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The Madsen Boutique Hotel

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64 Main Road, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little guest house on the Main Street of Penguin opposite the beach. Our room was very quiet, big enough even with an additional fold out sofa and two cots, the bed was comfy and it had a nice enough bathroom - it didn't have a view which was fine as we weren't planning to be in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Penguin is just east of Burnie and a quiet little seaside town. The Madsen is a former bank which has been converted into a number of units, and it sits right across from the beach. Lots of facilities including the downstairs bar which runs on the honour system, free WiFi and as much plunger coffee as you can make. This... More 

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Thank Ian H
Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay in a ground floor large apartments. Nice decor very good hospitality. Nice cooked breakfast daily. Great pleasant place to stay in this part of Tasmania- quite and peaceful accommodation option. Debbie

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Thank 89loloa
Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My Husband and I had travelled to North West Tasmania for Personal reasons. As we have a Motor Home and normally travel to Tassie every year and stay in Caravan Parks but had to fly this time Mid December. Beautiful Hotel, fantastic views from our room. very spoilt, Excellent decor, Very Clean. The Owner was very attentive, helpful and Good... More 

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Thank Gloria K
Hampton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The web site describes the Madsen as "Situated in the heart of the Penguin Coast in majestic North West Tasmania with breathtaking views over Bass Strait." - we could not agree more! Snuck away for a night with my wife, being able to leave the kids with their grandparents for the evening. We stayed in the Penthouse room which was... More 

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Thank Heath71Hampton
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Happened upon the Madsen by chance and ended up in the best (and most expensive) room in the house as a special treat to finish off our holiday. Room was great except for having to climb steps to get to the bathroom - a challenge especially in the middle of the night in the dark. Also we were there on... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Not impressed. Arrived at 3.30pm and no one at Reception. Rang and after 5 minutes was guided through the front door to the ground floor room. On opening the door ( towards you in narrow hall, trying to get suit cases through the door wasn't good, small because the bed and stool were at the door. Once inside, door opened... More 

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

We are deeply sorry this guest was unhappy with his stay with us. Reception is usually attended, but when not attended, we send a text message to guests who have made a prior booking, giving them the access code into the hotel, with their keys, check-in form and breakfast menu awaiting them at the reception counter. I do recall this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

would love to have spent longer here. Great location, beautiful room, comfy bed. Freshly ground coffee, complimentary chocolates, port, sherry. Very, very nice. Breakfast was delicious and served with a smile. Would highly recommend.

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Thank nakink
Sunshine Coast QLD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Stayed here in a std room overnight for a school reunion, the rooms are lovely (Std room small so I would upgrade next time) but just lovely. Everything was well appointed throughout the old bank converted into a hotel and they had an honour system with the bar. Wow only in lovely Tassie can you do that! The port and... More 

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Thank Kellie C
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

The Madsen is a former bank in the quaint seaside town of Penguin, in Tasmania. Originally built in 1902, the building has now been converted into a small hotel, with an emphasis on quality and service. Phil greeted us on arrival, with a warm welcome. He booked us in and showed us to our ground floor room, the former bank... More 

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