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Ellie's Spa Cottage - Stanley

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful romantic Spa Cottage right in the heart of the village.

Ellie's Spa Cottage is a delightful 1 bedroom cottage situated right in the heart of the beautiful historic seaside village of Stanley on Tasmania's North West Coast.

A stand out feature is the large bathroom with a double corner hydrotherapy massage spa. Luxurious towels and bathrobes are provided, as are high quality toiletries, candles etc, making for the ultimate spa experience. Absolute bliss !!

The cottage has a superbly comfortable pillow top queen size bed, fitted with luxury cotton Sheridan sheets, soft blankets, a light warm doona, electric blanket, plus a variety of pillows for our guests comfort.

The kitchenette/dining area features polished Tasmanian blackwood timbers. The carpeted sitting room has quality leather recliner arm chairs, reverse cycle air con., flat screen TV, DVD and CD player. Books, magazines and a selection of DVD's are also supplied for our guests convenience and enjoyment.

The cottage has skylights for added warmth and charm. Beach towels are also provided over the summer months.

There is a private off street car park right beside the accommodation.

There is a large private deck with outdoor furniture and views over the township of Stanley, exclusively for Spa Cottage guests.

* Generous continental breakfast provisions, fresh fruit, port and chocolates are included in the tariff.



FINALIST FOR 2015 Romantic Accommodation Category in Tasmania

Attractions of Stanley

The pristine beaches surrounding Stanley are breathtaking. Stanley was settled in 1826 and has many attractions. The icon of Stanley, the famous "Nut" is a monolith rising 152 metres from the ocean, with the township built at its base. It has a chairlift to the summit, with 360 deg. views from the top - WOW. There are many historic buildings, including Highfield House, and Joe Lyons Cottage, the birth place of our Tasmanian born Prime Minister of Australia.

There are many delightful cafes and restaurants in Stanley all specialising in fresh Tasmanian fare, as well as quaint shops and galleries, a providore and speciality chocolate and ice-cream shops.

The beaches are spectacular, as are the sunrises and sunsets. There are walking tracks so everyone can enjoy Stanley from many vantage points.

Wildlife is in adundance, with a Penguin rookery, seal viewing, the Tarkine rainforests to explore, river cruises and falls.

The Seaquarium at the Stanley Wharf is a must see.

Stanley is a wonderful wedding destination, with many marriages taking place within this unique seaside village.

Stanley has a well stocked supermarket, a post office, a pharmacy and 3 churches.

Cafes, Restaurants and Breakfast Bars

Stanley is renowned for its food, wine and fine dining experiences. There are many lovely quaint cafes, breakfast bars and award winning restaurants in Stanley, including the Stanley Hotel Bistro, host to Masterchef in 2010. Many of the eating houses in Stanley specialise in fresh, local produce and show-case our fresh seafood, grass fed beef and prime lamb.

All are located just 20 - 500 meters from Ellie's Cottages, and the pristine beaches are just a 200 meter walk.

More Details

Property Manager
Ellie Atkins
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Ellie Atkins

My husband and I are locals to Stanley, and own and operate our own accommodation, situated right in the heart of the beautiful village of Stanley.

We are also farmers, owning and operating a Murray Grey beef cattle stud here in the lush seaside village.

Ellie Atkins purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Ellie Atkins chose Stanley

Our accommodation property at 8 Church Street is right in the very heart of the village, however is privately situated with its own private off street car park right beside the accommodation. We have both the Spa Cottage and the Studio Apartment, co-joined, but sound proofed and fire walled, with their own very separate entrances, ensuring privacy for our guests.

What makes this cottage unique

Both the Spa Cottage and Studio Apartment are only 20m - 500m from all the lovely cafes, breakfast bars, restaurants, shops, supermarket and the pristine beaches.

This is one of the oldest buildings in Stanley and is heritage listed, however has been fully renovated, but retains its own unique charm.


Stanley Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Strictly non-smoking. A $100 charge will be made if this condition is ignored, which includes leaving cigarette butts in the indoor bins.
  • The accommodation is to be left in a clean and tidy manner. Any breakages are to be reported to the owner on the day.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Large bathroom featuring a double corner hydrotherapy massage spa, with luxurious towels and bathrobes supplied. Also top quality toiletries and candles for the ultimate spa experience.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size pillow top bed made up with top quality bedding. Tastefully decorated, with a lovely restful ambience.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
I do not reside at the property, however, I am only a few minutes away, and am only too happy to meet with my guests if they wish, or if they prefer complete privacy this is absolutely fine. If guests need anything further during their stay I can be contacted at any time.


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Ellie's Spa Cottage - Stanley
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

It was fantastic we will gladly go back to Ellie’s

  • 5 of 5

We loved how the bed was so comfortable that we slept great. It was clean /fresh and like home. We loved having our own car park space. Loved having the extras DVD’s, chocolate’s, fruit’s and many others. This place was near everything bakers, hotel, chemist, supermarket, art /craft shops plus right near to go up the Nut so we did it a couple of times (good and bad weather). We are a so glad that we stayed at Ellie’s it made our 35th wedding anniversary a great time to remember!.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cozy spa cotrage for two

  • 4 of 5

Everthing provided for a very comfortable & relaxing break. Central location.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Just lovely for two people.

  • 5 of 5

Ellie really looked after us with breakfast, fresh fruit, freshly baked bread etc. Very handy to everything.Very comfortable. just needed instructions on how to use the DVD player.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Robyn, thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and to have you stay. So pleased you enjoyed your time in Stanley, and would love to welcome you back again sometime. Take care and my kindest regards, Ellie.
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

lovely property, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Best spa ever! Cottage was very thoughtfully set out. Well stocked.

Ellie's touch made us feel very welcome.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Leanne for choosing Ellie's Spa Cottage for your stay in Stanley, and for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay, the hydrotherapy massage spa is certainly a favourite with our guests. Would love to have you stay again sometime. Take care and my kindest regards. Ellie.
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  • 5 of 5

Loved weekend away at Ellie's!! Great attention to detail. Has everything we needed. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

Great Property

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. Very homely ! Would recommend !!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
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Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Beach and The Nut Chairlift

Ellie's accommodation is right in the main street of Stanley, yet is situated back off the street with a private off street car park right beside the accommodation. All the lovely cafes, restaurants, shops, beaches and golf course are only a short stroll (between 20 meters and 500 meters). The icon of Stanley is The Nut, 152 meter high monolith with a chairlift to the summit, and it is around this feature the township has been built, making Stanley quite unique, and stunningly beautiful. There are Little Penguins to be viewed in their rookery at the base of the Nut, Seal Cruises operating out of Stanley and you may even see Tasmanian Devils in the wild. You will definitely need to spend 2-3 days minimum to take in all the area has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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