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Rydges Hotel Hobart

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Argyle and Lewis St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Ranked #38 of 47 hotels in Hobart
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Cached Launceston, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Launceston, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Superior room - room 10. King size bed. Two distinct rooms, a lounge room, a bedroom and a kitchen in the "hallway" between the two. Really thrilled with the room. Parking nearby to room available. Self-contained kitchenette - not sure I would want to cook a full meal in it, but great for reheating etc.

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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we turned up here I thought WOW, this building is amazing. That ended when we had to wait ages to be seen at reception and any initial feeling of amazement totally evaporated when we got to our room. I actually laughed when we opened the door. It was like an unfurnished apartment. The lounge area was so huge but... More

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Launceston, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having used Rydges Hotel many times in the past as an overnight stopover when visiting Hobart for work conferences etc, I did not hesitate to return after 7 years in retirement. Unfortunately our room was embarrassingly substandard. First impressions were tainted by the torn curtains which were difficult to open and hung haphazardly into the room. The bathroom sink surround... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on two separate nights as I booked online as Rydges had a sale on. First night stayed in a two bedroom apartment can't list all the the things that weren't real up to standard especially for Rydges. Hardly any thing to cook with even though is listed as a apartment for self cooking , stove really old found... More

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Redcliffe, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed four nights and when we checked in and was greeted I will not say welcomed, went to our room and found the curtains in the bedroom hanging off the rails and could not be closed, similar in the living room, I contacted reception and told that it would be fixed in the morning, meanwhile I carried out makeshift... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poor customer service on check out with comments that even though the room keys did not work that it was just bad luck and our fault. Rooms are tired and in need of renovation, maintenance and repairs should be at least kept to a standard of what Rydges is known for.

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Narooma, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rydges by name - that's where that affiliation ends. Perfect location, wonderful views over North Hobart and down to the city and beautiful old buildings. This "Rydges" Hotel has all the makings of a grand hotel but sadly housekeeping and maintenance and repair issues let the whole complex down immensely. Our [first] room was atrociously dirty and in desperate need... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I have stayed there for 3 nights back in 2007 with a group of friends. We had a good time travelling together, so we didn't really make a big deal about the rooms. We were even joking saying it was like staying in a retirement village with the aged furnitures from grandma and grandpa. This year I stayed there for... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The good thing was the upstairs bedroom and the period furniture and that's where it stops as traveller of the world I would rate this hotel as a 2 star not a Rydges so don't be fooled by the name and to be honest I have no idear why the rydges would put their name to this hotel, because I... More

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Scottsdale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The only disappointment was that the room was not ready when we arrived. The pull-down QB wasn't made, which we'd requested to use when we'd booked, nor were there towels/cloths set out for our kids. Otherwise, all was in order. The food at breakfast was delicious! Some of the waiting staff didn't seem to be morning people, but they still... More

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Address: Cnr Argyle and Lewis St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rydges Hotel Hobart 3.5*
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Hobart Rydges Hotel
Rydges Hotel Hobart Tasmania

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