Just 3 minutes’ walk from Godfreys Beach, Touchwood Cottages offer self-contained accommodations with amazing ocean or mountain views. The property features free parking and a café overlooking Sawyer Bay. Touchwood Cottages Stanley are 5 minutes’ walk from The Nut Chairlift, and 10 minutes’ walk from Stanley Golf Club. Tatlows Beach is a 3-minute drive, and Launceston Airport is a 2.5-hour drive away. All cottages have a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, a stove and a refrigerator. Each cottage has a seating area with a TV and a DVD player. The café specializes in local seafood, homemade cakes and scones. Guests receive breakfast supplies for the first morning, including eggs, cereal, fresh fruit, local jam, juice and milk. You can explore the craft gallery and gift shop, which offers a wide range of Tasmanian timber products and local pottery. The property also offers a coin-operated guest laundry.

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

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
Low score for Stanley
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Rose
    Singapore Singapore
    Location & proximity to all the main sights, comfort in the cottage during our stay. Heating in bedroom and bathroom was great, especially during the nights when temperatures dropped to 6oC and under.
  • Heather
    Australia Australia
    The heritage aspect of the cottage - beautifully decorated and very cosy.
  • Christine
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Very clean and well appointed. Good quiet location

Host Info

Company review score: 9.3Based on 455 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

3 Cottages - consist of 1 x 2 Bedroom cottage built in 1840 which has retained its elegant old world charm along with modern upgrades including bathroom facilities. 1 x 2 bedroom Split Level Cottage with bay views featuring Queen Bedroom & twin single room. Fully self-contained. 1 x Queen Studio Cottage with recliner lounge chairs in TV area and Kitchen also with views across the bay.

Neighborhood info

Stanley is a seaside village currently listed in the top 10 Sea Change locations in Australia, with plenty to see and do during your stay. Including; "The Nut Climb" (or via chair lift), walking track with numerous lookouts at the top of the Nut, visits to the Seaquarium, Guided Seal Tour, Highfield House, Convict ruins, Fairy Penguin Rookery and fabulous beaches all at Stanley.

Language Spoken


Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Touchwood Cafe/Restaurant
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Touchwood Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Private check-in/out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Electric blankets
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

House rules

Touchwood Cottages takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM



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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Touchwood Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that Touchwood Cottages does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Please note that the cafes opening hours are as follows:

Tuesdays-Sundays: 08:30-16:00 (Closed: Mondays)

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

This property indicated that it doesn't require a short-term rental license or registration

FAQs about Touchwood Cottages

  • Touchwood Cottages has 1 restaurant:

    • Touchwood Cafe/Restaurant

  • Room options at Touchwood Cottages include:

    • Vacation Home
    • Twin
    • Double

  • Touchwood Cottages is 1,300 feet from the center of Stanley. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Touchwood Cottages. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Touchwood Cottages offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach

  • The prices at Touchwood Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Touchwood Cottages is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.