Orford Blue Waters

2.5 star property
Beach hotel with casino, near Raspins Beach

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Orford Blue Waters

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Deluxe Double Room, Multiple Beds, Ocean View
Food and drink
Aerial view
Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony, Ocean View
Lunch, dinner served; local cuisine, sea views

Overview of Orford Blue Waters

7.8 out of 10 Good
7.8/10 Good

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
28 Tasman Highway, Orford, TAS, 7190
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Casino
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Playground
Feel at home
  • Playground on site
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Hobart International Airport (HBA) - 47 min drive


  • Gateway Cafe - 8 min walk
  • The Fish Van - 7 min drive
  • The Colonial Tea House and Gift Shop - 6 min drive
  • Scorchers by the River Pizza Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Gateway Cafe - 7 min drive

About this property

Orford Blue Waters

Try your luck at the casino when you stay at Orford Blue Waters in Orford. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Orford Blue Waters, which serves local cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge, a terrace and a garden are other highlights.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Playground


  • Front desk (limited hours)


  • 4 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1957
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • 18 holes of golf
  • Casino

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Orford Blue Waters – Overlooking the ocean, this bistro specialises in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately AUD 15 to 15 for adults and AUD 15 to 15 for children

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for AUD 15.0 per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 15 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Orford Blue Waters Hotel
Orford Blue Waters Hotel Tasmania
Orford Blue Waters Hotel
Orford Blue Waters Orford
Orford Blue Waters Hotel Orford

Frequently asked questions

Are pets allowed at Orford Blue Waters?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Orford Blue Waters?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Orford Blue Waters?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Orford Blue Waters?
Yes, there's a casino.
What is there to do at Orford Blue Waters and nearby?
Orford Blue Waters has a casino and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Orford Blue Waters?
Yes, Orford Blue Waters offers al fresco dining, local cuisine and ocean views.
What's the area around Orford Blue Waters like?
Orford Blue Waters is located by the river, a short 7-minute walk from Millingtons Beach Conservation Area and 3 minutes' walk from Orford Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Relaxed setting
1-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Older motel on the outside, but new on the inside.
1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The hotel also had a club attached and had great food.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Though the weather was inclement (rainy and cold) the Young staff were very warm and friendly and I especially loved the food in the Restaurant (as usual) I have never had a bad meal there yet - first class Family oriented atmosphere and very friendly to little children and this is to be commended.
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Freezing night but no heating it would not work needs filters cleaned
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Colin, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Clean fresh rooms. Pillows were a little hard. But very affordable. Would definitely stay again.
1-night romance trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Short family summer getaway
Great location right on the river close to park and it was great to be able to the hotel/pub for great meals. Definitely would stay again
Kathy, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review