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“Perfectly Fine”
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Waterloo Inn Hotel
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Swansea
Melbourne, Australia
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“Perfectly Fine”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We booked a standard 'non-view' room for $95 (breakfast not included), however our third floor room had a balcony with sea views. The room and linen were exceptionally clean, only fault I noticed was some minor grout staining in the bathroom. Reception stayed open for a late check in and were very helpful. Had a great night's sleep even though it was a windy night with waves crashing against the shore and some loose roofing iron making a racket.
Be aware that this hotel has outdoor stairs, could not recommend upper floors in wet weather.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

OK. Maybe not absolutely awful but as close as I would like to get. Expensive room..one of the most expensive of our trip. For that we got - 2 flights of outdoor metal steps with no lift, no aircon, couldnt open window because the ceiling tiles rattled, disgusting old decor with mouldy old smell...yuk!!! Swansea itself is also completely misable. In our whole Tassie trip this was by far the worst place, the worst accomodation and the worst value - advise you to keep going through Swansea and get to Richmond or Hobart....you honestly dont want to stay here

Room Tip: Dont stay here. If you do and you have read this review it is your own fault. I did tell you so
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Corsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

We were the only guests in the hotel for two nights. The owner was waiting for us when we arrived and was helpful and friendly. The room was jaded but clean and comfortable, it was serviced well without fanfare. The setting of the hotel was just a few metres from the beach, Coles Bay. It was also very close to a golf course and bowling green. The town is very sleepy and early attendance at the restaurants was a must.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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ringwood australia
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

central and a great motel with views over the bay and golf course if you are lucky to get a corner room
Restaurent was great with a bar and juke box to add to the flavour
Owner Athol runs a good ship with his family

Room Tip: Eat in and experience the hospitality of Athol and family
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Kettering, Australia
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

Had one day and night recently and excellent accommodation. guest laundry at no extra charge was great bonus. The room had large wardrobe and bathroom included a bath and hair dryer. Standard room had ocean/beach views and great value at this time as winter conditions. The hospitality fantastic and nothing too much trouble. Great location and Swansea is a beautiful place worth a visit short of long term.

Room Tip: Had room up one level and near laundry
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Geelong
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Reviewed February 21, 2012

This hotel looks worryingly dated room the outside and tired, but the rooms are spacious clean and well serviced. Make sure you get a waterview room as the full windows open out onto a stunning view. The sunset and sunrise are well worth a trip to Swansea.
We ate in The Duck Out opposite, delious affordable and sustainable and organic.
The Historic Museum is worth a visit very interesting.
There is no digital tv in swansea but the interenet worked fine.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2011

Made a booking over the net from Melbourne and on arrival it looked a little dated though once in the room which is basic the view made up for it.

  • Stayed December 2011
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Property: Waterloo Inn Hotel
Address: 1A Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Swansea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterloo Inn Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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