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14 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Hmm... I'm normally so positive. Cute little place but positive turned negative . Chosen for convenience it turned very inconvenient . Bed and breaky picked to kickstart big day. Off I go and pack car from about 7.30. Notice no breakfast our or staff about. So.. I go for walk and return at 8- nope nothing So I ring bell... More 

Thank Stuart T
leanne m, Owner at The Bears Went Over The Mountain, responded to this review

Hi Stuart, I am very sorry that you had such an unpleasant experience with us and that you misunderstood our booking policies when you booked. We clearly state on all of our booking sites and our website that we are guest accommodation or boutique accommodation NOT a bed and breakfast. You made your booking for a family room with Booking.com,... More 

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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Cute, quaint boutique hotel. Comfortable bed. Advertised as $100 per night for two people on the website including continental breakfast, however is actually $110 for two people without breakfast. Wifi advertised but extremely slow in our room.

1 Thank spat412
Leanne M, Owner at The Bears Went Over The Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear that you found your bed comfortable. As we quoted to you when you booked both via email and phone our rates are $110 room only for a queen room with TV, sofa, tea and coffee making facilities, heating and an ensuite when booking direct with us. As we explained on... More 

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Exquisitely fresh, perfectly cooked and beautifully presented by the owner. We had lunch with Reisling in front of the fire. Then we went for our walk up in the Hartz Mountain. Huon Valley is the pick of places in Tasmania.

Thank Kerry M
Leanne M, Owner at The Bears Went Over The Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we appreciate that you took the time to review us and are very happy to hear you enjoyed your meal. Our salmon comes fresh from Huon aquaculture, just down the road, and has never seen a freezer. We love the Huon Valley, and the Hartz is one of our favourite getaway walks so it... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Cosy and comfy olde worlde feel. Great idea to have coats for sale in the sitting room as it was so cold. Self serve continental breakfast was great and plentiful. Hostess was helpful and friendly. Room a bit cramped for 3 adults Reasonable price. Great position in the main street.

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Tasmania, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Did not appreicate been told to keep quiet at 8.30pm because the owner was trying to sleep prior to nightshift, lighting was very poor especially in the hall, no parking and breakfast average,room was warm for arrival

Thank 770cheryl
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Quirky but nice:) it suited me as I wanted to explore this part of the Huon and South, knew I'd be walking many of the day hikes so happy to have a comfy bed and clean ensuite waiting on my return. Continental breakfast set me up nicely each morning although I found it quite dark in the main area. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Very nice accommodation and very friendly owners. Room was warmed prior to arrival and was very clean Good selection of coffees and tea in the room, We had the merry thoughts room with an outward facing enclosed veranda which gave the room extra character. Good continental breakfast and reasonable prices. The one small issue with Geeveston in the lack of... More 

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88 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We arrived in the cold rain and our thoughtful host had preheated our room which was pleasantly decorated. We were provided with a comfortable bed, a bright ensuite and plenty for breakfast. Our host gave us good advice to visit the Hartz Mountains national park and to recommend the sushi restaurant

Thank Toowoomba65plus
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Very welcoming and polite operators. Very informative and honest. Rooms were clean and spacious, beds were really comfortable. Ensuite clean, and reasonably modern. Very pleasing experience. Continental breakfast supplied.

Thank Jess G
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay with our 2 kids. Breakfast was not fancy but filling before heading off to the mountains. Host very nice, friendly and informative. Great with kids too Nd very accommodating. We have not tried too much else in this town but enjoyed staying there. Cider was good with a twist and coffee was excellent!

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Leanne M, Owner at The Bears Went Over The Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing to stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we look forward to welcoming you again one day. More 

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Additional Information about The Bears Went Over The Mountain

Address: 2 Church Street, Geeveston, Tasmania 7116, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Geeveston
Price Range: €73 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Bears Went Over The Mountain 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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