Tasmania, known for its beautiful landscapes, is quickly becoming a must-see destination. Just an hour flight away from the capital of Sydney, Tasmania is home to several national parks and World Heritage Sites where your eyes can soak up breathtaking views from beaches to alpine lakes. The cities also offer visitors a cultural treat with many of its galleries, museums, and heritage towns. Here are some beautiful hotels to choose from for your upcoming Tasmanian adventure.
This family-owned property on the east coast of Tasmania gives visitors a spectacular view of the surrounding landscapes, including the pink granite mountains of Freycinet National Park. Have a remote getaway as it runs over 230 hectares of land and is filled with endless activities like swimming in their riverfront pool, relaxing on their two beaches, and feeding horses in their polo field. Guests can choose to stay in any of the suites or stone cottages— both of which have huge spa bathrooms, easy beach access, and amazing views of the surroundings. Either way, the Piermont provides visitors with a relaxing, picture-perfect vacation.
3km South of Swansea, Tasman Highway, Tasmania 7190, Phone: +61-362-578-131
© Saffire Freycinet
Vacation with astounding luxury in this award-winning hotel. The Saffire Freycinet has 20 private suites, all with a spacious open-floor layout and vast windows allowing guests to wake up to wonderous views of Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. Their bathrooms make for a private spa, with large tubs, heated floors, and an array of spa products. If you’re able to venture out of your room, delight in Tasmanian cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant or enjoy some of their facilities including a private Tasmanian devil reserve or a complimentary boat ride around the bay.
2352 Coles Bay Rd, Coles Bay, Tasmania 7215, Phone: +61-362-567-888
3.Avalon Coastal Retreat
© Avalon Coastal Retreat
Just 40 minutes from Freycinet National Park lies this classy, self-serviced hotel. If you’re looking for a more private getaway, this hotel is for you. Only hosting up to three couples, the hotel includes three luxurious bedrooms equipped with comfortable Tasmanian oak beds, robes, slippers, and organic toiletries. Soak up the beachfront view as you joyfully cook a meal in its updated kitchen or take in the fresh air while grilling in the courtyard’s barbeque. While it may be a self-serviced hotel, you’ll have everything you need with a fully stocked freezer, pantry, and bar, as well as staff available on call. And if you don’t feel like cooking, take the opportunity to visit many of the food attractions only 20 minutes away!
11922 Tasman Highway, Rocky Hills, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Phone: +61-428-250-399
© Pumphouse Point
This remote hotel located on the edge of the peaceful Lake St. Clair, dates back from the 1930’s when it was a hydroelectric plant. Keeping its industrial facade, the inside was renovated to keep with contemporary designs to make your stay a memorable one. Here you can kick back and relax in any of the 19 rooms equipped with industrial bathrooms and sweeping land or water views. You may also opt to socialize with friends and other visitors in the communal areas, warm next to the fireplace, play board games, or read a book. During the day, several outdoor activities await you including gentle walks around the forest or a challenging hike in the Overland Track. With exciting adventures outdoors and upscale relaxation indoors, Pumphouse Point makes the best of both worlds.
1 Lake St Clair Road, Lake St Clair, Tasmania 7140, Phone: +61-428-090-436
5.Thousand Lakes Lodge
© Thousand Lakes Lodge
Nestled in the cold, peaceful, alpine landscape of Tasmania’s World Heritage Area, the Thousand Lakes Lodge makes a perfect home base for those wanting to explore the wilderness. Adventure enthusiasts are free to explore the area independently without being restricted to set trails as they breath in the fresh air and possibly witness native Tasmanian animals roaming their natural habitat. Hiking gear, electric bikes, and even fishing equipment are available for rent. At the end of an exciting day, guests can return to the warm comforts of the lodge, shower in pure Tasmanian rainwater, and enjoy local wine. Rooms at the Thousand Lakes Lodge can accommodate parties of two, and even small families of four.
1247 Lake Augusta Road, Liawenee, Tasmania 7030, Phone: +61-418-342-694
© Islington Hotel
If you love art and culture, the Islington Hotel may be the perfect place for you. This small, award-winning hotel was thoughtfully designed with antiques and fine works art, and lies within the historical streets of South Hobart. Everything about the hotel oozes with luxury and cultured sophistication— from its library to its large garden and magnificent views of Mount Wellington. Each of the 11 rooms in the hotel are decorated to have unique characteristics, all the while combining aspects of Tasmanian history with contemporary design. And while you aren’t viewing art or relaxing in your king sized bed, you can explore all that Hobart has to offer— just a five minute car ride away.
