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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best place to stay near Launceston! We stayed at Coppers cottage and it is such a beautiful cottage. Almost 200 years old estate and very well maintained. An experience indeed! There is so much history associated with this place!

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Thank Srinivas R
Woolmers E, Front Office Manager at Woolmers Estate, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in "Coopers" cottage. The history at Woolmers is one of the most historically significant heritage properties in Australia so we do try to keep it maintained for all to enjoy. Thank you for your wonderful review. More 

Kendall, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We were surprised by how well preserved this place is.We had a guided tour of the main house with a very knowledgeable lady.The out buildings we did on our own with a map provided.This is without a doubt the best existing example of what life would have been like during that era.

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Woolmers E, Front Office Manager at Woolmers Estate, responded to this review

We work very hard with a small team to keep everything well preserved so this positive feedback makes it all worthwhile. Thank you for your appreciation and we value your comments. Kind regards Woolmers Reception More 

Cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Woolmers provides an excellent opportunity for families to experience a very interesting place. We stayed in the historic Coachmans Cottage, which provides 3 ample bedrooms and all the necessary facilities for a warm and comfortable stay. The well-conducted tour of this outstanding facility was greatly enjoyed by our 8 and 9 year old grandchildren and gave them a real sense... More 

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Woolmers E, Front Office Manager at Woolmers Estate, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear your family enjoyed your stay in "Coachmans" cottage. It is great for the children to experience heritage accommodation and learn about the past and view the convict built out-buildings. We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards Woolmers Reception More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We thought we were very luck in that we arrived as a tour was starting. We paid our $20.00 each (we think was for entering the entire property and not for the tour) and joined the tour party. The lady conducting the tour was very nice but she provided way too much information. The other couple in the tour looked... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Beautiful grounds and interesting peep into the past. Looked through the rooms which were steeped in history, still furnished and decorated with original decor. Wonderful outlook over acres of land once belonging to the estate. Great little gift shop. A stroll through the gated rose garden is a must.

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Kiama, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We didn't stay in any of the accommodation, but just visited the property, did a tour of the house and later had lunch in the cafe. It was amazing to be shown the original house and then the adjoining house that was built "later" in the 1840s! Because the property stayed in the same family over many generations, there are... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

We stayed in the Gardener's Cottage. Fly screens missing so mozzies and flies a problem. Locks on windows missing. Maintenance on large cracks not done. Cleaner had left their equipment in the middle of the kitchen. Our room was right next to a large building site that wasn't mentioned when we booked. Rose garden severely drought affected and neglected with... More 

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Woolmers E, General Manager at Woolmers Estate, responded to this review

Dear Paul, it is great to receive open and honest feedback regarding your stay at Woolmers Estate. We are planning to make small improvements to Gardeners Cottage in the not to distant future, which will address some of the concerns you mentioned. We are also in an exciting period of building a new Visitors Centre and that is why you... More 

wodonga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We booked for 1 night but as soon as we saw our cottage, we booked a 2nd night. The cottage is deligghtful, comfortable and has everything we needed, including a full kitchen. Would be wonderful in winter with a roaring fire. The tour of the main house is a must do. It is terribly interesting. Friendly helpful staff. Glad we... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We stayed 4 nights in Gardeners Cottage at Woolmers Estate. Remember this is a building built in the 1840's so it is not in pristine condition. Everything you need is supplied. This cottage did not have laundry facilities when we stayed. Gardeners cottage is located furthest away from the main building and has country views. As a guest you are... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

So do not expect Sheraton glitzy decor or Diwnton Abbey aristocratic styled rooms. Accomodations are in re-converted workers cottage, which had a pretty rough life in the good Old days, judging from a neighbouring one leftv untouched. Ours, set with the others in the magnificent secular compound, had been redecorated in a simple, comfortable, way. Downstairs has been enlarged with... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Woolmers Estate is a World Heritage listed convict property. We have fully-self contained Heritage accommodation on site. To view the main Historical Homestead we offer guided homestead tours at special scheduled tour times. Self guided tours of the outbuildings, grounds and gardens are also on offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woolmers Estate

Address: 658 Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania 7301, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Longford
Price Range: $88 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Woolmers Estate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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