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The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
Ranked #9 of 46 Hotels in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence
Caboolture, Australia
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110 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“2nd stay, still great.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

We stayed with my elderly Mum and Dad this time so we took the adjoining rooms.
On arrival there was a problem with the outer doors and they couldn't be locked properly.
All fixed up 1st thing the next day.
Notice a few comments about the atmosphere, yes it is a bit businesslike, but its so clean and so close to everything.
Very helpful staff as always.......
One exception, when I asked for a cab to be called, which we have done numerous times on our last visit and on this visit, we were a bit abruptly directed to the phone on the wall.
A note to management, when I ask for reception to call a cab thats what I expect. A cab to be called. A bit picky maybe but that why I stay where they have 24 hr reception. I'm on holidays and want to be pampered a bit.
TOP JOB THOUGH OLD WOOLSTORE. WILL STAY AGAIN, when we visit in September.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 20, 2013
Dear avromark,

We are so pleased you chose to stay with us again and that it was still 'great' the second time around! Please accept our apologies that there was an issue initially with the outer doors of your interconnecting rooms, I'm glad it was only minor and was quickly fixed. Also, sincere apologies that you were directed to the taxi phone rather than front desk offering to make the call for you. Often it can be less of a wait by using the direct dial customer phone, however -as you have mentioned- in most cases our team will happily make the call on a guest's behalf. Your feedback was raised at our team meeting yesterday and this should not be a problem in future.

We look forward to welcoming you back to The Old Woolstore again soon!
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

My first stay in Tasmania was sadly too short. The accommodation and the Old Woolstore is very comfortable and well-located in Hobart. It is well-staffed and the staff were friendly and helpful without exception.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
Thanks for your review Stonesmad- we hope to see you back in Tassie again soon...and for a little longer this time!
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment and was very happy with it. It had plenty of room with large bedrooms, large kitchen and large living area. A huge bathroom with access thru 2nd door to the main bedroom and also had a separate toilet and separate sink with mirror. Both accessed from the living area. We were 3 women staying together and no problems all getting ready at the same. Staff were very nice..............and buffet breakfast was more than adequate. And to top it all off the apartment was very clean. Would stay there again.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank debbiem5380
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
We're so pleased you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us debbiem5380!
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Blackmans Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

We live only 40km away from Hoabrt. I decided to take my wife away for a romantic week end without spending hours driving. The Old Woolstore was offering the Tassie Indulgence, includes wine and cheese platter and breakfast. Free parking is another plus for this property.

The reception area could do with new carpeting and possibly a bit of TLC. It is a little "conferency". Reception staff were friendly enough. My biggest compliment so far was to Debbie in reservations, who made sure that we got the room we requested.

The executive spa room was lovely. It was very clean and modern, and everything worked!!!
All the small essentials, like plugs in basins etc were there. There were matching wine and champagne glasses. The kitchen was modern with glass cook top, not that we used it, but it suited the quality of the room.

The spa is not in the bathroom but rather part of the room, excellent idea as you could still see the TV whilst drinking champagne with your wife of 25 years, and enjoying the openness of the suite?

The provided toiletries were FAR better than average. My wife used them and commented on their perceived quality.

The bed was comfortable with quality bedding. All the lighting was suitable and worked.

My only negatives of the room are that robes are not provided and nor is an in room safe. I would have expected both of these conveniences in this room.

The breakfast was as expected and of a decent standard.

We will do this again, when we need a break from the everyday!

Room Tip: If you want quiet, request a room not facing Macquarie Street.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Clive A
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our hotel Clive A, it's great to read your positive comments! With regards to the bath robes, we are currently investigating a new line of these for our Spa Suites as the previous brand unfortunately did not work out. Next time you book a romantic weekend away for you and you wife these should be in place!
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Booked two bedroom apartment as travelling with family, 4 ladies. Apartment really spacious, with everything we needed. Everything is not brand new and shinny but clean and well maintained. Great walking distance to Salamanca and town. Free off street parking, which is great. Definitely a good place to stay. Would recommend.

Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
Thanks for your review Icetruck, we hope to see you again soon!
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Stayed 3 nights, great apartment hotel, impressed with the room which had a combined lounge/dining, separate laundry, spacious bathroom with shower, bath, toilet and vanity and an additional toilet with separate powder room/vanity. Breakfast was full buffet of very good quality.

Room Tip: Try not to get a room close to the main road or reception area as it can be a little noisy.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank David_G255060
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
Thank you for reviewing our apartments and breakfast David, we appreciate the feedback!
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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

Felt like we were staying in an old institution or hospital. Not good. Very mediocre really a place for conferences not holiday makers. Was told it was in a good position but too far back from Constitution dock - boring and lacking in character despite the promises

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank george1george
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OWSmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
I'm sorry you feel that way george1george. Whilst many of our reviewers don't share your sentiment, we are undergoing a refurbishment at present and I would be more than happy to discuss further with you should you have the inclination. I can be contacted directly at the hotel or via k.luck@oldwoolstore.com.au.

Our hotel is located one block back from the waterfront and just 300m from Hobart's mall. We are within easy walking distance of the Salamanca precinct, Hobart travel centre, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, the Gasworks Cellar Door, Lark Distillery, Tasmanian Air Adventures, several ferry terminals including the MONA ferry, Hobart Cruises and a variety of restaurants, shops and galleries.
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Property: The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
Address: 1 Macquarie Whrf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Hobart
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hobart
#7 Family Hotel in Hobart
#9 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 242
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Thinking Hobart? Think The Old Woolstore!Hobart's multi-award winning Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel has built a reputation among travellers as one of Australia's most welcoming and relaxing inner-city hotels. Renowned for spacious rooms and friendly hospitality, the property is centrally located a block from Hobart's waterfront and just a gentle stroll to Salamanca Place with its legendary market, restaurants, bars, galleries and waterside festivities such as the annual Taste Festival.Accommodation consists of a unique choice of fully serviced apartments and hotel rooms; the decor is contemporary and rooms immaculately presented. Apartments are fully self contained offering both laundry and kitchen facilities- perfect for preparing the gourmet produce you will likely collect on your travels through Tasmania!Hobart's best kept dining secret, Stockmans Restaurant, specialises in farm-fresh local produce and opens for breakfast and dinner daily. The Baaa Bar's blend of the old and new is the ideal place to sit back and relax with a glass of Tassie wine at the end of a day spent exploring the local vineyards and indulging in our world-famous offerings.All guests staying at the property can enjoy complimentary parking and use of the onsite gymnasium, guest lounge and business centre. Reception and room service operate 24/7. High speed internet access is FREE to all guests and is available in all rooms and most public areas. ... more   less 
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