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Reviewed February 21, 2016

Firstly you will need to search to make a link to talk to the lady that looks after the cottages. She is amazing and her name is Jan. She made our stay and I could not thank her enough. The cottage (Dolphin is the one we stayed in) is up on the hill in a prime location overlooking the bay.... More 

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Reviewed April 29, 2015

There are not enough adjectives to do justice to the Bay of Fire Character Cottages ... beautiful, stunning, best ever... are a few that just come to mind. We stayed in 'The Deluxe Cottage' in April and the amazement began with the turn of a key. The cottage itself was a great design.. my sister and her husband had the... More 

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Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed one night, we were very lucky because someone couldn't make their booking. I don't think that I have ever seen such a clean and tidy place ever!! Very cosy and relaxing. What a beautiful part of the world. We got takeaway from the restaurant next door, was just fish and chips. Very nice but a bit pricey, but... More 

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Reviewed April 15, 2015

We rented 'Kingfisher' for a couple of nights coming to the end of our brief foray into Tasmania. Directions were excellent and the cottage was just wonderful. The view from the balcony is just spectacular and we felt thoroughly spoilt! Everything you need is here. Well equipped and everything easy to operate (we took advantage of the laundry facilities). A... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed April 5, 2015

We booked the Burgess Cottage for two nights early March. It was the first place we stopped on the East Coast and it was stunning. Would have happily stayed a week if time allowed. The cottage was perfectly positioned for beach access (just over the road) and to Moresco restaurant (next door). The cottage was well equipped, very clean and... More 

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. Glad you thoroughly enjoyed the location. It is a very lovely peaceful spot. More 

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Reviewed April 3, 2015

We would return here again. Our cottage was squeaky clean, comfortable, and well equipped. The front deck overlooks the Bay and at the rear of the cottage a good sized barbeque area under shade. The fit out & décor is not high spec, but nor is it frilly vintage style either. It was a very neat cottage perfect for a... More 

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Hope you are able to return to this lovely area again soon. More 

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Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

Binalong Bay is such a beautiful area and these cottage's are perfectly positioned to take in the magnificent views. Our cottage was very clean and well equipped with everything you need for a lovely stay. A quick walk across the road and a long leisurely walk a along the beautiful beach, who couldn't ask for better.

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed this lovely part of the world More 

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Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

The cottages overlook the picturesque binnalong bay. You couldn't ask for a more stunning location. We wish we arrived earlier in the afternoon to enjoy the view more. Do a shop before you arrive in binnalong bay unless you plan eating out

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am so glad you enjoyed our lovely area and the view from your cottage. More 

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Reviewed February 1, 2015

We have stayed here three times over the years largely because of the location - easy access to the beach at Binalong Bay and unbeatable views across the Bay of Fires. The cottages are comfortable enough and suitable for family needs although quite dated given the price. They provide most basic needs of modern accommodation (including washing machine, hair dryer,... More 

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

I am disappointed that you saw necessary to post these comments. I do understand where this has come from and why. The previous two reviewers stayed in this very same cottage and loved it. They also said how comfortable the beds are. There are two extra dining chairs to use at the table for larger parties. One in the queen... More 

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Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed one night, but was a welcome relief after 10 days of hiking. Great view, great heating. Washing machine facilities with clothesline or clotheshorse for drying were excellent. Shower was hot with good water pressure. Beds were very comfortable. Driveway is very steep!! Moresco restaurant next door was exceptional, followed by a walk on beautiful beach with resident... More 

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. Glad you found the accommodation and our area to be so relaxing. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have four fully self contained,tourism Tasmania accredited one to three bedroom cottages with an onsite (licenced) Restaurant directly opposite the Binalong Bay beach.The cottages are set in a hill of native flora and fauna.The view from each cottage is to the white sands of the Binalong Bay beach and the azure waters and red rocky outcrops of the Bay of Fires as far as you can see up the coastline to Eddystone Light House.Enjoy swimming,snorkling,windsurfing,fishing,walking and exploring this area and all attractions nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Fires Character Cottages

Address: Main Road, Binalong Bay, Tasmania 7216, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Binalong Bay
Price Range: $111 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Bay Of Fires Character Cottages Hotel St Helens
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“Talk to Jan and book Dolphin!”
 of 5 bubbles mikea869, Feb 21, 2016 | Read review
“Every cottage has a great view... the restaurant next door is located at the bottom of the hill....”
 of 5 bubbles odgo, Apr 29, 2015 | Read review
“The burgess cottage is perfect, grab some wine and gourmet goodies along the way and have your own romantic meal on the verandah and enjoy the peace and fresh air!!”
 of 5 bubbles 732adrienneb, Apr 19, 2015 | Read review
“Ideal for a couple”
 of 5 bubbles RollingStone72, Apr 5, 2015 | Read review
“Our cottage overlooked the Bay, but I think they all do.”
 of 5 bubbles medlowbath34, Apr 3, 2015 | Read review
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