Batman Fawkner Inn

Hostel in Launceston

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Built in 1822, the historic Batman Fawkner Inn offers budget accommodation in the heart of Launceston. It is a short walk to shops, restaurants, cafes and local attractions such as City Park and the Harvest Market. Free WiFi (500MB) is available. Limited free parking is provided. The refurbished and air-conditioned accommodation at Batman Fawkner include en suite bathrooms, heating, towels and linen in each two, four or six bed private dormitory room. Some rooms are located away from the road, and include a TV and refrigerator. Meet other guests in the shared communal facilities which features a wide-screen TV, pool table, shared kitchen and dining area. Coin operated laundry facilities are available and staff at Batman Fawkner Inn can recommend and assist guests to book activities and transportation at the tour desk. Club 54 operates within the premises on certain nights, hosting a range of local, national and international acts. Pasta Resistance and the Eatery is open daily onsite, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Situated in the centre of Launceston’s CBD, Batman Fawkner Inn is just a 10-minute drive from the beautiful Cataract Gorge. Aurora Stadium, Tasmania’s home of AFL Football is a 10-minute walk away.

Important information

Please inform Batman Fawkner Inn in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
A damage deposit of AUD 350 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.
Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with debit cards or EFTPOS.
Please note that there is a 2.56% charge when you pay with Visa or Mastercard credit cards.
Please note that there is a 2.66% charge when you pay with American Express or Diner Club credit cards.

Please note that car parking is limited and subject to availability. If you are arriving by car, please contact Batman Fawkner Inn for more information, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that a nightclub is operational in the hotel complex which may cause noise disturbance in rooms on some nights.

Features of Batman Fawkner Inn


  • Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Games room
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Internet services
  • Billiards
  • Library
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Nightclub/dj
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Paid wifi
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Street parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant


  • Golf course (within 3 km)


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning
  • Atm/cash machine on site
  • Vending machine (drinks)


  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage