We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“More than just a bed for the night”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 2 Geeveston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Torbo
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“More than just a bed for the night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2011

We stayed at Cambridge House for 3 nights while walking in the forests and mountains of the Hartz. This was a great place to stay. We stayed in the Giffen Suite. The rooms were cleaned daily, new linen, and the bed was superb. This classic old home has modern facilities throughout. Glen and Karen were terrific hosts and the cooked breakfast and fresh fruits from their garden for breakfast couldn't be faulted. They are good hosts and good people, friendly and welcoming and full of advice on local attaractions. We saw the platypus in the creek at the back of the house each afternoon. We stayed in B&Bs for two weeks in Tassie and Cambridge House was the best we stayed in.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Sarge17
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

203 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    175
    26
    1
    0
    1
See reviews for
29
123
17
3
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (51)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Toowoomba, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2011

Staying here on our trip was real treat, Karen and Glen were very helpful and welcoming. They gave us a great way to get to Hastings that showed some magnificent views of the beaches. Some of the beaches looked more like we were in Queensland than Tasmania! Breakfast was really great too & loved eating the locally grown food!

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Redlaced
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2011

Everything here was relaxing, friendly, comfortable and clean. The historic building is beautifully arranged and the rooms are like heaven. Karen and Glen were very kind and helped with good tips and advice for our day trips. The excellent cooked breakfast in the morning gave us full strength for the whole day! This place has to be fully recommended!

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank bergwelten
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Coffs Harbour
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2011

We've stayed at many B&B's in several countries, and this is without doubt the best of the best. The hosts, Karen and Glen are simply the nicest, most relaxed people we have ever stayed with. It was as if we'd known each other for half a lifetime. It was somehow like going to visit your favorite uncle and aunt, except that they are both younger than we are. The house was spotless, the showers hot, beds great, and the breakfast was superb. How did Glen know that underneath my 97 pound weakling exterior I was really a Tasmanian lumberjack, and then feed me a wonderful cooked breakfast? And that was after the cereal, with Karen's home grown stewed rhubarb and apple. We'll be going out of our way to stay there again. Thanks Karen and Glen

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank PeterDentist_11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
brisbane
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2011

From the first contact with Karen and Glen to make our booking - friendly and efficient. The house is a beautiful old house with a great history. The rooms are spacious, clean and very comfortable. Set in beautiful cottage gardens with a river at the bottom where the platapus play. The breakfasts are fantastic, fresh fruit from the garden, cooked breakfast - can highly recommend the mushrooms and home made preserves for freshly cooked toast. But its the small things that make clients feel special - fluffy towels, fresh milk every day for making coffee and tea in your room, fresh flowers on the mantel piece the list goes on. Thank you Karen and Glen haven't slept so well in years and highly recommend your beautiful home to anyone.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank sharonloweBrisbane
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Fremantle, Western Australia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2010

Lovely old building, fantastic food (esp the home grown rhubarb) and really nice hosts, not to mention the platypi (platypuses?) in the creek. Cambridge House has it all - and in the centre of a beautiful part of Tasmania. We'll def be staying there the next time we're in the area!

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Richard_and_Moira
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2010

This was our probably our favorite lodging on our entire Australia trip. The Cambridge House was built by an original Geeves of Geeveston, and his timber career is reflected in the lovely wood throughout. Each day began with a wonderful breakfast featuring Karen's homemade fruit compotes (blackberry and apple, rhubarb from the garden). They sell wine and beer here, which is nice, but they were also fine that we had brought a few special bottles to celebrate the end of our trip. Geeveston is the entryway to the Hartz Mountains, which provided lovely walks, from the easy to the strenuous. The highlight, as numerous reviewers note, is the creek teeming with platypuses that runs through the property. My friend and I wandered over at 7:30 in the evening, wondering if we would see one: before we could even formulate the question we saw one cruising in the river. The second night we saw half a dozen. Incredible!! Also, on't miss out on the hosts' simple dinner: a delicious and enormous bowl of homemade soup (we had pumpkin among three choices) and good, flavorful rolls, plus a homemade dessert (highly recommend the pear cake). At $12 this is a true bargain in this very expensive country. It put meals I had there that cost four times that to shame. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank cmj5060
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Geeveston
0.2 mi away
The Bears Went Over The Mountain
1.8 mi away
Kermandie Hotel
Kermandie Hotel
#1 of 2 in Port Huon
4.0 of 5 bubbles 89 reviews
11.5 mi away
Smugglers Rest
Smugglers Rest
#1 of 1 in Dover
4.5 of 5 bubbles 74 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
11.3 mi away
Driftwood Cottages
Driftwood Cottages
#1 of 5 in Dover
4.5 of 5 bubbles 128 reviews
2.9 mi away
Donalea Bed & Breakfast
Donalea Bed & Breakfast
#1 of 2 in Castle Forbes Bay
5.0 of 5 bubbles 80 reviews
10.8 mi away
Walton House Bed and Breakfast
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast

Property: Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast
Address: 2 School Rd | Huon Valley, Geeveston, Tasmania 7116, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Geeveston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Geeveston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cambridge House is a lovingly restored heritage listed home with spacious ensuite queen rooms, guests comfortable lounge & sunny dining room. There is a very large garden with resident platypus living in the river flowing through it. Separate guest entry ensures privacy & there are no shared areas with your hosts. Full country cooked breakfast utilising our own produce included. The perfect base for exploring the whole of the Huon Valley/Bruny Island area. Four star rating. FREE WIFI. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Cheap Tickets and HotelQuickly so you can book your Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Cambridge House Bed & Breakfast Geeveston, Tasmania

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing