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Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was light, spacious and beautifully appointed with views across to the port. The bathroom was also spacious with underfloor heating and a heated towel rail which was welcome as we got wet when out walking. The hosts were friendly and helpful and the continental breakfast offered home made muesli, fruits and yoghurt. We would definitely stay again if...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 6 nights in 2 different rooms. Both were beautifully appointed. Very friendly and welcoming hosts. Great location. Highly recommend the Admiral Suite, loads of space and great views. We didn't want to leave. Will be back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the last stop for our 9 days 8 nights holiday in Tassie and its the best place I have stayed. Beautiful Art Deco and flawless display. We can feel that the owner has put in her heart into this business. Love it and will definitely recommend to friends.

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2Thank Jessica B
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A modern restoration of an old 1920s house, capturing the heritage feeling whilst providing new facilities and cute interior touches - a combination of Scandinavian furs and 70s style all done with a knowing wink.

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2Thank Alex B
Perth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ark in Stanley was the best place we stayed in our recent travels around Australia. Location was perfect overlooking the water with the Nut as the backdrop. Rhonda and Chris made us feel welcome from the outset and have done an amazing job making the rooms so comfortable. Great value for money and a lovely place to stay. I...

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Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ark Stanley is perfectly positioned on the edge of Stanley with all cafes and restaurants within easy walking. It has a pretty views over the bay. Our hosts were friendly and welcoming, with lots of little luxury touches around our room. Chatting over breakfast was also lovely and all the recommendations spot on. The weather was cold and drizzly...

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Thank 711danai
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located, very comfortable accommodation. The rich decor and plush furnishing add to the luxurious accommodation. The owners are friendly and ensure your are well looked after. I would not hesitated to recommend The Ark to family and friends

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Ark is probably the very best B@B we have ever stayed in, anywhere. The rooms are stunningly decorated, the bedding beautiful and soft, sparkling bathrooms. It has been apparently recently renovated and all I can say is book well ahead as this is brilliant.

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2Thank Craig L
Melbourne Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The house is beautiful and very well updated .The owner met us and was very welcoming. The room was at the front of the house over looking the harbour. It was a lovely experience altogether,breakfast was available in the kitchen and small dinging room ,all that was needed to get you off to a good start to the day cereal...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Rhonda was a wecoming and friendly host, happy to tell us about Stanley, and the accommodation was excellent. The house has been recently lovingly renovated keeping the beautiful original timber floors. We were upgraded to one of the more lavish front rooms with a view of the bay. Lovely furnishings and well appointed. The bathroom was beautiful with the biggest...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guest House The Ark Stanley is situated in Stanley Tasmania, a restored period residence, positioned directly opposite Tatlow’s Beach and at the base of the plug of an extinct volcano standing approximately 150 metres high, known as The Nut. Our location takes in sweeping views across Sawyers Bay, and of course upward to the impressive and towering Nut. The Circular Head area, and the township of Stanley in particular, is a much-loved tourist destination and has something for all, be they adventurer, explorer, naturalist, historian, fisherman, romantic or holidaymaker. The residence has recently been tastefully restored, renovated and enhanced. With an eclectic decor, paying homage to yesteryear and planning for the future, an outstanding home has been created which is proudly offered for guest accommodation. We look forward to making your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ark Stanley

Address: 18 Wharf Rd, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Stanley
Price Range: RM524 - RM759 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Ark Stanley 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Our room was at the front of the house, with views over the bay and very quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles 711danai, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“front of house very good”
 of 5 bubbles Greynomads67, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a front room on the ground floor which was spacious with a great view of the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles rond491, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Either rooms with a view of the water on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 294martye, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Anderson room beautifully appointed, with window and veranda facing the water.”
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