All Accommodation

Let your hair down and surrender to your dreams. A soft pillow, a warm bed and lovely host await you. In Stanley you will find accommodation options for every occasion and every budget. From a romantic getaway to a country style pub stay and everything in between Stanley will meet your needs. Bookings can be made online or by phoning (03) 6413 5333. The Smithton Visitor Information Centre is available to make your booking for you.

A classic historic pub stay

The Stanley Hotel has a rich and intriguing history. Aside from being the place to go for a generous pub meal and a well-deserved drink, you can easily hang your hat here for a longer stay. Situated on the second floor, all rooms come with a view – either over the township, along the beach, or over rolling green farmland. You might like to book a balcony room when visiting in summer or a cosy snug if a winter stay is more your style. Budget options with shared facilities are available for those with a keen eye on their pennies. 

A rugged coastal escape

A true beach escape. These two self-contained cottages sit right by the sea at the edge of the Tarkine wilderness. Enjoy expansive ocean views and easy beach access. Simply but tastefully furnished. Perfect for a surf getaway – check the swell from the deck. 

Beautifully detailed

Little bird is a luxury apartment occupying the front half of a lovely Federation house in the heart of Smithton CBD.

Perfect for couples, singles and Business travellers.

Lovely views from expansive private verandah across town and Duck Bay.

A rustic welcome

This unique property not only boasts direct access to Stanley West inlet beaches but also has its own landscaped inland salt water lake. Rustic timber and stone cabins will welcome you after a long day of exploring the regions surrounds. Nestled on the outskirts of Stanley, you’ll enjoy abundant wildlife, sunset views and even native fish feeding.

Two unique cottages

Take your pick of these delightful two bedroom self-contained cottage. Those with salt in their veins will be drawn to @ The Beach Stanley - the pick for those wanting to fall asleep to the sound of the surf crashing on Godfrey’s Beach. However if you’d prefer to be in the heart of the township, Not Quite At The Beach will be more your style. Either way, a beautifully maintained cottage awaits. 

An 1800s cottage awaits

Step inside this beautifully restored 1800s cottage and feel yourself begin to unwind. Perfectly located in the centre of Stanley, Gardenia House is an easy stroll walk to the towns restaurants and shops. 

With ocean views to the front and the iconic ‘Nut’ right in its backyard, there is no better location to base yourself. Gardenia House comfortably sleeps up to seven guests. It can be booked as two separate luxury suites or one entire cottage – ideal for couples travelling together or for a family. 

Fresh. Quiet. Welcome.

A hillside perch provide most guest rooms with sweeping views of The Nut, Stanley and the waters of Bass Strait. There’s an accommodation option to suit all budgets and tastes – from seaview rooms, family suites and self-contained apartments. Two playgrounds and barbeque areas make this a great choice for young families. 

In the heat of Arthur River

These comfortable villas are well located in the hamlet of Arthur River. Fully equipped and sleeping up to six guests, they make a great family or group escape. Close to the tavern and all local amenities. The view is simply spectacular. 

Quiet and cosy

Rest your head in the post office! Choose from the ground level ‘Ye Olde Telephone Exchange, a comfortable apartment just for two, or ‘Ye Olde Customs House’ on the upper level. This two bedroom beautifully styled apartment sleeps up to five people across two bedrooms. Historic walls - all modern conveniences. 

Good things come in small packages

A small, free campsite in a great location! Green Point Beach at Marrawah is renowned for its surfing, so get in early to nab a spot during the warmer months. There is a cold shower and water, but the local still recommend boiling anything you intend to drink. The weather can turn quickly here, so make sure you’re prepared.

Unpowered sites, toilets, cold showers, picnic tables, free electric BBQ’s, boil drinking water for 3 minutes before consuming. Take own rubbish away. Dump point at the end of Airy Drive, Arthur River. (Free)

A coastal home written in stone

A beautifully constructed 4 bedroom stone house with all the mod cons, set on 24 acres of natural wilderness bushland, yet just a stone’s throw from some of the most impressive coastal viewing this region has to offer. This property is a home away from home, a private escape, a place to unwind and relax and feel at home with nature. Located in spectacular Marrawah.

Steeped in history

Steeped in history, Poet’s Cottage Stanley is an iconic Tasmanian heritage listed home built in 1849, by the architect, John Lee Archer. Beautifully restored and boasting 4 delightful suites, each with its own fireplace, this house has all the hallmarks of its graceful Georgian past, styled in period furniture, and modern amenities. You will have gorgeous views of Tatlow’s beach, the wharf, and the Nut herself.

Historic gem. Modern twist.

