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Geelong
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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 3 days ago NEWvia 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...

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Berrigan, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago 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...

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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

 Cleanliness – very good  Noise level – good; except in some rooms when coffee shop is open and you can hear people talking and laughing; expect some functions to generate noise, as well  Bed – very comfortable; bed linen superb  Food – continental breakfast was very good  Amenities – run down and a bit shabby;...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is my second review of this home. And although I like staying here on business trips I am now looking at other B&B's in the area. A shame since I have been coming here for 20 years. The house keeping and general maintenance needs major improvements. The last two stays I have had the same room (22) which I...

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Definitely the best place in Bairnsdale. The bed is so comfortable, the words cannot describe it! That spa bath in the king room is amazing too! It is off the main street and in a much quieter corner. Great views and very central. My only issue was that I stayed for a few nights and the housekeeping did not vacuum...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Riversleigh is a really lovely boutique hotel on a reasonably quiet street near the river. Much of its charm is its curbside appeal. We arrived much later than planned and the staff was very accommodating about our late check in. We had an upstairs king room facing the river. The room itself (a deluxe king with a spa) was...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nice old refurbished building situated close to the centre of town - next door to Coles supermarket - with good free parking. Room was of a satisfactory size with a small fridge and plates/cutlery. Ensuite very large. Satisfactory continental style breakfast.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $147 - $204 (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
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#3 Family Hotel in Bairnsdale
#4 Business Hotel in Bairnsdale
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