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Contact your host Cally Lyons with any questions or requests about your stay at Rathmore.

+61 418 728 888
+61 3 6286 3294
1300 882 508
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Getting to Rathmore

Our address is:

2158 Hollow Tree Road
Hollow Tree
Tasmania 7140

GPS: 42°32’1″S, 146°55’55″E

Driving directions

A warning first; switch off your satellite or phone navigation and trust us.

It could get you lost if you don’t. You won’t be the first to get lost in Tasmania by using technology.

If travelling from Hobart, head north on the Brooker Highway towards Launceston, then follow signs for New Norfolk. When in New Norfolk, cross the bridge following signs for Hamilton and Queenstown. DO NOT take the C181 where there is a sign to Hollow Tree!

There is a Blue/ Yellow sign “Rathmore Accom 7”

Turn off the highway onto the B110 (Hollow Tree Road) and continue 7kms for about 10 minutes.

Rathmore is one of four buildings in “Hollow Tree”, which is signposted on the left of the road.

If coming from the west, 3 kms past Hamilton you will see Blue/Yellow sign “Rathmore Accom 7” & you will turn left.

If coming from Bothwell there is a sign “22 Rathmore Accom” at road junction of Patrick & William St in front of the Bothwell Super Store/convenience store with a small range of groceries & BP Petrol station/convenience store. The Castle Hotel completed in 1829 and reputedly the second oldest continuously licensed hotel in Australia is next door to BP.

William Street becomes B110 Hollow Tree Road heading south towards Rathmore then Hamilton.

Rathmore entrance is at the junction with the C181 Marked Tree Road.

Above: Turnoff from Lyell Highway
Above: Turnoff from Bothwell

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Free Parking is available 24 hours per day on-site and there are no height or size restrictions.

New Norfolk, Brighton, Bothwell or Ouse. Please note Hamilton only has diesel.

New Norfolk or Brighton. Please note Ouse has an IGA and Bothwell has a small store.

There are very limited local options so we suggest you talk with us about available homecooked meals requiring 48 hours notice or self-cater.

No. Snacks and refreshments can be provided and enjoyed at small additional cost.

Check-in time is at 2pm and check out 10am. With prior requests we can usually accommodate your requirements at no additional charge

Central Highlands weather conditions range from perfectly still and sunny to the perfect storm and chilly frosty mornings. Warm indoor fireside sanctuary is never far away, but warm layers, a cosy jacket and scarf, sturdy footwear with warm socks will be your best friends, when exploring outdoors and chatting to the animals!

No, all of our indoor accommodation is non-smoking with smoke detectors installed. Smoking outdoors with an ashtray or container is permitted. Please dispose of butts thoughtfully and be aware of fire danger. Substantial additional charges will apply for evidence of smoking indoors.

No, however all rooms have individual keys and are lockable to provide security for your belongings.

Yes. Wi-Fi is available in most rooms and all public spaces. Basic Wi-Fi is included in our room rates, which caters for general browsing, checking and responding to emails, etc. Instructions for accessing the Wi-Fi are given on arrival.

Yes, but it is necessary to speak with us at time of bookings for approval.

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At Rathmore, we love to support other hospitality operators dedicated to making your stay in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands a wonderful, authentically Tasmanian experience.

Try the links below to learn more about what’s on offer and happening in our part of Tassie.

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