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Customs House Waterfront Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Ranked #18 of 47 hotels in Hobart
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem. top location with access to all the good stuff Hobart has to offer including Salamanca Markets and the ferry trip to MONA. Excellent value rooms with a restaurant quality breakfast included. The bar and restaurant staff are very friendly, helpful and professional and the manager great. Unfortunately the receptionist on a weekend shift was pretty offhand but... More

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Adelaide, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this Hotel on a recent holiday in Tasmania. It was fabulous. Great food, great service good wine selection. Nice rooms. Breakfast included in tarif. They had live local music in the front bar and the singer was very good. The manager was extremely dedicated.

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bargain. Lovely big room on the third floor with a fabulous view. Room 22. I recommend it highly. Perfect location. We met friendly locals in the bar each night who were good company. The hotel staff were lovely. We are already planing a return visit.

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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting Hobart so often not sure why I've never stayed here before. It's wonderful ambiance, price and opposite everything a tourist needs and even gives you free parking right on the waterfront. Room's really tastefully decorated and bathroom top notch too. Would recommend, but as it's in entertainment district, only if you use earplugs.

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Geelong, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I want everyone to know, that if you are in Hobart, do yourself and whoever is with you, a huge favour, and visit this iconic and outstanding restaurant. I have eaten in a lot of fine restaurants both in Hobart and around Australia and my meal here is always of the highest quality. In fact I would go as far... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Customs House for 5 nights. The rooms are quite simple, perfect for people out and about not spending their days in there. It is above the pub so can get a little loud at night but you can ask about than when booking. Across the road from Salamanca so get position for the markets and eating out.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If your planning a short getaway I highly recommend staying at the Customs House Hotel. This hotel is situated in the best location, walking distance to Salamanca Market - must see, Battery Point (shipwrights hotel - must drink!!) plenty of great restaurants and the CBD. Hobart has all this to offer and it's all very accessible. Hire a car it's... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were traveling as a group, and we really enjoyed this hotel. It is not fancy, but it is clean and in a great location. Breakfast was good, the pub at night is fun (although it makes the rooms noisy), and the staff was very helpful and friendly. Good location near the Salamanca Market and Lark Distillery.

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Logan Village Queensland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Might not be anymore than 3 star accommodation but it is clean and comfortable...rates include breakfast which was great value, not overly fussed on the restaurant food but a great position close to the CBD and wharf area where the famous markets are held.

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Vienna, Austria
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I had the main course of crumbed scallops for $29 In short the scallops were very tiny, not properly crumbed in oil but soaked throughout in oil, and 3/4 plate full of useless fries with a small side salad. This place I had the impression had good meals but in my experience no My wife said her seafood chowder was... More

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Address: 1 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Customs House Waterfront Hotel 3.5*
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Customs House Waterfront Hotel est 1846, located on Hobart's waterfront, walking distance to Salamanca, historic Battery Point and the CBD. This hobart Hotel has 23 rooms, 2 bars and a popular seafood restaurant and VUE. All Rooms have queen beds, internet access, fridge, hair dryers, ensuite bathrooms, tv, desk and coffee making facilities.Some rooms have views overlooking the waterfront & docks. This Hobart hotel is heritage listed, but has been upgraded to a 3.5star level, keeping many original features including it's convict stone walls.The restaurant is very popular selling the local seafood aswell as local meat and produce. Vue is our new cocktail lounge and is available for private functions. ... more   less 
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