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Maria Island Penitentiary Accommodation

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Maria Island, Triabunna, Tasmania 7190 Australia See on map
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Maria Island Penitentiary Accommodation Triabunna, Tasmania
Australia > Tasmania > Glamorgan-Spring Bay > Triabunna
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I have stayed here twice now and love the ambience of the Penitentiary accommodation, however, a simple light in each room would be helpful!! Great to have the mess hall for cooking, and bathroom close by, a shower for the guests at the Penitentiary would...More

1  Thank Julianne S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Maria Island is a beautiful place to visit with great views and lots of wildlife. However, as this a review of the accommodation, I would say that I would not stay there again. We are used to a basic setup with camping but room 7...More

1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We saw a Tasmanian Devil in the wild! We loved this place, and will try to give advice that will help you enjoy it too. First, read all the other reviews, they contain very useful information that I will not repeat here. Our experience is...More

2  Thank DeltaDiamond
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Penitentiary, as the name suggests, was first built by convicts in the 1820s. It's been modified extensively over the years, most notably in the 1920s when Maria Island was the site of fairly intense industry, but it retains all of its atmosphere. It is,...More

2  Thank Adam-and-Rakkel
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Have recently spent 2 nights on Maria Island and can not stop thinking about this place. We took the morning boat over to the island, which had us arriving at the island about 10am. This is one seriously beautiful place ( don't be fooled by...More

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20 March 2018|
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Response from DeltaDiamond | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know all the rooms do have a wood burning heater. Generally one can use them all night unless there is a fire restriction in place. I don't know how often that is, but I would guess not often.
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"Anywhere in the Penitentiary offers great views of wildlife and amazing sunsets!!"
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"Room 10 apparently has 14 beds, but all the rest have six."
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"Avoid rooms 7 and 8 as they connect and sound travel through the thin door"
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