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Kuranda, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Upon arrival there was a double mix-up with our room but then we finally got our booked spa-suite which was charming with a fireplace and beautiful view into the lush garden. The manager was very friendly and helpful and we enjoyed our stay very much. The breakfast is kept quite simple and there is some room for improvement regarding the...

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Ballina, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We loved our stay at Franklin Manor. It is a beautiful old house with gorgeous gardens and such a great atmosphere. We sat and chatted with guests in the lounge, fire lit, wine in hand. There is and honesty bar, The host/manager was so lovely and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. I loved it here.

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Toronto
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This wonderful property is reminiscent, both inside and out, of a lovely English country inn. With some attention to detail, it could be quite outstanding. We received a warm welcome upon arrival and were shown around the interior of this 19th century building. At about 570 square feet, our room was spacious and pleasant and afforded views over rhododendron shrubs,...

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Turkey
Reviewed 20 December 2016

25 years ago we stayed at the Franklin Manor during our honeymoon around Tasmania. 25 years later, it was still charming and a delight. Changes had occurred, cooked breakfast and dinner weren't available and since our honeymoon the spa rooms have reduced their spas from huge corner size to standard size, however the staff was lovely, very helpful and available...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our experience at this property was excellent. Great breakfast, comfortable rooms and beds, excellent customer service and super location. The only complaint was poor wi-fi, unfortunately it's a necessary evil so although we would have liked to not have needed it - we did.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived after 6pm and did not realise that we had to inform the reception. Thankfully, the staff had left the keys at the door so we could let ourselves in. The hotel was very beautiful. As we stayed in December, there were Christmas decorations which made the first floor of the hotel very cosy. There were no lifts so...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Don't know whether we punished for cancelling one of our nights at this hotel, but we were given a rather odd room just behind the reception desk where we could hear everything that went on. The hotel had definitely seen better days and seemed to date from the late 50s in the way it was operated - definitely a guest...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stayed for two nights at this hotel which was somewhat dated and frumpy. They don't do cooked breakfasts as the kitchen no longer operates.the bedrooms are comfortable and cosy ie electric blankets which we needed as the weather was wet and cold. The overall view is that it needs a fortune spending on it if it is going to survive....

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Cronulla, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We booked two nights at Franklin Manor as we had stayed there 30 years ago on a previous trip. On arrival we were disappointed to hear that dinner was no longer available as it was years ago. Despite that, Franklin Manor has undergone extensive restoration and the new manager, and her receptionist, were extremely friendly and helpful, particularly as my...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a very comfortable stay in a nice room with a comfortable bed and plenty of space. The B and B is spacious with large comfortable reception rooms and a large breakfast room. Continental breakfast has plentiful cereal, bread, juice and fruit - no cheese, ham or eggs available. The garden is pleasant with colourful rhododendrons and sitting areas...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Warmth and hospitality blends with contemporary elegance at Franklin Manor.This beautifully restored historic property, in the village of Strahan, sits at the edge of south-west Tasmania’s World Heritage Wilderness Area.At Franklin Manor, take a well-earned break in a standard queen room, or manor suite. Enjoy your breakfast in our dining room or on the porch overlooking the lush gardens.Immerse yourself in our island’s incomparable wilderness. Our staff can help you to choose an unforgettable Tasmanian experience, from a tranquil Gordon River cruise or scenic wilderness flight, to guided kayaking, bushwalking or four-wheel drive tours and the inspiring West Coast Wilderness Railway. You’ll return to the Manor comforts feeling invigorated and refreshed.After a day’s exploration, relax with a drink by the open fire. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklin Manor

Address: 75 Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Strahan
Price Range: €113 - €189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Franklin Manor 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Staircase a little steep and no lift so if someone has a physical impairment or injury may be better to request aground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles r0milym, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask about room size, but if you are on an upper floor I am unsure if there is a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles LawrenceHarrogate, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sheree knows the best places to eat in town & she was right ... just ask her”
 of 5 bubbles millie956, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request for rooms on the second floor for more privacy.”
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“if you have a mobility issue choose downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles kathryng777, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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