4.7 out of 5

"Upon booking we received confirmation of our "twin room" with a queen and a double bed. Upon arriving we were given a single room with an enormous bat ... " More

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Hotel Description

Fountainside Hotel puts you in the heart of Hobart, within a 20-minute stroll of popular places like Salamanca Market and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

All 49 rooms feature plasma TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and hairdryers. Fridges and room service make in-room dining convenient. Irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are also available.

Dining room is open for breakfast and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is available. There's also limited parking, along with the convenience of an area shuttle.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Hobart Central Business District motel, attractions include Cascade Brewery and Mount Nelson Lookout.

Standard King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$119 per night

Superior Studio Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Four Bedroom Apartment - 8

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Villa, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Four Bedroom Apartment - 2

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Fountainside Hotel ratings based on 750 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Fountainside Hotel

Everyone (440) Business (6) Couples (212) Family (90)
4 out of 5
Excellent location, really handy to the city and Salamanca. It is good to have a restaurant attached to the hotel with a good menu. We have stayed here many times, this is the first time the room was not as clean as usual.

Posted by on 5 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5
Great location and free parking. Easy access to all Hobart has to offer. Close to Constitution dock

Posted by on 4 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5
It was in a very convenient location. Friendly staff with clean room.

Posted by , from Burnie on 25 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5
Best hotel I've stayed at in Hobart. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Spacious room with extremely comfortable beds. Buffet breakfast for $11.80 per person was amazing. Will be back

Posted by , from Burnie on 20 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5
Good location and a nice comfortable place to stay.

Posted by , from Perth, W.A. on 20 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5
Great place to stay. Room was clean and comfortable. Friendly staff. Short walk into town. Yummy, cheap cooked breakfast.

Posted by , from Launceston, Tas on 18 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5
Fantastic hotel and so close to all at Hobart..their meals were so reasonable..I would highly recommend this hotel

Posted by on 17 Nov 2018

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Nov 2018

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Fountainside Hotel also features tour or ticket assistance, on-site laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Hobart motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 49 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.) (18 km / 11.2 mi)
  • Train station: Tasmanian Transport Museum Station (8.5 km / 5.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Fountainside Hotel offers 49 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Hobart motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily.

Fountainside Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per night.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 11.80 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fountainside Hotel Hobart
  • Fountainside Hotel
  • Fountainside Hobart
  • Fountainside
  • Fountainside Hotel Hobart, Tasmania

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.