The Cottage

2/23 Swan Street,
North Hobart
TAS 7000

1300 653 322

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"The Cottage" in Swan Street is only a few minutes' walk from the heart of North Hobart's vibrant café and restaurant strip. It provides spectacular views of Hobart, and the lovely garden, from the upstairs balcony. Built in 1876, this quaint and cosy, heritage-listed conjoined unit is ideal for couples. Its central location makes it a convenient base from which to see Hobart and its surrounds.

  • Two-bedroom unit sleeping up to five people
  • Double bedroom upstairs (with an additional single bed) - Please note that this room is up a very steep flight of stairs 
  • Queen bedroom downstairs
  • Juliette balcony off the upstairs bedroom with expansive views of Hobart and over the delightful garden
  • Cosy lounge area with a separate, light-filled sunroom
  • Fully equipped kitchenette with full size oven and bar fridge
  • Fully equipped compact bathroom with laundry facilities
  • Walk to the end of the street for a variety of cafés and restaurants
  • Only a few minutes' drive from Hobart's CBD.

More information

  • All linen, including towels provided
  • Undercover parking for one vehicle
  • Check-in from 2pm
  • Check-out by 10am 
  • A standard booking at The Cottage between the end of December and the end of March is seven nights, starting on a Friday. The good news is that outside of these times, any booking can be made, with a three-night minimum. For assistance, please call or email us.


As a destination itself or as a base from which to explore the south of Tasmania, Hobart is a great place to stay. History buffs will be drawn to the Female Factory and the Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site, all rich in convict lore. Richmond, just 30 minutes from Hobart, is steeped in history. It has the oldest bridge in Australia, the oldest gaol, and the oldest remaining Catholic church, St John's.

For something more adventurous, try kayaking at Kettering, half-an-hour south of Hobart, or continue on south to the Tahune AirWalk and walk among the treetops. A further 90 minutes' drive will take you to Hastings Caves and the thermal pool. If you enjoy bushwalking, there is a wide variety of walks; in fact there are too many to list. Some of the best walks can be found in Mt Field National Park and Tasman National Park near Port Arthur.

No trip to Hobart is complete without sampling the Salamanca markets, held every Saturday, although it is best to get in early to avoid the crowds. The shops and cafés around Salamanca and Battery Point are also worth a look for Tasmanian artefacts.

What guests are saying

"We really like the location of this property. Would definitely stay again. The accommodation is great and the price is right."

"Perfect position close to eateries, lovely view of the harbour from the garden deck. Great place to use as a base for sightseeing. Ample space inside and everything you need is provided."

"It's as quaint as it looks."

"It reminded me of being in Europe. Very handy to restaurants and the city."

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