Orford, Australia is located at the east coast of Tasmania, 80 km (49.7 miles) away from the north of Hobart. The seaside of Orford was in the past a port for the East Coast whaling fleet and a military settlement. Today, Orford is a place where visitors can spend their holidays enjoying the sunny climate, beach, and many other tourist attractions. Although the town is small, visitors will be surprised that it has two supermarkets, several cafes, hotels, and lots of restaurants. Whether it be fishing at Prosser Bay, tasting wine at Darlington Vineyard or chilling at Raspins Beach, Orford will surely keep visitors occupied with fun and travel-worthy activities. If you are planning to visit Orford, unless you have relatives there, you will need a place to stay on. Here are some of the best Stayz accommodations you will find at Orford, Australia.
Nice and cozy, the Spring Beach Cottage is only 100 meters (328 feet) away from Spring Beach. With large decks on the eastern and northern sides, guests will have a great time, grilling, drinking, and having some quality time with friends or family. The cottage can accommodate up to six people, with its two bedrooms, a queen-sized bed on the main room, and two bunk beds and a cot on the other room. The owners have provided a nice fireplace, a TV, a washer and dryer, heater, essential kitchen appliances, as well as linens and towels. Guests will also be able to take advantage of the tennis court with all the equipment provided. From the house, supermarkets, the post office, restaurants, and cafes can be reached in only five minutes’ drive time.
Top guest reviewsfully equipped kitchenthe cottage was everything we could have hoped fori called my hubby who was coming later and he brought with him a column heater which was great for the bedroom as the fire was the only heat sourcejust lovely! and very generous of the owners to donate all proceeds to charitywill definitely stay again but will take our column heater and fire lighters if going again in winterit had everything we needed and the fire was most appreciated in wintera lovely clean cabin which had all we neededspring beach cottage was perfectly clean and had everything we needed for a great 2 night stay
Host:we also really appreciated the flexibility with check in and check out timeswe thought the flue might need a clean, but the owner responded very quickly and said the wood was a new batch and may not be dried out enough so told us where to get more wood from a different sourceonly issue we had was the fire kept going out and we had a very cold first nightthe philanthropy of the owner was an added bonusthe next day we got the new firewood it was so much better and toasty warmRead more reviewsshort walk to beautiful private white sand beachclose to beach, very quietwe loved the amazing position of this property, so close to the beach and with lovely water viewsthe beautiful beach really is just across the road, the crash of the surf and the calls of the local birdlife were the only soundswe were lucky enough to catch a picture of the aurora from the beach just across the road on our first nights stay and the milky way was stunning
A luxury beach house located near the Prosser River, this place is a solid option for people looking for some luxury stays near the beach and river. The house can accommodate up to six people, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, and kitchen. This well-equipped house has everything you may need on your stay. A few of the amenities are a cable TV with a DVD player, internet, books, toys, and even a ping pong table. The kitchen has all the appliances and utensils you may need on your stay. Cozy, fully furnished, and beautiful, the house will surely make your stay memorable.
Top guest reviewsthe rumpus room with table tennis is also very spaciousvery accessible to beach and other amenitiestable tennis, games, books, tv, kayaks, hammock, trampoline,immaculate and super cleandue to the cool temperature, we couldn't really enjoy the games room (as it wasn't heated) and we couldn't get the panel heater to work in the lounge room (although there was a wood heater in the r...please ask cleaner to clean properlythe bathrooms and bedrooms are modern and gorgeousthe shack was very clean, the main bed was so very very comfortablethe property was very nicely appointed and fantastic for our dogit was imaculate, lovely and warm and very well supplied
Host:every detail of the home is well thought outgreat to have our dog enjoy the holiday with usjohn was wonderfulplanning our next stayperfect holiday at orford, house was people and dog friendlyvery thoughtfulRead more reviewsmultiple beaches in the area are beautifulnice house, peaceful location, easy walking distance to the beach, supermarket and cafesvery close to the beach toothe street is very quiet being a cul-de-sac and is close to the local shops and beachcleaner needs to lift their game as this detracts from the overall experience
With a newly renovated kitchen and living room, this Orford escape house is as good as new. This place can house up to eight people with its three bedrooms, one bathroom, living room, kitchen, and separate dining area. All essential appliances and utensils have been made available to guests. This place has a neat game room where people can play ping pong. The living room also has a TV, a DVD player, books, and a stereo. The place is near Maria Island, Spring Beach, a golf course, cafes, the IGA supermarket post office, and is only a 90-minute drive to the popular Wine Glass Bay.
