Standing on Hobart’s waterfront, a row of historic warehouses dating back from the early 1820s and a former IXL jam factory have been transformed into an enthralling first-class hotel, dedicated to showcasing the work of Tasmania’s finest visual and performing artists. Designed by award-winning architects, the hotel is itself a work of art. You will be fascinated by the unexpected combination of the antique and the ultra modern. Most suites have opening windows and close harbour views while others overlook the stunning glass atrium and reveal glimpses of the old jam factory interior.
All suites feature air conditioning, original furnishings, special trapeze lighting, a lavish king size bed with exotic covers and ottomans. In the H.Jones, Peacock, and Oriental suites you will discover the rich legacy of the trade between Van Diemen’s Land and the East. Suites are luxuriously equipped with European-style stainless steel and translucent glass bathrooms, complemented by magnificent sandstone walls. Guest rooms and public spaces exhibit original artworks that are available for purchase, and a catalogue is provided at reception. The Henry Jones experience is exotic, lavish and tailored to exceed your individual requirements.
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The hotel is Australia’s first dedicated art hotel. We exhibit original contemporary artworks by emerging and established Tasmanian artists. This isn’t your typical hotel art, but handpicked for its authenticity and sense of place. Some pieces may challenge, others delight. And most of the works are for sale!
This hotel is in a fantastic location, great for exploring the neighbourhood.
YOU WILL FIND…
- one standard room with accessible bathroom, request this when booking
- access to the courtyard
- lift access
FACILITIES FOUND HERE
- 24-hour reception
- Porter/bell service
- The Jam Packed Café
- The IXL Long Bar
- Landscape Restaurant & Grill
- Peacock and Jones
- In-room dining
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Conference and meeting facilities
- The I Excel Gym
- Dry cleaning and laundry service
- Self-service laundry facilities
- Wheelchair access
- Luggage storage
- A choice of street or on-site undercover parking
- Complimentary valet parking
- Turndown service