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Hobart, Australia
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Set just off the mostly quiet B37, with the stream running and cascades covering much of any road noise, this is a wonderfully restored settlement, with well appointed quarters; great ambience within and cleaned-up country setting around. Lovely walks in the area and short drive to Port Arthur and most parts of the Tasman peninsular. As a bed and breakfast... More 

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darwin
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Yeah great place large room, breakfast superb, cant fault it guys, try it once in yer life people

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Central Coast
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68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Cascades is a restored convict site where we took up residence in room 2 of the Officers’ Quarters. Comfortably and elegantly furnished with colonial décor, period furnishings and all mod cons inside the 2 rooms: a sitting-dining room including kitchenette, and large bedroom with ensuite. The fire was set ready for us to light and an abundant supply of hot... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2012

If you are after the true Port Arthur experience - or you just want a beautiful and quiet place to get away from things - this is the place for you. Position - It is near the Koonya road, which is just off the main road to Port Arthur. This means that it is quiet but easily accessible e.g. we... More 

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Ormeau, Australia
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Stayed here on our recent trip to Pt Arthur. Great room, beautiful restoration, period furnished. Be aware of a resident ghostly night watchman who does a door check around 8:30pm each night. Take along some eggs and bacon if you want a cooked breakfast as only continental provisions are provided. Would definitely stay there again. Beautiful location on the waters... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Agree with all the positive reviews Very spacious accommodation Superb position excellent value

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Birchgrove, Australia
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Officer's quarters converted to charming b&b accommodation. Magnificent setting overlooking beautiful Norfolk Bay, approx 15mins from Port Arthur. Magnificently restored late convict era built buildings. Functional kitchenette, lovely wood fire, decanter of port provided, and very snuggly bed. All in a setting steeped with amazing history. Marvellous.

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Hobart, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2011

This is a first class example of colonial accommodation. The setting is wonderful, overlooking Norfolk Bay. We stayed in the "Workshop" originally a convict factory fully restored to a luxury cottage. Many of the other buildings on the site have been faithfully restored and provide a great example of how we should be maintaining our historical heritage. The small family... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2011

Had a lovely stay in one of the cottages in June - would have loved to have stayed longer to enjoy the serenity and history. Cottage was great. Open fireplace was the highlight and just knowing we were staying somewhere so carefully restored was a treat. Property has it's own museum on site and a visit there is a must.... More 

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State College, PA
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145 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2011

Authentic restored convict buildings make an appropriate stay when visiting Port Arthur convict site. Interesting small family museum on site. Pleasant walks onsite; can sign up for wildlife spotting tour at night. Lost power one night in big storm- Marcus provided candles and a torch; fire laid and ready to light. Cozy night! Only negative for us is that it... More 

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Additional Information about Cascades Colonial Accommodation

Address: 533 Main Rd, Koonya, Tasmania 7187, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Koonya
Hotel Class:4 star — Cascades Colonial Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Do yourself a favour and stay in the workshops.”
 of 5 bubbles Robertg6864, 4 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I didn't see the other rooms but I think the Luxury Spa Cottage is the biggest and best!”
 of 5 bubbles mjen26, 5 Jul 2013 | Read review
“If you are with children, stay in the married officers cottage, so spacious and lots of room for children!”
 of 5 bubbles 563HeatherM, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The "Workshop" is freestanding and the closest one to the water.”
 of 5 bubbles Ruth_Hardy, 28 Feb 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in room three which is closest to the sea. The two bedroom unit with spa bath had the best location but was not available.”
 of 5 bubbles jennytCairns, 13 Feb 2013 | Read review
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