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Abs by the Bay
Ranked #2 of 2 Taranna B&B and Inns
Reviewed 22 November 2012

This little place is so cozy and feels just like home. It has everything we need and everything is so clean. I was worried when we booked this place because it did not look as great as some hotels' pictures and it's only 98 dollars per night. But everything turned out to be much much better than we thought and more importantly it's so clean, which I care a lot when staying at a place. We definitely come back one day when we travel to Tassie again.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 November 2012

Abs is clean, comfortabe and the owner very friendly and helpful. The room clean and quiet, the gardens are lovely and quiet with access to the water edge .Close to port arthur and many of the other attractions.

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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Stayed for 2 nights so that we could visit Port Arthur easier. The unit was very comfortable and set up just like your own home, complete with a bookshelf and books to read. The units are set back off the main road and is hence very quiet. The owner mentioned that the rear of the property is available for use by people staying there and looks out over the bay. One thing missing that could be considered a negative but also a positive; that is access to the internet. There was no access available that we could see, hence I could not check to see if there was any emails from work that I was expecting. On the other hand it also meant being able to relax and not have to worry.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

We stayed here only one night but after a long day driving all over Tassie it was a welcome respite. The two bed unit was fresh clean and great value. Comfy bed, hot shower and quiet but convenient location. Port Arthur was less than 30 minutes away.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

We visited Port Arthur before booking into our studio apartment which was immaculate and well fitted out. We also enjoyed reading the magazines provided. Everything in the apartment worked and the only reason not to give a higher rating is that the space is small and to wash up cups etc. it was necessary to use the bathroom. That said these appartments represent very good value for money and the location with sea views is great.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 October 2012 via mobile

Fabulous owners, great location, spacious room (skippers), clean, modern, smelt gorgeous, lovely shower, list goes on and on. Only regret is that we didn't stay longer. You're also right next to the water with awesome views. Loved it.

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

It is beautifully located in the bay and sunset is amazing. Located close to a few interesting tourist spots- the conservation park - handy if you want to see the Tassie devils; Port Arthur and Tasman National park. Had a couple of nights here. It is clean and modern. The beds are comfortable and the garden is beautiful. The facilities are adequate and comfortable.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Address: 5730 Arthur Hwy, Taranna, Tasmania 7180, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Taranna
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Taranna
Price Range: £65 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abs by the Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Abs by the Bay provides contemporary apartment accommodation set in attractive gardens with access to waterfront of Little Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula just 10 minutes from Port Arthur. Choose from spacious one or two bedroom apartments each with their own fully equipped kitchen, modern bathroom and outdoor barbeque area, or a one bedroom studio suite with tea/coffee making facilities. With its modern style, convenient location and affordable rates, Abs by the Bay is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers to just relax, unwind and enjoy what the region has to offer, it is a popular tourist destination, renown for its sheltered rainforests, unspoilt natural beauty, spectacular scenery of rugged ocean cliffs, surf beaches, wildlife, adventure and heritage of the past and present. ... more   less 
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