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Welcome Stranger Hotel

2.5 of 5
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58 Harrington Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 28 Hobart B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Portarlington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night, en route to Bruny Island. I was a tad worried that, as a 60-something single female traveller, the "pub ënvironment mightn't work. I needn't have worried. I received a really friendly welcome and immediately felt very comfortable. The room was reasonably basic, but very clean, bright, and all you need it to be. The... More 

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bigjules Thankyou for taking the time to review us and for the great review I am pleased that your stay was enjoyable Thankyou Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Hobart, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Tom and staff provided excellent service! Renovated rooms were functional and clean. The location was central and reasonably priced. The atmosphere was pleasant and food was fabulous for the price! Would definitely stay here again and highly recommend!

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Martin It was a pleasure having you and your wife stay with us, Thankyou for the excellent review . We all hope that you will return to Hobart and stay with us again soon Thanks Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Stayed one night,we had been recommended the Welcome Stranger as the location was near the Salamanca markets. The room was basic but very clean. The room was a touch stuffy and could use an overhead fan and or a security/fly screen on the windows to allow in the night breeze. The hotel staff were friendly and went out of their... More 

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kingsley Thankyou for your kind review I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us & that the staff where helpful for you, I have passed on your comments to the owner regarding the stuffiness of the room thanks again Tom Cashion Hotel manager More 

Rosebud, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Just stayed here again for the fourth time over New Year and once again it was an enjoyable stay. The management and staff greet you warmly and whilst the rooms aren't 5 Star the staff certainly are. Having said that, the rooms are clean and comfortable and are gradually being renovated. The location is really handy,the hotel is close to... More 

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us, I hope you can stay again this coming New Year Thankyou for the kind review Regards Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Retreat, Tasmania, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Rooms were clean staff were very friendly bed could be a queen size than a double in one room. Breakfast was ordinary was hoping for a hot breakfast given the choice. Was situated very close on where we had to go. Would stay again if we were in Hobart again

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Guy L Thankyou for your kind review I am glad you enjoyed your stay Room 7 is our best room as the bathroom has just been redone I do apologise for the lack of a hot breakfast, to offer a budget rate in the Hobart CBD we are currently unable to offer this service Thankyou Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Bunnys
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We didn't stay at the accommodation here. We arrived late one evening and was after some alcoholic beverages. All bottle shops were closed : ( But they obliged us with some take always. Good friendly service. The lady bar staff even put in some plastic glasses. A nice greeting from Hobart. Cheers!

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Angieyuen I am glad we could make your stay in Hobart more enjoyable Thankyou Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Queanbeyan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We used the family room. The beds were comfortable. It was clean. The bathroom needs to be re-done. The bath had been painted by hand and the paint was flaking off. The decor was dated. Lot's of traffic noise which could be negated with investment in window glazing. It is clear that the owners are investing as little money as... More 

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Warren I am sorry that your stay was not as enjoyable as it should have been We are in the process of renovating our bathrooms however this is a slow process, I am glad to see that the staff were helpful to you & hope that if you visit Hobart again you will give us a chance to impress... More 

Launceston, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed here at short notice due to needing to access St Helens Private hospital which is just around the corner. We arrived around 7pm and the bar staff were so friendly and welcoming. We immediately began to relax. We ordered a late dinner that was very cheap but reasonable food for the price. Easy-listening music and a few couples... More 

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kayla Thankyou for your kind review it was a pleasure having you stay with us. I am glad we could meet your needs We are currently upgrading our rooms and replacing the beds Thankyou Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

i stayed for 3 nights with my family in this hotel. the room was located on 1st floor, spacious, clean and comfortable. the staffs are so friendly and helpful.. the room was cheap as anything i need was provided with extra blanket and pillow, milk, coffee and tea in our room. breakfast meal was amazing. definitely will come back to... More 

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yunilay I am glad you and your family enjoyed your stay We hope to see you again soon Regards Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

Boyup Brook, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Lovely place to rest our heads and have a great meal. Very well priced, we received an upgrade which made the room less expensive. Wonderful meal and the room was very clean and spacious. Tom was a great manager and a wonderful host. You cant go past this lovely hotel at such an amazing price. Thank you!

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Thomas C, Manager at Welcome Stranger Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jo M I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us, thankyou for being wonderful guests Thankyou Tom Cashion Hotel Manager More 

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