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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!'...

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Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location, everything you could need in rooms, communal kitchen open from 8am-8pm, coin Laundry, couple of minutes from main street Moonah, a few minutes out of Hobart by car & about 15 mins from MONA (so central 2 everything) staff friendly & helpful. Half an hours drive 2 top of Mt . Wellington. I'd stay there again.

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights as a base for our visit to Hobart and surrounds. We stayed in Room 1 which is right above reception (not a problem). Goods - The Owner and staff were friendly and really helpful The Motel is quite tidy and our room was clean, tidy. The room facilities were modern. The view across the...

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

Thank you for your feed back we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the Waterfront Lodge Motel. I have mentioned to house keeping to always check the dispensers in the showers, also we just put a new aerial on the tv its great you brought this problem up. Happy Travelling

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Was there for a recce for next year's trip with the family. Definitely will be staying there again during opur Hobart stopover. Location, nice view from the pool! Free Wifi! Given at check in without the need to ask! Parking (a bit narrow entrance - bigger vehicles watch out!) Security - the fact that there are light-sensors all the way...

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

Thank you for your feedback we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us we will see you next year while visiting Hobart. Happy Travelling

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My mum, 3 year old daughter and myself stayed here on our second night of a week long east coast drive of Tasmania. We booked here last minute and secured the room for $160 a night as we simply couldn't stand the hotel we were in at Port Arthur (were meant to be there for 2 nights) before the Salamanca...

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

Hi we are glad you enjoyed your room. we apologise for the block of land next door to our motel this is out of our control as we do not own the vacant block next to us, we keep the pool locked as a safety issue if you required to use the pool we would have unlocked the pool gate...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My partner and I stayed the first 2 nights in Hobart at Waterfront Lodge Motel. There is only up to 6 parking actual spots at the front of the motel (there's at least 20 rooms in the this motel so I don't understand how this is feasible). Otherwise we were told to park on the strip of grassland beside the...

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

Hi Regarding the Parking there is also plenty of parking around the side of the motel maybe you did not see this area, we offer the other parking area if you do not want to park on the street all street parking is for free the room you booked was a comfort room these are one of our cheapest rooms...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

During a training course, I stayed for 2 days, mainly due to it being close to the training facility. The staff were very helpful, pointing out places nearby that I would have otherwise have missed. The were very accommodating when I arrived early, and needed an early check in. It was very clean and peaceful. I would probably choose this...

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

Thank you for staying at the Waterfront Lodge Motel we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and yes we are one of the best value for money property in Hobart. Happy Traveling

Mittagong, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The room at the Waterfront Lodge Motel was very comfortable and a pretty good size, with a nice bathroom. The room could do with some sheer curtains as the heavy drapes are good for blocking out the light for sleep, but you need them open in the day for the light which leaves you exposed. Sheer curtains under the heavier...

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

Thank you for your feedback we are looking into Day Light Curtains as well.we are glad you enjoyed you stay with us. Happy Traveling

Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Booked and paid for two nights in the Waterfront Lodge in Hobart. Rooms were in and old house which were large, clean and had renovated bathrooms which were very tight. Beautiful sunny day outside and opening the only window to let fresh air in also let plenty of flies in - no screens on the window or screen door from...

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

Hi yes its an old house this is why we call it heritage Studio, the balcony should not be rickety as this was all renewed about 1 month ago we do not advertise that we have bar facilities as we are not a Hotel we are a Motel we do not have a restaurant as all rooms have small kitchenettes...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterfront Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“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
“Heritage rooms are spacious with high ceilings”
 of 5 bubbles bindikins, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I only spent one night. I expect rooms away from shared kitchen would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Thandor, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ask for an upstairs room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 179kels, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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