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10 Best Hotels in Penguin

The Madsen
4 out of 5
64 Main Road, right next to the Commonwealth Bank, Penguin, TAS
per night
14 Apr. - 15 Apr.
2.75 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (131 reviews)

"A lovely place to stay straight across from the beach, the room was clean and comfortable and communication on how to check in clear. My only regret is that I didn’t book the room on the ground floor as the stairs are quite steep and if you have mobility issues like I do can be a tad difficult to ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec. 2019

The Madsen
Penguin Beachfront Apartments
3.5 out of 5
52 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.
2.81 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (84 reviews)

"Beautiful spacious apartment with a spectacular view."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan. 2020

Penguin Beachfront Apartments
Penguin Seaside Motel
3 out of 5
99-101 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
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2.71 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"Nice little motel, older but well maintained and clean. Spacious room, comfy beds and and good amenities provided. You can hear the ocean in the room although pity you can't see it."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb. 2020

Penguin Seaside Motel
Glenbrook House and Cottage
3.5 out of 5
89-91 Browns Lane, Penguin, TAS
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1.09 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)

"Beautiful old building. Wonderfully restored. Great locations and wonderful hosts"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2020

Glenbrook House and Cottage
Madsen Retreat
4 out of 5
6A King Edward Street, Penguin, TAS
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
2.4 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)

"Well maintained accommodation. Nice stay. Convenient check in hours"…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec. 2019

Madsen Retreat
Penguin Waterfront Escape
4.5 out of 5
68a Main Street, Penguin, TAS
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
2.74 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
A million dollar view at an affordable price

"It’s the million dollar view from the apartment to Bass Strait that far exceeded my expectation. Everything works in this modern 5-star apartment and Terry’s hospitality is first class!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec. 2019

Penguin Waterfront Escape
High On Penguin
3.5 out of 5
13 Kelvin Street, Penguin, TAS
per night
29 Apr. - 30 Apr.
2.81 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Wonderful host & beautiful house with great view"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2020

High On Penguin
High On Penguin - Located at Penguin
13 Kelvin Street, Penguin, TAS
per night
26 Apr. - 27 Apr.
2.81 km from city centre
No reviews
Weekend getaway

"Stayed for two nights with a group of friends and we all loved the location, the view and the quirky rock & roll theme. A lovely addition was the included breakfast. Owner was very informative on our arrival. However a few small details that could enhance the overall rating would be the cleanliness ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2019

High On Penguin - Located at Penguin
Novo Luxury Apartment
4 out of 5
93 Main Road, Penguin, TAS
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2.69 km from city centre
Novo Luxury Apartment
Penguin Waterfront Escape
per night
6 Apr. - 7 Apr.
2.72 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Amazing View

"What an amazing Beach view with close proximity to shops. We enjoyed coming to Penguin and relaxing. Comfortable beds, amazing bath and showers with everything we could need. Great safe car parking as well. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2020

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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?
Glenbrook House and Cottage is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast 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 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 16 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Penguin?
The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: 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 21°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 6°C. Average annual rainfall for Penguin is 952.70 mm.

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