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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 Feb 2024
The important thing to know about Piermont is that it is NOT a resort. It is in a beautiful location about a two-hour drive from Hobart. We stayed in a suite that was serene, designed with neutral, natural furnishings. There is no air conditioning, so the room heated up during the day (in summer). There is a pool, but scarcely any lounge chairs and no umbrellas. The beach is accessible, and quite secluded. Great hikes are nearby in Freycinet National Park, about a 45 minute drive from the Retreat. We had lunch in the restaurant. The menu is not extensive and portions were small. On the whole, I would recommend Piermont for a quiet 2-3 day getaway during the warm weather months.
Date of stay: February 2024
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 26 Feb 2024
Thank you for taking the time to review! It's great to hear you enjoyed our suite and the natural beauty surrounding Piermont.

We've noted your thoughts on room comfort in the summer and the pool area. We appreciate your honesty, and we are always looking for ways to improve.

We appreciate your feedback on the restaurant's menu and portions. Our goal is to showcase the best of local Tasmanian produce with a carefully selected range of dishes. We understand that our current offerings might not meet everyone's expectations in terms of variety and size. Your thoughts are incredibly valuable to us as we look to refine our menu to better cater to our guests' diverse tastes.

Thanks for recommending Piermont for a quiet getaway. We value your insights and hope to see you again, perhaps in a cooler season for a different experience.

Regards,
The Piermont Team
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    Reviewed 15 February 2024

    Great location with nicely appointed room.

    Unfortunately the service we received throughout was quite disappointing and certainly below expectations for a premium priced property. Missed common courtesy. Genuine requests like the core component of the breakfast provided was missing. When we enquired if this was simply an oversight, it was just dismissed as bad luck. Reception hours are limited which we can cope with but when we left messages out of hours to the contact provided we had to chase due to no response.

    We stayed two nights and couldn't dine at the restaurant either night, once due to closure on a public holiday and the other evening because the small restaurant was fully booked. Clearly our mistake in not pre booking but be warned, pre book. Also be warned they are unable to tell you what is on the set menu till the chef arrives at 5pm on the day. Management did eventually offer with resistance to squeeze us in to dine late to pacify us but it was too late for us so we had a nice dinner in town instead.

    Management also tried to address our concerns late into our stay but unfortunately our expectation for a premium experience for a special occasion had already been let down and soured by poor service throughout our stay. I understand the staff member particularly unhelpful has since left the property's employment.

    Room tip: Pre book dinner if you would like to dine in house.
    Date of stay: February 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Piermont Retreat , General Manager at Piermont Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2024

    Hi Murray,

    Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us.

    Firstly, we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our great location and your nicely appointed room - those amazing views are hard to beat.

    We have noted your feedback and we apologise that this was your experience. A missed breakfast provision is an oversight on our part; unfortunately, small mistakes do happen, and we are sorry to hear that you felt you were not met with good customer service. I would like to point out that our management team did go above and beyond to help improve your experience, with the general manager personally delivering the missed breakfast item, as well as a bottle of sparkling wine and oysters to your room. We also made a plan to fit you in for dinner, despite, as you said, not having a booking being an oversight on your part. On our website and in your confirmation email, it is clearly stated that pre-booking is essential. We also state that the menu is crafted daily; we understand that this style of dining is not suited to everyone. The operating days and hours of the restaurant are also clearly stated on our website, social media platforms, and in your confirmation email; we are open for lunch daily, even on public holidays. However, dinner is a 5-day operation.

    Rest assured, we've taken note of your concerns and are actively tweaking things for the better. We'd love the chance to welcome you back for a more seamless and delightful experience.

    Regards,
    The Piermont Team

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    Reviewed 14 February 2024

    Had a blast at Piermont Retreat with my friends. The place impressed us from the start, especially with the option to have breakfast at the restaurant, featuring local delights.

    The rooms were clean, well-equipped, and a gorgeous design. The stunning views right from our window were my favourite.

    The beaches around were absolutely beautiful, offering us endless moments of relaxation. We treated our stay like a retreat, a luxurious treat where every moment was meant for unwinding. Dining at the Piermont restaurant was a highlight, fantastic food. The staff were all about making our stay perfect, always friendly and on point.

    Room tip: Early walks on the beach.
    Date of stay: February 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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    Piermont Retreat , General Manager at Piermont Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2024

    Hi Lisa,

    Thank you for your wonderful review. We're thrilled you enjoyed your time at Piermont Retreat with friends.

    We agree that this stunning location provides a luxurious retreat vibe!

    We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our unique breakfast experience - beautiful local breakfast delights provided in-room, for a slow and comfortable start to the day.

    We are looking forward to welcoming you back for more unwinding moments!

    Regards,
    The Piermont Team

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    Reviewed 14 February 2024 via mobile

    Beautiful accomodation, they have thought of everything to make it special and relaxing. The staff were very helpful and definitely recommend having lunch and dinner at Piermont. We would definitely recommend to friends, centrally located to Swansea

    Date of stay: February 2024
    Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Piermont Retreat , General Manager at Piermont Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2024

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us; creating a special and relaxing experience for our guests is exactly what we aim for.

    We look forward to the opportunity to host you and your friends in the future.

    The Piermont Team

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    Reviewed 13 February 2024 via mobile

    Our second visit to Piermont. What an incredible experience. We have travelled extensively and found Piermont to be an absolute highlight. The setting is exquisite, with unmatched views. Our accommodation was beautiful, gorgeous beds and really well equipped. You can feel the care in every detail. The Homestead Restaurant is the cherry on top, an absolute treat. The staff are amazing and met our every need. An absolute treat, we’ll be back.

    Date of stay: January 2024
    Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Piermont Retreat , General Manager at Piermont Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2024

    Hi Diane,

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're thrilled to learn that your second visit was enjoyable!

    Your mention of the setting, views, and accommodation warms our hearts and it's wonderful to hear that Homestead Restaurant added to your experience.

    We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!

    Regards,
    The Piermont Team

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    Reviewed 13 February 2024

    Piermont is Tasmania’s East Coast Oasis! This is my first Trip Advisor review. I want to acknowledge how special this place is and how it made us feel. We visited last year and we are already planning our return this year with family from NSW. There’s a sense of English seaside with high end finishes in most of the builds, and customer service that goes above and beyond. Honestly, it’s some of the best customer service I’ve received in a long time. During a camping trip last week I convinced some of the other mothers to pop into Piermont for a coffee. The staff welcomed us delightfully, and they quickly fell in love with Piermont just as I did. At the end of our camping trip one of the mothers booked her family of four in for a two nights. This is a place I’m proud to recommend to others.

    Date of stay: February 2024
    • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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    Piermont Retreat , General Manager at Piermont Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2024

    Wow, what an honour to be the muse for your first-ever Trip Advisor review! We're absolutely delighted to hear how special Piermont made you feel during your visit.

    Thank you for being proud to recommend us to others—it means the world to our team. We believe in going above and beyond, and it's fantastic to know it's appreciated.

    We look forward to welcoming you and your family back later this year!

    Warm regards,
    The Piermont Team

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