Historic gem. Modern twist. A beautifully renovated former Bank & grand house on Stanley’s coveted main street. Offering four large bedrooms, 2 with ensuites, and a fully equipped kitchen and dining room, Ant on Monateric makes a perfect base for a large family or couples travelling together. Tasteful spacious design with a magnificent skylight.
Throw in a Balinese Style Garden, log fire, deck, Spa, Sauna and BBQ and you may never leave. Can host up to 7 people. 

Something for everyone

Stanley Holiday Houses are a collection of local properties that range in size from studio apartments through to spacious four bedroom homes. Whatever your choice, all pride themselves on offering comfort and convenience. Whether you’re travelling alone, as a couple, family or larger group – there’s bound to be something to suit.

Coastal heritage comfort

Just a stone’s throw from spectacular Godfrey’s Beach, Hanlon Guest House is renowned for the warmest of welcomes. This beautiful heritage home offers five comfortable suites that will have you relaxing in style. The wrap-around balcony is just the spot to enjoy a coffee and take in the picturesque surrounds, whilst sharing a nightcap in the guest lounge is the perfect end to a long day of exploration.

Only penguins between you and the ocean!

This contemporary waterfront complex is a combination of stylish self-catering apartments and comfortable spacious suites. An unbeatable position overlooking glorious Sawyer Bay offers an unsurpassed viewpoint from which to view Stanley’s smallest residents. Little Penguins wander through the property each evening to settle in their burrows under The Nut. You’ll be well rewarded if you’re quiet and leave any bright lights back in your room. 

A destination

Set on a spectacular 200 acres of north facing coastline, Rocky Cape Retreat offers two contemporary units designed to soak up the seclusion. Equipped with everything you’ll need and with striking attention to detail, you’ll be hard pressed to drag yourself away. There are over four kilometres of beaches on your doorstep and your closet neighbour is the breathtaking Rocky Cape National Park. Getaways don’t get much better. 

Unsurpassed Tasmanian storytelling

An award-winning storytelling inn nestled at the base of The Nut. The Ship Inn Stanley lures travellers keen to lose themselves in the intrigue of the towns seafaring past, whilst immersed in luxurious surrounds. It’s hard not to swoon over the boutique styling and attention to detail. A painstaking renovation of this 1849 beauty has delivered nine individual suites, each with their own compelling historic tale. 

A 1950s gem

A spacious waterfront beach house perfect for making those special family holiday memories. This north facing, sun filled delight sleeps 10 guests across three bedrooms. An expansive deck provides the ideal viewpoint from which to enjoy the stunning vista across Sawyer Bay towards the historic port of Stanley. The kids can tumble across the grassy yard to explore the shoreline below. Fully equipped for a long, relaxing stay – complete with woodfires both inside and out. 

A place of hidden wonders

A perfect gateway to all the attractions of the North West coast. Everything is on offer here in this beautiful rural location. A hotel complex with renowned restaurant, gaming room, bottle shop, pool, gym, tennis courts and accommodation ranging from luxury self-contained apartments to modern studio rooms.

Quiet riverside getaway

A spacious and quiet campground located on the banks of the Duck River in Smithton.

Open all year round - except for October when maintenance is conducted. A secluded bush feel with the convenience of power, water and all basic facilities. Cabins also available onsite. 

Friendly parking for self-contained campers

A great place to rest your van on the outskirts of Smithton. Tall Timbers welcomes RVs on site. Enjoy the best of their extensive facilities – restaurant, bottle shop and modern recreational amenities – from the comfort of your own wheels.

Unpowered sites, no water. Must be fully self-sufficient RV or Caravan. Nearest dump point at West Esplanade in Smithton. (Free)

Smithton hideaway

A beautifully restored Californian bungalow in the town of Smithton. Think cosy wood fire, two person spa, sheltered verandah, private backyard and three bedrooms (two with ensuites). Fully self-contained with spacious kitchen and laundry facilities. One for the family. 

Fees are payable at self registration station. Managed by Parks & Wildlife: 03 6458 1480

Unpowered sites, pit toilets, no showers, boil drinking water for 3 minutes before consuming. Dogs on leads. Take own rubbish away. Boat Ramp. Campfires permitted (check local fire restrictions). Nearest dump point at Marine Esplanade, Stanley. Self-registration station onsite $13 for 2 Adults, $5 for each extra person per night.

Waterfront comfort

Recently refurbished, this glorious beach house offers all the modern conveniences whilst showing off the wild Arthur River landscape. Families or groups are no problems as the property can sleep up to 10 guests across three bedrooms and a sofa bed. The sheltered north facing outdoor entertaining area, complete with potbelly fireplace, sound system and barbeque, is always a winner. A relaxing spa bath after a full days exploration is always bliss!

