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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Stayed three nights on Accor staff rates ( had been booked before the changeover to Best Western - but honoured by them ) - so could not complain about the price. Staff were all very friendly. Room had been superficially renovated , but suprised to see there was no airconditioning & the bathroom needs an exhaust fan. Room was serviced... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear allie12345 Thank you for the review. It’s great you found us friendly and enjoyed Happy Hour. Thanks for the suggestion about the driveway; could be a good solution. Regards, Janine Livingston Manager More 

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71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We spent one night here, and were greeted by very friendly helpful staff. Our room was pleasant. Walking distance to the City Centre and Salamanca markets. One thing that was disappointing was we had to pay for parking in the hotel. Would have been nice if guests didn't have to pay. Parking is very limited on the streets and only... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear kimejen, I am so pleased that found us to be a good, central base for your Hobart visit. We do charge for parking (as most CBD hotels do) but I think our rate of $10 a day represents good value for money given the location. Hoping to see you again in the future. Regards, Janine Livingston Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We stayed here for only one night before picking up a hire car the next day. the hotel rooms are tired and old with no sound proofing on the windows. it is located on a busy st so even with ear plugs will not get a lot of sleep if facing harrington st. the bed also caused me to have... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Lmira1971, Thanks for the review and the kind words about our team. However I am concerned about your report of insect activity. Our receptionists have not received any accounts of such problems but if you could contact us with details we would be most grateful. We do have regular pre-emptive pest treatments but we would conduct extra work if... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

Had a two night stay for business. For not a big spend you get a relatively comfortable bed and a good shower. You also get some budget hotel annoyances: small room, a bit noisy with windows. open which need to be as no a/c, loud fridge. The room has been made over but it's bones are looking a bit tired,... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Hi, JezMelb, Thank you for the comments. I hope you will consider us as your base next time you have work to do in central Hobart. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager More 

Googong NSW
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255 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

The hotel looks as though it has had a good make-over since changing owners earlier in 2013. All the staff were friendly and helpful - maybe Tasmanians are like that. The room was spacious and well equipped, though no exhaust fan in the bathroom. Food in the dining room was fine, and the wines were fresh and enjoyable. Towels and... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear ChrisKenyon136, I am very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and noticed the improvements we have been putting in place. I am delighted we will now be the place you chose to stay when in Hobart. Regards, Janine Livingston Manager More 

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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed at the Best Western Hobart for one night on business. Was supposedly upgraded from queen room to deluxe family room which was not really necessary for a single person. Hotel is clean and tidy but once you head up the lift to your rooms it becomes dated. You can tell its had a fresh coat of paint to try... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Nate_Aus, Thanks you for the feedback. We do have an upgrade program in mind so the rooms and bathrooms will be lifted to the quality of the housekeeping and cleanliness. See you again I hope. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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186 reviews
114 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I have just stayed with my wife for a long weekend in Hobart at the Best Western. Location was fantastic. The room was very comfortable, spacious and the view was quite nice. They knew we were celebrating our anniversary and left us a welcome chocolate box at our arrival. It was an amazing stay with extremely good service staff. I... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Mauroisch, I am so pleased you had a great Anniversary stay with us. Hoping to see you same day next year! Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager More 

Queanbeyan, Australia
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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Just a short walk to absolutely everything in Hobart town - dining, attractions, cultural, sporting, water, everything! Ironically, the free car parking is also fantastic and plentiful. There are a few areas in need of a freshen up, but the new owners have been telling us regular guests about these plans. I can also recommend joining the Best Western club... More 

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sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Marjorie B, Good to hear you like our central location and the free parking. I am really pleased you are enjoying being a Best Western Rewards member and are appreciating the benefits it brings. Thanks for being part of our club. Regards, Janine Livingston General Manager More 

Melbourne
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We stayed here when it was the Mercure Hobart. Hopefully the new management will improve the experience. We were staying here for a conference, but I had my family with me. The staff were not particularly helpful in getting us settled into the room with our baby girl. The room was ok, but a little bit cramped. The bathroom felt... More 

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Thank RicheeO
sbm1, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Hobart, responded to this review

Dear RicheeO, You are correct. This hotel has changed ownership and management recently and, as you have suggested, the installation of air-conditioners is on our list of improvements. Regards, Janine Livingston Manager More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The BEST WESTERN Hobart (Formerly Mercure Hotel Hobart) is located in the city centre, only two blocks from the main shopping mall. The hotel features local artwork in a contemporary setting, while the 140 rooms have recently been re-decorated to create a modern fresh feel and offer either city or mountain views. It is only a short walk to Salamanca Place on Hobart's historic waterfront, an area well-known for the many restaurants, cafes, bars and the famous Saturday market. ... more   less 

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Address: 156 Bathurst St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Mercure Hobart)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: ₹ 7,354 - ₹ 16,852 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hobart 4*
Number of rooms: 140
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Also Known As:
Mercure Hobart Hotel Hobart
Accor Hobart
BEST WESTERN Hobart Tasmania
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Hobart
#15 Luxury Hotel in Hobart
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“The 5th floor was very quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles mkskupch, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't think you get much choice with rooms,”
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“Top floor (executive)very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbD3550EM, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Probably the higher the better, for views and noise, although I was on the 4th floor facing the road which was fine too.”
 of 5 bubbles 354stephk, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“High floors you can see more of the mountains than the road on the, The side overlooking the city I believe would be more attractive.”
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