Constructed in the 1950s, this waterfront property sits on approximately 5,615sqm of land and boasts three distinct sections being the main hotel building over two levels with rooms on the first floor, all of which have recently been refurbished. Other features include a large capacity bistro, gaming room, public bar and sportsbar that includes wagering, a large outdoor courtyard/beer garden overlooking the pristine Georges Bay and a drive-through undercover bottle shop.
The Bayside Inn provides an opportunity to refurbish or rebuild some of the old-style accommodation offering to drive room rates, as it is a prime piece of real estate overlooking the bay.
Two additional older style buildings with budget motel accommodation and an indoor swimming pool are popular with tours and groups.
St Helens is the largest town on the east coast of Tasmania and, as part of the Great Eastern Drive, experiences strong tourism numbers, together with neighbouring coastal towns Scamander, Bicheno, Freycinet, the Bay of Fires and Coles Bay. The Great Eastern Drive is one of the most heavily occupied tourism routes in Tasmania.