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The Rivulet is located in Hobart and is a heritage-listed boutique hotel. The grand 19th Century manor house has been refurbished and rejuvenated and is set in a convenient location to enjoy all that Hobart has to offer. The Rivulet (formerly Amberley House) is only 1.2 mi from historic Battery point and vibrant Salamanca Square and 1.9 mi from Constitution Dock.

Located on Sandy Bay Road, the property sits opposite the Casino, Derwent River and Hobart’s premier yacht clubs. The Kingborough playing fields are located next door to The Rivet and can be accessed through the hotel's side gate. You can enjoy bushwalks behind the property at Lambert Reserve, where the Lambert Rivulet flows through. The reserve also connects with a walking trail to the Signal Station at the top of Mount Nelson.

Each room at The Rivulet features air conditioning , a Smart TV , luxurious bathroom and tailored amenities. Some of the rooms have baths. The guest rooms and the common areas feature eclectic art and antique furnishings. Each room has its individual style and décor. There is car parking on-site for all rooms.

The property also features a sculptured and tranquil garden. A fresh continental breakfast is served each morning, featuring Tasmanian produce. The Cascades Room, garden and veranda offer you a choice of places to enjoy outside food in or a fresh coffee or glass of Tasmanian wine at any time. .

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Continental, Buffet

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About The Rivulet

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  • Just letting you know that I wanted to spend a beautiful week here but i won't be bullied into getting a corona virus test to stay sorry.

    No one said you had to have a test. Kind regards Robert Devine - Manager


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    Answered on May 26, 2021
  • I am ready to make a booking but I am worried about COVID changes and the risk of boarder closures (we are in Sydney). Should something like this happen, what is the cancellation policy? Many thanks and hope to stay with you soon. Sarah

    Hi Sarah - we offer full refund if we have a COVID lock down. Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on March 2, 2021
  • Do i need to get a test Robert. Just because it says i do need one to stay there. I sent a screenshot of the advertisement

    No need to get a test - I'm interested to see where this information is printed so I can follow up. It is not my policy. Kind regards Robert Devine - Manager


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    Answered on May 27, 2021
  • Hi I’m inquiring about a delux king room for our wedding night on 27th March 2021 i have looked online and with breakfast included it was $314 just wondering if you do anything extra for a wedding couple we are after a late checkout also look forward to hearing from you crystal

    Thank you for your enquiry - knowing its your wedding we will add a bottle of Tasmanian sparkling wine and chocolates - we can offer a late check out of midday. Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on November 12, 2020
  • Hi there Do you have a room with beautiful views and maybe a balcony? and are the views from the lounge? can you sit and look out at the views?

    Thank you for your enquiry - The Regatta Suite also includes the entire front balcony of the hotel. No views from the lounge. Kind regards Robert


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    Asked about: Deluxe King Suite - Corinna • Answered on November 14, 2021
  • Hi - just wondering if the Corinna suite has a separate shower ( not over bath)? Thanks Jennifer

    Hi Jennifer Thank you for your enquiry - yes the Corinna Suite has a separate bath and walk-in shower. Kind regards Robert Devine - Manager


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    Asked about: Deluxe King Suite - Corinna • Answered on September 23, 2021
  • Hi we are looking to book the Corinna or Flynn in september. Which room in your opinion has the best view / decor? Are they both upstairs?

    Thank you for your message - Suite and view is Corinna... Lovely outlook over gardens and Sandy Bay... Both rooms are upstairs... Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on August 28, 2021
  • Hello, twin beds required for 2 ladies. Can you offer this?

    Thank you for your question - yes we can split the bed into two king singles - when booking please request for the beds to be split. Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on March 8, 2021
  • Hi there, do you cater for dairy and gluten free in your breakfasts? Thanks in advance!

    Thank you for your question - yes we do. when booking the hotel, please add this to your request. Kind regards Robert


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    Asked about: Deluxe King Suite - Cartela • Answered on March 8, 2021
  • do you get the whole home to yourself with your partner and is there multiple rooms in the home?

    Thank you for your message - this is a boutique hotel with ten deluxe executive suites . We can take bookings for the entire house if you wish to accommodate all rooms at a rate of $2750 per night. Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on October 24, 2021
  • Hi Robert. We’re staying with you in late October. Is there parking on site?

    There is plenty of parking onsite - we look forward to welcoming you to The Rivulet.


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    Answered on July 28, 2021
  • hi there . we won't have a car . how far is the walk to city? thanks sally

    Hi Sally Thank you for your enquiry - it takes 20 minutes to walk into the city. We are 3k's away. There is also local buses that run every 20 minutes past the hotel. Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on November 14, 2021
  • Hi is there a washing machine available?

