About us

The Riversleigh

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, each with private ensuite, offer the seasoned traveller luxury and comfort with all the amenities required and personal, attentive service.

Complimentary continental breakfast is sourced from local produce and is available from 7AM mid-week and 8AM week-ends and public holidays.

Lunch is served in the sunlit bistro Monday-Friday with coffee, cake & the bar open 7 days a week.

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, river, lake and ocean fishing activities.

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, a place like no other.


Our vision statement

The Riversleigh consistently aims to be the very best boutique hotel by providing a unique, chic environment where guests feel comfortable yet slightly indulged.
Our highly personalised service from well-trained and dedicated staff goes above and beyond expectation, with a special attention to detail.
We strive to retain the intimate ambience of a private residence with modern day comforts and amenities from our rooms through to our food and beverage offerings.
We care for and cherish regional community and tradition and take pride in combining local characteristics with a fresh new connected approach. 



• Complimentary continental breakfast served daily

• Off road parking

• Conferences, meetings and events catered for up to 130 people

• Disabled access room available


• WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

• Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).

• Pets are not allowed.

Food and Drink
• Bar
• Room service
• Lunches (Mon-Fri)

Family Friendly
• Family rooms

• Non-smoking rooms
• Air conditioning
• Facilities for disabled guests
• Non-smoking throughout
• Bridal suite
• Heating
• Garden
• Sun terrace

Reception services
• Luggage storage

Business facilities
• Meeting/banquet facilities
• Newspapers

Cleaning services
• Daily maid service
• Guest Laundry

Stay Info

Check In Time
Check Out Time
Children Allowed
How Many Children Stay Free?
Age Children Stay Free
Early Check In Available
Late Check Out Available
Guide Pets

Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Debit Cards
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Cash
  • UnionPay