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

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Hotel in Hobart & Surrounds

Things to do & see from this hotel in Hobart & surrounds

Villa Howden has an extensive range of onsite activities that can be adapted to make your stay both memorable and to exceed your expectations.

Guests are invited to relax in front of the lounge fireplace or in the light filled sunroom to enjoy a quiet drink with friends. With complimentary broadband internet access, the library is the perfect spot for reading, writing,  or challenging your partner to a wide selection of board games. For music lovers, our Piano Bar offers an upbeat atmosphere to enjoy a delicious cocktail and the sounds of visiting artists.

A large indoor heated pool occupies its own building with full-length windows opening onto the courtyards and overlooking the bay. The expansive outdoor terrace which can also be enclosed and heated provides an alternative outdoor dining facility with superb views across the courtyard and private gardens.

Villa Howden’s landscaped gardens are the perfect backdrop for the gentle art of petanque, lawn croquet or star gazing at night through Villa Howden’s telescope. For those wanting to enjoy this hotel in Hobart and the estate at a slower pace, the terraces and courtyards offer peaceful spots to relax and enjoy a drink, soak up some sun, dine, the best high tea or simply enjoy the views.

Activities

Villa Howden is located on the edge of the Huon Valley tourist route, making it the ideal place to base yourself for southern Tasmanian exploring. Guests travelling on this route can visit wineries and taste cheeses, fruits, berries all in abundance along the Huon Trail. The ferry to Bruny Island is 15 minutes from Villa Howden and visitors can venture further south, travelling to the southernmost point of any Australian state or visit underground caves, pristine waterways or the dramatic peaks of the Hartz Mountains. Close to main attractions of Port Arthur, Salamanca Market, Air Walk and Mount Wellington.

Golf

The Kingston Beach Golf club have an 18 hole course that can challenge the professionals and also provide relaxation for social golfers with its  picturesque mountain and water views.   Beginners to golf can be given expert instruction from Professional golfer Brett Johns as well as hire of golf clubs and carts (limited number).
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 Polo

Brookfield Polo is minutes from Villa Howden with their mission to encourage new participants to the ancient sport of polo.  They maintain a full size playing field and a string of school ponies available to members and anyone wishing to buy a polo lesson.  Click here for more information.

Wineries

Tasmania is not only one of Australia’s premier wine districts but one of the world’s most exciting with sparkling wines to rival the Champagne region in France.  Read more in gourmet travellers Wine- Great Wine Drives: Tasmania. The Hobart area has numerous vinyards with most offering cellar door tastings.  For a guided day tour of some of the regions best wineries  please see the Apple Isle Wine Tours website by clicking here