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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Ended up at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages after my booking elsewhere was double booked. Turned out the Corner Cottage was much more suitable, two queen bedrooms, spacious, very helpful and accommodating hosts. Would stay here again and recommend.

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

It's a shame your booked accommodation didn't work out - but so glad we could help you continue to enjoy your adventure in Tasmania. The Corner Cottage is a great place to simply relax and escape the bustle. With Spring now on the way, the magnolia is almost in flower directly outside the kitchen window. A lovely time to be...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2015

My family of 4 stayed in The Apple Tree Cottage for 4 nights and it was fantastic. The house had large, wonderfully furnished rooms and each day we had a baked treat delivered to our house. This cottage had everything we needed as well as extras such as washing machine, dryer, Wi-Fi, outdoor BBQ, etc. Our bath towels were replaced...

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Lisa and Mike, Thanks so much for your kind review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback on our cottages and service. It means a lot to us. We are so glad you enjoyed the furnishings in Apple Tree Cottage. It's such an adorable place that we did spend some time recently buying all new furniture...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We stayed for 4 days and enjoyed returning to the lovely cottage at the end of each days outing with the kids. Every time we returned there was either cookies or cupcakes and fresh towels. The owners are friendly and inviting while also ensuring that space is provided, it was lovely that they let our kids see your daughters bunny....

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

How wonderful !! We do love it when we have the opportunity to show some of our pets to our guests. Did you have a chance to meet our chickens (who help with supplying the breakfast eggs) or our cat "Ginger" (naturally)? Winter is truly a fantastic time of year here. So different to the rest of Australia ! You'll...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We really enjoyed our weekend in Apple Tree Cottage. It is just beautiful! A cute little cottage with absolutely everything you need for the weekend. The cottage is so clean and very well maintained. We really loved sitting in front of the fireplace! This accommodation is truly great value for money - lovely bedrooms, full kitchen, fridge, bathroom and laundry...

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review Deb. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do try very hard to give all the extra little details to allow each of our guests to relax and "chill" while they're here. Amanda is thrilled you enjoyed her baking - and Danny is very proud of his gardens and...

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We stayed in the one bedroom Gingerbread Cottage and it was darling. If you want to take a step back in Tassie time, this is the way to do it - but with the modern conveniences of indoor plumbing, microwave and washer/dryer. Do ask Amanda to stock your breakfast - her homemade bread was a real treat....and the goodies that...

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. Indeed, Westbury is a great place to use as your hub and visit so much in Northern Tasmania. We like to put a pin in the map at Westbury, and draw a 45min driving circle around us. The amount of things to see and do within this circle is AMAZING - from walks...

White Beach, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We had the pleasure of staying in this accommodation last week. Pleasant people to deal with, excellent accommodation, good value for money, peaceful and quiet. It was also well located to explore the NW Coast. highly recomment

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We love the peace and quiet of our little village - yet so central to many attractions, including the North-West coast. We've climbed the nut at Stanley, visited Table Cape (and van Diemen Quality Bulbs), Wynyard and Burnie - all as a day trip from the cottages. We do trust you enjoy...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We stayed at Apple Tree Cottage which is absolutely delightful. Very comfortable and clean and the town itself is sweet and unspoilt. Every detail was perfectly seen too and the extra breakfast addon with bacon, eggs, fresh bread and homemade jam was wonderful. Special mention to a daily baked afternoon tea - gingerbread men were YUMMY!

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review, and for staying with us ! Westbury is indeed a beautiful, unspoilt corner of the world, with rolling-green Village Green and open-space Town Common. A special thank-you from Amanda for your kind comments about her baked Gingerbread Men. She so enjoys cooking such treats for all our guests. We would love to welcome...

Blaxland
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We had a great stay at the old Bakehouse cottage. The kids loved the free wifi. We loved the afternoon tea provided each day. The cottage is warm and cozy with plenty of room to move. It was very convenient to have a laundry. The cottage is filled with everything you may need. IGA is just a walk up the...

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We're so happy you had the opportunity to visit Westbury and stay at our lovely Old Bakehouse - which was once the working, wood-fired bakery for the village. Now fully renovated - including the bakehouse oven, converted to be the cottage's kitchen - we've modernised the facilities, complete with our latest addition...

