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Waterloo Inn Hotel

Franklin St Swansea, TAS 7190, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Swansea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Nothing to add, really. It's ok in a 1980s way. Great view though. Move along, there's nothing to see here folks, I've got to waffle of until I hit 200 characters or TA won't publish my review- almost there - okay, you can go now.

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Halifax, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We spent 2 nights here and really liked being right on the beach. Most rooms have view onto beach but there is no elevator for the upper 2 floors. The room was a good size but somewhat dated. It was great to have free wifi included as it is quite rare to find in Tasmania. Breakfast was delivered to room... More

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Melbourne, Victoria
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22 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We arrived in Swansea late afternoon after our exploring took longer than we had anticipated and decided to stop for the night rather than driving back to Launceston. We spotted a sign from the road that the Waterloo Inn were offering 'discounted' rooms and as we were exhausted decided to go check it out. We arrived at an unmanned reception... More

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Fishkill, New York
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115 reviews 115 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The room was clean but simple and the views were good. Helpful staff, ample parking and friendly hotel restaurant. No elevators make getting bags to your room difficult on the upper "motel" levels. Beds were ok. I was a bit underwhelmed by the accommodations.

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The room was simple but clean. It had old, outdated decor but was quite comfortable. Staff were hit and miss - one was apathetic, the other was lovely. The bathroom has a shower over bath. The hotel restaurant is open for dinner but not all mornings for breakfast. Good for a short stop on your travels and centrally located to... More

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Townville, South Carolina
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335 reviews 335 reviews
127 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The hotel is very nice. The staff is very helpful and gave us good advise on finding dinner, etc... The room is clean and comfortable. The have free Wi-Fi, cable tv, hot pot, tea and mini fridge in the room. They have a free laundry room with a washer and dryer. You can see the water from every room. Very... More

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Yass, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We booked a room that had a double and single bed and while the room is dated, we found that it was comfortable, well appointed and had plenty of room. Other reviews commented on the lack of lift to get to the higher levels and while there are only stairs, we found them easy to use. The views are wonderful... More

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This was a late booking by my fiancé having been let down by another place nearby. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. He booked the executive suite, yes the furnishings are a little dated, but a smile was put on our faces when we saw the bar in the suite, a quirky touch. The bathroom was lovely and clean... More

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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Room was clean and a basic motel room, good for a night or two but not too long. Shops and restaurants within walking distance. If you want to go to Wineglass bay this is a little far, would recommend staying in Bicheno

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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The furnishing is real dated but the view is great. It is right next to the beach. Bed feels clean and so do the towels. Hot water available. The steak is fantastic at the restaurant. Overall, i find it acceptable but my friend's kids didnt. I dont think this motel appeals to the younger generation. There is no lift/elevator so... More

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Address: Franklin St Swansea, TAS 7190, Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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