321 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Phone:+61-362-202-123
© Captains Rest
In need of some undisturbed ‘me time’? Head over to this updated, remote one-bedroom hotel nestled in the middle of unspoilt nature. Experience a paradise retreat in Lettes Bay Village, four hours away from busy Launceston, and marvel at the peaceful waterfront view with Tasmania’s World Heritage Area right behind it. While a caretaker is nearby in case of needed assistance, you’ll have all the opportunities to privately unwind, have a picnic or explore the bay in a one of their boats. The hotel’s trendy, rustic interior with vintage accents will make you want to Instagram every corner, while its fully equipped kitchen and cozy amenities will make you want to stay much longer.
62 Letters Bay Road, Strahan, Tasmania 7468
8.Hatherley Birrell Collection
© Hatherley Birrell Collection
For those who like to immerse themselves in art, this design award-winning hotel is the place will be held dear. The Hatherley Birrell Collection has four accommodations— all of which have contemporary works of art weaved throughout their design and decoration. From ceiling roses to artwork by Fornasetti and Charles Blackman, every room is a delight to the eyes and to the mind. Each accommodation sleeps two people, including two garden pavilions and two rooms within the main house. Enjoy nearby attractions such as vineyard hopping and wilderness trails, and when you’re hungry, easily head down to the bustling food scene of Launceston just 10 minutes away.
43 High Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Phone: +61-458-947-727
9.Hadley’s Orient Hotel
© Hadley’s Orient Hotel
In the middle of the Hobart city center lies this luxurious, vintage hotel. Filled with 71 Victorian-styled rooms and suites, the Hadley’s Orient Hotel allows you to experience a long-gone era with the comforts of modern amenities. Suites can accommodate up to parties of five, making this hotel a good choice for families. Enjoy a long list of nearby activities such as horse and carriage tours, the Tasmanian Museum and Gallery, as well as local food and music at the Street Eats Market. However, if you’re checked in the hotel, be sure to try their Afternoon Tea at the Atrium where you can taste a variety of pastries and sandwiches perfectly paired with your choice of tea or champagne.
34 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Phone: +61-362-372-999
10.The Henry Jones Art Hotel
© The Henry Jones Art Hotel
You may be surprised to learn that this waterfront, art hotel was once one of the oldest warehouses in the Hunter Street precinct. Redesigned with modern and industrial elements, the Henry Jones Art Hotel houses 500 local contemporary artworks for guests to admire. Just like every artwork, no room in the hotel looks like the other, despite having a vast selection of room categories. During your stay, continue feeding your artistic side with art and history tours around Hobart or visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). If you’re not sure what you’d like to do or where the best food finds are, feel free to ask the local experts that make up their concierge team.
25 Hunter Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Phone: +61-362-107-700
© Quamby Estate
Classical antique meet modern luxury with this boutique hotel in the Meander Valley— just 20 minutes away from Launceston. Originally made in 1830, it was restored to give guests a grand experience with its antique furniture decor and original art collection. You can choose to rent the entire estate or stay in one of the 10 bedrooms which have their own marble or stone bathroom. There’s plenty to do within the estate, such as exploring its themed public spaces, going on country walks, playing on their tennis court or golf course, or having a picnic. Nearby, you could also adventure through the Overland Track, Cradle Mountain, or explore caves.
1145 Westwood Road, Hagley, Tasmania 7292, Phone: +61-363-922-135
12.The Corinda Collection
© The Corinda Collection
Located on top of a hill in the historic Glebe suburb, this hotel offers guests with panoramic views of Hobart’s waterfront, gardens, and surrounding mountains. You can have amazing views with the convenience of city living, as the central business district and many popular restaurants are just a 10 minute walk away. This Victorian-style house has six rooms with high ceilings to give travellers a spacious and comfortable stay. Those looking for more privacy can opt to stay in one of the three self-serviced cottages within the property, all fitting up to three adults with an extra bed.
17 Glebe Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Phone: +61-362-341-590
13.Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
© Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Hoping to get away from the bustle of life? Sitting at the border of the World Heritage Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is this beautiful alpine lodge, giving visitors a sensational view of the untouched surrounding land. Here, you can walk out the front door and start your adventure, exploring different trails in the wilderness. There are also helicopter tours, horse riding, and canoes available for those seeking a more luxurious exploration. At the end of an exciting day, you can relax at the Waldheim Alpine Spa, taste some local cheese and wine, or simply unwind in the enveloping comfort of your room. With no wifi, phone reception, or television, be ready to truly unplug for a rejuvenating vacation.
