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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed a family holiday around tassie and can say this food was the best! Great smiling service and didn't need to book to get a quality seat. Relaxed atmosphere Porterhouse was excellently cooked and gravy and beer battered chips excellent Best parmy in tassie, massive feed Quality chowder, fish and chicken Amazing historical pub setting Thanks for the meal...

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Thank Chris A
Brisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed dinner at the Shipwright's Arms hotel on previoius visits to Hobart so I had no hesitation in recommending it for our large group. Great atmosphere with friendly staff. The food is very good as was the service. I highly recommend the seafood plate. We didn't stay in the Hotel's accommodation so unable to comment on that.

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Thank DeborahLBrisbane
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here a couple of weeks ago for my husbands work Christmas dinner. A 6pm booking. A few things not available on the menu, not such a big deal. We were in the room that had a bar but the staff said they couldnt serve drinks from it as it was too confusing - for who Im not quite...

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1Thank HobartGina
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was the first time that we had visited Shippies. We had not booked in and were surprised that we got a seat (let alone being the only ones in the restaurant). Husband had the scallops, while I opted for the seafood selection. I noticed that the meal included a couple of things that I really don't like and the...

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Thank Lisa C
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Cosy in winter, great nautical decor, friendly bright service, food above average pub food comparable with restaurants. I visit shippies every Hobart visit. Good place if solo with a friendly bar. Also good for a large group in the restaurant. Food is a little expensive for a large family but very affordable for a group of adults. Also is disabled...

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Thank ChapmanCanberra
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the shipwright arms until I had the misfortune of deciding to have a night cap at the bar after the beautiful day spent in Hobart. Upon reflection I wish I went to bed. - I was insulted by the owner thinking he was being "funny" - I had someone go through my handbag which resulted in my phone...

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3Thank Goodfoodtraveller
Newcastle
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Called in for dinner ,this time sober , have only been in after finishing a boat race to hobart as much as i enjoyed the celebrations i really enjoyed the experience even more in quieter times .The food was to die for, the service was exceptional and the atmosphere fantastic. Lots of tradition would highly recommend.

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Thank balinutsnewcastle
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Have just come home from a very unpleasant experience with the publican of this Hotel. Having taken my elderly parents out to lunch and them having a entrée of chowder then myself and hubby had a steak ,we also had a voucher from the entertainment book and asked the publican to separate the bills we had the voucher and my...

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Thank ransley10
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Friday night I can highly recommend the crispy salmon, seafood basket and beef schnitzel we all tried a bit of each other's and were impressed. Staff were lovely. Prices seemed ok maybe a couple of dollars higher per dish than usual pub fare.

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Thank Louise J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here twice on a recent visit to Hobart. First time because it was close to our accommodation in Battery Point and we had two tired youngsters with us, and the second time because we were so impressed with the warm and helpful service and lovely food. On our first visit, they were very busy with a large...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shipwright's Arms Hotel was established in 1846. Situated in the heart of historic Battery Point, Shippies (as it is know by the locals)has unique collection of Tasmanian and maritime memorabilia. Browse around the bar for the maritime memories including a 7 metre photomural showing every Sydney to Hobart yacht race line honours winner. The English style bar (built by a shipwright) features Tasmanian timbers and the log fires keep it cosy during winter. In summer you can relax in the ambient beer garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shipwright's Arms Hotel

Address: 29 Trumpeter St | Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $90 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“not able to comment on the accommodation as we did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles DeborahLBrisbane, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“not sure only had dinner”
 of 5 bubbles balinutsnewcastle, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Budget rooms only have double beds so if you're travelling with another bloke, beware”
 of 5 bubbles kevT4232UK, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 had a view, but the fan from the kitchen outside the window was on every day till about 10pm. Disabled lift doesn't work.”
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