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Whakatane, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We used this as a final nights stay in Tasmania before flying out of Hobart. What a great find. The setting is superb with great views of the river. the cottage was clean and modern. plenty of variety of breakfast food is supplied as part of the accommodation cost. there is a very relaxing spot on the river bank at... More 

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Wellington, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had a delightful one night stay and had a special close up sighting of a platypus while enjoying a wine on the jetty overlooking the Derwent River.. The breakfast provision were delicious and the room was great.

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Mackay, Australia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Stayed 2 nights at Shingles . Was most impressed by the quality of furnishings etc. Veronica is the most trusting of hosts and very friendly. Very pretty location on the banks of the Derwent River in New Norfolk. Easy drive to Russell falls and Salmon Ponds and both well worth a visit. Only problem was WiFi connection.

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Thank 991irish
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Great little cottage. It has all the facilities that you need. Lovely and clean and modern. Heaps enough room for a portacot and for all our luggage. Great place and could have stayed for much longer than just one night there. :)

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Thank Charlihen
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

First time that we haven't booked ahead, on arrival the owner was heading out for the evening. Within minutes we were unpacking our car and Veronica had set us up with a perfect breakfast for the next morning, she was very trusting and accommodating. The unit was well appointed with everything and the river behind was beautiful. Bed was super... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

The cottages are located on the banks of the beautiful Derwent River close to the historic town of New Norfolk (settled in 1807). There is so much to do in the area and the local people are friendly and very helpful. The cottages are nice with all of the usual conveniences and well priced. Probably in need of a little... More 

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Cowra, New South Wales, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise this property was! We stayed in Paddy's Flat and couldn't have been happier. It had everything we needed plus lovely touches like robes, a selection of dvds, wine bottle opener and stopper, hairdryer and straightener, and lovely photographic artwork taken by the owner, Veronica. The rooms are exceptionally clean and the furnishings are very tasteful, the... More 

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Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Paddy's Flat, which is a bit of a walk from the carpark with a lot of luggage. The only other negative was the noise coming from the flat upstairs. Other than that, we had an absolutely lovely stay. The grounds and view of the river are beautiful, and it's just so relaxing. The room was clean, really... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

Stayed in the Derwent Cottage with a group of 5 ladies for one night before heading to The Agrarian Kitchen. Lovely cottage with everything we could possibly need, and despite the dreary weather, we couldn't help wandering about outside by the river in the crisp early morning air. Good supplies on offer for breakfast. Comfortable, warm, and quiet, would definitely... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2014

We stayed at The Shingles for two nights, in Birches Cottage, which has two bedrooms. The property was clean and comfortable, and in an excellent location between Hobart and Mount Field National Park. The beds were comfortable, the bathroom was clean, and the kitchenette was sufficient for our needs. Generous breakfast provisions had been left also. The view along the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enchanting fully self contained cottages on the banks of the spectacular Derwent River set in 2 acres of tranquil, private gardens with solar heated in ground swimming pool, private jetty and barbeque facilities. A short 2 minute drive to the town centre of New Norfolk, 30 minutes to Hobart and 45 to airport with all of Southern Tasmania's tourist attractions within easy traveling time, making this an ideal base for your holiday. A stunning location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shingles Riverside Cottages

Address: 115-117 Glenora Rd, New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > New Norfolk
Price Range: $122 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shingles Riverside Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Derwent cottage is great for a family.”
 of 5 bubbles neverold333, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Paddy's Flat is down a short path, the Birches is on the floor above, a bit closer to the car parking if carrying luggage is an issue. Both have magnificent views.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyK949, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We had the Willow and Derwent units side by side. They were great. We slept 3 couples in them and it was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Lancartea, 12 Apr 2014 | Read review
“2 bedroom cottage overlooking river was well worth the money.”
 of 5 bubbles grumpes1, 15 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We chose The Willows as having more facilities than the riverside studio apartment which was a little cheaper. There is a simple walk to the water from whichever unit, and we had advantage of unloading/loading at our door.”
 of 5 bubbles DinoA77, 4 Nov 2012 | Read review
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