Altamont House is an upmarket boutique accommodation situated on the city fringe of Hobart, owned and run by the Fox family, who pride themselves on offering a welcoming and unique experience in one of Hobart's most beautiful and historic homes.
Altamont Houses caters for singles, couples, families and small groups.
THE LUXURY ROOM (for singles and couples)
Ideally suited for the busy executive or couples, the Luxury Room is Altamont House's signature suite. The Luxury Room features a queen size bed, accompanied by contemporary bed side lamps. A modern writing desk is complemented by a Hans Wegner designed wishbone chair. A french reading chair and stool, stylish built in wardrobes complete the room.
THE CLASSIC ROOM (for 1 or 2 additional guests)
The Classic Room feature timeless antique furniture including writing desk and chair, a full length mirror and a personal dresser. Please request if this room is required.
If travelling with young children we are able to offer at no additional cost a portacot, high chair and a selection of toys.
Altamont House comfortably accommodates 4. Both bedrooms are spacious with queen size beds. There is also space for a fold away bed for either an additional child or adult.
The bathroom is a luxurious experience in a converted old coal storage room. Sandstone walls reflected by soft lighting create a relaxing atmosphere as you soak your cares away in the free standing tub.
In addition there is a spacious lounge/dining area with a 40 inch flat screen tv, dvd player ( a selection of DVD's are provided) A wood heater is available to keep you warm in winter or for instant heat there is a reverse cycle air conditioner.
A continental breakfast is supplied and re stocked as required. Breakfast includes sourdough bread, homemade jam and spreads, a selection of cereals, yoghurt, juice, seasonal fruit along with coffee and a variety of teas.
Although the accommodation does not have a kitchen there is a kettle, toaster, microwave and bar fridge along with a Nespresso coffee machine. You will find there are many restaurants and cafes close by for you to discover, quite a few of which are within walking distance
Another thing to note is If you choose to stay for 3 nights or longer you will receive a complimentary bottle of premium Tasmanian wine.
You also have access to your own private verandah which enjoys an abundance of sunlight, a perfect place to enjoy breakfast.
About Altamont House
Altamont House constructed in 1854, is a three storey colonial house constructed primarily in sandstone. The house is currently heritage listed.
The top two storeys are occupied by your hosts, the Fox Family. We will be present but not imposing.
We understand that it is your holiday and are more than happy to answer any questions and assist you at anytime. You may prefer your privacy so we leave the level of interaction up to you.
The ground storey with separate access and separate parking facilities has been converted into luxury boutique accommodation.
Altamont House is conveniently located 15 minutes walking distance from the CBD, 20 minutes walking distance to the Hobart Waterfront and Historic Salamanca precinct, 10 minutes from the North Hobart restaurant strip and twenty minutes drive from the Hobart Airport.
It is also ideally placed as a starting point for day car trips to Mount Wellington, the Huon Valley or historic Richmond and of course MONA.
A 2 night minimum stay is preferred but we will consider a one night stay Sunday - Thursday. Please contact us to enquire
Please note infants under 3 years may stay free of charge in either the luxury suite or the classic room. A port-a-cot and high chair for young children is available if required at no additional cost.
A foldaway bed suitable for adults and older children is available for use in either the Luxury Suite or Classic Room. Please contact owners if this is required
# Bookings of 3 nights or more will receive a complimentary bottle of premium Tasmanian wine to enjoy.
# A long stay rate (10% discount off the standard tariff) is available for stays of 8 nights or more.
All rates are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax.
All rooms are non-smoking.
This is not a pet friendly property.
Check in time of 2:00 pm and check out time of 10:00 am. (Different times are available on request, subject to requirements)