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    The Madsen Boutique Hotel

    64 Main Rd, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
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    Reviewed 21 November 2016

    With only a few rooms, this hotel has the intimate feel of a luxury B&B rather than a hotel (and all the better for it!). Facilities have been well described in previous reviews and I can confirm these are accurate; though you may have to...More

    1  Thank aciddinosaur
    Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

    The Madsen is a gorgeous boutique hotel in a sleepy small town. Great breakfast each morning, comfortable bed and lots of amenities - nice bathroom products, complimentary sherry or port, plunger coffee, plenty of games and dvds to borrow. Penguin has zero dinner options on...More

    Thank KatieLM
    Response from themadsenpenguin, Owner at The Madsen Boutique HotelResponded 18 November 2016

    Thank you for the accurate description of The Madsen and Penguin in particular, the latter is indeed a sleepy small boutique town, particularly regarding dining options in the evening. We have good news to report regarding dining options on the Monday and Tuesday that previously...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    we had two nights here - and like other correspondents, had a great time but found the hotel a little tired we had booked a 2 night deal that included 'French' champagne and chocolate truffles - i am unsure whether we should have asked for...More

    1  Thank DJM12
    Response from themadsenpenguin, Owner at The Madsen Boutique HotelResponded 19 November 2016

    The reviewer is incorrect to say that we offered French champagne, but rather we had always advertised online French bubbly (ie. similar to champagne but not from the Champagne region). In the past we noted that many guests did not take up this option, particularly...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

    Almost have five stars but that's hard to get from me and I have a few minor criticisms. Minor I emphasise. We looked for a spa suite with a ocean view... Not many to choose from. The Penthouse at the Madsen overlooks the ocean and...More

    Thank Andrew B
    Response from themadsenpenguin, Owner at The Madsen Boutique HotelResponded 20 November 2016

    We thank the guest for his review, and have nothing to add regarding his fair appraisal of the Penthouse. The issue of the clock radio is noted, and all rooms have one that serves as an iPhone dock, however the charger went missing and we...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2016

    I think we must have stayed at another Madsen than that which others have described on this page. On arrival Phil was just leaving in his car. later, he said he thought it was us arriving. but rather wait and see, he drove off? We...More

    1  Thank DavidLakesEntrance
    Response from themadsenpenguin, Owner at The Madsen Boutique HotelResponded 12 September 2016

    Check-in time is 2pm, and the guest arrived before noon as I was going to the hospital to visit my head cleaner who recently had a serious heart attack. Being a small boutique hotel, the loss of a key staff member has meant that we've...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$104 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Aaron L
    29 September 2016|
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    Response from themadsenpenguin | Property representative |
    Hello Aaron Three of our rooms have spas: The Penthouse, the Beachfront Spa Suite, and the Executive Spa Room (the latter is for one person). regards
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    28 June 2016|
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    Response from Heath71Hampton | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Crystal If you are visiting Tasmania (which I'd highly recommend), then the best way to see it is with a hire car. Tassie roads are quiet and signposting good. A hire car will give you the freedom to see some of the... More
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    Response from themadsenpenguin | Property representative |
    We do have off-street parking, although it is hardly used because of the narrow driveway and tight spaces, but it has been used on occasion. Also we have an agreement with the CBA Bank next door to use their parking after... More
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    "I think there is a room on the ground floor - if you have health issues go for it"
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    "If you are able to book far enough in advance, you wont be disappointed by either the Penthouse or the other..."
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    "The waterview room or the penthouse suite overlooks the Strait"
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    "Room 1 had a lovely view but no balcony."
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