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“Clean rooms but noisy for business travellers”

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Wrest Point Motor Inn
Ranked #40 of 47 Hotels in Hobart
Reviewed 27 November 2008

I have stayed at Wrest Point on a number of occasions while on business and thought it best to finally write up a review! I would like to make clear that when traveling on business my organisation chooses where I stay in Tasmania. I can choose where I would like to stay for business outside of Tasmania.

I had one night at the mountain side room. Check in was quick and efficient.

The room itself was clean and I would class as 3 star. It is adequately appointed with the mod cons one needs for a stay. It has a table and chairs, and my room even had an extra single bed. If you are after luxury (or a view) you will need to book a room in the Tower.

Since I was there on business with an early morning to follow, I made sure that all the amenities were available for the morning before I went to sleep. A hairdryer was not available so I rang to have one delivered to my room. While waiting, I realised that I could smell smoke in my room, and on opening my door to the corridor, it was very obvious that guests were smoking in this non-smoking hotel. When my hairdryer arrived, I mentioned this to the staff member who admitted, yes someone was smoking in a non-smoking hotel and then left! I did expect to have something done about this.

The room, bed, linens and so on are fine for a very well corporate priced business stay. However, the level of noise in the building may turn off business travelers. I could hear all noise from the corridor and the rooms next door. I did not have a very restful night which is so essential for me.

Breakfast was included in my stay and the staff at the Coffee Shop upon greeting me were not friendly. I am always a supporter of my home state of Tasmania and the tourism industry here, but when greeted in the morning with "room number?" instead of "good morning" I can see how tourists would leave this beautiful island with negative comments.

The food itself was ok, but I then had to prompt the staff to find out exactly what I was allowed to eat as part of the continental breakfast package!

Checkout was fast and efficient. If I had a choice of where to stay in the Sandy Bay area, I would personally opt for a B&B along Sandy Bay road over this accommodation (and the B&Bs are a similar price). Without a choice, it is a good room but noise can be a problem.

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled on business
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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Wrest Point Motor Inn

Address: 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia (Formerly Comfort Inn)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Casino Hotel in Hobart
Price Range: £145 - £145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Motor Inn consists of comfortably appointed 3.5 star rooms. All rooms are furnished with a flat screen television featuring Foxtel channels and in-house TV channels, single and double beds, Tasmanian timber furnishings and a mini-bar. As with all rooms, complimentary morning paper and parking is provided ... more   less 
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Wrest Point Motor Inn Hobart, Tasmania

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