Where to stay in the Tamar Valley
Are you considering travelling to the Tamar Valley for your next getaway? If so, yippee! Don’t forget to drop into Holm Oak’s cellar door while you’re here. We’ve done the research on where to stay in our valley – from hotels to bed and breakfasts, there’s an accommodation option to suit all travellers. Take a look at Holm Oak’s top accommodation tips.
For a unique Tasmanian escape, why not try glamping in the heart of the Tamar Valley Wine Route? Domescapes geodesic domes take camping to the next level. The domes have magnificent panoramic views across the valley and vines, and come complete with beautifully styled interiors, heating and private ensuites. Nestled among nature for total seclusion, each dome has an outdoor bath and firepit, so you have plenty of options where to sip that glass of Holm Oak wine after a day of exploring the Tamar Valley.
If modern is more your style, book a room at Rosevears Hotel, just 20 minutes from Launceston. There are 26 contemporary hotel suites – one- and two-bedrooms, plus spa suites, with king-sized beds and spectacular floor-to-ceiling views of the Tamar River. The on-site restaurant serves delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.
Set in the heart of Launceston, Hotel Verge is a contemporary boutique hotel with a cool industrial-luxe aesthetic. There’s a high design sensibility here with sleek monochrome interiors textured with wood and concrete. While the oversized bathrooms come with all the trimmings, from Kevin Murphy amenities and rain showers to cosy robes. There’s a gym and restaurant on site, plus complimentary parking for road-trippers.
Now you can check into the historic 1830s flour mill that has been home to Launceston’s iconic Stillwater restaurant. The Stillwater Seven offers high-end accommodation in the heart of Launceston with architecturally designed and beautifully appointed rooms nestled in the great bones of one of Tasmania’s heritage icons. Each room is an immersive experience in Tasmanian terroir. Expect waterfront views, chef-cooked breakfasts, warm hospitality, a luxury Tasmanian mini bar, locally designed furniture and locally made toiletries. Launceston’s Cataract Gorge and city centre are both within easy walking distance.
Nestled on the slopes of Mt Arthur, overlooking the village of Lilydale on the outskirts of Launceston, The Trig offers two accommodation options in a natural, peaceful environment. Both allow you to get back to nature in architectural, self-contained accommodation. The Trig Studio is luxuriously appointed and showcases contemporary furniture, designed and crafted in Tasmania, plus a fireplace, Aesop toiletries and a serious vinyl selection to play on the record player. Outside, there’s an alfresco bathtub and oversized deck with views in every direction over the valley. The second option is The Container, a modern converted shipping container for a couple.
At both, self-catering comes easy with organic breakfast hampers, and meals available for order from local chef Daniel Alps, alongside a selection of Tasmanian wines, beers and cider.
For a classic bed and breakfast experience, check in to Beauty Point Cottages near Beaconsfield. The three charming self-contained cottages are nestled in the established gardens of the 1880s homestead. Each has a private verandah where you can enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast spread of local produce, and the entire property has stunning views over the Tamar Valley.