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Reviewed 16 January 2014

We stayed in Dotril Cottage for four nights and loved every minute of our time in Binalong Bay and neighbouring areas. The view from the cottage is fantastic, the beaches gorgeous, the bed was very comfortable and everything you need is provided. WiFi is an additional cost if you want/need it. I had read the reviews saying that the Reception... More 

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1 Thank welovenewhampshire
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So pleased you enjoyed our lovely area and the view from your cottage. More 

Castle Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed in Kingfisher cottage for 5 nights. Everything was clean and well maintained, and the cottage contained everything we needed. The view from Kingfisher was not as far-reaching as from the cottages higher up, but we didn't have the up-hill climb up the driveway, so that made up for it! Our view was lovely - looking over the sparkling... More 

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3 Thank Fran H
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review and your kind words. I am so pleased that you enjoyed Kingfisher cottage and lovely Binalong Bay. When guests such as yourself have so obviously enjoyed their stay with us in this magnificent part of Tasmania it makes everything so worthwhile. More 

Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We stayed at Dotril. The venue requires a two-night minimum stay in Summer. However, the owners were flexible when we contacted them seeking a single night booking. Dotril is a cosy cottage with stunning, uninterrupted beach views. All of the basic amenities were provided and the cottage has heating available for cooler evenings. The rooms are simply furnished but adequate... More 

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1 Thank AXSYD
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. One night is not enough as there is a great deal to explore in the area and surrounding areas. Maybe you will be able to return one day for an extended stay and enjoy all that the area has to offer. More 

De Haan, Belgium
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76 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Stayed 3 nights in de deluxe cottage, higher up the hill. Perfect stay, well equiped cottage, very clean , nice deck and great views. Perfect stay for visiting nice region, beaches... It was not clear where the entrance and reception was, but we had a warm welcome. Restaurant at bottom of driveway serves decent foOD HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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Thank EMIELANDMARLEEN
CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review and for your kind words. It is extremely gratifying when guests enjoy their cottage and the lovely area that we are so blessed to live in. More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We stayed in Dotril and it was gorgeous; the weather was amazing and the view is incredible. The cottages are well appointed and clean and I could happily have parked myself on the deck and not moved for days. One thing: the reception is a little tricky to find at first, with the signage not quite clear. I'm not sure... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed our beautiful area and the view from Dotril Cottage. It does state on our sign where Reception is and there are signs on the large stones as you come up the driveway. I have now placed a simple explanation of how to find reception on arrival on our Confirmation/Receipt. This has never really been too much... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2013

We stayed in Dotril for one night which was beautiful. We arrived - not knowing where to go and went all the way to the top to reception which is a treacherous drive to find nobody there. So we went down to the cottage to find the key in the door - some instructions would have been nice - a... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you had this experience. I live on site and would have been most likely off servicing cottages. If you pick the phone up at reception door I can be reached wherever I am and I would have attended to you straight away. Unfortunately as we are a small business and I have everything to see... More 

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2013

We stayed in Dotril for just one night - and it was perfect. Our only regret was not being able to stay longer – but we'll be back. The cottage was exquisitely clean, simple, uncluttered and very comfortable and well equipped - and has the most wonderful views. We loved staying here it was so beautiful and wild and unspoilt.... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Catriona. So pleased you enjoyed the little cottage and the views and beautiful area. It is very rewarding when guests have had such a lovely time. We may see you return one day to really have the time to explore all that there is to see. More 

Noosa, Australia
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167 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We only had a night here which was unfortunate as the weather was not kind although we were luck as a few days later it was really bad. The cottages are well situated and all overlook the beautiful bay which on a sunny day would be absolutely magnificent. Each cottage has its own garaging facility. Our cottage was well appointed... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. So glad you enjoyed our area and the sea view from your cottage More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My husband and I stayed here in October 2013 for a photography/blog trip. When searching online for accommodation, we were baffled by the lack of decent and affordable accommodation near St Helen's, so we were thrilled when we found out there was availability at Bay of Fires Character Cottages. We stayed in the Albatross Cottage which was beautiful and quaint.... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to post it. If I recall I think the weather was a little inclement during your visit. Hope you still managed to capture some great shots of our lovely area. I recall telling you where to go to capture the full moon rising over the sea and the sunrise. Hope... More 

Legerwood, Tasmania, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My husband and I stayed there in October 2013 for some R & R. There are major health issues between us and we are age pensioners and I felt needed a break even though we do actually live in this beautiful state of Tasmania. Rest is indeed what we got, and absolutely feel we got a bonus with staying in... More 

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CharacterCottages, Owner at Bay of Fires Character Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I actually made the booking with you but was away when you stayed I hope you both went home feeling rejuvenated I am sorry about the water pump but it is a new one and is more noisy than the one we replaced. I currently am having a soundproof box put over it so... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have four fully self contained,tourism Tasmania accredited one to three bedroom cottages with an onsite (licenced) Restaurant directly opposite the Binalong Bay beach.The cottages are set in a hill of native flora and fauna.The view from each cottage is to the white sands of the Binalong Bay beach and the azure waters and red rocky outcrops of the Bay of Fires as far as you can see up the coastline to Eddystone Light House.Enjoy swimming,snorkling,windsurfing,fishing,walking and exploring this area and all attractions nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Fires Character Cottages

Address: Main Road, Binalong Bay, Tasmania 7216, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Binalong Bay
Price Range: $159 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Bay Of Fires Character Cottages Hotel St Helens
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