The Best Western Hobart is located in the Hobart City Centre. A 10 minute walk from hotel to Salamanca Place (Australia Oldest open-air Saturday market) on the historical waterfront, an area well known for its vibrant restaurants, cafes, bars. Also, Sunday Farm Gate Market within a stone’s throw from our hotel, a bustling farmers’ market showcasing Tasmanian produce and getting to know your farmer. It is a 15 minute drive to The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), a "subversive adult Disneyland", the largest privately funded museum in Australia.
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Hotel facilities include the delicious Embers Bar-Pizza-Grill offering Tasmanian produce from farm to table and seafood, 141 spacious rooms (28 square meters) with fresh, modern decor and either city skyline, Mount Wellington (kunanyi) outlooks and Derwent River view, and six conferencing facilities catering for up to 300 delegates. Our multilingual team is looking forward to welcoming you to Tassie lifestyle.
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Hotel location and the surrounding area
Our family group of three stayed for two nights in January 2020. We had a family suite with one king bed and two single beds. Space was therefore generous. The hotel is somewhat tired with wear...
Sydney, Australia on 12-Jan-2020
We spent a night at the hotel, prior to starting the exploration of Tasmania.
We checked in at apx. 10PM and were allocated with room 328.
This was a regular room with twin beds, a big HD TV, a...
Tel Aviv, Israel on 11-Jan-2020
Stayed here for 6 nights. Hotel very good apart from getting woken up by a fire alarm at 7am the 1st night. Also the last night had to phone reception at 3am about the next room playing loud music...
Glasgow, United Kingdom on 09-Jan-2020
Spent three nights there but found it quite expensive. Room was small and not quite equipped with cutlery (spoons) to make tea or coffee. In the room we spent there was only one spoon. The restaurant...
Queensland, Australia on 29-Dec-2019
King bed was comfortable and the shower was powerful. But no toilet brush provided. I was really looking forward to the buffet breakfast but all the food was stone cold. Also watched someone handle...
Exercise facility, 24-hour, complimentary, and includes cardiovascular equipment
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Laundromat, coin operated guest laundry located on level four. Open 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Dry cleaning, same day service available
Safe deposit box
Cable or satellite television
Free in-room wireless Internet access
Business center, 24-hour, Internet kiosk available with printing services. Fees start at a nominal fee of 2.00 AUD with additional services available at the reception desk.
Fax services, at the reception desk
Photocopy, nominal fee
Meeting facilities, the Warwick room is located on the ground floor of the hotel, making it easily accessible and close to the 24-hour reception desk. The Harrington room is located on the 5th floor, offering views of nearby Mount Wellington and plenty of natural light.
Banquet facilities, whether it be a wedding, gala dinner or school leavers’ dinner, the Goulburn room is a convenient and inviting space to host your next banquet event. The hotel's largest function room is fully equipped with a bar, dance floor and stage.
Conference facilities, a total of eight versatile function rooms, which can be configured to suit any size conference, meeting, wedding, trade show, banquet dinner and more. All rooms are equipped with the latest in audio visual technology.
Hearing impaired services Hearing loop. Hearing assistance room available upon request.
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged, nominal fee, 10.00 AUD
Gift shop or newsstand, local newspapers available in Embers Restaurant's lounge area
Outdoor parking, nominal fee, in driveway, limited availability, by request only
Garage parking, nominal fee, 10.00 AUD, 82 secure self parking spaces available under the hotel.
Paid Parking, nominal fee, 10.00 AUD garage or outdoor area
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Motor coach parking space available at no charge on Bathurst Street.
Cable or satellite television, remote control, color, CNN® or other 24-hour news station
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area available
Dataports available, 50 rooms with wireless
High-speed Internet access
Direct dial telephone
Room service, 24-hours
Complimentary newspaper available on request
Spa available, eight rooms have one person bathtubs with spa jets
Rollaway bed available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Rails in bathroom available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
1.20 kilometer(s) from Salamanca Market, enjoy the sights, sounds, flavors, action and color of Australia's best outdoor market. Open every Saturday, except for Anzac and Christmas Day, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
20.20 kilometer(s) from Mount Wellington, locally known as the Mountain or Kunanyi. Wellington Park stretches over 20 kilometers west of the Mountain’s pinnacle, and encompasses 18,250 hectare. Easily accessible from Hobart, this reserve connects the city to the bush, and the mountains to the waterways.
