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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was without doubt the best B & B we've ever stayed in, anywhere. The heritage home has been beautifully renovated, keeping its charm and character while offering top of the line amenities. We were in a king suite which was once a dining room. The room is very large with seating areas, table and chairs, a book case, a...

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Jenny D, Owner at The Turret House, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. I am so pleased your enjoyed your stay.

Greater Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming, clean, and beautiful b&b in a prime location. We absoloutely enjoyed staying at the turret house with the yummy breakfast and beautiful historic house. Definitely coming back next time we are in Tassie.

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Jenny D, Owner at The Turret House, responded to this review

Thanks Sylvia. See you next time :)

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in comfort. Welcoming hosts, good facilities including access to laundry. Off-street parking and a 10 minute walk into town. Great breakfast. Free wifi. Very short walk to to the start of the Gorge trails.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this B&B on our first and last night in Tasmania during our December 2016 trip and fully recommend staying here if spending time in Launceston We enjoyed two separate rooms for our stay. The firsts night in the period style of the house is the more expensive room but it is beautifully presented with a expresso coffee...

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Jenny D, Manager at The Turret House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful and charming bed and breakfast, spacious room with all you'd require. Jenny made our stay perfect yet was unobtrusive; this lovely old place is well kept, the architecture fabulously original – we loved the turret tower and unique staircase up to views of Launceston. Bed very comfortable (we slept in on our last day – Jenny didn't mind!) we...

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Penguin, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located. The host was extremely welcoming, the room was clean and bed was comfortable. The fresh berries for breakfast were a delightful touch. Would stay again and recommend to anyone visiting the Launceston area!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed in the Trevallyn Suite at the Turret House on a recent business trip to Launceston. The whole experience was overwhelmingly positive. Your hosts, Jenny and Ken, were very welcoming and full of information about local attractions. The room was spacious and the bathroom had both a bath and shower. There was a heater in the room and a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Launceston's most iconic heritage properties, The Turret House combines the grace and elegance of yesteryear with modern comfort and convenience to create an ideal base for your stay in Northern Tasmania. The Turret House is a picturesque Queen Anne style home built in 1902 by prominent Launceston retailer, George McKinlay. It features a sweeping verandah, lead lighting, decorative cornices, ceiling roses, fireplaces and mantles and, of course, its famous turret which overlooks Launceston and the confluence of the North Esk and Tamar Rivers.​ Your hosts,Jenny and Ken Davey, both 5th generation Tasmanians, have an extensive knowledge of the region and a true appreciation for all it has to offer. They are happy to share their experience to assist you in creating a memorable stay. ​ The Turret House is perfectly located within a 5 minute walk of the spectacular Cataract Gorge, a 15 minute walk to the CBD and right on the famous Tamar Valley Wine Route and Touring Route. As an added bonus it is only minutes walk from two of Launceston's most awarded restaurants - Stillwater and Cataract on Paterson. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Turret House

Address: 41 Tamar St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Price Range: $141 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Turret House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The king suite was exceptionally roomy and beautifully decorated.”
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“The Esk Room has it's own external access, so is basically self-contained and a good choice if you're coming and going a lot.”
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