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Lester Cottages

42 Gordon Street, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 9 Swansea B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
JaneG546 Perth
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled upon this cottage after travelling for 2 weeks and wanting to cook for ourselves. So glad we did. Swansea is a very quiet town but close to Freycinet, a lovely place to visit. Robin, our host, gave us a warm welcome and was very accomodating, even organising our washing so we could visit the sites instead of waiting... More

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Brisbane, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A very nice find. Well located with beautiful views. Neat and comfortable cottage with perfect hosts. Definitely recommend for a stay in Swansea. Close to wineries, Freycinet National Park and the quaint town centre.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
39 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Excellent location, excellent hosts, excellent value. Cozy, clean & comfortable cottage to stay in, beautiful sunsets to watch of an evening. My husbands a repeat stayer here for work & won't book anywhere else when staying in Swansea. Thank you.

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We recently had the pleasure of spending a few days at this really delightful place. Lester Cottages are small, cosy, cute,comfortable, just right for two people. Robyn our host was the most delightful person, very helpful and a little concerned that my husband may not fit in the shower as he is well over six feet, but he did. The... More

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Sheffield, Tasmania, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We had intended to stay at Bicheno but it was booked out so we looked a little further South along the path of our trip. We stayed two nights in Swansea, instead, and the experience was lovely. It was by accident, effectively, that we found Lester Cottages and we are still congratulating ourselves on the happenstance! The cottages are clean... More

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We absolutely loved staying here! The cottages are in English style and very cute. The owners put the fire on every day, so you come home to a warm and cosy cottage after a day of exploring the Tasman East Coast. When you go to Swansea, this is THE place to stay. They have a bbq, the views over the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This is what I envision a granny cottage would look like, if my granny had a bungalow out back. Very charmingly filled with mauve, doilies and kitch, it was very comfortable and quaint, with very friendly and helpful hosts. The bathroom is functional but tiny, and the bed was comfortable but the pillows were a bit flat (after staying the... More

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briar hill
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the oak suite which was quaint and charming with a terrific view of the ocean. The room was spotless with an old English cottage style. We found the hosts welcoming and friendly. The breakfast supplied catered perfectly for our needs and we enjoyed a relaxing bbq at night whilst watching the sun set. The decor and furnishing... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

Charming cottages overlooking the water about 1km from Swansea village. Really comfortable, full of character and very good value. Sadly I understand all the cottages are for sale at present so visit quickly before it's too late. The owners are charming as well.

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Gold Coast
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Stayed in an Oak bed sit cottage for one night. Chose to stay after enquiring about vacancies and found the owner so pleasant, friendly and willing to let us take a look. Only stayed the one night as we wanted to see some other parts of Tasmania before returning to Hobart. The bed was so comfortable and roomy - great... More

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Address: 42 Gordon Street, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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