Set on 1 acre of award-winning cottage gardens, Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment offers free WiFi and views of the Huon River. Guests enjoy a free continental breakfast, a BBQ area and a lounge area with a log fire and DVD library.

Accommodations options include bed and breakfast rooms and self-contained apartments. All accommodations has tea/coffee making facilities, a DVD player and a flat-screen TV. Each has an private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer.

Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast in the dining room or on the front balcony which offers views of the garden and Huon River. Breakfast includes home-made breads, fresh fruit and pastries.

Donalea B&B and Riverview Apartment is 0.6 mi from the Enchanted Woods and 5 mi from the Tahune Airwalk. It is just 15 minutes' from Huonville and 10 minutes' from Geeveston. It is a 40-minute drive from Hobart.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Continental, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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Max adults: 3
Twin Room with River View
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Max adults: 5
Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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  • Just wondering what the kitchen facilities in the apartment are ? Thanks Helen

    Hi Helen, The kitchen facilities include a double stove top appliance for pots, electric frypan, toast and grill and breville oven for also cooking. The apartment also has a washing machine in the kitchenette and microwave. Hope this helps. Cheers Leanne.


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    Answered on January 30, 2020
  • Hi, we have two couples who wish to book 2 separate rooms / suites.

    You are most welcome to book 2 rooms in the B&B. The Spa Suite & Waterview room are both in the bed and breakfast and have their own ensuites. If booking both rooms, you will have the B&B to yourselves, as we only hace 2 rooms in that part of the accommodation. Cheers Don


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    Answered on January 2, 2020
  • Hi, I was wondering if you permitted smoking outside in the yard? Thank you so much.

    Yes, we do permit smoking outside on the property. We also provide ashtrays. Cheers Don


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    Answered on December 22, 2020
  • Is there a fireplace in the 2 bedroom apartment? Many thanks

    Thanks for your enquiry. The 2 bedroom Apartment has a reverse cycle heat pump, but no fire place. In our 2 room bed and breakfast, there is a wood fire in the guest lounge. Hope this helps


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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Apartment • Answered on April 11, 2021
  • How does breakfast work if you book the apartment ? Thanks Helen from sweltering Melbourne

    Hi Helen, Thanks for your enquiry. If booking the Riverview Apartment, we provide breakfast provisions, which you can have in your own time. Alternately, if staying in the B&B, we serve breakfast each morning. Cheers from a very hot Tasmania....Leanne.


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    Answered on January 31, 2020
  • We need 2 single beds for next week 1-4 December

    Thanks for your enquiry. Our Waterview ensuite room has a queen bed and a single bed and is available for the requested dates. Hope this helps.


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    Answered on November 23, 2020
  • Hi there Yr accommodation looks lovely. Cd you please explain the layout of yr 2 b/r apartment? Does it include a lounge area, and if so, a 2 or 3 seater couch? Thanks so much! Kate and fam

    Hi Kate, The 2 Bedroom Apartment has 2 bedrooms, with a queen bed in one and 2 single beds in the other. You have a kitchenette, large bathroom with bath & walk in shower, with your guest lounge. In the lounge you have 2 two seaters. Hope this helps.


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    Answered on November 7, 2020
  • The twin room with river view rental for 3 people, (1 single bed, 1 large double bed) does it include 2 bedrooms, private bathroom, kitchenette. Thanks

    Thanks for your enquiry. Both the twin room & Spa are the two rooms in the B&B that have ensuite.These rooms have a shared lounge with a shared tea room that has a fridge, microwave & plates & cutlery. Our 2 room Riverview Apartment is self catering


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    Asked about: Twin Room with River View • Answered on May 22, 2021
  • Can I get to your accommodation by public transport and are there any shops walking distance or on a bus to buy food?

    You can get to our accommodation via the bus service, however we are a country town that does not have restaurants or shops. The nearest eating places are 5 minutes by car. We always recommend hiring a car when staying at Donalea. Cheers Don


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    Answered on April 1, 2021
  • do you have laundry facilities

    In our Riverview Apartment, there is a washing machine, & you have a rear yard with your own clothes line. If staying in the B&B (Waterview room or Spa Suite), you can give us your washing and we will do it for no charge as a service. Hope this helps


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    Answered on November 18, 2020

Hosted by Don & Leanne

Host Review Score 10.0
Don & Leanne

Don & Leanne

Don and Leanne welcome you to Donalea Bed and Breakfast and Riverview Apartment which we established in August 2003 and where we continue to enjoy the company of people from all over Australia and the world. Just imagine, lovely English style gardens, abundant bird life with beautiful views of the Huon River and beyond. Located just 40 minutes south of Hobart, we are central to many of the region's attractions and a wonderful base for your Huon Valley Accommodation. Both bed and breakfast and self-contained accommodation options are offered, with two ensuite B&B rooms and a self catering two bedroom apartment. The choice is yours. All accommodation has private entrances and there are no shared areas with the hosts. In the B&B you have your own spacious, guest lounge with logfire, TV/DVD/Video, with a complimentary movie library and a separate dining room. The two bedroom Riverview Apartment is ideal for group bookings and longer stays, with basic cooking facilities, washing machine and private washing line. Garden lovers are also in for a treat, with over an acre of cottage gardens, Wifi is also freely available throughout the property.

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Sass Restaurant - Port Huon
    1.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Old Bank - Geeveston
    3.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Aqua Grill - Franklin
    3.1 miles
  • Restaurant Lady Franklin - Franklin
    4.3 miles
  • Restaurant Huon's Little Treasures
    4.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar D S Coffee House - Huonville
    9.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Hartz Mountains
    9.3 miles
  • Lake Dove Lake
    9.3 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Great Southern Ocean
    12.4 miles
  • Mountain Tahune Airwalk - Southern Tasmanian Forest
    21.7 miles
  • River Huon River - Castle Forbes Bay
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Hobart International Airport
    34.1 miles
How to get to Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment from Hobart International Airport
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Amenities of Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Library
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Adults only
  • Electric blankets
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that infants or children under the age of 10 years cannot be accommodated at the property.

Please note that check-in times at Donalea Bed and Breakfast and Riverview Apartment is strictly from 14:00 - 20:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

Please inform Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment by:

    • Car 1h

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment is 3,100 feet from the center of Castle Forbes Bay.

  • Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Library

  • Check-in at Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • Room options at Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Apartment

  • The prices at Donalea Bed and Breakfast & Riverview Apartment may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.