77 Howden Road
Howden Tasmania 7054
Telephone +61 3 6267 1161 stay@villahowden.com.au

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Villa Howden Tourism Awards Finalist 2016



Best Boutique Hotel

Villa Howden is definitely the best boutique hotel in Hobart, and we aren’t the only ones saying it


“Such a lovely place in such a beautiful part of the world” – 20/8/12

“We had such a wonderful stay for our 29th wedding anniversary, it was more than we expected. As soon as we arrived we were made to feel very special and warmly welcomed. Thank you Brian, Frankie and the rest of the great members that make Villa Howden so beautiful. We want to share our memories of this place with our friends but would also like to keep Villa Howden as our own special place.” – Chris and Elayne 28/8/12

“Thank you for taking us back to the South of France! We enjoyed our stay, your warm, friendly staff and the beautiful ambiance of Villa Howden. We will be back for more pampering. Thank you again” – Deb and Tony 1/9/12

“What a beautiful place!! We had a superb High Tea with exceptional service and food. We will be back and will spread the word of how lovely Villa Howden truly is. Thank you so much”

“Very swish, enjoyed it thoroughly” – Meg

“Terrific service from Lauren and Frankie”

“Thanks so much for a wonderful stay it was amazing!!! The hospitality was impeccable !!! What a place, we will come again. Breakfast fantastic” – Vicki and Rob Knott 18/9/12

“Thank you! What a wonderful hotel. We had a very relaxing night!” – Lisa and Gareth 21/9/12

“Beautiful property and great service, thank you” – Lauren and Michael Angel 23/9/12

“A brilliant stay with wonderful service, food and staff. Friendly service even to our little toddler guest! Made a lovely experience here, BIG thanks” – Marion, Kyoko, Shingen 29/9/12

“Thank you for such a wonderful and extravagant High tea. What a beautiful place to sit ans consume such great food. Francine is a great cheerful and delightful hostess.” – Sonia and Paula

“Thank you for the most memorable honeymoon. A stunning place and a lovely time. Perfect attention to detail and fabulous staff and food.” – The Rennisons 8/10/12

“Danni, Frankie and Brian – Thank you for your easy hospitality and professionalism. We are in love with the Villa and breathtaking views – the attention to detail is unforgettable” – Kim and Alicia 8/10/12

“Brian, Terry, Adrian and the Girls, thank you for a wonderful stay. We truly felt welcome and made to feel at home. Enjoyed all the meals and trip advice. We had a very memorable 40th Wedding Anniversary.” – Janet and Garry Haensel

“What an incredible way to see some of the best of Tasmania than (stay at) Villa Howden. We had a ball!” – Ian and Linda Swain, Swain Travel

“Thank you for the most wonderful couple of days – the standards befit the name :-)” – Linda & Richard Howden, Lakes Entrance Vic

“Thank you Villa Howden. Thank you Julie & Brian. Fabulous service.” – Robert and Jasmine, Melbourne

“Thank you Brian and team for a wonderful stay. We were very well looked after and Villa Howden is magnificent. A perfect birthday weekend.” – Geoff and Phillipa Thomas, Melbourne 29/10/12

“What a way to finish our 10 day Tassie holiday! We left the best to last. The staff were exceptional on all levels and the food was amazing. Thank you, Thank you Thank you.” Naomi and Ron

“Extremely lovely staff who make the whole experience one to remember.. An exquisite setting and exceptional quality of food and beverages.” Robert and Jody N.S.W 17/11/2012

“Your attention to detail is exceptional! Thank you for a wonderful stay, we are looking forward to returning.” Louis and Belinda N.S.W 01/12/2012

“This is truly a warm cosy place to stay for the christmas holidays. Happy christmas and a wonderful new year.” 26/12/2012

“Tuscany in Tassie who would have thought! DeSanctis family 02/01/2013

Complaints- The breakfast too large, staff too helpful, Villa Howden location too perfect, rooms too beautiful, now we will have to come back seriously life can be so hard! Thank you.” Rebecca and John QLD

“Bliss! Worth a detour… from anywhere! Great work Brian and the Team, we’ll be back again… and again.. best wishes for 2013.” Ian Parmener and Ann Dewar

“This place is unbelievable. Wonderful venue, great people, out of this world service. Shout out to Frankie, Julie and Emily for their energy and awesomeness! Thank you for everything Brian.” Kris, Rod and Bev U.S.A

“WOW- what an awesome place this is! We are so privilaged to have held our wedding here. All of the staff were amazing. Service was brilliant, the food was devine. we could not have asked for a more perfect wedding day. Thank you so much we will see you on our anniversary.” Sim and Alex 12/01/2013

” Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. Such a shame we could’nt stay longer! Next time!” Dave and Jess 25/01/2013

“Thank you for the most wonderful memories, such an exquisite property, sweet staff, marvelous food – We will be back!”

“Brian, Julie and Frankie, Thank you for making this trip such a wonderful experience.” The Sparklers Florida

“A beautiful piece of Europe at our doorstep. Breath taking!” 18/02/2013

“Many thanks from Tiger Airways flight attendants for having us on such short notice.” 23/02/2013

“To Brian and the wondeful, happy staff at Villa Howden, Thank you for wonderful stay. The ambience of the property is magnificent – so thoughtfully done. Well done to Val and the team. Kindest regards.” Mary and Peter 08/03/2013

“We had an absolutly fantastic stay. The staff were fantastic, starting with the welcome on arrival to turning down the bed. The food was outstanding.” Peter and Dee 10/03/2013

“Wonderful stay. Perfect in every way! Many thanks”

“A year later and it is still as wonderful as the first time!” 7/04/2013

“A lovely relaxing stay, enjoying Tassie for the first time since our honeymoon 36 years agao! A beautiful experience.” The Schuberts Mt Martha 11/04/2013

“Wow. Extraordinary. I will certainly recommend Villa Howden to a few people (not too many as secrets like this are sometimes best kept.) Many thanks.”14/04/2013

“Wonderful place. Excellent food. Superb service. Very friendly staff. After one month round trip in Australia, Villa Howden is our favourite place! It has been a pleasure. The Ole’s Denmark 17/04/2013

“Your warmth, care snd attention have made our stay at beautiful Villa Howden a very special experience. Look forward to seeing you again, take care of “chutney bear”. Warmest wishes” Dotti and Bob Dundas VIC

” what an amazing first experience in Tassie! Thank you all for making my stay one I will never forget. The team at Villa Howden rocks! Can not wait to come back. NYC, USA 18/04/2013

“Thank you for looking after us so well. Villa Howden is a must!”