Luxury Accommodation that tells a story
If you want to get a real taste of what Richmond has to offer, staying over for a night or two is an excellent idea. Not only are there many attractions to see, most visitors from Australian capital cities, as well as international guests, comment on how relaxing the beautiful old country village really is.
This guide outlines the various forms of accommodation in Richmond Tasmania. From couples to families, there’s somewhere for everyone!
Take a quick look at availability and rates using the search area below, or read our in-depth guide on the best accommodation available.
Colonial-Style Cottage Accommodation
One of the biggest attractions in Richmond are the old convict built cottages. Luckily for you, some of these are available for accommodation. Sit back by the fire and enjoy the warmth and charm that only an older property can provide.
You’re someone who typically avoids the hotel-chain properties and tourist-traps. You’re seeking genuine experience. And if Richmond is known for it’s historic, convict buildings, you want to stay in one.
Laurel Cottage is probably the most authentic historic accommodation in Richmond Tasmania you’ll find. It features handmade convict bricks which have barely changed since the cottage was constructed in 1830.
The furniture is in most parts an accurate depiction of a colonial era home. It’s got the real warmth of an old fashioned farmhouse. There’s a wood fire you can curl up in front of with complimentary port and chocolates.
When you’re outside you’ll be able to enjoy the immaculately maintained cottage garden. Richmond Bridge and St John’s Church is only a couple of minutes walk away.
Address: 9 Wellington Street Richmond 7025
These two cottages are simply stunning in so many ways! With the Richmond Bridge almost directly in front and the village a one minute walk up the street, most attractions are in within walking distance.
From a history perspective, these properties have more history than most. In 1823 the property was one of the first constructed, with the purpose of housing the sergeant who supervised the construction of Richmond Bridge.
At the end of a day of sightseeing, open the French doors and relax in your courtyard, or curl up on the couch with the complimentary port and chocolates.
These cottages feel genuine and classy, with beautiful old-fashioned beds, cabinets and dining sets.
Address: 47 Bridge Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: Both cottages are one bedroom
Sleeps: Each cottage sleeps two people
The Mill House Cottage
If you don’t stay here, you’ll probably regret it later. When your admiring the Richmond Bridge and become distracted by the stunning white colonial two storey house with accompanying cottages and sprawling English-style gardens in the background.
Yes the Mill House Cottage really is that close. The property is situated next to the river and is one of the most prestigious properties in not only Richmond and all of Tasmania. Constructed in 1853, the property has been immaculately maintained, appearing fresh, clean and somewhat luxurious by today’s standards.
Address: 2 Wellington Street Richmond 7025
Sleeps: 2 people (double bed)
Richmond Barracks has been a popular accommodation choice for many years. The beautiful restored colonial property has three accommodation options, with two options suitable for couples and one which can comfortably host four guests.
Recent booking.com reviews commend the host Simone for her wonderful warm service, the cosy feel of the property and the comfort of the beds. It’s no wonder that as of November 2018 it has an aggregate rating of 9.7/10.
Address: 16 Franklin Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: 1 x 2 Bedroom Cottage (Lady Esther Cottage), 2 x 1 Bedroom Cottages (The Retreat and The Cellar)
Sleeps: 4 (Lady Esther Cottage), 3 The Retreat, 2 (The Cellar)
The Richmond Arms Hotel
To the right of the Richmond Arms Hotel, you’ll notice a beautiful sandstone stables. This was constructed in 1827 and is the only remaining part of the original Lennox Arms Hotel, which burned down.
Don’t worry you won’t be in the cold with the horses! The stables have been restored and offer a nice blend of comfort, warmth and rustic charm. The floors are carpeted but many of the walls show the original stone.
As the pub is in the centre of the village, you’ll be a short walk to most things to do in Richmond. The pub has new owners who have made an effort to improve the menu and put on regular live music and events. Maybe enjoy your free continental breakfast and stroll on over to the pub for dinner.
