Where to Stay in the Area
Launceston Travel and Information Centre:
Freecall 1800 651 827 or email them on firstname.lastname@example.org. All ranges of accommodation - no cost to customer.
For online (live) and at desk accommodation bookings to visitors at no extra charge to the customer - www.greatwesterntiers.net.au
For a range of accommodation from B&B's, hotels and camping facilities in the region, visit:
www.northerntasmania.com.au or www.heritagehighway.com.au
Disclaimer: Agfest does not have an affiliation with any of the following establishments. This listing is a free service we offer to exhibitors and patrons.
ALICE'S COTTAGES → 1 or 2 br Olde World self-contained cottages close to CBD, supermarket and restaurants/cafe's - if you are looking for something special, book via website - www.alicescottages.com.au or call hosts Rob or Louise on (03) 6334 2231.
HI GEORGE → For those who like a cosy room in the CBD and a cooked breakfast - www.higeorge.com.au.
BLUFF VIEWS → B&B in Golden Valley (25 minutes from Agfest) www.bluffviews.com.au or call hosts Christine and Garry Harvey on 6369 5448
BOWERBANK MILL → Deloraine's Three Sleeping Beauties - Cottages, Suites & Houses available - Bowerbank Mill B&B, Deloraine Holiday Retreat & Deloraine 60's Cottage - www.bowerbankmill.com.au or phone (03) 6362 2628.
FOXHUNTERS RETURN → Foxhunters Return in Campbell Town - very competitive rates, breakfast included. Book online at www.foxhunters.com.au or phone (03) 6381 1602. Generous discounts for stays longer than 1 night during Agfest.
RACECOURSE INN With roses trailing over its convict-made brickwork, this picture-perfect two-storey Georgian B&B is steeped in the history of Longford, itself one of the earliest villages settled in Tasmania. Each suite is furnished with period antiques, and there are delightful attic rooms upstairs with dormer windows and sloping timber-lined ceilings. Downstairs is a spacious heritage suite with a king-sized bed, open fireplace and double spa. A sumptuous breakfast of local produce is served in the elegant Racecourse Inn Restaurant. www.racecourseinn.com or phone (03) 6391 2352
LONGFORD BOUTIQUE ACCOMODATION Our B&B is situated in the centre of historic Longford township close to the available eating and shopping facilities. We also occupy a central location in northern Tasmania, with Quercus Park (Agfest) within 20 minutes drive, as is the airport and Launceston. Sumptuous breakfasts are provided in our large slaon/dining room. Phone (03) 6391 2126.
SELF CONTAINED APARTMENTS & HOUSES
Stayz.com.au have over 100 properties listed to choose from in northern Tasmania visit www.stayz.com.au/accommodation/tas/northern-tasmania/launceston.
ADINA PLACE → Self contained one and two bedroom apartments 4 star rating with competitive prices. York Street, Launceston - www.adinaplace.com.au.
LIDO BOUTIQUE APARTMENTS → Lido Boutique Apartments, close to town - www.thelido.com.au or phone 6337 3000.
HAWTHORN VILLA STABLES → fully self contained units, 1 Church Street Carrick - www.hawthornvilla.com.au or phone 0427 936 150, 03 6393 6150.
TASMANIAN HOLIDAY RENTAL → Beauty Point, 2 bedroom house overlooking the Tamar River - www.tasmanianholidayrental.com.au.
*If you have a group of people and prefer a house → Home Away
WILLOW VALE → Nile, Tasmania. Charming rustic self contained units situated on a 15 acre hobby farm near Clarendon Homestead, offering comfortable, affordable accommodation for up to 6 people per unit. Ph: (03) 6398 6224 or mobile 0448 884 484.
MORETON FARM → (near the Agfest site) - ring Roy McKinnon on 0428 390 139.
GLENAYR APARTMENTS → 40855 Tasman Highway, Launceston - ph 0419 347 743 - www.glenayr.com.au.
FAIRVIEW B&B SELF CONTAINED COTTAGE → situated on Meander Valley Road between Westbury and Exton. Contact Andrew or Stephanie Johnson 0417 373 076.
MILLRACE PARK → close to Carrick, northern end of Oaks Road, only 2kms from the Agfest Site - call Alister Mackinnon 0408 185 234. Self contained caravans, campervans and tents also welcome to camp by the Liffey River.
THE JOLLY PAINTER B&B → Jolly Painter is delightful cottage style accommodation situated on a working farm off the B52 highway on the Illawarra and Pateena Road junction. Fantastic packages for more than two day stays. Please call Anne 0407 527 383 or Hugh 0427 911 832.
WOODLANDS FARM → Two bedroom cottage on "Woodlands" Farm, Deloraine. www.woodlandsfarm.com.au or phone Tim on 0427 325 946 for more information.
HOTELS & MOTELS
HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR- Four and a half stars and located right in the CDB - Phone (03) 6311 1002 and ask for the "Agfest Special Rate"
BEST WESTERN PLUS, 3 Earl Street, Launceston, will be offering exhibitors and patrons the best rate of the day over the Agfest Field Days. To get you off and going to the site, there is also a "grab & Go" breakfast of fruit box, muffin, ham & cheese croissant available for an additional low cost - please order prior to 9.00pm the night before. For accommodation reservations, please phone (03) 6333 9999.
CENTENNIAL HOTEL → The newly refurbished Centennial Hotel, Launceston is offering a range of budget accommodation. In-house meals at Steve's Grill, but also located close to other restaurants, cafe's and the supermarket. Phone (03) 6333 0587 or book online www.thecentennialhotel.com.au
LEISURE INN PENNY ROYAL HOTEL → Boutique heritage property featuring modern facilities, walking distance to Launceston CBD also offering self catering apartments. - www.leisureinnpennyroyal.com.au
PIER HOTEL → If you don't mind a bit of a drive to George Town (about an hour from the site along the East Tamar Highway) , there's a really nice hotel at very reasonable prices - www.pierhotel.com.au.
ROSS MOTEL, 2 High Street Ross → 2 night special offer - comfortable queen or twin bed room for $230. Rate includes continental breakfast provisions both nights and a complimentary bottle of wine. Rated 4-1/2 stars by Trip Advisor and this year voted No. 2 Best Accommodation Facility in Northern Tasmania. Phone (03) 6381 5224 or E: email@example.com - www.rossmotel.com.au.
CARAVAN OR MOTORHOME
Self-contained vans and motor-homes are welcome to park at the Bracknell Football Grounds at no charge. Also see listing above for "Millrace Park" who have farm stays and space for vans.
QUAMBY CORNER → On site Caravans, Serviced and unserviced sites (or camping facilities) are available at Quamby Corner, 15kms south of Deloraine - www.quambycorner.com.au.
ROSS CARAVAN PARK → 2 or 3 nights at special rate of $30 per night for 2 people on a powered site, including a complimentary bottle of red or white wine. Heritage cabins in the caravan park are available for a 2-night stay for $35 per person twin share or $50 single - self catering in warm 2.5 star accommodation. Phone (03) 6381 5224 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org - www.rossmotel.com.au.
DISCOVERY HOLIDAY PARK, East Devonport. 4, 5 & 6-berth self-contained cabins available as well as powered sites and powered ensuite sites for the travellers with vans. Special rate offered for Agfest visitors - phone (03) 6427 8418 or email email@example.com More information on their website www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au