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"Bed was great, location was spot on. Paid Extra $60 for buffet only to find out that they weren’t providing buffet due to covid 19, which was ok. Ask ... " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Launceston awaits you at Best Western Plus Launceston. Within steps you'll find Princess Theatre and Quadrant Mall within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour business center.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 116 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Premium bedding and pillow menus welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include free toiletries. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Snappers Restaurant, serves fusion cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Tram Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with dinner. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 5-minute walk of this 4.5-star Launceston CBD hotel include Design Centre of Tasmania and Brisbane Street Mall.

Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Bathtub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$118* Per night/room 24 Jan. - 25 Jan.

Superior Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bathtub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Best Western Plus Launceston ratings based on 443 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus Launceston

Everyone (359) Couples (31) Business (7) Students (1) Family (28) Other (2)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Sep. 2020

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11 Sep. 2020 by Michelle

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3 out of 5
Bed was great, location was spot on. Paid Extra $60 for buffet only to find out that they weren’t providing buffet due to covid 19, which was ok. Ask for a refund but was declined, had a choice from their limited breakfast choice or have nothing.

Posted by , from Hobart, Tasmania on 14 Jul. 2020

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28 Jul. 2020 by Heather

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5 out of 5
Great spacious rooms. Very clean and tidy. Staff were more than happy to help with my questions.

Posted by , from Hobart on 5 Jul. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Michelle

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your comments. Kind Regards

4 out of 5
Location was great, Staff where excellent, Parking was easy and free. It did smell of stale cigarettes.

Posted by , from Tasmania on 21 Jun. 2020

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25 Jun. 2020 by Tiarna

Thank you for your feedback Scott! :)

4 out of 5
Friendly staff and great location! Easy parking and spacious room. Would happily stay again.

Posted by on 7 Jun. 2020

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7 Jun. 2020 by Jacqueline

Thank you very much for your lovely review, We hope to welcome you back soon, Kind regards, Jacqueline

3 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Mar. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Michelle

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5 out of 5
Friendly & helpful staff who made you feel welcome.

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2020

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10 Mar. 2020 by Heather

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5 out of 5
Great location in the heart of Launceston. Room was clean and bed was really comfortable

Posted by , from Sydney on 23 Feb. 2020

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24 Feb. 2020 by Lucy

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5 out of 5
In the middle of town. Easy to get to and parking was good. You can walk easy to food and shopping

Posted by , from Tasmania on 12 Feb. 2020

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14 Feb. 2020 by Lucy

Thank you for staying with us. Kind Regards, Lucy

4 out of 5
Good overall, good value Toilets needs a bit of updating

Posted by on 28 Jan. 2020

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1 Feb. 2020 by Lucy

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback and will take it on board. Kind Regards, Lucy.

About the Best Western Plus Launceston

Location 3 Earl Street, Launceston, TAS 7250

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 5328 square feet (495 square meters) and includes conference space. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Best Western Plus Launceston. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Launceston hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 116 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 5328 sq ft of conference space
  • 495 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1976
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Launceston, TAS (LST) (15 km / 9.3 mi)
  • Train station: East Tamar Junction Station (2.6 km / 1.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking, extended parking, and RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Launceston offers 116 accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 49-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Snappers Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Tram Bar - This bar specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 39.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of We Care Clean (Best Western) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 24 for adults and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 6 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 39.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Launceston
  • Best Western Plus Hotel Launceston
  • Best Western Plus Launceston
  • Launceston Best Western
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Launceston Tasmania
  • Best Western Plus Launceston Hotel
  • Plus Launceston Launceston
  • Best Western Plus Launceston Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Launceston Launceston
  • Best Western Plus Launceston Hotel Launceston

National Rating

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

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