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Waratah on York is located in a restored Victorian mansion, just 5 minutes’ walk from Launceston city center. It features free off-street parking and Wi-Fi internet access.

Waratah On York overlooks Launceston City Park and is a 5-minute walk from the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Cataract Gorge is only 1.9 mi away, and Launceston Airport is a 20-minute drive.

Waratah On York offers individually decorated rooms with high ceilings and many original features from 1862. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms also feature a hot tub and views of Tamar River.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Waratah On York has been welcoming guests since Nov 26, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Launceston, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 twin bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Am trying to book your 3 bedroom apartment, I keep getting an alert that says it on sleeps 2 adults. There are 4 of us- can you confirm Thanks Tam
    Hello Tam, Our Three Bedroom Apartment accommodates up to 6 people. Kindly let us know if you have any issues making the booking. Best regards, Wara..
    Answered on 23 February 2022
  • Are we able to store some small hand luggage whilst we do the Overland. We plan to stay 2 nights first them 1 night at end.
    Hello, Yes, you are welcome to leave the luggage with us whilst hiking. Kindest regards, Waratah On York
    Answered on 20 July 2022
  • Hi, do you guys have any parking available ? I might have missed it on the booking site. Thanks
    Hello, Thank you for your question. Parking and unlimited Wi-Fi is complimentary for all our reservations. Kindest regards, Rumali, Waratah on York
    Answered on 27 February 2022
  • Hello...Do you offer breakfast?
    Hello, Thank you for your message. Unfortunately, we don't serve breakfast at the moment. Kind regards, Rumali, Waratah on York
    Answered on 22 November 2021
  • Is there a late check in option? We would be looking to check in after our flight which gets in at 8pm.
    Hi, Yes, for after hour arrivals we have a self check in process, which is very easy. A text message with check in instructions will be sent to your ..
    Answered on 13 July 2021
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Amenities of Waratah On York
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Waratah On York takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM

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


    Until 10:00 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.

    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

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

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

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

    The fine print

    Please note that there is a 1% charge when you pay with a credit card.

    To access the accommodations from the car parking area is via stair access only (approximately 25 stairs). Some rooms are located on the 1st floor, and are only accessible by using stairs. Please note that this property does not have an elevator.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    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 Waratah On York 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 Waratah On York

    • Waratah On York offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

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

      • Room options at Waratah On York include:

        • Suite
        • Twin
        • Single
        • Apartment

      • Check-in at Waratah On York is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

      • Waratah On York is 2,450 feet from the center of Launceston.