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Lowena Cafe and Accommodation

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266 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia
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#20 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Hobart
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Finding an ideal bed and breakfast in Hobart does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Lowena Cafe and Accommodation, a nice option for travelers like you.

The rooms offer air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Lowena Cafe and Accommodation features newspaper. In addition, as a valued Lowena Cafe and Accommodation guest, you can enjoy an on-site restaurant that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While staying at Lowena Cafe and Accommodation, visitors can check out Constitution Dock (0.6 mi) and Farm Gate Market (0.7 mi), some of Hobart's top attractions.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Komatsu Japanese Cuisine and San Churro, which are some diners that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

If you’re looking for something to do, Battery Point Sculpture Trail (0.9 mi) is a nice way to spend some time, and it is within walking distance of Lowena Cafe and Accommodation.

Lowena Cafe and Accommodation puts the best of Hobart at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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KerryMcNeill wrote a review Feb 2021
Mackay, Australia44 contributions6 helpful votes
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After reading a number of reviews about this place I was excited to visit, what a massive let down. Firstly, this place is so dirty. We were the only one staying in the main accommodation house and the bathrooms were all filthy, our ensuite, as well as the shared bathrooms. This heritage listed home has been butchered by the owner’s amateur renovations. I was given a different room to what I booked, without any explanation, when I questioned Kevin the next day he said something about a water leak. Not a surprise given the state of the place. I think a lot of people are conned by the fact that Kevin is such a friendly chap. They ignore the mould, the dirt, the dust on everything!! the magazines piled up in the corners of the rooms and the general rubbish left everywhere by previous guests or otherwise, literally piles of newspapers in the dining room, not to mention the construction site behind the house..all because Kevin is very friendly. I’m afraid that friendly just doesn’t cut it, when you get given a filthy teapot and a milk jug with old milk still stuck to it for breakfast, you wonder how clean is the kitchen he’s working out of? Kevin has no regard for his guests’s health or his heritage listed home. My partner had a very frank discussion with Kev, I’m afraid he just doesn’t get it. He ignores the filth and is happy to keep serving it up to his guests.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Matthew Wilks wrote a review Mar 2020
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Truly a different experience but one I would do again just for the legendary breakfasts that Kevin makes , they keep you going all morning long. Room was comfy bed nice and soft , bathroom was clean and well presented overall I love dit , and Kevin was a fountain of knowledge and so very friendly and welcoming , makes a mean cup of coffee toboot
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Date of stay: February 2020
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The Adventurer wrote a review Dec 2019
Knoxville, Tennessee16 contributions11 helpful votes
We are frequent global travelers and can confidently say that this is the most disgusting B&B we have ever seen. Unchanged bed sheets with long hairs, dirty bathrooms with various type of hair on the shower floor and mold, dirty carpet and building in disrepair to mention a few. Kevin gave us another room when we told him that there was no way for us to stay in the assigned room. The second one was marginally better and we took it since it was after 9pm. The had to clean the bathroom before we could use it. We covered the pillows with towels since the inside was disgustingly dirty. We left as soon as we could in the morning and did not even take coffee. Worst night sleep ever given very loud road noise.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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tamaletown wrote a review Oct 2019
Perth, Australia1517 contributions269 helpful votes
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Very happy with our stay here. Kevin was the perfect host, and prepared us fresh made coffee and a lovely hot breakfast. The room was very spacious and the bed and pillows were super comfortable. Was a short 10 minute walk downhill to get to our bus pick up location, taking us to Port Arthur and the start of our Three Capes Walk. Two supermarkets nearby and enough dining options to keep us happy! Very well located. Highly recommended for a great value place.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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133tbro wrote a review Feb 2019
Sydney, Australia4 contributions1 helpful vote
At first you may be thrown off with the entry to the building, overgrown garden and lack of 'accommodation vibe' however no need to be concerned. The room was very cute and homely. The bed was amazing, best night sleep we have had. No problem with the shared bathroom. In the morning we met Kevin and he cooked up a great homemade brekky and made us coffee. We called Kevin at about 2:30pm, luckily he had a room available for that same night. Can not beat the value for money, next time we come to Hobart we will be sure to stay here again. Great location on outskirts of the city, would definitely recommend to family and friends.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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$70 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaTasmaniaGreater HobartHobart
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lowena Cafe and Accommodation
Which popular attractions are close to Lowena Cafe and Accommodation?
Nearby attractions include South Hobart (0.3 miles), Army Museum of Tasmania (0.3 miles), and The Anglican Parish of All Saints South Hobart (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lowena Cafe and Accommodation?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Lowena Cafe and Accommodation?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Lowena Cafe and Accommodation?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lowena Cafe and Accommodation?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pigeon Hole, Macquarie Street Foodstore, and Vanidols South Hobart.
Is Lowena Cafe and Accommodation located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Hobart.
Are there any historical sites close to Lowena Cafe and Accommodation?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hobart Convict Penitentiary (1.0 miles), Runnymede (2.6 miles), and Constitution Dock (0.6 miles).