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The Fox and Hounds Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6789 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia (Formerly Chancellor Inn)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bathurst, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the motel were helpful and friendly however the rooms need to be renovated. The room we stayed in had a quite noticeable gap under the door and as it had been windy all the leaves and bark had been blown under the door. We had to use a towel to block the draft. I am glad we... More

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Mooroopna, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My family and I stayed here for 1 night. My wife was very unsettled and freaked out the whole time. The decor is old and tired, beds uncomfortable and the restaurant is very dark and dingy! Having done later research, I now understand why the unsettled feeling. An old motel which sadly needs updating. No phone or internet reception, the... More

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Port Fairy, Australia
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41 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Loved this motel as the rooms were very spacious and the sunny view from the large windows of the mountains and water were fabulous. Loved the decor of the Hotel and the food was quite good. If you are visiting Port Arthur or doing a Port Arthur Ghost tour This Hotel/Motel is only 1km away I would definately stay here... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here due to proximity to Port Arthur tourist attraction. Rooms were reasonable price but were cold. The entrance sign said last upgraded 2008, this should be removed,The unit was a bit tired, Only one of the twin beds had an electric blanket. The staff were average. When dining we had to order drinks from the bar then were given... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Came across this hotel on our way to Port Arthur as had no idea where we would stay that night , They had a big sign out front for $89 a night , has a restuarant great food lovely wood fire place lots of atmosphere the room was comfortable and clean could.t ask for any thing more ,maybe the pillows... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed for one night at The Fox and Hounds, Port Arthur and wished we could have stayed longer but due to our schedule, we couldn't. We turned up quite late, the staff were very friendly and accommodating; the chef whipped up a wonderful hearty and tasty meal for us. We stayed in the "honeymoon suite" which was lovely with... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We checked in at about 5pm on the 27th June and we were probably one of the few hotel guests there for the night. The accommodation looks tired and dated although fairly clean. Imagine a house and furnishings from the 1970s. The rooms were really cold despite of having one heater in the living room and one in the master... More

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Queenstown, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Fox and Hounds has plenty of character. Found the villas to be clean well presented and comfortable. The kitchen has everything that one would expect or want.Good value for families. Restaurant menu is fine and not expensive. Staff were friendly and helpful. Location is close to Port Arthur historic site.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We booked into the hotel at 7.10pm on a Friday evening after the Ghost Tour at Port Arthur. I was surprised the young man behind the reception desk say he was about to leave a note for me regarding our room. I asked him why are you closing as we were hoping to have dinner in the restaurant, to which... More

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Mackay, Qld, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is one of the few hotels in Port Arthur Area. We obtained a 2 for the price of 1 and I am very glad as I would not have been happy at all with paying full price. The room was adequate, there is no air conditioning which means when it is cold - as it is- you rely on... More

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Address: 6789 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia (Formerly Chancellor Inn)
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Port Arthur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fox and Hounds Inn 3*
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The Fox & Hounds Inn is an Olde English Tudor style hotel situated only 2km from Port Arthur. We have both motel style and two bedroom self contained villa accommodation separate from the main hotel. Landscaped gardens, water views, tennis court, children's playground, native wildlife, private jetty, restaurant, bar and bottle shop make this the ideal place to stay when visiting the area. ... more   less 
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