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.

The Scholars House

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Tarraleah
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 16: English reviews
Start your review of The Scholars House
 Click to rate
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I only stayed here for one night and found the staff really friendly and helpful. They made me feel right at home giving me details of things to do around the place. The accommodation was very clean, the kitchen very well equipped. Great breakfast the next day at the Cafe.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

You can't say that about many of the places I have stayed in the Central Highlands. Interesting to see how they have converted a former school to a number of loft style accomodations. A bit claustrophobic if you are there during the day but all good at night with the tavern only 100 meters or so away. All mod cons...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank wolfsbite
Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We arrived on the dot of 5.30, girl coming out of the office said the bar would deal with our check in, not a very good first impression. Both girls in the bar/restaurant (1 Australian, 1 Estonian) were extremely friendly. Signage to the actual entrance of the Scholars house could be a lot better and a can of oil or...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ottawa1984
Lesmurdie, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This was the perfect spot to get warm and eat well after enjoying a great day of paddling the white water. Room 1 in the Scholar's House was brilliant and food at the restaurant great. Nice and warm log fires too.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank smarchitect
Indooroopilly, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We spent one night, but thoroughly enjoyed the thoughtfully appointed interior design. The loft apartment was very comfortable, but turn on the light before venturing downstairs, I took a tumble, I just didn't want to wake my partner. The super large communal kitchen was an added plus, totally self contained, my partner is a retired chef and he was impressed....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank philwarner2016
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Scholers house had nice rooms set in amongst beautiful scenery. The house consists of many small rooms off of a central common room/kitchen area. This meant people could do as they pleased, be it, read quietly in their "wing" or socialise with others in the kitchen area. The staff were amazing and nothing was too much trouble. I would highly...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Johanna C
Singapore
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Rushed down from Strahan to make it for the 6 pm check-in. Staff were friendly enough but other than the 2 of them plus a couple of delivery folks the next morning, we saw no one else around. It can get a bit like a ghost town with nothing to do. We stayed at the Scholars House and although there...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank axio99
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This great little place was a perfect place to stay to visit "The Wall". The room was spotless, warm and comfortable. Only issue is that it is VERY tiny. The bed is barely a double. My husband couldn't turn around in the shower and he is trim and fit! Having said that - it is perfectly placed for the cafe....

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank chris K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Recommended to us by the Tourist Information Centre at Strahan, we weren't let down. What we found was a charming, art deco little community in a time warp... straight from a movie set! The original Hydro-Electric workers cottages had been refurbished and lined a wide avenue, there was The Lodge and the Scholar's House (school house) and a Community Hall...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ForeverYoung50
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We stayed at the Scholars house at Tarraleah for the night and found it to be a lovely night gateway from Hobart. The two story rooms are nice, but only have heating and are a little stuffy when warm as there is no air conditioning. The bedroom is upstairs (queen bed) with a small lounge and compact but new bathroom...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank WorldTraveller5star

10 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (10)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Tarraleah
0.0 km away
Art Deco Cottages at Tarraleah
0.0 km away
Tarraleah Lodge
Tarraleah Lodge
#1 of 4 in Tarraleah
146 reviews
0.0 km away
Bronte Park Village
Bronte Park Village
#1 of 1 in Bronte Park
102 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about The Scholars House

Address: Apple Lane, Tarraleah, Tasmania 7140, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Tarraleah
Number of rooms: 90
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Scholars House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Very Tranquil”
 of 5 bubbles P2100SJkathleenc, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“i would not recommend Scholars house”
 of 5 bubbles Ottawa1984, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We thought we might have to pay for wifi but were given vouchers when we had a meal at the restaurant. Wifi stronger at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles smarchitect, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Great one night stop over but would upgrade for a romantic holiday or longer stays.”
 of 5 bubbles chriskA2667JU, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Depending on your taste and budget, there's something for everyone!”
 of 5 bubbles ForeverYoung50, 9 Apr 2014 | Read review
5 of 5