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Two Four Two Boutique Apartments
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“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to stay here for only one night in December 16. We stayed in number 10. The place was great, it's in a quiet side street. The house is bright and stylish and is very comfortable. Pat has gone to great lengths to make you feel welcome and the breakfast basket was lovely. She also gave us the heads up as to places to eat at while we're in town.In the words of my four year old "this place is awesome Mum". I'd have no hesitation in recommending this and would stay here again when we are next in town,

Stayed December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This place is looking dated although I found our apartment very clean and functional. Check in process was seamless and Pam emailed all necessary instructions. Great location with lovely cafes and restaurants close by. Coles just down the road. Nice area overall.

Maybe I was expecting too much after staying at a really nice place in Hobart. I really wanted to rave about this place but I probably won't return if I were coming back to Launceston.

Stayed December 2016, travelled with friends
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TWOFOURTWO, Owner at Two Four Two Boutique Apartments, responded to this review, 3 January 2017
Thank you Quevara for your comments and I'm pleased you enjoyed the cleanliness, functionality and location of my apartments. I refurbished two years ago introducing a fresh, contemporary style after listening to my guests and in conjunction with my long history of hospitality experience and knowledge. I'm sorry the style didn't work for you.
In addition to this I do have an ongoing maintenance & replacement schedule that ensures my smaller items of furnishings and fittings are of highest quality.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had a wonderful stay at TwoFourTwo. The studio was very comfortably furnished and immaculately clean. Located in one of Launceston's most charming little neighbourhoods but still only two blocks from the city centre, TwoFourTwo is ideal. We truly felt at home and really enjoyed the generous breakfast and appreciated that all provisions were locally sourced. Very highly recommended - we will be making this our first choice next time we stay in Launceston!

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Launceston is a nice small city. It has a great layout with lots of central downtown dining options, sites and shopping. 242 is located immediately outside that center, but is still very accessible to it, even by walking. 242 is made up of a few apartments, each is unique and named. We stayed in The Studio. Ours had nice woodwork, a modern, but tiny, kitchen, and a sizable bedroom and bathroom. Main complaint is that it can be challenging lugging suitcases up the narrow spiral stair case to the bedroom. I also wasn't a fan of the smell which seemed to be due to the various soap & lotion products based on Tasmanian botanicals that were provided.

There is limited, free parking accommodating 3 cars in a tight fit. There is also a shared laundry facility on the premises.

242 has great proximity to local grocery stores, big ones, as well as a produce store and a butcher shop in case you want to make use of your kitchenette. There are many restaurants within walking distance. Note the Burger Got Soul restaurant had 30-45 minute waits the two times we tried. If you don't like what you see near you, just walk along Charles St. to the city center and you'll find many more. The walk into the heart of the city (such as the visitor center) is a solid 15 minute walk. You'll pass by some nice churches, and a park or two. There are lots of shops and restaurants there. Feels like a much bigger city although that's because its quite compact. While you can walk to Cataract Gorge from 242, it's a little hilly so I'd advise driving to that although they charge for parking there.

We really enjoyed our stay in Launceston. It feels like a great place to live.

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  • Stayed October 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent two nights in The Terrace. What a delightful place to stay in Launceston. The apartment is beautifully appointed and Pam (owner/manager) has thought of absolutely everything - top quality tea/coffee/breakfast products, even yummy cookies in the cookie jar. Deliciously soft bath robes. Fabulously deep, hot spa bath. The BEST bed and pillow - the best sleep I had on the entire holiday. The apartment is well located - a pleasant walk to the main shopping area, but far enough away for some quiet and privacy. Pub, green grocer, cafes and a Coles just around the corner. I highly recommend The Terrace (and assume that the other properties which make up TwoFourTwo apartments are just as good). Thanks Pam.

  • Stayed September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Property: Two Four Two Boutique Apartments
Address: 242 Charles St., Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 29 Speciality Lodging in Launceston
Price range (per night): $169 - $277
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Two Four Two Boutique Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Great Visitor Location. Ultra chic, boutique, self-catering apartments. All apartments offer luxury king size beds, a DVD library, coffee machines, state of the art kitchens and high speed wi-fi.TWOFOURTWO Boutique Apartments are nestled in the heart of cosmopolitan Charles Street, with cafes, restaurants, a delicatessen, fresh fruit and vegetables, specialty Tasmanian butcher, supermarket and bottle shop all within a 2 minute walk from your accommodation. Cafe Mondello now graces the complex offering an all day breakfast menu. Yours to experience and enjoy! Rated 5 Stars on Google Reviews ... more   less 
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