15 Romantic Boutique Hotels in Hobart
I haven’t yet had the pleasure of visiting Hobart, but it is near the top of my bucket list. Tasmania is means to be one of the most beautiful places in Australia. So when I finally get to go there, I’m ditching the kids with Grandma so I can go stay at one of these beautiful romantic boutique hotels. Have you stayed at any of these?
At the Henry Jones Art Hotel history and art collide. Hobart’s oldest waterfront warehouses have been thoughtfully reimagined as Australia’s first dedicated art hotel. Located in the Hunter Street precinct, the hotel blends modernity with an industrial past. Decadent elliptical spas bubble underneath rough-sawn timber trusses. Blackwood-lined boardrooms have been refashioned into stately, indulgent suites.
Warm and engaging service from our curators of history and art is a hallmark of this sophisticated boutique hotel, from complimentary valet parking through to a warm Tasmanian farewell. Attention to every guest is unique – much like the 500 contemporary Tasmanian artworks lining the hotel walls.
Henry Jones represents a fusion of old and new, art and design, indulgence and discovery.
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Hadley’s Orient Hotel was originally built by convict labour in 1834 and plays host to almost two centuries of stories, scandals and secrets to be explored.
Tucked behind the original Heritage listed façade in the heart of Hobart’s CBD are 71 elegantly appointed accommodation suites, hotel rooms and stunning event spaces. Step inside and be enchanted by the stunning chandeliers, vintage wallpaper and charming atmosphere. As one of the most historic places to stay in Hobart, Hadley’s Orient Hotel boasts 71 elegantly styled hotel rooms and suites (officially rated 4.5 star by Star Ratings Australia), in the heart of the city centre.
The classic, luxury décor perfectly captures the essence of the hotel’s Victorian heritage and charm, with each room offering its own unique sense of place.
Stepping into your room is a journey to a bygone era, where travel brought truly unique and surprising experiences. Indeed, it’s where ambience, artwork and furnishings are all part of a nearly 200-year-old story that continues to be told.
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The breeze along Hobart’s waterfront carries a thousand captivating stories of those that were here before us – a cast of remarkable characters, each with an intriguing story to tell. In this place, the Mouheneenner people fished and forged dreams in the Derwent shallows; the first Europeans set foot ashore Van Diemen’s Land and an industry was borne amid the bustle of Hunter Island. Today, this precinct is home to MACq 01 where the stories of these colourful characters are shared in a setting of informal luxury. This is a storytelling hotel.The rooms are designed around five Tasmanian character traits.
A neutral palette for all 114 rooms allows for each to be flavoured with unexpected character notes. Every room features an original artwork by Tasmanian artist Troy Ruffels, who has interpreted each trait into his atmospheric work. Ruffels’ work sets the overall tone, supported by other design features. Where possible, local designers and craftspeople have been engaged for the internal fitout. A Hearty and Resilient room might feature rough-sawn timbers, rusted steel and bold textures to reflect the hardy souls who carved a living in our rugged, isolated environment.
The design is not about a literal translation of our Tasmanian characters, but rather a building of intrigue and curiosity about these folk. Each space throughout MACq 01 captures an emotion or feeling but leaves you to meet these characters in your own way.
Zero Davey is located on Sullivans Cove, Hobart’s picturesque waterfront. Choose from superb studio apartments or modified apartments – all exquisitely furnished in cutting edge contemporary furniture.
Relax and unwind by the waters edge, enjoy the cafe lifestyle and relish in Tasmania’s gourmet experience at the many restaurants on your doorstep. Float away on Cloud Nine Beds or take in the harbour without moving a step, as all rooms have a live “plasma screen” showing the waterfront activity
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Our prime location is your springboard to the best of Hobart’s rich culture, history, world-famous cuisine and the natural beauty of real Tasmania.
Find yourself in the sensory experiences of a textured and vibrant contemporary arts scene. Indulge in unique gourmet adventures borne of pure air, rich soil and pristine water and then retreat to the comforts of our tailored rooms for pure escapism and respite. Explore untamed wilderness and earliest colonial settlements from our central base.
Thoughtful touches bring nature or our heritage into your space with native greenery or original timbers and stone work. Be immersed and connected with locally procured mini bars and handmade furniture, cushions and throws. Your sanctuary can be a complete hide-away tucked within 25 or with a sun-drenched balcony overlooking Salamanca Square at 39. Moss has been created within mid 1800’s warehouses originally meant for traders, stores and taverns, so each space is entirely unique.
Battery Point Boutique Accommodation is set in the heart of the famous historical village of Battery Point, Hobart. Featuring four luxurious newly renovated apartments with all the extra touches to make your stay truly memorable.
The accommodation comes with a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, full size fridge, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. There is a seating dining area and lounge in all apartments. Both Wi-Fi and private parking are accessible at this property free of charge. Guests can relax in the garden at the property.
The property is just a short 5-minute walk to Salamanca where you can visit the famous Salamanca markets every Saturday. Being on Hampden Road you will be spoilt for choice with restaurants, bars, and cafes. The MONA ferry is only a 7-minute walk also.