4038 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania Phone: +61-756-654-426
Nothing spells getaway like your own private island. Satellite Island boasts of 73 acres of land filled with natural greenery, beautiful cliffs, and pristine water surrounding every side— all of which is exclusively yours when staying at this upscale, self-serviced hotel. Suitable for couples, older families, or even groups of friends, the island has two houses designed with coastal scandinavian interiors to create a relaxing atmosphere as you take in the ocean breeze. A three-bedroom summer house is set on top of a hill, while another two-bedroom boathouse is located on a small pier by the water. With no wifi or television, this is the ideal place to go off the grid and be one with nature.
Satellite Island, Tasmania, Phone: +61-400-336-444
15.Tarkine Hotel at Corinna Wilderness Lodge
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This eco resort nestled within the Tarkine Rainforest allows guests to immerse themselves in the Tasmanian wilderness. With no mobile signal, varying lengths of hiking trails, activities in the Pieman River, and wildlife spotting, the Tarkine Hotel is a haven for nature-loving travellers looking to get away from it all. In this rustic hotel, guests can choose between five guestrooms, all with private en-suite bathrooms, or any of the six two-bedroom cottages on the property. While the hotel is self-serviced, there are some delicious food establishments to choose from nearby, including a pub offering their famous Pieman Pies.
Corinna Road, Corinna, Tasmania 7321, Phone: +61-364-461-170
16.Mantra Collins Hotel
© Mantra Collins Hotel
If you prefer exploring the city over the wilderness, this may be the hotel for you. Located in the middle of Hobart’s central business district, the Mantra Collins Hotel keeps travelers a stone’s throw away from main attractions such as Salamanca Place and the Hobart Waterfront. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and delicious food that Hobart has to offer, and unwind in the comforts of your updated, contemporary room as you enjoy city views through your floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests can choose between single rooms or one and two-bedroom apartments, which feature kitchenettes with full fridges and cooking appliances. The hotel also offers traditional services such as room service, housekeeping, and even a daycare center.
58 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Phone: +61-756-654-416
© MACq 01
Be swept off your feet with all that this luxurious waterfront hotel has to offer. Situated on Hobart’s historical wharf, the views of the river and surrounding mountains will make your heart jump. The large hotel is equally beautiful inside and out, with a cypress lined exterior and thoughtfully designed rooms to exude Tasmanian character. Waterfront suites are also available and come with private balconies so you can take in the fresh air. Complimentary walking tours around the hotel and city are also available for all checked in guests. If you want to taste some of Tasmania’s fresh produce and seafood, be sure to try the hotel’s Old Wharf Restaurant and have some drinks afterwards in their Story Bar.
18 Hunter Street Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Phone: +61-362-107-600
18.Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments
© Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments
Have a memorable vacation in this unique apartment hotel located atop a cliff by Tasmania’s World Heritage area. Witness jaw dropping views of the mountains and rainforests against the Macquarie Harbor as you relax in the comfort of contemporary wood and stone villas. With matching nautical themed interiors, guests can choose between a one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartment. While compact, they don’t sacrifice on comfort or functionality. Each of the self-serviced apartment have spa baths, fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, a barbecue, and even sun decks to leisure on.
4 Fraser Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Phone: +61-429-356-117
19.Peppers Seaport Hotel
© Peppers Seaport Hotel
The Peppers Seaport Hotel offers a comfortable, hassle-free home base for travelers eager to experience all that Launceston has to offer. While there aren’t a lot of recreational activities within the hotel, the city center lies just five minutes away, where guests can explore hotspots such as the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery or the Cataract Gorge Reserve. Be sure to indulge in Tasmanian oysters at the hotel’s restaurant or visit the popular StillWater River Cafe nearby. Standing atop an old dock at the Seaport Precinct, guests can stay in any of the hotel’s 60 rooms and choose between a studio unit, one-bedroom suite or two-bedroom suite.
28 Seaport Boulevard, Launceston, Tasmania, Phone: +61-756-654-426
20.20Two Four Two
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Food and coffee enthusiasts will love their stay in Two Four Two, set amongst several restaurants and cafes on Charles Street, Launceston. Together with the abundance of restaurant choices are stores where you can buy freshly made pasta, delicatessens, and other ingredients. With these, you can enjoy preparing a meal in the well equipped kitchen of your comfortable apartment-hotel. The five accommodations range from a studio to a full townhouse, all with bright, contemporary designs. During the day, feel free to borrow the hotel’s mountain bikes and explore all the nearby attractions Launceston has to offer.
