Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of West Hobart

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West Hobart. This welcoming and romantic city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. Salamanca Market and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around West Hobart

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Hobart a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Moorilla Estate (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (9.4 mi / 15 km)
  • Stefano Lubiana Wines (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Hobart

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, West Hobart is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Caldew Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Franklin Square (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Brooke Street Pier (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Hobart

Fly into Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around West Hobart?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 309 vacation rentals near West Hobart. From 141 Houses to 109 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Hobart for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Hobart?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Hobart. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Caldew Park: 426 vacation rentals
  • Salamanca Place: 427 vacation rentals
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Church: 426 vacation rentals
  • 146 ArtSpace: 427 vacation rentals
  • Oyster Cove Marina: 441 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Hobart listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Hobart?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 141 Houses in West Hobart. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Hobart include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 109 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Hobart?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in West Hobart. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.