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Waratah on York

4-star4 stars
12 York Street, Launceston, TAS, 7250, Australia

Upscale B&B within easy reach of Cataract Gorge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Very comfortable

Waratah on York

from A$126
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Executive Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Suite, 1 Queen Bed
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

What’s around Waratah on York


  • In Launceston CBD
  • Cataract Gorge - 36 min walk
  • Launceston Aquatic Centre - 1 min walk
  • Design Centre of Tasmania - 5 min walk
  • City Park - 6 min walk
  • National Automobile Museum - 6 min walk
  • City Park Radio Museum - 7 min walk
  • Albert Hall Convention Centre - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Launceston, TAS (LST) - 12 min drive
  • East Tamar Junction Station - 18 min walk
  • Western Junction Station - 13 min drive
  • Hagley Station - 18 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Saturday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water

Waratah on York’s small print

Also known as

  • Waratah York B&B Launceston
  • Waratah York B&B
  • Waratah York Launceston
  • Waratah York
  • Waratah On York Launceston, Tasmania
  • Waratah On York Hotel Launceston
  • Waratah on York Launceston
  • Waratah on York Bed & breakfast
  • Waratah on York Bed & breakfast Launceston


This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

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We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Superb 9.2 From 113 reviews

Very good 8.0
Convient, comfy B&B
Waratah on York is located on top of a hill with lovely views over city park. Beware it's very steep hill to walk down (and up). The staff we exceedingly friendly and gave very helpful suggestions on where to eat and things to do. The continental breakfast was above average, and the offer of hot croissants was a very nice touch. The cleanliness of the room was great, we had a couple of comfortable chairs, a reasonably comfortable king size bed and a spa bath. The bathroom amenities were nothing memorable, but were provided. The only downside is that it is a bit of bugger to find at night, (so is their key safe). But the texted instructions on how to use the safe and wifi were great. The biggest annoyance is when a hotels puts up a sign up asking guest to be environmentally conscious and hang up their towels, (which I am happy to do) but then the half flush on the toilet doesn't work.
John Andrew, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful old property with period features. I loved the spa bath in a "sun lounge", it was heaven. The room was decorated very much in keeping with the era, it was spacious, comfortable and clean. Great to see ample tea bags, coffee and milk in the room as in some places the supplies are very "scant". Very friendly staff and the included breakfast was a bonus. Only thing to be wary of if you are incapacitated in some way was that there were steps to manoeuvre which was fine for me and the staff carried my case both to and from my room. Given the location of the property in Launceston and the obvious age of the building (which I could see on the website) I assumed there would be stairs so not a problem at all, but it was the only thing I could think of that may have been a negative for some people. The advantage of being upstairs was the beautiful views from the room overlooking Launceston. Sadly only a very short stay for me but I am already planning to stay here when next I travel to Launceston.
au1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel with huge room, nicely decorated
The hotel is a beautiful historical building, up on hill (some slope to climb if not drive). A spectacular view over the city from our room on 1/F. Room is huge, and up-to-standard clean. I would suggest a more thorough cleaning of the bath tub. I like the heat light in shower room. Breakfast served is simple (I.e yoghurt, milk, cereal, pancake and bread). Please bring your own toothbrush, toothpaste and sandals (not provided by hotel). Reception staff is helpful and gave us tips on restaurants. Cleaning staff is also helpful, helped us on luggage storage. Definitely recommended, will consider this hotel again if I come back.
hk2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
We were the first guests to stay in the new 3-bedroom apartment at Waratah on York. The apartment setup was really nice - very roomy and nicely laid out for a family stay with bedrooms nicely separate from living areas. The kitchen was great - had all the needed facilities and was just like being at home. Quiet location on the city fringe - close enough to walk to the city and supermarkets etc without being in the thick of it. Lovely old fashioned style of building and room - felt very luxurious. Would highly recommend staying here - was great for us as a family to have the extra room and facilities.
Jodi, au3 night family trip
Good 6.0
No heat in the bathroom and the shower went cold half way into a quick shower. When reported to the hotel desk he seemed to know our room had this problem sometimes. His solution was to wait a couple of hours and if it was still cold water only to let him know again. We were there just one night. Room itself was good but the overall experience was not.
Joe, us1 night trip

Waratah on York

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