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Reviewed 9 March 2016

We stayed 4 nights in Gardeners Cottage at Woolmers Estate. Remember this is a building built in the 1840's so it is not in pristine condition. Everything you need is supplied. This cottage did not have laundry facilities when we stayed. Gardeners cottage is located furthest away from the main building and has country views. As a guest you are...

Thank Jyra
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 21 February 2016

So do not expect Sheraton glitzy decor or Diwnton Abbey aristocratic styled rooms. Accomodations are in re-converted workers cottage, which had a pretty rough life in the good Old days, judging from a neighbouring one leftv untouched. Ours, set with the others in the magnificent secular compound, had been redecorated in a simple, comfortable, way. Downstairs has been enlarged with...

Thank scassa49
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

A beautifully laid out estate that was last lived in 19 years ago and appears to be struggling for maintenance funding. We were charged $26 to walk around the estate ($37) for a guided tour that included seeing inside the house. The gardens were in a state of disrepair in our view and we were told after paying the money...

Thank HClappison
Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

A little way out of town , but well worth the drive.very comfortable in lovely rural setting.Cabin style accommodation and lots of history.Guided tours of the property,a working farm,including beautiful rose garden.

Thank Beverley J
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

A Friendly, interesting and knowledgable guides showed us around this amazing home. The homestead is so very much in tact and as it always was. The grounds and buildings are fascinating and the whole experience worth a couple of hours of wandering, reading and viewing. Our house guide was natural and knowledgeable and passionate about the story and history of...

Thank Mike K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We arrived after hours, and the directions to our accomodation was clear. We were delightfully surprised with heritage listed accomodation with everything we needed for a most comfortable stay. You do need to bring your food and drinks, as there is no shop close by, though the cafe is open during the day. The staff were most helpful and friendly...

Thank tambazz
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2015

It was fascinating to see into every day life of a family whose history carries across the history of Tasmania and who played such an important role in the shaping of Tassie. It tied in all the pieces of history. I strongly recommend doing the tour so you see inside the house, as this brings the past to life.

Thank Karin S
Country Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

From around 1817, Woolmers Estate was continuously farmed by six generations of the Archer family in Tasmania. The interior of Woolmer’s Homestead is by guided tour only; very dark in the rooms and the guided tour is done by torchlight in most of the rooms. The Estate remains as it was after the passing of the last heir in 1994,...

Thank Hitchiker_bear
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Woolmers Estate is a must visit historic site, and to stay in one of the cottages is a must when visiting the area. The cottage is so cosy with it's comfortable sitting room that has a fire place ready to light. Good size kitchen and bathroom which has a washing machine and dryer, and the bedroom is upstairs. Really comfortable...

Thank Queeny
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Spent a couple of hours wandering around and took the tour to see the inside of the house. If you are a photographer the outside is a wonderful chance to get some shots but no cameras inside allowed. Terrific guide , happy to answer questions and has some great stories. The garden is beautiful and the story of The Archer...

Thank Coulda

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Woolmers Estate is a World Heritage listed convict property. We have fully-self contained Heritage accommodation on site. To view the main Historical Homestead we offer guided homestead tours at special scheduled tour times. Self guided tours of the outbuildings, grounds and gardens are also on offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woolmers Estate

Address: 658 Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania 7301, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Longford
Price Range: €68 - €148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Woolmers Estate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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