In an area fast becoming known as the heart of Tasmania's cultural life and celebrated for the award-winning Salamanca Market, is the perfectly located Somerset on Salamanca, a non-smoking residence.
Near your residence are rows of sandstone buildings and former warehouses, many of which are tastefully redesigned and converted into cafes, offices, art galleries and tourist shops.
Every Saturday, roads leading to Salamanca Place are closed for the Salamanca Market, where local traders sell everything from fresh locally grown produce to unique Tasmanian arts and crafts, and buskers provide street entertainment.
Wander around the city centre, only minutes away, and take in the classic colonial architecture of buildings such as Parliament House. Visit the Theatre Royal, the oldest theatre in Australia as well as Anglesea Barracks, the oldest military establishment still used by the Army, which is open for the public.
In addition to the wide spectrum of facilities and services at Somerset on Salamanca, you have access to the serviced offices and function and conference centre at Somerset on the Pier. Only minutes away from your residence, the 24-hour reception team is ready to respond to your queries and assist you with your requests.
At your residence, the housekeepers maintain the high standards of hygiene and neatness, serving you diligently six days a week. Take advantage of our dry-cleaning and laundry service, as well as the restaurant delivery service from the nearby restaurants and cafes and continue living the life of comfort you are accustomed to.
Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania, Australia, is situated on the shores of the River Derwent. Its urban centre is located alongside a deep water port dotted with historic buildings. Hobart's Constitution Dock has the finest seafood restaurants and is the destination port for the world famous 'Sydney to Hobart' yacht race.
Close to the city, and within Hobart's magnificent and exciting waterfront, Somerset on Salamanca is your ideal residence for a lifestyle of comfort and convenience.
Hobart Metro runs bus services within the Hobart area with most buses terminating near the main post office on Elizabeth Street and also in Macquarie Street and Franklin Square. Bus information is available from the Metroshop inside the General Post Office on Elizabeth Street.
There is also a ferry service that offers transport to a number of sights around Hobart working on a hop on hop off basis. The Wrest Point Wanderer travels between 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The most economic way to get around Hobart's city centre is on foot! As most attractions and destinations are within close proximity to each other, they are easily accessible by foot. Taxis or self drive transport are options when you have less time or wish to travel further from the city. There is an excellent bus service in the city that connects all the places of interest.
The Airporter Shuttle Bus provides regular service to the city and major hotels.