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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Dotril, one of the single bedroom cottages with an absolutely fabulous view down the length of Binalong Bay. Very basic accommodation but very clean and welcoming. Everything we needed was there, as well as things we didn't; small kitchen with stove, fridge and dishwasher, TV, extra blanket and pillows, hair dryer. Conveniently located just a few steps... More 

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CharacterCottages, Manager at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and taking the time to post it. The bed in the back bedroom with the view out to sea to the east is new and queen size, The bed in the front room with the view directly out to sea is unfortunately only double but new also. We are only able to fit this size... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This was our first trip to Tasmanian, what a beautiful part of the world. So many beautiful quiet beaches that we would have to ourselves, fishing was also great. We were lucky enough to stay in the King Fisher cottage. The cottage was very well kept the linen on the bedding beautiful top quality and the view for the cottage... More 

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2 Thank belinda s
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review and for taking the time to post it. It is great that you enjoyed your accommodation and this lovely area. Might see you again some time. More 

Singapore
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Stayed in Dotril cottage during our road trip, for 1 night. We booked quite way in advance as we learnt that it isn't easy to get rooms here. The proximity to the beach is a plus point, and there is a small kitchen for you to prepare simple meals. There's allocated car park lot for each cottage and shouldn't be... More 

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1 Thank joshchua_sin
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this lovely review and I am so glad that you enjoyed the beautiful Bay of Fires area More 

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110 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

I stayed in burgess cottage as it was closest to the bottom of the hill and across the road from the beach. Very clean, comfortable bed, great views and lots of birds around. No oven but you don't really need one as you have hot plates and a microwave and electric fry pan. Fridge, washing machine and tub inside and... More 

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5 Thank Cebbd
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely review and for taking the time to post it and the images. It is great that you enjoyed the little cottage and our spectacular area. Love the great images. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Our family of three stayed in the Albatross cottage for 1 night. We wanted to stay longer but we weren't able to get more than 1 night of accom- due to booking so late and the fact that it was Easter. My husband is already planning for us to return and staying for a week. The views and location to... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the time taken to post it. The area is very special and we are lucky to have the position that we do as the views are spectacular I started by holidaying in Binalong Bay and then moved here to live. Most people are drawn back to the Bay of Fires time and time again.... More 

Brisbane
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58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed here for one night on a recent trip around Tassie, and I would highly recommend it. We stayed in Albatross cottage, which was HUGE and had absolutely everything you'd need. It was so beautiful and quiet, it was so wonderful to fall to sleep listening to the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. While the unit... More 

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1 Thank KateARobertson
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review Kate. Glad you enjoyed your overnight stay in Albatross Cottage and the lovely view it has up the coastline of the Bay of Fires. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

We have just thoroughly enjoyed 2 nights with our family of 4 in Albatross. Cottage was very comfortable with great beds. Very nice linen and more towels and amenities than we could use. Excellent facilities with washing machine, dishwasher etc. Fabulous views of a very beautiful part of Tassie. Although an older style cottage we really enjoyed it and recommend.... More 

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1 Thank Chuckles0310
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review. We are happy that your family enjoyed their stay as we work really hard to achieve just that. Although Albatross is an older style home we do everything possible to make it a comfortable and enjoyable stay More 

Sydney, Australia
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148 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Spent a night in the Albatross cottage on our travels up the coast. The view is the most striking asset of the character cottages, it cannot be faulted. Luckily we had a great afternoon and following morning to soak it all in. I even tempted fate and went in the beach, Tassie water is not that warm in March. The... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. Glad you enjoyed the beauty of our area. Unfortunately, due to the size of the bedrooms we are only able to fit a queen,double and set of bunks in each of the three. The double and queen ensembles are new as are the bunks and mattresses. Accommodation in a remote... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

We recently stayed at Albatross and although the cottage was an older style cottage it was presented well and had great views particularly from the large balcony. The wood fire BBQ we found great to use at the sheltered back , this made up for the lack of an oven which would have been useful. The café below was great... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and taking the time to post it. It is great that you enjoyed our lovely area,the onsite Cafe/Restaurant and our sumptuous plump oysters. Unfortunately we had to remove our ovens as we found we were in some cases spending hours keeping them cleaned. There is the wood fired barbecue to each cottage,hot plates,microwave,electric banquet fry... More 

Launceston, Australia
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72 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here a few times now and we love it! I look forward to getting here so that I can take in the amazing view from the verandah with a coffee or glass of wine. The cottages have all of the basics to cater for yourself and the cafe is a few steps away. Comfortable living spaces with... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. Just like yourself I loved my many holidays in Binalong Bay with my children and it was where we returned to time and time again There is a light blanket to use under the bed cover if you prefer not to use a Doona on the warmer nights. We did... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have four fully self contained,tourism Tasmania accredited one to three bedroom cottages with an onsite (licenced) Restaurant directly opposite the Binalong Bay beach.The cottages are set in a hill of native flora and fauna.The view from each cottage is to the white sands of the Binalong Bay beach and the azure waters and red rocky outcrops of the Bay of Fires as far as you can see up the coastline to Eddystone Light House.Enjoy swimming,snorkling,windsurfing,fishing,walking and exploring this area and all attractions nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Fires Character Cottages

Address: Main Road, Binalong Bay, Tasmania 7216, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Binalong Bay
Price Range: RM495 - RM759 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Bay Of Fires Character Cottages Hotel St Helens
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