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The Ark Stanley

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Front of property
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds
LCD TV, DVD player

Overview of The Ark Stanley

The Ark Stanley

4.5-star property
Upmarket guesthouse in Stanley

9.8/10 Exceptional

149 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
18 Wharf Road, Stanley, TAS, 7331

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Burnie, TAS (BWT) - 51 min drive


  • Moby Dicks Breakfast Bar & Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Stanley Hotel - 6 min walk
  • The Swinging Anchor Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Ye Olde Chocolate Shop - 6 min walk
  • The Stranded Whale Coffee Shop & Tea Rooms - 6 min walk

About this property

The Ark Stanley

The Ark Stanley is a great choice for a stay in Stanley. Free perks include WiFi, self-parking and cooked-to-order breakfast daily between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. Other highlights at this luxurious guest house include a terrace and a garden. The nice bathrooms and location get good marks from fellow travellers.


English, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 5 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; access will be through a private entrance
  • 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 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Golfing nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1924
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • Swedish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • LCD television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Toaster
  • Free bottled water
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 50 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

A shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Ark Stanley House
Ark Stanley
The Ark Stanley Stanley
The Ark Stanley Guesthouse
The Ark Stanley Guesthouse Stanley

Frequently asked questions

Does The Ark Stanley offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Ark Stanley does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Ark Stanley?
As of 31 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Ark Stanley on 1 February 2023 start from €232, excluding 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Ark Stanley?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Ark Stanley?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Ark Stanley?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ark Stanley?
You can check in from 2 PM - 5 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at The Ark Stanley and nearby?
The Ark Stanley has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Ark Stanley?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Moby Dicks Breakfast Bar & Cafe (4-min walk), Stanley Hotel (6-min walk) and The Swinging Anchor Cafe (6-min walk).
What's the area around The Ark Stanley like?
The Ark Stanley is a short 2-minute walk from The Nut State Reserve and 7 minutes' walk from The Nut Chairlift Stanley. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.







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10/10 Exceptional

Mary Margaret, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean, very comfortable room. Beautiful outlook. Would visit again.
Jennifer, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amanda, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Ark was a fabulous place to spend the night and enjoy the peace and quiet.
Andrew, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Darryl, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely property Belvedere room was awesome waking up to the sea view
Lynette, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome spot
Stanley is a very pretty place well worth the trip. The ark Stanley is quality, very well appointed with everything you need to make the stay comfortable. Excellent location and very friendly hosts who cook you breakfast and make you feel at home. Highly recommend
john, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing place to stay !
Awesome lovely accomodation Great hosts excellent breakfast
Adam, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We loved Chris and Rhonda- such amazing hosts. The inclusive breakfast was delicious. Rooms are big, bathroom beautiful with double shower. We will be back.
Debbie, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brian, 1-night romance trip
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