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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the shipwright arms until I had the misfortune of deciding to have a night cap at the bar after the beautiful day spent in Hobart. Upon reflection I wish I went to bed. - I was insulted by the owner thinking he was being "funny" - I had someone go through my handbag which resulted in my phone... More 

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Newcastle
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for dinner ,this time sober , have only been in after finishing a boat race to hobart as much as i enjoyed the celebrations i really enjoyed the experience even more in quieter times .The food was to die for, the service was exceptional and the atmosphere fantastic. Lots of tradition would highly recommend.

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Thank balinutsnewcastle
Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just come home from a very unpleasant experience with the publican of this Hotel. Having taken my elderly parents out to lunch and them having a entrée of chowder then myself and hubby had a steak ,we also had a voucher from the entertainment book and asked the publican to separate the bills we had the voucher and my... More 

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Thank ransley10

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Friday night I can highly recommend the crispy salmon, seafood basket and beef schnitzel we all tried a bit of each other's and were impressed. Staff were lovely. Prices seemed ok maybe a couple of dollars higher per dish than usual pub fare.

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Thank Louise J
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here twice on a recent visit to Hobart. First time because it was close to our accommodation in Battery Point and we had two tired youngsters with us, and the second time because we were so impressed with the warm and helpful service and lovely food. On our first visit, they were very busy with a large... More 

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Thank Ookie23
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nice old pub with plenty of parking and a nice bar ambience. A couple of blips, but the staff were generally pretty helpful. I'd recommend it anytime, and if you're from Melbourne, you'll get a glimpse of the old fashioned world, before most of Melbourne's was torn down.

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Thank kevT4232UK
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a few days. The reception was great and the staff were very helpful when we wanted to change the booking. Great room, very comfortable and reasonably appointed. Food was very good. Overall we felt very welcome for a few days in a very convenient spot.

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Thank Belinda H
Gatton, Australia
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Grand old hotel in a nice area of Hobart, plenty of of street parking, great place for lunch and or dinner. The food is five star and the staff can't do enough for you, it has nice atmosphere and in winter they have a fire burning to make cosy and warm.

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Thank Pieter v
Hobart, Australia
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58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I come here every 6-12 months for a special date night without our children. We always order the herb and garlic bread and a scotch and porterhouse medium rare with the reef and beef curry sauce. Normally the steaks are cooked perfect and the sauce is a beautiful creamy curry sauce with fresh prawns and scallops. Tonight... More 

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1 Thank Petra S
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was an all round awesome experience! From the server and bar staff being super friendly and accommodating to the chef creating a complementing concoction of flavours into the perfect meal! I highly recommend that anyone who visits Hobart eats at Shippy's!

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Thank lthomsen85

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shipwright's Arms Hotel was established in 1846. Situated in the heart of historic Battery Point, Shippies (as it is know by the locals)has unique collection of Tasmanian and maritime memorabilia. Browse around the bar for the maritime memories including a 7 metre photomural showing every Sydney to Hobart yacht race line honours winner. The English style bar (built by a shipwright) features Tasmanian timbers and the log fires keep it cosy during winter. In summer you can relax in the ambient beer garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shipwright's Arms Hotel

Address: 29 Trumpeter St | Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $87 - $557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“not sure only had dinner”
 of 5 bubbles balinutsnewcastle, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Budget rooms only have double beds so if you're travelling with another bloke, beware”
 of 5 bubbles kevT4232UK, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 had a view, but the fan from the kitchen outside the window was on every day till about 10pm. Disabled lift doesn't work.”
 of 5 bubbles LP5411, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 5,6 & 7 have views of the Derwent”
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 of 5 bubbles MelbourneWazza, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Some en suite rooms face the Derwent River. Our room 6 certainly did. Other rooms catch the morning sun.”
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