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    Platypus Riverside Cottage

    1658 Gordon River Rd, Westerway, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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    Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

    What a wonderful place to relax. All amenities and the river backs on to the cottage so a perfect haven for relaxing and fishing. Two bedrooms, nice little lounge, kitchen/dining, well appointed bathroom and back deck perfect for bbq and relaxing. Looking forward to a...More

    Thank dancingdebbie2014
    Response from Trikemonkey, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 31 July 2017

    Hi Debbie Thank you so much for your lovely review. Not all our reviews have been positive so we have made the following upgrades effective July 2017: * Full repainted interior * Brand new beds and mattresses (5 star hotel quality Sealy Posturepedic) for both...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    Wish I'd read the reviews first. The short version: This cottage was renovated some time ago but unfortunately has not been maintained. Think of it like a slightly upscale camping experience. If you can get it for $100 / night in summer or $50 /...More

    4  Thank binomialpolluted
    Response from Trikemonkey, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 31 July 2017

    Thank you for jerking us into reality as absentee landlords... we hear you loud and clear and have made the following upgrades effective July 2017: * Full repainted interior * Brand new beds and mattresses (5 star hotel quality Sealy Posturepedic) for both the Queen...More

    Reviewed 29 November 2016

    This place had no washing machine, no oven, no internet, nor proper fridge & TV set, impossible for wheelchair access. Such a basic place was being described as a high class holiday cottage. We were tricked by the misleading advertisement, spending $220/night.More

    4  Thank HannahJord
    Response from Trikemonkey, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 31 July 2017

    We made the following upgrades effective July 2017: * Full repainted interior * Brand new beds and mattresses (5 star hotel quality Sealy Posturepedic) for both the Queen bedroom and the Single bedroom now has twin beds (no more mattress) * Brand new bed linen,...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    The cottage was very clean and very quaint. Unfortunately on the main road even though it backs onto a river the cars kept coming till about 10pm at night. Need to take your own dinner unless you get to the local shop by 4pm otherwise...More

    Thank jax980
    Response from Madala53, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 5 January 2017

    Thank you so much for your review - glad you had a good time. Yes we are in a fairly remote location with a family of platypus, echidnas, kangaroos, lots of trout and very unspoiled by tourism. The TV has been replaced with a big...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2016

    Looking for the elusive platypus in the stream just behind the cottage. Couldn't see any in the morning. Saw an angler fishing for trout. The stream is so beautiful. Took some photographs. Shops were closed on public holidays.

    Thank ECOng46
    Response from Madala53, Owner at Platypus Riverside CottageResponded 5 January 2017

    Thank you so much for your lovely review - glad you had such a great time. I hope you saw your platypus. Hopefully see you next time round. cheers Rob

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    Bring your own food to cook as we offer a self contained cottage with linen provided ... Breakfasts and lunches are served right next door at the Possum Shed
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