4.9 out of 5

"Sensational stay. Very enjoyable. Loved the room and loved the location. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 12 May 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Penguin awaits you at Penguin Waterfront Escape. You'll be 0.1 km (0.1 mi) from Penguin Tourist Information Centre and 5.1 km (3.2 mi) from Mount Montgomery State Reserve. Highlights at this beachfront property include a private beach and in-room free WiFi.

Each apartment features a dining area, a sitting area and a TV. A microwave, an iron/ironing board and free toiletries are also available.

This beach apartment offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and a garden. Other amenities include laundry facilities, barbecues and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 4.5-star Penguin property, you'll be 0.4 km (0.3 mi) from Penguin Undercover Market and 3.2 km (2 mi) from Dial Range Forest Reserve.

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$131 per night

Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Penguin Waterfront Escape ratings based on 28 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Penguin Waterfront Escape

Everyone (21) Family (6)
5 out of 5
Great view, location and cleanliness. House was light, bright and in very good condition. Found the people of Penguin ver friendly.

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

19 Jun. 2019 by Terry

Thanks for the 5 star rating. Penguin is a very friendly town . Glad you super enjoyed the apartment

5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Jan. 2019 by Terry

Thank you Anonymous . Pleased you enjoyed your visit and we appreciate the 5 star rating.

5 out of 5
Modern, very clean and fantastic location. Pity we couldn't stay longer.

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jan. 2019 by Terry

Thanks for your 5 star review. Almost every customer says "Wish We could have stayed longer". Penguin is a great little town and very central.

5 out of 5

Great hosts, great location, great room.

Sensational stay. Very enjoyable. Loved the room and loved the location.

Posted by , from melbourne on 12 May 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 May 2018 by Terry

Great review Michael Thanks it is a special little seaside town

5 out of 5

Very enjoyable

What an awesome place to stay, comfortable clean and love the decorating, would highly recommend. Jeff and Elinor

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2018

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5 out of 5

Fantastic apartment with everything you need

Pros: Fantastic location and beautiful luxury apartment
Cons: I would have to give it some serious thought, I don't really know, all the boxes are ticked by us!!!!!
Location: Close to beach, children's playground, excellent eating places, supermarket, close to tourist attractions, centrally located.
Awsome, fantastic, excellent, close to beach, restaurants, child's playground, supermarket, just a great place to unwind and relax.

Posted by , from Tasmania on 5 Mar. 2018

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5 out of 5

just beautiful

Beautiful apartment, with an amazing view and plenty of room for a family! Location on the waterfront is perfect with a fenced in playground across the street that you can watch your kids play at from the comfort of your own deck!

Posted by , from king island on 16 Jan. 2018

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4 out of 5
Convenient, colourful and comfortable. A delightful find.

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2018

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5 out of 5
Beautiful apartment with lovely warm owners . 5/5 would stay again

Posted by on 5 Nov. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Dec. 2017 by Terry

Thanks for your great review. It is a special place

About the Penguin Waterfront Escape

Location 68a Main Street, Penguin, TAS 7316

Property Features

A private beach is featured. Penguin Waterfront Escape offers its guests a terrace, a BBQ, and a garden. WiFi is free in public spaces. The luxury Penguin Waterfront Escape also features a picnic area, laundry facilities, and a corner/local shop. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Penguin apartment is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 2 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2012
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Corner/local shop
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Devonport, TAS (DPO) (39.4 km / 24.5 mi)
  • Train station: Penguin Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Penguin Waterfront Escape offers 2 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. This accommodation offers separate dining areas. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Television
  • Microwave
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Hotel Names

  • Penguin Waterfront Escape Apartment
  • Waterfront Escape Apartment
  • Penguin Waterfront Escape
  • Waterfront Escape
  • Penguin Waterfront Escape Tasmania
*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.