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The Shackeau

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

At this cottage you'll be within steps of Hastings Bay Conservation Area and Pelican Island Conservation Area. Highlights at this property include a kitchen and a fireplace.

This smoke-free property offers a terrace, a garden, and barbecue grills. Additionally, you'll find a picnic area and express check-in. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Southport property, you'll be 11.7 km (7.3 mi) from Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs.

The Shackeau ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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5 out of 5
The stunning location & remoteness of being at the bottom of Tasmania.

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Property Features

This cottage offers its guests a terrace, barbecue grills, and a garden. This cottage also features a picnic area and express check-in. The front desk is open around the clock. Self parking is free. This 3-star Southport cottage is smoke free.

  • 1 guestroom or unit
  • Express check-in
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Free self parking , Free parking nearby


  • Airport: Hobart Intl. Airport (HBA) (116.8 km / 72.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Guest accommodations at this cottage offer fireplaces and minibars. Accommodations at this 3-star cottage have kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an access code.

Guests will receive an access code.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • 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 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property Registry Number – Planning permit not required LUPAA 1993


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A damage deposit of AUD 350 will be collected before check-in.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out fee: AUD 40 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Essentially Tas Southport House
  • Shackeau House Southport
  • Essentially Tas
  • Shackeau House
  • Shackeau Southport
  • Shackeau
  • The Shackeau Cottage
  • The Shackeau Southport
  • The Shackeau Cottage Southport
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*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.