Downtown Comfort at the Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie
The refurbished Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie in Hobart, Tasmania anchors a wonderful visit to a port city at the base of beautiful Mount Wellington, a destination trip to an island boasting cosmopolitan comfort and vast open park lands with beautiful vistas making a visit of any length a memory for a lifetime. The affordable rates sweeten the holiday.
The new modern look of the ten story hotel and contemporary furnishings create a style of sophistication and downtown worldliness. Amenities in the room are complete with 32 LCD TVs, kitchenettes, mini-bars and wireless internet, while a restaurant, parking garage, laundry and dry-cleaning are conveniently on the premises.
Enthusiastic about the land they call home, the staff of the Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie is pleased to share information about the surrounding sites and the services to reach and enjoy them. Tours are plentiful, both as charters fort tour groups and conferences and individually.
Just a short walk away, one reaches the inner harbor and Battery Point, the old city port where convicts in the 19th century caught first glimpse of their new land. A maritime museum provides historical information on the ships so vital to a country over the centuries surrounded by the vast sea.
In another direction from the Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie, walking will bring one to shops, restaurants and entertainment around the Salamanca Market. On Saturdays between 8:30 AM and 3 PM, merchants convene to sell their home-grown and produced wares such as organic fruits and vegetables, crafts and flowers. The architecture is soft sandstone buildings more than 150 years old, dressed with ornate iron-works. The art galleries elegantly frame al fresco diners in the warm evening light.
Hobart has a thriving arts community crowned by the Salamanca Arts Centre. The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery on Maquerie Street teaches about modern life and culture. A short cruise upriver provides a unique experience to begin a tour of the already world famous MONA, redefining both art and 'museuming', and is just 15mins from downtown.
Dominated by the famous Mount Wellington over-looking the city, a day trip from the Hobart Macquarie to the mountaintop provides a s view of stunning view of the entire Derwent Valley, Port Arthur and the ocean stretching forever away. The Wellington Park features other beautiful landmarks such as Sleeping Beauty and Collins Bonnet.
Tours are also easy from the Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie to the world-famous Cadbury Chocolate factory for delectable sweet tastes. The Cascade Brewery features local ales to sample while walking through their Woodstock Garden. Wine and beers are equal at the Moorilla winery just 15 miles away.
The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens offer a variety of plants from sub-Antartic to ornate Japanese gardens. A ride through The Zoodoo, a wildlife park, will find as varied a mix of Tasmanian Devil, kangaroo and Koalas.
Life in Tasmania is vibrant for sophisticated travelers; picturesque and serene for those wanting to get away for romance or seclusion. Regardless of purpose, the Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie is the convenient and affordable place to stay.