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The Railway Hotel

27-35 Driffield St, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467 Australia
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Johnny P wrote a review Feb 2022
Zeehan, Australia29 contributions6 helpful votes
Recently went to the Railway Hotel for dinner and it was amazing. The food is much better than The Empire Hotel which was a huge let down. The staff are friendly and the meals are huge. I would highly recommend the Railway Hotel.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Dean G wrote a review Feb 2018
Gold Coast, Australia85 contributions18 helpful votes
Great spot to have a beer or wine after a big day exploring the country, cheer beer than down the road, and great personal service. Unfortunately there kitchen isn’t open at the moment, chef on holidays, but the food is awesome too, definitely make this the local when I’m in town
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jim D wrote a review Feb 2018
Port Macquarie, Australia125 contributions42 helpful votes
A big thank you to the Railway Hotel in Queenstown. We are travelling Tassie in our Motorhome and recently seen the Railway Hotel was RV friendly and since we were heading that way we called in. The ladies behind the bar were so friendly as is the owner. We parked in the designated spot and enjoy two lovely days contributing to the Queenstown economy. Our Wild Rivers train ride was an adventure which we then capped off with a delicious meal At the Railway Hotel. We both enjoyed our schnitzel which was certainly enough for us and cooked well. The Hotel may not look the most inviting from the outside and given time I’m sure these owners will improve the appearance so the outside matches to welcoming friendly atmosphere we felt once inside. Well done to the Railway Hotel and thank you for having the foresight to give the Grey Nomads somewhere to stay in Queenstown. We will return.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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beentheregoingthere wrote a review Dec 2017
Queenstown, Australia32 contributions35 helpful votes
Fantastic old staircase in the entrance, good value rooms right at the base of the main st of town, makes it a great place to stay on your visit to Queenstown,excellent meals at great prices.suitable for singles to families to stay
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Date of stay: August 2017
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lizup wrote a review Oct 2017
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom21 contributions6 helpful votes
The rooms were clean and fresh as was the shared bathroom which had an excellent shower. Bed was very comfortable. Overall simplistic but excellent for the price and the owners were very friendly and extremely accommodating.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Patricia W wrote a review Feb 2017
Newcastle, Australia36 contributions13 helpful votes
What a great place for a feed, drink & relaxing. Owners extremely friendly & also locals making you feel welcome. Cheap accommodation. Meals well priced and delicious. Easy walking distance from a lot of motels. Love it
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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BabSweden wrote a review Jan 2017
Sweden33 contributions35 helpful votes
Excellent service, clean room (had a single) with a comfy bed, TV and a wash basin. Shared showers and toilets in the corridor were clean and functional. For $30 per night in a private room this is a bargain! No window apart from at the ceiling and for some reason no towel was provided (but soap, coffee, tea and a kettle were...). The restaurant serves great pub grub (in my opinion the dinner I had here was much better than at the Empire hotel as a comparison), also to good prices. It is very 70's but that doesn't matter! Perfect for the early train departure in the morning.
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Date of stay: December 2016
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Rick3443 wrote a review Nov 2016
Taree, Australia44 contributions6 helpful votes
A Good budget priced Motel with very friendly and helpful owners The in house restaurant food was very good .... the bar / pub section was small but friendly ... and the accommodation was "basic" but clean & presentable - and very reasonably priced - with a common shower at one end of the hallway and a common toilet at the other Considering EVERYTHING above - the Railway Hotel was a good budget priced stay and had a friendly atmosphere about it, while our group were in Queenstown
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Date of stay: October 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Railway Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Railway Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Eric Thomas Galley Museum (0.4 km), The Paragon Theatre (0.1 km), and Queenstown Railway Station (0.07 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Railway Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at The Railway Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Railway Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tracks Cafe, J J's Coffee Lounge, and The Empire Hotel.
Is The Railway Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Queenstown.
Are there any historical sites close to The Railway Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Queenstown Railway Station (0.07 km).