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Abs by the Bay

5730 Arthur Hwy, Taranna, Tasmania 7180 Australia
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#2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Taranna
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. FREE WIFI AVAILABLE IN ALL UNITS
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5730 Arthur Hwy, Taranna, Tasmania 7180 Australia
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Jason H wrote a review Jan 2021
Healesville, Australia223 contributions29 helpful votes
Stayed for two nights and couldn’t have picked a better spot.. clean, comfortable and cosy with a friendly and helpful host made this a perfect place to relax . Loved sitting down out the back with a glass of red by the bay watching the sunset... situated close to eagle hawk neck and port Arthur we didn’t have to travel far to see all the wonderful things ... very reasonable price... will be back
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Themedz wrote a review Mar 2020
Llandudno, United Kingdom74 contributions41 helpful votes
We stayed in a lovely, comfortable, compact unit which was very reasonably priced. Set in lovely grounds on the banks of the bay, we were able to sit out at the waters edge and watch the sun go down whilst colourful parrots feasted in the surrounding trees. BBQs were available so it’s wise to stock up before arrival as there are no nearby shops.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Absbythebay2014, Owner at Abs by the Bay
Responded 1 Apr 2020
Thankyou Glad you enjoyed the beautiful views of the Little Norfolk Bay, and our many wonderful birdlife
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Shox wrote a review Dec 2019
Italy116 contributions79 helpful votes
A really nice cottage located in a perfect place for exploring the Tasman Peninsula. Everything was sparkling clean, new and comfortable, the kitchen was fully equipped. The view outside the cottage is stunning and the hosts are really nice. Definitely recommended!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Dreamtraveler13 wrote a review Apr 2019
adelaide35 contributions4 helpful votes
Abs is the perfect place to stay while your explore the Tasman Peninsular. Quiet peaceful and so welcoming! Lovely clean homely accommodation and the sunsets over the water are spectacular!. Will be back.(again)!
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Date of stay: April 2019
Response from Absbythebay2014, Manager at Abs by the Bay
Responded 5 May 2019
Thankyou dreamtraveler13 We thankyou for choosing to stay with us and are glad you enjoyed your stay
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amosi wrote a review Apr 2019
Queensland148 contributions23 helpful votes
Brent was the perfect host. Our only regret was we only had one night stay here. Such a beautiful and central location right on the water. We had the first unit as you drive in and was small yet perfect, having everything we needed. Comfy bed, large bathroom and microwave and fridge. It was impeccably clean and I would highly recommend to stay here when visiting the area. Would return in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Absbythebay2014, Manager at Abs by the Bay
Responded 5 May 2019
Thankyou for choosing to stay with us and glad you enjoyed your stay at Abs By The Bay
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abs by the Bay
Which popular attractions are close to Abs by the Bay?
Nearby attractions include Tessellated Pavement (6.1 km), Tasman National Park (6.3 km), and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Abs by the Bay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Abs by the Bay?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Abs by the Bay?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Abs by the Bay?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Abs by the Bay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cubed Espresso Bar, DOO-Lishus, and Port Arthur Lavender.
Are there any historical sites close to Abs by the Bay?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Port Arthur Historic Site (12.0 km), Coal Mines Historic Site (13.2 km), and The Church (11.8 km).