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157-165 Scamander Avenue Scamander, Scamander, Tasmania 7215, Australia
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Pelican Sands Scamander
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nelson Bay, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the descrtiption given, as a studio apartment with quality furnishings and a price tag of $135 a night with no breakfast, I was looking forward to this night. it turned out to be a Besser brick 1970s motel unit. Yes, it had had a lick of paint and a refurbished bathroom and good towels but not nearly good enough... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. What a difference a few days make. The guests who wrote the previous review on this site stayed in the same room and loved Pelican Sands, so much so they extended their stay. A few errors/assumptions in your review do require clarification. We have two different room options offered, a Studio which you booked or... More 

Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are staying in room 2 as I write this review, all I can say is FANTASTIC could not ask for better and the owners are wonderful down to earth people and the cat is a joy, would be happy recommend this place to my friends.

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We guessed that you really liked Pelican Sands when you extended your 3 day stay into a 4 day stay. We also enjoyed the chats we had with you during your stay. I am also sure that Gidget (the 3 legged cat) enjoyed your company as well. You were certainly relaxed and refreshed at... More 

Willaston, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights, as we pulled up my first thoughts were what we have let our selves in for. We had the self-contained apartment, furniture could do with updating, we only had breakfast there and the cooking facilities were perfect, the views were to die for just beautiful, we sat out side with a glass of wine... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Scamander is a sleepy little town in the most stunning of locations. Peaceful, quiet, relaxing and the stunning waterfront scenery. The structure of the buildings are the original brick which we have rendered & painted, freshening them up but still retaining that coastal "beachshack quality". We would love to be in the position to update... More 

Mandurah, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed in Unit 4 for two nights in January 2015. Perfect location at the mouth of the river, with a grassed area between the unit and the water. Beautiful, uninterrupted view of the beach and the river mouth. Clean unit with a comfortable bed and good water pressure. Furniture is a little bit dated but had everything you need... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we would like very much to welcome you back to Pelican Sands. We do enjoy a lot of repeat guests & referral bookings. At the risk of repeating myself, yes the location and views are stunning and continue to dazzle our guests. It is really a beautiful spot. We take a lot of pride... More 

Lismore NSW
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We booked a studio room (room 2). Amazing view over the water and such a beautiful walk to the mouth of the river and then to the ocean. We sat at one of the picnic tables on dusk with a glass of wine and the view and tranquility was amazing. So clean and well presented. Great value in a beautiful... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! It takes a lot of effort to maintain a property like this and it is most rewarding to receive thanks from our guests, it does mean a lot. We do the cleaning & laundry ourselves and it is nice to know that our efforts are appreciated. Many of our guests sit on the waterfront... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Pelican Sands turned out to be much more than we expected. We stayed in the waterfront queen studio. As you walk in, the view through the large window is amazing. Because we arrived after hours (around 5:30 pm), we pretty much picked up the keys, got to our studio, and headed to the beach to look for/chase the Pelicans. There... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always glad to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us at Pelican Sands. Scamander is a small and somewhat sleepy coastal town which everyone finds very relaxing and peaceful. We have tried to provide all of the necessary "bits & pieces" for our guests so that they are able to... More 

Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Expected this to be a standard motel accommodation, but the revamp they have done is fabulous! The rooms has been tastefully renovated. The ability to walk to the beach to see all the birds was lovely and the restaurant was fantastic. We felt a little less homesick with the visits from Gidget the three legged cat. The rooms featured bold,... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you very much! Scamander is a real jewel of the East Coast of Tasmania. We are always pleased when our guests enjoy their stay with us. This is our 8th summer here and we have undertaken considerable refurbishments and it is still a "work in progress"; there is always something to do. It is rewarding... More 

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great value accommodation, clean, comfortable, recently renovated and right on the Scamander estuary great for bird watching. Restaurant next door served a delicious dinner. Guy on check in very friendly but wasn't owner - we didn't meet them but only stayed one night. Some of the appliances (hair dryer, heaters) had seen better days. Beds very comfortable. Three legged cat... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad to hear that you were pleased with our accommodation. Our location is absolutely beautiful, right on the waterfront & river mouth with miles of pristine waterways & beaches to explore; total relaxation. We also have many large colonies of migratory birds and some species which are not found elsewhere nesting on... More 

Tweed Heads, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We visited Pelican Waters while touring the east coast of Tassie. Unfortunately we were only able to stay one day but what a great location, fantastic hosts and the restaurant food was great.You won't find a cleaner motel and the bed was very comfortable.

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. It is always nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us, no matter how short. I always say a good bed, a good shower and cleanliness are important factors when providing somewhere for weary travellers to rest. Hopefully if you are passing our way again... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

For a couple of cat lovers missing our pets at home, Pelican Sands catered to our every need by supplying a complimentary cat! On our arrival we were met by Gidget, the tabby/tortie 3-legged hostess, who escorted us to our room and made sure we were happy with our lodgings, which of course we were! Our studio room - which... More 

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MGill60, Owner at Pelican Sands Scamander, responded to this review

Wow, what can I say, Thank you very much. It is not uncommon for our guests who are animal lovers to appreciate our Gidget. she is very welcoming and really does enjoy a pat and a visit if you make her welcome. When we receive reviews like yours it makes all of our hard work worthwhile. We do try to... More 

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Address: 157-165 Scamander Avenue Scamander, Scamander, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Scamander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Pelican Sands Scamander Tasmania

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