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Reviewed 1 week ago

The room had everything but was a tight fit. The breakfast was more than adequate and the hosts very hospitable. We were able to change one night for another without a huge problem but there was a mix up and we got charged twice but once I notified them they were very apologetic and instantly refunded my money.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights in the self-catering unit, and it was exactly what we were after. Very clean and comfortable, light-filled, secluded and peaceful. Highlights were the home-baked bread, the delightful family of wrens in the garden, and the lovely hosts, Liz and Nigel.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little hidden gem of a B & B was a great find. The hosts are wonderful and very helpful. The beds were comfy, the bathroom ok (a bit small) and they have a bbq there to cook your own meal if you wish. Breakfast is very fresh and tasty.

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Redhead, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stayed overnight and the hosts went beyond expectations to accommodate us. They directed us towards local eateries and antique shops. We would not hesitate to recommend to other travellers. Nice breakfast too.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife and I stayed here for two nights at the end of our 12-day self-drive tour of Tasmania and it was the relaxing end we needed to a busy trip. The husband and wife team quickly met us and provided us with lots of information about the town and surrounds. They are very friendly and welcoming. The B&B has...

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Thank Liam M
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

New Norfolk makes a good base for activities from Hobart to Russell Falls, with a head start on the drive to the West Coast if that's your next stop. It's not a large town, so the style of accommodation is different to Hobart. Explorer's Lodge makes a good option. Travelling as a family, we got the two bedroom flat, and...

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Thank Southtrack
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great B&B just half an hour drive from Hobart. I had dinner in Hobart before checking into Explorers Lodge. Host Liz was very helpful. Great breakfast as well. Internet connection was great too. It's also near the MONA. Parking is not an issue.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent a night at the Explorers Lodge after a visit to MONA. Had a lovely evening walk by the Derwent River and after a comfortable night, the continental breakfast (included in price) was a delight. Liz was a very informative host and we felt that we let her down by not staying longer in the area (Tasmania has too...

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Thank PeterGB53
Tumbulgum, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our overnight stay and breakfast very much. The rooms and beds were comfortable, clean, warm and styled accordingly. The ensuite was roomy enough. The bedroom and ensuite overlooked the lovely gardens. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stayed here a couple of months ago. So welcoming and what a beautiful place to stay. The homemade bread was a definite hit and so yummy!! The garden is superb and seeing the leaves all over the ground reminded me it was Autumn. A short walk into New Norfolk and you can easily stroll around the town. Very happy and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Explorers Lodge is a charming New England style house set in lovely gardens in a quiet area of New Norfolk only 30 minutes from Hobart. The lodge offers a comfortable and affordable self catering apartment with a separate entrance, as well as four traditional Bed and Breakfast rooms in the main house. The self catering apartment has a king bed and a single bed in one ensuite bedroom and twin beds with a dedicated bathroom in the second bedroom. A sitting area with digital TV/DVD and an attached kitchenette, together with a small verandah (and a BBQ)which overlooks the garden and surrounding hills, make this the perfect place to relax after a day’s touring. The apartment is ideal for two people (one bedroom option) or for four people (two bedroom two bathroom option.) A welcoming breakfast basket with homemade bread is provided for the first morning.The bed and breakfast section has four ensuite rooms each with its own digital TV, with a choice of twin/king or queen beds. Tariff includes continental breakfast which is served in the baywindowed breakfast room or in the lovely sunroom. There is a large welcoming television lounge for guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Explorers Lodge

Address: 105 Derwent Terrace, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > New Norfolk
Price Range: $111 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Explorers Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“only offered one room”
 of 5 bubbles 394richj, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Looking over the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles pensas2358, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The flat is the best option for families.”
 of 5 bubbles Southtrack, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Balcony room recommended”
 of 5 bubbles G3285PHjamest, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with balcony - it's great to sit out on a warm night with a cold beer”
 of 5 bubbles RoverFrank, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
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