Unbelievable hotels: Waterfront Retreat
Stay in a luxury mansion just outside of Hobart’s CBD for a secluded time in nature at this 5-star and award-winning Airbnb waterfront retreat.
Hotel name: Waterfront Retreat
Where: Old Beach, Hobart
What’s unique about this property:
This holiday property was ranked by Qantas Travel in 2016 as Tasmania’s best new unique 5-star luxury retreat. Here you’ll find Tasmania’s only two-sided waterfront property and it’s also the largest holiday home in the state, capable of accommodating 16+ guests.
The 280° views you’ll get from this secluded property that is still close to the Hobart CBD are incredible. It has floor-to-ceiling windows and five wrap-around verandas showcasing the water and mountains.
This $5 million dollar property is an award-winning architectural mansion. There are seven bedrooms, a cinema room, indoor and outdoor dining, sundecks and the mansion’s overall design gives you the feeling that you’re floating over water.
What is there to do in the area:
Although this stunning mansion is secluded, it’s not far from a bundle of entertainment. Hobart CBD is only a 15-minute drive away where you can go golfing, visit the zoo, see a chocolate factory, explore an oyster farm and more.
The Coal River Wine Region and the historic town of Richmond are only a 15-minute drive away. Mount Field National Park, a brewery tour, Bruny Island and Mount Wellington are all under 30 minutes away by car.
What do other people say:
On Airbnb this incredible property has received 5-stars across the board for cleanliness, location, value and more.
Many guests talk about how great the home is for families and about the breathtaking views. One guest even went so far to say “guarantee there’s no home better than this one.”
Majority of previous guests highly recommend staying here and say that it surpassed their expectations.