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The Cornwall Historic Hotel offers accommodations in the center of Launceston and the center of history. Built in 1824 by John Pascoe Fawkner, the property is believed to be the oldest brick building in Launceston and Tasmania and was where in 1834, a meeting was held which resulted in the settlement of Melbourne.

Completely refurbished in 2019, The Cornwall Historic Hotel today is a modern hotel that honors its historical heritage. The fresh and inviting guest rooms include a flat-screen TV, heating and air-conditioning and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel and there is also an on-site laundry.

Centrally located in Launceston, the property is just 5 minutes' walk from City Park, a 10-minute drive from Cataract Gorge and close to the city’s major shopping precinct.

This is our guests' favorite part of Launceston, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Cornwall Historic Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 24, 2010

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Located in the heart of Launceston, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9


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Max adults: 2
Twin Room
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 3
Family Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 2
Queen Room
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3
Deluxe Twin Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
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About The Cornwall Historic Hotel

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  • how much is the parking fee?

    Hi, we have limited car spaces available, next door to us offers $6 parking


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    Answered on December 23, 2019
  • Got in at 9pm because of the airport drama and Everything was lock.. Left me out in the rain after hour number never work

    Hi, We have onsite managers and there was a 24 hour phone number by the door to call if there are any issues. We haven't got any phone calls either.


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    Answered on May 28, 2021
  • Hello, are the deluxe twin rooms the ones overlooking the church ? I am wanting to book and would prefer one of those room. Its for 2 adults 2 beds. 2 nights.

    Yes, the rooms overlooking the church are our deluxe twins. We look forward to you joining us, and hope you have a pleasant stay


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    Answered on October 31, 2020
  • Is there a airport shuttle? If not how far away is the airport and how much would a cab be please?

    We dont operate a shuttle ourselves, but there is a bus that can pick you up from the Hotel.


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    Answered on March 17, 2021
  • Do you have cooking facilities available.

    Hi, We do have a communal kitchen available at the ground floor. Jay


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    Asked about: Deluxe Queen Room • Answered on May 21, 2021
  • What is the parking situation? I will be bringing a car and would love to stay at your hotel.

    We have limited on site parking which is first come/first served. On street parking out the front is free from 5.30pm to 9.00am Mon-Fri, and from 4pm Saturday. There is day parking available nearby foir $6.00 per day.


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    Asked about: Queen Room • Answered on March 17, 2021
  • We will have our then 7 month old baby and provide our own portacot. When I search for availability it is only offering me the room with 2 beds. We only need a bed for my husband and self. What is your policy on this and can I book just a queen room?

    Yes you can just book a queen room.


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    Answered on April 11, 2021
  • Is $6 parking for all night or per hour?

    Our hotel parking s free of charge on a first come first serve basis. There is a private parking across the road and that is $6 a day. Jay


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    Answered on May 21, 2021
  • I am booked for the 17th of May for a queen room for $79. Are you able to price match another night on the 26th of May? Thanks Dalya Jankelowitz

    Hi Dalya, Sorry wasn't able to reply you on time. I hope this is sorted already. Jay


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    Answered on May 21, 2021
  • Is there tea making facilites?

    All rooms have tea and coffee facilites


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    Asked about: Queen Room • Answered on October 25, 2019
  • Hey in one of the questions you say parking is $6 next door. Is that per day or another amount? Thanks

    Hi, It's private parking that used to be $6 a day Jay


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    Answered on May 21, 2021
  • Is there parking available?

    Hi, we have very limited car spaces, there are car parks the rear of the building or next door offers $6 parking


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    Answered on December 23, 2019
  • Is breakfast provided in the room prices?

    No, We don't have restaurant in the hotel.


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    Answered on July 1, 2021
  • Hibmy Name Is Sharon Brookes Justvwondering Wether You Have A Weekly Rate

    Hi Sharon, Not at this time. Jason


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    Answered on March 11, 2021
  • Is there an elavator

    There is an elevator for luggage only - and only to the first floor.


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    Answered on April 11, 2021
  • Hi there - we would like to stay 28/12-1/1. Is parking available?

    We have limited parking on offer and its first in best dressed. The street is free from 5.30-9am and its safe. There is a nearby paid car park that will cost $6.00 per day.


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    Answered on March 11, 2021
  • Is there room service

    Sorry, no we dont offer room service.


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    Asked about: Queen Room • Answered on October 20, 2019
  • are the car parks secure behind the hotel and next door ?

    It is open car parking on site.


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    Answered on October 10, 2020
  • Is there a lift?

    For Luggage only.


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    Answered on March 11, 2021
  • The picture shows a single bed and a double bed but the description states two single beds. Just wondering which beds are in the room?

    Twin rooms at least have two single beds, some have a queen/single instead.


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    Asked about: Twin Room • Answered on March 11, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • City of Launceston Council
    0.2 miles
  • Quadrant Mall
    0.2 miles
  • Boags Brewery
    0.2 miles
  • Launceston Mall
    0.2 miles
  • Launceston Law Courts
    0.2 miles
  • City Park
    0.2 miles
  • Launceston Aquatic
    0.3 miles
  • Launceston Tramway Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Queen Victoria Museum
    0.4 miles
  • TasTAFE Launceston
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Launceston College
    0.5 miles
  • UTAS Stadium
    0.6 miles
  • Australian Maritime College
    2.6 miles
  • Silverdome
    2.8 miles
  • Country Club Casino
    3.7 miles
  • Franklin House
    4.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Launceston Airport
    8.3 miles
  • Devonport Airport
    41.1 miles
How to get to The Cornwall Historic Hotel from Launceston Airport
    Taxi
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Amenities of The Cornwall Historic Hotel
Activities
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 20 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card or Union Pay and a 1.5% charge when you pay with any other credit card.

Please inform The Cornwall Historic Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

FAQs about The Cornwall Historic Hotel

  • The Cornwall Historic Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Launceston.

  • The Cornwall Historic Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Check-in at The Cornwall Historic Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Room options at The Cornwall Historic Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Family
    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Cornwall Historic Hotel by:

    • Taxi 15min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

  • The prices at The Cornwall Historic Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Cornwall Historic Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking