9 luxe Airbnbs in Hobart to discover in your Tasmanian splendour

From quaint cottages to converted barns.

A gastronome’s and art lover’s delight, Hobart is a destination for the curious.

A dynamic city boasting the cultural likes of the MONA, fresh seafood offerings and feats of the natural world, it’s one to circle on your map.

While hosting an impressive catalogue of Tasmanian hotels, if you’re after a more secluded stay in Hobart, an Airbnb could be the accommodation to book.

From quaint cottages to converted barns, we’ve curated an edit of some of the best Hobart Airbnbs to rest your head after a long day of hiking or gallery hopping.

Our top picks for Airbnbs in Hobart 2024

Luxe Airbnb with Hobart views

(Credit: Seaview via Airbnb.)


Location: Glebe
Sleeps: Six guests

Hidden in the centre of Hobart lies Seaview – a renovated federation home with a thoughtful extension inspired by Japanese architecture. Share a tipple of Tasmanian whisky by the woodfire or rug up with a book on one of the wooden verandas before taking a bath with a view.

Luxe Airbnbs in West Hobart

(Credit: Slow Beam.)

Slow Beam

Location: West Hobart
Sleeps: Two guests

Built from the ground up in 2019, Slow Beam is a conceptual stay in West Hobart that was awarded the Best Designed Stay in the 2021 Airbnb Awards. Offering views of the river, city and bush from every window, this is an architecturally designed home that connects modern elegance with the rugged.

(Credit: Summerhill via Airbnb.)


Location: West Hobart
Sleeps: Nine guests

Positioned on a cliff with awestriking views of untouched bush in one direction and Hobart in the other, is the three-storey oasis Summerhill. Featuring a gourmet kitchen for entertaining, a bounty of art and native bushland to explore, this West Hobart stay is ideal for a group getaway.

Luxe Airbnbs in Hobart CBD

(Credit: The Barn via Airbnb.)

The Barn

Location: Hobart CBD
Sleeps: Two guests

In the Hobart CBD, just minutes away from the historic precincts of Salamanca and Battery Point, lies this recently renovated late 1820s converted barn. Richly textured, the original sandstone walls, timber shingled roof and wooden beams remain to contrast with the contemporary kitchen and bathroom.

(Credit: An inner city sanctuary via Airbnb.)

An inner city sanctuary

Location: Hobart CBD
Sleeps: Four guests

Once a notorious pub then a private school building, this circa 1828 sandstone and brick terrace has a couple of renaissances in its time. Located in the heart of Hobart with a galley kitchen, private courtyard and timber accents, this is a city stay with character.

Luxe Airbnb in Sandy Bay

Waterfront home with pool and beach access

Location: Sandy Bar
Sleeps: Eight guests

On the edge of the Derwent River lies this waterfront home designed by award-winning local architect Maria Gigney. Boasting private foreshore access, three spacious levels, a plunge pool and a yoga space, this Sandy Bay stay is one of true luxury.

Luxe Airbnb in Old Hobart

(Credit: Lumière Lodge via Airbnb.)

Lumière Lodge

Location: West Hobart
Sleeps: Six guests

With a clawed foot bath, fireplace, antique stained glass windows and wild garden, this West Hobart Airbnb is nothing short of a Romanticist’s dream. Also featuring a traditional English kitchen, grand chandeliers and a sunny courtyard, this 1800s cottage makes for a charming Tasmanian retreat.

Luxe Airbnb in Battery Point

Fusilier Cottage

Location: Battery Point
Sleeps: Six guests

Fusilier is an 1838 bluestone and sandstone cottage with a contemporary architect-designed extension right in the historic heart of Hobart. Featuring a wood-panelled dining room, underfloor heating and a wood fire, it’s a cosy retreat any time of the year.

Luxe warehouse Airbnb in Hobart

(Credit: Warehouse apartment via Airbnb.)

Warehouse apartment

Location: Hobart
Sleeps: Six guests

Converted from a 1950s Hydro substation, this four-level warehouse-style apartment is just minutes from the wharf and boasts an open living plan with high ceilings. A contemporary space for the modern traveller.

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