A stay in this reimagined 5-star hotel set in one of Australia’s oldest historic homes will transport you back to the 1800s.
Woodbridge is the preeminent historic luxury accommodation in Tasmania, offering personalised boutique accommodation near Hobart in a superbly restored, 1825 convict-built riverfront mansion, Tasmania’s only accredited 5 Star hotel.
A seamless blend of grand history and modern amenity, Woodbridge welcomes guests with its relaxed charm and easy comfort. Described by a guest as “like being given the keys to a friend’s country mansion", Woodbridge is less a hotel, and more an experience of warm country hospitality.
At Woodbridge you will step back in time, return to a gentler pace, breathe! Do as much or as little as you wish in an easy rhythm of yesteryear, where activity and relaxation is interspersed with the most social of all activities – food and wine.
Once referred to as ‘The Grand Old Dame by the River’, Woodbridge boasts 39 rooms, but hosts a maximum of only 16 guests in only 8 suites and rooms, so your privacy and peaceful enjoyment is assured.
Woodbridge offers you the choice of Bed & Breakfast and Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packages. Please be aware that Dinner service may not be available without prior reservation.
The Three Bridges is the Platinum Spa Suite
This suite has a Sunroom overlooking the river adjoining the Living Room with open fireplace, a king bed in a spacious Bedroom with a second open fireplace, a whirlpool tub in the Bathroom, and private access from the Sunroom to the front Garden Terraces. This suite is at the end of a private corridor with 5 steps, no rooms above or below. Maximum 2 persons.
The Alloway Banks is the Terrace Spa Suite
This suite opens from the bedroom onto the Garden Terrace with sun lounges. It has a large bedroom with a king bed, a whirlpool tub in the Bathroom, an open fireplace in the Living Room. It is on the lower ‘terrace’ floor, and is accessed by 15 stairs to the lower corridor. Maximum 2 persons.
|Premier Queen Room is a large room with fireplace, large bathroom with bath/shower combination. Maximum 2 persons.|
|Luxury Room Luxury ‘Easy Access’ Room is equivalently elegant with easy access close to the main entrance of The Mansion, and a very open plan bathroom with wide shower. Maximum 2 persons.|
King / Twin RoomTerrace Room is down 15 steps on the lower ‘Terrace’ level corridor. It has a Queen bed and an open fireplace, the bathroom has a Shower/bath. This is a slightly smaller room but it has a Garden Terrace. Maximum 2 persons.
|Tower Room is 15 steps up into the ‘Tower’. It has no rooms beside or above, and is very private. This is a large room with a Queen bed and an open fireplace, the bathroom has a Shower/bath. Maximum 2 persons.|
King / Twin Room King Room is the Arches Room, down 15 steps on the lower ‘Terrace’ level corridor. This large Room houses ‘arches’, hence the name of the room. It is a private room, tucked away at the end of the lower corridor. It has a King bed, a large open shower bathroom, and access to the Garden Terrace. There is no fireplace in The Arches. Maximum 2 persons.
This room converts to a Twin Share Room, easily accommodating two King Single beds.
Dining at Woodbridge
Dining is set in the colonial splendour of The Pavilion and is always a delightful experience.
The Pavilion is not an open to the public a la carte restaurant. It is a private dining room and reservations are essential. Please be aware the dining may not be available without a prior reservation.
The style is relaxed and unpretentious, but our service is personal and complete. Chefs Celia and Liam offer great Menus which feature feature local fresh fruits and vegetables in season.
Locally crafted Wines & Beers: Guests tell us that they enjoy being introduced to local wines, many of which are unfamiliar to them. The Valley has a number of excellent boutique vineyards, and our Wine Cellar (formerly the Convict Lockup) contains a fine choice of these wines, and boasts some of the last reserves of highly acclaimed Stefano Lubiana vintages. Our beers and ales are also locally brewed, using the heritage hops for which our Valley is famous.
The Pavilion Club
In response to requests from Tasmanian residents wishing to dine at Woodbridge, The Pavilion Club was created in 2011. For information and Applications for Membership Pavilion Club.
You will find Woodbridge’s luxury accommodation is ideally situated in the centre of the Derwent Valley, 25 minutes to Hobart CBD and 40 minutes to the Airport.