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The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Indulge in Australia’s first and only dedicated Art Hotel. Tasmania’s capital, Hobart, is Australia’s smallest and most historic capital city. It has an extraordinary blend of nature, culture and history and the Henry Jones Art Hotel is part of Tasmania's heritage.  Standing on the Hobart waterfront a row of historic warehouses dating from the 1820’s and a former jam factory have been transformed into an enthralling first class hotel. The Hotel is itself a work of art and is furnished with 250 original and contemporary artworks presented by leading and emerging Tasmanian artists. Voted ‘Best Hotel in the World for Ambience and Design’ Gold List 2007 by world renowned Conde Nast Traveller the Henry Jones Art Hotel presents itself as an awe inspiring incentive offering.  Most of the 56 luxury accommodation rooms have harbour and water views. 

The Henry Jones Art Hotel is the perfect location for on site themed dinners and events.  Venues include a harbourside restaurant, a majestic function room, the Jones & Co. Room that retains stunning original timber work and the rich history of a past era and for more intimate gatherings the beautiful Art Installation Suite with its own private art gallery is the perfect setting for private dining.  At three storeys high, the IXL Atrium comprises of 780 pieces of glass tensioned by stainless steel cable and supported by a Tasmanian Oak frame, it is one of the largest glass atriums of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.

Hobart is rich in maritime culture, your program can include a harbour cruise aboard a luxurious high speed catamaran, a dine around at the restaurants located on Constitution Dock, a private tour of the Maritime museum.  Historic Salamanca Place is within walking distance and here you can see world-class painters, glassmakers, jewellers, wood workers and potters inspired by their exceptional surroundings.

Tasmania is an island made for incentive travel.   It has a rich colonial heritage to discover, exclusive to the destination experiences to explore and delicious local produce to sample.  Hobart has an abundance of activities and experiences,  heritage and culture,  wildlife and wilderness to include in your itinerary.  The roads are good, distances are short and there are frequent daily flights to and from mainland Australia.   Hobart is a one hour direct flight from Melbourne, less than two hours from Sydney and three from Brisbane.