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Burnie, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

My partner and myself recently stayed, once entering the rooms we were both very disappointed as they were not what you expected especially when you pay $170 a night. The rooms was very old, the shower pressure was absolutely ridiculous and there were to many instructions telling you what you could and couldn't do also the tv was that small... More 

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Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Stayed one night here because there was no accommodation left in Hobart. I have to say the whole place looks a bit tired and not the most friendly. There seemed to be too many instructions and signs as to what you can and cant do including do your own washing up before you leave otherwise you will be charged! I... More 

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Thank PerthShane57
Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review... many hotel guests like the information in the room as they do the in-room breakfast. I'm pleased you enjoyed the views however I must advise future guests reading these reviews that our views don't extend to Hobart or any harbour, they do take in a generous portion of the Derwent River and the township of... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We had problems with some hotels so need to stay a night at the Southern Lights Hotel for 1 night. Rooms is spacious and clean very nice restaurant. they have 4 units in a block and with parking space in each block. The Wi Fi was not working due to some upgrading to the system. The location is out of... More 

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Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. As we're situated only 15 minutes drive from Hobart CBD many hotel guests find it convenient to stay here where parking is easy and free, close to each room and our onsite restaurant adds to the appeal. The room rates listed online are for 1 or 2 guests sharing, and additional guests are only $25.00 per... More 

South Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 8 nights late December, premium price - Note in room advising of limited service??? Ample on site parking, bathroom door handle upside down, was disconcerting. Well equipped kitchen but definitely a one person space. Tip: Take binoculars for close ups of yachts & cruise ships heading into / out of Hobart. Move the table & chairs to open... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The hotel rooms were big, clean and spacious. Bedding was comfortable. Showers were clean and spacious. Nothing wrong with the facilities just not value for money or ideal location. Cannot view southern lights as the hotel name suggests.

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Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

The 'Southern Lights' are somewhat in natures hands but are frequently visible from locations within only a few minutes drive of the Hotel. Thank you for mentioning the spacious rooms, comfortable beds etc. More 

SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Had a problem with vehicle & needed to stay overnight. Booked in on spec and were delighted we did. Room was very spacious and inviting with a nice view of the Derwent. Popped into the dining room was surprised at the variety of meals and wine available. Food was great as was the service by both of the young ladies... More 

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Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we pride ourselves on great service, quality facilities and competitive pricing. It's always great when someone takes the time to put into writing their gratitude, so thanks again! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We were a group of 23 special needs adults & carers, originally looking for central Hobart as a base for 3 nights. We needed walk in showers & a not too expensive hotel. The Southern Lights was a fantastic hotel that ticked all the boxes for us, without the high price tag & it was only 10 minutes out of... More 

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Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. It was a pleasure to host your group. We hope you can visit as a group or as individuals again in the future. More 

Margate, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Have eaten here a few times for work dinners. As it stands I dont think I will go back any time soon. First time my fish was like rubber and Im not one to send food back but I did. Others were also not happy with food. But I will say the sweets were very nice. Its a shame as... More 

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Carnarvon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

My hubby and I and a friend travelling around Tassie we booked the Southern Lights from home ...read a couple of the reviews on ta that werent positive but decided that as we are all different with different needs etc we would give it a go. We arrived on a Sunday ...booked in the staff were very friendly and informed... More 

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Penny R, General Manager at Southern Lights Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We're aware different guest have differing desires when it comes their accommodation, style, facilities, location etc. We're proud of what we have here and love to share it. Please visit again :) More 

Bowral
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here for three nights. We wanted a twin room and had a queen bed and double bunks!! Nevertheless the room was spacious and the facilities were good. It is a large motel which is spread out over a large area so the noise is minimal. The restaurant was acceptable, but is obviously popular with the locals as it was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Southern Lights Hotel

Address: 19 Kingston View Dr, Kingston, Kingborough, Tasmania 7050, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Kingborough > Kingston
Price Range: $94 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Southern Lights Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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