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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I was only in Hobart for 3 nights but this hotel made for a very comfortable stay. The staff are incredibly friendly and easy to approach. The room was very clean and basic which is all I needed. It's about a 15 minute walk to Salamanca place and the harbour and a few blocks from the shops. It's a bit...

1Thank Katherine M
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Hi, Katherine M, We love it when guests take the trouble to comment about us being friendly and comfy. Hoping to see you the next time you are in town. Janine Livingston Manager

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Easy check in and out. Hotel close to city center. comfortable bed and room. Clean. has a balcony. Getting a bit old but hotel is changing ownership and I think will have a bit of renovation done. Would go back.

Thank Mel1987_21
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Hi, Mel1987_21, It's great to know you'll be back; looking forward to it. Regards, Janine Livingston Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2014

The location suited me very well. It was a 10 to 15 minute walk to Salamanca Place and the waterfront. Walking is the best way to experience a city. City centre shopping and services are even closer. There was very little traffic noise. My room was spacious and the balcony was a "bonus." The room was on the fifth, top,...

1Thank KevinVoyage
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear KevinVoyage, I am so pleased you enjoyed our location, catering and friendly team. I hope we can look after you again the next time you visit beautiful Hobart. Janine Livingston Manager

Reviewed 23 January 2014

Stay 6 nights, standard room. Staff offered free upgrade but no twin beds available. Hotel location: OK with car ($10/night parking fee) but away from CBD/Salamanca Pl. There is no place nearby for coffee, snacks. No AC - to be fixed eventually), TV not quite OK., Bathroom shower only, floor overflows. Staff very friendly, when we complained about noisy neighbours...

1Thank Johnnysch
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Johnnysch, Thank you for the review. I am sorry you were disturbed by other guests; we are always happy to quieten rowdy customers if this is reported. High season in Tasmania does see a tariff rise in all hotels and your idea of a visit in the quieter times is a good one; you can get some great deals....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2014

We needed one night in Hobart before travelling on and the Best Western was fine but not great. They have just bought out Mercure and were doing some upgrades- rather noisy drilling early in the morning. Has a car park below- rather steep and narrow, so we were glad it was not full. Rooms were clean and functional - the...

1Thank suziehbabe
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Suziehbabe, I’m glad we fitted the bill for you; I hope you had a great trip around Tasmania. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2014

If you want a no frills hotel in Hobart ( I was going to say cheap but it isn't) this is for you. This is budget style accommodation. Rooms are small and very very outdated. There was an AC on the wall which we spent some time trying to work only to be told by reception that they are installed...

1Thank Richard0067
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Richard0067, Thank you pointing out the improvements that we should make, which will all be addressed by our refurbishment program. In fact it’s already started and the new air-conditioner in your room will be coming online any day now. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

We ran in the Cadbury Marathon with this hotel partnering with the race. Pretty expensive for 3 nights accom @$600+ however it appears all accom in Hobart is expensive when it's summer, the tennis/marathon etc etc is on. Staff were exceptional. Always friendly and professional. The hotel had organised for an early 4am breakfast on a Sunday morning for the...

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Smileyky1ie, I am very pleased we were a good base for your sporting weekend. Hoping to see again for next year’s marathon. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Rooms can be tough in Hobart during peak seasons and this was not our first choice but was available. It was exactly what we expected, just OK. The rooms were outdated and small but the staff was helpful and the bar was fun. Our room also did not have AC. I will not be staying here next time and will...

1Thank Charles K
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Charles K, Thanks for your comments. I do hope you may consider us next time; we will have 100% air-conditioning by then Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed the stay, at Best Western and will certainly return to the Hotel , when next in Hobart. Great location to see sites of the City. Near to and close to locations we wanted to visit. The staff were very helpful and our room was kept in order by the friendly Cleaning team. Apparently , aircon. is being installed...

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear alan s, I’m so pleased you enjoyed your time with us; looking forward to welcoming you next time you are in Hobart. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager

Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

Booked room on Wotif as mystery 4 star deal for $139 per night. Should've realised it was too good to be true! Our room on first floor has view looking out at three big skip bins full of rubbish :-( very average room and bathroom. The bed springs seem to have gone on our bed so it's mega soft and...

1Thank Hippielove39
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Hippielove39, It’s nice that you found our staff friendly. Your comments about the room and bed are being addressed by our refurbishment program which is already under way. We’d love to see you again so you can enjoy the improvements. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager

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The BEST WESTERN Hobart (Formerly Mercure Hotel Hobart) is located in the city centre, only two blocks from the main shopping mall. The hotel features local artwork in a contemporary setting, while the 140 rooms have recently been re-decorated to create a modern fresh feel and offer either city or mountain views. It is only a short walk to Salamanca Place on Hobart's historic waterfront, an area well-known for the many restaurants, cafes, bars and the famous Saturday market. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hobart

Address: 156 Bathurst St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Mercure Hobart)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $141 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hobart 4*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Mercure Hobart Hotel Hobart
Accor Hobart
BEST WESTERN Hobart Tasmania
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#6 Business Hotel in Hobart
#16 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
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“Higher floor facing bathurst street has good view”
 of 5 bubbles joshbay84, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The 5th floor was very quiet.”
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“Don't think you get much choice with rooms,”
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“Top floor (executive)very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbD3550EM, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Probably the higher the better, for views and noise, although I was on the 4th floor facing the road which was fine too.”
 of 5 bubbles 354stephk, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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