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Islington Hotel is an extremely stylish boutique hotel, with amazing views of Mount Wellington, in the city of Hobart, Tasmania.
Islington, built in Regency style in 1847, was one of the first houses built in the dress circle of Hobart. The house was not called Islington until about 1899. Davey Street to which the property fronts was formerly known as "Holebrook Place" - an exclusive address in the class conscious Hobart town of the period. Interestingly, it was built by a hotel owner and over the years has been leased to a number of very prominent and dignified tenants. Then, as now, it has one of the most prime views of Mt Wellington that Hobart can offer.
Today, the property has been restored and is a combination of our world sophistication but with a contemporary feel. Decorated with fine artworks and furnished with antiques, Islington appeals to those who want the very best in life, surrounded by great service, presented in an atmosphere of serenity, luxury and tranquillity.
Managers Amy & Nicholas Parkinson-Bates will ensure that your extremely well looked after. Amy was originally from Tasmania and returned to manage the property with her husband Nicholas.
AccommodationEleven rooms in total, comprising two Garden deluxe rooms, four Garden rooms, and a Courtyard room with its own courtyard make glorious use of the garden with many rooms opening out through French doors to the rhododendron and azalea gardens.
ActivitiesHobart's busy arts scene takes in art, craft, music and theatre at Salamanca Arts Centre and the surrounding warehouses. You can learn about the Island and the city's history and contemporary life at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery on Macquarie Street.
Nearest major City/TownCity - Hobart
Air AccessScheduled or jet flight to Hobart Airport.
Road AccessFrom Hobart Airport by vehicle the transfer takes approximately 30 minutes.