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Woodbridge Hill Hideaway
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
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“2nd visit and still spectacular”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Stayed here again for 5 days after having spent 14 days here in January 2012 and it is still absolutely perfect. The view is breathtaking and the chalets are incredibly comfortable -just a joy to be in.Close to Hobart but so tranquil and naturally beautiful.Also great location for a few really good restaurants,wineries, local cheeses and other beautiful Tassie produce.The fire is so lovely of an evening.Already planning our 3rd visit.

Room Tip: The four chalets are all the same except they feature different timbers
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

My wife and I stayed here in March. The lodges are superb with amazing views. All mod cons are included and the bathroom with double shower and bath with uninterrupted views towards Bruny Island. Our stay of 2 days was not enough to fully enjoy the facilities.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Organised a 2 night stay for my wife's birthday based upon previous reviews. Everything was perfect, the view, the rooms the bathroom ... Definitely at least a 2 night stay to get the best of this. Night time brings a view of the sky as if there were no windows at all, the peace and quiet is relaxing and the timber and finishes of the cabin an ideal match to the surrounds. More than highly recommend this .. You have to go and stay.

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed in No. 4. Black Heart Sassafras. Everything was stunning from the comfort to the equipment and provisions to the views over Bruny Island and the Tasmanian peninsula as far as Maria Island and Freycinet. Very private accommodation. Stained glass windows, bathrobes, slippers, a whole range of body and hair products, Nespresso machine with free refills, huge tea collection, eggs, bacon, bread, milk, butter, jams, orange juice in the fridge, a huge private terrace with BBQ, hammock, table and chairs, free laundry area near the swimming pool for private use. An amazing place.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

We arrived at Woodbridge Hill Hideaway in sort of a surly mood, following a long drive from and a very bad experience at a highly touted resort in Swansea. This holiday was a milestone (not to be specified) birthday present for my wife, and I was in trouble for my last resort choice. Needless to say, from the moment we opened the door to the cottage, that I was in better standing. Within 15 minutes of being there, and drinking in the absolutely unmatched views of Bruny Island off the balcony and even from the bathroom, we were requesting an additional night added to our stay. Finton and Ruth have done a remarkable job with this property and have really thought of everything.
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Fully stocked wine bar with terrific Tasmanian choices; Beautiful terry robes and slippers; windows that open in the bathroom so that you can enjoy the views and the crisp breezes from the spa tub; nicely stocked firewood bin (with kindling) on the porch; very nice gas grill on the deck; incredible stained glasswork (Ruth's creations); unbelievable heavy wood counters and posts; beautiful wood ceiling (and oh yeah, Finton and his team actually milled much of the wood used right there on the property); heated towel rack; luxurious dual shower with large rainfall showerheads; coffee, tea, and expresso options that were wonderful; and did I mention the views? On the last morning we were up early enough to catch the sunrise over Bruny and even saw 4 kangaroos in the clearing off our deck.
The location is perfect if you are planning a day trip to Bruny - only about 10-15 minutes from the Kettering Ferry dock. Also only about 40-45 minutes from the center of Hobart, and I drive slow because of the whole left side of the road thing...
I really wish we didn't live half way around the world, but if ever in Tassie again, we will be back. Great job!!!

Room Tip: Black Sassafras cabin has highest outlook, and best view of the water and Bruny.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 13, 2013

My wife and I only live 20mins away from the Woodbridge Hill Hideaway, but from the moment we arrived, we felt like we were in another world.

The location & views are outstanding, and the way the 5 hideaways are designed and arranged gives you the feeling that you're the only people for miles.

The hideaways themselves are beautifully designed & decorated, helping the feeling of being in touch with the bush & nature. The are also very well equipped.

From arrival to departure, we didn't need to check in or visit reception, and as we cooked and ate in our lodge, we were able to focus on being together and enjoy the stay.

This place exceeded our expectations in every way, and we thoroughly recommend it.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

We love our trips to Tasmania and Woodbridge Hill Hideaway has been an amazing find. Catherine and Tim have thought of everything you would ever want in these brilliant chalets. The bathroom has to be experienced to be believed... The bath with french doors that fully open out onto the deck whilst looking over the bay enjoying some cheeses and champagne is hard to beat anywhere. The photos don't do the view or the quality of the accommodation justice! We will definitely be back and have bought gift vouchers to here for a number of our friends. The spa products included in the suite were excellent as well - have also bought supplies of these tassie gems as well. Only issue is the curtains are too thin to stop the light streaming in at the crack of dawn!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Woodbridge Hill Hideaway
Address: 369 Woodbridge Hill Rd, Woodbridge, Tasmania 7162, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Woodbridge
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Woodbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Woodbridge Hill Hideaway 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Woodbridge Hill Hideaway – your romantic private luxury accommodation South of Hobart with spa and a spectacular view. Each of the self contained Hideaway cabins are luxury travel, with the option to relax in the magnificent heated indoor Woodbridge Hill Pool. You can look across at Bruny Island and the Tasman Peninsular (Port Arthur), indulge in a full complimentary breakfast while watching the birds. Woodbridge is central to a great food and wine region in southern Tasmania. ... more   less 
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