Woodbridge on the Derwent



The Woodbridge on the Derwent, Australia’s most recent and Tasmania’s only addition to the prestigious chain “Small Luxury Hotels”, is gracefully set on the banks of the Derwent River.


The Woodbridge offers nine luxurious and enchanting suites, which are accommodated in an old manor house. Built by convicts in 1825, the Georgian manor house was lovingly restored to its full glory.


The Woodbridge villa is located in the historic town Norfolk, at only 25 minutes’ distance from Hobart read more » and 40 minutes from the airport.


Experience fascinating Tasmania in fine style while indulging in the Woodbridge’s superb comforts: the luxury of your suite or the sauna and spa’s graceful ambience!


In keeping with tradition, the old-fashioned house offers an elegant reading room, a ballroom and a stately lounge. British history and colonial Australia are reflected in the Georgian style and regal facilities.


Of course, elaborate decorations and pieces of art further enhance this flair. The Derwent Valley offers an equally graceful setting and many attractions to explore. Learn about Tasmania’s turbulent past and the plight of the convicts sent to the island.


Explore the wildly romantic wilderness on long hikes, observing the wildlife, or just settle down and indulge in Tasmania’s legendary culinary pleasures as well the fine wines. In any case, the Derwent Valley and the Woodbridge are a perfect basis for visiting Tassie.


At night, keep eyes and ears peeled for the famous Tasmanian devil. Stroll the majestic Derwent River or peruse the countless antiques and souvenir shops. Having tired yourself exploring, come back to the fine facilities and the gracious ambience of the Woodbridge.


Woodbridge on the Derwent and Tasmania – no matter whether you have come to spent an action-packed adventure holiday, a relaxing break from the stress back home or a romantic getaway – you have made a fine choice!


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The Woodbridge on the Derwent successfully units extravagant style with contemporary elegance. The nine luxurious suites are lavishly decorated with selected works of art and command a striking view out read more » over the river.


A place to feel at home at – not merely to spend the night! The Three Bridges Suite boasts a sunlit ambience, a spacious living room, elegant bathroom with a separate spa, French beds, private access and an open fireplace. Settle in and unwind in fine style.


The Alloway Banks Suite offers similarly luxurious facilities. The name is a reminder to the former outbuildings, barns and cottages, which were well known for their graceful elegance.


The Cottage features a living room, separate bedroom and a finely decked out bathroom. Even the most discerning guest is pleasantly surprised by the elegant ambience.


Those who have always fantasised about spending the night like Sleeping Beauty may want to consider the enchanting tower room. The Sarah Schaw offers a heavenly bed with countless cushions and blankets and a private bath. An open fireplace adds flair to the ambience.


Incidentally, the Sarah Schaw Suite is named after a former nanny, who played an important role in the Woodbridge Manor’s history. The Academy room is a reminder to the times, when the Woodbridge was used a school.


The Arches is characterised by cosy alcoves and graceful arches. The Captain Roadknight’s bathroom offers a separate shower and the Lindley Room and Sharland Suite were named after earlier owners.


Further facilities that all suites feature are a coffee and tea maker and TV and DVD player. The Woodbridge on the Derwent in Norfolk – a house with a long history and elegant grace!


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The superb hotel Woodbridge on the Derwent is set in an idyllic valley on the banks of the Derwent River – the perfect location for exploring southern Tasmania!


However, take the time to indulge in read more » the Woodbridge’s fine facilities and gracious flair. Relax at the hotel spa or stroll the lush gardens, admiring the exotic flora and fauna of Tasmania.


Set on the sea, Tasmania’s capital, Hobart, and its picturesque harbour are well worth a visit. Commanding a spectacular view out over the city, Mount Wellington is a good starting point for visiting the city.


Hobart was founded in the early 19th century and built by convicts. Other worthwhile destinations include the Huon Valley, Richmond, the Coal Valley and Port Arthur.


Based at the Woodbridge on the Derwent, the last two are great options for a daytrip. Even closer to the Derwent Valley, Strahan and Cradle Mountain offer an awe-inspiring natural setting.


Tasmania is also well known for its culinary highlights. Needless to say, that an island excels at seafood. Try the Angasi Oysters, the fresh salmon and trout. Goat cheese, quails and game are also on the menu, as are other cheeses, apples, apricots and honey – all local specialities.


Salamance Place, Hobart’s harbour district, is lively and boasts not only gourmet restaurants offering all the above specialities but also galleries and boutique shops, which are accommodated in the old dock buildings.


One of the region’s principal attractions is the stunningly beautiful Freycinet National Park, located at only 80 kilometres’ distance from Hobart. More than 100 bird species as well as wallabies and the peculiar wombats inhabit the park.


Pack everything for a picnic and a beach break. The white, immaculate sand beaches of the world-famous Wineglass Bay invite you to the spent an easy day. Tasmania – pristine wilderness at the world’s far end – everything for an unforgettable holiday!


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