East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

The Riversleigh

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Bairnsdale Hotels / Motels / Resorts From $155/night

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Check In: 14:00 | Check Out: 10:00

Open Hours: Monday to Thursday 7.15AM to 7PM, Fridays 7.15AM to 10PM, Week ends & Public Holidays 8AM to 6PM

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, with ensuites, offer the seasoned traveller luxury and comfort with all the amenities required and personal, attentive service.
Complimentary continental breakfast is sourced from local produce.
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 is a place like no other.


Personalised, attentive service and a sense of tranquil relaxation are among the hallmarks of a stay at The Riversleigh where you will enjoy the warmth of a country hotel combined with the luxury you expect from contemporary boutique accommodation.

Located in the heart of Bairnsdale's central business district on a quiet street over-looking the Mitchell River, The Riversleigh features elegant period fittings with tastefully-appointed modern rooms, providing a unique accommodation experience.

With 21 rooms designed to meet every one of our guests individual needs, you will enjoy beautifully-designed rooms, each with ensuite, some including spa baths. Relax in the picturesque courtyard set against the magnificent backdrop of one of the oldest and most unique residences in beautiful East Gippsland.

Built in 1886, this East Gippsland icon is now under new ownership and management and this grand example of Victorian architecture has recently undergone a complete renovation.

Set in the heart of Destination Gippsland, Bairnsdale is the gateway to glorious East Gippsland, within easy drive of the high country, mountain resorts, rain forest drives, the Gippsland Lakes, Ninety Mile Beach and river, lake and ocean fishing activities.


  • Air conditioned
  • Car park
  • Children welcome
  • Conference facilities
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access
  • Groups Welcome
  • Highchair available
  • Internet access
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking indoors
  • Private bathroom
  • Room service
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • Wireless broadband internet facilities

Map & Directions

1 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, BAIRNSDALE, 3875

Cancellation Policy

Best Available Rates are Non-refundable.