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Freycinet Retreat
Ranked #1 of 5 Coles Bay B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

When we booked the lodge, we didn't know we had to get up the hill. We had an amazing time at Freycinet Eco retreat. The place equipped with excellent cooking grill/microwave. The lodge is thoughtfully designed with quality. The location is great, you can see the sun come up from your deck. The scene is amazingly beautiful. Also the wild life just right out of your door. We saw so many Wallbies around and we found the little Wallaby inside of the mom's pouch. We definitely will stay here again for our next visit.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

We have stayed in a few eco retreats around Australia and Freycinet Eco Retreat is easily in the top 3. We stayed in Lodge 2 and had spectacular views of The Hazards and surrounding bay, and experienced a real serenity in genuine luxury. The wallaby and her joey who visited us on two occasions was an added delight to our stay. Phillippa and Virginia are very thoughtful and unassuming. Be sure to abide by the 30 kilometre speed limit in driving up to the property, particularly at night, as we had two wombats on two separate occasions run in front of the car, which we thankfully avoided. It is important to remember we are visitors to their home.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We do not know where to start with place. Phillippa and Virginia have really nailed it. The location is picturesque, looking down toward the coast with 180 degree ocean views.

We stayed in an Ocean View Eco Studio King Chalet and loved it. The room had all we needed and more. My wife was very excited when she discovered that the bathroom had underfloor heating.

We would highly recommend staying with Phillippa and Virginia and will definitely stay with them on our next trip to Freycinet.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had an amazing time at Freycinet Eco retreat. View from the lodge was fantastic. You get wildlife right outside your door step. The lodge was thoughtfully designed and built with quality. Little things like having salt pepper, butter, cling wraps and foil made cooking very convenient in the lodge. There was also a complimentary half bottle of Pinot noir which is the label being served on Quantas First Class! Owner was also very friendly and thoughtful in briefing us on where to dine at, which route at Freycinet to take. We also got lots of privacy! Environment was really peaceful and serene. Ohh yeah, wifi was really strong. Excellent place to stay in!

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

The Freycinet Eco Retreat is THE place to 'retreat' to to escape the world and just quieten down for a few days.
The set up in the rooms is practical, accomodating and of high quality. The lodge is not large, but very well set up and the sustainable practices are very well implemented.

There is no restaurant onsite, but Philippa and Virgina stock the lodge with some local produce for breakfast and a 750ml bottle of local wine - which was much appreciated.
For any other meals, ensure you bring your own food and drinks, if you're not planning on eating out at any of the near by restaurants or wineries.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Freycinet Retreat

Address: 1799 - 1819 Coles Bay Rd, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Freycinet > Coles Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Coles Bay
Price Range: €235 - €294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Freycinet Retreat 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Freycinet Retreat is a 1200 acre, Land for Wildlife, bush property with fabulous views adjoining the Freycinet National Park. Two luxury Ocean View Bush Retreats and eight Ocean View Studios offer comfort in style. Guaranteed wildlife, no doilies, mod cons, perfect for the independent traveller couples. Self-contained with well equipped kitchen/kitchenette and BBQ facilities. Free high speed wifi and LED Smart TVs included in your room. Off the beaten track away from the hubbub of the local village, and well worth the effort. The property is not suitable for children or infants. There is no onsite restaurant, but there are dining options nearby. The entire property and all accommodation, including the deck areas, is designated as non-smoking. ... more   less 
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