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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay at Rydges in Hobart! We stayed in the Superior King Suite and we thought for the price we paid, we definitely got our money's worth! Was expecting just one room with an ensuite but got a whole apartment. There was kitchen with cooking facilities, separate bedroom and lounge room and also a big bathroom with shower...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Jess, thank you for your review it was appreciated, value for money! Great news, nothing makes us more happy to hear that from our customers. We look forward to seeing you return soon. Regards Management

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were staying in one of the antique suites that hadn't yet been renovated. It was perfectly comfortable. Can't wait to see the rooms renovated. The restaurant was a tad outdated and could do with a complete refresh of the menu but apart from that everything else was very nice. The staff were excellent and made our 5 nights very...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, Thank you for the review of the hotel we are making great waves to improve the look and feel of this historic hotel. We appreciate your kindness and understanding and look forward to sharing with you more exciting news to come. Thanking you again. Regards Nicholas Parkinson-Bates GM

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The team at Rydges Hobart has been the main draw card for me returning several times. They are friendly and genuinely seem to love their jobs, nothing is to much hassle. The rooms are older style, but it looks like renovations are underway, clean with all the facilities you need for a short stay.

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Donna, Thank you for the review of the hotel. I love this team also and really proud to be working with them as we transition from old to new. We have great uninterrupted views and its quite and peaceful. We look forward to seeing again when the renovation finish. Regards, Nicholas Parkinson-Bates GM

Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for only one night it is a lovely place and the breakfast was excellent. Although we were only the second lot of people to sit down in the morning and the girl told me they had run out of pancakes. The lady on the next table must have had the last of them. The bed was comfortable...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Meg, thank you for the review of the hotel, we are tweaking the breakfast so really excited here, sorry we ran out of pancakes which very strange I do apologize however. Adam Gower our new Head chef has some exciting food about to be tested so please watch this space. Thanks you for staying with us and hope next...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Rydges. Staff were friendly and made us aware early on that the place was being refurbished, so could overlook the decor. We found it clean regardless. The kids enjoyed the pool. and the buffet breakfast was really nice. Only criticism was that we had booked online and reception staff weren't aware of the online...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Sydney Critic, ( love the name by the way!) Im glad the family had a wonderful and relaxing stay this is great to here. The staff here are its best asset and doing a great job as will pull this property from a little tired to a shining new light! Most online bookings drop directly into the system, some...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located within 5 minutes of the major highway into Hobart so it is to easy access when driving from Launceston. The staff at the reception and bar are welcoming and helpful and finding the room was easy. The room is spacious and well equipped and very comfortable, and WiFi is included with our stay. We haven't checked...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

I always find that if the staff are friendly and helpful at the bar you in for a good night! I hope you managed to have a meal we have a new menu and it is really good, freshly made with care and thought. I do recommend dining with us even though the dated look of the restaurant is apparent,...

L'aldosa, Andorra
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I don't like to write bad reviews, but after stay in Rydges Kalgoorlie (that was excellent), I booked in Rydges Hobart waiting to find the same quality.....but it wasn't. The hotel and specially the rooms need a refurbishment. The room smelt musty and old (could have put an air freshener), the decor was outdated and the kitchen was quite dirty,...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear guest, as the former general manager who has moved from kalgoorlie to Hobart it nice to hear kalgoorlie met your expectations we worked very had to make it great and Hobart will be too. I arrived a few months ago to run the hotel through its refurbishment and transform this old Hotel into a great property. The hotel is...

Canberra
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Check in was smooth, despite the chap at reception making sure everyone knew how rubbish his day had been. Room was nice, apart from the fact there was a common walkway outside the window, and no blinds / curtains to close... Here is my big gripe...rydges Hobart has no, yep ZERO food available on Sunday. No room service, no bar...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review, a couple of rooms are waiting for new blinds and curtains to arrive, we do apologize, its not far away. Sunday no food, yes your correct we do advertise it, each room has a mini bar with food in it but our restaurant is closed from 2pm. It is just Sunday we are...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

They were nice enough to call me at the airport and ask if we are on the way, and reception stayed back till we checked in. There were complementary Magazines as well which i loved! So i was initially disappointed to walk in and find that the cups in the kitchen were not clean and the conditioner in the bathroom...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Farnaz, Thanks you for letting everyone know about your stay. I'm glad the plane was not delayed getting in. Taxi can be hard to come by towards the end of the night from the airport just for anyone else to take note!. I will have the cups looks at and sorry that they had marks. Your feed back is...

Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was the perfect hotel for our trip. After all day trips and tours, it was wonderful to come back and relax in our comfortable room. The staff was amazing and took care of us beyond the call of duty. It may not be the most contemporary hotel, but it was clean, comfortable and a wonderful place to spend our...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Kris, Always nice to come back to a room clean and comfortable , Hobart / Tasmania can be very full on!, their is just so much to do! We are glad you enjoyed the exploring. Our hotel is well position to do so. Thanks again for your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Nicholas General...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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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
  • Laundry Service
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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: ₹ 5,825 - ₹ 11,453 (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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