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Waterfront Hotels in Hobart

Maybe you dined at historic Mures for the best seafood or imbibed at the newly restored Telegraph Hotel and need a place to stay on Hobart’s waterfront? We’ve got you covered. Check out our list to help you find the picture-perfect waterfront experience for your trip.


MACq 01 Hotel

For the ultimate Hobart waterfront experience, you can’t go past Macq01 Hotel. Become immersed in Tasmania’s history throughout the entire hotel while enjoying its location in the heart of Hobart’s waterfront. Don’t miss MACq 01’s Storytelling tours for a real insight into Tasmanian history (complimentary for guests, $20 for the general public – Contact MACq 01 to enquire).

Hotel Grand Chancellor

Take in spectacular views of the harbour and mountain with the whole family at Hotel Grand Chancellor. Their popular Tasman Restaurant is the perfect place for buffet brekkie or à la carte dinner. All you have left to do is relax and take in the stunning surroundings. Book a modernised Afternoon Tea in the Atrium Lounge for a real treat yourself moment.

The Henry Jones Art Hotel

For a one-of-a-kind stay in the oldest warehouse in the city, the Henry Jones Art Hotel is a must. Situated on the waterfront, nothing hasn’t been thought of to make your stay memorable. Each of the rooms and suites has been individually designed to make the most of the original building and stunning views. Art lovers will be in heaven observing the hundreds of original and contemporary art dotted throughout the hotel. It’s a sensory experience to tick off the bucket list.

Sullivan’s Cove Apartments

For a premium self-catered getaway, the hand-picked range of boutique apartments available via Sullivan’s Cove Apartments are a great place to start. Choose from either Sullivan’s Cove Harbourside, Gibson’s Mill, Kelly Street, IXL, Dockside Salamanca, or  South Street. All the apartments are perfectly located within the waterfront precinct, so you can have the flexibility to pick what works for you, whether that be a studio or a penthouse.


What’s better than epic city and harbour views? City and harbour views over Chocolate Hour! If you have a sweet tooth, this is the place for you. Not only are the elegant rooms comfy and picturesque, but during your stay, you’ll enjoy temptations like free Chocolate Hour daily. You will also keep the kids happy with free Movenpick ice cream for those aged 12 years and under during your stay.

Wrest Point

With options to suit any budget, Wrest Point is a great waterfront destination. They have a plethora of rooms to choose from and you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to food and drink. Dine at the famous Point Revolving Restaurant or enjoy a drink at Birdcage Bar. One thing’s for sure, there’s never a dull moment when staying here.

The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel Hobart

Indulge in a little luxury at The Tasman. Everything here oozes opulence. From the rich design and beautifully restored fittings right to the genuine Tasmanian hospitality, a stay here will keep you comfy while connecting you to the local surroundings. You don’t want to miss dinner at Peppina, the Tasman’s flagship restaurant, where Chef Massimo Mele and his exceptionally talented staff are serving up some of the best Italian fare in town. We recommend you head to Mary Mary for an after-dinner nightcap in this beautiful old-word bar.

Somerset on the Pier

You can’t get much closer to the harbour than staying at Somerset on the Pier. This collection of serviced apartments situated in a 1930s pier building offer charm mixed with a contemporary style and welcome all who stay. With views of the River Derwent and the Historic Sullivan’s Cove, you won’t be disappointed when it comes to the outlook.

Quest Savoy

If you want proximity, ease and value, Quest Savoy ticks all the boxes. Adjacent to the CBD in one direction, and minutes away from the vibrant waterfront, it’s a great spot to position yourself in to explore.

The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel

This popular spot is loved for its Heritage-listed facade, iconic saw-tooth roofline and friendly Tasmanian hospitality. Its spacious rooms and convenient location also make it a favourite among families.  As the name suggests, the building was used for wool treatment and is steeped in history. Although fully refurbished, it’s beautifully preserved many of the heritage features and won itself  the “Best Redeveloped Industrial Building” in 1997 by the National Trust.

Hadley’s Orient Hotel

For a classic Hobart stay, Hadley’s Orient Hotel ticks all the boxes. Just a short walk from the waterfront, this Victorian-era hotel has all the bells and whistles including a must-do Afternoon Tea.

Vibe Hobart

This brand-new Hobart hotel delivers big when it comes to views and experience. Every detail has been carefully considered to help make your stay memorable, comfy and of course, delicious. From the locally sourced, Tasmanian oak furniture to the Dreamcatcher bed and paddock to plate dinning, it’s got everything you need and more covered.

Mantra on Collins

Only two streets away from the waterfront precinct, a block from the Central Business District, and a short walk away from Salamanca Place, Mantra on Collins is an easy choice. The great location plus all the comforts you know and love about staying at a Mantra make it perfect for both holidaymakers or frequent travellers.

Crowne Plaza

Crowne Plaza Hobart makes for an indulgent stay for spectacular harbour views and luxury combined. Enjoy all-day dinning or the relaxing outdoor deck overlooking Liverpool Street. If a fun night out is what you’re after, the rooftop lounge at Aura is the place to be.

Moss Hotel

Nestled into the heart of Salamanca, Moss Hotel is the perfect spot for sleek, city escape. Just steps away from some of the finest places to wine, dine and dance the night away, you’d never guess this boutique, plant-filled inner city sanctuary is tucked right in the midst of it all.

Fusilier Cottage

Built within a 1838 colonial cottage, Fusilier Cottage is an iconic landmark within its prime Battery Point neighbourhood. Bask in the stunning architecture that blends the historic building with contemporary design. A crowd favourite is a glass-walled lounge which makes it easy to sit back and soak up views. With plenty of space across four bedrooms, it’s perfect for groups and families.

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