Gympie, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful little cottage! Happened upon this collection of gorgeous cottages by chance. So glad we did! These are a credit to the hosts! Absolutely everything you could think of is there! The gorgeous little handmade gingerbread men and chocolates, the complimentary port, to name a few, just made it so special! Gorgeous garden and a cute little village....

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We always appreciate receiving feedback from our guests as it really helps us to continually improve the experience at The Gingerbread Cottages. Amanda always enjoys making the complimentary afternoon treats for our guests. The gingerbread men chocolates are a recent addition - so, we're so glad you enjoyed them! Thanks also for your...

Cessnock, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Our recent stay in Westbury 8/5/13 was wonderful! the Old Bakehouse Cottage was delightful and historic but with modern touches. Plenty of room and very cosy and clean. I loved the old photos on the wall and wonder if they were previous owners? Our girls loved the upstairs attic area. The afternoon tea provided by Dan and Amanda was yummy!...

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GingerbreadCottages, Owner at Westbury Gingerbread Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing review. We are always touched by guests who appreciate the unique history of our wonderful cottages. Danny has been researching the intricate details of the past owners of the cottages, from the time when they were the village's bakery and shop-front - to the modern era. Indeed, some of the photos ARE of past...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Westbury Gingerbread Cottages are a delightful collection of five heritage-listed cottages dating from the 1850's, centrally-located in the historic village of Westbury in northern Tasmania - within easy reach of Launceston airport and the Devonport ferry terminal. All cottages contain their own, individual history and each one offers the convenience of self-catering, with all the mod-cons you'd expect for your stay. Your cottage is styled with period furnishings, in-keeping with the era that the cottages so perfectly represent. Each cottage is appointed with full-kitchen facilities, including cooktop, microwave and full-size fridge; and each one has its own bathroom and laundry facilities, including washing machine and dryer. A digital television, DVD, CD and radio are standard in all our cottages. Explore the inviting spaces your cottage offers, yet take the time to relax and unwind in front of your gas-log fire. The kids aren't forgotten either, with a separate "children's nook" for guests staying in The Old Bakehouse with games, teddy bears and children's books. Or what about staying in the Corner Cottage and taking a relaxing spa. Guests in The Servant's Quarters can enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the fire, while absorbing the atmosphere, seated on their leather lounge or snoozing in the 4-poster bed; while The Gingerbread Cottage offers a relaxing verandah for you to admire your secluded garden; or Apple Tree Cottage with lovely garden of camellias, roses and 5 types of apple trees. The Westbury Gingerbread Cottages offer a central, spacious courtyard and 4-burner BBQ for the exclusive use of our guests. Feel free to pick your selection of seasonal produce from our herb and vegetable gardens in the courtyard, while you relax at the picnic tables, sampling the local wares from your day. For your convenience, we offer off-street parking directly adjacent to the cottages.All our guests enjoy a daily selection of teas and coffees (including plunger coffee) and home-baked "goodies" - which may include fruit cake, muffins or our popular gingerbread men (naturally). There is also an option to add provisions for a full breakfast - bacon, eggs, tomatoes, cereals, juice, home-baked bread, spreads and homemade jams - which will be replenished each day. Discover the delights of Westbury, established in the 1820's as a garrison town and nestled in the Meander Valley at the base of the inspiring Great Western Tiers mountains. Many local attractions can be explored with several self-guided walks - available from our Reception - including the Village Green, Town Common, Westbury Maze, Pearn's Steam World and many historic buildings, such as wood-fired bakery, churches and coach-inns. Take a short drive to local wineries, hand-made Belgian chocolate shoppe, cherry farm, honey farm, raspberry farm, salmon and ginseng farm - all with inviting retail outlets and cafes. For the more adventurous, less than 40min drive-away is are wild-life parks (with Tasmanian Devils), Launceston's famous Cataract Gorge, glow-worm caves, artist studios; and many bush walks, ranging from 1hr to full-day hikes. The Westbury Gingerbread Cottages is the ideal base to explore all that this wonderful region has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westbury Gingerbread Cottages

Address: 52 William St | Westbury Cottages, Westbury, Tasmania 7303, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Westbury
Price Range: RM527 - RM679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Westbury Gingerbread Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“several cottages to choose from.”
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