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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little motel is undergoing an upgrade and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The rates are fantastic and the location excellent. It's a few minutes walk from Salamanca Place with the Saturday market and all the restaurants to choose from. It's such a find I almost don't want to tell anyone in case we can't get a room next...

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Yangon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view near the hotel is superb. The room is tidy and clean. The service is good even though the reception was not attended 24/7. We stayed there for 5 nights. Daily room service is very good too. The price is very reasonable and could not ask for more.

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Devonport, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my first stay at this hotel so I had no preconceived idea as to what it would be like. It is on very busy Sandy Bay Road so very limited parking is available at the rear of the building, with a first in best dressed as far as getting a parking space. Check in was easy as I...

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Airlie Beach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Hobart for Wooden Boat Festival, Hobart was sold out. Found a vacancy at Blue Hills Motel. Hobart has really old architecture. This was the case with this building, but it was run down very difficult to drive to. Parking is minimal. The room was not too bad apart from the TV being so dark that lights needed to...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying here whenever in Hobart for over 10 years, so this motel obviously has a lot going for it. Over that time we have seen many changes, from an unrenovated '50s gem with all blackwood furniture to an unfinished and slow moving total makeover which is still not complete. The renovated rooms are now minimalist Scandinavian. We...

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed four nights. The room was so loud, could hear people talking all night and the people in the next room sounded like they were in our bathroom. Extremely minimalistic. Friendly staff but we got walked in on once while we were resting and the cleaners knocked on our doors and wanted to come in while we were resting...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I only booked the budget twin room as accommodation in Hobart was limited and expensive. Room and bathroom had a bad odor and not cleaned properly. House keeping was inconsistent; one day I had no replacement bathmat and bin wasn't emptied. Walls are paper thin, you can hear other guests talking, old pipes shuddering and doors constantly slamming. Although the...

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BlueHillsMotel, Manager at Blue Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank You for reviewing the Motel. Thank you for your lovely comments on our staff. They always have a smile on their faces & are willing to help. I will pass on your comments to them. We are in a great location making it easy to walk to the waterfront & shopping areas. We do take our housekeeping very seriously...

Reviewed 13 January 2017

The room is very average, especially the bathroom- no door/blind to cover the shower spot, the floor is always wet in the bathroom. The room is filled with sort of old smell. No air conditioner is a minus ven though Hobart is not very hot. Level 1&2 rooms are furnished and look very new. But if you are allocated on...

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BlueHillsMotel, Manager at Blue Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The budget twin rooms are all currently located on the top floor & is stated on the websites. Our newly renovated Queen rooms are located on the ground & middle floor. The top floor rooms are to be renovated in winter this year. If you wish to book a Queen room you will be allocated...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Room had just been renovated - extremely fine work. Very comfortable bed, great shower. Small en suite, but very comfortable. Only thing missing was a micro- wave, but my fault, as I was told when I left that I could have had one if I had asked! Room cleaned daily, and great fresh towels. NO complaints. Great shops only a...

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BlueHillsMotel, Manager at Blue Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank You Brian for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Hobart. We look forward to seeing you again.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Location is good. but hard to find the parking entrance. We had to stop at a petrol station and call them. It it through a back alley. Parking is not great either. Looked like they renovated the rooms. But somehow the renovation looks not completed or half done. the bathroom doesn't even have a shower curtain. so half of the...

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BlueHillsMotel, Manager at Blue Hills Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Motel. The website has clear instructions on getting to the Motel which is located in Crelin Street. Due to our locating in Battery Point we do have limited parking which is also stated on the website. Our showers are an open shower. We currently do not have air conditioners in our...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Blue Hills Motel

Address: 96 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $112 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blue Hills Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Best Western Battery Point
Best Western Hobart
Hobart Best Western
Blue Hills Motel Hobart, Tasmania
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“Ask for one of the refurbished rooms as the top floors are still old-fashioned.”
 of 5 bubbles glutenfreegirl2016, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No lift so if you have mobility problems ask for a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles BobL961, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms on th esouth have a picture window above the bed with glorious views of Mt Wellington”
 of 5 bubbles verge2014, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Enter via the car park to avoid steps. There's no lift so anything above the ground floor involves steps.”
 of 5 bubbles Southwalker, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a ground-floor room unless you want to negotiate the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 519judyh, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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