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Upon arrival we were greeted by a strong chemical smell and despite the spacious rooms & lovely furnishings we did not stay more than an hour. You can't open windows at night while sleeping without compromising security. I couldn't stay closed up in my room...More
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Response from Nicky F, Owner at Altamont HouseResponded 26 March 2016
This was an unfortunate circumstance for us all as the smell has not been reported by any previous guests. I did refund 50% of the reservation.
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Altamont House is a beautiful historical property in a good location, just out of central Hobart. From the outside the house is gracious with her old world charm and lace work around the veranda, however upon entering the premises you meet modern contemporary living, mixed...More
Response from Nicky F, Owner at Altamont HouseResponded 28 January 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write your review.
I apologize for not dropping in during your stay. As our guests are on holidays we do not like to intrude. We like to let the guest determine the amount of interaction with us. It...More
Well what can we say, this place was truly amazing, if we could give it ten out of ten we would, everything you need has been thought of, beautiful comfy beds, beautiful linens, pillows, extra pillows, extra everything, great continental breakfast, and the owners do...More
We spent two nights here at the end of our trip to Tasmania. Although it's called a B&B you in effect have the bottom floor of a huge old house, with oversized living / dining area, huge bedroom and a bathroom with freestanding bath and...More
This is beautiful B&B in a fantastic location with a great view.
Look no further for a large, historical and well appointed B&B.
The communication with Nicky was first class as was the presentation of our room/s.
So much room for the 3 of us.