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Platypus Riverside Cottage

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Ignore all past negative reviews. As the owners have stated, they have renovated the whole cottage and we can vouch for how lovely it is now. It is a 7 minute drive to the Mount Field National Park visitor center. The beds are comfortable, the...More

Thank BrysonSeattle
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to relax. All amenities and the river backs on to the cottage so a perfect haven for relaxing and fishing. Two bedrooms, nice little lounge, kitchen/dining, well appointed bathroom and back deck perfect for bbq and relaxing. Looking forward to a...More

Thank dancingdebbie2014
Response from Trikemonkey, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 30 July 2017

Hi Debbie Thank you so much for your lovely review. Not all our reviews have been positive so we have made the following upgrades effective July 2017: * Full repainted interior * Brand new beds and mattresses (5 star hotel quality Sealy Posturepedic) for both...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Wish I'd read the reviews first. The short version: This cottage was renovated some time ago but unfortunately has not been maintained. Think of it like a slightly upscale camping experience. If you can get it for $100 / night in summer or $50 /...More

4  Thank binomialpolluted
Response from Trikemonkey, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for jerking us into reality as absentee landlords... we hear you loud and clear and have made the following upgrades effective July 2017: * Full repainted interior * Brand new beds and mattresses (5 star hotel quality Sealy Posturepedic) for both the Queen...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016

This place had no washing machine, no oven, no internet, nor proper fridge & TV set, impossible for wheelchair access. Such a basic place was being described as a high class holiday cottage. We were tricked by the misleading advertisement, spending $220/night.More

4  Thank HannahJord
Response from Trikemonkey, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 30 July 2017

We made the following upgrades effective July 2017: * Full repainted interior * Brand new beds and mattresses (5 star hotel quality Sealy Posturepedic) for both the Queen bedroom and the Single bedroom now has twin beds (no more mattress) * Brand new bed linen,...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

The cottage was very clean and very quaint. Unfortunately on the main road even though it backs onto a river the cars kept coming till about 10pm at night. Need to take your own dinner unless you get to the local shop by 4pm otherwise...More

Thank jax980
Response from Madala53, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you so much for your review - glad you had a good time. Yes we are in a fairly remote location with a family of platypus, echidnas, kangaroos, lots of trout and very unspoiled by tourism. The TV has been replaced with a big...More

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US$130 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Bring your own food to cook as we offer a self contained cottage with linen provided ... Breakfasts and lunches are served right next door at the Possum Shed
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"Overpriced for the condition!!!!!"
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"Bring your own supplies! Move the TV from the 2nd bedroom to the hallway if you want to use the TV which was..."
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"This is a cottage not a hotel but the one you get will be wonderful."
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