The Henry Jones Art Hotel (from $1640)
Updated: Dec 10, 2022
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The Henry Jones Art Hotel is located on Hobart’s waterfront and is Australia’s first dedicated art hotel. The site in which it is located dates back to 1804 and the former jam factory has been transformed into an enthralling first class hotel designed by award-winning architects, Morris-Nunn & Associates.
The Henry Jones Art Hotel is furnished with over 400 artworks and presents an environment in which people can experience art in a new and more immediate way. It houses 56 rooms and suites all uniquely different and furnished with the hotel’s history and contemporary art as the forefront of each space. The restaurants and bars highlight the best of Tasmania’s fine food and beverage produce for a truly unique experience. Right throughout the property you will be fascinated by the unexpected combination antique and ultra modern in every form.
Hobart Awaits: from $1640 | Five nights | Deluxe spa harbor view room | Historic Port Arthur and Richmond Excursion | Tasman Island Cruise | private transfers, Travel Dates: April 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023.
Each guestroom and suite adorns ultra modern translucent all-glass bathrobes that features a spacious shower, original Tasmanian artworks, and a flat screen LED TV with a DVD player. Deluxe Spa Harbour View Rooms overlook Hobart’s stunning waterfront, framed by views of the city and Mount Wellington. These rooms feature original walls of heritage stone and age-smoothed timber trusses, columns and beams. A feature of these rooms is the lush, European-style stainless steel and translucent glass bathroom, and ultra-indulgent Kohler elliptical spa, which will invoke a state of total relaxation.
Peacock Terrace once formed part of the original home of Jam Factory founders George and Margaret Peacock, and was later Sir Henry Jones’ private residence. The 1823 terrace is now the oldest standing building on ‘Old Wharf’ and houses Tasmania’s earliest spiral staircase. A suite inspired by the history of Hobart’s settlement, the private and tranquil Peacock Terrace offers two elegant bedrooms, sitting room and kitchenette housed over two floors. The artwork selected for the Peacock Terrace interprets and reflects on the settlement of Hobart and the rich culture and history of this city. Your waterfront view frames the original landing site of Hobart’s first European settlers that are now colorful Sullivan’s Cove and the city of Hobart, stretching towards the lush foothills of Mount Wellington. The H Jones Suite is located in what was once the stately boardroom of H.Jones and Co. IXL Jam. Rebuilt in the early 1900s in art nouveau style, the administration offices of Henry Jones’ thriving company were a statement of success, soaring Tasmanian blackwood ceilings and glossy wall paneling, a grand main staircase and sunlight-infused glass skylights. Now, The H Jones Suite welcomes you with quiet elegance and undeniable style. Soak in the ambience of this stunning suite and its collection of original art from your king size bed, or immerse in the Kohler SOK overflowing spa bath.
Amenities include 24 hour reception, concierge desk, porter/bell service, room service, complimentary Wi Fi access, dry cleaning, laundry services, wheelchair access, luggage storage, parking available, complimentary valet parking, and turndown service.
Peacock and Jones is a hidden gem that celebrates the beauty of Tasmanian food. and is tucked away in an old sandstone warehouse on Hobart's iconic waterfront. If you’re passionate about local produce, give them a visit; from your prime position in the open kitchen you’ll see your food as it’s sliced, smell it as it’s seasoned and hear it as it sizzles. Peacock and Jones' menu is constantly changing, because the dishes are driven by what Tasmania grows. Landscape Restaurant & Grill creates an unforgettable dining experience on Hobart's waterfront within the original sandstone and timber fabric of the 1830s IXL building. It is centered upon a selection of premium Tasmanian and Australian steaks as well as seafood of the closest providence, cooked predominantly on the wood-fired Asado Grill. It is a modern, dark space, surrounded by the iconic art of John Glover, with a simple and sophisticated menu. Jam Packed Cafe features a café style menu packed full of Tasmania’s specialties and highlighting the islands regional produce. The IXL Long Bar contains an extensive collection of wine and beer with taste delights and cool sounds.
The I Excel Gym is fully equipped with the latest cardio equipment, weight machines and stretching area. The cardio equipment features interactive displays including built-in iPod integration.
Local attractions include the Peppermint Bay Cruise, Bruny Wildlife Adventure, Port Arthur, Salamanca Market, Coal River Valley Wine Route, Air Walk, and the Maria Island Walk.
There is an art to creating a successful meeting, wedding or event—an alchemy of function, style and service that results in something that is not just successful, but truly memorable. The Henry Jones’ stylish and diverse spaces can be adapted for events ranging from intimate meetings and special occasions to larger-scale seminars and conferences for 100-plus guests. The state-of-the-art facilities, audio visual equipment, dedicated team of hospitality professionals and outstanding event packages, combined with our prime waterfront location, create an unsurpassed event destination.
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