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Saffire Freycinet

2352 Coles Bay Rd, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215 Australia
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#1 of 1 all-inclusive in Coles Bay
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4.9
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4.9
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4.9
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4.6
Saffire Freycinet is Australia’s luxury lodge on Tasmania’s East Coast adjacent to Coles Bay and overlooking the Freycinet Peninsula, famed for the iconic Wineglass Bay. Delivering sophisticated and intimate style and an inspirational experience, our Tasmanian accommodation blends mankind and nature with breathtaking beauty. Featuring 20 luxurious suites, exclusive day spa, restaurant, guest lounge and bar, this five-star plus luxury lodge experience is a celebration of the art of service, internal and external wellbeing, local culinary delights, ancient landscapes and abundant wildlife.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Canoeing
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Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Fishing
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Baggage storage
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Non-smoking hotel
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Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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5.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Modern
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DaveWat64 wrote a review Apr 10
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions2 helpful votes
The most amazing service in Australia! A wonderful location with fabulous facilities and included experiences topped off with incredible food offerings. Great staff throughout. Will definitely be back soon and try those experiences that we missed this time.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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LaziestTourist wrote a review Aug 2022
Perth, Australia6 contributions3 helpful votes
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Flawless. Exactly what I look for. Degustation dinners, and plenty of available activities. I am still thinking about some of the dishes I had. And they were flexible too - meals were adjusted to suit even preferences, and were still outstanding. Great for a babymoon. I would recommend the guided walk to the Wineglass Bay Lookout and the Oyster Farm. To be clear, these were only activities I did, so I am not not in a position to say whether they are better than the other options. I would definitely stay at Saffire if I return to Tasmania. Indeed, Saffire is a reason to return to Tasmania.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Ross Boobyer, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Sep 1, 2022
Dear LaziestTourist, Thank you for such a wonderful review of your Saffire experience, myself and the entire team are thrilled that you had such an amazing experience with us. Rest assured that our other 16 guided experiences are equally as amazing and could also present a luring temptation to come back down for some fresh Tassie air, if you needed any more tempting. We look forward to welcoming you back hopefully one day soon, Ross
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G R Barr wrote a review Mar 2024
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Saffire is undoubtedly one of the finest resorts we have stayed at . EVERYTHING is perfection , the accommodations, experiences , location , food and wines . Most importantly is the incredible staff . If the resort is 5 star the staff deserves 10. We can’t wait to return !
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Mar 11, 2024
Dear carmel381, Lovely to hear from you, thank you for taking the time to write. Truly appreciate your kind words in regard to our team! I read them aloud at Food & Beverage briefing last night, a delightful way to remind the team how incredible they are just before service. If I can personally be of any assistance planning your return journey to Saffire, please do not hesitate to ask. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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David B wrote a review Feb 2024
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Every aspect of our Saffire stay was amazing. Each dinner was a culinary experience. The activities were top notch as were the guides (especially Nicole and Ash). We really enjoyed the Wineglass Bay Lookout Walk, the Oyster Experience and the Tasmanian Devil encounter. The night skies were beautiful (the Milky Way was visible all night). I wish I had brought the right camera equipment to photograph it. Saffire might consider some sort of activity centered on the night skies. Saffire has become the standard against which all of our future travels will be judged.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Mar 11, 2024
Hello David B, Thank you for taking the time to write, lovely to hear from you! Truly thrilled that you enjoyed such a memorable experience at Saffire. Having lived in the local area for many years, I must agree that the sky above the Freycinet National Park are some of the most stunning in Australia. On behalf of the entire team, we look forward to hosting you once again in the future. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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Tania d wrote a review Feb 2024
