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Fountainside Hotel
Ranked #7 of 47 Hotels in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Stayed here at the New Year and had a great time. The rooms are spacious and clean, and the staff couldn't be more helpful. Add to that the location to the City and you couldn't stay at a better place. Although we didn't use it, the Mini bars the cheapest I've ever seen!

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

We had two nights in a family room.

Very clean and tidy and would recommend. It wasn't what I would say cheap but I don't think any accomodation in Hobart is. Room was $180 for the night and we had three in there.

Only criticism was the room was not made up after our first night stay. I guess for a proper hotel this should have been done.

The hotel is within easy walking distance of the main CBD and waterfront and has overnight parking included.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank cornwood
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

This hotel provides good quality accommodation, free wi-fi, professional and helpful staff and outstanding value for meals and drinks. It is very well located and easy to get to via the airport bus which drops and picks up at the door.

Room Tip: All the same! Lower floor is easier though.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank MarkRussell43
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

The Fountainside is spotlessly clean, has generous size rooms and bathroom, all the things you want including very comfortable bed and pillows, plus the mini bar prices are basically bottle shop rather than the rip-off prices you get at most hotel.

It is ideally located only a few minutes walk from the docks and Salamanca Place etc and has free car parking. We have stayed here many times and we don't even think about going anywhere else.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank AandLabroad
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Spent only one night at the Fountianside. The parking can be difficult but we managed. The front desk was there but less than engaging. The room was small and just adequate, nothing to make you want to smile upon entering. And the elevator was scary....making loud bumps when traveling up or down. If we are ever back in Hobart, we will no doubt look for a different hotel arrangement.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

We had stay in the hotel for last 3 nights. The hotel is very good, good location, walk to the CBD and waterfront shortly. The hotel is clean, friendly staffs, good breakfast, only $11.80 all you can eat. Excellent place. Must come back.

Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
1  Thank MareeHuang
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the Fountainside Hotel based on the recommendations of Tripadvisor.
Compared to some of the other accommodations we were looking at, the Fountainside is definitely a great value.

The hotel is located next to a roundabout, which is a good landmark to use when we were out exploring Hobart. From the hotel, the waterfront and the shopping district on Elizabeth were each about a 5 min walk. Because of the location, and free parking for hotel guests, we took advantage and walked whenever we could.

Our rooms were nice and spacious. Wi-fi internet access was free and signal strength was very good. Just a note, logging into the Wi-fi may be a bit finicky for Android users.
For being located next to a busy roundabout, the rooms were surprisingly quiet from traffic noises. The shampoo and conditioners provided were good quality.

Small minor nitpick item, but the room attendant kept giving us 2 bottles of lotion instead of shampoo and conditioner. Also, the elevator was pretty slow and old.

Overall, Fountainside deserves the rating that it has on Tripadvisor, and I would recommend it to those looking for a hotel to stay at in Hobart.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank LeslieChoy
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Additional Information about Fountainside Hotel

Address: 40 Brooker Ave, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Hobart
#3 Business Hotel in Hobart
#4 Romantic Hotel in Hobart
#4 Best Value Hotel in Hobart
#7 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
Price Range: $93 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fountainside Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The ideal address in Hobart for both business and leisure. Walk to the CBD, Historic Waterfront and Salamanca and it's an easy drive to all main attractions in Southern Tasmania. Quiet 4 star rooms with luxurious beds, and air-conditioning for a great nights sleep. Broadband internet, Austar, offstreet parking, breakfast and dinner prices available for guests. ... more   less 
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Fountainside Hotel Hobart, Tasmania

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