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The Madsen Boutique Hotel

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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“the penthouse”(29 reviews)
“cooked breakfast”(10 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Cutest boutique hotel in the cutest town ever. Very comfortable hotel right on the esplanade in Penguin, North West Tasmania. Warm and cosy and beautifully fitted out accommodation. Hosts are sweet. Nothing was too much trouble. Will certainly go back.

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

As a repurposed heritage building made into a boutique hotel it is both eclectic and FUN. The older building has has the ambiance of its ancestry, with narrow hallways and tall creaky stairs. There as little steps up and down all over the place -...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The Madsen has a terrific location on the seafront in the sleepy little town of Penguin, wedged between two supermarkets and a bank and close to cafes offering breakfast and lunch. You walk across the not too busy road straight onto the beach. The accommodation...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is the perfect place to stay on the North West Coast, quiet, close to a beautiful beach, well appointed rooms, great service. Love it. Good breakfast. The surrounding area is very picturesque, I have stayed there for both business as a solo guest and...More

Thank catschofield
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This B&B is a well-converted bank building. The setting is beautiful, directly opposite the Bass Strait. The room was good. Phil was full of interesting info about the area. There was a nice "freebie" of local coffee in our room. We opted for the hot...More

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Response from themadsenpenguin, Owner at The Madsen Boutique HotelResponded 21 April 2017

We are sorry this guest was unhappy about the connectivity issues that I will address further below by quoting my IT expert's comments in their words. Unfortunately some consider that they will obtain the same service in regional Tasmania that they receive in big cities,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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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Price range
US$104 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$104 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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catjjacks
27 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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Hollie-Shane
30 May 2015|
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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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"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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"Penthouse is the best!"
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