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Beachside Retreat West Inlet

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253 Stanley Highway, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Beachside Retreat West Inlet
Ranked #2 of 7 Stanley B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Burnie, Australia
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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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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
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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
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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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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

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We travelled to Tasmania to plan a 2 week holiday for a group of 15 couples driving old sports cars. We drove over 700kms the first day and 800 kms the third but in between had a 2 night 1 day stay at Beachside Retreat - what bliss. The weather was kind so we enjoyed the spa in the sand... More

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

Hi Kerry, Thank you for your review. You certainly were on a mission. I'm sure your old sports cars will travel at a more leisurely pace, later in the year. I'm pleased that you enjoyed the outside, heated spa in the dunes, over looking the beach and exploring the pretty town of Stanley; one of Tasmania's iconic villages. Glad to... More

Kilauea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in March 2014. It was a great way to end our three week trip around Tassie. We really enjoyed our wonderful cabin and the serenity of the location. The cabins are very unique in the way they are designed and positioned well in relation to each other offering maximum privacy. The Retreat is close... More

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

Hi JessRobt, Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you found your way here on the off-chance that we had availability on the day and were so impressed that you stayed three nights. As you noticed, all cabins are situated in the coastal vegetation and offer individual screening and privacy from each other. You would never know... More

Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stayed in the Pelican cottage and found it to have everything we needed. Although we were not there in the red hot summer we did find a lot of heat comes in via the large windows, and the A/C was struggling to keep the place cool. But otherwise the place was fantastic. Bed very comfortable. The beach was very... More

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

Hi nikowgcf, Thank you for your long review. Fortunately with a cool maritime climate, north west Tasmania escapes the searing heat and high humidity of many mainland states, with a mean average summer temperature of 21 degrees C. The 4.5 kva inverter should have been sufficient to maintain a comfortable temperature. Glad you enjoyed the contemporary cabin, secluded beach and... More

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Address: 253 Stanley Highway, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Stanley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Beachside Retreat West Inlet Stanley, Tasmania

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