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Launceston Bed and Breakfast Retreat

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77 Bayview Dr, Blackstone Heights, Launceston, Tasmania 7250 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

This is one of the best B&B's you will find anywhere. Jane is an amazing host. The place is spotless, bed amazing. Everything you could possibly want in the kitchen including a fabulous breakfast and great coffee. A wonderful peaceful setting and a fabulous deck...More

Thank Benjbear
Response from Jane O, Owner at Launceston Bed and Breakfast RetreatResponded June 15, 2018

Thanks for the review, its great to hear people enjoying their stay and what you actually enjoyed the most. I hope to see you back again one day soon. Regards Jane

Reviewed May 15, 2018

Hi All I recently stayed at this B&B. This is a lovely spot only 10 minutes from Launceston CBD. This well appointed b&b is well maintained and has native birds and wildlife that you can view and feed. You can even watch animals from inside...More

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Response from Jane O, Owner at Launceston Bed and Breakfast RetreatResponded May 16, 2018

I love to hear people have enjoyed there stay, many thanks for sharing with me that you enjoyed the wildlife and BnB. I'm looking forward to seeing you back again one day. Regards Jane

Reviewed March 16, 2018

How clever am I in booking our week in Launceston here ! This is one of the best places we have ever stayed in. Talk about pampering. Jane thought of everything. The rooms are sheer luxury......so comfortable and plenty of room. The verandah is to...More

Thank D_Walton2013
Response from Jane O, Owner at Launceston Bed and Breakfast RetreatResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for the review, getting comments back from guests helps us continue as we are or improve the service. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed the stay. The nocturnal wildlife keep returning each night and the birds each day. In fact across...More

Reviewed January 15, 2018

I spent three days here with my mother and daughter. The retreat was so peaeful and Jane was absolutely lovely. The kitchen was stocked with awesome breakfast requirements ( cereals, juices, milk, bread, fruit, eggs and bacon) etc. Abundunt wildlife in the backyard with 2...More

Thank kerrylee665
Response from Jane O, Owner at Launceston Bed and Breakfast RetreatResponded January 18, 2018

Hello Kerry and family it was lovely meeting you all and thank you for the review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the balcony with views and wildlife, I saw Basil the southern Brown Bandicoot and Eddie the echidna yesterday so they are all on the...More

Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

We spent our last night here before the long journey home! It was so tranquil and peaceful that, after two weeks of driving in Tasmania, it was the perfect end to our visit! Lovely setting overlooking the river, great porch for relaxing, and a wonderful...More

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Response from Jane O, Owner at Launceston Bed and Breakfast RetreatResponded January 14, 2018

It's lovely to hear that you arrived back home safely and thank you for the review. It was my pleasure having you as it is with other guests and its even better when I know that you enjoyed the space and the relaxing balcony. I...More

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RIVER VIEWS and WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE: Boutique B&B /apartment right on the river video cameras with infrared lights are discreetly placed in the garden to capture the wildlife antics at night, this footage is ...More streamed live onto the guests TV in their lounge. Two bedroom, lounge, huge balcony all over looking the South Esk River, Kitchen/laundry with powder, private entrance undercover BBQ, bathroom with bath and shower, seperate toilet. The retreat only takes one booking at a time you get the whole floor. Full Breakfast provisions. Whether you are in the Launceston area for business or pleasure the Launceston Bed and Breakfast Retreat is a perfect place to unwind and relax. Come and stay at this retreat right on the banks of the South Esk River, all the main rooms overlook the South Esk River where the birds and native animals call home. Enjoy the sounds of birds settling and rising, and watch the native wildlife from your own private balcony.Enjoy a short bush walk to the South Esk River with direct access from the retreat. Ideal from 1-4 people travelling, 15 mins out of the centre of Launceston, where you will find the famous Cataract Gorge, many more restaurants, art galleries, shops and City Park. The retreat is in a wonderful location to base yourself and explore the north of Tasmania, so much to do within an hours drive, Casino, Barnbugle Golf Course, beaches, Tasmania famous food trail, the lakes district (for fantastic fishing), waterfalls, bush walks, wineries, bike trails, markets, historic towns, Launceston airport and the Spirit of Tasmania. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$144 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Tasmania > Launceston > Blackstone Heights
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Room & Suite (14)
Pool & Beach (2)
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March 31, 2017|
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Response from Jane O | Property representative |
Hello Rod, Welcome to the Launceston Bed and Breakfast Retreat and thank you for your enquiry. The retreat is half a house fully self contained with lounge, 2 x queen rooms etc and totally separate from my area. Is the date... More
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"A wonderful retreat. Couldn't fault anything."
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"Beautiful views, so peaceful and lovely owner"
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"2 double rooms in the b&b accommodation"
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"just a lovely comfortable and quite B and B to stay in"
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