7 Luxury Hobart Accommodation for a Heritage Sojourn

Hobart may be Australia’s least populated state capital city, but it sure is jam-packed with character. Once a quiet port town known for its sleepy pace, Hobart’s seen a boom in tourism in recent years as people start to catch on to its many charms. Using these Heritage and Luxury Hobart Accommodation options as a base, why not see for yourself what all the fuss is about in this funky little city? 

Location: Hobart | Tasmania | Australia
Accommodation Type: Boutique and Spa | Heritage


Perhaps you’ll be captivated by Hobart’s salty old-town charm, with heritage buildings dating back to the days of early settlers and convicts. Maybe the natural beauty will catch your eye as you stroll along the banks of River Derwent or take in views from the summit of Mount Wellington. Or perhaps the lively arts, food, and culture scenes are more up your alley. 

Hobart has a bit of everything in a conveniently compact space. Whether you’re visiting as a couple, with family, solo or with a group, a Heritage and Luxury Hobart Accommodation is waiting for you!

1. Sanctum Boutique Apartments

Sanctum boutique Apartments Hobart
Best for: Sandstone Georgian Holiday Cottage, The Forge Apartment, Central Location

This Heritage Tasmania Accommodation has two beautiful options, both 900m from Hobart’s Theatre Royal.

Sussex House is a lovingly refurbished Georgian cottage dating to 1850-1860. With three spacious bedrooms and two modern bathrooms, it can comfortably house up to 6 guests, who can happily cook for themselves in the fully equipped kitchen.

The Forge is a cosy one-bedroom apartment with a rooftop skylight over the shower bay. Who doesn’t love a luxuriously light-filled bathroom?

The Forge Apartment accommodates up to two guests.

Guest Review

Fabulous accommodation in beautifully renovated historic building. Very comfortable with good ambience. Quality linen. Everything you need.

Sanctum Boutique Apartments Bedroom - Luxury Hobart Accommodation

Good to Know

  • Free WIFI
  • Free off-street parking
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Outdoor BBQ seating
  • Complimentary local wine and chocolates
  • Walk to the Brooke Street Pier where you can catch cruises to Bruny Island and high-speed catamaran to the MONA Art Gallery

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2. Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Hadleys Orient Hotel - Heritage and Luxury Hobart Accommodation
Best for: Elegant 4.5-Star Hotel, Near Salamanca Markets, Atrium-Restaurant and Bar, Hadley Art Prize

Hadley’s is a Victorian-era style Heritage Tasmania Accommodation, and the oldest continuously running boutique hotel in the state.

Built in 1834, it claims to have hosted two centuries’ worth of scandalous secrets and spicy stories within its decadent halls.

Come and hear the fancy floorboards whisper of gentlemen’s lunches, cabaret nights, and sordid soirées of days gone by.    

Hadleys Orient Hotel Staircase

Art and Culture

The hotel is also well-known for promoting cultural tourism in Tasmania by hosting the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart.

This annual prize is open to Australian landscape artists, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. The finalists and winners are shown in the custom-designed galleries at the hotel in the middle of the year. What a great time to stay! See the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart website here for dates.

Hadleys Orient Hotel Atrium Bar and Restaurant

Good to Know at this Luxury Hobart Accommodation

  • Double Rooms for up to two guests
  • Spa Suite for up to two guests
  • Family Rooms for up to four guests
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Close to Salamanca Market
  • Atrium-style restaurant and bar
  • 20 mins from Hobart Airport
  • Art and Heritage all in one place

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3. The Corinda Collection

The Corinda Collection Hobart

The Corinda Collection in Hobart is a luxurious and unique place to stay. It flawlessly blends heritage charm with modern comforts.

Picture this: elegant suites housed in historic buildings, adorned with contemporary furnishings and quirky art pieces.

The Corinda Collection offers self-contained cottages and hotel-style rooms. Set in lovely gardens, the property offers a 24-hour front desk and free parking.

The Corinda Collection Hobart Interior

Guest Review

Enchanting. From the cooked breakfasts, the homely lounge room, and gloriously furnished. Would love to stay again. The house and garden are magnificent and beautifully maintained.

This hotel is perfect for travellers who crave a fusion of history and luxury, and refuse to compromise on style and comfort.

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4. Somerset on the Pier Hobart

Somerset Pier Apartments Hobart
Best for: 4-Star Aparthotel, Waterfront, Spacious, Kitchens, Parking

Stay right on the water in this 1930s pier building turned Heritage Tasmania Accommodation.

Each serviced apartment here has panoramic views of the River Derwent and Historic Sullivan’s Cove. You can enjoy watching a beautiful reflective sunrise to kick-start your day of sightseeing.

Watch the ships sail by on your private balcony before strolling around nearby waterfront cafes and restaurants.

Somerset on the Pier Hobart

Good to Know

  • Loft style design One and Two-bedroom Apartments for up to four guests
  • Tour desk and car rental service
  • Limited free parking nearby
  • Fully equipped kitchenettes
  • Washer/dryer in all apartments
  • What a top location in the historic heart of Hobart!

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5. The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Henry Jones Art Hotel Hobart
Best for: 5-Star Hotel, Waterfront Location, Art, Romantic and Luxurious Rooms

Another waterfront gem with an arty twist is this Luxury Hobart Accommodation.

What was once Hobart’s oldest warehouses and an IXL jam factory is now effectively an art gallery you can sleep in.

Why not join in the daily art tour at 4pm? It’s completely free for guests staying at the hotel, or $20 for external guests.

Enjoy a glass of locally made wine or beer from the aptly named IXL Long Bar as you peruse over 400 pieces of contemporary Tasmanian art. 

Guest Review

This place was exceptional. We arrived on our honeymoon and found a bottle of champas and chocolates with a handwritten note, so lovely!!

Henry Jones Hotel Suite - Heritage Tasmania Hotel

Good to Know at this Luxury Hobart Accommodation

  • Luxury rooms with courtyard or harbour views (choose when you book) for up to three guests (and two children)
  • Flat-screen TV and DVD player
  • Some rooms feature a free-standing spa 
  • Convict signatures are found on some walls
  • Fitness centre
  • Two restaurants, cafe, lounge and bar on site
  • Free on-site parking

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6. Moss Hotel

Moss Hotel Hobart

Located in the heart of Salamanca Place in historic Battery Point Village, this Heritage Tasmania Accommodation will make you feel right at home in the vibrant cobblestone square.

Mid-1800’s warehouses were originally intended to house a variety of traders, taverns, sailors and stores, so each renovated room is completely one-of-a-kind.

Thoughtful inspirations from history and nature make the décor here warm and immersive.  

Guest Review

Amazing – from it’s obvious brilliant location, to it’s super luxe, dark and moody aesthetic…

Moss Hotel Hobart

Good to Know

  • Standard and Deluxe Rooms for two at 22m2 to 26m2 size, with garden or landmark views
  • The Grove Rooms have baths
  • Handmade furniture
  • Living garden wall
  • Free WIFI
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Two separate locations, both on Salamanca Place

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7. Lenna of Hobart Hotel

Lenna of Hobart

Also in the heart of Battery Point Village, this beautiful 1874 Sandstone Mansion is a popular and luxurious stay near the Salamanca Market and Hobart’s best restaurants.

The original owner built this stunning Victorian mansion on the hill so he could watch his ships sailing into the harbour.

Now refurbished into an elegant hotel, Lenna of Hobart Hotel still retains the original chandeliers and charm of yesteryear with the comfort and style of today.

Lenna of Hobart Lounge

Good to Know

  • Rooms and Suites are housed in the adjacent building
  • Daily breakfast in Alexander’s
  • Free WIFI
  • Free Parking
  • Chandelier Lounge Bar on-site
  • Room service on offer

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Wrapping Up

Heritage, culture, and scenery collide to make Hobart one of the top ten spots in the world to visit right now, according to Loney Planet. And who are we to argue with Lonely Planet?

There are plenty of Tasmanian attractions nearby, like historic Port Arthur, rugged Bruny Island, picturesque Huon Valley, and unspoiled Mount Field National Park.

Whether you come to visit one of the many exciting festivals or you just want to take it easy in a charming harbour city, your visit will be made all the more enjoyable when staying in one of these Luxury Hobart Accommodations.

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