Category Boutique hotel

10 Feb

Luxury Lodge or Boutique Hobart Hotel?

  A guest recently pondered the question, Luxury Lodge or Boutique Hobart Hotel?   Is The Woodbridge a Luxury Lodge or a Boutique Hotel? Either way he concluded that it is “damn fine accommodation!” We always describe Woodbridge as:”Less an hotel, and more like being given the keys to a friend’s country mansion”. Inclusive of […]

8 Feb

Easter Luxury Escape Hobart surrounds

  For years I watched the series Country House Party on TV, and of course, I am a Downton Abbey tragic. Even Poirot and Ms Marples seem to attend back to back Country House Parties.   The atmosphere at The Woodbridge is always lovely. There is a ‘feel’ to The Woodbridge, and our staff are […]

24 Jan

Best Accommodation Hobart Dark Mofo

  Perhaps the best accommodation for Hobart Dark Mofo is a little out of town. This year The Woodbridge plans a Country House Party for the duration of the festival.   Situated on the Derwent River, The Woodbridge is just 15 minutes from MONA, and 25 minutes from Hobart CBD. It is is ideally situated to […]

24 Dec

Luxury Private Hotel near Hobart

  Our luxury private hotel near Hobart had a rather surprising incident recently. A lady became quite offended that she was not able to wander into the property for a ‘look around’.   We explained that The Woodbridge respects its guests’ right to peaceful, private enjoyment. Therefore Woodbridge is accessible only to in-house guests.   […]

8 Oct

Boutique Tea – Luxury Hotel near Hobart

  Enjoying a boutique tea in a luxury hotel near Hobart may not be why most people come to Tasmania. Yet it is, in many ways, part of the history of Tasmania.   The tea ceremony was part of the typical English colonial history of which Tasmania was a part. And Woodbridge would have seen its […]

26 Sep

Riverside Luxury Accommodation Hobart

  Guests love this riverside luxury accommodation near Hobart. There is something about sitting riverside sipping on a cup of tea, or wine, gazing over the water.   That is what we were doing this afternoon. We call it ‘working’ and that was indeed what we were doing today. We sat there in the late […]

25 Sep

Tasmanian Restoration – luxury hotel in Historic House

  It is not every day that someone reimagines an historic house restoration as a luxury Tasmanian hotel.   Captain Roadknight constructed Woodbridge in the early 1800’s and it was completed in 1825.   To understand the building, one first must understand the building techniques of the time.   Convicts built Woodbridge using handmade low-fired […]

6 Sep

Meet our spirits free drinks menu

  I am always looking for spirits free drinks when I go out. I am always so disappointed. This week I went to a fabulous restaurant, and was delighted to have a choice of 3 alcohol free drinks. Additionally there was the usual soft drink options which all too often are the only alcohol free […]

4 Sep

Come away to a Tasmanian Spring Getaway

11 Aug

Experiential hotel in Tasmania has lots to offer

  Travellers now demand more than mere luxury accommodation. The usual luxury ‘must haves’ are now givens. Now, the stay has to be an experience in its own right. Everything, especially the views, have to be supremely instagramable. And the food and wine must be on trend and socially responsible, as well as delicious.   Every […]