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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Strahan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
largeaslife Perth, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I had a really wonderful stay here. We had a lovely 2 bedroom spa suite right on the water's edge and woke up to the most amazing views with mirror like water complete with resident ducks. The apartment was lovely and clean and well equipped. Complimentary decanter of port and chocolates were very welcome after a long... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at Risby Cove after our stay in adjoining cabins by the lake. We received a warm greeting. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom spacious and clean. The lake serene, and so still, contrasted with the freshly mown grass by the cabins, it could have been a postcard scene. We were most delighted by the presence of... More

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Launceston, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a return visit, we managed to get the same room as the last stay and its just as good. Staff are exceptional, Risby Cove is in great location without being in the middle of town . The rooms have a wonderful views across the water to the town area, and there is a lovely short walk along the... More

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Perth, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a unit right on the water front with an amazing view back into town. I don't think you could stay in a better location in Strahan. Only a short walk, about 10 minutes into town. But very quite and relaxing. It was Winter so there weren't many people around and the restaurant looked empty a few nights. We... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night at 2014/05/26, the look outside is "old". But inside very clean and warm. The restaurant also very good. All the staff are very nice. Only 2 mins drive to the ferry port, where you can take the ship to Gordon River, Hell Gate. But there are only staff available from 0900, so if you check-out earlier... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Jetty which was a two bedroom apartment with a fully stocked kitchenette. As it was upstairs it was very private and had a magical view over the water. The furnishings, carpet and all kitchen utensils were new and very clean. Sadly the bed was old and uncomfortable, I hate criticizing this place as we really enjoyed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I recently stayed at Risby Cove based solely on previous reviews however I have to scratch my head and wonder why previous reviewers gave it such a glowing report. Risby Cove is well located with nice views and the staff were very pleasant and friendly. The rooms are spacious and well appointed however there are a couple of minor things... More

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We enjoyed warm, friendly and prompt service at Risby Cove both at reception and in the restaurant. The "motel" is in a great location with views across the water towards Strahan village, but also within walking distance of the village. The rooms are spacious and well equipped. Recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We loved the night we spent at Risby Cove and wished we could have stayed longer. Risby Cove looks like it is a small fishing settlement, with its own private boat harbour and expansive views across the Strahan Harbour. Ducks waddle across the grass or swim right up to the restaurant. We had cheese & wine on the deck in... More

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Lismore, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Strahan was our favourite place in Tasmania. The Cove was away from the main centre of town so in a quiet location, but an easy five minute walk to get to the centre where the Gordon River boat leaves. This cruise is a must. Staff were all fabulous. Our room, the Beach, was over the restaurant so a little noisy.... More

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Address: The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Strahan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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