If you’re planning to attend Dark Mofo this year, you’ll want to find the perfect place to stay that will let you make the most of this incredible event.
Every year, thousands of people flock to nipaluna / Hobart to take part in this quintessentially Tasmanian festival and revel in the incredible program of music, art, and culture. Luckily, Hobart has a wide range of accommodation options to suit every budget and preference. Here are a few of our top picks for where to stay in Hobart for Dark Mofo.
The Henry Jones Art Series Hotel
The Henry Jones Art Hotel is a unique and luxurious accommodation option that is perfect for Dark Mofo visitors who want to be in the heart of the action. Located right on the Hobart waterfront, this stunning hotel features beautiful rooms that are designed to be both stylish and comfortable. The Henry Jones Art Hotel is also home to some of the best dining options in Hobart, including the award-winning Peacock and Jones restaurant.
The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel is a fantastic option for visitors who want to be close to the action but who also want the flexibility and convenience of having their own space. This hotel features a range of apartments that are fully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel is located just a few minutes from the Hobart CBD, and it features a range of amenities, including an on-site restaurant, a bar, and a gym.
MACq01 is an award-winning hotel that’s known for its unique storytelling concept. Each of the rooms is inspired by a different Tasmanian character, and the hotel’s design reflects the history and culture of Tasmania. The hotel’s location on the Hobart waterfront makes it the perfect base for exploring Dark Mofo.
Hotel Grand Chancellor
Hotel Grand Chancellor is perfect for visitors who want to be close to the action during Dark Mofo. The hotel’s location, just a few minutes from one of the festival’s main venues makes it the perfect base for exploring everything the festival has to offer. It features a range of comfortable and well-appointed rooms that are designed to provide an affordable, relaxing and enjoyable stay. The Grand Chancellor Hotel is also home to a range of amenities, including an on-site restaurant, a bar, fitness centre and some of the best waterfront views in town!
Movenpick is a new hotel that’s perfect for visitors who want to stay in style during Dark Mofo. The hotel’s rooms are modern, chic and comfortable, and the location, just a few minutes from the Hobart CBD, makes it a great base for exploring the festival. We also love that during your stay you’ll be able to indulge in free Chocolate Hour daily!
Somerset on the Pier
Somerset on the Pier is a unique accommodation option built into an original 1930s pier building right on the water. It;s charming and contemporary style make it comfortable and welcoming for guests, while its prime location makes sure you won’t miss a minute of festival action.
The Islington is an accommodation option that’s perfect for visitors who want an exclusive and luxurious Dark Mofo experience. Tucked away in South Hobart, the hotel’s beautiful garden, tranquil atmosphere and panoramic views of kunanyi / Mount Wellington provide a relaxing retreat after a day of festival fun.
What’s in a name? Everything when talking about a stay at Moss Hotel. The hotel’s rooms are stunning, plant-filled sanctuaries which provide the perfect hideaway when staying in the centre of bustling Salamanca.
For indulgence and convenience during Dark Mofo, look no further than The Tasman, a luxury collection hotel. Located just a few minutes from the Hobart CBD, it’s a great base for exploring everything the festival has to offer.
Hadley's Orient Hotel
Hadley’s Orient Hotel is a historic and elegant hotel that’s perfect for visitors who want to stay in a uniquely Victoria style space during Dark Mofo. The hotel’s grand and ornate design adds to the festival’s unique atmosphere, and the location, just a few minutes from the Hobart CBD, makes it a great base for exploring everything the festival has to offer.
For great value in a prime location, Quest Savoy ticks all the boxes. Located just a short walk from the iconic Winter Feast plus other Dark Mofo venues, you spend more time enjoying and less time worrying about transport. There’s also plenty of options from a studio apartment to larger rooms to suit every budget.
For the die-hard Mofo groupies, why not go right to the mothership and stay at the luxurious Mona Pavilions? It’s a super fancy spot to kick back, and architecture enthusiasts will be in their element. They also promise very fluffy robes. What more could you really need?