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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The team at Rydges Hobart has been the main draw card for me returning several times. They are friendly and genuinely seem to love their jobs, nothing is to much hassle. The rooms are older style, but it looks like renovations are underway, clean with all the facilities you need for a short stay.

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Donna, Thank you for the review of the hotel. I love this team also and really proud to be working with them as we transition from old to new. We have great uninterrupted views and its quite and peaceful. We look forward to seeing again when the renovation finish. Regards, Nicholas Parkinson-Bates GM

Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for only one night it is a lovely place and the breakfast was excellent. Although we were only the second lot of people to sit down in the morning and the girl told me they had run out of pancakes. The lady on the next table must have had the last of them. The bed was comfortable...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Meg, thank you for the review of the hotel, we are tweaking the breakfast so really excited here, sorry we ran out of pancakes which very strange I do apologize however. Adam Gower our new Head chef has some exciting food about to be tested so please watch this space. Thanks you for staying with us and hope next...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Rydges. Staff were friendly and made us aware early on that the place was being refurbished, so could overlook the decor. We found it clean regardless. The kids enjoyed the pool. and the buffet breakfast was really nice. Only criticism was that we had booked online and reception staff weren't aware of the online...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Sydney Critic, ( love the name by the way!) Im glad the family had a wonderful and relaxing stay this is great to here. The staff here are its best asset and doing a great job as will pull this property from a little tired to a shining new light! Most online bookings drop directly into the system, some...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is located within 5 minutes of the major highway into Hobart so it is to easy access when driving from Launceston. The staff at the reception and bar are welcoming and helpful and finding the room was easy. The room is spacious and well equipped and very comfortable, and WiFi is included with our stay. We haven't checked...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

I always find that if the staff are friendly and helpful at the bar you in for a good night! I hope you managed to have a meal we have a new menu and it is really good, freshly made with care and thought. I do recommend dining with us even though the dated look of the restaurant is apparent,...

L'aldosa, Andorra
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't like to write bad reviews, but after stay in Rydges Kalgoorlie (that was excellent), I booked in Rydges Hobart waiting to find the same quality.....but it wasn't. The hotel and specially the rooms need a refurbishment. The room smelt musty and old (could have put an air freshener), the decor was outdated and the kitchen was quite dirty,...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear guest, as the former general manager who has moved from kalgoorlie to Hobart it nice to hear kalgoorlie met your expectations we worked very had to make it great and Hobart will be too. I arrived a few months ago to run the hotel through its refurbishment and transform this old Hotel into a great property. The hotel is...

Canberra
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Check in was smooth, despite the chap at reception making sure everyone knew how rubbish his day had been. Room was nice, apart from the fact there was a common walkway outside the window, and no blinds / curtains to close... Here is my big gripe...rydges Hobart has no, yep ZERO food available on Sunday. No room service, no bar...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review, a couple of rooms are waiting for new blinds and curtains to arrive, we do apologize, its not far away. Sunday no food, yes your correct we do advertise it, each room has a mini bar with food in it but our restaurant is closed from 2pm. It is just Sunday we are...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

They were nice enough to call me at the airport and ask if we are on the way, and reception stayed back till we checked in. There were complementary Magazines as well which i loved! So i was initially disappointed to walk in and find that the cups in the kitchen were not clean and the conditioner in the bathroom...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Farnaz, Thanks you for letting everyone know about your stay. I'm glad the plane was not delayed getting in. Taxi can be hard to come by towards the end of the night from the airport just for anyone else to take note!. I will have the cups looks at and sorry that they had marks. Your feed back is...

Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was the perfect hotel for our trip. After all day trips and tours, it was wonderful to come back and relax in our comfortable room. The staff was amazing and took care of us beyond the call of duty. It may not be the most contemporary hotel, but it was clean, comfortable and a wonderful place to spend our...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Kris, Always nice to come back to a room clean and comfortable , Hobart / Tasmania can be very full on!, their is just so much to do! We are glad you enjoyed the exploring. Our hotel is well position to do so. Thanks again for your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Nicholas General...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We looked at reviews before booking and they were mixed but in saying that yes it is a older style place but for the money it was clean tidy and staff were pleasant. It was quite a quirky style room with old furniture and fittings and if that is what you like this is for you. Plenty of parking and...

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Linman, Thank you for your review of the hotel, we do have a old property and we are good value and we really appreciate your honestly our other guest reading this will appreciate that the value is their. Our 42 square meter rooms are large have views and in 5 month be totally renovated, how exciting is this! great...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful but the rooms weren't as clean as they could be and extremely out dated. Kids loved the pool, sparkling clean everyday and gardens well maintained. Definitely won't be returning. Even great staff can't compensate for poor guestrooms.

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nicholas p, General Manager at Rydges Hotel Hobart, responded to this review

Dear Deb, R, I am sorry to hear that you had a nice time but our rooms which are soon to be renovated had deterred you to comeback. I hope we can change this as the new rooms are coming on well and we hope that you would reconsider. As the only hotel to have a outside pool and gardens...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Rydges Hotel Hobart

Address: Cnr Argyle and Lewis St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $143 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rydges Hotel Hobart 3.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Rydges Hotel Hobart Tasmania
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“Check before booking if the rooms have been refurbish”
 of 5 bubbles Krafla, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The configuration of the rooms vary greatly. A call to the hotel will help you find just the right one.”
 of 5 bubbles joanw431, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Kids will love the pull down bed in the superior rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Leesey_32, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to be the same.”
 of 5 bubbles GSKTB, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The suite was so big took a while for the room to get warmed up”
 of 5 bubbles skulasin, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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