The Best Hotels in Hobart: Stylish Stays for Your Next Vacay
From moody homes to lush hotels, Hobart has all the luxe and laidback accommodation you are looking for.
Tasmania's capital city is a destination known for its breathtaking natural beauty, rich history, foodie scene and vibrant cultural scene. Hobart boasts a diverse range of hotels that cater to every traveller's needs and preferences, from all-out luxury to budget-friendly experiences.
Whether you’re seeking a vacation or a staycation, wedged between the mountain and the sea, Hobart has a solid offering of fantastic hotels and stays with views galore. Whether you're seeking an award-winning boutique accommodation, a luxury city stay or a historic experience, Hobart's best hotels have something special in store for you.
A magnificent stay in West Hobart, Slow Beam is an inimitable house that has been created to showcase Australian art & design. Offering visitors to Hobart a unique & luxurious accommodation experience, connecting elegant modern design to its rugged, bush environment; it's a designer space setting the bar high and stealing all the scenes.
Winner of 'Best Designed Stay' at the Airbnb awards in 2021, every window view has been considered by the designer, Hearth Studio. Not just the expansive river and city views, but also to provide glimpses throughout the house to the natural sandstone and bush surroundings.
The Rox Hobart
The Rox provides you with an elevated and exceptional stay right in the heart of Hobart's most vibrant neighbourhood.
Step back in time with your feet firmly planted in the present in the heritage Elizabeth or Alexander Apartments and bask in the living history of the space. Or, step into the luxurious surrounds of their newest development at the Rox Penthouse or Rox Apartment, where you'll be able to gaze out over the city streets of storied MidTown.
The visionary design for these four unique enclaves is one of mixed-use materials that nurture a layered and warm ambience. These dreamy enclaves immerse you right in the city, while still allowing a private sanctuary to retreat to at the end of the day, and sleep soundly. It's one of the best new hotels in Hobart for a stylish vacay.
160/162 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Henry Jones Art Hotel
Decked out in what has to be one of the cosiest rustic fit-outs in all of Hobart – with its heritage stone walls and timber beams – Henry Jones Art Hotel whips you into a warm embrace as you step into the reimagined heritage warehouses on the city’s waterfront. In a celebration of the creative culture of Hobart, the hotel showcases artists — both established and emerging — in every room and space, making your stay one gloriously long gallery visit. Comforts are certainly not second fiddle to the art either, with comfortable king beds and spa suites making your stay all kinds of lovely.
25 Hunter Street, Hobart
Little ol’ Hobart recently became home to the very first internationally-esteemed Luxury Collection hotel in Australia and it’s one not to be missed! Spanning across three adjoined buildings from very different eras — an Art Deco building, the Heritage building and the new Pavillion — The Tasman is anchored on the waterfront in Hobart, with an easy walk to Salamanca, MONA ferries and Hobart’s food scene. The hotel’s very own highly-regarded offerings also mean not having to wander far at all — duck downstairs for an Italian meal at Peppina or cosy into the hotel’s speakeasy bar Mary Mary for a negroni with a Tassie twist.
2A Salamanca Place, Hobart
Nestled in the heart of the historic Hobart waterfront, MACq 01 s a luxurious hotel that combines premium accommodation with unforgettable storytelling. It is just a 5-minute drive from the city centre and famous Salamanca Square. Guests can choose from luxurious suites and rooms, with each of these rooms linked to a real character central to the story of Tasmania, such as heroes, villains, explorers, inventors, convicts and more. Throughout the halls and walls of MACq 01, guests will find engaging stories and pieces of Tasmanian history. You can also enjoy the beautiful views of the Derwent Estuary from the hotel. There is an on-site restaurant at the property and private parking is available.
18 Hunter Street, Hobart
The Polaire Suite
Step inside one of Hobart's most tranquil stays and discover some luxurious amenities you won't want to depart from. The Polaire Suite is spacious, light-filled and strikingly minimalist, a sweet retreat on St David's Park just across from the famous Salamanca Place.
Housed within a character rich original building dating back to 1929, it's been transformed and beautifully styled with statement design pieces, original local artwork and luxurious natural finishes in sub-Antarctic hues.
Luxurious in scale, the fully self-contained interior's most elegant features include a generous king bedroom with separate open plan living and dining area, lofty ceilings and a North facing aspect towards kunanyi/Mount Wellington. Breathtaking herringbone oak floors and soft, glowing light veiled by linen sheers create a peaceful ambience. A palette of muted greys with layers of cotton, wool and linen are styled for a restful escape.
Our favourite feature of all? The blissful walk-in rain shower. Guests also receive priority status at the award-winning Institut Polaire downstairs. It's notoriously difficult to get into, and you don't want to miss out on trying the Antarctic dry martini.
1 Sandy Bay Road, entry off Davey Street, Hobart
Captains Cottage ticks every box; originally built for a ship’s captain in the mid-1800s, this heritage-listed holiday home is set in the heart of Hobart, within walking distance to Constitution Dock, Salamanca Place and Battery Point. Inside, a mix of natural-textured fabrics and furnishings fill the cottage with warmth, from the timber floors to the velvet sofa, all the way to the 100% linen bedding. There’s also a courtyard garden to enjoy, perfect for taking in that fresh, Tasmanian air.
Stay in the heart of the city at Moss Hotel, with its prime location being a springboard to the best of Hobart’s rich culture, history, world-famous cuisine and the natural beauty of real Tasmania. Designed with incredible attention to detail, every element of your experience here has been highly considered. Thoughtful touches bring nature and heritage into every room, with native greenery or original timbers and stonework.
Be immersed and connected with locally procured minibars and handmade furniture, cushions and throws. If you like your sanctuary with a sun-drenched balcony overlooking Salamanca Square, be sure to book in 39. Moss Hotel was created within mid-1800’s warehouses originally meant for traders, stores and taverns, so each space is entirely unique. This is a truly striking stay.
39 Salamanca Place, Hobart
At the foot of the majestic Kunyani/Mt Wellington, in the much-loved enclave of South Hobart, the Islington is a boutique hotel that has thought of everything. The highly-awarded hotel’s 11 adults-only eclectic antique-laden boutique rooms will see you in luxury in no time at all, with their comfortable king beds, unlimited barista coffee and deep bathtubs. Stroll through their private gardens or tuck yourself in with a glass of wine on one of their sundrenched terraces, all while soaking up those glorious panoramic mountain views just moments from the city.
321 Davey Street, Hobart