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Norfolk Bay Convict Station

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Overview
5862 Arthur Hwy (10 km before Port Arthur), Taranna, Tasmania 7180 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Meeting Rooms
Pool
3.5 Star accommodation
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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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
$84 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Norfolk Bay Convict Station Tasmania/Taranna, Australia
Location
Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
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Contact
5862 Arthur Hwy (10 km before Port Arthur), Taranna, Tasmania 7180 Australia
Getting there
Hobart Airport24 mi
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

The Norfolk Bay Convict Station is a B&B conversion of an early colonial building used as part of the Port Arthur Prison, being the northern end of the convict railway. Situated on extremely picturesque Norfolk Bay, about 10 minutes car travel north of Port Arthur...More

Thank RobertMorrisNunn
Reviewed April 17, 2018

We stayed three nights in the family garden suite, which was good without being great. It's roomy, has a private bathroom and bunk beds in the same room as the queen bed so it served its purpose - clean, comfortable, quiet, non-haunted (or is it??)....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We really enjoyed the homely atmosphere of our comfortable room, and the great garden with chooks. We particularly appreciated the delicious fresh bread, home laid eggs and home made jams that were available for breakfast, and also the friendly and helpful hosts who knew when...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Beautiful location overlooking the water. The room was large, bathroom a good size. We had quite a big room with a couch area. Yes it is oldy-worldy, but that's surely what attracts people to stay! Can't understand the negative reviews on that point, if you...More

Thank jmm84
Reviewed February 22, 2018

I felt like I stepped back in time and the kitchen was to die for. If you like cooking, you will love cooking up and the staff allow you to. The staff were knowledgable and friendly. I was gobsmacked by the location and disregard Camberra...More

Thank Ryan S
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Lyndal C
November 19, 2014|
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Response from Greg041965 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, we stayed in the Jetty Room, which was a smaller room than some of the others, but would easily accommodate a portacot. You'll love the setting for the youngster! Regards, Greg
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"Every room it appears has a story, ours was the Tarana Post Office in the early part of the 20th century."
RobertMorrisNunn
Apr 29, 2018
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"The Garden Room was a generous size for three and opened on to a lovely garden at the back, where the..."
414susana
Mar 27, 2018
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"choose the garden room"
953ryans
Feb 22, 2018
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"Very historic building... The Post Office room was excellent"
Mal1960
May 17, 2017
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