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Top hotels in Launceston

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Commodore Regent
Commodore Regent
4 out of 5
13 Brisbane Street, Launceston, TAS
NZ$139
per night
Dec 16 - Dec 17

Located in Launceston CBD, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from City Park and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Cataract Gorge. Design Centre of Tasmania and Albert Hall Convention ...

4.1/5Very Good! (857 reviews)

"Next to City part and 2-3 mins from CBD markets with nice view"…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov. 2019

Commodore Regent
Best Western Plus Launceston
Best Western Plus Launceston
4.5 out of 5
3 Earl Street, Launceston, TAS
NZ$145
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20

Located in Launceston CBD, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Princess Theatre and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Cataract Gorge. Quadrant Mall and Design Centre ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,754 reviews)

"Close walk to the city but far enough away that it wasn’t noisy. Nice clean modern feel about the hotel"…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec. 2019

Best Western Plus Launceston
Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel & Apartments
Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel & Apartments
3.5 out of 5
147 Paterson Street, Launceston, TAS
NZ$126
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19

Located in Launceston CBD, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Penny Royal Adventures and Cataract Gorge. Launceston College and Royal Park are also within 10 ...

4.2/5Very Good! (2,230 reviews)

"Property was in an excellent location - walking distance to Cataract Gorge and the town centre. There were 2 great restaurants very close by and a chocolate making and lolly shop on the premises. Price was very reasonable. Guy at reception couldn't find my booking even though he search by my name, ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec. 2019

Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel & Apartments

Popular things to do in Launceston

Brisbane Street Mall
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Brisbane Street Mall

4/5(449 reviews)

Launceston’s best shopping is in easy reach at this busy community hub, where intriguing laneways and historic arcades branch off from a central sheltered mall.

City Park
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City Park

4.5/5(506 reviews)

Stroll around this charming Victorian-era park to see its pretty flower displays, giant chess set, heritage monuments and monkey enclosure.

Boags Brewery
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Boags Brewery

4.5/5(118 reviews)

See the inner workings of a historic Tasmanian brewery on a tour of the home of James Boag’s beer, complete with tastings and a visit to a traditional-style pub.

Top activities in Launceston

World Heritage Tour of Cradle Mountain from Launceston
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World Heritage Tour of Cradle Mountain from Launceston

NZ$137

Cradle Mountain National Park is an area of iconic scenery with a wide variety of walking trails to choose from in this stunning World Heritage listed area. With around 5 hours to spend in the National Park we leave our walking itinerary flexible to suit our guests and the weather conditions on the day.

3-Day Tasmania Tour from Launceston to Hobart
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3-Day Tasmania Tour from Launceston to Hobart

NZ$405

During 3 action packed days, our BIG 3 Tasmania tour explores some of our Island’s most scenic and world-renowned locations. Start your journey with a huge day of out at Cradle Mountain World Heritage area, an area with amazing walks and scenery with a huge variety of walks to choose from in this stunning part of Tasmania.

Bay of Fires Day Tour
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Bay of Fires Day Tour

NZ$158

Tasmania’s east coast is fast becoming renown around the world for it’s fluffy pure white sands and crystal clear azure blue waters. Granite rocky outcrops covered with orange lichen jut out into the ocean to separate a large collection of hidden away beaches.

Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston
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Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston

NZ$154

Spend a full day awakening your senses through the majesty of Cradle Mountain National Park on this guided tour from Launceston. Journey deep into the Tasmanian forest and explore the wildlife, waterfalls, and glacial lakes soaring above the sparkling Dove Lake plateau.

1 Day Wineglass Bay Hobart to Launceston Active Day Tour
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1 Day Wineglass Bay Hobart to Launceston Active Day Tour

NZ$179

We travel through the seaside towns of Orford and Swansea as we make our way to Freycinet National Park. Freycinet is one of Tasmania’s first National Parks, famous for its rich and stunning coastal landscapes.

National Automobile Museum of Tasmania General Entry Ticket
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National Automobile Museum of Tasmania General Entry Ticket

NZ$15

Visit: National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, 86 Cimitiere Street Opposite Launceston City Park, Launceston, Tasmania 7250 Australia The National Automobile Museum of Tasmania has an important role to play in the preserving of cars and motorcycles that have been part of our history.

Reviews of Launceston

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 36.43586833144155%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 53.46197502837684%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 9.648127128263337%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 0.340522133938706%
1 - Terrible
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4/5 - Good

Lyn

Dec 14, 2019

Did the trek to Walls of Jerusalem which was challenging but beautiful scenery and a great experience.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 13, 2019

Love it

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 11, 2019

I was surprised how close Cataract Gorge is. We Loved Launceston, we based ourselves here and traveled to Deloraine for our 1st Rodeo, Mole Creek to Trowunna Wildlife Park, Raspberry farm and a few other places

5/5 - Excellent

Harry

Dec 10, 2019

Very good variety of experiences in a lovely location, will be back for more !

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 9, 2019

It was quite tricky to drive around the city because of the one way streets and too hilly for much walking.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 8, 2019

As a solo traveller I highly recommend dining at Geronimo Aperitivo bar and restaurant.