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BayView Guesthouse

0.6 km from Stanley centre
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  • Breakfast included
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16 Alexander Terrace, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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Bentley Suite 2 + nights
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Trenerry suite upstairs, a lovely cozy room with 2 dormer windows overlooking the sea. This room shares a bathroom with 1 other room. No problems. It also shares a well appointed kitchen, and the makings of a decent continental breakfast was in the fridge. There is a door to the garden out back, and this also makes...

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Moutiers, France
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sandy was lovely from the first time we spoke on the phone. She accepted my last minute change from 4 to 2 people without a murmur and booked us into her best room at a discount! She helped us choose a restaurant and told us places to visit in Stanley. She was a great help booking us into our next...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This historic pub (dating from 1849) has been turned into a guest house par excellence. We stayed in the Lowry suite, an absolutely huge, recently redecorated studio with lovely soft colours and carefully chosen period decorative features, but with every mod con, including a surprisingly comprehensive kitchenette and a beautiful bathroom with a waterfall shower. Generous breakfast making materials were...

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Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Wow, we absolutely loved this place! Sandy was very warm and welcoming when we arrived, and she even gave us a free upgrade to a room with a private bathroom! The whole room was very spacious with a view overlooking the beach. Bed was very comfortable and the area was quiet (even on new years eve!). We fell in love...

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ssbayview2013, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Michael for taking time to leave your thoughts with us here on TripAdvisor! New Years Eve is like Stanley time has forgotten it...it was one of the most peaceful evenings of the year! I am so happy that your trip to Stanley and the Bay View has exceeded your expectations, i hope to welcome you both back again one...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The guesthouse was so convenient to all Stanley has to offer. We stayed 3 x nights in the Bentley suite and had the advantage of a kitchenette which was so valuable to us as we were there on Christmas Day and nothing in the township was open. Sandy welcomed us with friendship and information on everything we needed to know....

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ssbayview2013, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Janet for taking time to leave your thoughts with us here on TripAdvisor, it was indeed a pleasure to have my special guests with me over Christmas, i enjoyed our chat in the sunshine, it was a pleasure to speak to another lover of the sea and our adventures, i do my best to send guests out to places...

Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here recently and loved it! It was in the perfect location under "the Nut" and it was so lovely and quiet. They had everything that we needed in the kitchenette and we had a spacious bathroom that we now miss!! Friendly service and clean room with beautiful views.

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ssbayview2013, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou Josie for leaving your thoughts here with us on TripAdvisor, every day i wander up my own drive and i still look up and see something new on the side of the Nut, we have an amazing unique view of it in our back yard! I am so pleased you found it peaceful, even though Stanley is very busy...

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Everything! Sandy was such a delight to meet. She gave us a warm welcome and a great outline of things to do. Even left some cookies in our room to have with a cup of tea! The two bedroom cottage was beautiful! It was tastefully decorated in keeping with the building and its history. The beds were the best we...

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ssbayview2013, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Irene and Elaine Thankyou so very much for your gorgeous feedback left for us here on TripAdvisor, you were simply a lovely surprise to greet after your travels, i am so pleased you found the apartment to your liking, i wish the wall could talk, she is indeed soaked with history and is something i am doing my...

Sydney
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have been to Stanley on previous holidays and travelled this time with another couple. We booked the Bayview because of the location and because our intended accommodation was booked out. Our stay was wonderful. We had the Lowrie and Bentley rooms. Both rooms were well-furnished with lovely en-suites. Each room had water views and were equipped with a small...

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ssbayview, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou David, Suzie, John & Michelle, it was a pleasure having you all stay with us for a couple of days! All our feedback from the Bentley & Lowrie Suites are positive, the space it allows means you do not feel like your under each other's feet! The Bay View has undergone many cosmetic changes in three years and it...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Thank you Sandy for a wonderful stay in your historic guesthouse. We enjoyed the comfortable and private Byard room immensely and loved that we could walk everywhere. Your friendly and welcoming manner just topped it all off for us. We will come again and recommend your unique guesthouse to all of our friends.

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ssbayview, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Cheryl & Bill, i don't think i can put into words the pleasure it was to greet you both and i am humbled you enjoyed the Byard Suite..(yes still my favorite) and how could you not, the spring garden is looking gorgeous, and the Byard has prime position to enjoy this! We have had some horrid weather as you well...

Newstead, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous guesthouse in a beautiful location. The rooms have everything you could possibly need. Very comfortable beds. Sandy is a warm and welcoming host with a wealth of local knowledge. I highly recommend the Bayview when you visit Stanley.

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ssbayview, Owner at BayView Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thankyou so very much Liz, i am going to tell people know i am a "wealth of knowledge" it says so on TripAdvisor (insert winky face) I love Stanley, i always have, it is a gorgeous place and even in all my travels i still love to arrive home...and i think the more i love my home the more i...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1949, The Bayview has had a colourful history. From its humble days as a pub in the early 1970s it was left stripped and abandoned almost on the verge of being demolished. Over the next 15 years it underwent change and renovation into the building it is today....do not judge a book by its cover. Her bold colour assures the Bayview never blends into the background; she stands proud and refuses to be missed, but her interior is undergoing some major cosmetic updating to reflect the history of the building and incorporate some modern creature comforts. Sitting on 3/4 acre of land, the Bayview boasts views from every angle and window, private courtyards verandahs, private balconies and a wandering garden full of trees, flowers and wildlife, so sit back with a hot cuppa, or a glass of wine while the kids play, we are all about family and relaxing and enjoying everything the Bayview and Stanley have to offer! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BayView Guesthouse

Address: 16 Alexander Terrace, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Stanley
Price Range: $107 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Lowry suite is ground floor with low step access. Some rooms are upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBJones, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pick the Lowrie room. Great outlook and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles Darghan, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“for a family or 2 couples ask for the Bar apartment”
 of 5 bubbles nhojswano, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the owner or the travel centre in Stanley.”
 of 5 bubbles leoniek9, 25 May 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Waratah10, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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