Hobart Accommodation

Hobart AccommodationHobart is the capital of Tasmania, situated in the south-east of the state on the estuary of the Derwent River. It is one of the oldest cities in Australia with the first settlement (penal colony) dating back to 1803.

Hobart accommodation caters for all budgets including resorts, hotels, backpackers and guest houses and is a great place to base yourself to view all the historic attractions. Roamfree can assist when planning your holiday with a great range the accommodation Hobart has to offer.

Hobart accommodation can suit any taste or budget with anything from a luxury resort to a modest Hobart motel. The Hobart hotels and apartments get full booked very quickly for some of these events so make sure you book as early as possible to get the best deal or cheapest accommodation.

Most of our accommodation in Hobart is within easy travelling distance to most of the major attractions in Hobart and southern Tasmania. Pick up a Hobart map from your Hobart hotel and start exploring the many things to do including:

  • Visit the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens
  • A harbour tour including the Maritime Museum of Tasmania
  • Salamanca Market held every Saturday in historic Salamanca Place (markets, cafes, restaurants and shops)
  • Visit Cadbury Chocolate Factory to enjoy free samples and see how it is made
  • Historic Port Arthur - this is a must! It was originally built by convict labour and boasts impressive architecture and gardens. Some of the prison facilities can be viewed and explored
  • Mount Wellington with it's spectacular view of Hobart city
  • Huon Valley - starting from the south of Hobart, going through Huon Valley, Entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island
  • Battery Point - established in 1818 and named after named after a Battery of guns. Home to many Bed and Breakfasts

One of the most exciting events to watch when staying in your Hobart accommodation over the Christmas/New Year period is going to Constitution dock, the home of the annual Sydney to Hobart and Melbourne to Hobart ocean yacht race. There are plenty of places to stay in Hobart that are in easy walking distance to the harbour or even stay on the harbour itself.

Tasmania's premier summer festival, the Hobart Summer Festival, showcases the best in Tasmanian produce, crafts, entertainment and arts. The Taste of Tasmania Festival starts at the end of December and runs to the beginning of January and offers an array of international cuisine and Tasmanian wine and beverages.

Hobart is one of Australia's great cities that can easily be explored and is rich in history and other exciting things to do. If you are after a holiday with a difference then Hobart is well worth considering.