We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

@ VDL Stanley

Certificate of Excellence
16 Wharf Rd, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
Hotel amenities
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
@ VDL Stanley
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
@ VDL Stanley
@ VDL Stanley
@ VDL Stanley
Write a Review

82 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    56
    18
    6
    1
    1
See reviews for
3
67
Solo
0
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (25)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (82)
  • Mar-May only
    (26)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (16)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (21)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (19)
All months
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stanley isn't the biggest place in the world and there really is a feeling of stepping back in time when you arrive. This carried over into our arrival @VDL - we got into town a little later than anticipated (4pm) to find an envelope attached to the reception door with our details on it, quirky but fine, I imagine you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geelong, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well appointed and very comfortable room. Couldn't fault the room. Like comments key taped to front door, which we felt was a quaint touch. Not often do your expectations get exceeded, but the did so here. Loved the standard of furnishing from the entry foyer to rooms. Congrats to the owners, keep up the high standard.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
116 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed in King Loft 2, and it has a view, but only through a wide high window. It's a great location and beautiful building, which seems largely an extended showroom for the Brown Dog shop that exists for people with a lot of money to spend on bric a brac. It seems to have cleaners there constantly, but it's... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Like previous reviews, our key was taped to the door, and we didn't get to meet anyone upon our arrival, this wasn't a problem as all of the instructions were pretty straight forward. Our room at The Base was great, quite spacious, contemporary, well thought out and had a great sized bathroom, very modern and sleek in design, we loved... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Deal, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Be very careful when you book the site does not make it clear that the Queen Rooms are in a cottage up the road! Quite who was more confused when we arrived at the property shown - us or the 3 Chinese families -who knew they had filled all the room - is debatable! Only after ringing the manager did... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We arrived in Stanley late one afternoon,and after a phone call to announce our latish arrival, we collected an envelope taped to the front door containing our key. We discovered that the heating system was broken ( by a large note taped to the front) but no alternative was provided. The blinds were broken ( my husband fixed them) and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
tasmania
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
48 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. We stayed in a King suite upstairs. The living area and bathroom were very spacious. The king size bed was ultra comfy. The building has been magnificently restored and refurbished. Downstairs is a beautiful, contemporary lounge areas for the guests to partake of. Can walk to everything in Stanley. Would definitely recommend staying here.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Devonport, Australia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Highly recommend VDL Stanley, clean and luxurious with quality furnishings and fittings. Comfortable bedding with a lovely lookout. Spacious with a beautifully designed bathroom. A wonderful place to stay! thank you

Was this review helpful? Yes
Queensland
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
72 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We only stayed for 1 night unfortunately at The Base. We could have easily stayed much longer. The room was so nice, so we'll decorated, with 2 easy chairs and a comfortable bed. At the front is you see the ocean and at the back is the Nut. The bathroom is great too with a large shower area. They provide... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

I was very happy with the accommodation here. Very comfortable room. Great location. Tastefully decorated. Parked right out the front. Lovely outlook over the bay. However I had booked at VDL. I was picturing sitting in the lovely lounge area here and was disappointed that management had not sent me a photo of the room I got at BASE instead.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

59 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (50)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (33)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities