Hobart Neighbourhood and Shopping Guide
Explore Best Spots Near Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
Spend your Saturday at the iconic Salamanca Market, just minutes away from our hotel. With over 300 stallholders taking over historic Salamanca Place, it's a must-visit event for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy Tasmania's finest local produce, craft stalls, artists, and live music, all in one vibrant setting. After an exciting day at the market, return to the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart for 24/7 room service, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a delicious buffet breakfast to start your day right.
Farm Gate Market
Hobart’s Farm Gate Market has become a local’s ritual activity to do on a weekend. With stalls selling coffee, cheese, pastries, local meats, cut flowers, with street entertainers and children’s activities too, it’s got something that people of all ages are sure to enjoy.
One section is dedicated to delicious local food vans, and with live music entertaining you, you’ll get a great little taste of Tassie. Located at 104 Bathurst Street Hobart, The Farm Gate Market is held every Sunday morning 8.30am – 1.00pm and just 10-15 minutes walking distance from our Hotel.
Explore the wonders of Australia's largest privately-owned museum, MONA. This extraordinary artistic space will captivate you with its unique exhibits, library, dining options, vineyard, live music, and fully stocked bars. A visit to MONA guarantees hours of entertainment, even on rainy days. The museum is just a 15-minute drive from our hotel, or you can hop on a ferry across the road from Brooke Street Pier.
Port Arthur Historic Site
Immerse yourself in history at the Port Arthur Historic Site, one of Australia's most significant convict sites. Only a 90-minute drive from the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, this tourist attraction is a must-visit for first-time visitors to Tasmania. Wander through the stunning grounds and gardens, and if you're feeling brave, join the chilling Ghost Tour for a spine-tingling experience.
Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery (TMAG)
Discover one of Australia's oldest museums, TMAG, located just across the road from our hotel. Enjoy free admission to explore the extensive collection of historic, indigenous, cultural, and modern artifacts. Engage in interactive experiences for the whole family, and don't forget to browse the gift shop for souvenirs or stop by the café for a delightful lunch.
Bruny Island Cruises
Embark on a unique experience with Pennicott Wilderness Journeys. These half-day cruises allow you to witness the rugged coastline, impressive rock formations, and local wildlife, including birds, dolphins, and seals. Choose from six different cruise experiences, each showcasing the beauty of Bruny Island and the Tasman Peninsula.
Kunanyi /Mount Wellington
For adventure seekers, a trip to Mount Wellington (kunanyi) is a must! A short drive from our hotel will take you to a wilderness of bushland and breathtaking scenery. Hike along the Organ Pipes Circuit or drive up to the rocky summit for spectacular views of Hobart. Depending on the season, you might even get to play in the snow. Remember to pack warm clothing and your camera for this unforgettable experience.
Richmond & Coal River Valley
Only a 20-minute drive from the Hotel, explore the historic town of Richmond in the heart of the Coal River Valley. Marvel at Australia's oldest bridge and discover a range of wineries, including Frogmore Creek, Pooley Wines, and Puddleduck Vineyard. Join a day trip or wine tour that can pick you up from our hotel, making it convenient to experience the charm and beauty of this popular region.