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“Great location, new cabins”
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Piermont Retreat
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We stayed for one night, on our way from Hobart to Launceston. Piermont is fantastically located, right on the beach, looking straight across to Freycinet NP. Our cabin was new and clean, with an enormous bathroom with spa bath. The heating was only just adequate. So, if the weather had been really cold, the cabins might be a bit chilly.

The restaurant closure during August is a drawback, along with the limited breakfast service. However, we had read that online before booking, so it was not a surprise.

Would stay again, perhaps for two nights, so we could enjoy the restaurant, tennis court and surrounding area.

Room Tip: Cabin 22 was well located with a good view over the bay.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

This was our third visit to Piermont Retreat and was a fantastic long weekend.

It's a great location with spectacular views of the bay and surrounds. The ideal place to switch off and unwind for a few days.

The accommodation is perfect for winter with stone cottages and log fires.

Within the area you can find great walking/running tracks, bike rides, wineries, seafood and beaches.

The wineries although small in number had great quality and well worth a visit. Particular mention for Spring Vale north of Swansea.

The hosts are attentive when required and do their best to make your stay enjoyable.

A great tranquil haven and well worth a visit.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Just loved this quiet retreat. Great location for hiking, wine tasting and just enjoying the incredible views. Our cottage was lovely...clean, cozy and charming. We cooked in-house most nights and enjoyed eating on our deck. We had the fireplace roaring every night and enjoyed borrowing movies from reception. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

This is a perfect place to go to as a retreat from the world. The cottages have open fire places with views out to the Hazards and access to a beach. It is probably quite different in summer, but in winter it is beautiful and uncrowded.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Cute cottage. Comfortable bed. Gorgeous outlook. After reading previous reviews we were very cautious about staying - however we could not fault this retreat. We stayed in cottage 13. Was very private with such a gorgeous view. Restaurant was amazing!

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

We booked Cottage 3 - two bedrooms, with the kids upstairs on a mezzanine floor. The cottage was lovely and the location and views just beautiful.

Good points:
- milk in the fridge
- fire burning on arrival
- heaters on in bedroom on arrival
- all the kitchen ware / appliances that you would need for a short stay
- nice toiletries
- big towels and lots of them (8)

Small things that could be improved:
- washing machine powder (even a couple of tablespoons would have been great, enough for a single load of washing). I expect this when washing machines are provided, and dish washing powder was provided so why not washing machine powder?
- electric blankets
- toiletries for one person were provided, despite the booking being for 4 people

Overall, we loved our stay here....until around 3am when possums(??) starting a small nightclub somewhere in the roof. The noise was unbelievable!

I would still recommend staying here though - it's a beautiful part of the country and earplugs are cheap!!

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Thank malomax
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

piermont was not quite what i had invisaged from the website, we stayed in a 2 person cottage which was very charming and romantic, although was less 'private' than i thought it would be. we had dinner at the restaurruant which was a little expensive but had great food. the staff were a little nonchalant, but otherwise very nice place to stay. probably a little hard to be self sufficient there for any more than a couple of days as the kitchen and bathroom arent huge.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Piermont Retreat

Address: Tasman Highway | Great Oyster Bay, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Swansea
Price Range: £184 - £261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Piermont Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The elegance and splendor of Piermont is mirrored in the breathtaking views over Great Oyster Bay to the ever changing colours of Freycinet's National Park ancient granite peaks. Enjoy the understated comfort of this first class accommodation surrounded by natural beauty. When you arrive at Piermont, you'll truly feel as if you have left the world behind- and your worries with it! ... more   less 
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