Room For Two: Salamanca Wharf Hotel

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Discover the wonders of Hobart in style with a stay at Salamanca Wharf Hotel, a contemporary boutique self-contained apartment hotel offering a haven of relaxation and ease in one of Australia’s most historic and picturesque areas. With its welcoming ambience, ideal position, and lavish facilities, this is the kind of hotel that gives its guests a genuine sense of belonging. It’s the perfect spot to settle in and use as your headquarters while you spend a few days discovering the captivating and intriguing capital city of Tasmania.

The Location:

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One of the highlights of staying at Salamanca Wharf Hotel is its prime location in Hobart’s cultural and historic heart. Located on Castray Esplanade, just a short distance from Hobart’s waterfront and its epicentre, Salamanca Place, Salamanca Wharf Hotel offers an exceptional location for your city stay. This scenic waterfront area is renowned for its historical importance and is defined by a collection of delightful Georgian sandstone warehouses built in the 1830s. Originally utilised to store a diverse range of goods, including grain, wool, whale oil, apples, and imported items, these warehouses have evolved over time into a bustling lifestyle centre. They now host a variety of restaurants, shops, pubs, art galleries, craft stores, and a lively nightlife that thrives after dark.

Salamanca Place is also home to the renowned Salamanca Markets, which transform the strip into a vibrant and lively atmosphere every Saturday. Considered one of Australia’s best markets, it draws in a diverse range of over 300 stallholders, who come together to showcase and sell their produce and crafts from various parts of Tasmania and beyond.

Venturing Out:

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Salamanca Wharf Hotel presents an opulent retreat and serves as an excellent base for uncovering the wonders of Hobart and its environs. You’ll have convenient access to the city’s most popular attractions, including the storied Sullivans Cove and Brook Street Pier, which serves as the launching point for the boat excursion to the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). The hotel is also conveniently situated just a short distance from Princes Wharf 1 (PW1), which hosts the annual Winter Feast, an intriguing midwinter festival curated by MONA that showcases the finest Tasmanian food, wine, and spirits.

Should you desire to explore further afield, the hotel’s hospitable staff is more than happy to provide recommendations and assist with arranging tours and excursions. Whether you find yourself captivated by the awe-inspiring landscapes of Mount Wellington, wishing to plan a day trip encompassing visits to seal colonies, exploration of cliff-top trails, and indulgence in delectable gourmet offerings on Tasmania’s untamed Bruny Island, or eager to embark on a delightful wine-tasting odyssey in the nearby Huon Valley, Salamanca Wharf Hotel serves as an ideal launching pad for your escapades.

And when you’re done for the day and freshened up back at the hotel, set out as the evening sets in to immerse yourself in Salamanca’s vibrant atmosphere. Experience the lively nightlife, explore the local art galleries, or take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront promenade.

Food & Drink:

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Brunch in style at Farzi, located street level at Salamanca Wharf Hotel

A trip to Hobart is not truly complete without indulging in the region’s renowned culinary scene. At Salamanca Wharf Hotel, you’ll find a range of dining options right at your fingertips. Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at Farzi, a newly opened cafe located on the hotel’s ground floor. Farzi offers a seasonal menu of modern Australian cuisine, making it a favourite among locals. Don’t miss their famous champagne brunch, which has earned the restaurant a stellar reputation.

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You’ll find Salamanca Place, a bustling hub of restaurants, cafes, specialty food providers, pubs, and bars just a short walk away.

Named after the renowned St Mary’s Hospital building where it resides, Mary Mary is a concealed treasure nestled behind the graceful sandstone walls of Salamanca Place. Visit this establishment for distinctive Tasmanian craft cocktails— they boast a spirits collection that includes rare, captivating, and artisanal beverages sourced from the island and beyond.

Or cosy up together with the warmth of The Den‘s communal fire while enjoying their renowned offerings. This popular bar at Salamanca Place serves exquisitely crafted cocktails and delectable small bites, blending the finest Tasmanian, international, and house-made ingredients to perfection.

For a truly exceptional dining experience, treat yourself to a meal at Aloft, a sophisticated dining venue located on the highest level of the renowned Brooke Street Pier on the picturesque waterfront of Hobart. Aloft is committed to highlighting locally sourced ingredients, offering a menu that captures Tasmania’s evolving seasons and pristine allure. Whether you sit by the window and partake in the tasting menu or savour some appetisers alongside a glass of wine at the bar while soaking in the romantic ambience, Aloft promises a memorable dining experience.

Best Room for Two:

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Experience the ultimate indulgence by staying in one of the exquisite loft penthouse suites at Salamanca Wharf Hotel. These meticulously designed penthouses offer spacious accommodations and are characterised by their expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, some of which provide panoramic views of Castray Esplanade overlooking Hobart’s harbour or Salamanca Place.

Inside the penthouse suite, you will discover a luxurious bedroom featuring a stunning Blackheart Sassafras timber King-size bed adorned with high-quality linens, ensuring a peaceful and restful night’s sleep. The fully equipped kitchen boasts top-of-the-line appliances (although with Hobart’s best restaurants steps away, why bother cooking?) and a minibar fridge stocked with Tasmania’s finest selection of beers, wines, and chocolates.

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Indulge in relaxation by immersing yourself in the oversized bathtub in your bedroom, sipping on a glass of Tasmania’s renowned wine, and savouring the romantic ambience of having your own home away from home in Hobart.

Couples will Love:

If you’re looking for the perfect accommodation during your visit to Hobart, Salamanca Wharf Hotel is the ultimate choice for couples seeking an unforgettable experience with all the comforts and convenience of a homely atmosphere. With its inviting ambience, prime location, and exceptional amenities, Salamanca Wharf Hotel has everything you need, whether you’re seeking a romantic and relaxing getaway or a base for exciting adventures in Hobart and beyond.

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