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Macquarie House - Queen Room 12

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Located in the centre of Hobart, this historically significant property has been beautifully renovated back to a 12-bedroom guest accommodation.
Situated less than 5 minutes walk from Salamanca's waterfront precinct, Macquarie House provides guests access to shared bathrooms, kitchen & dining facilities, and common lounge room.
Rooms include high quality bedding, with towels and linen provided. Free NBN speed Wi-Fi is included, as well as access to coin-operated laundry facility.

The space

Macquarie House is of major heritage significance, and one of the oldest surviving buildings in Tasmania. The property is on the Tasmanian Heritage Register, noted as one of the first two brick buildings ever constructed in Hobart. Birch's House first became known as Macquarie House after Governor Lachlan Macquarie stayed there between April and June 1820. The very name of the building ‘Macquarie House' is a recognition of the fact that Dr. TW Birch was favoured by Macquarie.

In 1824, the property was converted to a hotel for the first time, and in 1842 the hotel converted to a boarding house (including the additions of coach house and stables). In 2015, it was renovated back to accommodation, and reinvigorating the name 'Macquarie House' - not the stables, but newly renovated guest rooms!

Guest access

Guests have access to the communal kitchen, bathrooms, lounge room and laundry. There is also a restaurant on the ground floor (Fico Bistro & Vino).

Interaction with guests

The owner resides off site, however management are available during business hours at 'Elali House’ front office of 151 Davey Street, and contactable after hours.

Other things to note

Key collection by appointment on site at Macquarie House (151 Macquarie Street – Fico Bistro & Vino is on the ground floor).
Rooms are ready by 2pm, with early bag drop and late check in also available by arrangement.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 4 (Shared bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Lockbox

Family/Kid Friendly
Wireless Internet

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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 2PM

1. Each guest at the property is to respect the rights and privacy of all other guests.
2. The conduct of visitors to the property is the responsibility of the guest being visited.
3. Visitors / additional guests are NOT permitted to stay at the property without prior permission.
4. Smoking of any cigarettes, cigars, or any other device is PROHIBITED in any of the guest rooms and communal areas. Smokers are required to smoke outside the premises only.
5. Fire exists MUST NOT be left open (except in case of emergency).
6. Cooking on the kitchen stove MUST NOT be left unattended.
7. Cooking is NOT permitted in rooms.
8. It is the responsibility of all guests to keep the communal areas clean and rubbish free.
9. Use of the washing machine/dryer & vacuum cleaner is NOT permitted after 10pm and before 8am.
10. Guests must ensure all exterior entrances & exits to the property (gates & doors) are shut & locked at all times.

These House Rules are provided to help make the premises a safe and enjoyable place for all guests to stay.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

1 night minimum stay

49 Reviews

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Jessi User Profile
June 2017
Simple no frills base located in the CBD of Hobart. Christian was kind and easy to communicate with. The shared style of accommodation worked well. The bathrooms and kitchen were functional with crockery and towels provided. Great value for money. Will come back if I am in Hobart again.

Netty&Sime User Profile
June 2017
Great location, fab communication and help, & will be back. Only feedback would be how about a towel rack in bedrooms?

Lachie User Profile
June 2017
Great location and the room was really warm

Tony User Profile
May 2017
Excellent location - pretty small bedroom but well furnished and dressed. Shower in shared bathroom needs a really good clean. Otherwise a lovely stay.

Veronica User Profile
May 2017
Christians place was fantastic! Great value for money and local. Very quiet and relaxing. Hardly no noise at all. Christian was a great host, very helpful and we would stay here again for sure. A great experience for our first Airbnb booking. Too easy! Thank you Christian :)

Fiona User Profile
April 2017
Convenient accommodation without a car.

Raphael User Profile
April 2017
The house is located perfectly for short visits to Hobart. The waterfront and the Salamanca Market are very close.

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Christian User Profile

Elali House is a team of well travelled Tasmanian entrepreneurs, who are excited to show you the place we call home. We thrive to provide a quality experience and safe property for all guests.

We encourage you to explore Hobart and the wonders Tasmania has to offer. You will have your own secure space, but we won't be too far away if you need us to help you.

General Manager - Elali House & Apartments

Languages: English, العربية
Response rate: 99%
Response time: within an hour

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