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Villa Howden

Villa Howden

- The essence of the French countryside magically created 15 minutes South of Hobart on the edge of the Huon Trail.

Set on the picturesque and secluded shores, that overlooks North West Bay, Villa Howden boasts five star elegance.

Unique French architecture elements including doors, wrought iron balustrades and shutters open out to lavender filled manicured gardens. The hotel accommodates the most discerning of travellers year-round with its ten luxury suites located throughout the property. The rooms are all unique, in a timeless décor with modern touches (Nespresso machines, Ipod docking stations, luxury amenities), equipped with every comfort and furnished in a French provincial style.

Villa Howden is an ideal base from which to discover the magnificent views from Mount Wellington and all that Hobart and the Huon Valley have to offer.

Guests experience the unique location including behind-the-scenes foodie tours with hands on touring where you get to meet the people behind the products and sample ‘paddock to plate’. The hotel is located on the gateway of the Huon Valley and Huon Trail tourist route which is a stunning scenic self-drive or a leisurely guided experience. Close by Bruny Island offers guests the chance to explore the rugged coastline, delicious Bruny Island cheese shop, fresh oysters plucked from the sea and cool-climate wines, distinctive to this region of Tasmania.

When not out touring the picturesque beauty of the Huon Trail or exploring the exhibitions at MONA, you can relax back and enjoy a beverage at the hotels cosy lounge, piano bar or library.

The property is set on four and a half acres of rural and landscaped gardens with an indoor
heated swimming pool and sprawling green lawns to enjoy complimentary activities such as Patonque and Croquet. For the cooler months the hotel features two exquisite fire-places in the guest lounge and sunroom, the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of wine at the end of a days exploring or simply to unwind and relax with a coffee and book.

To complement the idyllic location the kitchen at Bruni’s Restaurant uses fresh, local and seasonal produce to capture the essence of Tasmania’s culinary landscape with evening meals prepared to match the season with a selection of regional boutique wines paired to complement the food, gourmet picnics and delicious weekend high-teas.

Lovers of boutique hotels will all find themselves blissfully welcome at this peaceful estate. Villa Howden offers true Tasmanian hospitality coupled perfectly with luxurious suites, culinary flair and unique locale experiences.

Indulge in a 2 Night Winter Escape from $799, includes: breakfast daily, a 2-course dinner and more..

For media enquiries please contact Kerry L. Chew; Sales, Marketing and PR, Villa Howden
77 Howden Road, Howden, Tasmania, Australia, 7054
Email: Phone: +61 3 6267 1161 or 0419 621242