Bringing history alive on the banks of the idyllic Tamar River is the unique characterful Peppers Silo Hotel. Dating back to the 1960’s, the heritage building which spanned 35 metres high containing grain in four large silos, is an iconic landmark converted into a sophisticated 9 storey hotel providing a unique place to stay in Launceston.
Peppers Silo Hotel offers exquisite Launceston accommodation, with beautifully designed hotel rooms, with your choice of view overlooking Cataract Gorge, North Esk or the Tamar River. Within the sophisticated walls of this hotel, guests are transported in history with photographs showcasing the original building and it’s significance to the area. Decoration of each room has been inspired by the surrounding region where tranquil waters meet the rugged earth and native flora provide the peaceful vista. Make your selection from contemporary rooms housed in the historical silos or the latest addition of the North Wing.
Overlooking nearby Seaport, Royal Park, the Tamar River Basin and Cataract Gorge, guests are centrally placed to walk from this Launceston hotel to the city centre, with public transport a mere five-minute stroll away across the footbridge, linking Seaport and Kings Wharf together. Should you require assistance our tour desk operators can recommend the best attractions to visit during your stay.
Designed within the original silos and the new North tower are beautifully appointed modern hotel rooms with all of the modern amenities. Plush interiors are decorated with earthy tones to compliment the surrounds and offer in-room complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD TV with Chromecast and Foxtel channels, mini bar and guest ensuite. Taking in sweeping views over the meandering river, the Gorge River Rooms and Premier Suites boast private balconies where you can soak in Launceston’s natural ambience.
Guests will enjoy the convenience of our fully equipped gymnasium, onsite day spa, 24 reception, express checkout, tour desk, secretarial services, and child minding.
Grain of the Silos Restaurant – The Grain of the Silos Restaurant is situated onsite at Peppers Silo Hotel, delivering on its promise of paddock to plate. You will find foods from local farmers delivering world class produce. Beef and lamb farmed from up the road complimented with Tassie’s best and freshest seafood sourced from our coastal waters.
Woody’s Barrel Bar – Woody’s Barrel Bar is located inside one of the barrels of the repurposed Kings Wharf Grain Silos that now houses Peppers Silo Hotel. Open from 3.00pm to late, Thursday to Sunday, Woody’s Bar serves up an array of premium Tasmanian and international beers, wines, spirits and liqueurs making it the perfect place to unwind.
What To Expect
One of Tasmania’s most popular tourist destinations, thousands of visitors flock to Launceston each year to experience all it has to offer. It’s a region difficult to beat when it comes to its blend of world-class food and wine, charming countryside, beautiful buildings, remarkable history and unspoilt nature.
Launceston’s history is second to none, home to beautifully preserved early cityscapes in Australia with its well-designed Colonial and Victorian architecture and century-old parks. You’ll also find plenty of culture including the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery which is the largest regional gallery in Australia.
Just a short walk from the city centre, Cataract Gorge is a slice of wilderness right in the heart of town and Launceston’s star natural attraction. Peppers Silo Hotel provides striking vistas across this beautiful natural attraction, the next best thing to experiencing it in person.
Tamar River Room
From $189 per room, per night
Your Tamar River Room will provides the perfect retreat, with modern stylish décor and amenities. Rooms feature an exclusive Silo Experience King bed or two King Single beds, LCD TV , lounging area, spacious bathroom, and serene views of the river. Tamar River Rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and are located on all levels of the North Wing Building.
Stay a little longer in the Tamar River Suite and enjoy the extra room to stretch out in your lounge area with fold-out sofa bed. Retreat to your private sunroom and bask in the sunset over the Tamar River, and relax in stylish surrounds with décor featuring recycled wood design elements with industrial tones. Our Tamar River Suites are located on all levels of the North Wing Building and can accommodate up to 3 adults.
Our Gorge River Deluxe Rooms are located on Levels 4-7 in the Silo Building and offer sweeping panoramic views of the entrance to Cataract Gorge. With superb modern styling of exposed concrete walls and recycled timbers highlighting the industrial heritage of the site, and featuring extra room for supreme comfort, the Gorge River Deluxe Room is the ideal space to recharge after a busy day.
The Silo Premier Suite offers the epitome of luxury on the top level of the Silo building. Sample the region's finest beverages on your private balcony with its unparalleled views of the convergence of the Tamar and North Esk Rivers, set against the magnificent backdrop of the Cataract Gorge. Boasting a sleek contemporary open plan design, the Silo Premier Suite also features a stylish lounge area, luxurious bedroom with plush Silo Experience king bed and stunning recycled timber frame, and sumptuous ensuite with shower and deep bath tub.
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