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Balmoral on York
Ranked #6 of 30 Hotels in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence
Brisbane, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“No Complaintsr”
Reviewed 22 October 2013

A little aged but met all the usual criteria. Clean, roomy and good value for money. Breakfast was particularly good...cooked to order and the best we had in Tassie ... Hotel is in good location , close to everything and service was commendable . Recommended

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Armadale, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

The entire team at the hotel where fantastic. I have not found this quality of service in a long time. While it is not a five star hotel, if you are looking for a great value hotel with great service, Balmoral on York is the place to stay.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Stayed at this hotel for one night as a couple after reading some reviews on tripadvisor. For the money the room is everything that you would expect. Also very close to the heart of Launceston.

The real highlight was the staff, probably the best service I've received at a hotel/motel by far. They went out of their way to make sure our stay was comfortable. Couldn't have asked for anything more...

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed one night on our recent trip to Tasmania before heading out to Cradle Mountain. The hotel was recommended by a friend who had stayed previously. Our room had a great view of the city, was spacious and comfortable, and had everything you need. The hotel is in a great location, close to the CBD. Small restaurant offering great quality, good priced meals. Breakfast was included in our rate and was absolutely first class, cooked to order, none of this "pre-cooked" bacon and eggs left to get cold in a buffet. We would definitely recommend this hotel as great value for money, friendly service, and the free on-site parking was a bonus also. Some of the bigger hotels who charge WAY more could learn a thing or two from the Balmoral on York!

Room Tip: Front rooms have a great view over the city but the trade-off is the traffic noise.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Caves Beach,Australia
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272 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Amazing value in a great location and includes an excellent cooked breakfast included inthe tariff
I have paid more in a dodgy country motel. Fantastic standard for the price. Staff friendly and helpful and very good car parking with no charge.
Recommend. If only we could get this value in other cities

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We chose this hotel from the good reviews in Tripadvisor and took another five couples with us last week hoping all would be well. It was.
The hotel is located in the "CBD", for Launceston this means a group of buildings slightly taller than those next to it. You can walk everywhere from it's location.
The building itself has been recently renovated, the room was large and came with a great matress.
Our biggest surprise was the staff. They went out of their way to make everyone feel special and to ensure that everything was OK during our stay. Parking behind the hotel is not undercover and on a steep slope. Best to unload at Reception and then park the car.
The price of $130 per night was great plus they had a hot breakfast special at $10 pp. Couldn't ask for more and we definately will go back if we are in Launceston again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Stayed here after arriving that morning on ferry. Well priced, it is in a good location and the room was clean, basic, comfortable, cosy with everything you needed. A quick walk to plenty of food options. Chose not to eat in the restaurant as it didn't look very appealing.

Room Tip: Our room was on the fourth floor facing the street and it was fine. Admittedly we were very tired f...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Balmoral on York
Address: 19 York St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Launceston
#3 Best Value Hotel in Launceston
#4 Romantic Hotel in Launceston
#6 Luxury Hotel in Launceston
#6 Business Hotel in Launceston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmoral on York 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
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Best Western Launceston
Comfort Inn Launceston
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