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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very disappointed room was so tiny couldn't even walk around the bed. Clean and tidy. Shower so tiny could hardly fit in it. Not enough parking on site. Bed hard and uncomfortable. No kitchenette as the pictures show. Only items in cupboard. Very disappointed. Ok for 1 night but no longer.

Thank Wendy B
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very small, dirty fridge with food left from the previous visitors, carpet needed a good clean, bathroom smelt really bad with mould in bathroom. Light came from the windows as the dirty curtains were not block out. Very disappointing. Would not recommend...Air conditioning was a fan..... REALLY!!! IN THIS DAY AND AGE

Thank redvfr750
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How do you stuff a queen bed, closet, bar fridge, desk, toaster and microwave into a 3m x 3m room? With very little room left over. Our room was quite cramped and right on the driveway going into the hotel so it was also quite noisy. Single paned windows. The walls, ceiling also not very soundproof so there was noise...

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, close to everywhere we needed to be. Reasonably priced. Good water pressure and plenty of hot water in shower. Staff very pleasant and obliging. Shower recess a little small. Bed very firm (for someone who has had spinal surgery like me). No A/C. Single hopper window with no way to screen from flies and mossies. Stuffy sleeping without...

Thank Kaywol
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, we needed a room for one night, for three of us, just for the sleep really. Compact upstairs room with a queen bed and a single. Neat and clean, television, a few basics. Close to the Tasman Bridge for the trip over to Bellerive and quick to the city too. The only downside, and there is not a lot...

Thank ScottW7250
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A well located motel approximately 5 kilometre's out of Hobart close to the Mona Museum, reasonable size room comfortable beds, has a microwave oven and toaster also has a communal kitchen, though there is no air conditioning found in January didn't need at night, plenty of hot water with a good shower head, very quite position, friendly staff

Thank David C
Karratha, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Not too bad, get what you pay for. Apartments are a bit tired and dated but clean. We used apartment as a stop over point to catch up on some sleep after flying from WA. We are a family of 4 including two boys 8 & 10yrs. Would suggest more as overnight than long term accommodation for families. But depends...

Thank JulesfromWA
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

It was a decent stay for me for 5 days there. Not too far from new town and city centre. Staff is also helpful. The hotel provides all kitchen basics so was very useful for us. The room size is a bit smaller than shown in pics. Lastly, it might not be the hotel's fault but even after mentioning a...

Thank CA Neha B
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My partner and I booked for a one night stay, I paid $110 for the night and was very disappointed. Rooms were small, and very noisy! (Walls are very thin) We called the after hours mobile and were greeted by a very rude man, who was very blunt and ended the phone call with a 'Thanks for waking me up!'...

Thank Loren D
Peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Hi have had a talk to the staff member who was on duty regarding your complaint, we are very sorry you did not enjoy your stay I personally think our rooms are one of the best rates / Value in Hobart, for what you are paying. The rooms upstairs are a standard motel size room, the after hour phone is...

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

A budget motel not too far from facilities such as city shops or eateries. Clean and comfortable. Parking no problem as a lot of the guests were being bussed around. Watch out if you take your room key and tag with you as the power relies on the tag to be in its socket (ie no fridge). Fan and heater...

Thank Mike F
Peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Hi all the fridges in the rooms still stay on with out the power key not sure what room number you stayed in to double check your room power , I have asked our maintenance personnel to have a look at all rooms regarding this matter. thank you for your feedback Happy Travelling

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Waterfront Lodge Motel you'll be 5 mi (5 km) from Hobart City Centre Salamanca Place, Markets Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and 2.9 Mi (4.6 Km) from Theatre Royal. Highlights at this hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes. TVs and coffee/tea makers are featured in all 36 rooms. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. This hotel offers free WiFi in public areas,Shared Kitchen Hot Plates Pots and Pans , and a picnic area. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, free newspapers in the lobby, and a television in the lobby. Within a 10-minute drive of this 3-star AAA Rating hotel, attractions include St. David's Cathedral and Cascade Brewery. Mona New and old Art, Cadburys Chocolate Factory, Salamanca Market/Place Wrest Point Casino Derwent Entertaiment Centre, Cornilian Bay Hockey Centre, and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterfront Lodge Motel

Address: 153 Risdon Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7008, Australia (Formerly Leisure Inn Waterfront Lodge)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $74 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterfront Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ask for a room off the driveway”
 of 5 bubbles rogera805, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in a room close to the upstairs exit, which was quite noisy when guests were coming and going.”
  • Small corner shower, good pressure and plenty of hot water. Great shower.
  • Queen bed with single. Small room, but all we needed. The room smelled fresh and clean.
  • Red stain on curtain, looked like jam. Curtains generally not very clean!
 of 5 bubbles Kaywol, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The lower the room number the better!”
 of 5 bubbles ScottW7250, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some Heritage rooms have a steep staircase to access. Take a light source in case you use the overflow carpark in the dark.”
 of 5 bubbles OnTheG0Again, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor in the heritage studio rooms not a good idea if you don't like hearing people walking around above you!”
 of 5 bubbles 315abbeyp, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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