Top 5 Best Derby Tasmania Accommodation

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Heading to Derby, Tasmania? Lucky you! It’s a beautiful part of the world. The next step after deciding to go is to find the best Derby Tasmania accommodation. And that’s what we will help you with here!

Located northeast of Tasmania, this Derby is a quaint Australian town that overlooks the Ringarooma River set against a backdrop of mountains and rainforests.

Once a flourishing mining settlement, this historic town has managed to capitalise its importance as one of the most profitable tin mines in the world. It’s one of the best places in north-eastern Tasmania to know more about the mining boom.

You can learn the history of the area at the interesting Derby Schoolhouse Museum, although most visitors to Derby head straight to the world class mountain bike trails.

Derby Tasmania

In this article, I help you find the best Derby accommodation Tasmania offers no matter what your budget or what exactly you are looking for.

So whether you are looking for Derby b&b accommodation, staying at a top Derby holiday home option or want a cheap accommodation in Derby, we have you covered.

Here is our list of the best accommodation in Derby Tasmania!

Comparison Of The Best Derby Accommodation Tas

NameStarsLocationPriceBook
Derby Digs Cottage★★★★Cascade Dam Road$$$Click
Derby Digs Barn★★★★Cascade Dam Road$$$Click
St Paul’s Cottage★★★Main St$$$Click
Return to Sender Lodge★★★★Main St$$$Click
Wanderlust Cottage★★★★Main St$$$Click

Top 5 Best Derby Tasmania Accommodation

Note, Derby is a small town and there is a lack of hotels in Derby Tasmania. Currently, you are limited to holiday homes which is what you will find below.

Derby Digs Cottage Review

Address: 5 Cascade Dam Rd, Derby, Tasmania
Near: Derby Schoolhouse Museum and mountain bike trails
Room Types: Three bedrooms (sleeps up to 8) with two bathrooms
Top Features:

  • Fresh accommodation with full kitchen and washing machine
  • Great location for exploring centre and bike trails
  • Terraced BBQ area with lovely views
  • Free parking

Located in Derby, this holiday home is located in Cascade Dam Road a short walk from the Derby Schoolhouse Museum and you can be on the mountain bike trails in no time.

This accommodation in Derby includes three bedrooms, a flat screen TV with satellite channels, a fully equipped kitchen with microwave and dishwasher as well as a washing machine. There’s also two bathrooms and showers. It sleeps up to eight people and is perfect for a group of mountain bike enthusiasts.

The property also features a terrace, BBQ area, outdoor furniture and a garden with views of the surrounding area.

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Best Parts?

The property is impeccably clean with good facilities.

Worst Parts?

WiFi isn’t offered at the property.

Summary

Overall, this good value accommodation in Derby offers an excellent location, great facilities, and exceptional host. Highly recommended.

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Derby Digs Barn Review

Address: Unit B/5 Cascade Dam Rd, Derby, Tasmania
Near: Excellent position for bike trails and town centre
Room Types: Three bedrooms (sleeps up to 8) and one bathroom
Top Features:

  • Lovely deck with river views
  • Property offers a full kitchen and washer/dryer
  • Free parking on-site for guests

Derby Digs Barn is nestled in a prime location, just 50 metres from the trailhead, and a short stroll to the main street, cafes, pub and bike shop by Derby Digs Cottage mentioned above (and ran by the same people).

This self catering accommodation Derby can sleep up to eight people. There’s two bedrooms downstairs and the third one in the upstairs loft. The accommodation itself is light and spacious, featuring a flat screen TV, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, a washing machine and a bathroom with shower as well as an extra toilet.

There is also a sun terrace and a garden with a fire pit. Free on-site parking is available for guests.

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Best Parts?

Features a deck overlooking featuring stunning views of Derby Forest Reserve, and the Ringarooma River.

Worst Parts?

WiFi isn’t offered at the property.

Summary

Everything is clean and new, and the location is perfect. This place is equipped with everything you need.

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St Pauls Cottage Review

Address: 52 Main St, Derby, Tasmania
Near: Centrally located (opposite the Derby Schoolhouse Museum)
Room Types: Two bedrooms with large double beds and ensuite bathrooms
Top Features:

  • Comfortable lounge area with large TV and DVD player
  • Outdoor BBQ area and bike lockup
  • Easy on-site parking

Located in the centre of town opposite the Derby Schoolhouse Museum, St Pauls Cottage is in a convenient location. It’s also in a unique one being housed in an old Anglican church making it a great place to rest and recharge while learning a little bit of the history of the place.

While previously operated as a bed and breakfast with shared accommodation Derby, currently the whole property is rented out as a two bedroom apartment with each bedroom having a large double bed and an ensuite bathroom.

There is a lounge area with a big screen TV, DVD player, lounges and a kitchenette.

On site is also a BBQ and a bike lockup.

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Best Parts?

The accommodation is located in a beautifully renovated historical building. It’s also centrally located right in the middle of Derby.

Worst Parts?

No wifi. If it reverts back to a bed and breakfast, the lounge and kitchen area are shared.

Summary

Fantastic location, great hosts and reasonably priced accommodation.

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Return to Sender Lodge Review

Address: 44 Main Street, Derby, Tasmania
Near: Centrally located on Main Street
Room Types: Two bedroom home (sleeps up to 12) with one bathroom
Top Features:

  • Bike room for storing bikes
  • Full kitchen and laundry room
  • BBQ on deck and outdoor dining area

Another centrally located holiday home in Derby, this self-contained house features lake and river views and can sleep up to 12.

This holiday home has 2 bedrooms with one large one that can sleep up to ten people and a smaller room. There is also a kitchen with fridge and microwave, flat screen TV, living area, and a bathroom with shower. There is a laundry room with a washing machine.

There’s also a garden with a sunny deck with BBQ and an outdoor dining area.

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Best Parts?

The rooms are clean and comfortable. Perfect for groups.

Worst Parts?

You can hear a bit of traffic noise from outside. There is no on site parking but there is plenty of street parking in the surrounding area.

Summary

Great location along main street, comfy beds and everything you need. If you’re looking for group accommodation that has all the basics, this is a good choice.

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Wanderlust Cottage Review

Address: 13 Main St, Derby, Tasmania
Near: Positioned on the river and a short stroll from Derby Park
Room Types: Three bedrooms (5 double beds in total) and two bathrooms
Top Features:

  • Nicely renovated cottage with kitchenette
  • BBQ facilities and a deck out the back
  • Free parking on-site

The final accommodation option on this list is back on the main street in town in a central spot. This cute holiday home is made up of three separate bedrooms, two bathrooms and a spacious living room.

The cottage also provides guests with a kitchenette with microwave and ceramic cooktop but no oven. Other amenities include a back deck with BBQ facilities.

The difference with this property is it is located by the Ringarooma River.

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Best Parts?

The place is renovated and well equipped. It’s nice being by the river.

Worst Parts?

There’s no laundry facilities or wifi.

Summary

The property has good heating. It also has an excellent location and has everything you need.

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Map Of The Best Accommodation Derby Tasmania

Derby Tasmania Accommodation map
Click the Map to open in Google Maps. You can then access directions to each of the locations discussed in this article.

I hope you found this guide to the top Derby Tas accommodation useful. Read our list of the top things to do while you are in north east Tasmania here. Find all our guides to the east coast of Tasmania here.

By Sharon Gourlay

Sharon grew up in Tasmania, moved away and then came back with her family twenty years later. She loves re-discovering her home state and sharing it with you here.