Hobart & South

Rydges Hobart

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Rydges Hobart offers five well-appointed meeting rooms with natural light that can comfortably cater for up to 120 delegates with free Wi-Fi.  The hotel is perfectly suited for both day and residential conference packages and offers a selection of pre-function and break-out spaces.

Our Edwardian Room is ideal for larger meetings & events showcasing an abundance of natural light while our Federation Room providing a sense of beauty and elegance for lunches or dinners. The Lewis Room is ideal for board meetings or small events with our Braille Library providing two connecting rooms providing privacy and modern conference facilities.

Here are a few of the amenities you and your attendees will enjoy when you book with us:

Flexible space with various options for setup

Complimentary parking

Event catering available

Pads, pens and ice water on tables

Natural light

Free Wi-Fi access

Standard AV with additional audio and visual equipment and presentation aids available upon request

Packages suited to each individual event with a dedicated event coordinator

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Lewis Room 304015302130
Federation 609035803040
Edwardian Room 80120451204050


The recently renovated Hobart Accommodation, Rydges Hobart combines modern comforts and stylish interiors of a boutique hotel. The renovation includes all 64 guest rooms and suites, reception, public areas and the dining and bar areas complete with warming fires so that you can enjoy a home away from home.

Rydges Hobart boasts heritage listed buildings and unique accommodation capturing the essence of historic Hobart. Experience the warm and friendly staff at our North Hobart hotel as you take advantage of modern comforts and thoughtful amenities throughout. Luxurious guest rooms are well-equipped with flat-screen TVs and free WI-FI, plus cosy Rydges Dream Beds with crisp, white linen will have you sleeping soundly and waking fully refreshed ready to explore. Because you comfort is so important to us.

You can also enjoy the experience of dining at the adjoined 1898 Restaurant & Bar. A comfortable but stylish bar area with fire and outdoor garden courtyard. During the day, 1898 Bar is the perfect place to wind down before heading back to you room. At night, the area transitions into a trendy bar lounge with local beer, wine and spirits aplenty.

This Hobart accommodation is conveniently located just 2km from the Central Business District. Hobart is a city of fun, festivals and entertainment, from classical to contemporary, from pub bands to opera. The below list is just a taste of what our beautiful home has to offer.

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Eat & Drink

Tasmania is renowned for its culinary pleasures and Rydges’ Hobart Restaurant 1898 Bar & Dining is no exception. Set within the heritage-listed main building, the restaurant is the perfect place to unwind and experience an authentic showcase of the best fresh, local and seasonal produce of Tasmania. With a dining area boasting views of the city skyline and a bar area with fire and outdoor garden courtyard, 1898 serves up a stylish, unpretentious, yet utterly delicious experience for all the senses.