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Queenstown Heritage Accommodation

Mt Lyell Anchorage, Queenstown Tasmania’s finest accommodation is a great place to relax after a long day exploring the countryside on your way to Tasmania’s Western Wilderness. Comfort and style with a homely feel. Gorgeous bespoke bathrooms, comfortable beds, a stylish mix of period and new furniture, quality inclusions, well stocked kitchens, kitchen garden and a friendly host available to assist in making your time in Queenstown pleasant and memorable.

Situated in the centre of the township, close to The Paragon Theatre, RoamWild Tasmania tour company, West Coast Wilderness Railway, Galley Museum, cafes, hotels, supermarkets, and all town facilities.

West Coast Tasmania

Driving around Tasmania can take much longer than you might think. There is so much to tempt you to stop along the way but be aware that our roads can be long and winding through stunning mountainous terrain. Check out this MAP for actual driving times between towns and please remember to watch out for native animals on the roads, especially at night.


Our Services

Anchorage Accommodation

It's the little things that make your stay at Mt Lyell Anchorage so comfortable. Like large walk-in showers, heated towel rails, bathrobes, quiet panel heating, well equipped kitchens and free Wifi to keep in touch with friends and family.  The main house "Anchorage" has 4 rooms, each with a private bathroom suitable for adults only. For families, our self-contained cottages provide everything you need. If you are travelling alone please contact us for single rates.

Anchorage Main House Accommodation

Anchorage Cottage Accommodation

Huon Room

This huge room at the front of the house has a lovely bay window with comfortable seating and a Queen Bed plus King Single bed providing accommodation for up to 3 guests. 32″ flat screen TV. A large luxurious bespoke en-suite bathroom with a walk-in double shower and large deep bath, features local Huon Pine timber. Go ahead and spoil yourself! Not suitable for children under 14.


Sassafras Room

This large room at the front of the house has a Queen Bed, antique furniture and a 32″ Flat screen TV. The luxurious bespoke en-suite shower room features the local Sassafras timber and a large walk-in double shower. Sleeps up to 2 adults.


King Billy Room

This medium sized room in the centre of the house has a Queen Bed, antique chaise lounge and lovely bespoke en-suite shower room with double shower, featuring local King Billy timber. 32″ Flat screen TV and antique dressing table providing comfortable accommodation for up to 2 adults.


Blackwood Room

This medium sized room at the back of the house has a Queen Size bed, a 32′ Flat screen TV and comfortable seating. A private bathroom is provided across the hall with a separate shower and deep bath

Not suitable for children under 14.


Waratah Cottage

This fully self-contained cottage has 2 bedrooms with 1 Queen Bed and 2 King Single beds sleeping up to 4 guests. The living area has a kitchenette with limited cooking facilities and comfortable seating. 30 inch Flat Screen TV. Good sized bespoke bathroom with large walk-in shower. Perfect for small groups or families. Children welcome.


Tea Tree Bungalow

This fully self-contained bungalow has 2 separate bedrooms, both with Queen sized beds. The bathroom has 2 walk-in showers. The living area has a fully equipped kitchen with dining table, comfy lounge and 32″ flat screen TV. Sleeps up to 4 guests.

Children welcome.




We supply generous complimentary breakfast provisions for our guests who choose to book direct, to prepare at their leisure.


Limited off-street undercover parking  and plenty of on-street parking available free to all guests.


Guests are welcome to forage for seasonal herbs and vegetables in the kitchen garden.


Free laundry facilities available to all guests. Washing machine, dryer, drying racks & washing powder supplied.

Free Wifi

Free Wifi is available to all guests. Password is available on check-in. 

Driving Tips

We have put together some driving tips and information that you may find useful when planning your trip around Tasmania or to print and carry with you. Click here


Queenstown and West Coast Tasmania Tours and Attractions

Paragon Theatre

Queenstown's beautiful Art Deco theatre is not to be missed. Having changed hands in July 2017, the new owners are bringing this amazing building back to life. 

Tours daily. > MORE INFO

RoamWild Tasmania

Explore the best Western Tasmania has to offer with a local. With exclusive access to stunning locations of historical significance these small number tours will be a highlight of your visit. 


King River Rafting

For those who like a bit of excitement and don't mind getting wet, you can't go past a rafting trip down the mighty King River. A great day out with people who really know their stuff.  > MORE INFO

West Coast Wilderness Railway

History that moves you! An adventure you won't forget, travelling through the beautiful rainforests behind the steam locomotives that carried tons of copper to the port of Strahan since the 1890's.  > MORE INFO

Gordon River Cruises

Board the Lady Jane Franklin II to explore the magnificent Gordon River and the Tasmanian World Heritage Area in style. Cruise on the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck for an extra special cruising experience. > MORE INFO

World Heritage Cruises

This family owned company has been operating cruises on the famous Gordon River for more than 100 years. Join the 5th generation of Grinings for a fabulous day on the harbour and river.   > MORE INFO

The Ship that Never Was

Performing since 1993 in Strahan, this is Australia's longest running play. Be prepared to laugh yourself silly and don't be surprised if you end up on stage. An absolute hoot of a show and must see for the whole family.


Overland Track

Are you planning to walk the amazing Overland Track? We can arrange private transport to and/or from the track and if you book a room at Mt Lyell Anchorage we can look after your car for free while you do the walk. Contact us on 042 842 9962 for more details.  > MORE INFO

Galley Museum

With 26 rooms showcasing an extensive collection of historical photos and artefacts from Queenstown's history, spend an hour or a day learning of the fascinating history of the area. > MORE INFO

West Coast Heritage Centre

This amazing museum houses the largest mineral collection in the world. Set aside at least half a day to explore the vast array of memorabilia on display in the 4 historic buildings and large outdoor area. Great activity for the whole family.   > MORE INFO

The Unconformity

One of Australia's most innovative cultural organisations sharing this community's unmatched sense of place with a unique creative vision.  

16-18 October 2020.






Contact us


Mobile       042 842 9962 

Address:   17 Cutten St, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467

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