Hobert, the capital of Tasmania, sits beside a river between the mountains and the sea. The city offers a wide array of culinary, cultural, historic and natural attractions. For your stay in Hobert, we recommend the following hotels:
Many visitors hike or bike trails on the 1,270-meter Mount Wellington, which affords awe-inspring views of the surrounding area; and shop at Salamanca Place, a neighborhood of Georgian sandstone warehouses from the 1830s where food, art and clothes are sold. Other interesting sites include the Museum of Old and New Art, at the Moorila Winery; the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, created in 1818; Cape Bruny Lighthouse, built in 1836 with a spiral staircase and tower balcony; Battery Point, with cottages from the colonial era; Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum, with structures the explorer used on his Antarctica expeditions; and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. A popular activity is strolling along Hobart’s waterfront, which features beaches, restaurants, art studios, nightclubs, craft-beer pubs and museums. A variety of special events, including the Taste of Tasmania Festival, take place in this part of town during the summer. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart.
Because Tasmania is an island, visitors can get there only by airplane or boat. There are regular, direct flights from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. A ship named the Spirit of Tasmania brings travelers from Melbourne. Hobart has an airport shuttle, taxis, buses and rental cars. Many people choose to walk or bike around this relatively small city.
If you want to stay near to Hobert International Airport you have many options, for example:
- Hobart Airport Tourist Park
- Travelodge Hotel Hobart Airport
- Ramada Resort Seven Mile Beach
- Mount Rumney Estate
Summertime (December through February) is when Hobart hosts the most tourists. That is when temperatures rarely exceed 21 degrees Celsius, rain is infrequent, and the water at swimming beaches is warm. Those looking for smaller crowds might want to consider visiting in March, April or May. Winter (June through August) is cold, with low temperatures sometimes plunging to 3 degrees. The average cost of visiting Hobart is AU$151 per day, which includes $25 for meals. In addition, a typical two-person hotel room rents for $190.