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Villa Howden

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   77 Howden Road, Howden, Kingborough, Tasmania 7054, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ian S Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa Howden is excellent. Perfectly situated, high quality facilities and friendly, professional staff. Only a few rooms and lots of attentive staff. As keen swimmers we found the indoor heated pool a real bonus. The grounds are lovely, maintained in French provincial style to fit with the building. The rooms had every requirement. A library, sitting room and lounge with... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Ian S, Thank you for setting the time aside to review your stay at Villa Howde, we very much appreciate this. Your review has perfectly described the numerous places for guests to relax and unwind out side of their room. We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us, it was certainly a pleasure to look after you.... More

Tas
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we drove through the gates, I was blown away! The building was so beautiful and unique, it took my breath away! The interior was equally as gorgeous. Luxurious furnishings, excellent service and a cozy, relaxed welcoming atmosphere. Out of the many places I've stayed in Tasmania, I've never experienced anything as magical as the Villa Howden. Such... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Tasbo, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Villa Howden and for the wonderful comments. We also think Villa Howden is a 'magical' place and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Brian Walsh General Manager More

Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

What a peaceful, serene place is Villa Howden. Located in beautiful gardens and on the waters edge just 15 minutes from Hobart, Villa Howden is truly a wonderful place to stay. Guests are greeted with a glass of bubbly and offered a guided tour by friendly and welcoming staff. Our room (number 10) was one of two separated but just... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Shanell59, It was lovely to read your comprehensive review of your stay with us at Villa Howden. I am glad you enjoyed your room - room 10 is lovely and a little bit larger than most - and all rooms provide a lovely view, with great bedding and toiletries. Chef was happy to hear the new menu was a... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My son was married to his beautiful wife Alissa here on 7/07/2014. The hotel did us proud the rooms where comfortable, service was excellent, food was good. The hotel is lovely rooms are spacious and very comfortable, the grounds are beautifully laid out and veiws are fabulous.

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Brian W, General Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Cath735, Thank you for your review about your son's wedding. Marriages are a very special occasion and we are happy to read that you were all pleased with the day. Again, congratulations to Adam and Alissa and we wish them all the very best. It was a pleasure to have you all and be a part of their special... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went to Villa Howden for High Tea as part of a Mother's Day gift for my mum. What a delight it was from the moment we entered the door. Staff attentive and caring, yummy and delicious treats from the 3 tired choices and the atmosphere and setting were both impressive. Will definitely go back, hopefully to try out the... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Vicki T Thank you for your review of our High Tea. High Teas are very popular and I am glad you and your mum had an enjoyable time and we were able to make her Mother's Day gift a delight. We look forward to seeing you back to stay with us. Call the hotel when you are ready and... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Having decided to visit Mona for the weekend the most pleasant surprise of all was Villa Howden - It is a total luxury escape. Just a short drive out of Hobart it affords peace and quiet and stunning views over the water. Greeted by friendly staff who were so professional, but have that lovely country warmth about them. Everything you... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Greg M, I am glad to read that you enjoyed your weekend with us at Villa Howden. Thank you for your great review. We believe the property is beautiful and peaceful, but I really enjoyed reading your comments on the staff and they are happy to receive such positive feddback. We do look forward to welcoming you back and... More

Noosa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Spent 3 days at Villa Howden, including my 50th Birthday. Only on our second day did we start to appreciate every fine detail this Hotel provides.Clean,friendly with luxury including crystal chandeliers, top linen, furnishings and great food. High tea was a great experience, something a bit special. We own a B & B in Launceston and are harsh critics. Flying... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this stunning heaven on earth. From the second we drove in through the gates our breath was taken away. The building and its decor is simply stunning and the only thing that out shines this beautiful place is the hospitality from the friendly staff. We have already began to prepare our next stay. Spoil... More

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Hobart, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were fortunate enough to be able to use the hotels elopement wedding package. From the moment we arrived till the moment we left, Everything was 5 star. The Tower suite room was stunning with beautiful views and very well presented.The restaurant food was beautiful and very good value for the quality and service and High Tea was also well... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Villa Howden is a culmination of great location, wonderful service and a beautifully appointed resort. We loved every minute of being there. The staff - namely Frankie, Charlotte and Brian, were absolutely the best service staff I've ever come across. The resort brings the look and feel of Tuscany while being so unassuming yet being so genuinely itself. The food... More

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Address: 77 Howden Road, Howden, Kingborough, Tasmania 7054, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Kingborough > Howden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Howden 5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Villa Howden offers a range of ten luxury suites each of which is beautifully decorated with luxurious furnishings and antiques. Heated indoor pool, library, piano bar are all enjoyed by guests. The restaurant features the best of Tasmania's produce, served in intimate settings. The elegant Water View and Villa suites seamlessly blend with the breathtaking natural scenery. The Tower suite is a welcoming, unique retreat which provides panoramic views across the North West Bay. Just 15 minutes from Hobart, you can enjoy the peace and serenity of the pure Tasmanian wilderness around you from the comfort of your own private suite, most offering full length window balconies and enhanced with a selection of luxurious in-room amenities, including the latest Sony iPod Dock, complimentary Wi-Fi and Nespresso coffee machine. Your Stay at Villa Howden includes full breakfast, complimentary in-suite bar and luxurious Serendipity Australian made hotel cosmetics. Villa Howden restaurant is open for breakfast, weekend high-teas and dinner. ... more   less 
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