242 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Phone: +61-363-319-242
21.Tidal Waters Resort
© Tidal Waters Resort
Relax and be rejuvenated by the magical views surrounding this hotel. Nestled within three hectares of land, your jaw will drop at the landscape of lagoons and gardens all around you. They’ll make every aspect of your vacation better, from enjoying fresh Tasmanian seafood in their restaurant, bird watching on their large timber deck, to tasting local wine from their own cellar. Choose amongst 60 clean and comfortable rooms with varying waterfront and garden views. There are a number of nearby attractions to see, and their helpful staff members can easily organizing those visits for a stress-free vacation.
1 Quail Street, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Phone: +61-363-761-999
22.Somerset on the Pier Hobart
© Somerset on the Pier Hobart
Looking to have a long family vacation? Only a five minute walk from the CBD, the Somerset on Pier Hobart makes a great family getaway with rooms ranging from one-bedroom lofts to large family premier apartments. These service apartments are well equipped with kitchen appliances and laundry machines to make a comfortable home away from home, while still having hotel living perks such as wifi, cable television, and housekeeping services. Though simple in its design, you receive great value for you money with their large rooms, great views from every room, and private balcony.
Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Phone: +61-362-206-600
© Villa Howden
This boutique hotel will have guests feeling like they’ve been transported to a European countryside villa. The lavish Villa Howden, only 15 minutes away from the Hobart city center, overlooks the North West Bay and has 10 grand suites decorated with French provincial interiors. The hotel is like a destination of its own, ready with an indoor swimming pool, sophisticated library, helicopter landing pad, and croquet sets to play with in the garden. However, if you’re looking to explore some Tasmanian nature, a visit to the neighboring Bruny Island will bring rich land and diverse wildlife to see.
77 Howden Road, Howden, Tasmania 7054, Phone: +61-362-671-161
© Franklin Manor
Experience an unforgettable vacation in the Franklin Manor. This quaint Victorian manor has expansive views of the Macquarie Harbor and sits on the edge of the Wild Rivers National Park. Guests have a wide selection of activities to do nearby, including hiking through the park, riding the West Coast Wilderness Railway, and joining historical tours around Strahan— all of which can be arranged by the hotel’s kind owners. Converted from an 1863 private villa, Franklin Manor is beloved by many of its guests as they walk within its endearing and historical walls. Choose between 13 elegantly decorated rooms, two of which are Manor Spa rooms.
75 The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Phone: +61-364-717-311
25.Salamanca Wharf Hotel
© Salamanca Wharf Hotel
Location can make or break your vacation, and the location of this award-winning hotel’s knocks it out of the park. Salamanca Wharf Hotel is settled within the very popular Salamanca Place, which turns into an exciting market to explore on Saturdays. It also boasts of beautiful overlooking views of the Derwent River, and is a short walking distance to many of Hobart’s attractions and restaurants. Once an old warehouse, this converted hotel has 22 self-serviced apartments which are designed with contemporary scandinavian interiors, together with updated kitchenettes and large floor-to-ceiling windows. From its ideal location to its magnificent views and comfortable rooms, the Salamanca Wharf Hotel does not disappoint.
17a Castray Esplanade, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Phone: +61-362-247-007
25 Best Tasmania Hotels
- Piermont, Photo: Piermont
- Saffire Freycinet, Photo: Saffire Freycinet
- Avalon Coastal Retreat, Photo: Avalon Coastal Retreat
- Pumphouse Point, Photo: Pumphouse Point
- Thousand Lakes Lodge, Photo: Thousand Lakes Lodge
- Islington Hotel, Photo: Islington Hotel
- Captains Rest, Photo: Captains Rest
- Hatherley Birrell Collection, Photo: Hatherley Birrell Collection
- Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Photo: Hadley’s Orient Hotel
- The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Photo: The Henry Jones Art Hotel
- Quamby Estate, Photo: Quamby Estate
- The Corinda Collection, Photo: The Corinda Collection
- Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Photo: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
- Satellite Island, Photo: whyframeshot/stock.adobe.com
- Tarkine Hotel at Corinna Wilderness Lodge, Photo: Diana Rui/stock.adobe.com
- Mantra Collins Hotel, Photo: Mantra Collins Hotel
- MACq 01, Photo: MACq 01
- Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments, Photo: Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments
- Peppers Seaport Hotel, Photo: Peppers Seaport Hotel
- 20Two Four Two, Photo: 20Two Four Two
- Tidal Waters Resort, Photo: Tidal Waters Resort
- Somerset on the Pier Hobart, Photo: Somerset on the Pier Hobart
- Villa Howden, Photo: Villa Howden
- Franklin Manor, Photo: Franklin Manor
- Salamanca Wharf Hotel, Photo: Salamanca Wharf Hotel
- Cover Photo: Taras Vyshnya/stock.adobe.com