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1 room, 2 adults

Pod Inn

2-star2 stars
17-19 Wellington St, Launceston, TAS, 7250, Australia

Adults-only capsule hotel connected to a shopping center, within walking distance of Launceston College
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COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • This is a wonderful concept - esp for solo travellers. The Pod hotel was fantastic,…Feb. 17, 2021
  • It was interesting to stay in Feb. 5, 2021

Pod Inn

from A$68
  • Side Entrance Single Capsule Bed
  • Side Entrance Double Capsule Bed
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, 2 Single Beds
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, 3 Single Beds
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, 4 Bedrooms

What’s around Pod Inn


  • In Launceston CBD
  • Launceston College - 4 min walk
  • Princess Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Royal Park - 7 min walk
  • Launceston Aquatic Centre - 15 min walk
  • Cataract Gorge - 23 min walk
  • Silverdome - 5.3 mi / 8.6 km
  • Franklin House - 5.4 mi / 8.6 km

Getting around

  • Launceston, TAS (LST) - 12 min drive
  • East Tamar Junction Station - 7 min drive
  • Western Junction Station - 12 min drive
  • Hagley Station - 17 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 6 AM to 8 PM*


  • Onsite self parking (AUD 2 per night)

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

  • Offsite parking nearby (AUD 2 per night)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Pod Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Pod Inn Hostel Launceston
  • Pod Inn Capsule Hotel
  • Pod Inn Capsule Hotel Launceston
  • Pod Inn Hostel
  • Pod Launceston
  • Pod Inn Hostel
  • Pod Inn Launceston


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Optional extras

Self parking costs AUD 2 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs AUD 2 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 15 per person (one-way)

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.

FAQs for Pod Inn

  • Does Pod Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Pod Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Pod Inn?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Pod Inn?
    Yes. Self parking costs AUD 2 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at Pod Inn?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Pod Inn?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Pod Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Star of Siam (3-min walk), The Metz (6-min walk), and Buddha Café & Restaurant (6-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Pod Inn?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 6 AM to 8 PM on request. The charge is AUD 15 per person one-way.
  • What is there to do at Pod Inn and nearby?
    Recommended spots to visit include Launceston College (4-min walk) and Princess Theatre (7-min walk), along with Royal Park (7-min walk) and Launceston Aquatic Centre (0.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 51 reviews

Good 6.0
The place is a bit hard to find and not well sign posted from the road. The pods are OK but a bit noisy (snoring) and the door lock when you are inside and close it ie you need to practise opening it to avoid a night time panic when half asleep
Ian, au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
I really enjoyed the privacy of the pods while staying in hostel accomodation style and you could lock up your private items There is also a safe within the pods It was extremely comfortable and you had everything you needed Lights, chargers,air conditioning and it was very clean and spacious ( being a bit claustrophobic )no problem Because it’s a new concept few things can be improved and it needs conversations The fridges supplied are not big enough to host a sell out accomodation I was lucky because it was quieter but that is an issue because you can’t cook which is fine with me but defnetly not enough fridge space . I encourage you to make a rule that people need to clean there dishes dry them and put them away like in any hostel situation . The kitchen is full of dishes drying on the sink and people take advantage if it A coffee pot machine would be awesome where you just supply the machine and we need to purchase the pots You could also sell them with a little bit of a profit The quite rule within the accomodation should be pointed out while checking in and be firm about it These were no complaints just suggestion to make it even better then it is I was very happy with the accomodation and will stay there again but there is room for improvement always Thank you Bianca
Bianca, au6 night trip
Very good 8.0
I found my humidity crib quite comfortable, and looking forward to staying again 👍
Paul, au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
The pod was fine - but the lockers were far too small. I couldn't fit my backpack into the locker
JohnH, au1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Great new experience
New experience which was enjoyable, pods are like new, double roomy for one maybe cozy for two people. Facilities are good, people were respectful & quite. Would stay again
Alicia, au1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great Facility for what it is. Pod was clean, staff wre friendly
Bradley, au1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Great price and location and clean. Pod was great. Multi storey council car park 1 minute walk away has overnight price of $2 after 5.30pm to 9am. The doors into the pod room are normal swing doors that click loudly - that constant clicking kept waking me up - even with ear plugs :( - these 2 doors need to be replaced with silent auto sliding doors ASAP ! - then I can stay again.
au1 night trip
Good 6.0
The beds are comfy and the pods are homely. If you're good at falling asleep it's a nice spot. On the other hand if you're bad at falling asleep the external noises I.e the lockers opening and closing and the doors opening and closing can be a bit annoying. The fact the light is kept on outside the pod all night isn't ideal either. If you're here for a night or 2 it's a perfectly reasonable place to stay. Any longer I think the lack of cooking facilities and a touch of tiredness may start to impact on the stay.
au4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The whole concept of sleeping in your own pod was awesome. Rather than sharing a room. There was lockable cupboards for your excess items, but you can lock your items in the pod safely. Very comfortable and clean, so close to the city centre
au1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Perfect set up if you just need a place to stay for the night, very clean and private.
au3 night trip

Pod Inn