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Shearwater Cottages

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   9 Shearwater Boulevard, Port Sorell, Tasmania 7307, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Gunnedah NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent little apartment, clean and tidy, set in a lovely courtyard, very pleasant but with a few little problems. The kitchen is probably the biggest let down to an otherwise great place. There is no stove or cooktop, a serious lack of utensils and no exhaust fan in the kitchenette area. Don't expect to be able to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a small motel now owned by the bigger resort. The room was spacious, comfortable and very clean. There was everything you need for a self contained unit. At $120 a night we thought this was good value. Very close to the beach (one street back) and opposite the shops.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

We were confused when we arrived here. We unloaded our baggage, found eventually the well hidden reception, only to find a notice telling us to go a couple of hundred metres to the resort hotel. It transpired that the owners had sold and recently left. This meant that when the wifi stopped working during our two night stay, reception at... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on business only for the night. Great cottage, very clean and well set up. Close to the pub and supermarket. Small kitchette, well appointed. Very clean and extremely tidy. Private setting but walls are thin.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We have just spent two nights at Shearwater Cottages and cannot find a fault with this little gem other than quite a firm bed, but thats a personal choice and there is no air conditioning. It has been very warm in Tasmania recently and a pedistal fan was put in the room, thats probably more comfortable than air con anyway.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We stayed in one of the cottages for 2 nights in January. The accommodation is located close to the main shopping area and not too far from the beach. The cottages are set back from the road. There are 6 cottages and are very well maintained by the owners, who are helpful and friendly. Our room was large with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Arrived off the ferry and found Shearwater Cottages easy and owners upon arrival were fantastic. Beautiful studio with everything you could possibly need or want. Only regret was we could only stay one night. If we ever get back to Tassie we will certainly stay longer. Thanks for everything

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Delightful, very clean and tidy, studio apartment, with double, 2 singles and sofa bed, could have slept 6 in comfort, though only two of us. Small manicured garden, strategically set out so you don't notice the neighbours. BBQ area with all the sauces and extras you might need. On site parking, with very short walk to shops, country club and... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We stayed at the Cottages after Christmas on the last leg of our Tasmanian Christmas break and after the usual and unexpected stresses of family Christmas, this was a wonderful, restful haven, even if only for one night. The studio room we stayed in was well equipped with everything you could need and would normally have at home. Lovely decor,... More

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Where do you start to descibe this amazing place. Fantastic and friendly hosts and fantastic accomodation.This would have to be one of the cleanest and tidiest accommodation establishments i have ever been to.All the little extras to make your stay enjoyable ,even down to the condiments for the bbq.Facilities virtually next door ie shops ,hotel,golf course and walking distance.Add this... More

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MGMack, Owner at Shearwater Cottages, responded to this review

Thankyou David we are pleased your stay was enjoyable, we like to make all our guests feel comfortable and relaxed as soon as they arrive More

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Address: 9 Shearwater Boulevard, Port Sorell, Tasmania 7307, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Port Sorell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shearwater Cottages 4*
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Relax in beautiful peaceful surrounding, clean comfortable affordable accommodation. Complex contains 6 studio apartments 5 with Queen beds with double sofa bed, 1 studio with double and 2 single beds. Kitchenette, Laundry, Barbeque, Free WiFi facilities. Within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. Close to Cradle Mountain and other iconic tourist destinations within Tasmania. ... more   less 
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