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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an old characterful property in quite a small village. It's location by the coast is perfect for walks and for trips to the Freycinet peninsula further afield. The car park is laid out with guide lines to maximise ease of parking and occupancy. Our room was spacious, although the ensuite bathroom was quite small. The owners have tried...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Myself, My wife and my parents spent 2 lovely nights at Schoten House. The house is located one very short block away from a lovely beach. The complimentary breakfast in the morning was made to order and better than many breakfasts we had at other cafés along our trip. They offer picnic baskets for lunches on anyone of the nearby...

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london
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a joy of a stay. Cameron and Jodie were wonderful hosts. They provided home made preserves, yoghurt, bread at breakfast, home cooked shortbread to welcome you and offered cheese platters that were made by Jodie. This is a Georgian house and we slept comfortably in a four poster bed.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful two nights at Schouten House. Our room was beautifully furnished and comfortable, the breakfasts included a wide selection of hot meals cooked to order and made from local produce. We were also able to order a cheese platter to have with wine one evening that had the best of local cheeses and fruits as well as...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snap trip to Tasmania to hike through Frecinyet National Park led me to staying in Swansea. Schouten House is a wonderful B&B with views of Great Oyster Bay. The hosts go the extra mile, providing you local travel info of Tasmania and places to see even before you check in. The accommodation itself is steeped in history, priding itself on...

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Thank Jenalex24
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Excellent historic house, beautiful room, great breakfast, welcoming and attentive hosts, and a great base fropm which to explore Freycinet National Park. A glass of port in the down-stairs sitting room was much appreciated too.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Delightful hosts Jodie and Cameron were welcoming to there historic home. The rooms are cosy and the beds really comfortable. Highlight is the delicious breakfast with home made preserves, toasted oats and pancakes to order. Lots of nearby attractions including Freycinet National Park and some nice wine farms. Best oysters we have ever tasted at the Saltshaker in Swansea.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight at this lovely historic house. Received a friendly welcome from Cameron who showed us around and ran through all the important info. The bedroom was cosy and a very comfortable bed provided a great nights sleep. We sat in the downstairs lounge room in front of the fire and listened to jazz. It was so relaxing - just...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This lovely old manor house was warm and cozy and full of character. Great breakfast that is included. We stayed there for two nights and visited Coles Bay and walked to Wineglass Bay. Not a lot of food choices in Swansea so worth getting some local cheeses and make a nice platter in the lounge with the roaring fire!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent B&B with fantastic hosts Jodie & Cameron in a classic house with a warm romantic environment. Highlights were sitting by the fireplace eating homemade shortbread and tea and the big breakfast with homemade bread, jam and marmalade. One of the highlights of our trip so far!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Schouten House Bed and Breakfast is a heritage listed home, rich in history and a well known landmark on Tasmania's East Coast. Built in 1844 as an inn it is one of the first substantial buildings to appear in Swansea when the township was being established around a military base on Waterloo Point. Now a comfortable bed and breakfast offering traditional accomodations and a warm welcome, it is an excellent place to call home while you explore the coast and Freycinet Peninsula, or just as a relaxing getaway. Hearty cooked breakfasts, including options such as scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, or our popular pancakes with (really real) maple syrup and bacon, are included for all guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Schouten House

Address: 1 Waterloo Rd, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
Price Range: RM525 - RM633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 3 was quiet and sunshine comes through in the morning”
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“We were in the four poster room on the ground floor, so no view, and in fact rather dark as window heavily netted and curtained, lights could be better too. But a minor matter overall!”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelW742, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
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