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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 3 days in February 2017 in this beautiful house in the lovely Kingsroom. Anna and Michael were very kind hosts. They served us delicious breakfast menus. Anna was so helpful. We were very interested in Tasmanian pepper. She found a pepper farmer for us. It was a great experience.

Thank Rita G
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Stayed three nights and had a wonderful time. The accommodation was spacious and well appointed with quality furnishings. We had a full kitchen (which we used to cook us some local produce) and dining room as well as bedroom and ensuite. The ensuite had a spa bath and a twin shower which was a nice touch. Our hosts Anna and...

Thank Mikesibly
Anna Michael H, Manager at The River House, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for your lovely review. It's comforting to know that we are hitting the mark! Was wonderful to have met you both and I'm so glad you got to try the goats cheese!!!

Blaxland, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband & I stayed at this property in February, 2017. Our hosts Anna & Michael made us feel very welcome on arrival. We had no trouble locating the property which had a lovely gardens and a beautiful view of the river. We elected to stay in the Garden view room which was very comfortable & private. The room was...

Thank Steve1810
Anna Michael H, Manager at The River House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Steve. We are so pleased we could offer you a place to relax and take in some breathtaking views. It was lovely to meet you both. Come again soon!

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We spent three nights in early February, the hosts Anna and Michael had just taken over. We had a wonderful stay - the room was wonderful with everything you could possibly need, great location, spotlessly clean, Anna and Michael were very helpful with local information, and the breakfasts each morning were amazing - so much effort had gone into them,...

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Anna Michael H, Owner at The River House, responded to this review

Thank you, for the kind words. It was our pleasure and we are glad that you enjoyed your time in our little piece of serenity. Anna is doing amazing things in the Kitchen and I'm glad you enjoyed the food and appreciate her efforts. We look forward to seeing you again. Michael and Anna

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Riverhouse while on our honeymoon, and it really was perfect accomodation. The room was clean, spacious and well equiped. The bed was comfortable and the breakfast excellent. The room (more of a suite with large bathroom, kitchenette and sofa) felt private unlike some B&B's. The host, Anna, was very friendly and helpful. We will definitely...

Thank Heidi M
Anna Michael H, Manager at The River House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make a review. I'm so glad we could provide you with all the comforts our B&B offers. We loved having you here.

Reviewed 3 February 2017

We stayed at The River house on a recent trip to Tasmania.Anna and Michael had just taken over and were wonderful friendly hosts. The views were incredible and our room was lovely. The breakfasts were sensational and different each day. It is a great spot if you are visiting wineries around the Tamar Valley and is also a short drive...

Thank Jo-Anne M
Anna Michael H, Owner at The River House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jo-Anne ☺ we thoroughly enjoyed having you stay with us. We are looking forward to your next visit 😃👍🏽

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I recently visited gorgeous Launceston and was lucky enough to stay at The River House! Trish & Rob were so warm and welcoming upon my arrival making me feel so relaxed. The location was most convenient - just a short drive to downtown. The setting is stunning, both the home and surrounding gardens are beautifully maintained. My room was exquisite...

1Thank wattlehq
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Trish & Rob were such great hosts and do everything to ensure you have the perfect experience. The food was incredible; Trish even used a range of local produce. Can't wait to return to The River House!

1Thank Olivia R
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 July 2016

trish and rob have created the perfect bed and breakfast experience: comfortable, clean rooms that have all the amenities you might need, a delicious breakfast menu that changes daily and features local ingredients, and hosts that want to make your visit to the area a wonderful one. river house, itself, is a classic with beautiful older wood floors and windows...

1Thank Donna M
Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Trish and Rob are the perfect hosts! You'll enjoy an amazing breakfast while taking in the most splendid view of the river. Our room was beautiful, clean and comfortable. The house itself is welcoming and you'll want for nothing.

1Thank Roberta_David12

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury 4.5 star river-front contemporary accommodation less than 15 minutes from Launceston CBD and gateway to the Tamar Valley wine country. The River House is set in two hectares of peaceful mature gardens and Australian bush. This idyllic place is where the country meets the city, providing multiple options for you to seriously rest, relax and regenerate. We offer accommodation choices with both traditional and self catering in-house rooms, with gorgeous bathrooms and gourmet breakfasts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The River House

Address: 39 Rostella Road, Dilston, Tasmania 7252, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Dilston
Price Range: $180 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The River House 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Kingsroom is a big an light room with a comfortable bathroom and a little terrasse. You have beautiful views over the Tamar river.”
RitaG427, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room with a view of the Tamar”
Mikesibly, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a river view room if there's one available”
oliviar700, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the garden and river, they are quiet and comfortable.....don't fret”
Uncontainedjoy, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“They are all spacious, peaceful and very good but if you want just that little bit more, go for the King Suite.”
Jules8Perkins, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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