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The 3 Duck House B and B cottages are fully self- contained and within easy walking distance of the beach and the penguin viewing area, Burnie CBD and restaurants. There are private gardens with herbs and vegetables for you to harvest and enjoy. A "Multi Award Winning" establishment, the three B and B cottages have won "Best Accommodation in Burnie" for 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Air Conditioning
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Mid-range
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We stayed 2 nights at The Duck House. On arrival we met Lynne and Tich and instantly felt so welcome. The house is quaint and lovely and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay including great heating when the evenings were a little cool. The history of the house is
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Response from Lynne F, Owner at The Duck House
Responded 26 Nov. 2018
Thank you for the lovely review. Very pleased that you and Judy enjoyed our quaint and cosy cottage. Hopefully we will see you again, maybe when the veggie garden is in full production and you can enjoy more that just the herbs. Best wishes Lynne and Tich
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As a family group of six adults we stayed at Mrs Philpotts on 12/11/18. Everyone agreed, this home was fabulous. The beds and the best linen could not be faulted, the older members of the group had a wonderful nights sleep. The furnishings were amazing and very comfortable, had
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Response from Y3425XLmichaelf, Owner at The Duck House
Responded 17 Nov. 2018
Many thanks for the lovely review. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again sometime. Burnie is a good base to explore the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania so you might be able to stay a week the next time and take in all the activities on offer. Best wishes to you and your family. Lynne and Tich
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I have stayed at all 3 houses that are on offer in the Duck House bookings. This time we stayed in Mrs Philpotts. Beautiful Federation 3 bedroom house. Lynne (hostess) has fitted them out in style. Amazing bacon, eggs etc in fridge for breakfast. Loved sitting on the front porch
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Response from Y3425XLmichaelf, Owner at The Duck House
Responded 9 Oct. 2018
Many thanks for the lovely review and good to hear that you have now stayed in all 3 houses. Look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Burnie. Best wishes, Lynne
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Lovely group of homes, very well located close to everything downtown Burnie has to offer. Walk into town for dinner, or down to the waterfront for some fresh air. We stayed in the Duck House, a two bedroom cottage which provided excellent period accommodation, but with as many
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Response from Y3425XLmichaelf, Owner at The Duck House
Responded 30 Jul. 2018
Dear FrozenAussie, Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and secondly, what a lovely review it is! So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Burnie. Best wishes, Lynne and Tich
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Magnificent accommodation, beautifully furnished. Hosts very welcoming. Had access to the garden to,pick fresh vegetables and herbs. Excellent quality breakfast goodies. Highly recommended. Very clean and quiet.
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Response from Y3425XLmichaelf, Owner at The Duck House
Responded 10 Jun. 2018
Thank you for your lovely review Robyn. We try hard to be helpful and it's nice to know that the garden is appreciated by others. We like to use fresh produce ourselves and there's always more than enough to share in season. Again, thank you.
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"All 3 cottages are a wonderful experience to stay in."
"This is not a hotel but a bed and breakfast but all rooms are delightful."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 118 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaTasmaniaBurnie
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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