Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
3.7 out of 5

"View from our verandah was great. Kitchen was poorly stocked and the bed was the hardest I have ever slept in. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 02 Mar 2020

Enter dates to see availability

Select your room to view prices

Superior Balcony, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Apartment, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ocean View Terrace

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Basic Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Basic Triple Room, 3 Bedrooms, Beach View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Bicheno awaits you at Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show. Within steps you'll find Denison Beach and Waubs Beach. Highlights at this beach motel include a nearby private beach, a restaurant, and in-room kitchenettes.

All 26 rooms feature balconies or patios, living rooms, and dining areas. Room service is available and kitchenettes come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, so in-room dining is easy. Additionally, TVs, coffee/tea makers, and free toiletries are available.

The restaurant, 1856 Bar and Bistro, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. The motel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center, outdoor tennis court, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and kids' swimming pool. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

In proximity to this 4-star Bicheno motel you'll find Freycinet National Park.

Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show ratings based on 154 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show

Everyone (58) Couples (54) Family (41)
3 out of 5
View from our verandah was great. Kitchen was poorly stocked and the bed was the hardest I have ever slept in.

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Loved the location and the upstairs view from the bedroom and awesome bath! Saw the penguins on their nightly return right from our balcony!! What more could you ask for.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 26 Feb. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
everything was great and a perfect spot.. recommend to anyone in the area

Posted by on 22 Feb. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5
Pool was green and colder than the ocean.. Unit maintenance was average quality....

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
2 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Fabulous small resort situated in an amazing spot. I honestly do not understand the bad reviews. The room was spacious, clean and beautifully appointed. The beach was gorgeous. The place to be if you are in Bicheno.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
Nice view with penguin show at night as bonus, also has large grass field with play ground, my kids like it!

Posted by on 16 Dec. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?
1 out of 5
Looks good online, what a disappoint when i arrived. From ants to bare wires in the kettle cord, Holes in the bedsheets and mould in the bathroom! Just disgusting.

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?
2 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Dec. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
The property overall was a great experience, penguin experience amazing,and what a beautiful beach outlook. Villa could be a bit cleaner in bathroom, dirty basin with hair in plug area, shower had pink grunge along edges,had to clean kitchen sink plug area as it was also a bit yucky, a good spring clean needed. Otherwise comfortable with all we needed. Bed was the comfiest we have stayed in so far and good pillows too

Posted by on 6 Dec. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?

About the Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show

Location 69 Tasman Hwy, Bicheno, TAS 7215

Property Features

Unwind on the private white sand beach, located just 10 yards away. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show like a seasonal outdoor pool, a children's pool, and an outdoor tennis court. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach motel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a garden, and a terrace. Self parking is free. This 4-star Bicheno motel is smoke free.

  • 26 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 26 buildings
  • 3229 sq ft of conference space
  • 300 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1986
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Children's pool
  • Number of living rooms1
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Launceston, TAS (LST) (147.4 km / 91.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show offers 26 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Accommodations at this 4-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

1856 Bar and Bistro - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 15

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 9:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 50.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: AUD 35 per pet, per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 22 and AUD 60 for adults, AUD 5 and AUD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 150 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: AUD 35 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 50.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Diamond Island Resort Penguin Tour Bicheno
  • Comfort Inn Diamond Island Bicheno
  • Comfort Inn Diamond Island Hotel
  • Comfort Inn Diamond Island Hotel Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Resort Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Resort Penguin Parade Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Hotel Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Resort Bicheno, Tasmania
  • Diamond Island Resort Penguin Parade
  • Diamond Island Penguin Tour
  • Diamond Island Penguin Parade Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Penguin Parade
  • Diamond Island Resort Bicheno Penguin Show
  • Diamond Island Resort Penguin Show
  • Diamond Island Penguin Show
  • Diamond Island Resort Penguin Tour
  • Diamond & Bicheno Penguin Show
  • Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show Motel
  • Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show Bicheno
  • Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show Motel Bicheno

You should know

  • Diamond Island Resort & Bicheno Penguin Show offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • The seasonal pool will open in November and close in February.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
url importing http://www.wotif.com/Bicheno-Hotels-Diamond-Island-Resort-&-Bicheno-Penguin-Show.h519141-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
There was an error importing /Bicheno-Hotels-Diamond-Island-Resort-&-Bicheno-Penguin-Show.h519141-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&, error: javax.servlet.jsp.JspTagException: 301 http://www.wotif.com/Bicheno-Hotels-Diamond-Island-Resort-&-Bicheno-Penguin-Show.h519141-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.