The Riversleigh

The Riversleigh

1 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, VIC 3875, Australia
+61 351 526 966

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About The Riversleigh

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

The Riversleigh offers historic accommodation and is within walking distance of Bairnsdale Railway Station. The numerous amenities this luxury hotel has to offer include an express check-in and check-out feature, a BBQ/picnic area and a bowling alley.

The Riversleigh has recently been refurbished and offers meeting rooms, laundry facilities and luggage storage. It also features room service and a garden.

Rooms at the hotel are comfortable and feature a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV and a dishwasher. They are also fitted with a hair dryer, an oven and a microwave.

Those staying at The Riversleigh can enjoy a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, conveniently based for those who want to stay close by when looking for a bite to eat. Packed lunches are available for sightseers.

For those wanting to discover the great outdoors, the hotel is close to popular fishing and scenic spots. Guests can also visit Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.

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Amenities at The Riversleigh

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Cleaning products


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Private entrance
  • Roll-in shower
  • Disabled access
  • Shower chair
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar
  • Dining table


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Carpeted

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Ticket service
  • Bottle of water


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast

Reviews of The Riversleigh

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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Comfortable room in a lovely historic building
9.7 Excellent
Pros:Nice character filled hotel in a great location


1 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

What's nearby

  • Nicholson St. Gallery108 yd
  • Robb Street Gallery0.5 mi
  • Bairnsdale Historical Museum0.7 mi
  • Historical Museum & Resource Centre0.7 mi
  • Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre1.6 mi
  • McLeod's Morass Wildlife Reserve1.6 mi
  • Eggshell Dell and Gallery2.1 mi
  • Mitchell River National Park20.4 mi



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Riversleigh

  • The Riversleigh is located at 1 Nicholson Street, 1.3 miles from the centre of Bairnsdale. Nicholson St. Gallery is the closest landmark to The Riversleigh.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at The Riversleigh.

  • Yes, The Riversleigh offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Riversleigh offers free parking.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Riversleigh in Bairnsdale and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Riversleigh and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Riversleigh.

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Distance to city centre

1.3 mi

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Distance to airport

152.9 mi