The Bears Went Over The Mountain started life as the Commercial Bank in 1908 and was the first bank in Geeveston. In fact for many years it was the only bank in the far south of Tasmania.
The theme of our Bed and Breakfast reflects our interest in bears and Teddy Bears - to wit we have named your accommodation after some of the great Teddy Bear Manufacturers of the early twentieth century ie: The Chiltern, Milne and The Steiff - have their own ensuite - and the The Merrythoughts - which has a spa ensuite. All our rooms are airconditioned for your comfort.
We offer dinner each evening from our seasonal menu & we are licensed
Our guest lounge is spacious and comfortable, featuring an area where you can relax or play cards, chess etc. We offer a large selection of dvd movie titles for your viewing pleasure.
DINING: Dinner can be enjoyed in the comfort of our private guest dinning room. All dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients & using as much local Tasmanian produce as seasonaly available. Your Chef & Host David and Tess will cater for your every need including special dietary needs such as Colieac, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy and Lactose intolerent etc. We also offer a good selection of Tasmanian and Australian Mainland wines so be sure to check them out! 'Bear Appettite'
Check in from: 3:00 pm
Check out by: 10:00 am
Complimentary WiFi, fax, photocopy
From Hobart we are 50Kms south - follow directions for Huonville, drive through Huonville over the Huon River & Geeveston is a mostly riverside drive 22kms further on. Arriving in Geeveston keep the Police Station on your right side & Bears Over The Mountain is at the end of the same block - well sign posted.
off-street parking to the side of the property, or on-street parking directly in front of the entrance gate, note: there are no parking restrictions in front of Bears Went Over The Mountain.