4.7 out of 5

"Room was absolutely spotless. King bed amazing . Breakfast was delicious with assortment of delicious variety.However believe the pricing was a little ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 06 Nov 2017

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Hotel Description

At The Riversleigh you'll be steps from Nicholson St. Gallery and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre. Highlights at this B&B include free continental breakfast, free self parking and a bar/lounge.

All 22 rooms feature free WiFi, TVs and coffee/tea makers. Fridges and room service make in-room dining convenient. You'll find nice touches like free toiletries and premium bedding to enhance your stay. Free bottled water, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This smoke-free bed & breakfast offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services and a garden. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. Free breakfast is available on weekdays between 7 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 4-star Bairnsdale B&B include Koala Trail and Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.

Classic Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$147* Per night/room 23 Aug. - 24 Aug.

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

1 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe King Twin

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe King with Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Riversleigh ratings based on 70 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Riversleigh

Everyone (42) Couples (19) Family (10)
5 out of 5
We stayed 1 night, we were in Bairnsdale for a friends funeral. The room we had was spacious, cozy warm, as it was very cold outside . We would stay there again if we were in the area.

Posted by on 20 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5
Everything about the Riversleigh was ideal. I will very happily stay there again and recommend it to my friends.

Posted by on 13 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Fantastic service, beautiful rooms. The only negative was that the wifi was incredibly slow.

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Room lacked the ability to open window and get fresh air

Posted by on 30 Dec. 2018

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4 out of 5
Pleasant and a good breakfast. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXooooo

Posted by on 29 Dec. 2018

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5 out of 5
Very well appointed, friendly staff and 'old world charm'.

Posted by on 2 Dec. 2018

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5 out of 5
Really comfortable bed. Loved the continental breakfast.

Posted by on 6 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Room was absolutely spotless. King bed amazing . Breakfast was delicious with assortment of delicious variety.However believe the pricing was a little to steep for the overall room .

Posted by on 6 Nov. 2017

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Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. The Riversleigh also features tour or ticket assistance, a garden, and a picnic area. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of The Riversleigh was completed in March 2015. This 4-star Bairnsdale bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1885
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (302.6 km / 188 mi)
  • Train station: Bairnsdale Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Riversleigh offers 22 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast on weekdays from 7 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk hours: Monday-Saturday: 7:30 AM-9:30 PM; Sunday: 8 AM-8:30 PM. Guests arriving outside of these hours should contact the property prior to arrival using information on the confirmation received after booking.

This property does not have a front desk. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 25 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Riversleigh B&B Bairnsdale
  • Riversleigh Bairnsdale
  • Riversleigh
  • The Riversleigh an Ascend Member

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.