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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very comfortable stay in a tidy unit. Lovely garden and bbq facilities with picnic tables, the perfect surroundings for a summer feast. The unit kitchen had everything we required to prepare the food for the bbq, like being home. Enjoyed using the complementary bicycles too.

Thank hannahmf80
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay .Please come again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Smugglers Rest for a night and it was the perfect place for our little family of 4. The bed was comfy, and the rooms were big enough, with a large lounge/dining/kitchen. We were in room 1, and the view over the water is very nice. FREE laundry available and the hosts were very flexible with our changing...

Thank swimmingotta
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us to stay with, hope you come back again.

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Not much to say. It was perfect. Thanks so much for accommodating my family of 7. Beach across the road. With a BBQ. And a play park. Lots to do. They offer fishing rods and kids bikes too. Fold out couches for more beds.

Thank Beca H
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Your welcome a pleasure to accommodate you.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved this place..The lady who runs the place was lovely..We had the 2 bedroom and it was great, Was clean and had everything we needed.Just like a real home away from home). everything was just really comfy. They cater for the kids with free bike use and dvd's and books.The washing machine and dryer is free to use which is...

Thank Addicted055
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us was a pleasure to make your holiday a good one.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited this area recently mainly to ride on the Ida Bay Bush Tramway a bit further south. Our hosts were friendly and the accommodation is quite satisfactory. TV and DVDs available. WiFi reception was fair and one could park right outside the unit. The local supermarket is very good. Dover is a small remote town with limited restaurant facilities...

Thank Magic37
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Did an overnight work commitment In Dover and stayed here What's a wonderful restful experience The apartment I stayed in was immaculate Comfortable bed.. Kitchen facility Coffee and Tea making A fully self contained unit No breakfast served .. But if your aware of this The kitchen is perfectly adequate to whip up something you an pick up in the...

Thank Brett M
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you Brett glad you enjoyed your night with us.

Horsham, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

great deal close to sea tidy and spacious good reception all in one spot highly recommend we stayed two night with two kids for 200 wort it 15 km from far south cafes fuel super markets close by mountain view and sea view fishing etc - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Thank senthoo47
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you glad you enjoyed our unit and this little seaside town

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We just loved our 2 night stay. The apartment was spacious with plenty of room for a fully functional kitchen, dining and lounging and the two generous bedrooms were well appointed. The whole was very tastefully and freshly decorated. The staff were exceptionally friendly, welcoming and helpful and the location is to die for! With glorious views over the bay...

Thank Paul C
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thanks guys glad you enjoyed your stay. Would love to see you again one day.

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We arrive late one winters night to a comfortable, clean & cozy room. Owners ensured the aircon was on the warm up our room! Electric blankets were great to keep as comfortable. Room was clean & family friendly! Just needed to get wifi working which is planned!

1Thank lizzyg85
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Thank you your feed back is always welcome.

Reviewed 13 June 2016

We spent the first four nights of our southern tassie getaway at Smugglers Rest. Our room had views over the bay and being able to watch the change in light and the seagull parade during the day was great. The room was well appointed and had good quality bed and bed linen. Carol was very friendly and obliging and gave...

Thank Sue T
CarolB1954, Manager at Smugglers Rest, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing us

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smugglers Rest is the perfect base for the Huon Valley and all of its activities. We offer spacious, clean & affordable self-contained holiday apartments overlooking the three islands, bays and pristine beaches of Dover Tasmania. Each apartment is fully equipped with kitchen and facilities, heating & electric blankets, TV & DVD player with movies, communal laundry. Bikes, fishing rods & golf clubs all FREE TO USE! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smugglers Rest

Address: 56 Station Rd, Dover, Tasmania 7117, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Dover
Price Range: ₹ 6,229 - ₹ 9,833 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smugglers Rest 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 1 was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles swimmingotta, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 is good for families, has 2 rooms 4 beds in one and a double in other..”
 of 5 bubbles Addicted055, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The two bedroom apartment we stayed in was more than generous and would be great for a family.”
  • Sunrise over the bay near Smugglers Rest
 of 5 bubbles F4624KMpaulc, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Bay view rooms are 1 and 2”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“2 units at front have water views and units at side and back have garden views”
 of 5 bubbles buckremovals, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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