Quirky, Luxury Accommodation – Tasmania

Last Updated on January 7, 2021

Unusual Rooms in Spectacular Locations, Tasmania

Some of the best accommodation in Australia can be found in Tasmania. Superb rooms with spectacular views, secluded bush locations, luxury rooms that are each unique. We have discovered 10 of the best places to stay all around Tasmania.

Melbourne has some unique accommodation choices to stay too, as well as other quirky places all around Victoria.

The Great Ocean Road in Victoria also has some amazing, quirky, properties that are ideal as a holiday base when exploring.

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10 of the Best Places to Stay in Tasmania

1. Peppers Lodge, Cradle Mountain, North West Tasmania

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is simply stunning. Set in the World Heritage Listed Cradle Mountain National Park, each cabin is unique. The ‘King Billy’ Suite is the most luxurious with a spa on the deck, wood fire, huge picture windows looking out onto the wilderness and so much more.

Cradle Mountain offers some of the best bushwalking in the country as well as the famous Dove Lake Circuit Walk. At night discover the infamous Tasmanian Devils, roaming around the park.


2. The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart

Australia’s first dedicated art hotel is rather special, located within Hobart’s oldest waterfront warehouses. Over 500 contemporary Tasmanian artworks adorn the hotel walls, while decadent modern luxuries blend seamlessly with the building’s industrial past for ultimate indulgence.

Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart

3. Ratho Farm, Bothwell

Well known for great fishing, delicious whisky and, gorgeous mountain scenery, Bothwell is a good location for a unique farm stay at Ratho Farm. The accommodation choices include a number of historic farm buildings that are beautifully restored. The Convict Cottages or The Stables will make a holiday extra special.

Ratho Farm Historic Accommodation, Bothwell, Tasmania.
Ratho Farm Historic Accommodation


4. Freycinet Lodge, East Coast, Tasmania

Spectacular views across to ‘The Hazards’ on the Freycinet National Park and a superb location to explore Wine Glass Bay and the coast. The lodge offers a range of unique rooms.

Freycinet Lodge Coles Bay
Freycinet Lodge Coles Bay

5. Stewarts Bay Lodge, Port Arthur, East Coast, Tasmania

Luxury spa cottages with dramatic water views in a bushland setting. The cottages are perfectly located on the Eagle Hawk Peninsula and have an onsite restaurant with local seafood as a speciality for dinner.

Stewarts Bay Lodge Port Arthur, Tasmania
Stewarts Bay Lodge Port Arthur

6. Islington Hotel, Hobart

The Islington is a small luxury hotel with fabulous views of Mt Wellington. “Decorated with fine art and furnished with antiques, Islington appeals to those who desire the very best in service, presented in an atmosphere of serenity, luxury and tranquillity”.

Islington Hotel Hobart
Islington Hotel


7. Mona Pavilions on the River Derwent, Hobart

The Mona Gallery is an attraction worth seeing in Hobart and the Mona Pavilions luxury ‘Dens’ are as spectacular as the gallery itself. Each one is unique and finished with every detail carefully considered to provide a very special stay.

Mona Pavilions Hobart
Mona Pavilions

8. Pumphouse Point, Lake St Clair, South West Tasmania

Lake St Clair, a spectacular wilderness area and the end of the famous Overland Walking Track from Cradle Mountain. Pumphouse Point is an extra special place to stay and in an awesome location.

“Two industrial buildings gently transformed as an intimate retreat in the heart of World Heritage wilderness. A place to side-step daily life and connect with others in some of the most spectacular landscape on the planet”.

Pumphouse Point
Pumphouse Point

9. Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments, Strahan, West Coast

Strahan is a special town with so much to offer. Boat Trips up the Gordan River are the star of the show as well as huge sandy beaches and beautiful rainforest.

The Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments, perched on the cliff overlooking the Harbour, are the perfect way to enjoy this beautiful part of the West Coast of Tasmania.

Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments Strahan Tasmania
Wheelhouse Luxury Apartments

10. The Corinda Collection,Hobart

This heritage accommodation is the ancestral home of the hosts. It is one of Tasmania’s grandest homes, set in stunning gardens with a choice of luxury rooms or sweet cottages in the gardens.

The Corinda Collection, Heritage accommodation, Hobart, Tasmania
The Corinda Collection Historic Accommodation

Quirky and Unusual Air BnB Stays in Tasmania

Tasmania also has some quirky, unique Air BnB accommodation.

Air BNB is the ‘go-to’ site for awesome accommodation options. Air BnB is a great way to find unique accommodation options, simple to register and search. Sign up today and start finding some hidden gems. Follow this  Air BnB link to register and receive a ($35 or more) credit to use on your first stay through Air BnB, whether it is in Australia or anywhere else in the world.


Wingtons Glamping, Tamar Valley

After 9 years of living in Melbourne, my partner and I decided to fulfill a lifelong dream for a simpler life and moved to Tasmania in November 2015 with the grand plan to launch Wingtons Glamping.
We consider it a great honour to carry on the role of protecting and sharing the beauty of the Tamar Valley with our guests. Our goal is to nurture an environment in harmony with the nature and history of the area while allowing our guests to enjoy a relaxing camping experience”.

Wingtons-Glamping-Tamar-River
Wingtons Glamping, Tasmania

Inside Out Accommodation, Margate

Handcrafted Tasmanian timber guest house built from celery top pine & hardwood. A choice of spaces, upstairs or ground level with separate entrances. Visit the Strawbale Gallery, an inspirational space with displayed
artwork.

We look forward to welcoming you and enhancing your Southern Tasmanian experience at Inside Outside Art Gallery and Accommodation. Over 25 years we have created a peaceful & serene space only 25 minutes from Hobart CBD. Set on 20 acres of native bush with creeks and rainforest gullies. With over 30 different species of birds & an abundance of native wildlife right at your doorstep. Accommodates 6 guests in total.

Inside-Out-Accommodation-Margate-Tasmania
Inside Out Accommodation, Margate

Tasmania is a beautiful island that is packed with amazing attractions. Read our guide to the 34 of the best places to see in Tasmania.

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