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Offering rooms with free WiFi, the boutique Empire Hotel is located in heart of the historic town of Deloraine. It offers Tasmanian timber décor and an ornate Victorian charm. Guests enjoy an onsite restaurant, cafe and bar with a horseshoe bar and cozy open log fireplace. The Empire Hotel is 15 minutes' drive from Hillwood Berry Farm, Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm and 41*South Salmon Farm. It is 20 minutes' drive from Mole Creek Caves and 40 minutes' drive from Launceston Airport. Other facilities include meeting/conference rooms and a guest lounge. The restaurant serves modern Australian cuisine and is open 6 days a week for lunch and 7 days a week for dinner. Cradle Mountain is a 1-hour drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Empire Hotel has been welcoming guests since Feb 17, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room Type
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Debbie
    Very comfortable bed & breakfast was a treat. Considering it was a central pub, it was very quiet.
  • Ryan
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    Overall great vibe with a friendly mix of guests. We had a private room and bathroom and the room was comfortable and clean and even had heated blankets. Good options for breakfast and a nice common room where we were able to watch TV. The...
  • Anna
    welcoming from start to finish. lovely large nicely decorated room, ate dinner downstairs in the sun on the street, then the owner took some of us for a free walk around the river to look for platypus. sound sleep. good continental breakfast. very...
  • Tina
    Great central place in the middle of Deloraine. The owners and staff were very friendly and made me feel at home. The Breakfast was free and had everything you could need, toast, yoghurt,fruit, fruit juice,cereals,tea and coffee. The breakfast...
  • Tanya
    extremely helpful staff; old world charm; great self-serve breakfast; spotted a platypus in the Meander River across the road
  • Sharyne
    Excellent position. Included breakfast was great.
  • Debra
    beautiful old property with some modern upgrades, very comfortable
  • David
    Quaint old school hotel. Friendly staff and great food in the restaurant. Good location.
  • Donna
    Loved this property. Large room with great bed and view. Given map on how to find my first platypus in wild. Breakfast with other guests very enjoyable.
  • Alexandra
    The owner was very helpful, the premises were very nice. Having access to the common room and the tea/coffee and breakfast facilities was lovely, having Christmas treats was also very thoughtful.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi is there a kettle coffeetea and milk in the rooms?

    No, There is a guest sitting room on the middle floor which has tea and coffee making as well as another station on the balcony of the top floor.
    Answered on 20 November 2020
  • My husband has a small Hearing Service dog. If we book, would you waive your no pet policy?

    Yes of course as long as you are responsible for the dog we are happy to have service dogs at the hotel.
    Answered on 20 November 2020
  • hi is there a shared fridge that we can use

    Yes there is a fridge on each floor for guest use.
    Answered on 1 February 2022
  • Do you have a lift? Many thanks

    No but we are built into a hill so the first floor can be accessed at ground level from the rear of the building. Rooms 7, 8 and 9 are up a flight of ..
    Answered on 1 February 2022
  • Do you have a laundry we can use please?

    No but there is a laundromat just up the road.
    Answered on 1 February 2022
  • This is called a queen room, but then says it has an “extra large” double bed (ie king sized) bed. Can you please confirm the bed size? Thank you

    It has a queen bed.
    Answered on 13 April 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Cycles @ The Empire
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • Seafood • Thai • Australian
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of The Empire Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/Performance
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Full-body massage
  • Head massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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From 2:00 PM to 9:30 PM


From 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM



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 18 and above will be charged as 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 - 1 years
Crib upon request
2 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
AUD 15 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 15 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about The Empire Hotel

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

  • Check-in at The Empire Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Empire Hotel is 350 feet from the center of Deloraine. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Empire Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

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

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Head massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Neck massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Full-body massage

  • Room options at The Empire Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • The Empire Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Cycles @ The Empire

  • Yes, The Empire Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.