Hostels and Backpackers - Poatina, TAS
Poatina Village, located right in the heart of Tasmania, is a great place to visit, stay overnight or as long as you like.
The Village is tucked away on the edge of the Great Lakes country and framed by the majestic heritage listed Great Western Tiers. The local people love to share this unique town with travellers and visitors to the area and will always give you a warm welcome.
Poatina is just a 40 minute leisurely drive from Launceston Airport, 90 minutes from Devonport, or an easy 2 hour drive from Hobart.
There are a number of accommodation options to suit your needs. You can stay in the 3-star Motel, or in a selfcontained 2 bedroom mountain cottage or backpackers hostel rooms for those on a budget.
Poatina has its own General Store, Post Office, Service Station, 9-hole/18 tee Golf Course, a Teahouse and The View Café and Restaurant.
It is now the home of the amazing new Althea Mountain Retreat Arts Center and Hot Glass Studio and is the ideal place for a family holiday or a short stopover.
Poatina Village Accommodation
• Comfortable 3-star Motel Rooms, Restaurant and Cafe
The Poatina Chalet is a 3-star Golden Chain Motel that boasts spectacular views. The Mountain View Restaurant serves guests a free continental breakfast each morning and is a great place for a hearty lunch or quiet dinner. During the colder months, Poatina is also the ideal stop on the way to or from the mountain snow - many have warmed up by the open fire in the View Cafe with a bowl of tasty wedges and hot chocolate or one of the best cappuccinos in Tasmania.
• Mountain Cottages
There are 12 self-contained, 3½ star, double story mountain cottages throughout the Village for overnight or longer accommodation. Each one has two bedrooms, its own kitchen, bathroom, laundry and living area - ideal for families or couples.
• Backpackers Hostel
Comfortable backpackers hostel rooms are great for younger people on a budget who are looking for low cost accommodation with access to a kitchen, TV lounge and WiFi.
• Tourist Houses
There are a number of fully furnished 3 bedroom houses available for short-term rental. These are ideal for a family getaway or retreat.
Camping and Campervan facilities are also available upon request.