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“Spacious, well-appointed”
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The beautiful City Park is just across the road Downstairs bathroom with claw foot bath and shower
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28 reviews
Welcome to Ellie's Place on City Park
The beautiful City Park is just across the road
Downstairs bathroom with claw foot bath and shower
Fully equipped kitchen
Family/ dining room open plan to kitchen, includes TV
Formal Living room with DVD and TV
Formal living alternate view
'Taffies Room' - queen bed
'Remy's room- double bed
'Chloes Room'- single bed
'Ellie's Room' - double bed
Upstairs bathroom- large shower
Study
Rear View, great casual seating area and cottage garden
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Launceston, Tasmania

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Janene C
Armidale, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Spacious, well-appointed”
Reviewed 13 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Nothing to fault - exactly as described. Full of character, spacious, well-appointed, located in a great spot. Short walk in one direction to a shopping centre and just a walk across a beautiful park to the CBD and its restaurants. Don't miss seeing the Japanese macaque monkeys in the park.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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taswombat...
Hobart, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Delightful home”
Reviewed 8 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Staying Ellie's place is like staying in a gracious home with an attentive host, the only difference being that you have the place to yourself. The location is great with City Park just across the road. The house is beautifully furnished and the kitchen is fully equipped. With four bedrooms, 2 living rooms and 2 bathrooms there is plenty of room.

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Liked best: Furnishing in keeping with the character of the house
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
8 Nov 2016
Dear "Taswombat", thanks so much for your lovely review, I am glad you ladies enjoyed your stay and had a lovely weekend at the Deloraine Craft Fair. It makes our day to know that friends get- togethers are enjoyed so much at Ellie's Place, We hope to see you again one day!
Kind regards
Bron
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Alison J
1 review
“Very comfortable place in an excellent location.”
Reviewed 25 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Very comfortable place in an excellent location. Great communication with the host who was lovely to deal with. Thanks!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Nov 2016
Thanks so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to have you stay and we agree, the location is pretty special - glad you enjoyed your stay!
Kind regards
Bron
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Paul V
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“Great locoation, fantastic house”
Reviewed 17 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

2nd time I've stayed here, this is a wonderful house, great character and is fantastically located. Would recommend any of my friends to stay in this great place.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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Management Response
18 May 2016
Hi Paul,
Thanks so much for your review, it's great to get feedback that the 2nd visit is as good as the first!
it's always a pleasure to welcome guests back for repeat visits. and we hope to see you again.
Kind regards
Bron Bishop
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jengar11
Byron Bay, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A step back in time”
Reviewed 6 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Ellie's place allowed for us to step back in time to the 1800's whilst enjoying the modern conviences of 2015. Bron was an excellent host- arrived soon after our arrival pre-arranged to collect the full payment. Ellie's only allowed for cash transaction of deposit by EFT. We also ordered delivery of groceries from online grocery chain which worked out quite well. We were travelling from mainland Australia in the later evening. Ellie's place was an old world experience which was quite delightful. One drawback for those travelling with small children Ellie's has lots of collectables which were quite attractive to our young grandchildren. We had to place items of interest in higher places,although in saying that some doors could be closed for peace of mind. . Stairs and height of beds could pose a problem for both the young and old, there was a stair barrier provided for the little ones. The home is located across the road from City Park which was a wonderful added bonus for us. Ellie's is very clean and suited well for two families. We were able to do some lovely day trips to Bridport- great walk on the beach! Anvers Chocolates which provided full view of chocolate making for free! The Gorge lovely walks and the peacocks really were making their presence felt. Penguin evening at Low Head and much more. We enjoyed Tassie Sea Scallops as fresh as you could get. Hallams restaurant also lived up to Bron's recommendation

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Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: conviently located, large bathrooms although showers were quite small.
Liked least: beds were quite high off the ground- for small children and elderly but in keeping with period of home. Steps for elderly could pose a problem as very narrow.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
6 Aug 2015
Thanks so much for your lovely review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Ellies Place and in Launceston. Ellies is perfect for many different kinds of guests, from couples wanting a special weekend away to groups and families looking to spend special time together. We have worked to make Ellies into a special home and all the little touches are what many people say make it unique. We understand that sometimes this may be a temptation to little ones, but we find that our wonderful guests treat the house as they would that of a friend. (We are quite happy for guests to move things out of temptation if necessary) Thanks so much for leaving Ellie's in such wonderful condition- it was a credit to you and your grandchildren! Having brought my own children up in the house I know how much young families enjoy the location and as with any house with stairs commonsense should prevail. In regard to older guests, we have had many spritely 70+ year-olds stay, however we always do recommend that if in doubt as to negotiating stairs that perhaps our other lovely property, Twyford, may be an alternative option. In regard to payment options, credit card payment in full is also available for guests however as agreed upon booking your special Winter rate deal it was not available under this option. I loved your idea about pre-ordering the groceries and will certainly be suggesting this to guests as a great option. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day at Ellies or even Twyford! Kind regards Bron and Darren
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