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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You are paying for the location. We actually enjoyed our stay here very much. Purely because we have 2 small children and there is lots of safe space for them to run around. The rooms were fine for us, but they are more like a 3 star motel than a resort. Just something to be aware of. The rooms are...

3Thank aussie11_10
JAMIE W, Manager at Diamond Island Resort, responded to this review

Yes if you read our web site diresort.com our 4.5-star rooms are not what you used, we have family rooms as well and some families have energetic boys that can make a new room have a more used look than it should. ( we do not stop familys from using our resort as previously this has been the case). Our...

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Do not stay here,,although i asked specifically about the pool,, upon our arrival with 3 kids we discovered the pool was green and out of use,, the rooms are below even second rate for the amount of money we paid, the same girl who cleaned our room also served us our very cold gluggy mess of a dinner,,of which i...

6Thank Karlene R
JAMIE W, Manager at Diamond Island Resort, responded to this review

As March to August, the pool is never used, we were in process of closing down for these months, however as you and others have requested we will keep maintaining as although no one uses, it does look pretty. Our girls are young, pretty, intelligent, energetic and the best hard working girls around. Our Penguin Show is Free for all,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Not originally booked in this resort, when our reservation in Swansea went pear shaped, our Travel Agents booked us here. What a fortunate result to an annoying pre-booking! Modern, clean and spacious villas and units we found here. From the easy to find entrance off the highway into the property to the bottom of the land onto a lovely beach,...

Thank Denis F
Langwarrin, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The welcome to this "Resort" was a little underwhelming. After check in I reported some maintenance issues to the manager,2 were fixed and 1 remained undone. The rooms were large and clean. There was no information in the room on the resort or the local attractions and when I asked about this I was told to check the web site!!...

3Thank Blunt-of-Langwarrin
JAMIE W, Manager at Diamond Island Resort, responded to this review

Right beside the front desk there are several hundred brochures advertising the other attractions in the area, and yes the are not in the individual units. Staying in our family rooms with too many people is an issue and does take away from the enjoyment of all. Some people miss our deserted pristine white beaches, Our island, time for a...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2017

despite reading negative reviews , I can only say the room , bed , shower and facilities were clean tidy and comfortable... This is Bicheno not Las Vegas.... close to town and amazing views ..... Not a complaint at all ... I had an upstairs room 14 and loved every minute of looking out the balcony to the sea... very...

1Thank Russell M
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Totally unsafe venue for seniors and should be avoided at all costs. The combination of steep staircase between bedrooms and bathroom and no lighting is a recipe for disaster. As seniors we chose to move to safer accommodation and the owner is refusing to refund our money

3Thank Tirza C
Wendy W, Owner at Diamond Island Resort, responded to this review

Totally unfair review. This lady was offered single level accom as alternative, was with 3 others and could not be reasonable. A no refund policy applies at the Resort BUT always another date is offered and other room types if the guest is somehow uncomfortable with stairs or other issues. Our Beachshacks are for families and can accommodate up to...

Logan City, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We don't want to rubbish a place after such a brief stay, but as the title said 'resort' we were a bit disappointed. After a lengthy journey we arrived to be told, due to there not being many people staying there, the restaurant and bar would not be open that night. Great start! Was told to 'go to the platform...

5Thank Mike E
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The location of this resort is hard to beat. Where else can you see cute penguins walking pass at night from the comfort of your own balcony? It that's not a good enough reason to stay here, walk down to the amazing beach and you'll stop complaining. Don't expect good service - the owners and staff are all tremendously friendly...

1Thank traveller20151005
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Travelling around Tassie.wanted one special night for our trip.We were disappointed in the accomodation.the decor was very datedVery 1980s GoldCoast.I needed to do laundry as we had been travellingfor a week.and the woman and reception thought that was odd.Very peculiar reaction to a simple request. A Really odd vibe about this place.Lots of Chinese staying here.and they were very excited...

5Thank Judy C
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing location , beautiful beach and grass areas. We stayed in Room no 1 clean, comfortable and with excellent views, our room also had a kitchen area to make light meals. Friendly hosts. Evening menu a bit limited , need another vegetarian choice apart from salad. Enjoyed our stay.

Thank Linda H

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free Penguins viewing & Beach Resort, with large Conference area with Ocean beach views, Bar, Dining, Breakfast areas, Private Dining room, Beach Apartments, 6 one bedroom upper level, 6 ground level, Two Luxury beach front Double level one bedroom Apartments and 12 Beach Shacks. Some with spa units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diamond Island Resort

Address: 69 Tasman Hwy, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Bicheno
Price Range: $204 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamond Island Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Diamond Island Hotel Bicheno
Diamond Island Bicheno
Diamond Island Resort Bicheno, Tasmania
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“Our beach view room was just as described”
densmith323, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Depending on ones age and mobility, if stairs are difficult to negotiate, specify a ground floor only room as some have rooms on two levels.”
269denisf, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“enjoy the location and you will never forget the views and try and book an upstairs room”
852russellm, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have sea views”
MikeE999, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
255alans, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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