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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Reasonably priced for the market but it was the quality of the rooms, no-fuss service and location that made it perfect. We were traveling through Bairnsdale and wanted to stop somewhere close to the river and bike trail. This was perfect

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here after finishing a long bike ride, the buildings and surrounds are beautiful, had afternoon tea then back later for a drink in the function area which included lovely gardens and is was just perfect. Rooms and facilities also spot on. The girl on reception and also the same girl who did our afternoon tea & drinks was exceptional...

Thank g1401
Bairnsdale, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Special Valentine's Day Dinner. Everything was faultless. Ambience of the surroundings, wait staff, menu selection. Food was perfect. It was an amazing . Great friendly service. Attentive but not intrusive and not one " Can I help "you guys" uttered. Heart shaped chocolates to take home a very thoughtful touch. Cannot wait to return for another fantastic dining experience.The very...

Thank nicholaspatricia
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful old building on the river bank. Unfortunately we made a very late booking and only had a view on another roof. The room was comfortable with very comfortable beds. The bathroom had no bath tub, only a shower. No cooked breakfast over the weekend, but enough carbs served to fill the appetite. Also, beware if you...

Thank Werner S
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully restored place, located close to the river and pleasant town walks. Rooms are comfortable, and the reception and dining areas have charm. But do not get your hopes up - the good physical features of the hotel are somewhat wasted. We arrived late afternoon, on a Saturday, and were only able to get a quick cup of coffee...

Thank anthony m
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We have just spent 3 amazing days at the riversleigh in Bairnsdale. This beautiful old building has maintained all the charm of yesteryear but with the quality of any modern hotel. The bed and linen were of a very high quality. The shower was hot with quality towels. The room was impeccably clean and well laid out and the complementary...

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North Carolina
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent a night at the Riversleigh. The hotel is an old restored home that is truely lovely. The reception, dining, living area is quite beautiful. Our room was upstairs in the back of the property at the very end. It had a small (not private) seating area directly outside the room, which was quite nice. We...

Thank ExploringtheEarth
Berrigan, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Awesome setup with attention to detail about fixtures and service, was only overnight stay but would happily stay longer ....will happily return when in the area again ,loved the breakfast that is included with package of overnight accommodation

Thank mark w
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have no idea when this place was built but its old. If you want to stay in a classic hotel with great service (that at times is a little quirky) then this is the place to go. It's clean, it has style and even better it's cheap in comparison to others in the area. It's ideally located to visit...

Thank 70Jason1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This was a stopover on way down to Melbourne so had no time really to enjoy it. We got a gorgeous room... suite actually with separate sitting area and kitchenette Was a massive bed and so comfortable it was hard to leave Breakfast was included and was simply lovely. This hotel is reminiscent of a French residence. Very stately. Very...

Thank Trisha S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our boutique 20 room hotel provides the perfect weekend getaway or corporate retreat. The Riversleigh is conveniently located near the central business district in Bairnsdale on a quiet street over-looking the Mitchell River. This historic hotel - an East Gippsland Icon, dates back to 1886. The Riversleigh (3 Victorian terraces) were renovated to their original elegance in 1987 and has recently undergone a major refurbishment to provide modern day comfort within the original elegant surrounds. High ceilings, plush linen, a picturesque setting and attentive service are just the first things you will notice upon your arrival at the Riversleigh. Three room options are available; Classic Queen, Deluxe King, & Executive Suites all offering private ensuites (two of which feature spa baths). Whichever you choose, you'll be impressed by the relaxed, warm feeling and the sense of history that pervades this 1880's mansion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riversleigh

Address: 1 Nicholson St, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Gippsland > Bairnsdale
Price Range: ₹ 6,968 - ₹ 8,966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Riversleigh 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Bairnsdale
Bairnsdale Comfort Inn
The Riversleigh Bairnsdale
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Bairnsdale
#4 Business Hotel in Bairnsdale
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