Villa Howden, Tasmania
|77 Howden Road, 7054, Howden, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA.|
Description: Villa HowdenVilla Howden offers comfortable luxury accommodation as a prestigious boutique hotel near Hobart in Tasmania, Australia. Located on the edge of the Huon Valley tourist route on the tranquil shores of the North West Bay, Villa Howden is an ideal base to discover the magnificent views from Mount Wellington and all that Hobart and the Huon Valley have to offer. The modern services and facilities and the landscaped gardens of the estate make Villa Howden perfect for business and leisure travelers alike.
The conference centre with its own bar and private deck overlooking the bay is ideal for cocktail parties, board meetings, product launches and seminars. Have a quiet drink in the Piano Bar or guest lounge. Relax with a bottle of sparkling on the deck while playing a game of croquet. The friendly team takes pride in offering outstanding service and attention to detail in a location second to none.
Villa Howden features a range of 10 beautiful suites, each beautifully decorated with luxurious furnishings and antiques. The elegant Water View and Villa suites seamlessly blend with the breathtaking natural scenery. The Tower suite is a welcoming, unique retreat with panoramic views across the North West Bay.
Type of rooms: Villa HowdenAll 10 rooms are individually appointed with beautiful designer furnishings, ensuite bathrooms with marble vanities and generous amenities including i-pod dock, Nespresso machine, complimentary in-suite bar and Australian made Serendipity hotel cosmetics. Views of the grounds are romantic and secluded.
Tower Suite: The rooms on the upper level of the building have extensive views of the North West Bay and grounds. With antique king size French bed, this suite enjoys a spacious and light-filled interior with a luxurious bathroom including a claw foot bath.
2 Water View Suites: French doors and private balcony with extensive panoramic views across the North West Bay and the grounds.
Villa Suites: open onto courtyard or grounds, most with French doors and private balcony.
Additional information: Villa Howden
Dining: Enjoy a memorable Tasmanian dining experience. They source the freshest local produce on a daily basis from local farms and fishermen to create a delicious seasonal menu. The piano bar adjoining the dining room offers an enticing selection of classic cocktails and local and imported wines, or the sun room provides the opportunity for a more intimate dining experience or a relaxing escape in the comfortable sofas. Currently, breakfast at Villa Howden is for in house guests only.
High Tea: Saturday and Sunday from 2pm until 4pm, guests can relax in the luxurious surrounds of the Estate, enjoying Traditional High Tea with friends and family on the deck, on the terrace surrounded by beautiful gardens, in the restaurant listening to The baby grand piano or on a picnic rug in the landscaped gardens. Traditional High Tea consists of a three tier stand with fresh ribbon sandwiches on the bottom, a middle plate of cakes and pastries and then a top tier of scones, jam and cream. Freshly brewed tea and freshly ground plunger coffee is included. Premium Tasmanian sparkling and other beverages are available for purchase. Villa Howden can cater Traditional High Tea for special occasions.
Special Events & Weddings: Perfect for exclusive board meetings, product launches, conferences and private events. Whether you require personal or corporate facilities, the versatile function rooms and surroundings include 10 distinctive suites, ample off street parking, a choice of function rooms each with their own bar and adjoining terrace, together with many comfortable break out areas and an in-door heated salt water swimming pool. Excellent cuisine, fine wines and first class service from the Sales and Catering Teams will assist you in creating a successful and truly memorable function. For intimate gatherings when smaller secluded facilities are required, Villa Howden provides a flexible and private venue for confidential meetings.
The perfect venue for an intimate wedding ceremony and reception, Villa Howden offers an experience of romance and beauty, dedicated to making your dream wedding day into a fairytale reality. The tall arched windows of the dining conservatory also make it a popular venue for wedding and other special occasions.
Villa Howden can also cater Traditional High Tea for special occasions; a birthday, an anniversary, baby shower or hen?s afternoon with family and friends.
Please contact directly for further information on facilities, capacity and menu options.
Exclusive use: The entire facilities including accommodation can be booked for exclusive use - minimum one night stay.
Reception hours: 8am to 6pm
Activities: Villa Howden has an extensive range of onsite activities that can be adapted. Relax in front of the lounge fireplace or in the light filled sunroom to enjoy a quiet drink with friends.
Internet: With complimentary broadband internet access, the library is the perfect spot for reading, writing, or a wide selection of board games.
For music lovers, The Piano Bar offers an upbeat atmosphere to enjoy a delicious cocktail and the sounds of visiting artists.
Swimming: A large indoor heated pool occupies its own building with full-length windows opening onto the courtyards and overlooking the bay.
Outdoors: 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 the Villa Howden telescope. For those wanting to enjoy the estate at a slower pace, the terraces and courtyards offer peaceful spots to relax and enjoy a drink, soak up some sun, dine or simply enjoy the views.
Children: Child age is from 2-12 years old. People under 18 years old must share a room with a parent or caretaker, over 18 years old. Babysitters: 24 hrs notice required.
Before booking, verify the current costs, prices and policies (deposit, cancellation fees for each rate, etc.) as the hotel may charge the guest accordingly. Travel insurance that covers cancellation fees is recommended.
Number of rooms: 10
Official category: 5 star (self-rated).
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1970/2012.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: No smoking inside or within 4 metres of the building.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX.
How to get here:
By car: Head south on the southern outlet from Hobart in the direction of Kingston. Continue on the Channel Highway towards Margate. Take the first left turn past the North West Bay Golf Course (Howden Road). The Villa Howden Hotel is situated 700 metres along on the right hand side.
Airport Shuttle Service: 48 hrs notice required.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 0' 33.97'' S 147° 16' 46.23'' E
Nearest airport: Hobart International (HBA - 30 km