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“Well thought out renovation.”
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27 reviews
The Street view of Welman Cottage, a beautiful 1920s property.
The entry pathway to the front door.
The front door.
The entry hallway.
The spacious and comfortable lounge with leather couches.
The fully equiped modern kitchen.
The dinning nook with stunning views over Launceston and The Tamar river.
The verandah overlooking the city, a great place to sit and relax with a glass of  Tasmanian wine.
The verandah view looking towards the Tamar River.
The bathroom.
The bathroom
The fully equiped laundry.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Launceston, Tasmania

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Heather T
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Well thought out renovation.”
Reviewed 7 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Great views of the city of Launceston from this cottage.I stayed with my extended family and we were inspired by the renovation.Might be a bit of a hike up the hill with small children as it is a great place to leave the car and walk.Clean,fresh and well equipped all around.Thankyou to the owners for sharing this gem.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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John W
Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Superb base in Launceston”
Reviewed 23 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Spent three nights here and could not fault the cottage. Spotless, lots of air and light, two bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and comfortably furnished. High speed internet (NBN), wide district and river views, quiet. and peaceful. Hills to climb if not driving but close to lots of dining options. Owner is friendly and accommodating.
Highly recommended.

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Neil J
1 review
“Comfortable and convenient”
Reviewed 21 October 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This is a beautifully renovated cottage suitable for up to two couples. The owner is very helpful. It's in a great location, an easy drive or walk to many of Launceston's attractions.

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Liked best: Character of the proprty.
Liked least: Nothing,
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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garetjax7...
Singapore, Singapore
Level 6 Contributor
137 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage, superb host!”
Reviewed 13 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Lovely Federation style cottage with new modern interior. Peter was a wonderful host who was most accommodating. Will look to stay here next time we are in Launceston.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Raymondo4...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Launceston accommodation”
Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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We stayed in Welman cottage for two days on arriving in Tasmania and a further two days before departure. The property is beautifully presented and has magnificent views across Launceston from the balcony. Peter is an excellent host and has the property well stocked with all you need to make for a very comfortable stay. The one downside is the reasonably steep stairs to get to the front door, but this is a very acceptable compromise for a property set on the hills above Launceston. The stairs are easily negotiated by anyone who is reasonably fit (we are in our late 60s) and Peter not only made us welcome but helped us with our baggage - thank you Peter for being such an excellent host. The full laundry, free high speed internet and very close proximity to supermarkets, restaurants and the centre of Launceston make Welman Cottage a very desirable place to stay in Launceston.

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Liked best: Comforts of home with wonderful views
Liked least: stairs are a minor issue
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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jacksprat...
Melbourne, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 2 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Great place for a short or long term stay. We were greeted warmly by the owner and shown around the property and its great facilities. Fantastic view over launceston with a great verandah for sipping a brew and enjoying the nightlights. Great location central with easy walking stroll to town and cafes. Beautifully clean facilities. Will definitely stay again!

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Scallywag...
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Cosy cottage with great views”
Reviewed 26 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Welman cottage is situated high above Launceston with sparkling night lights and sweeping views down the river. The cottage is warm and the front lounge/dining/kitchen room is lovely. Peter, the owner met us on time with no fuss. there are some stairs into the property but easy parking out the front. Perfect for a couple.

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Liked best: The views and warmth of the property
Liked least: The beds were a bit hard for me.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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