Mt Lyell Anchorage

4 Star Self Rated

17 Cutten St, Queenstown, Tas, 7467


Mt Lyell Anchorage, Queenstowns finest B&B and self-contained accommodation is the perfect place to relax after a long day exploring the countryside on your way to Tasmanias Western Wilderness. Luxurious comfort and style with a homely feel. Gorgeous bespoke bathrooms, comfortable beds, a stylish mix of period and new furniture, quality inclusions and a friendly host, always available to assist in making your time in Queenstown pleasant and memorable.

Situated in the centre of the township, you will be close to cafes, hotels, supermarkets, West Coast Wilderness Railway, Paragon Theatre, Galley Museum and all town facilities.

The Anchorage main house is over 115 years old and has been fully renovated to compliment the original features. With magnificent pressed tin ceilings, lovely timber panelling and fireplaces it has 4 individual rooms with private bathrooms, as well as a full kitchen and lounge/dining room with a cosy wood fire to relax and mingle with other guests. New plush carpet, paint and plantation shutters throughout in August 2014 has given the house a lovely warm, homely feel. Sleeps up to 10.

We also cater for those who prefer self-contained accommodation. Built in the early 1960s to house mine workers these 2 cottages are perfect for small families or groups.

Waratah Cottage is right next door to Anchorage and has been completely renovated in Dec 2013. It has 2 bedrooms, bathroom with walk-in shower and kitchenette/lounge room. One Queen Bed and 2 King Single beds. Sleeps up to 4

Tea Tree Bungalow sits next door to Waratah Cottage and has 2 bedrooms, 2 shower cubicles and full kitchen facilities in the large dining/lounge/kitchen room. Renovated in 2010 it has 2 Queen Beds and sleeps up to 4.

Mt Lyell Anchorage features.

Beautiful en-suite rooms in Anchorage or

Self-contained accommodation in Waratah or Tea Tree

Generous breakfast provisions included for all guests

Range of Teas and coffees

Special dietary requirements catered for on request

Cooking facilities throughout

Microwave ovens

Toasters and Kettles


Dishwasher in main house

Comfortable beds

Variety of pillows

Quality linen

Electric blankets

Quality fixtures and fittings

Period and new furniture

Comfortable seating

Bespoke bathrooms

All showers walk-in

2 baths in main house

Shampoo, conditioner & shower gel supplied



All ground floor accommodation

Disability friendly

Electric panel heating throughout

Wood fire in main house

Large flat screen TVs throughout

Newly established gardens

Herb garden for guests

Fresh low-allergy flowers in rooms

Shower chair available

Porta-cot and high-chair available

Single and Corporate rates on request

EFTPOS facilities

Limited Free Wi-Fi

Undercover BBQ area

Free on-street and limited off-street undercover parking

Free laundry facilities

Owner lives next door

Close to all amenities

Sorry no pets

Smoking strictly outdoors only

Room Descriptions


This room has a Queen Size bed and one King Single bed and comfy seating in an adjoining room. 32' Flat screen TV. A private bathroom is provided across the hall with a separate shower and deep bath. Breakfast provisions included. Single rates available on request.


Huge room with bay window comfy seating and luxurious en-suite bathroom. Queen bed plus King Single bed provide accommodation for up to 3 people. 32" flat screen TV. Stunning bathroom has freestanding bath and separate large double shower. Breakfast provisions included. Single rates available on request

King Billy

Good sized room with Queen Bed, comfy chair and lovely en-suite shower room with double shower and bathrobes. 32" Flat screen TV. Breakfast provisions included. Single rates available on request.


This large room has a Queen Bed comfy seating 32" Flat screen TV and brand new luxurious en-suite shower room. Breakfast provisions included. Single rates available on request.

Tea Tree Bungalow

This fully self-contained flat 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.

Waratah Cottage

2 Bedroom self-contained Cottage perfect for small families or groups.

Check In Instructions

Owner lives in cottage next door at No 15. Please call if you expect to arrive late.

Children and Extra Guests Details

Families and groups welcome and well catered for.

Car Parking Details

Some undercover onsite parking and street parking all free.

Travel Directions

Turn off the Lyell Hwy towards the town centre. Cutten St is the 4th street on the left. We are 100m up on the right, just past Vinnies store.

Things To Do

Highly recommend Queenstown Heritage Tours and Galley Museum.

See a movie at the fabulous art deco Paragon Theatre across the road.

Take a day ride on the West coast Wilderness Railway, station is 100m away. Fishing, bushwalking.

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Early check-in
  • Free parking
  • Golf nearby
  • Guest Laundry
  • Kitchen/ette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Parking
  • Shop nearby
  • Television