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Beachside Retreat West Inlet

253 Stanley Highway, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely couple of nights in the 3 bed Lodge (older style but with all the comforts of home) Although next time I'm coming without the kids as the cabins look even better! Janette & Chris were very welcoming, even leaving some toys out for the kids. My husband had a ball collecting oysters from the rocks out... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Katie, Thank you for writing a review. Glad you enjoyed a relaxing stay here for your special anniversary. The 3 B/R spa lodge is ideal for families, being spacious, on one level and close to the pools. The newer, contemporary cabins and lodges for couples, all have magnificent sea views but have unfenced decks to the ocean and are... More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The above says it all. Have nothing but praise for the Beachside retreat and the delightful Chris and Janette. Everything was as it should be. Very warm and cosy, especially as the weather was not the best. Bed was very comfortable,shower excellent - just loved the stones floor.Decor in keeping with cabin design. Everything that was needed was there,and the... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Patricia, So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the weather, it can be very unpredictable in spring. Glad you liked the cabin design and decor; the rocks for the bathroom floor were collected from the beach at low tide. We also try to use home produced ingredients for the breakfast baskets as much as possible. The only sounds... More 

Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Greeted by the lovely Janette who showed us to our little peace of private paradise. Immaculate cabin with timber deck overlooking the beach. A circular port- hole window seat was the focal point of the unit. They even went to the trouble to have champagne, fresh flowers from their garden, chocolates and a card awaiting my arrival, which was a... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Trixie, Thank you for your wonderful review. We were thrilled that you enjoyed your special occasion in the privacy of our beachside retreat, a secluded haven away from the rest of the world. Xanders is a superb restaurant and always lives up to expectations. The Chairlift and Nut walk is a must-do when visiting Stanley, with dramatic scenery, even... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The property was a truly peaceful and relaxing place to stay. We spent 3 days and it was just what we needed only wish we could have stayed longer. The spa was great and the view. Everything was just such a great place to go to get away from it all.

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Julie E, Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay on our secluded property. This is just the place to relax and unwind with some guests staying here for up to a month. Don't forget to ask for our longer stay rates, next time. Sea Eagle, with the heated dune-top spa pool, which you loved, is our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I chose Beachside Retreat West Inlet as my three day holiday getaway from my busy family life because it was overlooking the ocean. It also needed to be a place of peace and beauty which would allow me to pursue my love of creative writing. It lived up to all of my expectations. The cabin was clean,modern and tastefully decorated.... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Ajosh, Thank you for your appreciative review. I am delighted that your expectations were met and you were able to accomplish your creative writing, as planned. The views from the cabins are all superb, making you feel that you are the only person on the planet; it is so peaceful and quiet here, apart from the sounds of the... More 

Burnie, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I spent two lovely nights at this gorgeous location. Needing a solitary weekend away I couldn't have asked for more; a beautifully appointed cabin right on the beach with stunning views and privacy. Great heating for the winter months, comfortable bed, well set out kitchen and bathroom. Very clean and comfortable. My favourite aspect may be the round window seat... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Sarah B, Thank you for your lovely review, written from the heart. I am so pleased that you were able to access the solitary environment you craved, and returned to work less stressed, than when you first arrived. This is a wonderful place to rejuvenate; just you, the sounds of the sea, the cries of the birds and the... More 

Geelong, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The property is in an excellent location in a truly unique part of the world. We were fortunate with a weekend of great weather essentially in the middle of winter. Located close to Stanley was a bonus in terms of good coffee and cafes. The units are well thought out and planned with a stunning view across the inlet. We... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Oceanroad2013, Thank you for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed our superb location on West Inlet. We shall never loose the magnificent view, having about 2 km of private beach frontage to high watermark, which is pretty rare in Australia. The temperatures of the cabins are always checked, pre-arrival, winter and summer, to ensure a comfortable ambiance for guests;... More 

Burnie, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We spent a relaxing four days here. Stanley is our favourite Tas town and both the town and Beachside Retreat are hidden gems. The location of Beachside Retreat is superb and the cabins are located on the sand dunes, and couldn't be any closer to the beach. Great views of the changing tides, skies and sunsets from the cabin. The... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi DebM, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay and took advantage of our special Winter Retreat rate. The weather is constantly changing here, sometimes several times a day, which can be challenging at this time of year. The ecocabins are very snug and warm in Winter and were planned with every... More 

Launceston, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We loved our 2 nights to rest and recharge ourselves here.Amazing amount of information about Stanley and far NW Tas,local native animals and birds.It was great to have time to read and learn lots.Our larger unit was very comfortable and cosy.Very clean and inviting.Comfy and warm bed.Wonderful spa.We had a long walk along the west inlet towards Stanley,fascinated by the... More 

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Louise, Thank you for your review, from a different perspective. We were very pleased you managed to fit in 2 days R and R away from your busy lives and actually found time to sit and read about our wonderful area and the unique wildlife. West Inlet beach is perfect for long walks and to appreciate nature. It is... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The property had all we needed and more and the view was amazing. We had a very relaxing stay and recommend this property to anyone wanting to stay at Stanley. The breakfast provisions were yum, especially the home made jam! :-)

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beachsideretreat, Owner at Beachside Retreat West Inlet, responded to this review

Hi Serrin, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so pleased that you had everything that you needed to enjoy your stay here. Also thank you for recommending us to everyone; it is very much appreciated. Maybe we shall see you again one day. All the best Janette. More 

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Address: 253 Stanley Highway, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Stanley
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Number of rooms: 5
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