Our Recommendations

Street Eat @ Franko

If you’re looking for all Tasmanian produce and live music in a casual setting- Street Eats @Franko is the place for you. This hyperactive night market spreads itself across the beautiful inner- city park of Franklin Square, just a block up from the Hotel.
This is a family friendly space offering funky tunes, food carts and craft beverage stalls. Grab yourself a spot on the grass and sit back and enjoy the atmosphere - every Friday evening.

Hobart Theatre Royal

Hobart’s Theatre Royal is a historic performing arts venue and is the oldest continually operating theatre in Australia. The theatre hosts a variety of comedy, musical and drama performances throughout the year. Conveniently located 2 minutes’ walk from the Hotel, take a look at what’s on this season.


Rektango is a live music event held every Friday evening in the Salamanca courtyards. It has become a Hobart institution for knocks offs and family gatherings in a casual space, perfect for catch ups and a bit of dancing.

The music performances are rotated weekly with genres of funk, reggae, soul, blues, rock and contemporary.

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Established in 1948 and declared a Tasmanian icon, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is a local favourite. The company does a fantastic job of curating a wide variety of shows throughout the year ranging from classical performances to pop culture and movie scores. It’s forged links with other institutions like the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) to show case collaborations with artists such as Paul Kelly. There are shows appealing for all ages and tastes; you can see what shows are coming up here.