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The Henry Jones Art Hotel
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 Hunter Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia   |  
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Ranked #2 of 46 Hotels in Hobart
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Tired Top Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were upgraded to an Oriental Suite on arrival which was a lovely surprise. The room was especially spacious with a large SOK overflowing spa...which we didn't get to try btw. The reception greeting and bellboys, restaurant staff was exceptional. The room however is in need of some maintenance. Spa bath had cracks, chips and staining. Shower had mould and rust, even the sink plug was mouldy...not good enough in my estimation for a top of the range hotel. With only Venetian blinds as window treatments it was difficult to get off to sleep as too much light was coming through the windows- this was during the Wooden Boat Festival- these blinds also need repairing and the windows need a clean.
Apart from maintenance the hotel is worthy of another chance.

Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

WAs not sure what to expect here...but was very nice stay ..loved the room and the bed well was fantastic ..the only thing i am not so happy with was the service.i expected more from a 5 star.. The staff were just ok , no warmth ..When i asked for a special milk as i have an allergy ..the front of house guy came back and told me that they only have soya milk if i wanted any other could go and get it from the supermarket ....need i say more

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This hotel was built on the site of an old jam factory with conversion into loft style units. It is in a great location, walking distance to the Salamanca market, downtown and aquatics center. The staff were all very helpful, attentive and knowledgable. Unfortunately I was not able to make it to Port Arthur while in Hobart. I will have to return someday to go there.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Bristol - UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

This was a lovely hotel. We are very kindly upgraded and our room was large with a stunning bathroom. The location was good. We did not eat in the hotel as the prices were high. There are plenty of places to Eat within walking distance of the hotel. This only missed a top rating due to the building work going on, in and around the hotel.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

As a wedding gift we were given accommodation at the Henry Jones for the night before and the night of our wedding. From the moment I arrived the staff went above and beyond to make sure our stay was memorable! I stayed in a harbor view spa room and the Hotel had organized for me to have the largest room available as I had 4 bridesmaids, 2 hairdressers and 1 make up artist coming to get ready the next day. The room was absolutely amazing and the size of an apartment! The views were great and the bathroom was just fantastic with a beautiful and large spa bath and huge shower. On the morning of my wedding when I went for breakfast and the staff knew it was my wedding day and organized a complimentary breakfast which they also did the next morning for my husband and I! The food at breakfast was lovely. I also really liked the complimentary valet parking as most places charge for this and due to the location it's hard to get parking! Overall we had a fantastic stay, the staff were just wonderful and we will definitely be returning! What a great wedding gift!

  • Stayed February 2013
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

A night stay in a room with no view was still a fabulous experience. Staff great, polite and helpful. Loved the history of the hotel and the way they held onto the old charm by highlighting it with the modern. Very clever. Great location, great coffee bars. A must visit if you have a few extra dollars to spend. It is worth it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We had a great weekend in this hotel. Comfortable and spacious room with harbour view, friendly and helpful staff. Good location. Very quiet. Looks industrial and dull on the outside but the room itself had cozy country house feel to it. The only thing i didn't like as much was the half-see-through frosted glass bathroom walls, I would have preferred real walls.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 25 Hunter Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Hobart
#1 Business Hotel in Hobart
#2 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hobart
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Hotel Class:5 star — The Henry Jones Art Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 56
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Australia's first dedicated art hotel stands proudly on Hobart's glorious waterfront. A handsome row of historic warehouses dating from the 1820s (the former IXL jam factory) have been creatively transformed into an enthralling multi-award winning first class hotel. The hotel itself is a work of art. Here you'll be fascinated by the unexpected combination of the antique and the ultra modern. ... more   less 
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