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RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel
Ranked #8 of 48 Hotels in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence
Australia
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74 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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“Great service , clean hotel”
Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

Great service from Megan on front desk and others.

Stayed in a mid range room with kitchenette. Room was large and recently freshened up. Hotel was clean and tidy.

Hotel was within walking distance of cbd and Salamanca. Happy with our decision to stay at RACT.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Shelley R, General Manager at RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, April 30, 2014
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It is lovely to read that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed all that Hobart has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hobart soon, until then, take care and happy travels.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed April 29, 2014

Spent 2 nights here and we were very impressed! Great location, walking distance to shops, Salamanca markets and free parking! The parking is in a side street so just look it up in advance and you will be fine! Modern apartment hotel with very friendly and helpful staff. Will stay again!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Shelley R, General Manager at RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, April 30, 2014
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It is lovely to read that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed all that Hobart has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hobart soon, until then, take care and happy travels.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Currently being further upgraded this lovely apartment hotel has great rooms even the King sized has a useful if small kitchen area.
Close to shops bit of a walk to the waterfront - walk off the calories!!
Bathrooms and rooms are big, light & spacious.
Look out for member specials so if you belong to any motoring organisation anywhere in the world you might find you will qualify for these specials ie pay 2 get 3 or free upgrades.
Did not eat there so cannot review food but great staff ant excellent service they go the extra mile & use their initiative!!

Room Tip: Ask for room with a view the higher the better!!
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Shelley R, General Manager at RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, April 30, 2014
Thank you Denise for taking the time to let us know how your stay with us was. We're delighted you took advantage of the member offer and found our team members helpful, our location excellent and your room well appointed.

We hope to welcome you back to stay with us again soon
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Hobart. We left booking our accommodation far too late and struggled to find a boutique or semi luxury hotel. A search through Trip Advisor gave us some options, but as most of you know, when reading the reviews, you cannot be exactly sure of their perspective.
We finally decided on the RACT and elected to use the Penthouse Suite.
We arrived by Taxi, it was no trouble for the driver to locate the entrance on Collins Street..as a local, he knew it well. Tick one against those who had made review comments about the difficulty in finding it.
We checked with no fuss, discreet staff, we had only hand luggage and needed no one to assist.
Up to the Penthouse. Very, very pleasant. Very large rooms, lovely bright windows, well appointed bathroom and kitchen. Facilities to match. Very good quality toiletries and coffee and tea facilities.
Deliciously large and firm king bed, we slept so well. A pillow menu...which is a real bonus.
We also used the gym, it was perfect for us, not another guest there, television, clean towels, great equipment.
Used room service one night, delicious food and not too expensive.
Yes, one to two reviewers did say the lights in the bathroom make it impossible to apply make up, I have to agree. I hope RACT sees this as one area to improve on.
Good walking distance to Salamanca Place, about 6 minutes. Maybe use a taxi if you are not bringing a car. Taxis are excellent in Tasmania.
So congratulations to RACT, we loved our all to brief stay. Hopefully we will be back less than the 11 years it took us this time, but that was our honeymoon and another story...we didn't stay here sadly.
Megan

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Gold Coast, Australia
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

I was concerned over the cost and also the hotel had just changed ownership, however the ladies at reception were so helpful and friendly and the room was great. It was modern and spacious and we had a lounge area as well. We were very happy with the room, staff and location.

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Shelley R, General Manager at RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, April 27, 2014
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It is lovely to read that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed all that Hobart has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hobart soon, until then, take care and happy travels.
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

This hotel came as a recommendation which does not always live up to one's own expectations, however The RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel is a gem. From the meet and greet at time of arrival till settlement time they are a great bunch of people willing to assist from A-Z. Great room, clean and modern, large by most standards, fully equipped kitchen, complete with espresso coffee machine ( we stayed on the 8th floor with large balcony and outdoor spa ) newly appointed bathroom and very comfortable bedroom. ( do check the pillow menu ). For Australians there is an opportunity to join the RACV as a personal member for $ 31.00 ( 12 months membership ) to receive a 25% discount of the room rate at any of their resorts, which is a great deal. Highly recommend the Hobart Apartment Hotel, a very comfortable stay in the middle of Hobart, an easy walk to Salamanca Place.

Room Tip: Derwent River views from the 8th floor, large balcony and spa .
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Shelley R, General Manager at RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, April 27, 2014
Thank you for your post it is very rewarding to receive such positive feedback about our team members, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and took advantage of the member benefits. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hobart soon
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Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We have just recently stayed in a Family interconnecting room for 4 nights. Reasonably quiet room, comfortable beds & a pillow menu, which I did use. The room was large, clean & tidy. Our kids aged 15 & 10 enjoyed having their own hotel room, which gave us all some extra space. We had a great stay. The hotel is very central, within walking distance to Salamanca, the waterfront & Battery Point. Would stay there again.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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Shelley R, General Manager at RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, responded to this review, April 22, 2014
Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It is lovely to read that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed all that Hobart has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hobart soon, until then, take care and happy travels.
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Property: RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel
Address: 154 -156 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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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 ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 125
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Hobart's cultural city centre, RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel is within easy walking distance of Constitution Dock, the shopping precinct and Hobart's iconic Salamanca Markets. Australia's smallest and most historic capital offers a mix of historic and contemporary art and culture, cafes, and restaurants, providing the ideal base for business or leisure. RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel offers a variety of accommodation options, a number of conference and wedding facilities, Charcoal our restaurant provides - modern Australian cuisine, a gym and undercover parking. ... more   less 
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