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Formally known as THE SHIP INN, The SHAMROCK, BAY VIEW HOTEL, The BAY VIEW GUESTHOUSE has been welcoming guests through her doors for over 150 YEARS!

September 11th,  2013  Stuart and Sandy purchased the Bay View, their love of Stanley and the heritage of the Bay View is obvious, Sandy born in Stanley has invaluable knowledge of the town and along with Stuart are digging up the Bay View's history not only for their guests to enjoy but for future generations.

Built in 1849 as a humble pub in the hustle and bustle of Stanley's wharf industrial area, it was a popular spot for local workers and sailor's alike for a cool beer at the end of a hard working day! Ask Sandy on arrival and she will tell you the links of the past and the relationship between the Bay View and former Prime Minister Sir Joseph Lyons!

Don't judge a book by it's cover, her exterior has weathered generations and she is bold and beautiful, but her soul is calm, welcoming and relaxing..amazing views of Sawyer's Bay, Tatlow's Beach, the Green Hills beyond and the towering Nut in her back yard....ever changing gardens surround her, birdlife and wildlife and signs of days gone by...

In November 2015 Stanley has been named "number 1 Destination" in Tasmania by Trivago! 

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