Top guest reviewsbeds are comfortable, linen nicekitchen has heaps of pots/pans/utensilsnew kitchen & bathroom!comfy couches, clean, all you need is included, great undercover wood fire bbq area for cold eveningswe love orford and this is the second time we have stayed at orford escape, it has everything that you need and is very homely and comfortablehowever it was clean and functional and fully serviced
Host:bain familygreat weather, great bbq areamet a few old faces, weather good, wanted for nothingthank you for us to holiday with our dog, in your wonderful homehad a great holiday although not long enoughRead more reviewsclose to shops and easy acces to beaches and walksclose to shops and the bike park just up the roadwalking distance to beach, river and shopsvery relaxing place with a great bbq area and fenced in yard for the little onesbeautifully maintained and renovated beach house
A hilltop retreat five minutes’ away from the suburban area of Orford, Annie’s cottage is a perfect fit for couples looking for a place with breathtaking scenery. Towering over the waters of Maria Island, guests will be able to get a phenomenal view of the sunset as well as experience the calming breeze coming from the shore. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed provided with linens and air-conditioned. The cottage also features a nice fireplace facing the couch, for the guest to enjoy at nights. A few of the appliances provided are a TV, a washer and dryer, and air conditioning. Within five minutes’ of driving, couples will be able to visit the remains of the historic Convict Trail, cafes, bush walks, and beaches.
Top guest reviewsnormal use of water was finethe serenity and the cosy cottagethe view is simply spectacularour bed was comfortable and we slept wellfantastic cottage! very comfortable with everything you need for a relaxing breakit was very clean and well stocked with everything we neededremote, peaceful, relaxing, comfortable, wonderful view, neat and cleanthe cottage had everything we needed and was presented beautifullyit was centrally locates so close to triaubunna for the best cray rolls from the fish van and the ferry over to maria island was fun
Host:was immaculately presented with all we needed and most welcominglived up to all our expectationsan open fire was so lovely while sitting watching the television or the dvd's that were suppliedlove the place and will definitley visit again and againannies cottage gets 5 stars from a usRead more reviewsat annies cottage in its "hideaway"it is not far from orford but is isolated on a big rural property itselfwooded hilltop location with splendid viewsgreat location to stay when exploring maria islandthe location of the clean well provided stone cottage is on a rural property facing an eastern panaorama including maria island
Maria Island Vista at Spring Beach is an awesome house for people looking to relax and have a great view at the beach. Accommodating up to eight people with its three bedrooms, guest will appreciate the spacious rooms with a king-sized bed on the first room, a queen-sized bed on the second, and a queen and two single beds on the third room. The best feature of the house would be the huge decks on both sides of the house. The decks have outstanding views of the beach and the surroundings. Furthermore, the living room and kitchen are open plan rooms and furnished with all the kitchen appliances and utensils you may need. There is also a TV set, a video console with games, and books. Surprisingly, the owners have even left a canoe for you to use during your stay.
Top guest reviewsthe highlight was the view, to have an uninterrupted water view from the main bedroom, kitchen, living/dining area and deck was fantasticit was lovely to wake up to the sound of the waves each morningdebbie was great to deal with, even when it was me who 'mucked-up'from the moment we entered the property we felt a sense of calm, the design is perfect for easy living, we loved the spectacular views of the beach while having breakfast on the deck, an extra bonu...had a wonderful 4 night stayfantastic property, very clean and beautifully appointednice location with ocean views and soundshi deb, we are regular visitors to tassie and are constantly amazed by it's beauty and tranquility
Host:nice towns close byfrom stunning views, through high quality house design & fittings, to the gracious support from the hosts, debbie & michael, i cannot fault our experiencecheers, kev, cath and the crewwe had a lovely long weekend at maria island vista, spring beachthe house is well-named, as 'maria island is your vista' & the hosts leave plentiful information so guests can travel to the actual pristine island and surrounding scenic & wine locationsRead more reviewsjust loved hearing the waves crashing onto the beachthe location was peaceful and private, just a really short stroll to enjoy the beach and a longer but scenic walk into orford towngreat locationfacilties are really well donethe property is close to the beach and our kids loved it
Only a couple of meters away from the Prosser River, the Orford Beach House is a lovely house meant for those who love to partake in water activities or just like the beautiful view of the river. It can accommodate up to five people with its three bedrooms with a queen-sized bed, double bed, and single bed with linens and towels provided. The house has a kitchen equipped will your basic kitchen appliances and utensils, as well as a living room with TV, DVD player, and books. Outside the owners have also left a kayak and bicycles for the guests to enjoy.