Address: 42 Bridge Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: A one bedroom unit and a two bedroom unit.
Sleeps: 2- 4 guests
Cottage on Gunning
Constructed in 1846, this heritage listed cottage let’s you throw away the modern yet boring hotels and cabins and stay somewhere with history, character and warmth.
This charm greets you from outside with fruit trees and seasonal bulbs creating the country town garden feel which was once abundant. Inside, there are two bedrooms and all the features you would expect in a modern home. It’s one of the few colonial cottages to have clothes washing and drying facilities. Guests can enjoy fresh farm eggs, bread and milk with their continental breakfast.
Address: 15 Gunning Street Richmond 7025
Sleeps: four – one bedroom has a queen size bed, the other has two single beds.
Village Accommodation in Richmond
These properties are located no more than a ten minute walk to Richmond’s main attractions, including Richmond Bridge, Richmond Gaol and the Bridge Street shops.
Mulberry Cottage Unique B&B Accommodation
A colonial-style bed and breakfast which oozes cosiness and class. There’s only two cottages on site, providing you with somewhere quiet and private so you can sleep in or sit back in your courtyard and relax over a bottle of wine.
Choose the garden cottage with views over a rustic farm-style garden or the valley view cottage with panoramic views across the rich green farmlands of the Coal River Valley.
Address: 23a Franklin Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: Garden Cottage has 2 bedrooms, Valley View Cottage has 1 bedroom
Sleeps: Garden Cottage sleeps 4, Valley View Cottage sleeps 3
Bridge View Retreat
Sometimes it can be hard to get comfortable in holiday accommodation which lacks a homely feel. This is unlikely to happen at the cosy Bridge View Retreat. It’s more of a country house than an accommodation property.
There’s 3 bedrooms (sleeping 6 in total), separate lounge and dining areas, a washing machine and dryer, and a kitchen which you can actually cook in.
But don’t worry, it’s not out in the paddocks, it’s in the middle of Richmond village. The bridge and riverbank are only a one minute walk from your front door, or you can sit back and admire the view of Richmond Bridge and St John’s Church from the rear deck.
As it’s owned by the same people who own Richmond Bridge Soap, you can expect a welcoming package of luxury soaps, bath salt and comforting creams to help you relax during your stay.
Address: 64 Bridge Street, Richmond 7025
Red Brier Cottage
Red Brier Cottage is a cosy cottage with brilliant gardens, situated on Bridge Street. There’s only two cottages on site, with guests commenting on how quiet and enjoyable the accommodation is.
With a basic kitchen, a barbeque and air conditioning, you’ll have everything you need if you want to stay in and relax. Or if you wish to go explore the village, the main tourist attractions are a short walk along Bridge Street. In under five minutes you could be at Ashmore Tea Rooms or The Richmond Arms Hotel.
Address: 15 Bridge Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: Each cottage has two bedrooms
Sleeps: Each cottage sleeps 4 – one cottage has 2 single beds and one double bed, the other has two double beds.
Pinestumps Holiday Home
Pinestumps is a spacious modern property with lots of room for families or couples travelling together. These type of properties can be hard to come by and really make you feel at home. There’s an open plan living with rich, polished floorboards, a large dining area and couches. The master and second bedrooms contain double beds while the third bedroom has two single beds.
For your convenience a washing machine is provided. Outside there’s a garden, terrace, BBQ and outdoor tables and seating.
Address: 10 Morgan Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: Three bedrooms
Sleeps: 6 people (two double beds, two single beds
Richmond Coachmans Rest
Richmond Coachmans Rest offers three small apartments which are only a 5 minute walk to the village centre. These apartments were refreshed in 2013, with many guests commenting on how comfortable they are. Equipped with a kitchenette, lounge, courtyard and clothes washing facilities, you’ve got everything you need. The apartments are heated and soundproof, so you’ll have no problems relaxing here.
