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Top tips for finding Launceston hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Launceston, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Launceston in September and June.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Launceston if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Launceston accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Launceston found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $230, while the most expensive was $320.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Launceston for 2 days.
If you want to learn about the history of Launceston and would like to be within easy walking distance of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, then the Clarion Hotel City Park Grand is a good option. This 4-star hotel offers boutique accommodation in downtown Launceston and is a 10-minute walk across the river to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.
For travellers who would like to be near the greenery of Launceston’s parks, the 4-star Mercure overlooks the 200-year-old City Park, a heritage site and something that is of great cultural importance in Launceston.
For visitors who want to mix luxury with history, the 4-star Florance is a good option. This hotel was built in the 19th century and, although it has kept up with important elements of modern hotels, it has managed to maintain its Victorian character. This hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Boags Brewery, which has been in operation since 1881 and is a 7-minute walk from the Launceston Tramway Museum, which is a community-based project that works to restore the old trams that used to exist in Launceston.
For those who like to enjoy a bit of shopping when on holiday, you could consider staying in the majestic Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, which is located close to 1842 Gallery for handcrafted furniture and is within an easy walking distance of the network of shopping streets around Brisbane Street Mall – the oldest shopping mall in Launceston.
Looking for adventure? Consider staying at the Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel and Apartments, a 3-star heritage property. Next door to this hotel is the Penny Royal Adventure Centre complete with indoor and outdoor climbing walls, a 100-metre zip line and reconstructed 19th-century mills. The Penny Royal Adventure Centre, which is based on the original Penny Royal Windmill (from the 1840s) also has a ghost tour and onsite restaurant, café and wine bar where you can relax after a day of adventure.
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The luxury Hatherley Birrell Collection, an 1830s mansion with a beautiful English-style garden that is overlooked by the hotel terraces, is only 1 kilometre from the city centre. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Cataract Gorge and a 15 minutes’ drive from Launceston Airport.
The 4-star Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston, which is two blocks from the city centre and within easy walking distance of the historic Prince’s Square, has a good breakfast for an additional fee. Balmoral on York, a hotel favoured by people travelling for business, is a short walk from the lively restaurant and bar area of Launceston and has a good breakfast included in the room price.
The 4-star Peppers Seaport Hotel, with its views of the River Tamar and location in Launceston's Old Seaport Dock area, has rooms for families. Another good option for family rooms is the Commodore Regent, which is only a 3-minute walk to the city centre. This hotel is also close to the National Automobile Museum.
The 4-star Adina Place Motel has north-facing balconies and views of Launceston, plus it has free public parking onsite – reservation is not required. A good budget option that offers free public parking nearby is the 2-star Arthouse Hostel, which is situated on the North Esk River, between the Seaport and the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and is a 15-minute walk from the city centre.
Although the average price for a double room in Launceston is $168, $73 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Launceston. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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