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4 Thomas St, Devonport, Tasmania 7310 Australia
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#5 of 5 hotels in Devonport
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Welcome to the Edgewater Hotel! Edgewater is recognised as Devonport’s best value accommodation complex. The property includes 42 rooms, Bistro, Bar and Function room and is perfect for business or pleasure. Rooms feature king size beds, bathrooms, flat screen TVs, wireless internet, FREE Austar, air-conditioning, new furnishings, and a great welcome. Try us... you won't be disappointed!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Grace B wrote a review Apr 2021
Sydney, Australia211 contributions84 helpful votes
Surprised by the reviews of this place. Yes it’s basic but it’s not expensive. We have paid much more for little more than this. It’s clean, king size bed and yes it’s small, but we’re only here overnight. Really close to the ferry. Not sure what else you’d be expecting.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Margaret H wrote a review Jan 2021
Campbelltown, Australia323 contributions87 helpful votes
First impressions the hotel looked great from the taxi window. East Devonport across the water with a waterfront view seemed idyllic. The reality is the room was spacious and the king bed huge. Bathroom smells like a urinal and the body odour emanating from the mattress once in bed a real turn off. Putting clean sheets over something grubby doesn’t wash and the join in the middle of the mattress was pretty uncomfortable if you sleep in the middle of the bed.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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OskarandSunny wrote a review Feb 2020
Gold Coast, Australia208 contributions124 helpful votes
We stayed one night before catching the ferry back to Melbourne. The hotel is owned by the same company that operates Spirit of Tasmania. We booked on line after being given promotional brochure while on the ferry coming over from Melbourne. The hotel is right by the ferry terminal in Devonport so if your on a day sailing it is very handy for boarding the ferry. The promotional info is quite misleading showing photos of premier rooms but creating an impression that this is the norm. Well not so, room is very small and has all the character of a basic 70’s motel. No outlook , just a car park and very very small! We were very disappointed so we asked the lovely lady at reception if we could upgrade but this was not possible as all rooms were fully booked . She explained we should have booked by phone rather than on line as then they would have explained all the options. Anyway we will be OK for just the one night but a real let down after all the wonderful accommodation we have had throughout Tasmania. The nice lady did give us vouchers for a free continental breakfast as some form of compensation for the awful room. So if your booking this place be sure you know what you are getting.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Michael M, General Manager at Edgewater
Responded 23 Feb 2020
Thank you for your feedback. Going by the description you provided, you stayed in a Budget room which is small and dated. Our offer via Spirit of Tasmania is for a premium room (Terrace and Waterfront) at a heavily discounted rate, which are quickly booked by passengers while the ships are in transit. Edgewater goes to great lengths (EDM, on-board digital advertising and embarkation flyers) to ensure Spirit of Tasmania passengers have sufficient opportunity to take up this offer and have a pleasant stay. On this occasion, it would appear that Edgewater had no premium rooms available when you came to make your booking, thus our receptionist's attempt to compensate you. Unfortunately, during the four busiest months of the year many guests leave it to the last moment to book, making it difficult for hotels to meet the expectations of all guests. Kind regards
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Pieter wrote a review Jan 2020
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While travelling on Spirit of Tasmania (night ferry) we looked at a flashy brochure with a breakfast deal from Edgewater, Devonport. Grand photo of crousants, fresh fruit and looking very apealing. We decided to go for it. On arrival: cerials, white bread, and instant coffee. No sweeteners available as a diabetic option when drinking coffee. The fruit was one option of canned fruit: pears. Admitted, while we were there some canned peaches were added. Needless to say we were very dissapointed. The brochure created expectations that was not delivered. Lesson learnt. Be wary of flashy brochures.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Owner_Edgewater, Manager at Edgewater
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Thank you for sharing your experience. Our continental Buffet consists of: Coffee station including brewed and instant coffee, teas, sugar and sweeteners Bread - white, wholemeal, multigrain and raisin Pastries - croissant, banana muffins and English muffins Fruit - two varieties of preserved fruit Six popular brands of cereal Apple and orange juice Our apologies if you did not perceive our breakfast buffet to be good value
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cboswell35 wrote a review Nov 2019
Sydney, Australia157 contributions65 helpful votes
Room was very neat and comfortable and easy to find and great service and easy to stay at and nice views , as we stayed in the view room and not outdated and the staff were very friendly and would be a great place to stay and not noisy at all. Would recommend paying for riverview rooms,
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Room Tip: Best Views and would recommend the riverview rooms
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Response from Owner_Edgewater, Manager at Edgewater
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Thank you for your valuable feedback
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PRICE RANGE
US$63 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Edgewater
Which popular attractions are close to Edgewater?
Nearby attractions include The Central Restaurant (0.4 km), Devonport Regional Gallery (0.4 km), and Reading Cinemas Devonport (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Edgewater?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Edgewater?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Edgewater?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Edgewater?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Edgewater?
Conveniently located restaurants include Molly Malones, SKs indian restaurant, and Central Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Edgewater?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Edgewater?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Edgewater?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Home Hill (2.3 km).
Does Edgewater have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Edgewater accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.