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Penguin Beachfront Apartments
3.5 out of 5
52 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$170 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
3.19 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (95 reviews)

"By far the best accommodation I have ever stayed in. It had it all. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2020

Penguin Beachfront Apartments
Madsen Retreat
4 out of 5
6A King Edward Street, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$134 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
2.79 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"The hostess' friendliness and attention to detail."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020

Madsen Retreat
The Madsen
4 out of 5
64 Main Road, right next to the Commonwealth Bank, Penguin, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$149 per night from 7 Mar. to 8 Mar.
3.14 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (145 reviews)

"Amazing!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct. 2020

The Madsen
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Penguin Waterfront Escape
4.5 out of 5
68a Main Street, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$220 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.
3.13 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)

"We enjoyed the fabulous view from our apartment , with a deck at front and back of the property . The Apartment is very spacious and very suitable for 2 couples , families os singles ! So very clean .It is in a fabulous position to explore The quaint town of Penguin !"…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct. 2020

Penguin Waterfront Escape
Penguin Seaside Motel
3 out of 5
99-101 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$158 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.
3.1 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)

"Wonderful stay after a long trip. Clean and great bed. Pub meal close by. Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2020

Penguin Seaside Motel
Glenbrook House and Cottage
3.5 out of 5
89-91 Browns Lane, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$150 per night from 10 Mar. to 11 Mar.
1.21 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)

"Rustic farm cottage in the bush, full of character. Plenty of space. And the bird watching was delightful."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Glenbrook House and Cottage
Sunrise at Penguin
4 out of 5
118 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$148 per night from 30 Mar. to 31 Mar.
3.09 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"Great accommodation, great spot to spend a few days."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2020

Sunrise at Penguin
Penguin Waterfront Escape
68 A Main Street, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$294 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
3.11 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Spectacular absolute waterfront apartment

"Panoramic ocean views. Fully equipped with all modern appliances. Beautifully laid out."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2021

Penguin Waterfront Escape
Penguin Beachfront Apartments
52 Main Rd, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$215 per night from 2 Mar. to 3 Mar.
3.14 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great location, picturesque seaside town

"The apartment was very big; had convenient undercover car parking; was well equipped and very clean. The kitchen had plenty of bench space and an oven, in addition to the usual stove and microwave. The fridge was also a good size. This property would be ideal for a longer stay (eg week), as there ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct. 2020

Penguin Beachfront Apartments
Novo Luxury Apartment
4 out of 5
93 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
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3.09 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Novo Penguin

"An amazing apartment with stunning views and attention to design details. We appreciate stylish interiors and the novo was exceptional. The kitchen and bbq were a godsend because there are not many dining options in penguin on Monday and Tuesday nights!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2021

Novo Luxury Apartment
NOVO LUXURY APARTMENT - Absolute waterfront beauty in Tasmania
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3.09 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful beach views

"We loved our stay at Novo. Beautiful views, warm and cosy, clean, inviting and luxurious. Thanks, we'll be back"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2019

NOVO LUXURY APARTMENT - Absolute waterfront beauty in Tasmania
Sunrise at Penguin - Beach Retreat
118 Main Street, Penguin, TAS
The price is AU$181 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.
3.07 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Beautiful equipment, very clean,central located .

"Enjoyable holiday"…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2020

Sunrise at Penguin - Beach Retreat
Harlea - Your Home Away From Home
1 Olympic Court Penguin 7316, Penguin, TAS
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2.04 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Truly a dog friendly accommodation.

"A wonderful stay for us and our little dog, great to be able to have him with us."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep. 2020

Harlea - Your Home Away From Home
Beachway Motel & Restaurant
3.5 out of 5
1 Heathcote Street, Ulverstone, TAS
The price is AU$100 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
10.91 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (328 reviews)

"Good clean accommodation with helpful and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2021

Beachway Motel & Restaurant
Edgewater Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4 Thomas Street, East Devonport, TAS
The price is AU$99 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
26.46 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (692 reviews)

"What a pity the property has been allowed to deteriorate because it is in a spectacular position on the edge of the river. One of the reasons for choosing to book at the hotel was the fact they had meals in the bistro. Unfortunately when we booked in we were told there were no meals. However, after ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Edgewater Hotel
Gateway Hotel by Nightcap Plus
3.5 out of 5
16 Fenton Street, Devonport, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$151 per night from 30 Mar. to 31 Mar.
25.82 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (832 reviews)

