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“Great place to unwind and relax.”
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The Boat Shed and Mt Wellington
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The Boat Shed and Mt Wellington
Lounge room
Dining room and kitchen
Views from every room
Gorringers Beach and the reserve from the deck
Native trees love the climate
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The Boat Shed
In the bay - just out front!
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Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania

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Carol729
Emu Plains, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place to unwind and relax.”
Reviewed 9 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Beautiful part of the world. Wonderful view and very private. Weather conditions change quickly - from hot and sunny to cold windy and wet - but stil breathtaking views no matter what conditions. All food provided was fresh and/or homemade which was a lovely touch - especially the banana bread. 20-25 min drive from Hobart but a lovely drive. Plenty of nearby restaurants to eat. Definitely would go back and stay there.

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Dec 2013
Thanks Carol - always a pleasure to have you and Peter back!
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Bev P
Sydney, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“If you are visiting Hobart this is THE place to stay”
Reviewed 9 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

My partner and I spent three nights at The Boat Shed. We didnt want to leave! The location is spectacular and the accommodation equally so. Everything about this place is special. It feels so comfortable, cosy and welcoming. Judy has thought of everything, right down to the homemade bread. We couldnt believe the wonderful breakfast provisions. Everything had been provided. If youre looking for a secluded, restful and romantic hideaway then look no further. Its the perfect spot to while away days on end or to use as a base to explore this wonderful part of Tasmania. You cannot possibly be disappointed...except having to leave. We will certainly be back

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Liked best: Everything...but the location is amazing
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
9 Nov 2013
Thanks Bev - I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! It's hard to get past the views but I try and make everything as special as it can be while you're on holidays. Thanks again
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killara23
Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Wondrful place to stay”
Reviewed 27 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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We enjoyed a great 9 day stay at the Boatshed. Everything was really well thought out and Judy does a wonderful job to make your stay a treat. All the good things for breakfast provided and a freshly baked cake to make you even more welcome. All this was replenished mid-stay to make sure we didn't starve! The view out over the bay is amazing and never disappoints, no matter the weather.
Although out in the country, it is a central spot, an easy drive into Hobart over the Tasman bridge or north to Richmond or East over to Sorrel or Port Arthur.Nothing is very far away.
We found that the meals at South Arm RSL are worth the 10 minute trip for those who don't want to cook dinner, great food at great prices and supporting the locals.

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Liked best: The wonderful water views
Liked least: Convection/Microwave oven in kitchen -a normal oven would have been easier to deal with
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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BarbaraL2...
Gold Coast Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Superb views in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 27 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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person found this review helpful

The Boat Shed is a beautiful private retreat on the outskirts of Hobart. It has180 degree views of the Derwent River across to Hobart City. It is also comfortable and cosy with all the facilities from cooking to washing. As well as lovely walking tracks along the shore. We loved our quiet and calm 3 days here. An amazing location so close to Hobart. The only extra to complete the perfection would be a heater in the bathroom!

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Lisa074
Sydney Australia
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“beautiful views”
Reviewed 12 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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person found this review helpful

The view from this place is quite simply magic. I took photo after photo and still couldn't take enough pictures to remember how beautiful it is. It has everything you could want, washer and clothes line, Judy would be happy to help, fresh baked banana bread on arrival - and spotlessly clean. Kitchen well appointed with anything you need. It's a little hard to find, but follow the map and it's worth it. It's not in Hobart and you'll need a car, but if you want to wake up to mountains and water views, this is your place. Loved our stay.

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Liked best: the views were amazing
Liked least: noting I could fault
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Jun 2013
Thank you so much Lisa - it really was a pleasure to have you and Jeff stay, as it is all our guests. Hope Cradle Mountain was all you anticipated!
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