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Norfolk Bay Convict Station

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were thrilled with the service we were provided by this beautiful couple , it was everything we hoped for it be, it showed that you don't have to have much to be happy, it showed back then life was simple unlike the way the world is of today, I look back on my trip here at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay, were only going to stay one night but just had to extend our stay, highly recommended The owners were very helpful given great advice on where to go around the area including places not on the map It made a great hub for our visit to port Arthur and the surrounding areas

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We had a lovely room and enjoyed sitting in the lounge sipping port with the fire burning. This is an amazing place for anyone interested in colonial history of Australia. Highly recommended and glad I booked here. Breakfast was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

A historic gem. The first railway in Australia (albeit man powered) and you stay in the first railway station in Australia and the first hotel in Tasmania! You get a dedicated bathroom, but not ensuite. Lots of home made food. Well placed for the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Port Arthur. We should have stayed another night! The tickets for Port... More 

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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Small Bed and Breakfast perfectly suitable as a base to explore the peninsula. The rooms are well appointed and the breakfast contains only local produce. The hosts are great and very helpful providing a lot of information helpful to all their guests. Thoroughly recommended 😃

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Thank Calin P
Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Lorella and Lynton were fantastic hosts in this historic bed and breakfast. Stunning views of the bay, a home packed of interesting photos and historic facts, fabulous breakfast with home made bread and jams; our stay was a pure delight, we loved the Laurel suits authentic charm and could have stayed so much longer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here Friday and Saturday. From the start the host was so good nothing was to much trouble. Room (Post Office) was very very nice. Beds are comfortable. It was like going back in time to the old world, as if you were visiting your grandparents when you were a kid. Being Irish I felt I was back in my... More 

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Kiama, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We stayed 3 nights in the Post Office Suite with its Post Office memorabilia on the wall and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house has so many features that make a B & B a wonderful experience. The sight of the historic house next to the beautiful water and jetty thrilled us immediately and we were delighted by the welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. One, the night before we began the Three Capes Track Walk from Port Arthur and the second night when we returned from the walk. It is a delightful home.......very relaxing, quiet and full of many interesting books, paintings/ drawings. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. Loved the beautiful breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Lynton and Lorella (the owners) made us feel welcome the second we stepped into the house and provided us with an extraordinary room, rich breakfast and glimpses into the past of the historic building in its picturesque surrounding.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tired of staying in the same old impersonal hotel, unit or suburban house? Then stay in a 170 year old part of Australia's history. In continuous use since circa 1838, the Norfolk Bay Convict Station has a long history of warm hospitality and a strong connection with the history and landscape within which it sits. This iconic, absolute waterfront historic house was convict built in 1838 as part of the Port Arthur penal settlement. It now offers guests a unique experience whilst also offering warm, hosted and comfortable heritage accommodation a short 10 minute drive from Port Arthur and the many attractions of the Tasman Peninsula. Come, stay and be welcomed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Norfolk Bay Convict Station

Address: 5862 Arthur Hwy | (10 km before Port Arthur), Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Price Range: $102 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Norfolk Bay Convict Station 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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