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Reviewed 29 June 2016

it was a busy Sunday afternoon, very few empty seats so the place was almost fully booked, my wife and I enjoyed a good High Tea, food was good and plenty of it, service was well controlled and efficient considering the number of people being served only had to look towards a staff member and someone was at your table...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Good evening Anthony, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our High Tea here at Villa Howden, we very much appreciate it. Thank you for your positive feedback and our staff appreciate your comments We do hope to see you again in the near future

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I was in two minds about leaving a review, as every unique and special place i have found in the past and told others. It then became impossible to book a stay, where the stay becomes very popular. After traveling Australia for the past 35 years, my wife and i have stayed in some truly unique places, and some not...

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Jadra S, Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

We are very pleased you joined us for your 35th Wedding Anniversary and found the property to be charming and a wonderful venue to celebrate in. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and your heartfelt feedback. We do hope you can join us again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Villa Howden for High Tea on a Sunday and it was absolutely beautiful! First of all the price is incredibly reasonable when you compare it to a few other high teas out there and what you receive. There was so much food just the perfect amount, no one left hungry and the deserts were really decadent. The service...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Dear Emily, Thank you for your review. The team are happy to hear you enjoyed the afternoon and we hope you get the opportunity to stay with us next time you are over.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This boutique hotel is a beautiful example of taste and quality. With a French farmhouse feel it has been beautifully decorated. It has 2 lovely sitting/loungerooms that you can relax in, one with an open fire and the other with a library feel. The rooms have views either over the garden or the river and are a great size. The...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you may get the opportunity for a longer stay next time and perhaps our chefs can provide something a little special to welcome you on your return!

Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2016

As with any private function the warmth of the welcome ,open fire, sublime food, perfect wines and great company made our experience of Villa Howden wonderful. A wonderful time was had by all. Thank you.

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

And thank you for taking the time to provide such a lovely review of your experience here at Villa Howden. We hope to see you again the near future.

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Organised a sit down dinner for thirty two. Great interaction with staff and management. The evening was a substantial success with Villa Howden delivering all that was agreed. The food was outstanding and the staff excellent. It is a wonderful venue. It is about 15 minutes drive from Hobart and has a large parking area. Great place for meetings and...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Rodney, it was an absolute pleasure dealing with you and your members. We look forward to hosting another event for you in the near future.

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I have planned to visit Villa Howden for quite some time but life has always got in the way so with a little availability we headed for breakfast. The setting is just amazing and made me remember a visit we had to Portmeirion in North Wales many years ago it being the setting for the 1960's tv series "The Prisoner...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your breakfast experience at Villa Howden. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your morning with us. On most days, we do have a local sourdough as an option, unfortunately this may not have been available on the day you visited.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2016

What a pleasant surprise Villa Howden was - it was recommended via word of mouth but the whole stay was just wonderful. The staff were very friendly and helpful, even with a busy almost 4 year old keen to check everything out. The sunken lounge area in front of a fireplace in the main building was awesome and the games...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of your stay at Villa Howden. We hope you may get the opportunity to stay with us again soon. The staff thoroughly enjoyed your delightful daughter!

Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Today I enjoyed a lovely outing here with family celebrating my niece's 30th birthday in great company at this superb venue with a breathtaking outlook. Sadly I was let down by the standard of service and the underwhelming and overpriced high tea. $47 for a basic selection.

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review High Tea at Villa Howden. We are sorry to hear that you felt the service was not to a high enough standard, and we will take on your comments to make improvements. Our standard high tea is $39 and for an additional $8 you receive a glass of sparkling. Although we feel...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This is now the second time we have stayed at Villa Howden, and it won't be the last. We had a very relaxing stay celebrating a wedding anniversary, service was excellent. Our room was extremely comfortable and a delight to come home to after exploring this marvellous part of Tasmania. Thank you to the staff that made our visit most...

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Jadra S, Front Office Manager at Villa Howden, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us . We were delighted that you chose to celebrate your wedding anniversary with us once again. The team look forward to helping celebrate your next and many more anniversaries.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Howden offers a range of ten luxury suites each of which is beautifully decorated with luxurious furnishings and antiques. Heated indoor pool, library, piano bar are all enjoyed by guests. The restaurant features the best of Tasmania's produce, served in intimate settings. The elegant Water View and Villa suites seamlessly blend with the breathtaking natural scenery. The Tower suite is a welcoming, unique retreat which provides panoramic views across the North West Bay. Just 15 minutes from Hobart, you can enjoy the peace and serenity of the pure Tasmanian wilderness around you from the comfort of your own private suite, most offering full length window balconies and enhanced with a selection of luxurious in-room amenities, including the latest Sony iPod Dock, complimentary Wi-Fi and Nespresso coffee machine. Your Stay at Villa Howden includes full breakfast, complimentary in-suite bar and luxurious Serendipity Australian made hotel cosmetics. Villa Howden restaurant is open for breakfast, weekend high-teas and dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Howden

Address: 77 Howden Road, Howden, Kingborough, Tasmania 7054, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Kingborough > Howden
Price Range: ₹ 14,881 - ₹ 25,137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Howden 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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