On arrival, we were taken for a tour around the historic house by owner Mike. It was built in 1899. We stayed in the "Christina Room" with a corner spa bath. It was the first room to see the early morning sun through the beautiful bay windows decorated with Laura Ashley curtains and a white brass bed. The reverse cycle heating had been turned on prior to our arrival so the room was lovely and warm, as Strahan can be quite cool in temperature. Freshly baked blueberry muffins were given to us for afternoon tea. The room was supplied with a kettle with tea and coffee making items. There was a bar fridge in the hallway where you could get extra milk when needed. Free Wi-Fi was available. There were plenty of power points for recharging electronic devices. The continental breakfast was very filling which included a range of cereals, yoghurt, hot stewed fruit, different varieties of toast, freshly baked croissants, juice and a choice of tea or coffee. Old time music played as you ate your breakfast which set the mood of the historic house. The house is right across the street from the waters edge. It's was only a 12 minute comfortable walk to the Wharf/jetty, where the Wilderness Cruises depart from. When we departed Ormiston House, Carolyn presented us with some fresh muffins gift wrapped to eat along the roadside on our journey and we were also given a detailed map and instructions of places to see along the way to Hobart It was a great stay, lovely hosts and definitely the best place to stay in Strahan. Well recommended.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ormiston House is a beautiful federation mansion built in 1899 and fully restored to its former glory. Set amongst landscaped gardens on the shore of Macquarie Harbour at Strahan the house is resplendent with 5 en-suited guest rooms, bar and lounge, breakfast room and history room. The tower and widows walk provide views across the harbour and the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine or sit back with a good book. This house is renown for its friendliness, hospitality and welcoming hosts. We feel that Ormiston House is a "must do" experience when you visit Strahan on your Tasmanian holiday. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ormiston House Strahan, Tasmania