Melbourne696 contributions334 helpful votes
We’d been wanting to visit Saffire Lodge for a long time and finally had the chance. We would certainly compliment the team led by Patrick Barrie who went out of their way to help and guide us during our stay. Overall, it’s a lovely spot and the accommodation was excellent with one of the most comfortable beds and bedding we’ve slept in (and we’ve slept in a lot of outstanding hotels). So, sleep quality was outstanding. We walked over to Wineglass Bay and swam. It was beautifully refreshing and clear water accompanied by a vigorous and picturesque hike. We also walked and swam in the beach right outside the resort which was pristine. The Oyster Farm is also a great included activity, though it was so windy we could not picnic in the water which was disappointing. We would have loved there to be a good quality spa, steam room, infrared and other wellbeing activity options befitting of a resort of this calibre. The massage we booked was good. The current gym is very small. I believe the Resort is developing a better spa/wellbeing option. The inclusive food and beverage is great if you like to eat and drink a lot. However, we tend to prefer to eat less and have an occasional glass of wine. So, the all-inclusive pricing did not represent great value for us. That being said, the food was generally good quality and some of it was excellent. We did feel that the gluten-free bread option needed to be better. There are so many wonderful gluten-free and keto breads available now and white gluten-free bread has no nutritional value and is carbohydrate heavy. On the final night we had a degustation and the service was rather slow. There were many international guests at the Resort and we met some lovely people there.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Feb 18, 2024
Hello Taniad930, Thank you for taking the time to write, it was an absolute pleasure speaking with you throughout your time at Saffire. Enjoying a good night sleep can make such an impact on a guest's time at Saffire. Delighted that you were able to enjoy this simple pleasure during your time with us. A sincere thank you for taking the time to so carefully consider the small adjustments we can make to our guest offering. As always, as a leadership team we will work through each suggestion and work towards improving the experience of future Saffire guests. If I can personally be of any assistance planning your return journey to Saffire, please do not hesitate to ask. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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haveboots wrote a review Feb 2024
Seattle, Washington89 contributions86 helpful votes
After hiking for days in Tasmania, we splurged on a 4-night stay at Saffire. It was an amazing place with first-rate staff and service. Our room was impeccable, food and wines were excellent, bartenders were great (try some Tassie whiskey or gin), and the guides were top-notch. We really enjoyed the Oyster Farm experience and the Schouten Island boat ride. If you like hiking, consider the self-guided Hazards Loop (about 11k/8m) through beautiful beaches and bush. What a pleasure to stay at such a well-run property. Thanks to everyone who made our stay so special.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Feb 18, 2024
Dear haveboots, Thank you for taking the time to write, lovely to hear from you. Delighted that you enjoyed such a memorable time with our team at Saffire. The Hazards Loop is a favourite of mine, and incredible way to see the National Park. On behalf of the entire team, we look forward to hosting you again at some stage in the near future. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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malcolmbridgeford wrote a review Jan 2024
London, United Kingdom8 contributions
Amazing stay in a stunning location with wonderful service, tours and food and drink. From being greeted at the airport and welcomed at the resort the whole experience was brilliant. The excursions were fascinating particularly connection to the country with Mick and the Tasmanian Devils with Nicole. Five night stay was great, big thank you to Patrick , Will and team for an outstanding holiday. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Jan 25, 2024
Dear malcolmbridgeford, Thank you for taking the time to write, it was a pleasure speaking with you during your time at Saffire. Truly delighted that you were able to enjoy so many of our experiences, I'm impressed every day with how Mick & Nicole share their knowledge with our guests. On behalf of the entire team, we are all looking forward to your next visit! If I can be of any assistance planning your return journey, please do not hesitate to ask. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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suburbanmommy wrote a review Jan 2024
Ossining, New York131 contributions142 helpful votes
Wow, wow, wow! I don't even know what else to say! Everything here is beyond fantastic! The rooms are beautiful and comfortable! The food is absolutely amazing! The various tours such as the beekeeping experience, the hikes and the oyster farming are not to be missed. My husband and I both had massages. I'm quite particular about massages but this was heavenly. And last but certainly not least, all of the staff are super nice qnd do everything to make your stay memorable! Thank you for such a lovely stay!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Jan 25, 2024
