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Ashdowns of Dover Boutique B&B

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Room & Suite (14)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Gold medalists in the 2018 and Silver medalists in the 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards in the Hosted Accommodation category. Holders of a 4 and a half star rating by Star Ratings Australia. We are located in the picturesque fishing village of Dover, Tasmania, the southernmost township in the Huon Valley. A traditional country house thoroughly modernised and wheelchair accessible provides guests with comfortable, well-appointed en-suite rooms with TV/DVD, free WIFI & mini-bar. Set on a small farm in Dover with free ranging chickens, sheep, vegetable garden and fruit orchard within walking distance to shops, restaurants & beach. Our breakfasts include a range of continental goodies as well as a hot breakfast cooked to order. We cater for vegetarian & vegan guests as well as guests with gluten or lactose intolerances. You won't leave hungry! Guests can also recharge Electric Vehicles onsite at no additional charge.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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When you go to the south west of tasmania you have to stay a night in this fantastib B&B in Dover. Everything was perfect. Very warm welcome. Good host. Perfect room and bed. Nice terrace with a beautifull view. And on top a great breakfast. And all of this for a very reasonable
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Response from Lorraine A, Owner at Ashdowns of Dover Boutique B&B
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Hello Beatrijs, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. It pleases us no end to know that you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your liking especially the comfy bed, the view and our hearty breakfast. We hope you and Detlef had a great time touring around Tasmania and one day get to return. Thanks again, Gary & Lorraine
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Great B&B located in the small charming town of Dover. Gary the host is cheerful and seems a lovely bloke. Everything about the place is done in a thoughtful and understated manner and the included breakfast was wonderful and generously sized. Gary was on hand with tips to enjoy
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Response from Lorraine A, Co-owner at Ashdowns of Dover Boutique B&B
Responded 3 Nov 2018
Hello YC C and many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your recommendation. We're so pleased that you enjoyed not only Dover but also the surrounding area and appreciated our advice on places to go and things to see. It certainly is a beautiful part of the world. We're delighted too that you enjoyed our breakfast, we aim to keep our guests replete and not to leave hungry! Thanks again, we hope to see you back this way some day.
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My only regret in staying at this lovely B’n’B in Dover was that my other half wasn’t able to share the experience with me. Located close to the centre of this small town in the far south of Tasmania, Gary and Lorraine have set up a lovely 3 room bed and breakfast on a 5 acre
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Response from Lorraine A, Owner at Ashdowns of Dover Boutique B&B
Responded 12 Sep 2018
Hello Peter, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks also for sending us the photo of the platypus you spotted. Your image has had a lot of likes on our social media! We'd love to welcome you back again, perhaps next time with your other half? Thanks again for taking the time to review us, it's very much appreciated. Kind regards, Gary & Lorraine
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Absolutely loved my stay at Ashdowns of Dover, a gorgeous country farmhouse with beautiful surroundings. Spacious and modern well appointed rooms with everything you need, TV, DVD, Wifi, mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities. Super comfy bed provided a fabulous nights sleep, my
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Response from Lorraine A, Owner at Ashdowns of Dover Boutique B&B
Responded 28 Oct 2018
Hi Simon_1975_Sydney, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the space and atmosphere that we've created for our guests. We place a lot of importance on the fine details that add that little extra to the guest experience so we're thrilled that you appreciated our efforts. We'd love to see you return some day to the far south of Tasmania, perhaps for a longer stay next time. Thanks again.
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Ashdowns of Dover Boutique B&B ticks ALL the boxes for a top notch B&B experience. Host Gary showcases his town will enthusiasm to ensure you can make the most of your stay. Everyone in town & his guests say the same thing...."how good is the breakfast!" Guess what, 100%
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Queen en-suite room
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King/Twin room en-suite
"Ask for a room near the back of the property."
"We had a room facing East and on to the farm and forest. Exceptional!"
"Make sure Gary is there to look after you!!All rooms looked OK!"
"Only 3 rooms so any would be good. We were in the African room!"
"The African room is the most spacious"
US$100 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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