Archive for Our Favourite


Hobart, more than any other capital city, offers visitors such a wide range of activities and tours. Below are some of Islington Hotels favourites. Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Australian Tourism Legend Robert Pennicott and his team of passionate local guides have been sharing Tasmania with travellers…

Continue reading →

Our Favourite Restaurants

Looking for the best places to eat in Hobart?
Islington’s concierge team have taken the guesswork out of choosing your dining experience with their list of Hobart favourites.

Continue reading →

Our Favourite Cafes

In need of a quick bite or relaxed lunch?
Here’s a guide through the many cafes, bakeries and delightfully decadent cake shops in Hobart.

Continue reading →

Our favourite wineries around Hobart

Only a 20 minute drive from Hobart are acclaimed vineyards renowned for the quality of their cool-climate wines. Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc are the classic varieties here. Many of the vineyards open their cellar doors for tastings and sales and there are several excellent vineyard restaurants. Here are our top picks.

Continue reading →

Our favourite delicatessens + markets

Hobart is an artisan destination and there are many wonderful provedores, food markets and craft producers within minutes of the hotel door. The quality of these hand-made goods is as exceptional as it is particular to Tasmania.

Continue reading →