Islington Hotel

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Tasmania, Australia

A small boutique hotel with  much “Tassie’ charm, located close to the shopping and gallery hopping of Salamanca place. The Islington Hotel offers an intimate, five-star, bespoke luxury experience.

Built back in 1847, the Islington Hotel boasts exquisite and luxurious sleeping quarters that evoke a unique sense of culture and class through the times. Located in the dress circle of Hobart, the Islington stands proud as the jewel of the zone, with 11 modern suites that feature full height windows boasting views over the lush garden and out to Mount Wellington. The suites are resplendent with fabulous imported fabrics, fine antiques and the infamous Islington Angel beds – some of the most comfortable you will ever experience. The rooms come equipped with an in-room iPad and with complimentary WiFi.

In the Islington kitchen, the focus is always seasonal, local and organic where possible. The menu changes daily to ensure that only the freshest local ingredients are served with an emphasis on the best Tasmania has to offer.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Tasmania into a greater Australia or Australasian holiday. Take a look at Untouched Tasmania as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Islington Hotel Information

Location & Getting There

Located in the Central Business District of Hobart, Islington Hotel is just a 20-minute drive from Hobart International Airport, which is in turn a 60-minute flight from Melbourne or 105 minutes from Sydney. Australia's major airlines operate daily flights to Hobart from most major cities.


The small boutique hotel is comprised of 11 sumptuously furnished guest rooms, each featuring unique design characteristics. The Courtyard Room features a private veranda and courtyard; the Garden Room opens onto a flagstone terrace that leads to the gardens and pond; the Attic and Wellington Rooms boast magnificent views of the mountain tops while the Holebrook Room overlooks the gardens.


- Heated outdoor pool
- In-house day spa
- Library
- Meeting room
- Music room
- Study room
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 wine cellar


Located close to the shopping and gallery-hopping areas of Salamanca Place, guests can visit Salamanca Market, Coal Valley wineries, Mount Wellington, Bruny Island, Wineglass Bay and many more. Other places of interests include Bonorong Park Wildlife Centre, Cadbury Chocolate Factory, Battery Point Historic Village, Royal Hobart Golf Course and the Moorilla Museum of Antiquities.


The Islington Hotel welcomes those aged 15 years and above.

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