Destination guide

The friendly area of New Town awaits your stay

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in New Town. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and coffee shops. Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Salamanca Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around New Town

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that New Town has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Moorilla Estate (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Palmara Vineyard (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of New Town

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, New Town is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Subantarctic Plant House (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Caldew Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Franklin Square (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around New Town

Fly into Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near New Town?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 305 holiday rentals near New Town. From 129 Houses to 109 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Town for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Town?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in New Town. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tasmanian Hockey Centre: 426 holiday rentals
  • Runnymede: 427 holiday rentals
  • Salamanca Place: 432 holiday rentals
  • Craigow Vineyard: 406 holiday rentals
  • Pooley Wines: 377 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Town listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Town?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 129 Houses in New Town. Our other popular types of New Town holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 109 holiday houses
  • Villas: 6 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 23 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Town?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in New Town. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.