Guest Book

Our guests really do love staying with us. Read extracts from our guests books below.

Extracts from our guest books

The Loft


We have spent a lovely week here in the Tasmanian wilderness. We’re still sad about leaving. We made trips to several national parks and saw breathtaking views and sandy beaches. We enjoyed dinner on the sunny deck of The Loft surrounded by the beautiful hills. We couldn’t have wished for more. The Loft is beautifully furnished and the shower and bath are pure luxury. Many thanks, Garry & Anna

Aino, Akseli, Sauli and Haataja

Turku, Finland.


Absolutely breathtaking setting in the beautiful rolling hills, stunning garden with birds chirping and flowers exploding with colour. The Loft was equally fantastic, comfort and luxury with exquisite style. Thank you. A most relaxing and romantic stay!


We have come to Tasmania many times and now we have discovered the beautiful Loft.

We will return.

Jennifer & Alan



Very warm and cosy. The lovely calm atmosphere we loved it. Great hosts.

Kerry Brisbane

Heritage Suite


Very comfortable and relaxing accommodation. Love the setting. Would certainly recommend it as an excellent place to stay in the Huon Valley.

Christine & Ted Perth WA


Crabtree House is a peaceful escape.

Loved the sound of silence. Many thanks.

Barry & Coleen

Stanwell Park NSW


Thank you for taking us in on such short notice! This was the perfect place to escape the windy weather and relax. We loved the fire especially. Beautiful house and area, we have very much enjoyed our stay. Thank you, Garry & Anna.

Aleshia & Nathan

Scone NSW


Amazing view & very relaxing environment. For the two nights we stayed in the Heritage Suite we actually ate dinner in front of the fire. So warm and cosy. The bed was very very plush and comfy. We will definitely return.

Thank you, Garry & Anna.

Nora & Yubai


I’m leaving relaxed and delighted that I’ve found of those wonderful hideaways that you’re very happy to return to. Oh, those fabulous old floorboards.

Steve E Doncaster Vic


Totally fell in love with this place! Beautiful, comfortable and relaxing. Thoroughly enjoyed our two nights in the Heritage Suite.

Michele and Darren Eyre Peninsula SA


Thank you. A beautiful place to stay in gorgeous surroundings.  Loved The open fire. Very relaxing.

Steven & Debbie



Beautiful location! Perfect for exploring Hobart and the Huon Valley. Cosy and comfortable as well as spacious. We enjoyed or stay ery much.

Brenda & George Perth


Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay. Everything we needed and more.

Liz & Chris Melbourne



Spent a very relaxing and comfortable week. Beautiful spot thank you Garry & Anna.

Diane and Peter South Australia


We enjoyed a wonderful relaxing stay. Ideal location with the added bonus of meeting Norman the platypus.

Robyn and David Warrnanbbul Vic


We had a lovely restful time and the cottage was lovely.
Will recommend them
Val & Noel Burnie

Perfect from start to reluctant finish! No Norman but the ducks did their best to make up for it. Gorgeous cottage in
a superb setting. We had everything we needed – CD
selection, DVD selection was great and unexpected addition. Thanks for the care and attention you have put into making this place welcoming, comfortable and serene.
Linde and Mandy
Adelaide SA

We had a beautiful stay at Crabtree River Cottages. No sign of Norman but lovely surprises along the way anyway! Including a marriage proposal.
Thanks for everything x x
Andy & Caroline Sydney

Very peaceful, very relaxing, our every need met to
perfection. Love the Ducks
Maureen & Bill NSW
11-12 .8.08

Our fourth visit and once again thank you for your
hospitality. The setting as always peaceful, the sound of
the river relaxing. The cottage with fire lit, lovely and
warm and breakfast yummy. The ducks are an added
pleasure displaying themselves and quacking. I think they
must be well fed with bread as they were waiting outside.
Congratulations on a job well done.
Sue & Greg Owners of
Tubby and Padman Self
accommodation Swansea

Very cosy, relaxing. The scenery was fantastic. We
enjoyed it here very much.

Great way to wind down with hubby after hectic weekly
lifestyle. Very relaxing. Amen to that Congrats.
We will be back and also letting other people know about
it. Thank you wish it was longer, don’t want to go home.
Lisa & Chris

What a beautiful place to stay. I’ll be back. Jane Launceston

Lovely place for a honeymoon. Just count the ducks after
we leave they sit anywhere.
Bree & Mat


Lovely trip down memory lane Barbara Dicken
18th-19th 7.09

Absolutely beautiful, Highly recommend first
class accommodation.
Sorry we didn’t come across sooner. Would
dearly have liked to stay longer and take full
advantage of The Loft. Thank you for a great
Allan Debbie and Laura
Dunster Brighton Tasmania
September 09

Cosy, classy and clean. We’re glad to have
stayed five nights
Fitzhardies SA
September 09

Away Away the stream and the birds, so
relaxing. Lovely décor and the hot bath is heaven
Rober & Luke Dunshaw

I wish I had more time here. This is the most
beautiful of places, very peaceful. Thanks
Joy and Keith Wilson

Charming! A bright corner in a lovely state. Bill and Helen Robertson
Perth WA

Great place, blackberries were nice with icecream
from the local store. Garry is a terrific host,
lovely spot. Highly recommend to all our friends.
Mel, Judy and Jennifer Bartlett
Portland VIC

Terrific honeymoon destination, thanks for the
little extras.
Owen and Caroline Dobson
Launceston TAS

Just loved it! Thank you so much even got a
glimpse of Norman.
Jeanine and Chris Jay
Blackmans Bay TAS

What a lovely little cottage is Eliza. Had a
wonderful stay and enjoyed your hospitality.
Dannie & Tracey
Brisbane QLD
31/1/07 – 7/2/07

What a beautiful place. Next time I visit I hope it
will be with a female instead of for work.
Christian Thomas

My mother said heavens above. She was so
wrong, heaven is right here, we have enjoyed our
stay, we will be back.
Elma & Malcolm Teale

Enjoyed our overnight stay here very much, all
the little extras add a beautiful touch.
Helene & John O’Dea
Perth WA

We have just found the best spot in the south.
Thanks Garry, we will be back.
Terry & Jan Connell
Cressy TAS

Just wonderful, thank you it has been a lovely
stay, we will be back again. Thanks.
Benjamin and Samantha


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