This is an excellent little apartment, clean and tidy, set in a lovely courtyard, very pleasant but with a few little problems.
The kitchen is probably the biggest let down to an otherwise great place. There is no stove or cooktop, a serious lack of utensils and no exhaust fan in the kitchenette area. Don't expect to be able to actually cook anything here, there is no stove, no saucepans and no vegetable peeler or anything that resembles a sharp knife. So... Breakfast, yes you could do cereal and toast... Lunch, yes you could do a sandwich, as long as you don't want to cut it in half, (no sharp knife) Dinner? Well... There is a microwave, there is an electric frypan and there is a sink. But everything I considered cooking was pretty much ruled out by the lack of an actual functional kitchen. An exhaust fan is essential here surely? If you did fry something up in the old fashioned electric pan, the room would smell of sausages (or whatever) for days. Really... The kitchen is a joke and should actually be advertised as a breakfast preparation area.
The remote control for the TV was out of service and the wifi is kind of dodgy, works when it wants to.
Now. The good stuff. It's a very good room, clean and spacious and set in a really beautiful area. Typical Tasmanian loveliness. If the kitchen worked I'd give the place 5 stars.
I interacted with two very good staff members, Wendy and Gina. Both professional and friendly. These ladies helped me with a business matter and were more than helpful in assisting me to complete a transaction that helped me no end. Thanks ladies!
This is a lovely place to stay. I do recommend it. .... Especially if you like to eat out!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Relax in beautiful peaceful surrounding, clean comfortable affordable accommodation. Complex contains 6 studio apartments 5 with Queen beds with double sofa bed, 1 studio with double and 2 single beds. Kitchenette, Laundry, Barbeque, Free WiFi facilities. Within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. Close to Cradle Mountain and other iconic tourist destinations within Tasmania. ... more less
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- Shearwater Cottages Port Sorell, Tasmania