“When travelling, you want to stay somewhere that is just as comfortable as your family home”. Salamanca Wharf Hotel is a contemporary self-contained boutique apartment hotel which offers its visitors ultimate comfort and convenience within one of the oldest and most beautiful precincts in Australia.
Salamanca Wharf Hotel has been awarded a ‘Stellar Stays’ property, earning a place among the top 3% of over 800,000 properties worldwide.
Entering one of the rooms at the Salamanca Wharf Hotel is like being invited into the beautiful and comfortable sanctuary of an adventurous friend. The Salamanca Wharf Hotel has been designed to provide our guests with every modern comfort and convenience within a beautiful self-contained apartment.
Housed in a conversion of a 1930s pier building, award-winning Somerset on the Pier is the epitome of old world charm mixed with contemporary style. Located on the shores of Hobart’s waterfront, each serviced apartment boasts beautiful panoramic views of the River Derwent and Historic Sullivan’s Cove.
Somerset offers 56 one bedroom and family sized apartments with complimentary wireless internet, fully-equipped kitchenettes, contemporary décor; and a loft-style design exuding space and comfort, perfect for both the business alternative to a hotel, Somerset is the ideal accommodation for a weekend away or an extended stay.
Hobart’s central business district, restaurants, shopping precincts and main attractions including Salamanca Place, home to the famous Salamanca Market, Battery Point, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and the ferry to the Museum of Old and New Art – MONA are all on your door step. Hobart is one of Australia’s most picturesque capital cities and Somerset on the Pier is the gateway to exploring everything this city has to offer
Corinda Contemporary is different. Julian’s great great grandfather, Alfred Crisp, built this magnificent private house – one of the prosperous State capital’s grandest – in the late 1870s. Some 150 years later, his visitor-friendly family home and its lavish gardens are still very much as he left them.
Corinda is ideally located on the downtown edge of the Queen’s Domain, a 450 acre natural resource only 10 minutes’ walk from Hobart’s CBD. The Tennis Centre and Aquatic Centre are both right here, and Government House and the Royal Botanic Gardens await you across the Domain.
When you’re staying in Hobart over Summer, only place to be is on the waterfront at the Hotel Grand Chancellor. Conveniently located amongst all the action, this family-friendly hotel allows you to sit back and enjoy both harbour and mountain views from one of the best places to stay in Hobart. The Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is also just a short walk away from popular attractions such as Salamanca Place, The Markets, Battery Point, the MONA Ferry and the CBD.
Enjoy the comfort, space and facilities of one of Hobart’s largest accommodation hotels. Work out in our gym, relax in the sauna or enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool. Meet for drinks or our signature Afternoon Tea in the Atrium Lounge, or reserve a table at the popular Restaurant Tasman for either a buffet breakfast or à la carte dinner.
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A luxurious mansion. A waterside window into Hobart’s past. Lenna of Hobart is not just a place to rest your head. It’s an experience. Open the door to this 1874-built sandstone mansion and connect with Hobart Town’s story. This landmark hotel puts you right on the historic doorstep of Hobart’s vibrant waterfront. Salamanca Place, home to Australia’s largest outdoor market and fine eateries are a few hundred metres away and a short walk leads to the CBD, Mona ferry terminal and waterfront precinct.
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Macquarie Manor is an elegant heritage building circa 1875 featuring classic Edwardian architecture, large rooms, and lofty ceilings.
Conveniently located only a five minute walk to Salamanca Place and the spectacular Hobart waterfront, the Macquarie Manor Hotel is in a prime position for you to enjoy a relaxed meal and explore the city.
13. Salamanca Suites
Salamanca Suites is ideally located at the eastern end of Salamanca Place, home to the famous Salamanca Market (Saturdays) and a fabulous selection of Hobart’s restaurants, bars and galleries. Located in historic Sullivan’s Cove, very easy walking distance to waterfront, MONA ferry terminal, historic Battery Point and CBD.
Salamanca Suites offers 18 spacious apartments each with its own balcony or courtyard. Salamanca Suites offers complimentary parking, complimentary Wi-Fi and Foxtel. All rooms are non-smoking and our 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments offer fully equipped kitchens. Studios offer a kitchenette. All have king split bedding, air-conditioning and full laundry facilities.
A merchant “son of a convict”, a legendary architect, an iconic department store and The Salvo’s all play a part in the history of Maylands. Truly boutique in nature and set within one of Tasmania’s finest Heritage properties. Our styling is minimalist and our rooms/suites are a fusion of modern and historic luxury.
Maylands is an urban luxury lodge on the fringe of the city. A place where relaxation, rejuvenation and a generosity of spirit come together.
Our core ethos revolves around being sustainable in how we operate and our food is hyper-seasonal, homegrown, house-made and supports small local growers and producers.
Islington is a very special, small, luxe hotel in Hobart with a long history and a large delightful garden affording unique and stunning views of Mount Wellington.
Perched in the exclusive enclave of South Hobart, slightly removed from the city with amazing views of kunanyi and its shifting moods, this multiple award winning hotel is luxury personified, offering award winning personal service.
Decorated with fine art and furnished with antiques, Islington appeals to those who desire the very best in service, presented in an atmosphere of serenity, luxury and tranquillity.