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The Ark Stanley

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18 Wharf Rd, Stanley, Tasmania 7331 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
4.5 Star accommodation
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28 Oct.29 Oct.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed in the ground floor “Corinthian” Room for 2 nights and would highly recommend The Ark. Room was well appointed, clean and comfortable, with a brilliant shower - lots of room in shower, heated tile floor, non slip pebbly finish on shower floor, great...More

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Response from Rhonda R, Owner at The Ark StanleyResponded 3 days ago

Hello bkq828487 and thank you for your review of The Ark. It was lovely meeting you and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also glad to receive your feedback regarding breakfast; it's great to know you enjoyed it. A...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location and friendly hosts. Very clean and well appointed with a good breakfast and coffee. Quiet with great views across the bay. Close to beaches and the Nut. Close walking distance to shops and restaurants.More

Thank margarett183
Response from Rhonda R, Owner at The Ark StanleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello margarett183. Thank you for your review, it was lovely to read you considered The Ark a great place to stay. We really do have a special location - so close to the water and still within easy walk to town and all attractions. Happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location, clean and comfortable room and Chris and Rhonda were just so good to deal with. Right from the moment I booked our room here the service was exceptional and once we arrived I couldn't believe what an amazing location we were staying on....More

Thank morgs202
Response from Rhonda R, Owner at The Ark StanleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi morgs202 and thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We really appreciate your comments and the fact that you booked direct with us - hence the home cooked breakfast. It's a nice wa yto start the day! Hopefully we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely comfortable 2 nights. Beautiful view from our room and our hosts gave 100% in all areas. The room was beautifully decorated and cleanliness was 100% Would love to return some day. Hosts were very helpful in giving us suggestions where to visit...More

Thank neuendorf58
Response from Rhonda R, Owner at The Ark StanleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello neuendorf 58 and thank you for your review. Happy to read you enjoyed your 2 night stay and appreciated those gorgeous water views. We look forward to seeing you again in the future perhaps.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise to arrive at The Ark in Stanley. Chris and Rhonda gave us a warm welcome and orientated us to the accommodation and the area, including places to eat at that night. Beautifully restored and clean, comfortable and quirky. Providing high end...More

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Response from Rhonda R, Owner at The Ark StanleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kendsued for your review, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and were comfortable in your room. The heated tiled floor in the bathroom is always a winner we find, as is the reverse cycle heating/cooling, heated towel...More

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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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USD 102 - USD 160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 102 - USD 160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"All the rooms are nice, but upstairs is more spacious."
4 weeks ago
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"Rooms at the front have gorgeous views of the water."
5 Sep. 2018
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"The Weatherly suite is more private, separate to the main house"
24 Aug. 2018
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"If stairs are a problem, the room on the ground floor on the right was great."
9 Apr. 2018
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