Islington Boutique Hotel


The Islington Boutique Hotel is doubtlessly an exceptional place, a deluxe hotel with a long history and wonderful gardens. Islington was built in the Regency style as early as 1847. Then named Holebrook Place, it used to be one of the finest residences in town.


It was actually a well known hotelier who built Islington. In more than one and a half centuries, the small hotel has had numerous eminent owners and countless highly respectable guests.


Some things never change: Back in the old days read more » as today, the rooms and hallways are adorned with precious paintings, antique furniture and works of art. Moreover, the panoramic view out over Hobart and Mt. Wellington is just as stunning today as it was in the old days.


The eleven guest rooms are light-flooded, elegant and spacious, decked out in a contemporary style and radiate a cosy flair. The historic ambience is paired with an excellent service as well as a friendly and warm-hearted vibe.


Stroll the lush gardens, unwind on the sweeping marble terrace or admire the Murano glass artworks. The Islington Boutique Hotel is not only a great basis for exploring Hobart but also a fine place to relax in all style.


Guests who stay three nights or more are welcomed with fine Tasmanian wine and a selection of the famous cheese – a culinary appetizer for Tassie's great natural beauty.


The Islington Boutique Hotel is more than accommodation - it is a luxurious retreat with historic flair. Settle in and make yourself at home and relish the gracious elegance of the old manor house.


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The Islington Boutique Hotel's eleven luxurious guest rooms all radiate graceful, old-fashioned elegance, having been decked out with antiques, precious works of art and classic French doors.


Quality read more » fabrics accentuate the elegant orientation. However, the centrepiece that draws the eyes are the Islington four-poster beds, which are as comfortable as they are magnificent. No two rooms are alike, each features an individual decoration in memory of a famous Tasmanian.


The list of luxuries also includes the fantastic marble bathrooms. A large bathtub set into the floor as well as a separate rain shower allow you to start the morning refreshed or end the day with a foam-topped bath.


Further facilities include: tea and coffee maker, mini bar, safe, high-speed internet, ironing board, cable TV with flatscreen, writing desk, DVD/CD player, air-conditioning, underfloor heating, silk drapes masking the veranda doors, which lead out onto a paved path that looses itself in the courtyard and gardens.


On a cool night, a merrily crackling fire is lit in the in the fireplace while the sun-flooded music room is the perfect place to unwind throughout the day. Listen to the soft music, chat with your friends, and admire the Georgian antique furniture or the glass artworks.


The graceful conservatory boasts marble flooring and comfortable chairs suggest you while away an hour or two in sweet idleness. An ancient olive tree almost reaches the glass ceiling and orange trees add their fresh fragrance to the ambiance.


A large fireplace radiates welcome warmth at night. The Murano Glass sculptures never cease to fascinate and behind the panorama windows stands the imposing Mount Wellington. A fantastic setting – a fantastic hotel!


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The Islington Boutique Hotel is located in Hobart's most elegant district. Tasmania’s capital nestles picturesquely between the old harbour and the surrounding mountains. Sailing yachts and fishing boats read more » moor side by side at the jetties.


Every Saturday, the city comes alive with a bustling market where many Tasmanian specialities are traded. It is a feast for the senses. Admire the colourful produce, smell and taste and try!


Salamance Place, the harbour district, is lively and boasts galleries, shops and restaurants, which are accommodated in the old dock buildings, as well as the famous West Point Hotel casino.


Despite all the city thrills, you should also take the time to indulge in the Islington Boutique Hotel's fine facilities and historic flair. Pull one of the old volumes from the library's shelves or admire the contemporary art in the Drawing Room.


Of course, you may also decide to sample the large wine cellar’s exclusive treats, settling down in front of a merrily crackling fire. Unwind in fine style – you are on holidays!


Explore the sweeping hotel gardens and admire the rare fauna and flora. On you request, a romantic dinner for two can be arranged in the gardens. An enchanting glass pavilion complete with a fireplace is the perfect setting.


Let the chef know about your ideas for a delicious and healthy dinner – personalised service! The Islington goes to great lengths to create the perfect night for you and your loved one. Polished silver, fine china and flower arrangements underline the boutique hotel’s commitment to brilliance.


Tasmania is furthermore world-famous for its awe-inspiringly beautiful national park, many of which have been listed as a world natural heritage site. Professional photographers claim that the island has exceptionally favourable light for taking pictures thanks to the exceedingly clean air.


Rugged rocks and quivering ferns, lush forests, gurgling stream, gleaming lakes and lonely beaches – Tasmania is a piece of paradise on earth! Explore the pristine nature and laid-back flair of Tassie!


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