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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Waratah on York in Launceston is gorgeous - inside and out. We were moved to a brighter room with airconditioning as they were experiencing a heat wave. The bed and the pillows in our room were like sleeping on a cloud - literally. The chef Michael was very pleasant and happy to cook whatever you could want for a hot...

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2Thank Helen W
Sydney
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Total disaster from the time we entered our room. Room was dirty, carpet stained, television wouldn't work, faulty power switches in the room making lights flickering on and off through the night felt unsafe. Manager advise was she was unable to get electrician as it was the weekend. No apologies and no offer for another room. No hair dryer in...

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4Thank sadiesummers146
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

The room was clean, the bed was very comfortable. It had an unusual mix of old and chinese furniture. Could have done with a carpet in the hallway to cut down on the noise of people walking past our room. Breakfast was in the building behind but was very good. Would recommend.

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Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2012

This is the second time we have stayed at this great place. Friendly staff, and a great full English breakfast included in the tariff complete with dining with a wonderful view over Launceston in the brand new dining room. We were ugraded to a beautiful heritage Queen suite with spa and four poster bed because they weren't very busy. The...

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Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 17 November 2012 via mobile

I stayed in the old section in a very small room. The carpet was heavily stained and the room was a bit musty, but the bathroom was very clean and the bed comfortable enough with very clean sheets. breakfast is very generous in the modern part of the premises, but it felt a bit strange going from old wordly to...

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Reviewed 10 November 2012 via mobile

We were totally disgusted with our room. The room smelt awful. The carpets were stained and the bathroom was clean but boring. Spa totally uninviting. How on earth it ever got a 4 star rating is beyond me. My rating 3. It is not pretty or luxurious in any way. Just a large spartan room.

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2Thank LeaDam96
Reviewed 21 October 2012

We came over for our wedding anniversary Wow what a amazing hotel, we were in the honeymoon suite it was fantastic!! The host could not be anymore accommodating if she tried. Waratah on York is a must stay when in Launceston.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 July 2012

I was so excited about arriving at a 4.5 star B&B....but was a little disappointed. We were in the Heritage suite room. The strange thing about this room is that people entering the B&B from York street have to walk along a path that was right up next to the house and therefore could peer direct into the room AND...

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Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We stayed at Waratah on York the weekend the AFL was in Launceston, which we now realise was the main reason for all the noise - but Waratah on York have an old and a new section. We stayed in the new section and you could hear every group that arrived home - it was quite loud as there are...

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Thank AustraliaPaz
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 May 2012

This is a quaint, homey place to stay with lovely people. The breakfast (included) was varied and delicious. The jet tub and cozy Victorian feel was exactly what we needed after several days of driving and hiking. It is an easy walk to the park and downtown restaurants. I would highly recommend Waratah on York!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Waratah on York

Address: 12 York St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Price Range: €94 - €125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waratah on York 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Waratah On York Launceston, Australia - Tasmania
Waratah On York Hotel Launceston
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Launceston
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“If you wanted a special night the Deluxe honeymoon suite was beautiful”
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 of 5 bubbles 454jennyk, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on the first floor for the best views and avoid the room outside the courtyard (opposite reception) if you're a non-smoker.”
 of 5 bubbles N7084ZBlindac, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floors facing NORTH would have good views”
 of 5 bubbles southerncol, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for either a heritage room or a room in the modern building”
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“Choose a spa room.”
 of 5 bubbles PieterH705, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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