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Overview of Madsen Retreat

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Madsen Retreat

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPenguin Undercover Market2 min walk
    Popular LocationPenguin Beach4 min walk
    Popular LocationPenguin Tourist Information Centre4 min walk
    AirportDevonport, TAS (DPO)28 min drive

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  • Whole First Floor Suite

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 10
    • 2 King Beds, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Single Bunk Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
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  • Deluxe Family Spa Suite

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed
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  • Bunkbed Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Large Single Bunk Bed
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  • Deluxe Seaview Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed OR 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Sofa Bed
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  • The Penthouse Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed OR 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Sofa Bed
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  • Spa Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Penguin

Madsen Retreat is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mount Dial Nature Recreation Area and Mount Montgomery Nature Recreation Area, while Ulverstone History Museum and Maker's Workshop Information Centre are cultural highlights. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Penguin Undercover Market - 2 min walk
  • Penguin Beach - 4 min walk
  • Penguin Tourist Information Centre - 4 min walk
  • Johnsons Beach - 13 min walk
  • Penguin General Cemetery - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Penguin Station - 8 min walk
  • Launceston, TAS (LST) - 89 min drive

Restaurants

  • Letterbox Café - 3 min walk
  • Jo And Co Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Penguin Country Bakehouse - 4 min walk
  • El Perro Tapas & Bar - 4 min walk
  • Pluny's Thai Cafe - 19 min walk

About this property

Madsen Retreat

4-star, adults-only guesthouse near Penguin Undercover Market
Along with a snack bar/deli, this smoke-free guesthouse has laundry facilities and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All 4 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Conveniences include 3 bathrooms and fridges, and guests will appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
Madsen Retreat offers 4 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Penguin guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and microwaves can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2016.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free secured, uncovered self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • Chinese

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Renovated guest rooms – September 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch smart TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Slippers
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; your host will greet you

Access methods

Access code, host will greet you

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 25 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs only
1 per room
Food and water bowls are available
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 15 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 15 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: AUD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-in fee: AUD 25 for check-in between 9:00 PM and midnight

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve sofa beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Guests under 15 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Madsen Retreat Guesthouse Penguin
Madsen Retreat Guesthouse
Madsen Retreat Penguin
Madsen Retreat Penguin
Madsen Retreat Guesthouse
Madsen Retreat Guesthouse Penguin

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Madsen Retreat and receive a full refund?
Yes, Madsen Retreat offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Madsen Retreat cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Madsen Retreat?
As of 7 Mar. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Madsen Retreat on 1 Apr. 2021 start from AU$134, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Madsen Retreat pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 1 per room). There's a fee of AUD 25 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Madsen Retreat?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Madsen Retreat?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 10:00 PM. Late check-in is available from 9:00 PM to midnight for a fee of AUD 25.
What time is check-out at Madsen Retreat?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Madsen Retreat located?
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Penguin Undercover Market. Penguin Station is 8 minutes by foot.
4.7
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 43 out of 56 reviews
5 - Excellent 77%
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4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 56 reviews
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4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveller
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Pleasant comfortable guest house.
A pleasant stay. The house is run as a guesthouse with multiple rooms (each with own bathroom and mini kitchenette). Each area is separated off from each other securely. The room was nice with a lovely view. Only criticism is that the room has blinds instead of curtains, which lets a fair bit of light in in the morning. If you're sensitive to early morning light, bring an eyemask. The bed was comfy. Bathroom was clean. Good toiletries provided. Service was friendly. The entrance from the street was a little hard to find - had to drive around a little before I found the right driveway. Overall, a good night's stay.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The hostess' friendliness and attention to detail.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Highly recommended
Everything was very well done Would always stay here.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Lovely space
Madsen Retreat is lovely. Chris met us with scones, jam and cream and showed us to a lovely room. The included continental breakfast was also generous.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

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