Our recently built 1 bedroom cottage sits on our 35 acre family farm overlooking the stunning Preminghana (Mount Cameron West) & Anne Bay in beautiful Marrawah Tasmania. The beach is only a 5 minute walk down the road.

Access from Smithton via the Bass Highway to Marrawah and then on to Arthur River. There are a number of basic camping areas dotted throughout the 100,000 hectares of this beautiful conservation area. Between Arthur River and Corinna you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of outdoor pleasures – boating, fishing, kayaking, surfing and boat cruises.

Access friendly toilets, cold showers, BBQ’s, and campfires permitted (Check local fire restrictions). Boat ramp. Dogs on Leads. Dump point at the end of Airey Drive, Arthur River. Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife fees apply.

At the edge of the Tarkine

Superbly located on the northern tip of the Tarkine rainforest, this free camping site readily accommodates vans and motor homes, but is not suited to tent camping. A night or two here makes exploration of nearby Lake Chisolm easy – get lost within a wonderland of old growth myrtle forest and discover a magnificent flooded sinkhole. Note, this site is closed in winter. 

Unpowered sites, no water, no toilets. Dump point at the end of Airy Drive, Arthur River. (No Bookings Taken) (Free)

Contemporary beachfront retreat

This waterfront property is home to four stylish beach houses overlooking their own private beach. Situated on a beautiful cattle farm on the outskirts of Stanley, seclusion abounds. Think glorious ocean views, private barbeques and direct beach access. The perfect retreat for discerning couples.

Stanley’s luxury getaway

Known to exceed expectations, Horizon Deluxe Apartments have been designed to impress. From their hillside perch, the apartments make the most of the spectacular views via floor to ceiling windows and beautiful decks. Well-equipped and immaculately presented, you’ll be hard pressed to drag yourself out of the spa bath to go exploring.

A multi-award winning family run B&B

Guests rave about the breakfast and location - it’s hard to top this restored beauty sitting snugly between the ocean and The Nut. A true family guest house equally popular with couples and solo travellers. Somewhere beautifully different to host a special family gathering or small wedding. 

Tents. Cabins. Spa tree houses.

A beautiful park centrally located between Stanley and Rocky Cape. Offering a choice of luxury treehouse spa accommodation and family cabins, Crayfish Creek also welcomes vans and tents. A range of naturally secluded sites are dotted along the peaceful banks of the creek from which the park takes its name.

Blue Wren Haven is a fully self-contained tranquil unique lodge constructed of stone and log just a short drive to Stanley or Smithton on the doorstep to the Tarkine Wilderness area.

Book one room or book 3, as Platypus Retreat can accommodate up to 6 people in 3 rooms all with private ensuites and disabled friendly facilities.

Nestled by the coast

Two attractive but basic campgrounds are on offer here, both managed by the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service. Whilst close to the Bass Highway, their location on a beautifully wide beach makes them a great place to pause for a night or two. Tent sites are nestled snugly in the coastal vegetation, whilst more open areas can accommodate caravans. Toilets are available but bring your own water. 

Unpowered sites, pit toilets, no showers, boil drinking water fir 3 minutes before consuming, dogs on leads, take own rubbish away. Boat Ramp.  Dump point at Marine Esplanade, Stanley. Self-registration station onsite $13 for 2 Adults, $5 for each extra person per night.

Secluded and self-contained

Arguably one of the best positioned cottages in the state. The only cottage on a glorious 5 acres of Tasmanian bush, you’ll find yourself just 150m from the water’s edge. A huge outdoor living area offers commanding views of Duck Bay, Bass Strait, Perkins, Robbins and Three Hummock Islands. Fully self-contained, sit back and enjoy the facilities – the cast iron bath, wood fires and large spa are just the ticket. A hidden gem!

Welcoming vans and RVS

This grassy, flat expanse with perfect views of The Nut is the ideal place to pull up for a few nights in Stanley. The ground can accommodate approximately 50 fully self-contained vans or RVs. Visitors will enjoy frontage onto Tatlows Beach and the walkway that leads directly into the town centre.

Unpowered sites, drinking water available, no toilets. Must be a fully self-sufficient RV or Caravan. Dump point onsite. (No Bookings Taken) $10 per night $50 per week.

BIG4 Stanley Holiday Park is in the ideal waterfront position for a perfect holiday for couples or families, offering a variety of accommodation or bring your own caravan or tent for a budget holiday on one of our powered sites.

Country charm

Choose from two well-appointed cottages in a large country garden. Options for a cosy stay for two through to a family retreat for up to six guests. An afternoon taking in the beautifully perfumed surrounds is hard to beat. 

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