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Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Launceston, located in the city centre, just a 15 minute drive from Launceston Airport and a short walk from the main shopping area.

With its distinct style and personalised guest services – all features of the BEST WESTERN PLUS brand – the hotel offers 116 comfortable guest rooms, a restaurant specialising in Tasmania’s best local produce, a bar and two conference rooms accommodating up to 150 people.

Staying at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Launceston locates you close to several Launceston attractions, such as James Boag’s Brewery, Launceston Seaport, Cataract Gorge and Aurora Stadium; home of the Tassie Hawks.

Whether your travel needs are for leisure or work, the hotel caters for all guest needs with comfort and ease. Choose from our Standard, Superior or Executive to experience a wide range of added services in one of Australia’s best scenic locations in Tasmania, south of the Bass Strait.


Dragonfly Classics Motorcycle Hire

Ride Tasmania on a classic

We hire the legendary Honda CB750, and BMW airheads from the 1970's and early 80's.
These bikes have timeless style, are loads of fun to ride, and are ideal for a nostalgic exploration of Tasmania's iconic roads.
Why not take it easy and take the long and winding road on a classic?

More information in their website here


Choose from: Honda CB750K, Honda CB750 Supersport, BMW R80, BMW R100S

Hire Costs

Pricing starts at $170 per day plus a security bond at time of hire.
Bring your own helmet and jacket (limited gear available).


We are based on Tasmania's North-West coast, with easy access from Burnie, Launceston and the Devonport Ferry
Email us today to make a booking for a classic Ride
or contact mike: 0438 750 455
Tasmania has some of the best roads in the world, so come and do it in style!
Cradle Coast Tours
Come and explore Northern Tasmania with an award winning tour guide who just happens to also be a long standing Ulyssian. Howard can show you the very best and relate tall tales as well

Tahune Air Walk
I'll never forget walking in the treetops... what terrific views.
Discover it all at the Airwalk
Find six Tasmanian wilderness experiences at one unique location.

Find out more on there website here

Comfort Hotel Burnie

Corporate accommodation in the heart of the North-West

Located in the heart of Burnie, the recently refurbished Comfort Hotel Burnie is the perfect base for business or pleasure. Situated two blocks from the city centre and a short stroll to the beach. Conveniently located to all touring routes. Comfort Hotel Burnie is the perfect place to make your base as Burnie is the centre of the North West Coast and all surrounding towns and tourist destinations are within easy driving.

Comfort Hotel Burnie is the place to stay for business or leisure. Only 30 minutes from Devonport, 20 minutes from the Burnie airport, 2 minutes walk to supermarkets. On site facilities include, 55 comfortable rooms, off street parking, conference and meeting facilities, lift access and brand new Townhouse Bar, Restaurant, Lounge and Gaming.

Fine out more on their website here

Tamar River Cruises

Gordon River Cruises

Gordon River Cruises has been owned by RACT since February 2014. We are a Tasmanian-owned, member organisation that has been operating since 1923. For more information about RACT click here.

Complete your visit to this unique area of Tasmania with a cruise. Gordon River Cruises gives you the rare opportunity to experience a Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area from the water – it is one of the most fascinating activities you can do when you visit Strahan.

The crew at Gordon River Cruises know the secrets of the majestic river as well as Macquarie Harbour, and they delight in sharing their knowledge of the land, river and local history with you. You will be given an amazing opportunity to explore the wilderness of the West Coast as we cruise through the wilderness and take a walk through the untamed temperate rainforest of this World Heritage Wilderness Area.

Gordon River Cruises have two magnificent vessels that were especially built with the environment and your comfort in mind: the Lady Jane Franklin II and MV Sophia.

The stately Lady Jane Franklin II is 32 metres in length and carries up to 212 passengers – including seats on the Main Deck and impressive Captain’s Premier Upper Deck. She is well equipped to take you gliding across Macquarie Harbour and through Hells Gates into the Southern Ocean.

The MV Sophia takes a more intimate 11 passengers and is perfect for fishing charters and small tours of the area, including the spectacular Bonnet Island Experience. To find out more about our vessels click here

Discover Tasmania Tours

Choose a Tasmanian sightseeing day tour from Tamar Valley vineyards, local farms, World Heritage national parks, historic towns, hydro electric power stations or custom made just for you.

  • Launceston wineries, wine tasting and vineyard cellar door sales in the Tamar Valley;
  • Launceston City and the Tamar River - follow the river;
  • Native Wildlife Park & Limestone Caves at Mole Creek;
  • Lavender, fruit and farms plus sandy beaches in North East Tasmania;
  • Scenic national parks including Cradle Mountain, Bay of Fires and Freycinet;
  • Historic colonial estates, convict architecture and towns; 
  • Hydro electric power stations (hydropower);
  • Launceston Cataract Gorge Reserve twilight and wildlife walk or;
  • Custom made tours just for you, plus;
  • Boutique Bed & Breakfast accommodation in Launceston.


The TRC Hotel

The TRC Hotel is located in Paterson Street, only a few city blocks to the CBD of Launceston and a five minute walk to the beautiful Cataract Gorge and local tourist attractions. The hotel offers a range of accommodation options as well as a Sports Bar, Bottle Shop, and Convenience Store.

You can find our website here

TRC Hotel
121 – 131 Paterson Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone:  03 6331 3424
Fax: 03 6334 3273

Opening Hours
10am til 10pm Monday to Saturday
10am til 8pm Sunday & Public Holidays

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