Avalon City Retreat
Multi Award winning penthouse apartment in the heart of Hobart
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Avalon City Retreat
Breathtaking views of Salamanca and Hobart's waterfront
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Avalon City Retreat
Luxurious boutique rooftop accommodation in Hobart
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The Experience

Avalon City Retreat is a luxury, modular designed ‘Omnipod’ that is cantilevered off each end of an 1967 architecturally designed office tower – a spectacular sight. Her unique minimalist form houses personally curated, elegant and eclectic interiors. There are two bedrooms with king size custom made beds with deluxe linen, cashmere throws and pillow menus.

The fully equipped kitchen includes Scholtes cooking appliances is a delight to occupy. It offers everything you need to cook up a storm, including Royal Doulton Steelite crockery settings, cutlery, champagne glasses, wine, whiskey glasses for twelve, plus more utensils, pans and platters than you will ever use! Complimentary provisions include an organic tea selection, coffees, sugar, milk, bread, flour, biscuits, rice, potatoes, onions, herbs, salt, pepper, oil, balsamic vinegar and all the practical things you might need need like glad wrap, foil, & baking paper.


Of course, if you’re more in the mood for some special room service Rocky from the Astor Grill will deliver your dinner right to the hotel rooftop. There is a 3.3 m artisan Huon Pine dining table in the living area with generous room for ten. Outside on the evening deck you can cook a barbeque and eat al fresco, rest on the illuminated moon lounge or enjoy some wet stargazing from the outdoor craftsman built Huon pine bath. There are stars in the sky, boats on the water and artwork from all over the place – Italy, Tasmania and Italy and yes, Italy.

There is a comfy feet up leather Arthur G couch and a modest TV – it isn’t big because we are not bogans nor do we have enough money to buy the B & O extravaganza. Avalon City Retreat is built for sharing, quiet noise, celebrations, contemplating, dreaming, cuddling and fun. This soothing sanctuary is an oasis, a memorable escape from ‘the circus’.

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The Accommodation

  • Two bedrooms sleeping up to four people in custom made king size beds with luxurious jersey knit linen
  • Ensuite bathrooms, fluffy towels, gowns, slippers, hair dryers, GHD tongs
  • Custom made Avalon toiletry range crafted with locally sourced Tasmanian Pepper berry and Lemon Myrtle essential oils
  • Full breakfast, including free range eggs, bacon, sausages, tomatoes, muesli, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice, Nespresso coffee and serious tea selection
  • A very special complimentary French dessert with a Tasmanian twist!
  • Full kitchen with gas stovetop, oven, microwave, fridge & freezer
  • A minibar of Tassie cheese, wine, beer & single malt whiskey
  • Complimentary WIFI, IPad, Apple TV and Sonos music system
  • A beautiful outdoor Huon pine bath under the stars
  • A combination washing machine and dryer, iron & ironing board
  • Two undercover car parking spaces & two push bikes with helmets
  • Gas BBQ on the deck and an al fresco dining table seating 10

Tariffs & Bookings

Check In Time

A smiling host will arrive to check you in at 3.00pm. Earlier check in may be arranged depending on the departure time of previous guests. Housekeepers may still be on the site until 2.00pm.


Check Out Time

Check out on departure morning is 11am, so you can have a little bit of a sleep in.  Please note: We request a minimum 3 night stay long weekends and 4 nights over Easter thank you.


2015 Rates

$680 per night Monday to Thursday and $780 per night Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  The tariff is for use the entire property (up to 4 guests) and includes breakfast provisions. Please check our booking site for current tariffs because sometimes we have specials.


  • What an amazing experience to stay in the Omni Pod which has to be the coolest place in Hobart to stay. From the minute we walked in we knew we were staying in the perfect space for us. The views over the harbour and up to Mt Wellington were spectacular!! However it was the comfort and thought of the hosts that made the place such a memorable experience. from the basket of fresh goodies to the super comfy beds the retreat was a great get away from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne!! Of course there was the ultra special and unique outdoor bath, what a hoot! Can't wait to come back

    FEUTA2 - via TripAdvisor
    FEUTA2 - via TripAdvisorHappy Guest
  • I loved my stay at Avalon City Retreat. The penthouse apartment is beautiful and it was an amazing feeling to be right in the middle of the city yet secluded from the hustle and bustle. Every detail had been taken care of for us - there was nothing we needed that wasn't there. The views are amazing - almost 360 degree. And the bed really was the most comfortable bed I have slept in - ever! I would highly recommend Avalon to anyone looking for somewhere a bit different to stay while they explore Hobart. I've lived in Hobart all my life but this was seeing Hobart a way I never have before.

    JANEM - via TripAdvisor
    JANEM - via TripAdvisor
  • If you want to spoil yourself for a few days then this is the place to do it ! From the moment you step through the front door til the moment you leave (sadly), luxury prevails ! The views are spectacular, and it's hard to leave the incredibly comfortable beds. The fridge was stocked with a welcome basket of goodies- fresh fruits, yoghurt , bacon, eggs, chocolates , cheeses etcetera etcetera. The outdoor bath is the perfect place to enjoy a bottle of bubbles watching the sun go. Perfection!

    SUE D- via TripAdvisor
    SUE D- via TripAdvisor
  • From the minute you walk in you know that it is going to be a good holiday. This view is incredible, but the interior is even better. From nights spent drinking Tasmanian wine in the outdoor pine bath to cooking up a lovely seafood dinner in the state of the art kitchen. We looked forward to coming 'home' after each day and didn't want to leave in the morning.

    EMILYLAURA2015 - via TripAdvisor
    EMILYLAURA2015 - via TripAdvisor
  • Amazing, amazing and amazing! You really couldn't ask for a better spot to stay while in Hobart. The "Pod" was an amazing (I will stop using that word) place to stay - beautifully fitted out with great views and a quick walk to anywhere you wanted to go really. We would definitely stay there again should we visit Hobart in the future - highly recommended from start to finish and thank you to the lovely staff!!!

    PEACHESNGINGER - via TripAdvisor
    PEACHESNGINGER - via TripAdvisor

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