If you don't have any issues with setting up shop 6 kilometres away from the city, look into the suburb of New Norfolk. It has 7 available hotels, such as Tynwald - Willow Bend Estate and Woodbridge on the Derwent.
For more options, checkout the Huon Bush Retreats and the Hamlet Downs Country Accommodation. They are located 20 kilometres and 25 kilometres respectively from the main center. Wotif also recommends the Brighton Hotel Motel and the Nierinna Rise. The first is 25 kilometres away from the city, while the second is 30 kilometres away.
The nearby localities of Glenlusk and Mountain River are definitely worth exploring. Glenlusk is 17 kilometres to the east of Glenfern, while Mountain River is 19 kilometres to the southeast. Glenlusk hotels and apartments are the Glenlusk Gardens and Collins Cap Cottage. Mountain River choices are the Crabtree House and Crabtree River Cottages.
If you are into sports and want to see local games, you might choose to visit Tasmanian Hockey Centre, which is situated to the east of Glenfern. Planning to stay close by? The Islington Hotel and The Henry Jones Art Hotel may be just what you're looking for.
Hotels in Glenfern start at AU$116 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.