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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The new owners have quickly made an amazing difference to the experience at this B&B. It offers both old world heritage style and new modern style accommodation. Take you pick. We chose a beautiful room with a four poster bed in the historic building. The room was very spacious with high ceilings, a spa bath and a magnificent view out...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I stayed here for nine nights, totally enjoyed our stay. Unsure we were on the main road - thinking noise - but heard nothing. ... and the bed...! Breakfast the first morning was unreal. Bacon, scrambled eggs, fried tomato, toast and more. After walking around launceston and exploring, the spa was a relaxing delight. Shane and Renaye are...

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Sheffield, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Best place my wife and I have stayed in, not only here in Australia but also the UK. After reading past reviews, we were not sure what to really expect. But noting the Hotel was under NEW MANAGEMENT, we decided to try it out. So pleased we did. We stayed in a room with a four poster bed and spa...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Waratah on York and we look forward to seeing you in the near future, all the best. kind regards Shane & Renaye owners

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Yes, you may read some less than flattering reviews of this property, but I will give you another side. The building is certainly old, and yes, this is reflected in the condition of the room we were in also. The curtains could do with fixing up hooks so that it hangs on the rail correctly, however, what were we looking...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning Pieter, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership and are taking on all feedback to amend the negatives of the building and give it a new lease of life in the near future. we hope for you to stay with us again. kind regards Shane & Renaye.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This self-acclaimed 4-star "hotel" has no telephone, no available reception most time of the day, no working hairdryer, no fridge, no minibar, no warm milk to make your drink etc What it has are 1. blood stained curtain, 2. broken light (the only staff in the hotel has a new excuse everyday for not replacing the bulbs including: "shops are...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, we are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership. so the staff are now my husband, daughter and I, we have been in the tourism industry for 6 years and strive for excellent customer service, we are taking on all your feedback to better our business...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. No ironing board or hair dryer shower was mouldy - bed was the only thing that was great, no one at reception for quite sometime had to ring ! Not very welcoming. Overall very disappointed! Have stayed elsewhere in Launceston which was fantastic but felt let down by this place. Daughters stayed in a...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, we are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership. so the staff are now my husband, daughter and I, we have been in the tourism industry for 6 years and strive for excellent customer service, we are taking on all your feedback to better our business...

Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Unless you are really stuck for an accomodation option in Launceston I would not bother with this one. Customer service - questionable and verging on rude from the phone call saying 'where are you' and when will you be here' to being 'told' what time we had to have breakfast and to 'make sure you lock that door all the...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, we are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership. so the staff are now my husband, daughter and I, we have been in the tourism industry for 6 years and strive for excellent customer service, we are taking on all your feedback to better our business...

Hobart
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

After reading the negative reviews my expectations were not high but as i had already booked it was too late. We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived. Good location. Off street parking. The building was very neat and tidy. The receptionist was always nice to us and very helpful. The room was very spacious and the Victorian ambience prevalent. Yes...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership and are taking on all feedback to amend the negatives of the building and give it a new lease of life in the near future. we hope for you to stay with us again. kind regards Shane & Renaye.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2016

A little disappointed when we first saw the place. The car park was off a very steep road and there was a lot of stairs up to reception. The manager / owner was very helpful and carried our biggest bag up the stairs for us. She gave us a ground floor and told us to park on the street outside...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership and are taking on all feedback to amend the negatives of the building and give it a new lease of life in the near future. we hope for you to stay with us again. kind regards Shane & Renaye.

Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Me and my son went on a tour with the 'new world' tourist company. When we first arrived, the owner made us pay before we registered. When we first saw our room, we were shocked! Our room was dirty and disgusting! The next morning, we had breakfast. The advertisement said it was an all you can eat breakfast, but for...

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srwickham, Owner at Waratah on York, responded to this review

Good morning, we are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay with us, Waratah on York is now under new ownership. so the staff are now my husband, daughter and I, we have been in the tourism industry for 6 years and strive for excellent customer service, we are taking on all your feedback to better our business...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Waratah on York

Address: 12 York St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Price Range: $130 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waratah on York 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Waratah On York Launceston, Tasmania
Waratah On York Hotel Launceston
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Launceston
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“Choose a room on the first floor for the best views and avoid the room outside the courtyard (opposite reception) if you're a non-smoker.”
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“Top floors facing NORTH would have good views”
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