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Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed January 31, 2014

The perfect location for seeing Port Arthur. After spending a day at Port Arthur, we were able to drive the short distance back to our rooms, cook dinner, then return for the Ghost Tour. The rooms are large, modern and clean, and at a very affordable price. Finding great accommodation like this, for an affordable price, is why I use...

1Thank Vince L
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom cottage with our own private balcony and gas grill. The cottage was comfortably furnished. The grounds were gorgeous. There is a small beach on the property. If I ever get the opportunity to go back to the Tasman Peninsula I would stay here. There is a lemon tree on the grounds, which you can...

1Thank Momski1620
Reviewed January 16, 2014

The hosts were wonderful and beautiful people -- hospitable and helpful. The unit was impeccably clean and well stocked with necessities. We definitely recommend anyone who wants to be near Port Arthur and the surrounding sights to stay there.

Thank Tahune
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed January 14, 2014

A very nice option to enjoy Tasman Pensinula and avoid the tourist crowds around Port Arthur. The small village is close to everything and the cottages are delightful. The price is very good for a fully equipped, perfectly clean and cosy cottage with a lot of space. The terrace including the barbeque are perfect for warm summer evenings. The owners...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed December 13, 2013

This place is fantastic. The rooms are very well appointed, the property is beautiful and the location is perfect for exploring the peninsula. We stayed in Unit 1 with 2 children and it was awesome. We spent 8 days in Tasmania visiting Sisters beach, Cradle Mountain, Strahan, Hobart and the Tasman Peninsula. This was the nicest accommodation we had during...

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Yateley, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 28, 2013

We stayed in the studio room for one night in October, having spent the day at Port Arthur Historic Site, ready to travel Hobart airport for a late morning flight to Sydney the following day. The owners were very friendly and helpful. It was excellent value for money, clean, of reasonable size for two. The gardens had outside seating and...

Thank Ray P
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 21, 2013

The owners here were extremely friendly and helpful and gave us lots of information on the local area. The small studio room we stayed in was perfect for us. It was extremely clean and we had everything we needed. There was also a fantastic bbq for our private use, which was great. The views across the bay from the end...

Thank Ambling_Em
Perth, Australia
Reviewed May 13, 2013

We stayed for two nights. The studio room was a little small and it was hard to fit our luggage in, there was a small kitchenette (microwave/kettle/toaster) and a bathroom that was almost bigger than the actual room. There was no sink in the kitchen area so we had to wash the dishes in a tiny bathroom sink. It was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed April 12, 2013

We went to Hobart from Sydney for our babymoon and we stayed in Abs by the bay for one night on 5th April, which we felt now that we should stayed there more nights! We were so happy of what we seen when we arrived to Abs by the Bay, we arrived there around 6pm, we enjoyed our beautiful sundrown...

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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed April 10, 2013

We were visiting the Port Arthur historical site on a 2 day pass so needed to stay somewhere overnight. We chose to stay in the Skippers studio which is the motel style room, perfect for a quick stay. Apart from the stunning gardens, the room is absolutely spotless and very well appointed. The hosts were lovely and helpful. We didn't...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abs by the Bay provides contemporary apartment accommodation set in attractive gardens with access to waterfront of Little Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula just 10 minutes from Port Arthur. Choose from spacious one or two bedroom apartments each with their own fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom and outdoor barbeque area, or a one bedroom studio suite with tea/coffee making facilities. With its modern style, convenient location and affordable rates, Abs by the Bay is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers to just relax, unwind and enjoy what the region has to offer, it is a popular tourist destination, renown for its sheltered rainforests, unspoilt natural beauty, spectacular scenery of rugged ocean cliffs, surf beaches, wildlife, adventure and heritage of the past and present. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abs by the Bay

Address: 5730 Arthur Highway, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Price Range: $82 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abs by the Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“small and quaint - ground beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles huntar, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“"The Deck" was very roomy and quiet, but I think they are all equally good. You can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles Adventurista_12, Dec 9, 2015 | Read review
“skippers unit perfect little unit for couple only. Larger units available for larger family or group.”
 of 5 bubbles Kumbasari, Apr 11, 2015 | Read review
“The DECK is the best cottage in term of view”
 of 5 bubbles JLIM123, Dec 10, 2014 | Read review
“From what I could see, they're all great! :-)”
 of 5 bubbles Ambling_Em, Oct 21, 2013 | Read review
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