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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Tourism >> Accommodation >> Accommodation capacity >> Accommodation capacity: hotels, motels etc.

Tourist accommodation refers to establishments that provide mainly short-term (less than two months) non-residential accommodation to the general public.

Each quarter, the ABS publishes statistics for hotels, motels and guest houses and serviced apartments. For 2000 and 2003, statistics are also available for holiday flats, units and houses; caravan parks and visitor hostels.


HOTELS, MOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES AND SERVICED APARTMENTS

In Tasmania at the December quarter 2003, there were:

  • 54 licensed hotels with facilities and 15 or more rooms
  • 57 motels and guest houses with facilities and 15 or more rooms
  • 32 establishments offering serviced apartments and 15 or more units.

There were 6,030 rooms available in hotels, motels and serviced apartments as at the December quarter 2003, with 48.8% of these in licensed hotels with facilities. The number of bed spaces totalled 17,837, with 46.0% of these in licensed hotels.


ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY(a)(b), Tasmania
Licensed
hotels
with
facilities
Motels and
guest houses
with
facilities
Serviced
apartments
Total
establishments

no.
no.
no.
no.

December quarter 2002
Establishments
54
55
31
140
Rooms
2,867
1,801
1,129
5,797
Bed spaces
7,831
5,444
3,895
17,170

December Quarter 2003
Establishments
54
57
32
143
Rooms
2,940
1,926
1,164
6,030
Bed spaces
8,199
5,633
4,005
17,837

(a) Applies to establishments with 15 or more rooms or units.
(b) Break in time series between the March and June quarters 2003. In Tasmania, there were three establishments added in the June quarter 2003 as a result of frame maintenance.

Source: Tourist Accommodation, Australia (cat. no. 8635.0).


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