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Penghana b&b in Queenstown.
Penghana b&b in Queenstown.
The lounge room at Penghana.
Exterior Penghana b&b.

Penghana B&B

Thursday, November 2, 2000
Visit Tasmania and stay in one of the region's better b&bs, for a truly grand experience.

Penghana is one of the region's better b&bs. The building occupies over a hectare of land and is built of locally-made bricks, as are some of Queenstown’s other preserved buildings.

Penghana is a 25-room three storey house. It was built in 1898 for the Mount Lyell Mining & Railway Company. In 1903 a guest wing and ballroom were added. The ballroom is now used as a billiard room.

Six guest rooms are available — two double rooms, two twin and an interconnecting double and twin, ideal for a family.

The grand house contains furniture and artefacts gathered over the 101 years of the company’s existence. A photographic history, paintings and prints are on display, along with precious old books in the study.

There are cast iron and marble fireplaces in the two guest lounges and the timber-panelled foyer boasts a grand blackwood staircase.

A cooked breakfast, complete with fresh fruit, juice and cereal is served in the dining room on a beautiful long mahogany table and the kitchen is always open if you fancy a cup of tea.

Queenstown, situated in a World Heritage area, has much to offer tourists. Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon and Franklin Rivers are nearby and there are museums and old mining sites to fill you in on the history of the area.


Queenstown. Four hours from Hobart.


Rooms are $100 per room per night. Breakfast is included. They are open year round.
Please note prices are valid at time of transmission and to the best of our knowledge are inclusive of GST.

More information

Penghana: Ph: (03) 6471 2560

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