For a relatively small city, Hobart is just starting to get the recognition it deserves as a must-see destination. In fact, the Lonely Planet recently declared it one of the top 10 places to visit around the world. Hobart is an ideal place for someone wanting to escape the rush of urban life and it pampers them with bright lights of a city, while still keeping that small-town vibe. The city may be small but it has plenty to offer, such as renowned art galleries, a huge collection of boutique shops, neighbourhoods with a rich heritage and unforgettable day trips.
If you don’t properly research before booking a hotel in Hobart, you just might miss out on some of the best views it has got to offer. If you are planning to visit Hobart anytime soon, consider checking out the rooms in these hotels, all of which have some of the best views the state has to offer:
- Wrest Point Tasmania
This luxury casino hotel provides unparalleled views of the mountains towering over the city, and even the most affordable rooms of the hotel provide exceptional views of the harbour. If you manage to pull yourself away from the window, you can also experience some of the best dining options in the city, as well as entertainment options including the onsite casino.
- Bay View Villas Apartment Hobart
Located on the top of a hill and situated in the western side of the city, the views from the one and two-bedroom villas heading out to the Sandy Bay are this hotels signature. The rooms also have a private balcony which is a rare thing to have in Hobart. The hotel is also a place where you can indulge in some of the freshest produce in the city and state, making this a perfect place to stay for any food lover.
- Somerset on the Pier
One of the most extravagant properties in the city, this self-furnished apartment is located in a prime location on the harbour front. If you stay in any of the apartments, you can catch the live-action of the harbour from a private balcony, which is also a great place to laze out in Summer with daily sun. You can also relish in the waterfront dining outside or order in and enjoy a meal while overlooking the harbour from the comfort of your room.
- Henry Jones Art Hotel
Hobart has plenty of boutique hotels on offer, but none have the feel and history of this one. Located on the waterfront, this stunning art hotel is where history and art collide. Here, you can enjoy some of the best views of the harbour the city has to offer right from your room, with even the standard rooms offering great views of the greater city area. If you’re looking for an excuse to visit, this hotel also boasts one of the better conference venues in Hobart, so a business trip might be on the books!
- Zero Davey Boutique Apartment Hotel
For those who like a bit more space, many of the stylish studio apartments in this contemporary hotel have multiple rooms. Whether you are on a family holiday, a honeymoon or a business trip, this hotel has got everything you need to make the trip memorable. The best gourmet restaurants in the state are located out the front on the harbourside, and some of the best sightseeing spots in the city are just walking distance from the hotel.
- Lenna of Hobart
This was originally constructed in 1874, this heritage-listed hotel contains multiple apartments. They are a blend of modern and heritage rooms, each offering unparalleled views of the harbour. The accommodations are fully furnished, meaning you may have second thoughts leaving it to go explore the city.
If you do manage to venture out, the best neighbourhoods in the city are just a mile away.
These were just some of the best boutique hotels in the state. If you want to pamper yourself during a stay in Hobart we suggest booking a room in any one of these beautiful hotels.