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Joseph's Cottage West Hobart

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

A beautiful restored cottage for your romantic getaway or your family holiday.

Joseph's Cottage is heritage listed and recorded by the National Trust as being of historical significance. It is in a relaxed setting with spectacular views of Mount Wellington from the rear and the Derwent River at the front. The front verandah is just the place to sit and enjoy a pre dinner drink - watch the sun go down and the city light up. All this and you are only a short 15 minute walk to the centre of Hobart or a two minute drive. The bus stops across the road as well.

Fully self contained with kitchen & laundry facilities as well as conservatory style dining room which is the perfect place to eat breakfast and plan the day.

In winter sip complimentary port by the huge open fire at the end of the day. In summer perhaps a barbeque in the traditional cottage garden would be more appropriate. Listen to the birds and admire the views.


This Georgian cottage has three pretty bedrooms; the master bedroom with queen size bed. There is also a double bedded room and a twin bedded room. The beautiful bathroom has an extra large bathtub with shower, toilet and handbasin. A portacot is also available should this be required for infants.


Joseph's Cottage has two great eateries within two minutes walk. Paesano is a wonderful Italian restaurant that is well established and is very popular with locals and tourist alike. If you don't feel like eating out they also do a roaring takeaway pizza trade. Tell Domenic I sent you! The Lansdowne Cafe is a popular place for breakfast or lunch.

Joseph's Cottage is central to all that Hobart has to offer. Salamanca market, the museum and the wharf are only a 20 minute walk away. Mount Wellington is THE place to take a drive on a clear day. The views of Hobart and the surrounding areas are spectacular.

Joseph's Cottage is just the place to base yourself for day trips out of Hobart as well. Mount Field, Port Arthur, the Huon Valley and Richmond are all an easy day trip away.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in West Hobart, Australia

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Outdoor Grill


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Joseph's Cottage West Hobart
average rating of 3.857143 based on 7 reviews

Poor value

  • 1 of 5

The cottage was not up to the standard of the description. The front gate is broken & the whole house was in need of a good clean & tidy up. The book shelf was overflowing with out of date brochures & newspapers. The oven door was missing the front panel & the inside was thick with grease. The rental is certainly overpriced for the standard of the accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Lovely old cottage in need of some TLC

  • 3 of 5

We stayed here 8 years ago and loved the place. However, the property is now in need of some TLC (front gate has loose palings; back door won't shut unless its locked; power point not working in bathroom). The cleanliness has dropped off as well (mould on shower curtain and walls of bathroom and oven looks like it hasn't been cleaned for years). We particularly stayed here again for the open fireplace, however no firewood was provided.

The property is still a cosy little cottage, just disappointed with its current condition.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


  • 5 of 5

The cottage was ideal for our family holiday, with two adult sons. It is within easy walking distance of the city and local shop and public transport. The view from the front veranda is spectacular. The amenities are fantastic, we especially appreciated the lovely deep bath. It was wonderful to sit around the dining room table in the sun, playing the board games thoughtfully provided. The kitchen contained all the equipment we required to cook, if we stayed in and the owners had supplied some basic foods. We enjoyed staying in an historic cottage with modern facilities such as free wifi.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Stayz
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Great location and character property.

  • 5 of 5

Easy booking and check in. Lovely property with character and a warm fire. Located close to cool Italian restaurant and a supermarket. Park close by for kids. Walk or short drive into town.Toys and portacot provided for children which was greatly appreciated. Enjoyed our stay. Authentic property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Great property and excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay very much. A nice clean and cute cottage close to everything.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Stayz
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old world charm

  • 5 of 5

If you wish modern glass, this is not the place. This is old world worn quirky character. We really enjoyed this old house and its charm. Not for everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Other Activities:

central Hobart


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in West Hobart, Australia


  • For this property:
    ‘Weekend Night’ refers to Friday night and/or Saturday night (per night)
    The ‘Nightly’ rate refers to Sunday night through to Thursday night (per night average)
    The ‘Weekly’ rate is for a full 7 day week
    Rates listed based on 2 guests. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 6 guests

    Optional Costs
    1 night stays: $30 per stay

    * Ask the owner to arrange these

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