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About this property


Located within easy reach of the various attractions in Hobart's vibrant central business district, this property provides guests with countless things to do. All the accommodations are spacious and fully decorated to provide the utmost comfort with the hotel facilitating three meals a day, all with different menus. Surrounded by various attractions such as museums, historical sites, restaurants, and bars, guests can either choose to eat outside or sample the dishes at the on-site restaurant. An on-site bar with refreshing drinks and pool tables are available for guests who want to relax and chill after a tiring day. With the internet connectivity, guests who are on vacation can still keep their work going. To make it more adventurous, guests can get involved in mountain biking. The Waratah Hotel is a great place for both business and leisure travelers.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park
  • Taxi service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • ATM
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundromat
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
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Please note that guests can check in at the bar since early check in and late checkout are available.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 11-13 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Minimum age of guests is: 11 year(s).
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 3:00PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00AM
Distance to Airport: 20 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 3
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 18
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
Year Hotel Built: 1967
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 1991
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based on 59 reviews
  • Cleanliness 6.4
  • Facilities 6.7
  • Location 7.0
  • Room Comfort/Standard 6.6
  • Service 7.2
  • Value for money 6.5
  • Food/Dining 6.3
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RAJKUMAR from India
Solo traveler
Mixed Dormitory - 10 shared beds
Stayed 4 nights in September 2016
Excellent everything
Service was too excellent given I was staying in mixed dormitory. Bed was comfortable for good sleep and they provide all basic needs breakfast, towel and soap unlike other backpackers hostels. Only drawback is little away from city center about 10 mins walking, but it should not be a problem if you are looking for a comfortable sleep and good service in budget.
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Jiahui from Singapore
Stayed one night in June 2016
Centrally located no frills accomodation
Reviewed June 18, 2016

ILYA from Russia
Solo traveler
4 - Bed Dormitory ( Mixed)
Stayed one night in March 2016
Good for a night or two.
Staff, location, value for money.
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Michael from Australia
Stayed one night in January 2016
More like a hostel than a hotel
The best thing was the meals. They were generous & very well cooked & very tasty. There is a 24 hour bottleshop in the rear carpark which is handy.
Our stay was not good at all, We started with no Tv in the room & after a complaint they took one from another room & the cables were not right & so I could only get 2 channels & you had to make sure you were not standing in particular parts of the room or you couldnt get reception at all. There was no A/C and of course it was hot so the window had to stay open which looked down onto the beer garden & on a Saturday night the noise continued till 2am. No sleep possible. When you look online it doesnt tell you that the rooms are ontop of a pub. Great for some but not all. The water pressure in the shower was terrible. No tea or coffee in the rooms, they have a tea room down the hall, not very convenient really.
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Ai from Australia
Stayed 3 nights in January 2015
Waratah Hotel
Super quiet area. View of waterfall. Pub.
Quite a small room, old fashioned. 40ish minutes from Cradle Mountain. Not much to do in Waratah itself, including food. Lucky the food in the pub below is good. Shared bathroom is clean.
Reviewed January 08, 2016

ross from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 6 nights in December 2015
Location price friendliness
Good for what I paid because I was hardly ever there perfect location maybe aircon or fan in room would be good
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Soh from Malaysia
Family with teens
Stayed 2 nights in November 2015
Very Basic Room and Breakfast
Quiet, Clean
Very basic room - bed and bathroom is clean. No lift - be prepared to carry your luggage up the stairs. No tea making facilities in room. Simple breakfast provided but checkout the food at the pub downstairs. They're great!
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Michael from Australia
Stayed one night in November 2015
ptetty basic
size of room
Shower hardly worked, low pressure continual changed from hot to cold. Also no tea or coffee facilities in room, had tea room on floor but no jug for hot water. $107 for pretty basic pub room. Plus, Centrally located near cbd.
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Catherine from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in March 2015
Hobarts best kept secret
Staff food location
Awesome fab food great location and great staff
Reviewed March 18, 2015

PETER from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed 8 nights in February 2015
Average hotel within City
Quiet, clean and comfortable.
Reviewed February 22, 2015


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