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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

OMG what an amazing first night here. Lovely comfortable cottage beautifully located on the beach edge and tonight we went to the beach about 8.15 and just waited...yes we could hear the penguins talking with each other then there they were toddling along the rocks towards our cottage up on the bank. We shone our tourch on them briefly and... More 

1 Thank Tony P
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I booked and stayed recently at Anchlia Cottages with a friend from overseas. The cottages are in an excellent spot right on the waterfront so that the penguins come into the garden at night .The accommodation was very clean thoughtfully furnished and equipped .The beds are very comfortable and good quality . The owner was helpful and informative and we... More 

1 Thank beachlovers019
Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We first stayed here in Dec 2014, squiring our 2 teenage grandchildren on a pretty full - on hire car trip around Tassie, visiting old favourite places. And Bicheno was on that list. This time, we had my wife's step-mum with us, on a similar tour. We needed the house (as distinct from the 2 charming and adjoining 'cottages') as... More 

1 Thank growingold_never13
Perth, Australia
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115 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We looked up accommodation on-line in Bicheno and this property was recommended so rang the number and booked 2 nights. When we arrived we found it almost right on the beach and it was a wonderful double storey house with all of the mod-cons and amenities. One of the features was the massive TV in the open plan living/dining/kitchen area.That... More 

1 Thank Searene10
Hong Kong, China
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Wonderful location and cozy bedding. Very comfortable bed. Close to attraction "Blowhole" although cannot find penguins in backyard garden but know there are some if you able to pay entry fee at Bicheno Penguin Tours. Anchlia Waterfront Cottage, with wonderful gardening. Nice kitchen ware. Love it most !

2 Thank 743fanniec
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

A great base for visiting Wineglass bay and Freycinet national park. Beautifully situated by the sea. Well equipped but lacking some lightbulbs and frying pans. Laundry facilities welcome. Comfy bed and roomy shower. I wish these places would leave some basic cooking ingredients like oil, salt, pepper and even some dried herbs.

1 Thank Cuckooscot
Albion Park, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We booked the 'beach break cottage' before I read the reviews so I was a bit worried. I needn't have been. Obviously the previous reviewers of this cottage were very hard to please. Yes, you do have a bit of a walk to the beach and yes it is 2km out of town but the silence and the views are... More 

Thank Lisa K
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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97 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here twice and both times it has been excellent. The self contained apartments are right on the waterfront with the back yard running down to the beach. Very comfortable, homely and spacious. If you are travelling around Tassie it is a great place to spend a few days and catch up on washing and cook a few... More 

Thank Russell T
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Stayed at Cod Rock - clean, comfortable and right on beach at the end of a cul-de-sac. Comfortable walk to the centre of town. Would have marked it a "5' but had one small issue which the owner was very apologetic about, but expected when house has been used a lot. Couple of resident fairy penguins was the cherry on... More 

Thank melandpeter2015
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Stayed in the Executive House and we were very impressed. Sometimes booking places with water views means you have to stand on a ladder in the corner of the bathroom to appreciate the "view" but this really has lovely water views from downstairs and upstairs. The upstairs bedroom is huge with amazing views to wake up to. House is modern... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two fully self-contained apartments, Cod Rock Terrace - 2 story, 3 bedrooms sleeps up to 5 and Penguin Nook - 1 bedroom (queen and a single). Right on the waterfront on Cod Rock Point in the East Coast township of Bicheno. Penguins frequent the grounds around the apartments most of the year, and we front onto a 3 klm foreshore walk that goes around town to our blowhole. Both apartments have views over Waub's Bay and Cod Rock Terrace and views overlooking Diamond Island. Set in landscaped gardens with native gums that attract many bird species. All only 500 m or so from local shops and restaurants and only one half hour drive from the world-renowned Freycinet National Park/Wineglass Bay. A great place for at least a two night stopover. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchlia Waterfront Cottage

Address: 2 Murray St, Bicheno, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Bicheno
Price Range: $168 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchlia Waterfront Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Best views for penguins and walking distance to shops”
 of 5 bubbles beachlovers019, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just depends on how many in the group. They are great.”
 of 5 bubbles growingold_never13, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“settle balance I tend to pay by cash upon arrival but Owner charged my credit card on arrival day without notification.”
 of 5 bubbles 743fanniec, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Cod Rock”
 of 5 bubbles melandpeter2015, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The aircon works very well, and if the penguins are noisy, shutting the windows certainly helps.”
 of 5 bubbles growingold_never13, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
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