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Bay View Guesthouse

16 - 20 Alexander Terrace, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 7 Stanley B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    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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hobart
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Stanley last Thursday on a very wet & cold afternoon. Checked out a couple of places to stay that had phone numbers outside but either very expensive or not answering. Lucky for us Stuart came out & asked us if we were looking for a bed. We had room 3 & it was a very large warm... More

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ssbayview, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

A lovely Thankyou for taking the time and effort in leaving feedback for the Bayview here on Tripadvisor, Stanley has had very few wet and miserable days this winter ..sadly you arrived on one...how lovely it was to have you arrive on our doorstep though..the cooler months maybe apon us but it has shown our guests how beautiful and cosy... More

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Sandy provides comfortable and welcoming accommodation together with quirky decoration and provision of some gourmet goodies. Loved the crisp white high quality bed linen. Good location, views and a helpful host, perfect for a stay in Stanley.

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ssbayview, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much for leaving us feedback on Tripadvisor we love to hear from everyone whom stays with us at the Bayview, i am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us..i have had nothing but positive feedback about our choice of linen, nothing like snuggling into 1oootc linen for an enjoyable nights sleep, we do hope your travels home... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at this truly lovely place and wished we were able to stay longer but had to get back to Devonport. The owners are really friendly and helpful. Their rooms are spacious and ensuites bright and airy. We would come back to Stanley just to stay here.

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ssbayview, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for taking time out of your travels to leave us a review here, we do love to hear feedback given by everyone, we are so happy you all enjoyed your stay with us, we loved meeting you all and having a chat, we do hope you all get to venture back to Stanley again one day i... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

What a gem. Absolutely loved our stay at Bayview Guest House in Stanley. Sandy and Stuart are lovely. 4 of us had what was a 2 bedroom townhouse accommodation beautifully decorated by Sandy. Arrived to find fresh milk in the fridge, heaps of cereals to choose from and best of all some yummy homemade chic chip biscuits in an old-fashioned... More

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ssbayview, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Pip for taking the time to leave us a review on Tripadvisor.. "our best stay in Tasmania" wow...i am so humbled that you think of us so highly, thankyou ..The Bayview was built in 1849 and the "the bar" apartment was as it is named, the Bar when it was a pub all those years ago, all our guests... More

Adelaide, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I think there's a lot to like about this place. The friendliness of the owner has been mentioned previously. It's in a great spot with a nice view. A short walk to the cafes and shops of Stanley in one direction and a couple of restaurants and the wharf in the other direction. What we didn't like were really small... More

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ssbayview, Manager at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

We would firstly love to thankyou very much for taking time to leave us a detailed response on Tripadvisor. We agree there is many many great things to like about Stanley, we truly are very lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world surrounded by many beautiful views,historic buildings, cafe's, resturants etc! To answer your niggling "dislikes"... More

NSW Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Bayview for two nights. We were made to feel very welcome right from the start by Sandy. Our ensuite room facing the bay was on the ground floor and we loved it. It had everything we needed and the view from the room was of the bay and down to the harbour. An... More

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ssbayview2013, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Brian & Irena it was wonderful meeting you both and for two people whom have traveled as extensive as you both have it is a humble compliment to hear your kind words..you are correct in you comments that upstairs has wonderful views but sadly those rooms do not yet have the amenities the Queen suites downstairs have..one day hopefully, it... More

Friday Harbor, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Wanted to stay near The Nut so we could hike up early the next morning - this place is directly below the cliffs - and old hotel that is being redone by a young couple. The owner could not have been nicer, and was very enthusiastic about her hotel and her town. We were given an upstairs room with a... More

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ssbayview2013, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Carol for taking the time to leave us a valuable review, we do very much appreciate it. I loved greeting you both and i am so please you loved our "green" room..one of my favorites for the devine dormer windows and the views it presents..i hope you didn't have to many gems from your walk along Tatlows beach and... More

South West Rocks
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We drove into Stanley initially only going to stay for one night, but we just had to stay two. Our first night was at the Bay View Guesthouse, an absolute great place to stay in Stanley, tucked under the "Nut" with spectacular views, the room had everything you need with breakfast all in the room for the morning. Owners are... More

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ssbayview2013, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Greg for taking the time to leave a review for us i truly appreciate it, it was a pleasure to meet you both..alot of Guest simply do not realise how much Stanley has to offer and i am so glad you stayed on the extra day to explore our little village..nothing is a hassle for my guests..that is what... More

Glengarry, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Very friendly, local owner, Sandy made us feel welcome and is a real asset to her business. We enjoyed our stay for two nights very much. The room (1) was tastefully decorated and had everything we needed. A couple of chairs would probably be helpful as one has to move the couch around to watch the TV but that was... More

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ssbayview2013, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Rohan on kindly leaving a review for us, i loved meeting you both and we are so very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and Stanley! Thankyou for your kind words. We totally understand your comments on the sofa/t.v situation...Suite 1 is our last room at the Bayview to undergo it's "transformation"...including a fresh coat of paint..new kitchenette... More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This was a place we chose from the net. What a find great. Hosts who we found most friendly and very knowledgeable of the local area and venues to eat. We did eat at the crayfish restaurant the first night and very disappointed and took their advise the second night eating at Touchwood which was very good

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ssbayview2013, Owner at Bay View Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dearest Phil & Trish..from the moment you both arrived in your "beast" until you sadly left us i can honestly say it was nothing but a pleasure having you both stay with us..we are disappointed you received an unpleasant meal, it does take the shine off your stay away when this happens..we do our best to explain each eatery for... More

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Address: 16 - 20 Alexander Terrace, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Stanley
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1949, The Bayview has had a colourful history. From its humble days as a pub in the early 1970s it was left stripped and abandoned almost on the verge of being demolished. Over the next 15 years it underwent change and renovation into the building it is today....do not judge a book by its cover. Her bold colour assures the Bayview never blends into the background; she stands proud and refuses to be missed, but her interior is undergoing some major cosmetic updating to reflect the history of the building and incorporate some modern creature comforts. Sitting on 3/4 acre of land, the Bayview boasts views from every angle and window, private courtyards verandahs, private balconies and a wandering garden full of trees, flowers and wildlife, so sit back with a hot cuppa, or a glass of wine while the kids play, we are all about family and relaxing and enjoying everything the Bayview and Stanley have to offer! ... more   less 
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