Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Islington Hotel

Offering lovely views towards Mount Wellington, the 1847 Islington Hotel offers luxurious accommodations with original artwork and precious antiques. Just 5 minutes’ drive from Sullivans Cove, it features a restaurant and landscaped gardens with an infinity-edge pond. Hotel Islington is 1.2 mi from Hobart CBD (Central Business District) and the popular Salamanca Markets. Hobart International Airport is a 30-minute drive away. You can read by the fireplace in the library, or enjoy a meal in the glass pavilion with barbecue facilities. Massage services and airport limousine transfers are available upon request. All rooms feature free Wi-Fi and exclusive fabrics designed by Jim Thompson. The marble bathroom includes a bathtub and a separate rainshower. The mini-bar is free. The Islington Restaurant is open for dinner Wednesday to Saturday . We closed Sunday Monday and Tuesday for dinner service. The restaurant serves creative cuisine based on fresh local produce. Seasonal menu items include seared duck breast with braised figs, and slow-cooked abalone with wild forest mushrooms. The wine cellar offers a wide selection of wines.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Islington Hotel has been welcoming guests since Mar 29, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Cynthia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    very beautiful. I really loved the blending of the old structure with the modern addition.
  • Lara
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Outstanding property in every way. Main rooms are furnished with antiques and artwork, dining room in all glass addition looking out onto reflection pool and garden. Staff was very attentive.
  • Kylie
    beautiful hotel, great room (garden view), spectacular gardens, friendly/professional staff, awesome brekky.
  • Andrew
    Absolutely fantastic! Highly recommend, an exceptional experience all round. The team were phenomenal and very attentive and helpful, wonderful grounds with rich history and amazing art pieces and artifacts. The breakfast was superb and the room...
  • Cindy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff is exceptional and the food is amazing! Everything...from the room and the view to the dining was above any expectation.
  • Suryadi
    tranquility and its beauty. attention to details. beautiful garden. Friendly and knowledable staff
  • Giuseppe
    The room we stayed in was excellent. I enjoyed the breakfast every morning. I enjoyed the warmth and ambience that it had. Nice gardens. Great food at the restaurant.
  • Adele
    We love the eclectic mix of furniture from around the globe and amzing artworks - always something to look at. The bed was really comfortable and nice touch of treats each evening.
  • Joshua
    Islington has exceptional character and a unique take on stays which made it feel very homely and welcoming rather than transactional. All staff were excellent and warm, location was convenient yet tucked away, breakfast was delicious, fresh...
  • Kerrie
    Excellent service and facilities. New wing is very modern and comfortable. I have stayed in both the main house and the new wing and both are excellent. Very friendly and greeted you by name. Great recommends on local restaurants etc. Breakfasts...

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi there, does the king room with garden view have a bathtub in it?! thanks :)

    We have deep bath tubs in all of our rooms, thank you for getting in touch!
    Answered on 14 April 2021
  • Hi is your hotel pet friendly?

    The hotel does not allow any pets on the premises unless they are certified assistance animals.
    Answered on 16 February 2023
  • Hi, are any of your suites one bedrooms (with a separate living space)?

    Hello Thank you for inquiring, Room 1 has a separate courtyard which is pleasant. The Garden rooms open out onto the lovely garden but mainly rooms..
    Answered on 2 November 2022
  • Hi there, Are the restaurants at the hotel open on Christmas Day?

    Hello . Thank you for your inquiry We are open for Christmas lunch and Breakfast Trish
    Answered on 2 November 2022
  • Hi. How far is the hotel from the Salamanca markets? I prefer to walk around the city rather than have to find parking

    Hi there, It is approximately 25 minutes walk to the Salamanca Market from our hotel. Kind Regards, Islington Hotel
    Answered on 24 March 2021
  • Good evening, just wished to enquirer if you have electric blankets in your rooms. Thank you for your reply. Maree

    Dear Maree, Thank you for your enquiry. The rooms do not have electric blankets, however each room has its own air conditioner. Warm regards,
    Answered on 22 July 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Conservatory Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for

Amenities of Islington Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Temporary art galleries
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPad
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

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

House rules

Islington Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



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

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
AUD 95 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos Cash is not accepted Islington Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that children cannot be accommodated at Islington Hotel.

Transfers are available to and from the airport (charges apply). Please inform the property at least 1 day in advance with flight details if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Islington Hotel 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Islington Hotel

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

  • Guests staying at Islington Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Room options at Islington Hotel include:

    • Suite
    • Double

  • Check-in at Islington Hotel is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Islington Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Temporary art galleries

  • Islington Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Conservatory Restaurant

  • Islington Hotel is 1.3 miles from the center of Hobart. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.