Top guest reviewsthe view each morning sitting on the porch was so calmingthe two front bedrooms are very comfortable and clean, and the kitchen has an eclectic but useful assortment of thingswe stayed for 3 nightonly stayed one night but had a good timeits not the ritz but i wasn't expecting it to be anything more than it wasthe property was well presented, neat and tidy, with lots of space
Host:lovely settingthe owner was helpfulvery homelyrelaxing and quaintwell set out and great viewsRead more reviewsbeautiful locationgreat location, beautiful outlook and access to beacha great little cottage by the seagreat locationlovely location
Only five minutes’ away from the beautiful Spring Beach, Nosh Holiday has an eco-friendly house for people looking to stay in luxury. This place can accommodate up to 16 people in its spacious four bedrooms. The elegant open-plan style of the house makes for a modern, breezy environment that guests will surely appreciate. The kitchen has all your essential needs for preparing food and a dining area to serve it. While the living room has a TV, a DVD player with a video library, a PS4 game console with games, stereo, and a ping pong table is available for guests to be entertained.
Top guest reviewsnice open plan kitchen with everything you need and generous amount of cutlery and crockerywe loved the large kitchen & dining tablebeds were comfy and nice and quiet and relaxingi would reccommend nosh for your break especially if you like places with tasteful decorplenty to do, plenty of spacehad everything we needed and was very clean and tidythe bathrooms are quite stunningthe house was lovely & warm & beds were very comfortablebeautiful huge bathrooms and bedrooms were very comfortable with nice linenclean, warm and lots of space for our group, the property and communication was wonderful
Host:adam and jayne most helpful and hospitableadam is friendly and prompt to deal with arrangementshouse very tidygreat family area with huge table for meals and gamesamazing house that accommodated all our familyRead more reviewsbeautiful property, small walk to a lovely beacheasy walk to the beach before brekkya short 5 minute walk to the beach and has native garden viewsif you get the chance its worth a visitthe native gardens were lovely and the short walk to the beach great
The Orford Retreat is an awesome place for families looking for a cozy residence near coasts and beaches. The house comes with two Foxtel boxes, TV, Netflix, and internet connection. It can accommodate up to 10 people with its five bedrooms, with one bedroom on its own deck. The living room and the kitchen is open plan, making the place a bit roomier. The rental also provides bicycles, kayaks, trolleys, and even a hydrotherapy spa room good for seven people. Nearby attractions are a golf course, the Convict Trail, and the Prosser River.
Top guest reviewsthe accommodation was warm and inviting with comfortable surroundingsmy only wish was that the shower was a bit hotter and more powerfulgreat place to stay, everything as advertisedpity father was sick and enjoy the breakthe hot tub is definitely the diamond in a very sparkly crown which is the property, and we're definitely looking forward to booking again, hopefully some time in summerhouse was very cleanwell appointed property with spacious rooms and facilities
Host:lovely holiday home, the spa is a major standout and is well maintainedthe spa was a big hit!had everything we could have wished for in terms of being both kid and dog friendlyour family had a lovely three-night stay during winterwe were grateful to have such great accommodation where our dog was also welcome (he had an amazing time too!) max, the caretaker, was there if needed and very friendlyRead more reviewsclose to great walking tracks to shelley beach and spring bay beachgreat locationwe loved the proximity to spring and shelly beachesa well equipped house, perfect for accessing the best of tassie's east coastjust one negative needs some updates in areas
Great place, great accommodations
Orford, Australia is a great place with a great history. Lots of travelers have made it a go-to destination for the holidays. The properties listed in this article are some of the many places that have generated awesome reviews from past visitors. If you are planning to come to Orford, then staying in any of these houses will surely provide you with great experiences.
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