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Explorers Lodge

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105 Derwent Terrace, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140 , 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Marcus Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 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
2 reviews
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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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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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
2 reviews
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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Kiah, NSW, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Explorers Lodge was a happy surprise. We spent 3 nights and the service of Liz and Nigel is outstanding. They take the time to ensure each guest's needs are catered for. Our room was small but quiet, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was beautiful - everything is local and fresh. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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Tyalgum, Australia
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Truly a home away from home. Very comfortable accommodation with warm and friendly hosts. From the moment we arrived we were we were made to feel welcome by Liz and Nigel. The breakfast was excellent and set in a beautiful light filled room. This was by far the best accommodation we experienced in our eight days travelling throughout Tasmania.

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Liztas, Owner at Explorers Lodge, responded to this review

Pleased you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for your kind remarks. We enjoyed meeting the two of you and sincerely hope we meet up again. More 

Ulverstone, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed only one night at the Explorers Lodge after a long 4 hr drive from the West Coast, the hosts were very welcoming, I msg ahead to say we were running late and would not arrive until 8pm but that was not a problem. The rooms were spacious enough slightly dated but clean and nicely presented, we stayed in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Liz and Nigel were very welcoming hosts. The rooms were spacious and well presented and the lodge and gardens were stunning. The breakfast was a treat with beautiful fresh baked bread with enough food to keep our 15yr old boy very happy. Great value for money. Wish we had had the time to stay longer.

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