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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building was on a site in North Hobart which had previously been a 'blind and deaf institute', and before that a site for women convicts and then new immigrants. I had a newly refurbished room with a view down to the city and the bay which was very good. The restaurant and reception are were in the older building....

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Sandra, Online booking companies are great at provided a snapshot of value and price. But I say this to all go straight to the hotel and always get the best deal. Rydges has a Priority guest reward program and you sign up for free and get a further 10% of the best rate always not to mention the 20%...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dad and i spent 3 days at your hotel . We had the most wonderful time there. The room was great . food was exellent. But the most amazing part of that stay was meeting your receptions Jan. What a wonderful person she was. know one could have been more helpful . My father is 80 years of age and...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Geoff and Mev, Thanks you for the review. Jan is overwhelmed with your comment and a little taken back. Shes is a wild women and a wicked sense of humor all but forgiving and focused on great customer service. She is truly appreciated and so and I. Thanks for letting me know. Regards, Nicholas Parkinson Bates General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable place to stay, about three kilometers from the main part of town! Can catch a bus or taxi! Reception were helpful with organizing tours and letting you know about places to see! We watched a football match from the oval just across from our window. Bulldogs and Storm very exciting match! Choice of continental breakfast or cooked breakfast if...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl, Thanks you for the review and glad you liked us. Great spot, great location and what a game. I think the storm could have had it in the last play.. but then again it was all good fun. We have the best hotel and position for games at the North Hobart oval. See you again soon.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had a great stay but overall, the history of the building was a bit unsettling to be at alone..! I recommend researching this before booking your stay here. The rooms were very comfortable, though quite out dated.. Didn't really have the "Rydges" feel that I am used to. The room had a great view looking out over the North Hobart...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review. Our new rooms will take that old feeling away 3 months to go before all done. Our food and beverage offing will be change with a new branded restaurant and exciting menu option. Our food and beverage offering will change and I thank you for noting that currently it is not their yet....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a brand new updated room in the original part of the Hotel in a suite . The rooms are spacious , beautiful high ceilings and a modern bathroom . The bed was comfortable but the the thing that cost this room getting a perfect five were the pillows way way way too soft . The shining light...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Mr Grant, Soft Pillows! Got it thanks easy fix will get on to it. New rooms have come up well and a further 8 started today cant wait. So Glad Jan looked after you she is a real star and great to have her around. More exciting news to come out from this property so please keep in tune!...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Hotel under total re furbishment so if you are about to book this hotel make sure you request a re furnished room ... the old rooms are in need of severe upgrading extremely time warped, dark , old , not pleasant to stay in .. We were fortunate to have been upgraded the 2nd night to a new refurbished room...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Janis was thrilled by your comment even wanted a pay rise!..... she deserves it though! Another lot of old rooms started renovation today so we can wait for them to finish on the 30th March! We are all excited especially Janis. Thank you again for taking the time, it is appreciated and look forward to seeing you again...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Best hotel. 1bedroom apartment, fully furnished with kitchen with a most competitive price. Cleanliness - impeccable. Service - prompt. Location - quiet and serene. Staff - lovely. A home away from home.

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Great review we thank you and welcome you back anytime.... Staff are our key and with our new room slowly getting their we are going to be a hotel you cannot want to be in ,during your visit to Hobart. Thank yo so much. Nicholas General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The hotel has old charm and our king suite was spacious at a very reasonable price. But the lo ation is some 30+ minutes walk from the warf and the city centre, or ca. $11-15 with a cab. The bathroom was fine, the TV was smallish and the receptionists were not always friendly or efficient.

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We have a spectacular view looking down to the waterfront and although it can be $11 in a cab we like to think the location is quite and unique. The room you stayed in will be renovated and will look amazing! cant wait to put some images on to the website!. Stay tuned... Kind Regards Nicholas General Manager

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Awsome hotel with great spacious room. Staffs are just amazing especially jenice, jenna and amy they are true assets to the hotel very helpful and always cheerful. The restaurant was really good although we only had breakkie but it was really good. Definitely we will come again...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest thanks you for the review and glad the dynamic trio was their to support. They are fantastic team member and great to have them here :) Congratulations to you both again and thank you for recommending our hotel. Regards Nicholas Parkinson-Bates General Manager

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Easy to find plenty parking, Spacy rooms Comfortable, currently renovation going on, clean and tidy would stay again, we never had a air-conditioning in our room!? So I'd ask on checking in. Does my room have one

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Oscar, Thank you for the review, Yes some of our room do not have air conditioning, in Hobart it's usually more about the heater that is required and every room has one of these!. We give explanation of what room have aircon of the website so if this is something you do require please just let us know. Thanks...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Rydges Hotel Hobart

Address: Cnr Argyle and Lewis St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: €82 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rydges Hotel Hobart 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Rydges Hotel Hobart Tasmania
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“Management does act if you have any noise issues.”
 of 5 bubbles Joseph_Trimboli, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet and inviting”
 of 5 bubbles johnfD5972LM, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a refurbished room (they are gradually being done).”
 of 5 bubbles X1067PUsandrat, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check before booking if the rooms have been refurbish”
 of 5 bubbles Krafla, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The configuration of the rooms vary greatly. A call to the hotel will help you find just the right one.”
 of 5 bubbles joanw431, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
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