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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely the best place in Bairnsdale. The bed is so comfortable, the words cannot describe it! That spa bath in the king room is amazing too! It is off the main street and in a much quieter corner. Great views and very central. My only issue was that I stayed for a few nights and the housekeeping did not vacuum...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riversleigh is a really lovely boutique hotel on a reasonably quiet street near the river. Much of its charm is its curbside appeal. We arrived much later than planned and the staff was very accommodating about our late check in. We had an upstairs king room facing the river. The room itself (a deluxe king with a spa) was...

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Thank Jae B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice old refurbished building situated close to the centre of town - next door to Coles supermarket - with good free parking. Room was of a satisfactory size with a small fridge and plates/cutlery. Ensuite very large. Satisfactory continental style breakfast.

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Thank melanie823
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful converted Victorian house tucked in a back street of Bairnsdale... Room 22 has gorgeous views! If in Bairnsdale don't hesitate... Would be even better if breakfast had some eggs and cheese ;)

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Thank Catarina S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old property has been tastefully renovated. The room was comfortable and clean. The attention to detail was good. Quality linens and neutral decor. We were well looked after by Stu and enjoyed a sound sleep and a healthy breakfast. A little more interesting than the main street offerings as far as accomodation goes.

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Thank Steve S
melbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property was recommended to me as a good place for business travellers in Bairnsdale. I cannot disagree with previous reviews about the facilities at this this property. However, breakfast doesn't start until 7:30 am. and as a business traveller, I am always on the road well before this time. In my opinion the property is most suited to leisure...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 30, 2016

It looks magnificent from the outside and doubtless some of the accommodation is good but I have to admit I was teensy bit disappointed with my room. I guess I was really expecting something more. It was basically just a room with a bed and some bits of furniture but no wardrobe!!!! I wasn't keen on not having a proper...

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We booked 10 minutes before arrival. To be greeted at reception like an old friend. The room was just lovely a very comfortable king size bed with a spa. The bar was very inviting with open fire. Will definitely be staying there again

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Melbourne
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Located within easy walking distance of restaurants. Luxurious and spacious accommodation for a couple. The King Koil bed was exceptionally comfortable. We stayed for one night and found the continental breakfast adequate.

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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed recently for one night and Riversleigh totally blew my expectations. It is very well looked after, and is bright and better than many hotels you will find in any major city in Australia. The rooms have everything in you can think of, and the beds are exceptional. The owner (Rachael) was overly helpful and made the experience brilliant...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our boutique 20 room hotel provides the perfect weekend getaway or corporate retreat. The Riversleigh is conveniently located near the central business district in Bairnsdale on a quiet street over-looking the Mitchell River. This historic hotel - an East Gippsland Icon, dates back to 1886. The Riversleigh (3 Victorian terraces) were renovated to their original elegance in 1987 and has recently undergone a major refurbishment to provide modern day comfort within the original elegant surrounds. High ceilings, plush linen, a picturesque setting and attentive service are just the first things you will notice upon your arrival at the Riversleigh. Three room options are available; Classic Queen, Deluxe King, & Executive Suites all offering private ensuites (two of which feature spa baths). Whichever you choose, you'll be impressed by the relaxed, warm feeling and the sense of history that pervades this 1880's mansion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riversleigh

Address: 1 Nicholson St, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Bairnsdale
Price Range: $108 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Riversleigh 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Bairnsdale
Bairnsdale Comfort Inn
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#3 Family Hotel in Bairnsdale
#4 Business Hotel in Bairnsdale
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“We had a room in the annex.”
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“Great views to be had in upstairs rooms, overlooking Lake King.”
 of 5 bubbles meldav, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Great views from the front rooms overlooking the Mitchell River”
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