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The Riversleigh

Centrally located in an iconic, century-old building in Bairnsdale, The Riversleigh is at your service.

A beautiful and poised exterior leads to the restored interior, reflecting the heritage feel; classic meets contemporary with an elegant twist.  

The 21 guest rooms, each with private ensuite, offer the seasoned traveller luxury and comfort with all the amenities required and personal, attentive service.
Complimentary continental breakfast is sourced from local produce and is available from 7AM mid-week and 8AM week-ends and public holidays.

Lunch is served in the sunlit bistro Monday-Friday with coffee, cake & the bar open 7 days a week.

Choose a relaxing sleepover between Sydney and Melbourne or stay a while and explore the naturally magic region of East Gippsland.


Modern amenities.  Historic Elegance.  Relaxed Luxury.  Unbeatable Location.

The Riversleigh, a place like no other.

Top three experiences near The Riversleigh

1) Cruise the Gippsland Lakes

2) Explore the Buchan Caves

3) Visit the Koalas on Raymond Island


At a glance


1 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, VIC 3875


+6135152 6966



[email protected]


Distance to Touring Route:

On the touring route

Opening times:

7am-7pm Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm Weekends & Public Holidays

Activity category:


Popular activities:

Accommodation, Bairnsdale, Great Alpine Road, Koala, Buchan Caves


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