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“Just lovely”
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Review of Sunrise at Penguin

Lounge for TV, reading or taking in ocean views.
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Lounge for TV, reading or taking in ocean views.
Sunrise from Lounge room. Bedroom No.1 with views of sunrise
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Lounge for TV, reading or taking in ocean views.
Sunrise from Lounge room.
Bedroom No.1 with views of sunrise
Bedroom No.2 with afternoon sun.
3rd Bedroom - 2 single beds.
Kitchen flowing thru dining  area to lounge room.
Large six seat dining table.
Kitchen's 'Turtle Cove' splash backs and futuristic hanging lights.
Bathroom with shower and cast Iron bath.
Hosts : Fran and Terry Owens.
Large rear Garden and fruit trees.
Fruit trees - apple and peach.
Penguin Beach.
Coastal village with 'Sunrise at Penguin' on the foreshore.
Hosts : Fran and Terry Owens.
Peaceful Bliss off front deck.
View looking over Penguin from jetty at dusk.
Pathway to our Watcombe Beach.
Foyer out onto the front deck
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Penguin, Tasmania

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Annabel19...
Scottsdale, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Just lovely”
Reviewed 5 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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We really enjoyed our one night at Sunrise, which is even lovelier than it looks in the photos. For us country folk it was was great just to be able to walk across the road to the beach, and to have the shops just a few minutes stroll away. We hope to return for a little longer one day...

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Liked best: The sea views & the decor
Liked least: That we couldn't stay longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Feb 2016
So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us on your special birthday occasion. Very kind of Roger to want to have a trip to Penguin, a long distance from inland NE Tasmania. Even though it was a short stay we are pleased you had a great time and appreciated the central location to the beach and town centre. The free range eggs that you gifted us are much appreciated also and taste beautiful. Happy birthday and see you both again one day.
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Toni M
1 review
“A haven during a hectic business trip”
Reviewed 3 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Wow.... What a gem. This cute little beachside cottage is just fantastic. It's clean, comfy beds, renovated and styled beautifully, directly across the road from the beach, has awesome views from lounge and bedroom and is so very close to town. Terry the host was fantastic in ensuring we arrived safe and had everything we needed. Thanks so much, we will be back for sure to enjoy Penguin with our families rather than on business.

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Liked best: The view and proximity to the beach and town
Liked least: The train at 7am
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Nov 2015
Toni it was a pleasure to have you both stay at our vacation home. Pleased that you found it convenient for your business activities on the Coast being centrally located between Devonport and Burnie. Thank you for you kind words and being so neat and tidy.
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George C
Launceston, Australia
1 review
“Perfection!”
Reviewed 21 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

What a location and view! Nothing quite like being able to lie in bed and see the ocean. 30 second walk to the shops and cafes. All just renovated. Very spacious even with 6 people. Will be back!

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Liked best: The beds were so comfortable.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Oct 2015
Thank you George for your kind review - pleased that you and your family enjoyed the location at the beach and look forward to seeing you again in the new year.
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