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Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens

The Waratah Hotel

3 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Parking Available
  • Bar

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSt. Mary's Cathedral3 min walk
    Popular Location146 ArtSpace6 min walk
    Popular LocationCaldew Park8 min walk
    AirportHobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.)21 min drive

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  • 6 Person Family Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 5 Single Beds
    More details6 Person Family Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only
  • Single Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room
  • 3 Person Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More details3 Person Room
  • Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room
  • Quadruple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room
  • 4 Bed Mixed Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details4 Bed Mixed Dormitory

About this area


The Waratah Hotel is located in Hobart's Hobart Central Business District neighbourhood. Museum of Old and New Art and Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Hobart Cruise Terminal and Mona Ferry Terminal. Caldew Park and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St. Mary's Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • 146 ArtSpace - 6 min walk
  • State Library of Tasmania - 7 min walk
  • Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts - 7 min walk
  • Caldew Park - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Tasmanian Transport Museum Station - 16 min drive
  • AirportHobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.) - 21 min drive


  • Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Bar — 1 min walk
  • Mother India Indian Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • RIN - 5 min walk
  • Amici - 6 min walk
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About this property

The Waratah Hotel

3-star Hobart hotel in Hobart Central Business District, near Salamanca Market
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and a meeting room are on-site. All 18 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, microwaves and fans. Showers and free toiletries are also available to guests.
The Waratah Hotel offers 18 forms of accommodation with free toiletries and fans. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: AUD 5 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access

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Check-in from 2:30 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: After hours check in is available at the Bottle-shop
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 5 per person (approximately)
  • A pet fee will be charged

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests travelling with children must book a private room. Dormitory rooms are restricted to guests age 18 or older.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Waratah Hobart
Waratah Hotel
Waratah Hotel Hobart
The Waratah Hotel Hobart, Tasmania
The Waratah Hotel Hotel
The Waratah Hotel Hobart
The Waratah Hotel Hotel Hobart

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Waratah Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Waratah Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Waratah Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Waratah Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Waratah Hotel?
Self-parking is available for a fee.
What time is check-in at The Waratah Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Waratah Hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is The Waratah Hotel located?
Located in Hobart Central Business District, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of St. Mary's Cathedral, Salamanca Market and Salamanca Place. Hobart Cruise Terminal and Wrest Point Casino are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 171 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 62 out of 171 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 56 out of 171 reviews
3 - Okay 33%
Rating 2 - Poor. 22 out of 171 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 171 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
The place met my requirement for somewhere relatively cheap with no frills but basically decent where I could stay during an intense period of work in Hobart. My only gripe would be that there was very often no-one around doing reception duties.
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2019

1/5 Terrible

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Hot water was only available during the night. Toilet bowl was unclean.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

2/5 Poor

Icy cold showers
Great beer and food. Clean sheets, cold showers.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Basic back-packers 6 bed dorm. Staff were friendly and efficient
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I Am Happy Be Here Cos It Awesome And Nice Friendly. I Dislike mess in kitchen. Beautiful View Around Hobart
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2019

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