The Westcoaster Motel accommodation is located in Queenstown, in Tasmania’s West.
The Westcoaster has 60 rooms, each with a queen-size bed and ensuite bathroom. Other facilities include tea and coffee-making facilities, a refrigerator, iron and ironing board, and television. The reception area also operates a tour booking service for West Coast attractions. Meals, accompanied by Tasmanian and Australian wines, are available in the Old Prospector Restaurant and there is also a lounge bar with open fireplace. A cooked, country breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning.
Queenstown was originally established to service the booming copper fields of Mt. Lyell in the mid-19th century. Here you can visit the Mt. Lyell Mine and mining museum, or board the West Coast Wilderness Railway and travel through 35 kilometres of mountainous terrain to Strahan. Experience Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area aboard a river cruise, sea kayak or seaplane. You can browse the town’s galleries and craft shops for work by local artisans or sample fine Tasmanian food and wine in a local restaurant.
Queenstown is a four-hour drive from Hobart (250 kilometres/156 miles) and two-and-a-half hours from Burnie (180 kilometres/112 miles).