We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Batman Fawkner Inn

Traveller (73)
Panoramas (6)
Traveller (73)
Panoramas (6)
Dining (13)
{"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Batman Fawkner Inn is a place full of history. This lovely historical building was built back in 1824 and was where a meeting was held which resulted in the settlement of Melbourne. The Batman Fawkner Inn boasts a range of 40 rooms including Family, King, Queen, Double, Twin, and Backpacker all with private in-room bathrooms. All rooms (excluding backpacker) have in-room Reverse cycle Air Conditioners, Digital TV, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities & Fridges. Backpacker rooms have in-room heating, ensuites bathrooms and are bunk style accommodation. Situated in the centre of Launceston's CBD, we are only 5 minutes from City Park, 10 minutes to Cataract Gorge/Tamar River and close to shopping centre's and malls. We are also only 10 minutes walk from Aurora Stadium, Tasmania's home of AFL Football. The hotel has undergone extensive renovations in 2014 with some major upgrades and we are proud to announce that we are under new management as of November 2014. We offer free Wi-Fi internet (limits apply and additional can be purchase) in all areas of the hotel which includes in all rooms. On-Site Laundry Facilities are also available. We have a large Common Room/Lounge which has a kitchen (Oven, Stove, Microwave, Fridge & Preparation Area), lounge & wide-screen TV, 8-Ball table, large dining table and vending machines. Management and Staff look forward to having you stay next time you visit Launceston.
Read more
Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Reviews (589)
Filter reviews
559 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews luggage lift communal kitchen budget accommodation private bathroom overland track free wifi old building central location city park great value for money staff were very helpful cataract gorge hostel tv bunk tasmania laundry
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 559 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old place, good location, clean, comfortable beds,loved the sheets. value for money. Communal kitchen a big bonus. It can be a bit noisy from the air con unit outside ore other guests talking in the hallway. we stayed there twice and would go again.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank chnobli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cheap and a bit outdated. Good for last minute booking and access to town. But know what you get : - rooms are not cleaned properly with a piece of tissue used by cleaners on floor when we returned. - windows are single pane...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank pieterb76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly this is a fairly cheap alternative in Launceston. Okay with that in mind I’ll cover a couple of pros and cons. I stayed on two seperate nights with myself in a dorm and friends in the three bedroom option. The biggest let down was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Frank154
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a night there. It was a simple inn. The room that we booked for 4 was just nice for 4 people. They have luggage lift so no worries if you have big luggage. A cafe is just next door so it's very...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank OzledimLily
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

DO NOT stay at the Batman Fawker Inn unless you want to go clubbing until 2am. On their website there is a small note referring to the club open some days but it is not extremely misleading - there is not “some” club noise -...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank HJSherlock
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Maggie G
28 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BatmanFawknerInn | Property representative |
Dear Maggie G Thank you for taking the time to ask this question. The distance between The University of Tasmania (Newnham Campus) and The Batman Fawkner Inn is approximately 6.6Km or a 10minute drive. Thank you.
1 December 2015|
Response from BatmanFawknerInn | Property representative |
Dear Diane_Slaven8, Thank you for taking the time to ask this question. Unfortunately all of our rooms are only accessible by a flight of stairs. Please contact the hotel directly and we may provide you with suggestions... More
Room Tips
"Rooms facing Cameron St. are the quietest. There is a Saturday evening disco next door."
5 Sep 2018
Read review
"check about the aircon and nightclub noise"
6 Apr 2018
Read review
"Ask for a room that has the least amount of noise coming from nightclub"
19 Nov 2017
Read review
"I think the family/single bed rooms are nicer? Not sure though."
26 Sep 2017
Read review
Show More 
US$ 16 - US$ 72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing