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Shipwright's Arms Hotel
Ranked #37 of 48 Hotels in Hobart
Melbourne, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Evening meal in Hobart”
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.

  • Stayed February 2017, travelled with friends
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Perth, Australia
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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 four main course ordered, three were well presented and delicious. One of the mains was cold, and I simply couldn’t eat it due to other reasons. I will say this, the staff at Shippies were apologetic, and we were well compensated for the error. Even before this food issue the staff were welcoming and friendly.

  • Stayed January 2017, travelled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch with two other couples. The food was typical pub food steaks not cooked to order
served with big chunky fried potatoes and undressed salad. The seafood chowder was presented will lots of green herbs on the top and was just warm. The bread loaf was good warm and fresh. Would recommend for memorabilia but not the food.

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Heritage building in a quiet area of Battery Point. We had just arrived in Tasmania and just wanted a nights rest. That is all we got, not enough sleep due to being over the kitchen with extractor/fridges, other electrical equipment switching on an off all night. Recommend asking for rooms 1 to 4, may be quieter/smaller. The room was clean, comfortable bed, large bathroom and good shower.

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Just completed a family holiday around tassie and can say this food was the best! Great smiling service and didn't need to book to get a quality seat.
Relaxed atmosphere
Porterhouse was excellently cooked and gravy and beer battered chips excellent
Best parmy in tassie, massive feed
Quality chowder, fish and chicken
Amazing historical pub setting
Thanks for the meal :)

Stayed January 2017
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Property: Shipwright's Arms Hotel
Address: 29 Trumpeter St | Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Hobart
Price range (per night): $88 - $149
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 
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