We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Shipwright's Arms Hotel

Booking.comUSD 112*
View Deal
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 112*
USD 112*
USD 112*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
Shipwright\\
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 84: English reviews
Start your review of Shipwright's Arms Hotel
 Click to rate
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Could not book onto hobart on our budget but found the "shippy" brilliant we thought according to reviews for our first night on our big trip to Southern Hemisphere ... as it sounded, and turned out to be with knobs on... but watch out.,,, .... watch out of advertised on budget ratings. I believe they have a different number and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BorehamCarter
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $90, you get a double bed, one bedside table and a heater. Shared bathrooms outside (male and female). Sounds echo in the corridor, so be careful if you are a light sleeper. Luckily there was only 1 other couple staying in these rooms when we were there. Windows open to let fresh air in which is great. There is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Doreen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: close to city centre. We walked everywhere. Has a little kitchenette and so one can have their breakfast as the hotel provides milk, jam, butter and bread Great sturdy mattress Quiet Close to the best bakery in town Cons: we stayed there for 3 nights and noone ever came to tidy up our room or change towels. Maybe that's...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Athina K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After trying to decide on one of the classier restaurants in Salamanca, we stumbled upon this place. Very good food (a cut above pub food for sure). As others mentioned, incredible sticky date pudding. Great wine list and inspired menu. Service was nice and the pub was full of local color. Also the haunt for the Sydney-Hobart racers.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TGNY-007
Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reviews were good so we strolled (with directional map)to this hidden gem The pub is quite old fashioned ie 70"s style but the food was great . Porterhouse steak at $32 and Chicken $28 .Very good crispy vegetables and decent pint at $9 .Find this place using a street map.Nice walk through interesting colonial housing .You wont be dissappointed

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nedrow5791
Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Wow! We stopped in at the Shipwright arms on the recommendation of someone at Jackman and McRoss,which doesn't serve dinner. We discussed dinner options, which seemed ok. We returned for dinner which turned out to be EXCELLENT! We had the fish of the day with vegetables. We also ordered a plate of chips (fries, if you're American). We all loved...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Wandering-J-USA
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed there great position, amazing friendly staff, could not fault at all. Food great, good selection, accommodation clean and comfy, walk to salamanca and CBD, walk around Battery Point enjoy the quaint cottages and plenty of places to have a light brunch or a coffee

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Chez B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2017

For a Saturday night meal with 3 friends, we were quite satisfied with the meals we were served. While I agree the menu is typical pub fare, it seemed well done and didn't disappoint four hungry guys. I really enjoyed the seafood chowder. Overall a good experience for the night out.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank George Z
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Four of us ate dinner here tonight, 2 of us for the first time. We were disappointed that we had to wait over 1.5 hours until our main meals were served. Sadly we found the staff very un-attentive and difficult to wave down to order our meals, drinks and to receive cutlery! When we enquired about the delay at the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Vanessa N
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It’s always a bit of a challenge feeding hungry teenagers on a budget while travelling. Often pub grub is the best solution as it’s filling and moderately priced. So it was a visit to Shippies at the Shipwright’s Arms Hotel located at Battery Point. It’s a gorgeous heritage building with nautical décor, the food is typical pub fare. Of the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Leesa S

28 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (19)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (12)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Other (2)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Hobart hotels
0.2 km away
Prince of Wales Hotel
Prince of Wales Hotel
#38 of 46 in Hobart
83 reviews
1.7 km away
Mayfair on Cavell
Mayfair on Cavell
#33 of 46 in Hobart
121 reviews
0.7 km away
Customs House Waterfront Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 km away
Blue Hills Motel
Blue Hills Motel
#44 of 46 in Hobart
107 reviews
0.8 km away
Woolmers Apartments
Woolmers Apartments
#15 of 46 in Hobart
240 reviews
0.9 km away
Astor Private Hotel
Astor Private Hotel
#1 of 28 in Hobart
291 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
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: $88 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with TripOnline SA, Booking.com, Priceline, Evoline ltd and Agoda so you can book your Shipwright's Arms Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Shipwright's Arms Hotel Hobart, Tasmania
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hobart
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Shipwright's Arms Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“not able to comment on the accommodation as we did not stay”
DeborahLBrisbane, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“not sure only had dinner”
balinutsnewcastle, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Budget rooms only have double beds so if you're travelling with another bloke, beware”
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.”
LP5411, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 5,6 & 7 have views of the Derwent”
  • Bathroom and shower
  • View of the Derwent from our room
MelbourneWazza, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Booking.com
USD 112* /night
View Deal
PricelineUSD 112
TripAdvisorUSD 112
Agoda.comUSD 112
View all 5 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates