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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2015

A great place to stay, just a short walk from Elizabeth Street with all the restaurants and cafes you could wish for. The staff was nice and friendly, and the room was clean and neat with the most amazing King size bed I've ever slept in. Sure, the room (and I assume roomS) are a little out of date, but...

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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We stayed here over the weekend in a huge room with views looking down to the water. The bed was large and very comfortable. We had our own living room, kitchen big bathroom with a bath which was really nice. We had a drink in the bar in a very comfortable environment. Breakfast was excellent and the staff were all...

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Hello Heather L, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding you most recent stay at Rydges Hobart. It is lovely to read your comments. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to all the staff. Thank you for your comments and we look forward to welcoming back in near future. Regards Michael and...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Big and spacious room with old and tired looks all over. Outside swimming pool was in renovation. Staffs look and sound disinterested. Good points: close to the CBD, plenty of parking, nice open area and garden.

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Hello adiic, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding you most recent stay at Rydges Hobart. Rydges have identified that the rooms are beginning to show their age. Due to this we have been working tirelessly to finalise a refurbishment to the hotel rooms. Thank you for your comments Regards Michael and Jennifer Hotel Managers

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Great location, rooms decor a little dated. Was an easy walk away from a few pubs and also the Botanical Gardens - a must visit. Too far to walk down to the waterfront but a very short cab ride. Spacious and safe environment to stay at.

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed the fabulous nearby attractions that North Hobart has to offer, we are very lucky to be in such a great location. We hope to welcome you back to Rydges Hobart...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Not a bad hotel a little distant away from everything. The room was old but clean and ok. A strange set up with the bathroom separating the lounge and the bedroom and the heater was in the lounge room The disappointing aspect was breakfast. Lack of attention to detail is the phrase that comes to mind. Very average.

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Good afternoon Michael, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. Previous reviews have also noted that the bedroom is lacking a heater and Rydges will be rectifying this issue with our scheduled refurbishment. We would like to apologise for your disappointment with breakfast. We do hope we can welcome...

Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2015

a very enjoyable first and last day in Rydges Hobart, centrally located only a couple km's away from north hobart restaurant strip and also the CBD. a very old heritage listed building gives the hotel a unique feel that you will be hard pressed to find anywhere else in australia. The rooms are somewhat dated, with some furnishing deliberately placed...

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Hi Darren! Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stays with us at Rydges Hobart. The accommodation rooms are very spacious and allow for a very comfortable stay! Our refurbishment is due to start later next year and we hope we can welcome you to Rydges Hobart again soon. Thanks again for your support! Kind...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Adjacent to the North Hobart football ground, this 100 year old hotel boasts charm and warmth. Catering for the mid-range market this hotel has a range of rooms, many of historical quality and is only a $10 cab ride to the CBD.

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Good afternoon! Thank you very much for your great review. Thank you for appreciating our beautiful old building, it definitely has a lot of charm and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Hoping to welcome you back to Rydges Hobart again soon. Kind Regards, Michael and Jennifer Hotel Managers

Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Visited with my mum for her 71st birthday. Our room es a lot more spacious than we thought it would be and we enjoyed having the separate kitchen area. Lovely hot shower but on arrival bathroom had not been fully cleaned and smelled of cigarette smoke. But overall very happy with our stay. Staff friendly and we ate two meals...

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Hi Vikki! Thank you very much for your feedback! We are so glad to hear you and your mum enjoyed your stay for your Mother's birthday! We also do apologise for the room smelling of cigarette smoke. When coming back to Rydges Hobart in the future, if you do have an issues at all, please let us know so we...

Ashfield
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This hotel is a heritage building (formally occupied by deaf dumb and blind children). It has great character and wonderful views of the city from the restaurant. There is plenty of parking and rooms are large. Service was great. Being a member of the Rydges club (free membership) meant we also had a free drink included during our stay and...

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Hello Rajesh K Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay at Rydges Hobart. The main Manor build is steeped in history and if the walls could talk there would be some interesting stories to be told about the past history of the property. There is a lovely little book in the bar showing some historical...

Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This hotel is situated on a hill opposite the North Hobart Footy ground and offers great views of the city. The rooms are spacious well designed, the restaurant is great and the staff very pleasant and helpful. The hotel offers old world charm with original features and meets the needs of the modern day with excellent wifi and facilities.

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HobartManager, Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Hello Mel N Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay at Rydges Hobart. we are delighted to read that you found the staff pleasant and helpful during your stay. We thank you again for your review and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Regards Michael and Jennifer Hotel Managers

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Rydges Hotel Hobart

Address: Cnr Argyle and Lewis St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: RM394 - RM793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rydges Hotel Hobart 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Rydges Hotel Hobart Tasmania
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“Management does act if you have any noise issues.”
 of 5 bubbles Joseph_Trimboli, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet and inviting”
 of 5 bubbles johnfD5972LM, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a refurbished room (they are gradually being done).”
 of 5 bubbles X1067PUsandrat, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check before booking if the rooms have been refurbish”
 of 5 bubbles Krafla, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The configuration of the rooms vary greatly. A call to the hotel will help you find just the right one.”
 of 5 bubbles joanw431, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
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