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Waterfront Lodge Motel

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153 Risdon Road 153 Risdon Road Newtown, Hobart, Tasmania 7008 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for our base when we were in Hobart. Ended up staying for 4 nights. Very clean and comfortable room. Had kitchenette, comfy bed, clean bathroom, electric blanket and great heater. Room was serviced daily. About 10 mins easy drive from thre CBD of...More

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Response from Peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback we are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Waterfront Lodge Motel Hobart Tasmania Happy travelling Regards PT Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

budget hotel 10 minutes drive from the center of Hobart, specializing in oriental client. It has free parking, it is not difficult to find with GPS, large room with heating, large shower with hot water, TV and views of the pool. the reception only opens...More

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Response from Peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank You For Your Feed back we are glad you booked our Good Value Winter Special Promo through jet star members, The opening hours are Monday to Thursday 7.00am Close at 8.00pm Friday to Sunday open at 9.00am close at 7.00pm thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look like no restaurant near, only stay one night, needed to cook by ourselves. We are family with 2 kids. We walk-in. They gave us a big room with 2 double beds and 2 twins beds in second floor with good view.More

Thank nganpopo
Response from Peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi yes we are a motel actually a bit better than a standard motel as we offer kitchenet's in each room as well , there is restaurants approx. 5 minutes drive away from the motel in Elizabeth street approx. 50 restaurants or there is Chinese...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

We stayed for a few days in the cottage and another time upstairs. On both occasions it was clean and comfortable. Low cost but met our needs. Close to shops and handy to tourist attractions. If you arrive early good parking but can be a...More

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Response from Peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge MotelResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for your feedback we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the Waterfront Lodge Motel Happy Travelling Regards Peter Manager

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

A good place If you only require a room as a base for a few days. Room is a good size although bathroom is a bit small. A good sized fridge and microwave with separate sink makes up the basic kitchen. There is only a...More

Thank Andyrusty
Response from peter T, Manager at Waterfront Lodge MotelResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you, Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay . regards Darren

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At Waterfront Lodge Motel you'll be 5 mi (5 km) from Hobart City Centre Salamanca Place, Markets Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and 2.9 Mi (4.6 Km) from Theatre Royal. Highlights at this hotel include an ...More outdoor swimming pool, free self parking, and in-room kitchenettes. TVs and coffee/tea makers are featured in all 36 rooms. Kitchenettes come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. This hotel offers free WiFi in public areas,Shared Kitchen Hot Plates Pots and Pans , and a picnic area. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, free newspapers in the lobby, and a television in the lobby. Within a 10-minute drive of this 3-star AAA Rating hotel, attractions include St. David's Cathedral and Cascade Brewery. Mona New and old Art, Cadburys Chocolate Factory, Salamanca Market/Place Wrest Point Casino Derwent Entertaiment Centre, Cornilian Bay Hockey Centre, and much more. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$50 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Leisure Inn Waterfront Lodge
Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$50 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Leisure Inn Waterfront Lodge
Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Traveller (95)
Room & Suite (47)
Dining (3)
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Joanne O
25 February 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Property representative |
Hi yes there is busses or we can organise a taxi or book tours for you most tour companies will pick you up and drop you back to Waterfront Lodge Motel; Regards PT Manager
11 February 2016|
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Response from Peter T | Property representative |
Please look at guests remarks on booking com trip adviser most good reviews now due to under new management
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"second floor"
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"Top floor has the views, Cottage had larger room but not as modern."
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"Quaint low budget, but secure and well presented. The view may not be here but for the price it is worth the..."
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"all the upstairs rooms have good views"
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