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The Madsen Boutique Hotel

64 Main Road, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Penguin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at The Madsen for two nights in August 2014. Situated in the North West of Tasmania , the town of Penguin is quaint and pleasant. The Madsen , originally a bank building, is impressively situated facing the Bass Strait. We stayed in the Ocean Room which was fine.( As it was mid winter though it became quite cold at... More

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Sydney
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Madsen with my wife and little boy for two nights. My wife was working for the day so I was welcomed by one of the owners, Amanda, who was exceptionally nice and helpful -- I called ahead to say my little boy was asleep in the car and was there a way I could take him... More

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Launceston, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My partner and I stayed one night in the Penthouse. Friendly service from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. We were shown to our room and explained how to operate all the gadgets, very helpful. Free DVD hire with a variety of movies to choose from. Breakfast included in rate, you order in the evening and we... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Had a couple of nights in the Penthouse. Middle of winter and just cosy. The decor is stunning with all the recent mods and cons. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Not much to do in Penguin but a great place to relax. One morning we enjoyed breakfast downstairs and the next in our room. Food was great and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We have stayed here a few times now when visiting family in Devonport and are happy to make the 30km drive because it is so lovely. We stay in the beachfront suite which is very spacious and well set up for 3 guests. Breakfast is always plentiful and delicious and served with a smile. The road noise can intrude a... More

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Broadbeach, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
15 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Suite1 (of 6), a first floor, front room was well appointed with wonderful tea/coffee facilities, fluffy towels and upmarket toiletries. A queen sized bed would have made this beach front room perfect. Breakfast both mornings was plentiful and enjoyable in the morning sunshine. Complimentary sherry and port in the intimate common lounge room was an unexpected pleasure. Amanda is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere in North West Tasmania to be married. We loved the look of Penguin and were very impressed by the look of the Madsen for a place to stay. We booked the penthouse and our guests who had travelled from both interstate and overseas also booked rooms there. Everything about the accommodation and service was top... More

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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Last minute decision to stay in Penguin. So glad we did! We were lucky enough to choose the penthouse. Stunning! Nothing quite like having a few drinks on your private balcony overlooking Bass Strait! The spa has a birds eye view! Very luxurious. The owner was out when we arrived, and her daughter (sorry, I've forgotten names!) Checked us in.... More

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Brisbane
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119 reviews 119 reviews
31 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We spent 2 nights here in a Deluxe room after several days in luxury at Cradle Mountain. Our arrival was friendly and the finer points of the hotel were pointed out to us by the host. The public rooms were well appointed with an honesty system for drinks as well as free plunger coffee available to all guests. The historic... More

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themadsenpenguin, Owner at The Madsen Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Penguin. It is unfortunate you picked the Deluxe Room, the cheapest room that is ranked last on our website. You are correct in stating that room is not 4.5 stars. We have different ratings depending on the room, and since taking over in late 2011 we have constantly been upgrading the facilities... More

Brisbane
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stayed here on the 20th December on our way from Launceston to Cradle mountain. What a wonderful place, clean, friendly, and we had a wonderful ocean front view. Loved the free real coffee for plunger. Again we loved the honesty system for wine so you didn't have to trek too far. Our hosts were wonderful, helpful and friendly. We... More

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Address: 64 Main Road, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Penguin
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