Address: 28 Bridge Street Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: Two studio apartments and one two bedroom apartment
Sleeps: 2 – 5 people
Farm-Stay Accommodation in Richmond
Richmond is more than a village with an interesting convict past. It’s a cute country village situated in the Coal River Valley. Since the days of the early settlers, this area has been widely used for sheep farming, wheat farming and vineyards. The farm style accommodation options are situated on the edge of the village, most are no more than a 30 minute walk to the village centre.
These are great for those seeking somewhere romantic, somewhere quiet, or somewhere for young, active children to explore and see the animals.
Daisy Bank Cottages
Not far from the village lies a beautiful sandstone barn in a pretty farm garden, which has been converted into two cottages. This was built in the 1830’s on the Daisy Bank Farm, approximately 700 acres which has been passed down from generation to generation.
This is one of the longest running providers of accommodation in Richmond Tasmania – and for good reason! There’s something for everyone here. The spa cottage is ideal for couples seeking somewhere romantic and cosy. There’s a loft style bedroom, a cosy wood-heater and a spa for your comfort. There’s also a cottage which sleeps four people and is ideal for families.
Relax in your own private courtyard and have a BBQ, explore the sheep farm or wander into the village and see the sites.
Address: 78 Middle Tea Tree Rd Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: One in each cottage
Sleeps: 3 (Spa Cottage), 4 (Family Cottage)
Tara’s Richmond Farmstay
Tara’s hits a real sweet spot where they have quiet farm surroundings but are only a 5 minute drive from Richmond Village. This means that on top of being able to explore Richmond, you can also explore a beautiful farm! Feeding time is 9am daily and you’re welcome to join the owners as they feed the sheep, alpacas, chickens, ducks, rabbits and horse. This of course makes Tara’s Richmond Farmstay a hit with young families, and provides reassurance that your young ones will be entertained.
Of course Tara’s offers more value than just the farm. The four cottages are clean, modern and eco-friendly, having only been constructed in 2017. Open your backdoor onto your own patio area with outdoor furniture, a BBQ and relaxing farm views. Escape the concrete jungle and enjoy a stay on the farm!
Address: 31 Ogilvie Lane Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: 3 x 2 Bedroom Cottages, and a 1 Bedroom
Sleeps: 2 – 5 guests
Hatcher’s Manor is a European-style castle located in beautiful farmlands on the edge of Richmond village. This farmland is known as Woodburn Farm, and is one of the first settled farms in the area, dating back to the 1820’s. Today a large apricot orchard takes up most of the land.
There are many animals to enjoy such as horses, ponies, alpacas, sheep, ducks, chickens, dogs and rabbits. A horse drawn carriage tour can be arranged with the hosts.
There is a magical and romantic feel at this Richmond accommodation. Guests will notice the old fashioned look, feel and the personalised service provided by the hosts.
Address: 73 Prossers Road Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: 16 apartments, ranging from 1 – 3 bedrooms
Sleeps: 2 – 10 guests
Every Man and his Dog Vineyard
You’ll find this small, boutique vineyard only a 2 minute drive from Richmond village. This is a great place to hide away from it all! Curl up with a loved one and some wine and chocolate and have a nice relaxing weekend. There’s a gorgeous sun terrace overlooking the vineyard, or inside the cottage it’s nice and cosy too! If you want to check out the village, it’s only 2 minutes one way, or drive the other direction and in a few minutes you’ll be inspecting some of the other fine local wineries.
Address: 1314 Richmond Road Richmond 7025
Bedrooms: One bedroom
Sleeps: 2 people in one double bed.
Alexander’s of Richmond
Alexander’s of Richmond offers spacious chalet-style B&B accommodation. It’s a great place to relax with a spacious lounge room and a barbeque. If you’ve been travelling for some time and are looking to escape the small pokey hotel rooms and relax somewhere homely, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Even though it sleeps 6, the beds are all queen size.
Address: 15 Ogilvie Lane Richmond 7025
Sleeps: 6 (3 queen size beds)