Stylish art deco hotel in north of Tasmania
Located just north of the citys central business district, the Hotel Charles Launceston is a modern art deco style building with a sympathetically designed interior.
The property, which opened in 2010, offers guests an indulgent stay with hassle-free access to the attractions found within the north Tasmanian city.
Guests can elect from a variety of rooms and apartments. Hotel room all feature en-suite large bathroom facilities that include a walk-in shower. Bedrooms are equipped with a large TV, air-conditioning, work desk, internet connection, and European style balcony. More expensive rooms also include a number of additional features.
Apartments feature an open plan design that houses a kitchen, living room and dining area. These apartments feature similar amenities to the hotel rooms as well as modern furnishings and dcor. They are ideal for visitors to the city that plan on staying for an extended period of time, or have aspirations of moving to the area.
Restaurant Esca provides a dining option for guests at the hotel and local residents alike. The lobby bar also provides a fine location for meeting friends and colleagues, or simply sitting back to relax with a cold drink.
The Hotel Charles Launceston also provides a suitable venue for those looking to conduct business. With function rooms that can accommodate up to 60 delegates and the latest in conference facilities, the establishment can ensure any type of meeting goes swimmingly. Those looking to host a celebratory event might also want to give the Charles a thought.
The hotel also offers a number of other services, including laundry and dry cleaning, a 24 hour reception, and babysitting options.
The city of Launceston offers visitors a number of attractions that are sure to impress. The CBD features the standard assortment of shops, stores, restaurants, pubs, and cafs youd expect of a city location. However, it also has a number of items that you might not expect.
The Roman Baths complex on George Street may not be what youd expect in this part of Tasmania. Whilst these are not authentic Roman baths, the splendid spa services offered here are more than worthy of a try-out. The heated waters are as therapeutic as those baths that served some 2000 years ago.
Elsewhere in the city, the Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery and Tasmanian Automobile Museum are two popular stopping points for those with an interest in history and art. Scattered throughout the city are a number of picturesque parks and gardens. The City Park even features a Monkey Island exhibit with macaques on display to the public.
The citys most popular attraction though is the Cataract Gorge Reserve, a stunningly picturesque gorge formed by the South Esk, Tasmanias longest river. As well as beautiful scenery the park is home to the longest single span chairlift in the world. The lift is 308 metres long and provides an excellent vantage point over the area.
If all that isnt enough, guests at the Hotel Charles Launceston can also visit the many national parks in the area, as well as the River Tamar and Aurora Stadium, which houses the citys cricket and Australian Rules football teams.