucky enough to be able to stay for 3 nights in one of the studio cottages (Huon) looking straight across the bay. We would have preferred a bed with... More

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TASMANIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a two night stay booked through Tasdeals which included a generous continental on both mornings of our stay a nice bottle of wine and reduced rates which was very good value for money. Reception staff are friendly and helpful. The studio apartment over looks the Bay [Port Esperance] although Bay View Road is directly in front of the... More

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Gympie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This was our first stay in the Dover area, and we were very pleasantly surprised with the accommodation that awaited us at Driftwood. The cottage was immaculate: clean, modern, stylish, it had all the touches of home, right down to a coffee machine with complimentary pods of coffee. The views of the bay are breathtaking, and the addition of a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The five of us (2 adults, 3 children) stayed at the Castaway Cottage fronting Dover beach for two nights. It was a poignant visit as my paternal grandfather built the original cottage on this site (I suspect only a few frames and beams of the original cottage remain) about seventy years ago and my father tells me he helped to... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed at this property recently just overnight and we will be returning. A tranquil spot right on the waters edge very private on a corner and very quiet, We did not want to leave. Beautifully appointed just like home you walk in the door and do not want to leave . We will be staying in this lovely property... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Fantastic location and very comfortable. Lovely warm welcome and fire burning on our arrival. Truly self contained with completely full kitchen including coffee machine with pods. We would go back just for the jacuzzi under the stars! Wonderful experience.

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Townsville, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had the Tasmanian Oak studio for 3 people. Very great view and the Opportunity to go fishing just on the Jetty, they give you Rods free of charge. There is underfloor heating, but I'm glad it wasn't that cold. It wasn't really warm but there is an extra Heater for the colder days so that helps., We thought the... More

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Rachael T, Manager at Driftwood Cottages, responded to this review

Hi E J, thank you for your kind words, and pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Hope you caught some fish... More

Brisbane, Australia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful experience. The view from our room across the bay was just beautiful. Self contained studio including stove and microwave. Comfortable bed. Underfloor heating and electric blanket for cooler weather. Friendly and helpful manager. Maybe a little on the expensive side but definitely worth it. We loved our cottage and didn't want to leave. Dover is a small town but... More

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Rachael T, Manager at Driftwood Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Karen- you've summed up our waterfront studios beautifully! Glad you enjoyed your stay in the Far South and hope to welcome you back soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised when we booked into our unit, after a long day of travelling it was beautifully warmed, luxurious walking on warm carpet(underfloor heating) and the beds were so comfortable, handmade soap was a lovely little extra, also the water pressure in the shower was fantastic compared to many other places we have stayed. Reception was very... More

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Rachael T, Manager at Driftwood Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Marjocran, thank you for taking the time to review us. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our waterfront studio, and hope that we will see you back in Far South Tassie soon! More

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Address: Bay View Road, Dover, Tasmania 7117, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Dover
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Driftwood Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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