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Freycinet Waters
Ranked #3 of 8 Swansea B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 May 2014

From start to finish, we had the perfect stay.
We had chosen the King room with spa and were not disappointed. The room was spacious, beautifully clean and well laid out with a dressing room and a spacious ensuite with spa bath. As we arrived in the late afternoon, when the day had started to cool down, Karen had been into our room and put the heater on. A lovely, thoughtful touch - Thank you Karen.
On the table we found port, 2 glasses and some chocolates. Again, a lovely touch. In the ensuite, at the end of the spa were wine glasses, just in case you fancied a glass of red or bubbly whilst in the spa. Candles too were at the end of the spa to create the mood.
The room was serviced daily which involved topping up the port and the chocolates - lovely.
Breakfast on each of the 3 mornings was superb - thank you Bob. Karen was always so cheerful and welcoming even at 7:30am which is when we asked for breakfast.
Breakfast was taken in the room at the front of the house overlooking the peaceful waters of Great Oyster Bay - what a great way to start the day.
This has to be the perfect place to relax and unwind at the end of a busy day.
Thank you to Karen and Bob for being such wonderful hosts.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

My wife and I stayed for two nights in Room 1. We found the room to be very compact, comfortable, clean and a few extra little touches like port and lollies made the stay very enjoyable. The position of Freycinet Waters could not be better with easy walks to either end of the small town and a short stroll to the beach or jetty area. Breakfast could not be faulted with Bacon, Egg, sausage, fried tomatoes, mushrooms, black pudding and last but by no means least Haggis . If there was one thing that was a small let down then it would be the en-suite which was a little cramped but when only staying for a couple of days it was quite acceptable (remember this refers to room 1). We would recommend staying here and you would not be disappointed

Room Tip: Room 1 has terrific views of the beach and down to the Jetty
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Brian A
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

This is a great little B&B right in the heart of town. Our hosts were just fantastic and couldn't do enough for us. Happy to chat and full of knowledge they were delightful. This B&B is spotlessly clean, comfortable and convenient. Fully recommended.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
Thank Tenneluk
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Situated in a beautiful position in the middle of town within easy walking distance of the pub and restaurants. You are made to feel welcome from the moment you walk in the door. This B+B is run in the traditional English way. Breakfast is amazing with a great view over the Bay. Rooms are beautifully presented with some nice personal touches. Bathroom facilities are big and well fitted out. The whole establishment is spotlessly clean and bright. Our room had a great balcony overlooking the water where we could enjoy a glass of wine. Service is friendly and efficient. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
PROS
Great position
Comfortable and homely
Best breakfasts ever
Perfectly clean
Friendly service
CONS:
Rooms a touch small but gee that's getting a bit picky.

Room Tip: See if you can get a room with a view. If not don't worry, you'll get the view at breakfast.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Taringha
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Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend, the room was immaculately clean, the hosts were very accommodating, great breakfast and all over a nice experience. Straight across from the ocean and close to the pub and cafes. Big comfortable bed and bathroom/shower

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank Batrone
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

i had great time....we went see penguin at Qicheno at night... then got back lights were on ... and heater on... feeling was great....... next day breakfast was great... and we got map that help us all journey around tas.... we would come back again....

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

Only stayed 1 night - wish we stayed longer! It was peaceful, super clean and very lovely. After being on the road for several hours and having checked out of a not-so-nice apartment, Freycinet Waters was heaven-sent!
Bob was a great host and we enjoyed the brekkie very much the next day. Will definitely be back!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank lenylee
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Additional Information about Freycinet Waters

Address: 16 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Region: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Swansea
Price Range: £75 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Freycinet Waters 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Freycinet Waters is in the heart of Swansea village. Everything is within an easy flat walk. Our property looks across the road to the delightful Great Oyster Bay. Water views can be found from most rooms and definitely from the breakfast room. Eat a filling 'English' breakfast while gazing out at the water. A great way to start the day. For those who are adventurous the menu includes black pudding and haggis. Our colour scheme reflects the water and the hues of the great sunrises & sunsets that you can see from the property. A 1930's style at the front of the house and a more modern day feel at the rear gives Freycinet Waters that light airy feel. Our prices include breakfast (or breakfast provisions), WiFi (the modern essential) and a small port to help you rest at the end of a busy day. ... more   less 
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