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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This stay was lovely. We had a studio cottage just about on the water, the views were beautiful. Called in without a booking and were accommodated without any hassle. Lovey unit and friendly staff. The area is so pretty with the most amazing clear waters. The one recommendation would be to take prepared food as eating places are scarce.

Thank Coleen H
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We stayed in Houn cottage. Tiny but open plan so it didn't feel too cramped. Just right for two people. The view was straight onto the bay and delightful. We were jet lagged and up from 3 am watching the sun rise over the water. There are huge patio doors onto a veranda which we opened and the silence was...

Thank heatheryone
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

The cottage are modern with great views. Although the whether was not great. Staying at the cottages so lovely. We could watch the rain and wind make lots of changes to the view of the bay. They are spacious and Family friendly. Close to all the spot you need to visit while you are in the area.

Thank Patrina J
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

This is an outstanding location and the studio we are in is fully fitted with everything one might want. We like the small sit out verandah and the bbq. Comfy and fully fitted with stove and micro for cooking. One downside is you cannot buy seafood in Dover so bring it from Hobart Crazy

Thank cekips
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Lovely cottage, fully equipped and finished in beautiful native timber. Fabulous views. Really appreciated the extra breakfast with local produce. Thanks Maree. Very warm and comfortable with underfloor heating. Worth noting that nothing is open on a Monday night for meals but Maree suggested the Southport Tavern (actually listed everywhere as Southport Hotel and Caravan Park on the web and...

Thank JanetButler11
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Very comfortable cottage, well equipped and clean and the views are to die for. If Tasmania were closer I would visit here every year. It is a small community but there is a supermarket and an RSL club where you can eat. The drive to Dover from Hobart has some glorious scenery, so what's not to like? My only critisism...

Thank chirosie
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Highly recommended! We had studio-type accommodation with an attached separate bedroom with two more (single) beds, but as it was only two of us, this allowed us to spread out more! The room was very well equipped for a self-catering visit (Loved the little Weber BBQ on the balcony) and the view across Port Esperance was breathtaking - we sat...

Thank Charles W
Midway Point
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We only stayed here one night on our way to Researche Bay, but found it very comfortable, clean, quiet and with great views. An easy walk to the jetty as well as the centre of Dover. Would stay again.

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

When searching for accommodation for my partner's birthday long weekend away there were two things on his wish list - log fire and a water view. The Beach House had both and the whole experience a lot more. Highly recommended and we will come back again!

Thank AngelaF75
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Well appointed one room unit with views to the bay over the road. Although reception was unattended, once we rang the owner on the phone outside reception she was very friendly and helpful, and we got into our unit without a hassle. Great place to stay if visiting the Far South. Easy walk to Dover Main Street for food and...

Thank Karla J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quality Waterfront accommodation in Tasmania's beautiful far South. All fully self-contained, with spectacular water views, choose from cozy studios with under floor heating to luxury cottages with jacuzzi and wood fire. Driftwood is central to the Huon Valley and southern regions in Tasmania, and makes the perfect base to explore the area. ... more   less 

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Address: Bay View Road, Dover, Tasmania 7117, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Dover
Price Range: $166 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Driftwood Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Most rooms have a view”
 of 5 bubbles trevora487, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front units great full views of river front and quiet even though it is adjacent to road as there is hardly any traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles DotMelbourne, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Opt for a waterfront studio.”
 of 5 bubbles 838SusanB, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“if its on for a couple I think this cottage is ideal, nice little deck to sit and have a wine and look at the view.”
 of 5 bubbles pamw273, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Stay more than one night for a cheaper tariff.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanieU, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
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