AUTUMN / WINTER SPECIAL...SOLE USE OF THE B&B WHEN STAYING!! .Bed & Breakfast rooms from $120 a night a double for one room with glorious waterviews. Your choice of either the Spa ensuite room or Waterview ensuite room. Can accommodate up to 5 people, with extra guests just $30 p/n. When booking between now & the end of August, we can guarantee you sole use of the bed and breakfast during the length of your stay, whether you are a couple or group. You have absolute privacy. Breakfast is included each morning. You also have the use of a large guest lounge with woodfire and balcony overlooking the Huon River. There is a fridge, microwave, cutlery and plates for those who wish to eat in.
Welcome to Donalea Bed & Breakfast & Riverview Apartment.
RECENT WINNERS OF THE TOURISM INDUSTRY COUNCILS TASMANIA'S PEOPLE CHOICE AWARD FOR THE OCTOBER TO DECEMBER QUARTER.
A grand old 1920's Californian Bungalow located in the heart of the Huon Valley and just 40 minutes south of Hobart, the B&B is set amongst 2 acres of English style gardens overlooking glorious views of the Huon River and beyond. Privacy and personal service is assured, with only two ensuite guest rooms, separate tea room with microwave, fridge, large guest lounge and private entrance. We have retained features of a bygone era but still offer modern facilities. Retire to one of two beautifully furnished bedrooms, both with Queen sized beds and Ensuites ( one with Spa Bath. ) Electric blankets, hairdryers, TV and videos are all supplied in the large rooms.
Relax in front of the log fire in the guest lounge while enjoying afternoon tea on arrival and peruse our collection of DVD'S and Videos. Tea making facilities are also there for your convenience in a seperate Tea/Reading room.
A generous continental breakfast with home made breads, pikelets and muffins is provided in the dining room or on the balcony overlooking the Huon River. Donalea really is a private country retreat and a perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy all the Huon Valley has to offer.
We look forward to having you stay with us (Don & Leanne) and experience a beautiful part of Tasmania.
NOW OPEN......."RIVER VIEW APARTMENT"
Complete privacy with over 10 squares of living space, private verandah and gardens. Awake to superb views of the Huon River from the Master bedroom. A complimentary breakfast basket is provided for the first morning of your stay, including cereals, bread, fruit juice, tea/coffee etc.
There are 2 bedrooms (accommodates up to 4 adults), with one Queen & one Double bed. Large bathroom with deep bath & separate shower.
The kitchenette has a microwave, bake & grill, large fridge, electric jug and toaster. An outside barbecue and washing machine is provided with own personal washing line.
River view apartment is modern living in a very peaceful country property and a perfect base for exploring the Huon Valley.
Attractions Close To Donalea B&B
ENCHANTED WOODS....Castle Forbes Bay (1 min)
It's as magical as its name. Meet our lady woodturners who work with the most beautiful Tasmanian Timbers, including Huon Pine and Blackwood.
THE WOODEN BOAT CENTRE.....Franklin (5 min)
Learn about the history of boat building and watch craftsman transform raw timbers into superbly crafted timbers before your eyes.
SOUTHERN DESIGN CENTRE....Geeveston (10 min)
Fine furniture handcrafted on site, home furnishings and equisite giftware.
FOREST AND HERITAGE CENTRE....Geeveston (10 min)
A wonderful opportunity to gain a hands on and visual interpretation of forest practices, both past and present.
HUON JET....Huonville (15 min)
Experience the thrill of white water jet boating through the gentle rapids of the Huon River. Pedal Boats, aqua bikes and canoes are also available for hire.
TAHUNE FOREST AIRWALK.....(30 MIN)
Walk amongst the tree tops, up to 37 metres above the forest floor, overlooking the Huon & Picton rivers. Experience the swinging bridges, eagle glide and fascinating walks along the Huon River.
HOME HILL WINERY...(30 MIN)
Come and enjoy a Tasmanian Boutique Vineyard, winery and restaurant. Home Hill produces a Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and a late harvest Sticky Wine.
HARTZ MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARKS......(30 MINS)
Known for its pristine wilderness and remoteness, the mountains are dominated by the 1255 metre Hartz Peak, with superb pamoramic views over the south west wilderness and the Tasman Peninsula.
A city of bustling markets, fun, festivals and entertainment, a flourishing arts scene and of fine restaurants. Savour Tasmania's superb cool - climate wines, famous beers and delicious fresh foods. Of course, the Salamanca market is a must visit every Saturday as is the Chocalate Cadbury Factory and Mount Wellington.
HASTINGS CAVES....(60 MIN)
Relax in the warm waters of a thermal springs pool, walk in the rich forests of the reserve and experience a fascinating tour through enormous dolomite caves formed 40 million years ago.
IDA BAY RAILWAY....Lune River (60 min)
Ride to the end of the line on Australia's most southern railway. The 7km trip takes you through bushland abundant with bird life and wild flowers across button grass plains and along the banks of Ida Bay and Lune River estuary.
Donalea Bed and Breakfast is a perfect base to explore many of Southern Tasmania's beautiful attractions.
As far as bed and breakfasts go. they don't get any better and we have seen many throughout the world. Large, spotless rooms with wonderful garden and river outlooks. Well Done.....Heard Family....Eaton Bray...England.
Thanks for making our first visit to Tasmania so enjoyable. You are perfect people for this industry and no words really come close in descibing our wonderful 5 night stay. Keep it up....k & C...WA.
Said we would be back again. A place like this shows Tassies beauty and friendliness. Off the scale star rating. Congratulations Don and Leanne...Tania Rhode and Sean Cowan.....Launceston Tasmania.
Warm, friendly and delightful hosts. Spotlessly clean with gorgeous Huon River views.....Joanne and Simon...Melb Vic
Absolutely magnificent. This has been one of the highlights of our trip. Please don't change a thing as we hope to be back one day....Chuen and Philip Lo....China.
Thanks for the best 3 nights of our holidays, best breakfasts, great hosts ( now new found friends ), and wonderful beds. We will be back for 2 weeks in July....Denise & Charles...QLD
We had to stay a second night !! Words can't describe our relaxing stay - the food, hospitality, gardens and beautiful river outlook.Thank you both so much. See you one september for our anniversary.....Liz & Alistair....QLD
Had a wonderful time. Just love this place. It's so magic and a very special place for us. Thanks for sharing it with us....Ros & Dean......Devonport, Tas.
- DVD player
- In-house Movies/Videos
- Ironing Facilities
- Linen Supplied
- Open Fireplace
- Spa Bath
- Washing Machine
B&B rooms for $120 a night. Accommodates up to 5 adults. Extra guests are $30 per person p/n When booking between now & the end of August, you will have sole use of the B&B. No other guests will be taken during your stay. Large lounge & logfire, balcony overlooking the Huon River & brekky inclusive
WINTER SPECIAL... Bed & Breakfast rooms from $120 a night, with glorious waterviews.
Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.
Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 5 beds and can sleep a maximum 9 people.
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