Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Islington Hotel was built in Regency style in 1847, and it was one of the first houses built in this exclusive part of Hobart. Once a stately home and now an 11-room luxury urban lodge, the Islington provides a gracious and elegant retreat amid a charming and tranquil setting, including views of Mount Wellington. Find relaxing spaces inside the library, the conservatory and the morning or rose rooms. Meander corridors filled with art and antiques. Each guest room reflects an eclectic mix of a rich Tasmanian history coupled with contemporary elements, including a distinctive design flourish that celebrates one of the many early Tasmanians who provided inspiration for the hotel. Rooms are resplendent with imported fabrics, fine antiques, en suite bathrooms and king-size Islington Angel beds, which are handmade for the hotel by A H Beard, the oldest bedding manufacturers in Australia. Rooms include an iPad with complimentary Wi-Fi. The on-site restaurant features seasonal, local organic ingredients on a changing menu.