Overlooking the peaceful Mitchell River, The Riversleigh is a historic hotel built in 1886. Some rooms offer a private spa bath and a private balcony. A continental buffet breakfast is provided. Each air-conditioned room is uniquely decorated and includes a refrigerator, a coffee machine and an electric kettle. There is also a flat-screen TV, a seating area and ironing facilities. The private bathroom has a hairdryer and free toiletries. The Riversleigh Bairnsdale is located in the Bairnsdale town center, 656 feet from the post office. It is a 30-minute drive from Lakes Entrance and a 35-minute drive from Ninety Mile Beach.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.4
Facilities
8.1
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.9
Location
8.9
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for Bairnsdale
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  • S
    Shalini
    Australia Australia
    The self checking process is easier. They have a friendly staff and love their breakfast. The location is easy to access.
  • Judith
    Australia Australia
    The location The staff The food The room The service
  • Mark
    Australia Australia
    beautiful spacious room and big comfortable bed. Lovely heritage property. Easy online checkin with key code pin access - good for late checkin

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast

Amenities of The Riversleigh
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

House rules

The Riversleigh takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 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 3 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 - 2 years
Crib upon request
AUD 20 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 20 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

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted The Riversleigh accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Payment will be taken at the time of booking. Please note that there is a 1.05% surcharge when paying with a Visa or Mastercard credit card. Please note that the property does not accept pre-paid debit cards. Valid photo identification and the same credit card used at the time of booking must be presented on arrival. The property has the right to refuse any booking when the guest cannot provide a valid photo ID or valid credit card that matches the name on the booking. Cash is not an acceptable form of deposit at this property. This property enforces a strict 'Non-Smoking Policy'.

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.

Please inform The Riversleigh 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.

FAQs about The Riversleigh

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

    • The Riversleigh is 1,150 feet from the center of Bairnsdale. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The Riversleigh has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Room options at The Riversleigh include:

      • Double
      • Twin/Double
      • Apartment
      • Twin

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

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