    We have an industrial washing machine - if you inform the staff you wish to wash clothes, they will assist. Kind regards Robert


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    Asked about: King Suite • Answered on March 15, 2021
  • Do you have fireplace?

    We have an electric fire in the fireplace in the main dining room.


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    Asked about: King Suite • Answered on May 7, 2021
  • Hi there. Can u please tell me the type of carpet? I stayed recently and felt like a million dollars when I walked in. I am thinking I might want this for my house. Can u tell me the brand name etc? Thanks

    The carpet is Castilla wool twist-pile carpet from Choices Flooring in Moonah.


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    Answered on May 7, 2021
  • Hi , what’s the max number of guests that would share the public areas at any given times please?

    If the hotel is full the breakfast room main table can sit up to 12 guests if everyone comes to breakfast at the same time. Kind regards Robert


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    Answered on August 3, 2021
  • Hi I have booked x3 rooms for three couples to spend the weekend in Hobart for 50th birthday . Can you add in anything extra for this occasion ?

    Please provide the date and name of the reservation so I can have a look. Kind regards Robert Devine - Manager


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • How much parking free?

    Parking is free


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    Answered on April 24, 2021
  • Look for accom.for a couple incl.breakfast( no.stairs) But not till may nxt year.require cheapest price as heard cheaper prices then require double or queen bed Thank.u for your help appreciate

    We can split the king beds into king singles .. currently all rooms are set with king beds so you will need to request when making booking. We have not set the rates for 2022 yet. Suites 1,2 and 3 are on the ground level.


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    Answered on March 2, 2021

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Company review score: 9.7 Based on 233 reviews from 1 property

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Company info

You will require a secure access code for the front door of this property. This will be emailed or texted to you from Red Awnings Boutique Stays prior to your arrival with us.

Property info

The Rivulet is Hobart’s newest heritage listed boutique hotel ( formerly Amberley house). Serious money has been spent rebuilding, reengineering, refurbishing, reimagining , renovating and rejuvenating this grand 19th century manor house which is in the perfect location to enjoy all that Hobart has to offer. The Rivulet is superbly situated . It is only two kilometres from historic Battery point and vibrant Salamanca square and a further stone’s throw from Constitution Dock. We are located on Sandy Bay road (a major transport route) with the Casino adjacent and the Derwent River and Hobart’s premier yacht clubs opposite. Next door are the Kingborough playing fields accessed through our side gate for running and exercise. Immediately behind us is Lambert Reserve for bushwalks and through which flows Lambert Rivulet from which we derive our name. The Reserve connects with a far lengthier walking trail to the Signal Station at the top of mount nelson and a delightful café. Each room of this lodge features King Beds, Air Conditioners , Smart TV’s , luxurious bathrooms and tailored amenities . Six of the bedrooms have baths and all rooms and the common areas

Languages Spoken

English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • University of Tasmania
    0.4 miles
  • Salamanca Market
    1.1 miles
  • CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
    1.1 miles
  • Parliament Square
    1.2 miles
  • Parliament House of Tasmania
    1.2 miles
  • Commonwealth Government Centre
    1.3 miles
  • City of Hobart Council
    1.3 miles
  • Franklin Wharf
    1.4 miles
  • Australian Institute of Management
    1.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Maritime Museum of Tasmania
    1.5 miles
  • Federation Concert Hall
    1.6 miles
  • Theatre Royal
    1.6 miles
  • Cascades Female Factory
    1.9 miles
  • Cascade Brewery
    2.2 miles
  • Botanical Gardens
    2.2 miles
  • Government House
    2.4 miles
  • Blundstone Arena
    2.7 miles
  • Kingborough Sports Centre
    5 miles
  • Museum of Old and New Art - MONA
    7.3 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Hobart Cruise Terminal
    1.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Hobart International Airport
    9.7 miles
How to get to The Rivulet from Hobart International Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of The Rivulet
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Executive lounge access
  • Laundry
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Adults only
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Rivulet takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa The Rivulet accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that The Rivulet does not accept payments with American Express or Diners Club credit cards.

Please note that there is a 2.5% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.

Please note that there is a 3.5% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.

You will require a secure access code to enter the front door of this property. This will be emailed or texted you from Red Awnings Boutique Stays prior to your arrival.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Rivulet of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Rivulet

  • The Rivulet is 1.5 miles from the center of Hobart.

  • The prices at The Rivulet may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Rivulet is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Rivulet (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The Rivulet offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at The Rivulet can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

    • The nearest beach is 800 feet from The Rivulet.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Rivulet by:

      • Car 20min

    • Room options at The Rivulet include:

      • Suite
      • Apartment
      • Bungalow