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The Mussel Boys

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both feel the photos don't do this place justice and would happily return. Restaurant is closed but Port Arthur is just up the road. We found the Mussel boys by accident and would recommend it to anyone overnighting in the Port Arthur area

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We didn't stay here, we were driving and enjoying our road trip along the sea, while we decided to stay for lunch. Food is surprisingly good. You should definitely try their coffee and donuts. Their wood fire baked pizza is also very good. They also help their community raising fund for a sick boy. Very kind.

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We are in a short visit to Tassie and decided to visit Port Arthur. Booked into the Mussel Boys after seeing it on bookings.com. We arrived to a beautifully appointed unit, spa bath, king size bed, well kitted kitchen and a great outlook. Attached is the Fat Quoll who do great woodfired pizzas. Located a short drive to Port Arthur,...

1Thank Narelle M
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A perfect location to relax and use as a base to explore the Tasman Peninsula. There are only 4 studio apartments on site, so very tranquil and exclusive. Perfect for couples seeking serenity. Also the added bonus of a wood fire pizza restaurant. We received a warm and friendly welcome from the owner. The apartment is stylish, modern and comfortable,...

Thank Colin O
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights during the busy holidays. We got the cabin with timber everywhere and it was a bit much to look at but we got used to it haha. All the facilities here were great, we loved the balcony and loved how private and peaceful it was. The owner was super friendly and every provided us with...

Thank EmergencyPoncho
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely rooms with a beautiful view and in a great location! Clean and modern with both a clothes washer and dryer. The wood fired pizzas and salads available at the cafe are also great! Central to a lot of activities on Tasman Peninsula makes it a great place to stay!

Thank JaVaMe
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 6 December 2016

After 9 weeks, 7000 km and an unknown number of hotel rooms/apartments we ended our road trip at The Mussel Boys on the Tasman Peninsula. Here we found our favorite "home away from home". We booked it for two nights, were lucky to get a third and would still have wanted to stay longer. The four cabins are beautifully renovated...

Thank AnaDeNoruega
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Just 10km from Port Arthur, this was perfectly located overlooking a bay. In the morning we watched rabbits and birds on the lawn from our cabin. There is also a little restaurant on site serving wood fired pizza, steak and seafood. The cabins were very clean and beautifully presented with wood floors and wood touches in the bathroom. Most comfortable...

1Thank BowBow4
Management response:

Thank you for your kind comments. I look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to the Tasman Peninsula. Kind regards Kim

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

2 night stay at this unexpected little gem. 20 odd minutes to the Blow Hole, Tasman Arch the Remarkable Caves to name a few. These studios are spacious, clean and comfy with all the amenities that you will need. Spa bath in each as well. Perfect for that short term or long term getaway

Thank lef12321
Management response:

Thanks for taking the time to post your comments. Having taken over the business in March and made a few changes over winter they are greatly appreciated. I hope you have the opportunity to spend some more time on the Peninsula again soon Kind regards Kim

Merimbula, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have spent three weeks travelling around Tassie and decided to stay closer to Port Arthur this time we are in Tassie as it's quite a drive back to Hobart. Was happy to find this accomodation at quite a good price online, unfortunately I doubled booked myself and ended up having to cut our stay back to...

Thank StephC7

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern self-contained spacious open plan studio apartments conveniently located in Taranna, central to all the attractions of the Tasman Peninsula . The units all have king size beds, with tranquil views of Little Norfolk Bay. All individually furnished accommodations feature LCD TVs with DVD players, and you can enjoy private spa tubs, washers/dryers, and furnished balconies.At The Mussel Boys, you'll be 0.6 km from Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Federation Chocolate Factory. A short drive from Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur Historic Site is within 10km. The perfect location to stay a few nights and enjoy exploring the Tasman Peninsula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mussel Boys

Address: 5927 Arthur Highway, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Price Range: €122 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mussel Boys 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Stayed in the first cabin and it was great”
  • Cosy cabin, comfy bed
L5756WGrachels, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“No tip required... there are 5 units, and they are all detached from each other but in a line along the main highway. However, there is no discernable street noise.”
Oscar_Retriever, 28 Dec 2011 | Read review
“stay in port arthur”
joeyjoeo, 28 Oct 2011 | Read review
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