Riverside Hotel

Riverside - Launceston

Whether you are staying en route to your final destination or making this your base for a Launceston holiday, this motel hotel has you well looked after with a good quality of room whichever part of the price range you choose, excellent bistro food and a lot to keep you entertained before you even venture into town.

All rooms are non-smoking and have a bathroom with a shower. Some also have a bath with the shower over it. Depending on the room type, which could be one accommodating from three to five, the beds range from king and queen-size to a double, single and a sofa bed. You will also find a bar-size refrigerator, a television, a hair dryer, an iron and an ironing board, free wireless internet, a radio and alarm clock, and of course everything necessary for making tea and coffee. There is also a direct-dial phones and a data port, so if you are a business traveller you will find that you are well catered for.

Speaking of business, there is a conference and meeting room available and, on request, the possibility of morning tea or a business lunch. The hotel offers a limited degree of room service and parking is, as you can expect from a motel, free of charge. Guests have access to a self-service laundry and there is also a dry-cleaning service, as well as luggage storage and daily housekeeping.

The sports bar is the place to go for a relaxing drink in its lounge and, if you are in to sports or just want to have a flutter on one of the games, has live and exclusive UFC coverage. Riverside Hotel has a bistro which is popular both with visitors and locals. Family-friendly, it includes a children’s menu and a wide range of dishes from burgers and pub fare to steaks. Keep an eye out for specials!

Riverside Hotel is ideally suited to those driving, as it is just a little outside Launceston, by the river Tamar, with the Tamar Islands Wetlands Centre just a couple of minutes away. It only takes ten or so minutes to drive into the city centre, where there is an abundance of shops, eateries and attractions such as Penny Royal Adventures, Boags Brewery and of course Launceston’s famous Cataract Gorge. Other nearby places of interest include the Beauty Point Seahorse Farm, Tailrace Park and Tasmania Zoo. The hotel has its own kids’ play area, a game room with a pool table and a selection of arcade games, and there are opportunities for fishing and golf not far off.

Located in Riverside, this motel is 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Tamar Island Wetlands Centre and within 6 mi (10 km) of Velo Winery and Trevallyn Nature Recreation Area. Launceston College and Cataract Gorge Reserve are also within 6 mi (10 km).

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a meeting room are available at this motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, an arcade/game room, and express check-out are onsite.

All 26 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and electric kettles, plus free WiFi and TVs. Room service, rainfall showerheads, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

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Motel Amenities


  • Number of meeting rooms - 1
  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Express check-out
  • Total number of rooms - 26
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free newspapers in lobby


  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free bottled water
  • Desk
  • Microwave
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • TV size 40
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • TV size (measurement) inch
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Shower only
  • Electric kettle
  • Television

Motel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
From AU$133.00 per night
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