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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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Karratha, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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...

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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!'...

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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...

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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

Reviewed 16 November 2016 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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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

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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...

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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
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  • Kitchenette
  • 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: $72 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterfront Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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