"Very clean helpful staff great location reasonable price"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

Gateway Hotel by Nightcap Plus
Dannebrog Lodge
3.5 out of 5
18 Victoria Parade, Devonport, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$175 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.
26.11 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (156 reviews)

"Pretty basic, but affordability was good and the owner went out of his way to prepare an early takeaway hot and tasty breakfast. Thank you for this extra service. Much appreciated"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2021

Dannebrog Lodge
Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
1 Wilson Street, Burnie, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$149 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.
15.78 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"What a great place! Recently refurbished rooms, so clean and great location we had an ocean view room and a balcony which we requested at checkin and was kindly given by the great checkin staff! Only 2 rooms have balconies (3 & 4) i think. Food in restaurant was pricey but excellent, not your average ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2021

Beach Hotel
Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel
3.5 out of 5
139 Wilson Street, Burnie, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$139 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
15.52 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (288 reviews)

"Fantastic staff; nothing was ever any trouble. Always available to help with anything I needed during a family emergency."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2021

Burnie Central Townhouse Hotel
Burnie Ocean View Motel and Holiday Caravan Park
3.5 out of 5
253 Bass Highway, Ocean Vista, TAS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$99 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
19.38 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (151 reviews)

"Okay except for the traffic noise. I have nothing else to add."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2021

Burnie Ocean View Motel and Holiday Caravan Park
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Visiting Penguin

Visitors to Penguin are sure to enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy all the city has to offer including its parks.

  • There are 10 hotels and other accommodations in Penguin
  • The closest major airport is in Devonport, TAS (DPO) 31.3 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Burnie, TAS (BWT) 32 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Penguin

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Mount Montgomery State Reserve and Dial Range Forest Reserve. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Penguin Undercover Market and Penguin Tourist Information Centre.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 10 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Penguin. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Penguin Beachfront Apartments - With a stay at this 3.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a terrace, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and room size.
  • Glenbrook House and Cottage - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with a private living room.
  • Madsen Retreat - This 3.5-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Getting Around Penguin

If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Penguin Station. Penguin may not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Penguin

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 70°F during the day and 52°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 66°F, while the average at night is 43°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 59°F with nighttime averages of 42°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 68°F and nighttime averages of 45°F
  • About 38.07 inches of rain falls on Penguin each year
  • Usually February and January are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas July and August are often coldest, averaging 43°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Penguin?
Penguin Seaside Motel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Madsen Retreat and The Madsen.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Penguin, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Penguin.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Penguin?
Based on reviews, The Madsen is a popular guest house for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Penguin?
Glenbrook House and Cottage is a top 3.5-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features a lazy river and free parking. Other good choices to stay with the children include Sunrise at Penguin and Penguin Beachfront Apartments. Also, attractions in the area such as Wing’s Wildlife Park and Don River Railway are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Penguin?
Madsen Retreat is a top dog-friendly guest house, and offers laundry facilities along with free WiFi for its human guests. Glenbrook House and Cottage is another option for a stay with your pet.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Penguin?
Penguin Beachfront Apartments is a top 3.5-star beach apartment with free WiFi and free parking, and it’s located on Penguin Beach . Other good options to stay near the beach include Penguin Waterfront Escape and The Madsen.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Penguin?
Penguin Waterfront Escape is a 4.5-star apartment with a private beach and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What is the best spa hotel in Penguin?
The Madsen is a top beach spa hotel with a bar. Spend an afternoon at the spa where you’ll find facials, Swedish massages and hot stone massages. Another popular spa hotel in Penguin is Madsen Retreat.
What is staying in Penguin like?
Visitors to Penguin will definitely enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. A top sight in the area is Devonport Ferry Terminal. In Penguin, there are 23 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Penguin?
Natural beauty is on display at Mount Montgomery State Reserve, Penguin Beach and Johnsons Beach. Additionally, you’ll find Devonport Ferry Terminal in the area.
How can I get around Penguin?
If you want to venture outside the area, hop aboard a train at Penguin Station. Penguin might not have very many public transport choices, so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the seasonal weather like in Penguin?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Penguin is 954 inches.

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