We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Duck House

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
The Duck House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 43: English reviews
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely home, well restored and very cosy. Lovely breakfast provided and plenty of condiments, jams, etc. Very comfortable beds. Good location, close to Burnie city, etc. Very friendly hosts. Sweet shared back garden.

Thank Luvfood14
Y3425XLmichaelf, Owner at The Duck House, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for your lovely review. It is much appreciated. Hopefully we will see you again next time you are in Burnie. Cheers Lynne

Reviewed 6 December 2016

I used to travel a lot to Burnie for work and had reason to come back in a new job. I booked in to the Duck House and was happy to find nothing had changed. The Duck House is actually 3 cottages on the same block - Duck House, Mrs Phillpotts and Amelia's. This time I stayed in Amelia's for...

Thank wombatdavid
Y3425XLmichaelf, Owner at The Duck House, responded to this review

Thank-you for your lovely review. Hopefully we will see you again next time you are in Burnie. Best wishes Lynne and Tich

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed in Amelia's Cottage with a friend for four nights between 13/10/16 & 17/10/16. The cottage is self contained and boasts every comfort and amenity and is excellent value for money. It is located within easy walking distance to the shopping centre, cafes and restaurants and Burnie is a great base from which to explore the north west coast...

Thank Jennifer v
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is THE most delightful accommodation imaginable. Picture a lovingly and beautifully restored and maintained older cottage (complete with mod cons such as climate control throughout), antique beds with loads of cushions, claw-foot bath tub, fully equipped kitchen, all the supplies for a big bacon and free range egg breakfast (and you can pick some herbs from the garden for...

Thank Andrea R
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We found 2 Princes Street a warm and hospitable experience with firm bed and generous breakfast provisions. The house is lovingly restored and decorated and we loved the space and warmth of our stay. We sat in every room to sink in the beauty and light at the front of the house and wished we could have stayed longer to...

Thank Judith and Gera... K
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Motor biking around Tasmania we stayed in some ordinary places, however, The Duck House was recommended by the ladies in the Devonport Tourist Information Centre, so we thought "Why Not?". From our first meeting with "Titch", everything was amazing from the building, the facilities, the food which Titch supplied for our 4 night stay and the freedom of the gardens....

1Thank Sfandjm
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful nights stay in Mrs Philpott's house. Beautiful breakfast supplied. Superb bacon and fresh free ranged eggs. Apart from our intruder during the night resulting in the loss of an iPad, the stay was relaxing and we couldn't have asked for more time

3Thank Lesavw
Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Just as described. Very comfortable. Lovely old cottage - nice to have space. Wonderful supplies in the fridge, lovely garden, convenient location. Great to have a washing machine. Very friendly but non-intrusive owners live next door. Loved our few days here - a good place to explore the north coast. We enjoyed the Italian restaurant recommended by the owners too.

Thank Gwennie46
Reviewed 24 March 2016

After driving from Hobart to Burnie via the west coast we stopped here for a wonderful evenings rest. I could not fault the accommodation of the breakfast supplied by Titch. I would say the only issue we had was the fact that all bedrooms and the bathroom had glass windows, meaning we had to watch our privacy. I will certainly...

Thank Mick C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2016

My golfing mate and I stayed in Amelia's House, which is part of The Duck House. What an amazing house. Lovingly restored and beautifully decorated. The owners, Lynne and Tich (I think, and I apologise if I have spelt it wrong) were extremely attentive and helpful. Extremely clean and beautifully presented. I would recommend it highly to all and sundry....

Thank Louiedafly
Lynne F, Owner at The Duck House, responded to this review

Dear Lewis Many thanks for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope your golf adventures continue to be enjoyable and fly free!! Best wishes Lynne and Tich

31 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (19)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Room/Suite (8)
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (12)
Room/Suite (3)
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Dining (1)
Bathroom (1)
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Burnie hotels
0.4 km away
Ikon Hotel
Ikon Hotel
#1 of 6 in Burnie
130 reviews
0.8 km away
Comfort Hotel Burnie
Comfort Hotel Burnie
#4 of 6 in Burnie
83 reviews
0.5 km away
Beachfront Voyager Motor Inn
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 km away
Apartments Down Town
Apartments Down Town
#5 of 8 in Burnie
30 reviews
3.3 km away
Burnie Ocean View Motel and Holiday Caravan Park
5.3 km away
BEST WESTERN Murchison Lodge
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 3 Duck House B and B cottages are fully self- contained and within easy walking distance of the beach and the penguin viewing area, Burnie CBD and restaurants. There are private gardens with herbs and vegetables for you to harvest and enjoy. A "Multi Award Winning" establishment, the three B and B cottages have won "Best Accommodation in Burnie" for 2008, 2009 and 2010. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Duck House

Address: 26 Queen Street, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Burnie
Price Range: ₹ 7,345 - ₹ 8,161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Duck House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Priceline, Hotels.com and Agoda so you can book your The Duck House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Duck House Burnie, Tasmania
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Duck House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Duck House is a whole HOUSE - excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles Gwennie46, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Any room in Amelia's house is good. Spacious and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Louiedafly, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Wonderful family accommodation with 3 beautiful bedrooms to choose from, a queen brass bed, a double brass bed & 2 single beds”
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen Table
  • Living Room
  • Twin Bedroom
  • Double Brass Bed
  • Hallway from front door
  • Hallway to front door
  • Queen Size Brass Bed with Ensuite Bathroom
 of 5 bubbles 178sharons, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book early! The secret is out and these three cottages are becoming popular.”
 of 5 bubbles 23robertj, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Any of these cottages are fine, you can't go wrong with any of them!!”
 of 5 bubbles RayJ894, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay