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Hampden At Battery Point Apartments
Ranked #17 of 55 Speciality Lodging in Hobart
Reviewed 3 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment and it had everything we needed, was super quiet didn't hear any neighbors and windows were double glazed. Great location close to everything and convient basement carpark. Only thing was the rangehood didn't do much for extracting smells from the kitchen and our dishwasher didn't wash things at all. But it was otherwise clean and well equipped. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed: February 2014
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RedAwnings, General Manager at Hampden At Battery Point Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Dear WA Family,

Thank you for your great review of Hampden at Battery Point Apartments. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for letting us know about the extractor and dishwasher - we will have maintenance look at these as it's the first time this has occurred to my knowledge.

It's great that you mention that you will stay with us again - thank you! We do look forward to welcoming you back to Hampden Rd and until then, happy travels.

Kind regards,

Kat and the Red Awnings team

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

Two couples, two rooms, booked two nights, extended for a third. Close to Salamanca, waterfront, Hobart CBS. Great secure undercover, off street parking included . Parked the motorbikes and went walking! Great for a base for short trips. Apartment very comfortable, everything you need, comfortable beds, spacious. Only downside was the washer/dryer was difficult to use .. Cleaner got the washer working for us .. We coldnt work out the dryer but this wasn't a huge problem and definitely wouldn't deter us from coming back. Highly recommended. Oh, and we thought the rate was very reasonable for the location.

Room Tip: Courtyards a open to the street so if you want privacy choose the rear apartments
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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3  Thank Gillian B
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RedAwnings, General Manager at Hampden At Battery Point Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Dear Gillian,

Thank you for your lovely review of Hampden at Battery Point Apartments. It was great to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We do have a great location, right in Battery Point with a fabulous short cut through to Salamanca. Sorry that you had issues with the washing machine and dryer. We do always have staff on hand to assist with any issues and are always happy to help. I'm glad our housekeeping team were able to get the machine going for you.

Thank you again for taking the time to share your impressions of Hampden at Battery Point with the TripAdvisor community and we do look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Until then, happy travels.

Kind regards,

Kat and the Red Awnings team

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We booked in for two nights after finding this place on the internet, and thought that the location would be good, which it was. It is only minutes to Salamanca Place and within walking distance to some of the great restaurants and eateries in the Hobart waterfront district. An added bonus is the secure off-street parling, which is very handy, particularly around Battery Point, where parking is scarce. Whilst I never had any face to face contact with any of the staff or management, the communications I did have via phone and email were excellent, and they couldn't have been more helpful.

Upon arrival, we found that the units were two storey, with the living and kitchen areas upstairs and the bedroom and bathroom down a very narrow angled staircase, which presented a problem for me due to back and knee problems, especially when carrying luggage. I couldn't find mention of the two storey design on their website, so I think this needs to be addressed. The unit was well-equipped with a reasonable view of the waterfront and the large cruise ship which was there at the time.

We did however, have a few issues, firstly, the shower hose leading to the hand-held shower head was broken and leaking profusely, causing a lack in water pressure to the shower head which rendered it virtually useless. I acknowledge that this is not something that would be checked unless management were told about it, and they assured me that it would be repaired once a replacement hose was obtained. The shower also has a large shower rose overhead, so it was still possible of course to enjoy a nice hot shower.

The biggest issue we had was the lack of cleanliness in the unit. Downstairs, virtually every horizontal surface had a layer of dust, the carpet was in need of a thorough vacuum, the TV remote in the bedroom was filthy, and there were other small issues that were generally disappointing. One of the A/C units was damaged and rattled, and both were very dirty with cobwebs above them. The upstairs unit had clumps of dust hanging off the filter vents, and both were musty when operating. I rang and asked for them to be cleaned, ands when we returned, we found that they were apparently given a cursory wipe-over, with the cobwebs and dust still visible, only the large clumps were gone. As I said, this was very disappointing, but I have since been assured that these items will be addressed. It is a sad footnote nowadays that I cannot remember when we have stayed somewhere and there have NOT been cleaning issues. A sign of the times, I guess.

I would recommend Hampden at Battery Point Apartments for the location, friendly and helpful management, and general facilities, just ensure that your room has been properly cleaned.

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Room Tip: Upstairs give a better view, stairs can be a problem.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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RedAwnings, General Manager at Hampden At Battery Point Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2014

Dear Kaywol,

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions of Hampden at Battery Point Apartments following your recent stay with us in late January. It's great that you found our location ideal and well equipped with secure parking. Our self contained apartments don't have a reception, however we are just a phone call away with staff on site during the day. We are actually based at another of our properties just 300m away, so we are always able to come and assist if required.

Thank you for your comments regarding the level of cleanliness in the apartment. I was really surprised and disappointed to read this, and would like to assure you that it is certainly not to our usual standards. For this there is no excuse, and I do sincerely apologise and this is something we have addressed as a priority. We do really value all feedback from our guests, as it is such an important way to ensure we are providing the best possible products and services.

Thank you again for your review, and we do hope to welcome you back to Hampden at Battery Point again.

Kind regards,

Kat and the Red Awnings Team

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Reviewed 10 December 2013

Just spent a night here and it was fantastic...............when we come back to Hobart we will come back here as the location is fantastic.
We stayed in room 105.
No need for a car unless you want to do some long distance trips, but it has secure parking included which is a bonus as most of the major hotels charge a fee.
Well equipped kitchen and clean room didnt need to use the washing machine but it has one.
Very close to some of the top cafes and resturants in the area
Loved it!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Deanne D
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RedAwnings, General Manager at Hampden At Battery Point Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Dear Southerngirl1962,

What a lovely review; thank you! I'm so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Hampden at Battery Point. Yes, I absolutely agree - our location is fantastic, right on the fringe of historic Battery Point but only a few minutes walk into the famous Salamanca area.

It was great to see you found our apartments well equipped and clean. Our team takes great pride in servicing the apartments.

Thank you again for taking the time to share your impressions with the TripAdvisor community and we do hope to welcome you again soon.

Best regards,

Kat and the Hampden at Battery Point Team

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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Firstly stayed 2 nights and a week later because of the great location and value we booked another 4 nights. For a couple it is perfect and the best huge bed, large bathroom. Good kitchen and dining area with very comfortable sofas and flat screen TV. Only 250m downhill to Salamanca where there is a very good variety of eateries or bars, also Princes Wharf and Constitution Dock is walking distance with a great selection of seafood eateries to suit all budgets.

Room Tip: There is no pool or fitness centre, There is so much to do in and around Hobart you won't miss t...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Ledly
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RedAwnings, General Manager at Hampden At Battery Point Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Dear Ledly,

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions of Hampden at Battery Point Apartments following your recent stay with us. It was wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, we are very lucky with our fantastic location on the fringe of historic Battery Point. I'm pleased that you found our apartments well equipped and comfortable.

We really do appreciate all feedback that we receive from our guests as it allows us to continually upgrade our products and service. Thank you again for your lovely review and we do hope to welcome you to Hampden at Battery Point again soon.

Kind regards,

Kat and the Hampden Rd Team

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Reviewed 3 November 2013

Great location. Clean rooms. Leave at least 4 hours to wash your clothes. Hopeless machine. Need padding under ironing board cover. Ironing on metal! Close to pubs and restuarants and the Salamanca markets. Needs some upkeep but otherwise good.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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2  Thank Flosskins
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RedAwnings, General Manager at Hampden At Battery Point Apartments, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2014

Dear Flosskins,

Thank you for your review of Hampden at Battery Point apartments. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the apartment very clean. I have passed on your comments regarding the ironing board padding to the housekeeping department - thank you for bringing this to our attention.

We do really value all feedback from our guests, and I thank you again for taking the time to share your impressions of Hampden at Battery Point with the TripAdvisor community. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again.

Kind regards,

Kat and the Red Awnings Team

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Reviewed 31 October 2013

Stayed for 3 nights and was so pleased with the apartment. It was split level with lounge and kitchen when you enter the apartment and bedroom and bathroom downstairs. Even had breakfast on the sunny balcony in the morning. A short walk (5 mins) to Salamanca market and best of all secured parking too! Room was of good standard and clean, shower was great, and had everything you could need while on holiday. Very reasonable rates too. Have recommended these apartments to anyone I know travelling to Hobart. I hope to return one day too.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Address: 123 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 55 Speciality Lodging in Hobart
Price Range: £86 - £183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hampden At Battery Point Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hampden at Battery Point Apartments a Red Awnings Boutique Hotels and Apartments PropertyHampeden at Battery Point Apartments are nestled in Hobart’s premier suburb, Battery Point, hidden away from the main city streets. The apartments are within five minutes’ walk of the renowned Salamanca Markets, the first class restaurants of Battery Point and only ten minutes’ walk from the center of the city! All 16 one bedroom apartments come fully equipped with cooking facilities, flat screen televisions in the lounge and the bedroom, modern bathroom facilities and Broadband Internet and for your comfort Split Heating and Cooling systems in the Bedroom and the Lounge area;sSpacious floor space and separate bedroom and lounge room area’s ensure privacy with your choice of either balcony or courtyard apartments with outdoor settings and undercover secure car parking. An easy 5 minute walk from your Apartment and you arrive at Hobart's Historic Battery Point; take a journey through time as you soak up the atmosphere of this Historic village, continue along the narrow streets that wind themselves down towards the water front and Salamanca, where you will find art galleries, restaurants, cafes, shops and bars. All this right on your doorstep!Or take a left turn from your apartments for a leisurely stroll along Sandy bay road through St David's park and along Davey Street onto Murray Street soaking up Hobart's most stunning display of heritage architecture into the Hobart Central business district.Hampden At Battery Point Apartments really are the very best location to base yourself and discover Hobart! ... more   less 
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