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Cascades Colonial Accommodation

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Reviewed 12 May 2013

We stayed just the one night here in the officers quarters as a last minute decisions and we were so glad we did, it was one of the highlights of the trip. The room had a lovely fireplace, kitchen facilities including breakfast waiting for us when we checked in. We were able to access the family museum and take a...

1Thank VeryHappy7
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We just had a week in Tasmania, and the highlight of the trip was our 2 night stay at the Cascades Colonial cottages. My husband and I stayed with our 2 children, in the 'married officers cottage'. This is a beautifully restored spacious 2 bedroom cottage, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom full laundry and a very cosy lounge room - with...

1Thank Heather M
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We stayed for 2 nights and had a lovely stay. The open fire was romantic and being able to cook breakfast and dinner was wonderful. The views of the bay were breath taking and the history to the buildings was unreal. Great for couples for a weekend get-away.

1Thank Jody L
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Stayed one night and this accommodation melded beautifully with the history of the surrounding area of Port Arthur. There is ample evidence of past times in this small area alone, complimented by a small museum (you are given your own key for access) which has been restored and catalogued by the family. We stayed in the "Workshop" which was really...

1Thank Dancing-Maz
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2013

This location is a little gem. The cottages have a fire place all ready and set to go - one just has to add a match. They offer toast and cereal in the room for breakfast. The location is both mystical and beautiful...it doesnt take much imagination to work out what the place must of been like back in 1841....

1Thank Jshakers
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2013

This former convict jail has been lovingly and carefully restored, and furnished accordingly. Our unit (Officer's quarters) was charming, comfortable and well appointed. The setting is idyllic; so peaceful and pretty. The continental breakfast isn't flash, but there are adequate facilities to cook your own hearty breakfast if you wish. The only downside - we were only there for one...

1Thank Jennifer N
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We stayed at this great place in January 2013. The accommodation is called the "Workshop" This cottage is a few meters away from the front and has great views. You really have to be there to believe it. All of the accommodation has been beautufully restored, and modern comforts have been added on the inside. Koonya is a quiet country...

1Thank Ruth_Hardy
Reviewed 14 February 2013

There is something special about staying in this restored historical site. Whether it is the wild blackberries that we picked and ate until our tongues were purple, the cosy homely one bedroom accommodation with its cosy fire and port or the beautiful water views and coastal walk - I felt at home and content, relaxed and impressed during our two...

1Thank jennytCairns
Gold Coast
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Situated a short distance to Port Arthur site , an ideal place to stay when visiting this historical and beautiful penisular . One can't help feeling the history and past when first entering the Cascade settlement of convict cottages. Our 2 bed cottage was across the road from the other cottages but quite peaceful with a daily afternoon visit from...

1Thank Tardustraveller
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 26 November 2012

We really enjoyed our overnight stay in the Officers Quarters of the B & B. Our welcome was pleasant and helpful. The property has been restored sympathetically and is a very interesting place to stay. The one bed suite was comfortable furnished with a very useable kitchenette where we prepared dinner. The log fire was a real treat. The night...

1Thank M-and-H10

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Address: 533 Main Rd, Koonya, Tasmania 7187, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Koonya
Hotel Class:4 star — Cascades Colonial Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Do yourself a favour and stay in the workshops.”
 of 5 bubbles Robertg6864, 4 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I didn't see the other rooms but I think the Luxury Spa Cottage is the biggest and best!”
 of 5 bubbles mjen26, 5 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you are with children, stay in the married officers cottage, so spacious and lots of room for children!”
 of 5 bubbles 563HeatherM, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The "Workshop" is freestanding and the closest one to the water.”
 of 5 bubbles Ruth_Hardy, 28 Feb 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in room three which is closest to the sea. The two bedroom unit with spa bath had the best location but was not available.”
 of 5 bubbles jennytCairns, 13 Feb 2013 | Read review
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