The Riverside Hotel Motel is located 4.7 kms from Launceston city centre, within close proximity to the Cataract Gorge, Penny Royal World, the Gunpowder Mill and Launceston Lakes Trout Fishing Complex. It is also the gateway to the many attractions of the Tamar Valley and wine route!

The Riverside Hotel Motel offers excellent accommodation, with all rooms containing our standard room facilities listed below. Our variety of room types afford differing room features including rooms with a kitchenette (basic facilities), balcony/courtyard, desks, and access to the hotel's free WiFi. With fine food and true Tasmanian cuisine and hospitality the Riverside Hotel Motel is ideally situated offering plenty of local attractions for guests to experience.

Just 20 minutes from Launceston airport, the Riverside Hotel Motel is a family orientated establishment offering true Tasmanian hospitality.

Room Facilities

  • Free WiFi available
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Tea/Coffee making
  • TV
  • Radio & Alarm clock
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Shower or Shower & Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless/Wifi
  • Non-smoking only


  • Free WiFi available throughout the Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Room service - limited service
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Non-smoking floors
  • On-site parking

Reception Hours

  • Check In: 2pm
  • Check Out: 10am
  • Check in is available until 10pm Monday to Saturday, and until 9pm on Sundays and Public Holidays.
  • All guests must produce a valid photo ID and a pre authorisation will be performed on a valid credit card at check-in.

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Business Facilities

Direct dial phones and data port facilities are in all the rooms. A conference and/or meeting room is availiable at the venue. Morning teas and business lunches can be arranged upon request.

Things to do

The Riverside Hotel Motel is central to Launceston attractions.

Situated at the gateway to the Tamar Valley attractions and Wine Route. The Beauty Point Sea Horse Farm and Beaconsfield Grubb Shaft Gold and Heritage Museum are close by, as is the Cataract Gorge, Launceston's most striking feature.

Launceston Lakes Fly Fishing and wild life park in just 10 minutes away.

Other local recreation features include:

  • Golf Course
  • Tailrace Park
  • Kids Indoor Play Centre
  • Tasmania Zoo

Getting Here

The Riverside Hotel Motel is located 4.7 kms from Launceston city centre

Taxi from Lauceston city centre to Riverside Hotel $15.00, Taxi from Launceston Airport to Riverside Hotel $40.00, Shuttle bus from airport $15.00 (**Prices are as a guide Only!!**).

From Spirit of Tasmania ferry terminal at Devonport is one hours drive.

From Launceston airport twenty minutes drive.

When in Lauceston city centre travel down York Street, over the Gorge Bridge onto the West Tamar Highway (A7) the hotel is on the corner of the third set of traffic lights