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Peachester, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our studio cottage was beautifully located overlooking the water at Dover. Room was basic but served us well for a 2 day stay. A range of nibblies etc were for sale but some past their use by date. Area a little limited for dinner options. The Post Office Restaurant just around the corner was excellent.

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Thank John O
Sheffield, Australia
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155 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed three nights in an ocean view cottage. This cottage had two bedrooms and a view to Bruny Island. The cottage was detached, very large, well equipped (this particular cottage was wheelchair accessible) with full length windows from the living area facing the view, and a deck with table/chairs/BBQ. Clean, quiet, comfortable. Large bathroom with good bench space and a... More 

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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Driftwood Cottages are spotlessly clean, with modern, fresh furnishings, a kitchenette, and we loved the heated floors. Beautiful views - right across the road from the river. There is a grocery store nearby and several cafes/restaurants. Nothing to do with the hotel, but be aware: we stayed on a Monday night in winter and the only place open for dinner... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Driftwood Cottages in Dover are a convenient base for exploring the local area: Geeveston and Masaaki's Sushi, Tahune Airwalk, Hastings Caves and Ida Bay Railway. The cottage we stayed in was a bit tired looking but very clean and comfortable. It also had lovely direct views of the Bay and water. We also very much appreciated the under floor heating... More 

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Casuarina Beach, Australia
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our family stayed in one of the two bedroom cabins. Very clean with modern finishes and comfortable beds and pillows. The cabin had everything we needed. We went to the local RSL for dinner which was basic but fine for one night. It was a great overnight spot as we had spent the day exploring the area. We had a... More 

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Thank Casuarina2487
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7 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot straight across from the bay easy check in and good parking , underfloor heating was lovely and bathrooms were nice , the decor however was quite outdated a little spruce up would make it hard to beat for accommodation in dover :)

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Thank Nicole K
Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in a studio room. The room was comfortable, had most items for self contained accommodation and the view was delightful. The location is great for anyone wishing to explore the far south-east corner of Tasmania.

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Thank Hendberts-AU
Hobart, Australia
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We spent two nights in a studio room overlooking Esperance Bay. The room was warm, comfortable and the view was amazing. It was only a short walk from the cottage to the Community/RSL Club where we enjoyed good home-style meals. The location is great for anyone wishing to explore the far south-east corner of Tasmania.

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1 Thank Susan B
Hobart, Australia
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117 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My wife and I spent 3 nights at "The Shackeau" which is right on the clifftop looking down the beach at Southport. The views are exceptional especially with the sunrise in the morning and sunset in the evening. The house has two bedrooms, one toilet/bathroom and a large lounge/eating area. The kitchen is small but well fitted out (including microwave).... More 

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Thank Michael C
Tarrawingee, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed in a two bedroom cottage, it had stunning views of the bay and had beautiful finishes and furnishings. The beds for comfortable, kitchen well stocked and the spa was great too. Highly recommend it.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality Waterfront accommodation in Tasmania's beautiful far South. All fully self-contained, with spectacular water views, choose from cozy studios with under floor heating to luxury cottages with jacuzzi and wood fire. Driftwood is central to the Huon Valley and southern regions in Tasmania, and makes the perfect base to explore the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Cottages

Address: Bay View Road, Dover, Tasmania 7117, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Dover
Price Range: RM515 - RM941 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Driftwood Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Opt for a waterfront studio.”
 of 5 bubbles 838SusanB, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“if its on for a couple I think this cottage is ideal, nice little deck to sit and have a wine and look at the view.”
 of 5 bubbles pamw273, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stay more than one night for a cheaper tariff.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanieU, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view cottages are great”
 of 5 bubbles twightlight, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Front studio cottages have amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles ColeenH83, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
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