The Empire Hotel is a renovated heritage building showcasing some of Tasmania’s finest timbers and craftsmanship. The Hotel is centrally located in Deloraine – home to a vibrant artistic community. It is ideally situated for exploring northern Tasmania. The natural beauty of Cradle Mountain, Mole Creek, Liffey Falls, Solomon’s Caves, the Great Lakes and the Tamar Valley are all within an easy drive. Not to be missed when visiting are the fantastic platypus that live in the Meander river in the heart of Deloraine. The Empire offers visitors and guests the opportunity of participating in a free guided tour of the river where you can see these amazing animals.