Dear surbananmommy, Wow! Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review from your time at Saffire. The entire team will be delighted to know that they made such an impact on your time with us. I will be sure to pass on your feedback directly to the team at Spa Saffire, we are lucky to have such passionate & talented therapists. If I can personally be of any assistance planning your return journey, please do not hesitate to ask. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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L L wrote a review Jan 2024
West Hartford, Connecticut1 contribution
On a scale of 1-5 they are a 10. In our case, the excellent service began before we even landed... we were contacted by the team to address menus and preferences prior to even beginning our trip. And it only improved upon our arrival. Our family of 5 was met curbside and escorted inside to the check-in area and then ushered down to our adjoining suites where everything was explained. After a short break we had our first arranged experience - visiting a local oyster farm... which doesn't sound too exciting on the surface, but having a personal guide take us out into the middle of a small bay in waders and picking oysters out of the water, shucking them and enjoying them with a great Tassie white wine was a spectacular way to start the trip. We took an incredible hike to Wineglass Bay the next day and then visited the resident Tasmanian devils - truly inspiring and educational. Our stay was entirely too brief, but was highlighted by amazing service from start to finish. The accomodations were top notch, the views were spectacular, and the food and drinks were excellent... but they all paled in comparison to the truly exemplary service provided by the staff. Friendly, knowledgeable and beyond helpful, I felt like they were part of the family before we even left. Needless to say, we WILL be returning... and staying longer!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Jan 25, 2024
Dear V2728KNII, Lovely to hear from you, thank you for taking the time to write such an incredible review. Truly pleased that there were so many memorable moments from your time at Saffire! It is a special place, and one our team is truly proud to share with our guests. When the time comes to begin planning your return visit, I would like to be of any assistance that I can be. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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JM wrote a review Dec 2023
New York City, New York6 contributions1 helpful vote
Saffire Freycinet is truly a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience, unlike anything I have ever seen before. My wife and I stayed three nights to celebrate our honeymoon. The property is situated on the edge of Freycinet National Park, overlooking the beautiful Hazard Mountains, and every room has a view of this dramatic scenery. The client service is exceptional - the staff knew our names, food/drink preferences, dietary restrictions (with a special dinner menu printed each night for my wife, who is newly pregnant), and took the time to create small experiences for us throughout our stay. We enjoyed the Tasmanian Devil, Oyster Farm, Cooking Demonstration, Freycinet Bay Walk, and spa experiences - all led by friendly and highly knowledgeable guides. The food at the Palate Restaurant was inventive and consistently good — breakfast, lunch and dinner. We had a wonderful stay at Saffire and are sad that no place else will ever live up to this experience. Luxury at its finest.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Response from Patrick Barrie, General Manager at Saffire Freycinet
Responded Jan 8, 2024
Hello Dontgojasonwtrflz, It was an absolute pleasure hosting you for your honeymoon, excited to welcome you back for many anniversaries in the coming years! Truly delighted that you enjoyed your time with us as much as we enjoyed hosting you. Our team work tirelessly towards our higher purpose of creating lifelong memories, thrilled that you were able to connect with them in such a meaningful way. If I can personally be of any assistance planning your return journey to Saffire, please do not hesitate to ask. Sincerely, Patrick Barrie
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Frequently Asked Questions about Saffire Freycinet
Which popular attractions are close to Saffire Freycinet?
Nearby attractions include Freycinet National Park (3.4 miles), Wineglass Bay Lookout (3.4 miles), and Mt Amos Climb (2.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Saffire Freycinet?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Saffire Freycinet?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Saffire Freycinet?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Saffire Freycinet?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Saffire Freycinet?
Conveniently located restaurants include Geographe Restaurant + Espresso Bar, Freycinet Marine Farm, and Ice Creamery & Co..
Are there opportunities to exercise at Saffire Freycinet?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Does Saffire Freycinet have airport transportation?
Yes, Saffire Freycinet offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Saffire Freycinet?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Saffire Freycinet offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Saffire Freycinet?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Spiky Bridge (9.9 miles).