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68 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having a cosy two bedroom cottage to ourselves was more than you get at most B and B's - but being treated to the most delicious and generous breakfasts by Jenni was the icing on the cake. We can't rave enough about Plovers Ridge. We tried some wineries including big name ones but actually preferred Leaning Church which is next... More 

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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant pit-stop on our Hobart to Launceston drive in wine country. We arrived late afternoon and were unsure what to expect as we were guessing the slightly complicated website was either over or under selling plovers ridge. It was underselling! The location is absolutely stunning, the cottage we were in had absolutely everything you could wish for, the... More 

Thank Fiona79
Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Your kind comments are much appreciated, Fiona and I do agree about our website - it is long overdue for a revamp. Thank you for reminding us. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful cottage with a nice warm atmosphere! Great view looking over Lilydale. They deliver a beautiful breakfast to the cottage each morning. Both the owners are so nice and friendly. Would highly recommend.

Thank Alex L
Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

We believe the best way to begin a new day is with an inventive and nutritious breakfast - so pleased you enjoyed ours. Thank you for your comments. More 

Armidale, Australia
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in this very comfortable, rustic, country cottage. The location is stunning, looking across a rural valley. It is a little out of the way to visit many of the Tamar Valley wineries, but nothing is really that far to travel in Tasmania. The supplied breakfasts were stunning and fresh.

Thank Tallowood6
Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us (and our breakfasts). Possibly you missed our two immediate neighbouring vineyards, Providence and Leaning Church one of which showcases a wide range of Tasmanian wines and the other offers lunches. Next visit... More 

Toowoomba, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We loved the views, the comfort, the spacious room and the tranquillity. And the ease of not having to go out again to eat or cook our own after a day of driving - Jeni delivered a delicious dinner at a time suitable to us. The cooked breaky next morning set us up for the day.

Thank Heather P
Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our peaceful little retreat. We believe nutritious and imaginative food complements any travel experience. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I was completely blown away with everything about Plovers Ridge. I couldn't rate it highly enough. I stayed in Celery Top, but the other two cottages are also lovely, all so clean and comfortable, and each with a spectacular view. The farm is gorgeous and has great walks. The location is central for a variety of activities and interests. Jeni... More 

Thank Martha M
Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you - we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We make every effort to ensure our guests are comfortable with en emphasis on good food and privacy. More 

Altona, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I stayed here with my family, including 2 kids under 5. Location is terrific (20 minutes drive from Launceston) and makes the Tamar valley very accessible by car. The amenities and setting were excellent and made a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of city life. However, the best part of the entire experience was the food - you... More 

1 Thank Matt S
Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We only use the freshest possible ingredients in our food, sourced from our own property or locally produced as much as possible. Next time you are here maybe you could treat yourselves to one of our evening meals which, like breakfast, are served in your own accommodation. More 

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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We only stayed the one night but boy we were impressed. Location was great to where we wanted to go the next morning, the food was excellent so do opt for the dining at night, breakfast was filling and all served in our room. Views are very relaxing and serene, good water pressure in the shower and king size bed... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We stayed her for 4 nights at the start of our Tasmanian holiday in January. Our hosts Jeni and Pete were outstanding in their helpfulness and Jeni's meals were to die for! We loved sitting outside our cottage watching the local wildlife and birds. Overall, highly recommended and we will return when next in this part of Tasmania

1 Thank Helen W
Whangarei, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We arrived here on 27th November with no prior booking, Jeni and Pete were very welcoming and offered us the Leatherwood cottage, which had just been vacated, but there was no problem in our moving in immediately ,Jeni was very accommodating in allowing us to do laundry while she serviced the cottage around us. The ambience was very homely and... More 

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Jeni N, Owner at Plovers Ridge Country Retreat, responded to this review

We hope it's a matter of 'when' you return to Tasmania, not 'if'. Would love to catch up with you again. The organically grown chestnuts in the souffles were from our own trees - so pleased you enjoyed them. We really enjoy producing unique breakfasts. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 20 minutes north of Launceston, Plovers Ridge has comfortable 1 and 2 bedroom cottages overlooking the peaceful Lilydale valley. Tariff includes a full cooked breakfast served in the privacy of your accommodation. Nearby beaches, Hollybank Treetops Adventure, mountain bike tracks, Bridestowe Lavender Farm, bushwalking and on the Wine Route, You can be as active (or as inactive) as you please. Wholesome, fresh & tasty dinners available by prior arrangement. Retreat to the countryside at Plovers Ridge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plovers Ridge Country Retreat

Address: 132 Lalla Rd | Launceston, Lilydale, Launceston, Tasmania 7268, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston > Lilydale
Price Range: €96 - €115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We were in Myrtle which offered the choice of a single bed (which could also become bunks) as well as the queen bed.”
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 of 5 bubbles HeatherP882, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“King size bed can't gi wrong there”
 of 5 bubbles Nibsie, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Celery Top cottage which was a short distance away from the other 2 cottages, which we liked!”
 of 5 bubbles helenw600, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Everything about Plovers Ridge is excellent offering a really great Country Retreat”
 of 5 bubbles Bellakiera, 12 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The brick cottage is beautifully furnished, clean and comfortable.”
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