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Explorers Lodge

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105 Derwent Terrace, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140 , Australia
1 room 1 adult
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Spent a couple of nights in New Norfolk at the Explorers Lodge. The owners were fantastic and obviously enjoy what they do. They made us feel very welcome and the breakfast was great too. We don't normally stay B&B but this experience may convince us to try it more often. Our room had a balcony & ensuite bathroom & was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

My family stayed at Explorers Lodge for 1 night as a stopover between Cradle mountain and Mt Field national park. We had the self contained unit with 2 bedrooms. I normally stay in 4-5 star hotels. Therefore I was very reluctant to stay at a B & B. As there isn't any luxury hotel available at the time that I... More 

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Liztas, Owner at Explorers Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. We are pleased that your Mother liked the fast WIFI as we have recently upgraded it. Thank you for pointing out the positive as well as the negatives in the unit. We try to upgrade different rooms each year. It all takes time of course! Thank you also for uploading two pictures of the... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

With wonderful friendly hosts it is easy to feel at ease in this lovely home. The room available to disabled guests has a very accessible bathroom which was a treat after coping in some other places. Nigel and Liz couldn't have been more helpful with advice and recommendations on what to do. You are not confined to your room as... More 

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Liztas, Owner at Explorers Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the Lodge and especially for pointing out the advantages of the disabled room. We enjoyed meeting you and discussing amongst other things the endemic birds! I do hope we meet up again sometime. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Stayed here on a Saturday and Sunday night on the way back to Hobart at the end of my trip in Tasmania. Very welcoming and friendly hosts. The room was comfortable and had a fabulous view. Breakfast there was fresh fruits sliced , yogurt , homemade bread and jams and a selection of cereals. Parking on site. There is a... More 

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Marcus Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This will have been the 8th year I've stayed at Explorer's Lodge, so Liz and Nigel are friends now! This trip I needed a 1-night stop-over to and from a 3-night stay in Tarraleah, and asked for Unit 1 on the ground floor for convenience. I have stayed in every one of the rooms over the years, as well as... More 

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Scottsdale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

As weary travellers we had a welcoming and friendly introduction from the hostess. There is plenty of space for relaxation - you are not confined to a bedroom as the lounge and sunroom are available for guests - not to mention a large garden for warmer days. We took great delight in getting to know the hosts Nigel and Liz... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My 14 year old son and I stayed here for a few nights in April. We loved the place and found the hosts very friendly and helpful. The house was gorgeous and the beds comfortable. Delicious breakfast too with homemade jam and bread. Great location in a picturesque town. Will definitely be back!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed here on our travels through Tassie and found it to be very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was superb with homemade bread and black currant jam. We would highly recommend this B&B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Comfortable stay in clean and peaceful Bed n Breakfast. Loved the hosts and complimentary port. Nice walk by the river. Comfortable bed and top customer service. Definitely recommend if you want some peace and quiet

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

After travelling all day from Northern NSW to commence a holiday in Tasmania, Explorers Lodge was the perfect experience of hospitality and comfort for our first night in Tasmania. A beautiful room, with a view of the glorious and bountiful garden,exceptional bedding for a wonderful nights sleep and a tasty breakfast of Tasmanian and local produce. The home baked bread... More 

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