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Franklin Manor

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   75 Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 6 Strahan B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is an attractive Victorian property which is a five minute walk away from Strahan centre. Our room on the ground floor was very spacious, if a little bland. The bathroom, also, was very roomy. There is no central heating. Our room had a wall mounted heater which was very efficient and soon warmed up the room. The bathroom was... More

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Berry, NSWl
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22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were a party of two couples and Franklin Manor was perfect for our needs. Large rooms on the ground floor each with comfortable armchairs and a window seat. The bathroom was roomy and the decor very attractive. Jane and John were marvelous hosts, very friendly and helpful, they had the common room fires lit and they were so welcoming.... More

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Franklin Manor is a very attractive building with lots of character. I remember being awestruck when driving past this property 10 years ago when holidaying in Tassie. I never thought it would be in my budget to ever stay overnight. Our welcome from Jane was very warm and obliging. Our room was quite adequate including a couple of arm chairs,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Just a 10 min walk to the local pub and the dock for the Gordon river cruises. Franklin manor is a lovely homestead which hand been restored to a good standard. Rooms are large with period features, surrounded by lovely gardens. The hosts were great, very welcoming and happy to help, we we were hit with massive storm the night... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Character building with beautiful gardens and next to the Hogarth Falls which are well worth the visit. Friendly and helpful staff. Continental breakfast was adequate and the rooms very clean and comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Lovely old manor house with great rooms. The people running it are wonderful and are well suited to doing the running of this grand home. There a a couple of lounge areas with open fires,a wine space and dining room. You are encouraged to make yourself feel at home. Our room was large( although mattress not great) with a king... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Very ordinary breakfast if you expect any more than bread, cereal, yoghurt and fruits. Coffee from a machine is ver ordinary. Also, seems a bit too big for a b&b! House, grounds, managers are very nice though!

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Sedona, Arizona
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27 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

First of all, you have to think of the town of Strahan. A very unique town in a unique part of Tasmania, and Franklin Manor fits in with that uniqueness! The Manor is a beautiful historic mansion located in a pretty neighborhood. The hosts, John and Jane, were terrific hosts - kind and accommodating. Our room was comfortable and clean... More

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London, England
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Franklin Manor is located a 10 minute walk from the centre of Strahan which means that it is away from the considerable bustle (and parking problems) of the centre. The walk itself is delightful. As the house has a long history it does mean that the rooms are quite small and, of course, there is no lift which can cause... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Bed and breakfasts aren't really our thing, but we thought we'd give it a go as there wasn't too many other choices that seemed suitable. Pleasant people and well presented in a good heritage location. Agree with others that the the price of the room was a bit high given what it was. Having said that, Strahan was a very... More

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Address: 75 Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Strahan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Franklin Manor 3.5*
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Warmth and hospitality blends with contemporary elegance at Franklin Manor.This beautifully restored historic property, in the village of Strahan, sits at the edge of south-west Tasmania’s World Heritage Wilderness Area.At Franklin Manor, take a well-earned break in a standard queen room, or manor suite. Enjoy your breakfast in our dining room or on the porch overlooking the lush gardens.Immerse yourself in our island’s incomparable wilderness. Our staff can help you to choose an unforgettable Tasmanian experience, from a tranquil Gordon River cruise or scenic wilderness flight, to guided kayaking, bushwalking or four-wheel drive tours and the inspiring West Coast Wilderness Railway. You’ll return to the Manor comforts feeling invigorated and refreshed.After a day’s exploration, relax with a drink by the open fire. ... more   less 
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