3.7 out of 5

"we come here all the time for 3 days to watch hawthorn football club play at york park and we love the amenities and location " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 27 Jun 2018

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Hotel Description

Batman Fawkner Inn puts you in the heart of Launceston, within steps of Princess Theatre and City Park Radio Museum. Highlights at this Victorian hostel include a restaurant, a nightclub, and free self parking.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 40 shared rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free weekday newspapers, and desks.

This smoke-free hostel offers a games room, free newspapers in the lobby, and tour/ticket assistance. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. On weekday mornings cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

With a stay at this Launceston CBD hostel, you'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Cataract Gorge.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$80 per night

Shared Dormitory (4-6 bed dorm)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Women only

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room (4 Adults)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Batman Fawkner Inn ratings based on 124 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Batman Fawkner Inn

Everyone (91) Couples (18) Students (3) Family (11) Other (1)
4 out of 5
Great Value, nice and close to city centre etc. Shared kitchen could have been cleaner, bathroom was good apart from the broken door and the worn out sink, shower was good. Overall, again good value, as I expected.

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2019

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5 out of 5
Staff are excellent. Room was tidy and clean. Enjoyable stay.

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2018

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4 out of 5
Centrally located in Launceston. Easy to get to everything. Friendly staff. Luggage lift. Historic building. Reasonably priced. Would stay there again.

Posted by on 27 Dec. 2018

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3 out of 5
Was a good room but very small bathroom once in shower cant shut shower door because bathroom dooris in way

Posted by on 18 Oct. 2018

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2 out of 5
BED AGAINST WALL PERSON ON THAT SIDE HAVE TO CLIMB OVER OTHER PERSON TO GO TO BATHROOM MOVED BED ON ANGLE TO ACCOMMODATE,BATHROOM DOOR STICKY VERY HARD TO OPEN AND CLOSE.FREINDS STAYED HERE SAME NIGHTS AS US .THEIR ROOM WAS TWICE SIZE OF OURS,MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE.THEY PAID SAME MONEY AS US.$75 IN COMPARISON OURS SHOULD HAVE BEEN $45.I APPRECIATE THAT THIS IS BUDGET ACCOMMADITION BUT?POSITION WAS GOOD,CLOSE TO CBD.WILL NOT STAY THERE AGAIN

Posted by on 15 Oct. 2018

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4 out of 5
Close to city centre and function areas. Bathroom door was unable to be closed.

Posted by on 9 Sep. 2018

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5 out of 5
we come here all the time for 3 days to watch hawthorn football club play at york park and we love the amenities and location

Posted by on 27 Jun. 2018

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5 out of 5
It is in a perfect location and good value. Food shops and entertainment and York Park are minutes away. Fridge in all rooms allows for Supermarket shopping.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 7 Jun. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Jun. 2018 by Reception

Thank you Lyle for your fantastic review, We hope to see you again the future.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A nightclub, tour or ticket assistance, and vending machine are also featured at Batman Fawkner Inn. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This Victorian Launceston hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1822
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Launceston, TAS (LST) (15.3 km / 9.5 mi)
  • Train station: East Tamar Junction Station (2.2 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle; airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Batman Fawkner Inn offers 40 forms of shared accommodation with air conditioning, complimentary newspapers and shared/communal kitchens. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Launceston hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Microwaves, an iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested.Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Accommodations are shared
  • Communal kitchen
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave available
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM and 11:30 AM.

Batman Fawkner Inn has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM until 9:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM, please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

A nightclub operates within the hotel premises every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Guests should expect some noise disturbance during this time. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transport is offered at scheduled time 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A cash deposit or credit 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No lifts
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 350.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 4 and AUD 25 for adults, and AUD 4 and AUD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15.00 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 15.00 (one way), (up to 15 years old)
  • 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

  • Batman Fawkner Inn Hostel Launceston
  • Batman Fawkner Inn Hostel
  • Batman Fawkner Launceston
  • Batman Fawkner
  • Batman Fawkner Inn Launceston

You should know

  • Batman Fawkner Inn offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Batman Fawkner Inn.