4.40 kilometer(s) from Cascade Brewery, the oldest continually operating brewery in Australia. It is based in South Hobart. The Cascade estate was originally a saw milling operation founded beside the clean water of the Hobart Rivulet in 1824 by Peter Degraves. Tours available by appointment. Make sure you are up for 2 hours, lots of steps and are wearing suitable attire.
14.80 kilometer(s) from Cadbury Chocolate Factory Tour, understand the process of how Cadbury chocolates are made, see chocolates being molded and enjoy tasting raw materials. Visitors can sample chocolates and visit the retail shop with special chocolate prices and high quality Cadbury merchandise. No access to the manufacturing areas of the factory. Delays may occur during peak season. Open Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. except for public holidays.
15.00 kilometer(s) from Museum of Old and New Art, known also as MONA, is an art museum located within the Moorilla winery on the Berriedale peninsula in Hobart. It is the largest privately funded museum in Australia. The museum presents antiquities, modern and contemporary art from the David Walsh collection. Transfers are available by Mona Roma bus or ferry from the Hobart waterfront.
74.00 kilometer(s) from Tahune Forest AirWalk and Visitor Center, experience the power of nature at this southern Tasmania must-see attraction. With breathtaking views of the forest canopy, spine-tingling swinging bridges across the Huon and Picton Rivers, and Tasmanian food and wine in the licensed cafe, there is a full day of fun for the whole family.
Embers Restaurant, on premises, full service, international, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, enjoy regionally produced food with an extensive Tasmanian wine list in the contemporary Embers Restaurant. Start your day with a fresh and healthy buffet breakfast or relax with a glass of local wine and enjoy the fresh produce especially prepared and designed by our passionate foodies. Embers is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the year and is family friendly. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available. Embers offers special menus for special occasions.
Embers Bar, on premises, bar/lounge, international, open for: dinner, a perfect place to relax and unwind, select from an array of pre-dinner drinks featuring the finest local beers and wines. Take advantage of happy hour and complimentary canapes before your evening activities from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day. Enjoy live jazz entertainment every Friday night starting at 5:00 p.m.
1.00 kilometer(s) from Royal Hobart Hospital, RHH is Tasmania's largest hospital and the major teaching hospital of the University of Tasmania.
3.50 kilometer(s) from University of Tasmania, UTAS-Sandy Bay Main Campus is a medium size public Australian university based in Tasmania. Officially founded January 1, 1890, it was the fourth university to be established in nineteenth-century Australia. UTAS is a sandstone university and is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. UTAS offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of disciplines.
1.00 kilometer(s) from Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, conducts innovative, world-class medical research to improve human health and wellbeing. Aspiring to contribute significantly to human health and wellbeing, with particular emphasis upon research that takes advantage of Tasmania’s unique population resource and other competitive advantages. Research efforts focus on preventing a range of diseases.
0.70 kilometer(s) from Conservatorium of Music, situated within easy walking distance from Hobart’s central business district and waterfront, the Conservatorium provides easy access to some of the finest musical experiences Australia has to offer. Internationally recognized staff, outstanding ensembles, including the Southern Gospel Choir, the Tasmania Discovery Orchestra and the Tasmanian Youth Orchestra, together with a unique partnership with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, make for an exceptional learning and teaching environment.
1.50 kilometer(s) from Tasmanian College of the Arts, recognized by the professional arts community and the public as an established Tasmanian artistic institution, delivering the most significant and longstanding Arts practice and research programs in the country. With a range of courses from undergraduate to PhD, offering teaching and research across the three program areas of art, music and theatre.
0.80 kilometer(s) from TasTAFE Drysdale South Hospitality and Tourism, services businesses located across Tasmania and is well placed to provide economic and social benefits through the provision of accredited, vocationally based qualifications and skills sets. Clients include people already engaged in the workforce, those preparing to enter the workforce and employers, through meeting their workforce development needs.
