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Amberley House

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391 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7005 Australia
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#11 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Hobart
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Amberley House, a Red Awnings Boutique Hotels and Apartments Property. Amberley House is a beautifully restored 1890's Mansion, located in Sandy bay, directly opposite Wrest Point Casino and the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, as well as the Tasmanian Entertainment and Convention Centre. Amberley House offers Classic Suites, Spa Suites, Family Suites and Amberley House One Bedroom Self-Contained Apartment. Suites have either Mountain views or views over the river Derwent. All rooms are beautifully presented with en-suite, mini bar, tea, coffee and TV. The Property provides off-street parking, Complimentary Guest Wi-Fi, Guest lounge with complimentary Port and Chocolates each evening and a beautiful European Continental breakfast is served each morning in the light, bright guest dining room. Boasting views to the harbour and Mt Wellington, the guest lounge has an abundance of CDs, books and magazines for enjoyment. A stay at Amberley House is an integral part of the Hobart experience. A lovely half hour wander through Battery Point will get you to Salamanca Place, where every Saturday Tasmania's best open air markets take place.
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Crickettrippers wrote a review Jun 2019
Sydney, Australia20 contributions7 helpful votes
We are staying at Amberley House, it was not our first choice but a result of our original hotel being closed down and we didn’t realize this until 2 days before we left home. To change at this late stage in the week of Dark Mofo was impossible without spending a fortune. Having read the very divisive reviews and having experienced a few shocking hotels in the past we were ready to get our wallets out and move on. It looked like we were heading for a disaster but I am happy to say that Amberley House is really good! Our room and bathroom are spotless, warm and quiet. The heater does a great job at keeping the room cost and the shower water runs hot. The housekeeper is delightful and the concierge phone service was really accommodating and helpful. They are absolutely doing their best and I can’t fault it. As long as you understand that you check in independently with a code and that breakfast is a continental offering of tea, cereal, toast and yoghurt that you serve yourself then you will enjoy this well priced heritage property.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Rosemary H wrote a review Jun 2019
Australia275 contributions83 helpful votes
Very enjoyable and convenient stay opposite the Wrest Point Casino in Hobart. On a busy road but still quiet. There was no desk, but I was glad I had company because of that. Remote control check in but it worked. Bed was comfy, water hot, heater in room adequate, breakfast provided for the price.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Room Tip: Front room was lovely!
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Cacao wrote a review Jun 2019
Europe49 contributions34 helpful votes
Stayed at this hotel a few years ago with the old managers and owners running it. We loved it so much, we came back. New management have let the place run down to the ground. Rooms are filthy, smelly, airless, mouldy and in very run down condition. We couldn’t open the windows to get any fresh air and it was very hot in summer. The room smelt so rotten (sour milk rotting in carpet),and with no fresh air, we couldn’t sleep. Called the owner to ask to move to a different room on the phone (no staff on site) but after five phone calls over four days and no answer, we gave up. Disappointing as we had traveled so far and spent so much money to stay here. Breakfast was frozen, generic home brand bread which we had to find ourselves in the freezer. We could not find anything else to eat even though we had paid for a continental breakfast. Don’t stay here unless you would like to feel disappointed, disrespected and completely ripped off.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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Jenny A wrote a review Apr 2019
Craigieburn26 contributions34 helpful votes
We found this B & B to be great. Good location especially for Wrest Point Convention Centre, much cheaper than Casino and very satisfactory. No, it is not modern, it is an old mansion with large rooms, high ceilings and serve yourself breakfast of cereal, fruit, yoghurt, toast, fruit loaf, fresh fruit and juice also available. The property was clean if in need of a little TLC (chipped paint, squeaky doors). We checked in somewhat late as we went via Port Arthur but no drama as they provided us with front door security code and our room key was in and envelope in the mail box for our room. Loved our stay.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Room Tip: We had front downstairs room 101, it had 2 beds which we wanted. The road noise and front door...
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Ann N wrote a review Mar 2019
36 contributions18 helpful votes
I don't think the photos used for the advertisement reflect the actual state of the rooms.In the room we stayed in the carpet was very stained, the walls in the bathroom had mould on them, the paint work was chipped and the room smelt. There was no air conditioning, the bed was uncomfortable and we hated being there. There is breakfast advertised- fresh bread and filtered coffee- neither existed. If there was a kitchen we never found it - all the doors were locked. We were there four days and never saw the hosts. The rooms are only serviced every three days- we were advised by the cleaner that this is because it is such cheap accommodation. We paid $180 per night - I don't consider that cheap. Do yourself a favour - stay elsewhere- for the same money I think you can do a lot better.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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$140 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaTasmaniaGreater HobartHobart
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Amberley House
Which popular attractions are close to Amberley House?
Nearby attractions include Mount Nelson Lookout (0.7 miles), Long Beach (0.6 miles), and Wrest Point Casino (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Amberley House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Amberley House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Amberley House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Amberley House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Solo Pasta and Pizza, Me Wah, and Don Camillo.
Are there any historical sites close to Amberley House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hobart Convict Penitentiary (1.8 miles), Runnymede (3.6 miles), and Constitution Dock (1.5 miles).