While we wait for the COVID-19 situation to unfold, we are starting to plan the reopening. We will restructure to accommodate social distancing & plan to reopen October. Watch this space for updates.

The Woodbridge Tasmania

Historic 5 Star Boutique Hotel



Authentic Heritage!


Unlike many hotels, this is not a ‘fake period’ mansion, and we do not house our guests in add-on accommodation in converted barns or new-build annexes. Every room is different because

all our rooms & suites are in the actual historic house.



The Woodbridge celebrates 2 centuries of Tasmanian history (1825) in one of Australia’s oldest historic houses, a private hotel offering understated luxury riverfront accommodation, steeped in stories and defined by gracious hospitality & modern comfort.


Heritage listed Woodbridge is an accredited 5 Star hotel.

The Woodbridge was Tasmania’s first & only Small Luxury Hotel of the World (2007-2019), was listed as one of Australia’s Top 10 Luxury Hotels by BRM, and quietly continues to benchmark standards while adapting to modern travel preferences.

The Woodbridge accepts ‘young adults’ but is unsuitable for youngsters.

Ideal Luxury Accommodation near Hobart


Tasmania’s first & only Small Luxury Hotel of the World (2007-2019)
Tasmania’s only accredited 5 Star Hotel
Named as one of Australia’s Top 10 Luxury Hotels
Named in 10 of the Best Australian Gourmet Getaways
Nominated (again) as Australia’s Leading Boutique Hotel

The Woodbridge is the pre-eminent historic luxury accommodation in Tasmania, offering personalised boutique accommodation near Hobart. Woodbridge is a superbly restored, 1825 convict-built riverfront Grand Mansion.


Woodbridge operates in the style of the grand houses of yesteryear and is less an hotel, and more an expression of warm, country hospitality. A seamless blend of rich history and modern boutique amenity, Heritage-listed Woodbridge has been described by a guest as: “like being given the keys to a friend’s country mansion”.


The Woodbridge Tasmania is in the town of New Norfolk, only 25 minutes from Hobart CBD, 40 minutes from Hobart Airport and 15 minutes from MONA, but also 20-40 minutes from Mt Field & Russell Falls, the Highlands & Nant Distillery, Bonorong and Richmond.


The Woodbridge is ideally placed and guests frequently settle in and make us their base for discovering all that Southern Tasmania has to offer.


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