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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Food ok. Paper thin walls in the water view rooms. Did not sleep very well due to the noise. The complex is a bit tired. Not run down but tired. I'd rather stay somewhere else next time. Expensive for what you get. Casino small as well. Quite a way from the cbd.

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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Think is one of the tallest hotels in hobart. There's a casino and many restaurants. Just by the sea, very relax place to be. Casino is very small and not 24 hours, many slot machines, never see baccarat on the main floor, 2 roulette tables and 3 blackjack, not sure about the vip section though. No problem with parking. Can... More 

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

We recently spent 4 days at Wrest Point hotel in Hobart. We found it to be very good, great location, views and service. There was feedback that the decor was a little tired but we found it to be fine and most importantly clean. Pros are it's location, accessible to most things in Hobart, great location in Sandy Bay (overlooking... More 

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Kiama, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Nice clean modern hotel, friendly reception and very obliging. Easy parking and very helpful concierge. Location is fantastic and lots to do, bars and food easily accessible at any time. The most amazing view of the whole of Hobart as we were on the 6th floor.

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Thank Marilen U
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

One could be excused from being a little turned off by the 70's architecture and decor of the Wrest Point casino, but those who plough through will reap the rewards. The rooms in the hotel tower have excellent bay views, fairly comfy beds and decent size TVs. The bathrooms have been updated and there is a small living area in... More 

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Thank Jason H
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Anything but drab rooms. Quality fittings and drapes you don't get in so called 'modern hotels'. Stayed in the suite with breathtaking views and played mini golf on manicured greens the envy of resort style courses. The pride of the staff was something to behold and shone through in all all dealings with them. I stayed in a suite at... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Pretty tired and drab. It looks like not much has been done in the rooms since the 70s. It was convenient to stay in the same venue as our conference and the staff were helpful and friendly but they're about the only positives. The views are great too but nevertheless, we won't be back.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Enjoyed Casino and the walk around the hotel. very relaxing. A short walk to prominent places like Salamanca night market and museums. Try the Greek restaurant in Salamanca, good food. highly recommend this hotel

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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

The room had a lovely view of the harbour and was clean. I thought it was quite expensive for what it was in comparison to other nice hotels I have stayed at. The food at the loft bistro was nice, and even though you could not book, there wasn't too much of a wait. We paid the extra $25 for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Third stop on our Tassie tour --- we looked forward to staying here but were slightly underwhelmed. Check in was easy and a separate semi secure car park for guests. The room was on the first floor overlooking their other car park, a roof and some reasonable harbour views. Room was ok, nothing outstanding, not quite 4 star, but better... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Point Revolving Restaurant
The Point Revolving Restaurant
Cuisines: French, European, Australian
Pier One Restaurant & Bar
Pier One Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: Australian, European
Wrest Point
Wrest Point
Cuisines: Australian
Riverview Snacks
Riverview Snacks
Cuisines: Australian, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Buffet & Coffee Shop
Buffet & Coffee Shop
Cuisines: International, Australian, British
The Loft  Bistro
The Loft Bistro
Cuisines: Pub, Grill, Australian, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience an absolute Hobart waterfront destination at Wrest Point; with spectacular river and mountain views, many fantastic dining experiences - including the award winning 17th floor Point Revolving Restaurant - a range of entertainment and genuine Tasmanian hospitality. For accommodation in an amazing location, great service and quality food and wine, look no further than Wrest Point. Choose from 4 Star Water Edge Rooms or superb 4 1/2 star Rooms and Suites in the famous Wrest Point Tower that capture stunning views of the river, majestic Mount Wellington, Hobart city and surrounds. Equal access rooms are available on request in the Tower. Wrest Point also offers a choice of 5 restaurants and 4 bars, from one of Hobart's premier dining restaurants, the Point Revolving Restaurant to the absolute waterfront location of Pier One Restaurant and Bar; to Tassie's best cocktails and live music 7 nights a week in the iconic Birdcage Bar. Other key features include: - Free Wi-Fi in all accommodation rooms - Free FOXTEL channels - Individually controlled air-conditioning and heating in all rooms - All non-smoking rooms - Solid constructed rooms for quiet night sleep - Free car parking and valet car parking service available - Saturday shuttle bus service available to Salamanca Market ($5pp return) - Free access to health club with indoor pool, gymnasium, sauna and spa - Free access to onsite tennis court and mini-golf - Comprehensive 24-hour onsite security monitoring and staff - 24-hour Reception and Guest Services Desk - Water ferry services accessible from the hotel pier - Casino entertainment - Live international and national entertainment acts Enjoy the comfort, space and wide-ranging facilities of one of Hobart's premier hotels, a range of entertainment offerings and located close to Salamanca and CBD precincts. Wrest Point is the ideal base for your Tasmanian holiday or business trip. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wrest Point

Address: 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: ₹ 6,678 - ₹ 17,353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Wrest Point 4.5*
Number of rooms: 269
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Also Known As:
Wrest Point Hotel Sandy Bay
Wrest Point Landmark Hotel
Hotel Wrest Point Landmark
Wrest Point Hobart, Tasmania
Hotel Style:
#1 Casino Hotel in Hobart
#12 Business Hotel in Hobart
#13 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
#14 Romantic Hotel in Hobart
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“Any room in the tower overlooking the water is recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles rosemaryh363, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views are not of the mountain, but the harbour in my opinion.”
 of 5 bubbles VicC871, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't waste your money on the buffet”
 of 5 bubbles THE4Griswalds2013, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the 16th floor breathtaking view and and quiet the lift was very prompt”
 of 5 bubbles lynr627, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Noticed you could have adjoining rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 171ellieb, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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