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Waterfront Lodge Motel

153 Risdon Road, Newtown Bay Hobart Tasmania, Northern Hobart, Hobart, Australia 7008 (Show on map)

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"location. room size. friendly staff..."

  • Steven, Australia
  • June 11, 2015
  • Area: Northern Hobart
  • Rooms : 28
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Room Types
Heritage Studio
Heritage Studio
2 Bedroom Apartment - With View
2 Bedroom Apartment - With View
Hotel Room - Spa Suite
Hotel Room - Spa Suite
Comfort Room
Comfort Room
Family 3
Family 3
Family Unit Hot Deal
2 Bedroom Apartment - Budget
2 Bedroom Apartment - Budget


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Features of Waterfront Lodge Motel

airport transfer

BBQ facilities

car hire

car park

facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service

luggage storage

shared kitchen

shared lounge/TV area


shuttle service

smoking area


Sports and Recreation


outdoor pool



free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas


car park

Languages Spoken

Chinese (Cantonese)

Chinese (Mandarin)


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A quiet and peaceful location on the banks of the Derwent River, Waterfront Lodge Motel is just 10 minutes from the heart of Hobart. Offering 30 clean, comfortable, motel-styled apartments, Waterfront Lodge Motel is convenient to the airport and the central business district of Hobart, making it ideal for both the visiting tourist or business traveler. Hotel facilities include secure on-site parking, a swimming pool, BBQ areas, and laundry facilities. The Derwent River itself is one of Hobart’s favorite playgrounds and is considered some of the best cruising waters in Australia, so be sure to board one of the many cruises leaving from The Brooke Street Pier in downtown Hobart to experience first hand the beauty and relaxed pace of Tasmania’s harbor-side capital. A quiet and peaceful location on the banks of the Derwent River, Waterfront Lodge Motel is just 10 minutes ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
10:00 AM

Distance to Airport
20 km

Number of Rooms

Time to Airport (Minutes)

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Steven L. Solo travelers Australia, June 11, 2015
waterfront lodge great location 5 min from everywh

location. room size. friendly staff
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Kwok K. Couples Hong Kong, May 24, 2015

nice staff and location
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Christine S. Couples Australia, May 10, 2015

clean and tidy
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Brian H. Couples Australia, May 7, 2015
poor location

helpful staff - recently renovated room - hot shower
Security at heritage cottage was poor and access in poor weather needs to be addressed. As the Lodge is without a restaurant,the location is too isolated from shops and restaurants if guest is without transport. It must be said,however,that the staff were very helpful.
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Jonica B. Couples New Zealand, April 17, 2015
Good for budget stays for one night

Bedding was very new and good quality. Plenty of heating if it's cold.
It's clean. But very old and a bit worn. Also out of town. Nothing near by. But for budget traveling it's fine.
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Lorraine K. Couples Australia, April 16, 2015

close to everything quiet
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Michelle P. Solo travelers Australia, April 13, 2015
Beautiful peaceful location generous room size

Generous Room size, located on the water, great value for money
I would highly recommend this Motel great value for money lovely waterside location away from the city but still close enough. Generous clean room size and very reasonably priced. Whilst my room stated it came without a view I still had a lovely garden outlook.
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Nova D. Families with young children Indonesia, April 1, 2015
Nice motel and good location

Location, room and value for money
It was very nice hotel, good location and value for money, especially when you traveling with kid this is very convenient hotel
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Tze S. Solo travelers Malaysia, March 31, 2015

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Chee L. Business travelers Australia, March 28, 2015
Good For Business Trip

Location, Close to Shops
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Derwent River
  • Salamanca Place
  • Salamanca Market
  • Sullivan's Cove
  • Battery Point
  • Mount Wellington

A1 highway - cnr Risdon Road & Brooker Highway. 500 metres to Motel 20 Mins from Hobart airport.

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Customers like this motel for:
Area recommended for:
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Hobart International Airport (15.6 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Good location" , "Quiet" , "View"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (2.8 Km)
  • Royal Hobart Showgrounds - Glenorchy Sunday Market (3.7 Km)
  • Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery (4.4 Km)
  • Mures Restaurant and Cafe (4.5 Km)
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