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    The Mussel Boys

    5927 Arthur Highway, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good36%
    • Average15%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “spa bath” (7 reviews)
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    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....More

    Thank lef12321
    Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

    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...More

    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,...More

    Thank StephC7
    Reviewed 12 November 2016

    We arranged for our overseas visitors to stay at this lovely accommodation. Pleasant views from quiet and clean roomy cabins. There are cooking facilities if you wish to self cater. The cabins are conveniently located on the peninsular with easy access by car back to...More

    Thank youngmerinda
    Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

    Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, greatly appreciated. I hope you get the opportunity to visit the Tasman Peninsula again soon. Kind regards Kim

    Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

    We were thrilled when we opened the door to cabin 4 at The Mussel Boys accomodation at Tarana. We had chosen the cabins as they were close to Port Arthur and not overly expensive. The quality of the fittings in the cabin are very good...More

    Thank Bruce C
    Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

    Thanks for your comments, greatly appreciated. We are working on the Monday/Tuesday night dining option and hope to find an extra chef soon to enable the fat quoll licensed restaurant thats on site to extend its trading hours. Hope we see you again when your...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

    So glad we stumbled upon this place whilst searching the interwebs - it was absolutely perfect for what we needed. Kim was wonderfully friendly and has thought out everything in these spacious but cosy spa studios. Beautifully decorated, decks with outdoor furniture, cooking facilities, a...More

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    The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$147 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Tasmania >
    • Taranna
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    "Stayed in the first cabin and it was great"
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    "No tip required... there are 5 units, and they are all detached from each other but in a line along the main..."
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