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“Old school house”
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Built in 1837, this is one of Australia's most historic houses
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Built in 1837, this is one of Australia's most historic houses
Large lounge dining kitchenette area Courtyard with separate entrance to apartment
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12 reviews
Built in 1837, this is one of Australia's most historic houses
Large lounge dining kitchenette area
Courtyard with separate entrance to apartment
Main bathroom with shower and stone bath
Peaceful street
View from the lounge
Spacious lounge with dining area/kitchenette
Twin-bedded bedroom with ensuite shower room
Twin-bedded bedroom, roll-away trundle bed and ensuite shower room
Ensuite shower room
Ensuite shower room
Queen sized double bedroom
c1900
Pleasant river views
Extensive gardens in view
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania

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Excellent - based on 12 reviews
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Helen I
1 review
“Old school house”
Reviewed September 6, 2017 for a stay in September 2017

just spent 5 nights here with my dad and his wife and we loved it, fantastic history and lovely accommomidation highly recommended

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Management Response
Oct 18, 2017
Thank you for your positive comments. We enjoy the history of our property and are so glad to be able to share it.
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BarbFromO...
Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Historic Luxury”
Reviewed August 25, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

A wonderful base of operations in Hobart, this first-floor apartment was warm, spotless and had very high end fittings and appointments. The beds were comfortable, the view from the dining table past Wrest Point and over the water was superb and the entertainment system was the icing on the cake.

Rebecca was a charming and helpful host, and her cheerful assistance with some problems we had was greatly appreciated.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Sep 3, 2017
Lovely to host this group. Thanks for your review.
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martyjoe
Noosa, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
248 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Supurb boutique property in Sandy Bay”
Reviewed May 27, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Spacious, luxurious and with a wonderful sense of serenity. First impressions count and that is what we had when we arrived at the Old Bishop's quarters. We had the Old Housekeepers apartment (2 br, 2 bathroom) - absolutely superb!

Although not being greeted on arrival Dermott quickly sprung into action and all was good. There is on site off street parking (very important in this location due to rascally but diligent parking inspectors), underfloor heating, modern amenities and space, oh beautiful space to spread out and relax. Smart TV, Sonos music and an ipad for guest use are excellent touches. There are also laundry facilities.

For the same price as a downtown hotel you can have all this and absolute uninterrupted privacy, but still walk to Salamanca, Sandy Bay Road restaurants and even the Elizabeth Street pier if you are feeling adventurous.

I actually loved the history behind this old property, and with military in my background I especially appreciated the property's relationship with Field Marshall Bernard (our Aussie troops called him Bernie) Montgomery, who was educated in Tasmania and lived in this property before his significant role in North Africa in WWII.

Sadly we did not get to meet Rebecca, however we really did love our stay and will stay there again if possible on our next trip to Hobart.

PS - did I mention the views from our windows - fabulous .......

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED !

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks for your great review. I'll make sure I'm home when you visit again so that we can meet. Kind regards Rebecca
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Vicki D
1 review
“Comfy, quality, great views & great location.”
Reviewed May 15, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Comfy, Quality, great location (walking distance to city) & great views.
On site washing facilities, onsite off street parking, central heating for winter comfort.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks Vicki for your review. Glad you enjoyed you stay with us. Kind regards Rebecca
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StrummerV
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely, well appointed apartment aside the main historic grand home”
Reviewed April 17, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Lovely spacious apartment, warm cosy & comfy with quality furnishings. About a 20 min stroll to Salamanca Place and handy for walks around Battery Point. Great view from the living room area. Kids loved the Netflix/Spotify access and the ensuite bathroom. As a family, we usually like a cooktop for some meals but it was worth going without for the stay in this historic home. Thanks to hosts Bec and Dermot & family – We hope to stay again one day.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks for you review. You're correct there is no cook top or oven within the apartments themselves. This is stated in the apartment description. However we do have BBQ facilities for each of our apartments and a portable stovetop is available for guest us in our OutHouse which also has washing machine and clothes dryer facilities. Many thanks for you feedback. Rebecca
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BeamerKJ
Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Amazing accommodation!”
Reviewed December 31, 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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person found this review helpful

My parents and I stayed in the Tutor's Apartment for 3 nights in November 2016. First of all, the photos you see online are exactly as it looks. The Tutor's Apt has quite a few modern touches, with great wifi, Smart Tv, Sonos sound system and heated floors. The photos online are exactly as it looks.

It's in Sandy Bay and less than 5 mins drive to Sandy Bay Rd and another minute or so to Salamanca. The owner, Rebecca, was very hospitable and provided a lot of info of what's good in the area. The area is beautifully kept, and road noise is not an issue.

The most impressive part of this place is the price. For what it cost, we could not have got a 4 star hotel for that price. If I go back to Hobart, this will be the only place I would stay at. It really is very homely and comfortable.

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Management Response
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks for your charming feedback. Great to know guests have enjoyed their time here. Many thanks Rebecca
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pahSydney
Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
175 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Well located, luxury apartment”
Reviewed December 31, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in the Tutor's apartment which is a luxury modern addition to the original building. The apartment has been incredibly well designed and Rebecca's attention to detail is evident everywhere.

We also appreciated Rebecca staying up late to greet us when our flight was delayed and baking a cake for us to boot.

the apartment has wonderful views towards Sandy Bay so it's perfect if you just want to stay at home and relax. But it's only a short walk to the delights of Battery Point and Salamanca Place if you want to explore.

Highly recommended

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks for your review. Glad you liked the cake. Many thanks Rebecca
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