1.00 kilometer(s) from TasTAFE Campbell Street Campus, services businesses located across Tasmania and is well placed to provide economic and social benefits through the provision of accredited, vocationally based qualifications and skills sets. Clients include people already engaged in the workforce, those preparing to enter the workforce and employers, through meeting their workforce development needs.
1.10 kilometer(s) from Elizabeth College, is a co-educational senior secondary college for years 11 and 12 with an enrolment of approximately 1000 students. The college promotes high academic standards and provides a balanced program of cultural, intellectual, social and sporting activities. Mature age, part-time, country, city and overseas students provide a rich social diversity to our campus.
200.00 kilometer(s) from Launceston
280.00 kilometer(s) from Devonport
330.00 kilometer(s) from Burnie
300.00 kilometer(s) from Strahan
193.00 kilometer(s) from Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park
253.00 kilometer(s) from St Helens
7.50 kilometer(s) from Blundstone Arena, Bellerive Oval, also known by its sponsored name Blundstone Arena, is primarily a cricket and Australian rules football ground
located in Bellerive, City of Clarence, on the eastern shore of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is the only venue in Tasmania which currently hosts international cricket matches, and has a capacity of approximately 16,000.
10.00 kilometer(s) from King George V Oval, home headquarters of the Glenorchy
football and cricket clubs, as well as the Southern Football League. The ground is a former TFL and now Tasmanian State League and also a Southern Football League finals venue.
15.00 kilometer(s) from Cadbury Marathon, date for the 2014 Cadbury Marathon has been set as Sunday January 12, 2014. Entries will open in September. Pick your distance, with four events to choose from.
1.90 kilometer(s) from Hobart Aquatic Centre, a major aquatic sporting facility located upon the Queens Domain in Hobart. The facility is fully indoors and features a full 50 meter Olympic-size eight lane competition swimming pool, a smaller 25 meter warm-up pool and leisure pool as well as a 20x20 meter dive pool. It also features
a diving tower with 10, 7.5 and 5 meter platforms.
2.30 kilometer(s) from Domain Athletics Centre, one of the premier athletics
facilities in Tasmania. It is home to the Briggs Track Classic the Tasmanian round of the Australian Athletics Tour. The center has one major covered grandstand with all seating, change rooms, public toilets and a kiosk. The center features low
grade lighting most suitable for evening training, but not really up to match standards.
2.30 kilometer(s) from Domain Tennis Centre, which offers Tasmania’s premier tennis
experience. Stunning mountain and water views surround our 18 pristine courts. Only a five minute drive from Central Hobart, our club offers evening pennants, mid-week social tennis, junior events and even activities for toddlers. With a mixture of
Plexicushion prestige courts, Polyclay and synthetic grass, there’s sure to be a surface to suit your game.
5.90 kilometer(s) from Tasmanian Hockey Centre, home of Hockey Tasmania, is the major facility in the south of the state. It also boasts an excellent function room, bar and cafe that are for hire to the general public as well as members.
The center three surfaces are situated approximately 10 minutes travel time from the city center. The THC contains two world class Balsam Pacific water based SLX synthetic playing surfaces, both of which were installed in 2001.
4.70 kilometer(s) from Aurora Sports Stadium, the Creek Road Netball Center has eight outdoor courts and two indoor courts.
The center also accommodates basketball, indoor soccer, indoor bowls tournaments, Taekwondo tournaments and marching training/carnivals.
0.40 kilometer(s) from Hobart Central Business District, only a two minute walk from the hotel you will find Tasmania's premier commercial center. A magical blend of pavement, arcade and center shopping, providing easy access to national department stores, fashion outlets, a cosmopolitan cafe, Tasmanian souvenirs and crafts. Nestled amongst some of Australia's best examples of sandstone and colonial architecture, street cafes mix with great shopping to provide hours of fun and entertainment.
757.00 kilometer(s) from Melbourne International Airport, transfers by air are required to get to the Hobart Airport, or via the Spirit of Tasmania ferry if traveling by car.