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Islington Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   321 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment House Manager Salena answered our desperate phone call to her warm handshake as we said goodbye we felt completely nurtured and cared for, all in a stunning property with the finest of finishes. A boutique hotel (11 rooms only) the service was personalised, but never familiar. Our waiter that served dinner was an art student who was... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being greeted by the lovely Serina was the first indication that we were about to experience 'special'. The building itself is amazing, full of artworks, gorgeous furnishings and open fires. Our attic room did not disappoint and maintained the high standard of the reception rooms. Gorgeous ensuite with waffle weave robes and quality products. We hadn't planned to dine in-house,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Islington, just to get away from it all. It worked. We had a really relaxing stay. The hotel is very stunning. It has lots of artwork on display through out and there are well appointed rooms to relax in. Our room was simply beautiful. The service during our stay was without a doubt first class.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this gorgeous retreat in Hobart. Cosy yet contemporary, the rooms are amazing & the lounge areas are wonderful for a fireside board game or book fest. All the staff were incredibly friendly, helpful & made sure we had a relaxing stay. The meals & snacks were really special. This is a fantastic romantic escape & we will certainly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted by Serena on arrival, the most friendly hotelier I've met, given a tour of the divine heritage house which has an amazing artwork collection and wonderful outlook to Mt Wellington. Stayed in a garden room which is in the newer part of the hotel, which was absolutely wonderful. I would say that this is the best hotel and room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic. From the welcome right through to our departure the staff were relaxed and friendly, the rooms were gorgeous and the overall property was incredibly inviting. It was so nice to have so many additional areas to sit and relax, especially in front of some lovely log fires. Brekkie was delicious and the finishing touches (bedtime tea)... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful small boutique hotel with wonderful attentive staff. We stayed in a very comfortable and spacious Regency room. Loved all of the little extras such as the yummy biscuits and mini muffins with a cup of tea on returning from a day out around Hobart. Breakfast was fabulous - the conservatory is a great space - love the open fire.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

What can I say but this was such a beautiful place to stay, such lovely friendly staff and all so happy to help. I arrived having spent a few days in a van bobbing around the north of Tasmania and I was in desperate need of some creature comforts, and this place privided that in spades. From the big comfy... More

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Montreal, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

A year ago my wife & I stayed five nights in this lovely spot and we are pleased to see all of the great reviews and awards that it greatly deserves. Few places make you yearn to return. This is one! Too bad it is so far away!

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Sydney, Australia
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40 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Set in lovely gardens, with a pear tree, pond and views to Mount Wellington, The Islington cannot fail to impress. All the pubic rooms and bedrooms are furnished with antiques, huge and very comfortable beds, original artworks and lovely fabrics. The amazing glass - room that has been added to the original stonework has a fireplace and the dining area.... More

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Address: 321 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Islington Hotel 5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Hobart #1 Luxury Hotel in Hobart #8 Business Hotel in Hobart #10 Family Hotel in Hobart
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1847, Islington is a fine example of Regency architecture recently restored to showcase its original glory and including 5 star luxuries such as 100 sq/ft glass conservatory with under floor heating throughout, a fine dining restaurant and extensive wine cellar. Surrounded by great service and presentation it has an atmosphere of serenity, luxury and tranquility. Islington’s recent awards include winner, ‘Best Boutique Hotel in Australia’ by Australian Gourmet Traveler and winning entrant into the prestigious ‘Kurosawa Collection’ for small luxury accommodation. ... more   less 
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