5 Star Self Rated

77 Howden Rd, Howden, TAS, 7054


D'Entrecasteaux is a small and intimate, luxury hotel and function centre, located 15 minutes from Hobart and Sullivans Cove attractions. Hobart, is the charming and historic capital of Tasmania, the island state situated to the south of the Australian continent.

Nestled on the shores of the picturesque D'Entrecasteaux Channel, this french provincial style hotel takes its name from the French explorer Antoine Bruni of Entrecasteaux, who in the late 18th century chartered the waters of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.

At DEntrecasteaux we offer our in house guest a table d'hote dining experience, which translates to the hosts table. We source the freshest local produce on a daily basis from local farms and fishermen in creating a three-course menu with French provincial flair.

Our in house dining is available by pre-arrangement only min 48hrs notice.

Conveniently situated 15 minutes from Hobart and 30 minutes from Hobart Airport, D'Entrecasteaux is ideally positioned for the business or leisure traveller. Perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway, romantic wedding, honeymoon, touring holiday, corporate function or meeting. A warm and friendly welcome awaits.

Room Descriptions

Chateau Room

Tower Suites

Villa Room

Business Facilities

D'Entrecasteaux, with its close proximity to Hobart and unique waterfront location, is the perfect setting for a romantic wedding, private party or corporate function. The whole hotel and all facilities can be hired for exclusive use for a day, weekend, week or for any length of time. Versatile function facilities include 10 distinctive guest rooms, off street parking, a choice of 2 different function rooms each with their own bar and adjoining terrace. Excellent cuisine, fine wines and first class service , makes for a truly memorable occasion.


Extensive landscaped gardens , offer a variety of different settings for a garden ceremony or in the case of inclement weather, alternative indoor options can be reserved. The distinctive architecture and waterfront setting makes for wonderful photographic opportunities.

All styles of receptions can be catered for . Intimate cocktail affairs, sit down a la carte or banquets can be tailored to individual requirements. Luxurious guest rooms are available for the bridal couple , their guests or for any pre- wedding grooming or pampering. For a truly memorable occasion, please contact us to discuss your personal requirements.

Corporate Functions

Various room options provide a choice of venue for meetings , small conferences, seminars, corporate dinners and cocktail parties.

Facilities include natural light and adjoining outdoor terrace, audio visual equipment, full catering and licensed bar facilities, flexible seating arrangements, off street parking , wireless internet access and the use of other hotel recreational facilities if required. Contact us direct for further information on capacity and menu options.

Check In Instructions

Check-In 200pm

Travel Directions

From Hobart Airport

35.5 km - about 38 mins

1. Head northwest on Addison Dr

2. Turn left to stay on Addison Dr

3. Slight left to stay on Addison Dr

4. Slight right at Holyman Ave

5. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Tasman Hwy

6. Continue on Davey St

7. Turn right at Elizabeth St

8. Turn left at Macquarie St

9. Turn left at Murray St

10. Turn right at Davey St

11. Slight left at Southern Otlt

12. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Channel Hwy

Go through 1 roundabout

13. Turn left at Howden Rd

To D'Entrecasteaux

Things To Do

The D'Entrecasteaux estate is located on the edge of the Huon Valley tourist route and is close to many major attractions of South Eastern Tasmania. Local markets, vineyards, rain forests, coastal adventure tours, caves and historic settlements are all within a days drive.

The D'Entrecasteaux Channel is one of the world's most extensive, protected and beautiful waterways in the world. It's a large sheltered waterway that is the perfect place for canoeing, fishing, swimming and sailing.

Tasmania's wilderness and world heritage area is close by and is where you can enjoy short or extended walks or scenic flights.

The city of Hobart, with Mt Wellington as its backdrop is only 15 minutes away by car, and provides many scenic and cultural attractions. Salamanca Place houses many excellent art galleries, craft shops, restaurants and pubs in its old stone warehouses on what used to be Hobart's waterfront. It's a popular location for locals and tourists alike to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy everything Hobart has to offer. The lively market, held on Saturdays, is renowned world-wide. The waterfront docks are very close by with even more restaurants, bars and tourist attractions and is the finishing point of the famous Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

The island's convict history is revealed at Port Arthur and is easily reached on a day trip in your car.


If you prefer not to travel, we have plenty of activities available on the property for your use.

Activities include

Petanque Court

Croquet Lawn

Canoes and kayaks

Bike riding

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Car parking (fees may apply)
  • Conference facilities
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dry cleaning facilities
  • Guest Laundry
  • Internet access
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite/Cable TV