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Abs by the Bay

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19/06/2017 20/06/2017
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Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed with in the 2 bed apartment called “The Deck” for 5 nights. It was very clean and we had all we needed to cook in the little kitchen. The price is appropriate for the location and space offered. The beds were comfortable and it is overall quiet, being set back from the highway. The gardens are nice and...

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Thank Rita K K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in The Deck for 3 nights whilst touring the south including Port Arthur. We were impressed with the accommodation and the facilities it provided. Fully self contained including a bbq on the front deck. Lovely by the water at the front of the property which the owners are happy for their guests to utilise. Beautiful gardens with some...

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Thank Pete W
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We loved staying at this cottage! The cottage was very spacious and well maintained. It had a good sized bedroom, large bathroom, sitting area with couches and a kitchen with electric stove, microwave, toaster, and water heater. There was also a private porch outside of each unit with a table and chairs. There are a few BBQ areas with picnic...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This small place is designed as a budget motel next to the highway. The rooms are small, though larger than most motels. The design and comfort are lacking. Very basic and not comfortable for spending any real time. There were no views, and although you can walk through the owner's property to a small piece of bayside land, there are...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed in the small studio room, which was great for one night, but would recommend one of the bigger apartments for longer stays. The room was very comfortable, quiet and immaculately clean. The hostess Lyn is a lovely lady, who goes out of her way to meet her guests and make sure that you have everything you need. The...

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Thank CarolS1963
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The other reviews say it all. The accommodation is spotless, comfortable, and quiet. The owner is super friendly but not intrusive. I was disappointed that we were so close to the water but did not have a view of it. First world problem.

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Thank ellen P
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Very appealing but would have liked the heater on before arriving and an electric blanket would have been nice - it was a very cold weekend for Tassie (unsual). The gardens are magnificent and we were very welcomed.

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Thank huntar
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We were greeted with a sweet little note on the door with our hosts wishing us a nice time and to call if we needed anything. We were also sent a message a few days before giving us some information about turning up. A charming little unit, warm and had all the bits and pieces you need. We had a...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Deck is a hidden gem found with easy access to Port Arthur, Eaglehawk Neck and other beautiful surrounding sites. The accommodation is immaculate with everything needed for a self sufficient stay. Great views of the bay and a nice spot for a glass of wine at the end of a day of sightseeing. Brent and Lynn are excellent hosts...

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Thank Mark S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and found Abs by the Bay to perfectly suit us. We found our unit to be very spacious. The kitchen was well supplied, including cooking oil spray, so we were able to cook our meals. We appreciated the books and games in the unit. We also appreciated that they collect rubbish, recyclables and compost. It was...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abs by the Bay provides contemporary apartment accommodation set in attractive gardens with access to waterfront of Little Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula just 10 minutes from Port Arthur. Choose from spacious one or two bedroom apartments each with their own fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom and outdoor barbeque area, or a one bedroom studio suite with tea/coffee making facilities. With its modern style, convenient location and affordable rates, Abs by the Bay is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers to just relax, unwind and enjoy what the region has to offer, it is a popular tourist destination, renown for its sheltered rainforests, unspoilt natural beauty, spectacular scenery of rugged ocean cliffs, surf beaches, wildlife, adventure and heritage of the past and present. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abs by the Bay

Address: 5730 Arthur Hwy, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Price Range: $101 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abs by the Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“small and quaint - ground beautiful”
huntar, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“"The Deck" was very roomy and quiet, but I think they are all equally good. You can't go wrong!”
Adventurista_12, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“skippers unit perfect little unit for couple only. Larger units available for larger family or group.”
Kumbasari, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The DECK is the best cottage in term of view”
JLIM123, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
“From what I could see, they're all great! :-)”
Ambling_Em, 21 Oct 2013 | Read review
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