At a glance
MACq 01 on Hobart’s historic Macquarie Wharf goes far beyond a traditional accommodation experience. It’s a contemporary and engaging ‘storytelling’ hotel, designed to tell the history of the area as well as the stories of Tasmanians from the near and distant past through exceptional design.
Surrounded by renowned restaurants, gorgeous old buildings and even convict-built sandstone warehouses, the Macquarie Wharf district is an intriguing neighbourhood to explore. Plus, from MACq 01 you’ll be able to soak in views of the famous River Derwent and magnificent Mount Wellington.
Couples on a romantic getaway will love
Couples on a romantic getaway will love the unique experience MACq 01 provides. If you enjoy learning about the history of the places you travel to, or just love a good yarn, you’re going to be thoroughly amused. More than a place to lay your head, it’s a hotel full of intrigue – a journey of people, time and place, achieved through beautiful design.
There are 114 luxury rooms and suites at MACq 01 including 17 penthouses with private terraces that couples can enjoy. Décor is inspired by a handful of Tasmanian ‘traits’, such as curious, creative, hearty and resilient, with each room dedicated to a notable Tasmanian figure.
Best room for two for a romantic escape
The best room for two for a romantic escape is the Superior Waterfront Room. These immaculately furnished rooms are located in Hobart’s finest real estate, with river waters just beyond your private balcony. Each Superior Waterfront Room features a walk-in shower and bath, walk-in robe, king-size bed, flat screen TV, tablet, minibar, safe, valet parking and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Dining and leisure
In keeping with the Tasmanian theme of the hotel, the Old Wharf Restaurant at MACq 01 is right on the water, within thanking distance of the hotel’s fishermen. Seafood at the restaurant is as local as it gets, and all ingredients are locally sourced and delivered in a menu that showcases great Tasmanian produce. At the bar, there’s everything on offer from draught beer to fine wine and spirits. The bar is wonderfully decorated with newspaper headlines from decades past.
Spa and wellness
Guests staying at MACq 01 have free use of the gym, where there are free weights, running machines, bicycles, step machines and rowers. There’s also the option to have sessions with a personal trainer, and the staff at MACq 01 can also point you in the direction of the nearby aquatic centre, as well as scenic walking trails.
18 Hunter Street, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Contact No.: +61 3 6210 7600