Woodbridge on the Derwent

Woodbridge on the Derwent offers unique, luxury riverfront accommodation
Woodbridge on the Derwent, Bridge Street, New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
Rates from $576
  
  

Woodbridge on the Derwent Details 

Overview

Experience one of Australia's oldest and most historic houses. Woodbridge on the Derwent offers unique, luxury riverfront accommodation, steeped in history and defined by gracious hospitality. Woodbridge is Tasmania's only Small Luxury Hotel of the World, Tasmania's only accredited 5 Star Hotel, and was listed as one of Australia's Top 10 Luxury Hotels by Business Review Magazine.
Woodbridge on the Derwent is a boutique Heritage-listed historic hotel with 8 luxury accommodations. All are in the original Mansion and have river views. Each room has its own unique character, seamlessly blending 200 year old blackwood floors and original multi-pane windows with modern furniture and amenity. Upstairs has higher ceilings, and downstairs has lower ceilings and stonewalled corridors. Woodbridge is not set up to accommodate babies and young children, but 'young adults' will feel right at home. Rooms and Suites accommodate a maximum of 2 persons. Woodbridge values its staff, and in line with OHS guidelines, staff are not permitted to carry luggage in excess of 20kilograms. Please be aware that Woodbridge is a Heritage-listed building and there are no lifts.
Capt Roadknight Queen Room - Easy Access
31 sq m - Named after Capt. Roadknight, the first Constable of the fledgling colony and the original builder of Woodbridge in 1825, this Room is on the Entry Level. It has easy access from the main entrance, and a very open plan bathroom with wide shower, which makes it an ideal choice for guests with mobility constraints. It is a lovely bright, spacious room with high ceilings and tall windows, and looks down onto the Garden Terrace and river. It features an original wardrobe with wooden hooks. The Roadnight combines well with The Three Bridges, The Sarah Schaw or The Sharland nearby for groups or families. Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Lindley Queen Room - Terrace
30 sq m - Named after the second owner of Woodbridge, this lovely hexagonal room is in the central Tower, down 15 steps on the lower level with the charm of stone walls and lower ceilings. The Lindley was originally a carriage entrance and has an arched internal doorway and a large arched window behind the bed. It opens into a Wisteria Pergola Terrace overlooking the river. The Lindley combines well with The Arches or The Alloway Banks nearby, for groups or families. Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Academy Queen Room
36 sq m - The Academy celebrates Woodbridge’s time as a Young Gentlemen’s Academy. This Room is on the Entry Level but has 2 well worn wooden steps up into the room. It is a delightful bright room with high ceilings and tall windows, and looks down onto the Garden Terrace and river, with the bed on an elevated platform offering magnificent river views from bed. The Academy combines well with the nearby Sharland or the Alloway Banks for groups or families.
Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Sharland Premier Queen Room
40 sq m - This Room is named after the third owner, William Sharland, Assistant Surveyor General, explorer and innovator, gentleman farmer, whose family called Woodbridge home for several generations. This Room is on the Entry Level and is easily accessible from the main entrance. It is a bright, spacious Room with high ceilings and tall windows, and looks out over the Terrace Gardens and river. The Sharland combines well with The Academy or The Roadknight nearby for groups or families. Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Sarah Schaw Queen Room - Tower
36 sq m - This Room, the original nursery, celebrates Mrs Sharland (nee Sarah Schaw), the wife of the third owner, and the mother of 14 children, and the ceiling offers a ‘window’ into the nanny’s room in the roof cavity above. The Room is 15 steps to the top floor of the central Tower, and is a very private room with no rooms above or beside. It is an enchanting, large hexagonal room looking down on the Terrace Gardens and river. The Sarah Schaw combines well with The Three Bridges or The Roadknight at the bottom of the stairs for groups or families.
Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Woodbridge values its staff, and in line with OHS guidelines, staff are not permitted to carry luggage in excess of 20 kilograms on stairs. Please be aware that Woodbridge is a Heritage-listed building and there are no lifts.
Arches King Room - Terrace
44 sq m - This is our largest Room and is available as a King Bed configuration. It is named for the lovely arched recesses along one wall that distinguish it. It is down 15 steps on the lower level with the charm of stone walls and lower ceilings and is a very private room tucked away at the end of the lower corridor. This room opens onto the Wisteria Pergola Terrace with sun lounges, overlooking the river. The Arches combines well with The Lindley or The Alloway Banks for groups or families.
Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Woodbridge values its staff, and in line with OHS guidelines, staff are not permitted to carry luggage in excess of 20 kilograms on stairs. Please be aware that Woodbridge is a Heritage-listed building and there are no lifts.
Arches Twin Room - Terrace
44 sq m - This is the same room as the Arches King Room but is available as a Twin Bed configuration. Please see description details under Arches King Room. Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
The Arches Twin Room is down 15 stairs. Woodbridge values its staff, and in line with OHS guidelines, staff are not permitted to carry luggage in excess of 20 kilograms on stairs. Please be aware that Woodbridge is a Heritage-listed building and there are no lifts.
Alloway Banks King Spa Suite - Terrace
44 sq m - This Spa Suite with King bed commemorates the Alloway banks, the original Dutch Barn, which was converted into a lovely residence, but was demolished for the new bridge roundabout in 1971. It is on the lower 'terrace' floor, and is accessed by 15 stairs to the lower corridor. This suite offers a large bedroom which opens onto the Wisteria Pergola Terrace with sun lounges, overlooking the river, a smaller sitting room with fireplace and a large bathroom with a whirlpool tub. The Alloway Banks combines well with The Lindley, The Academy or The Arches for groups or families. Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Woodbridge values its staff, and in line with OHS guidelines, staff are not permitted to carry luggage in excess of 20kilograms on stairs. Please be aware that Woodbridge is a Heritage-listed building and there are no lifts.
Three Bridges Signature King Spa Suite
68 sq m - This Spa Suite with King Bed overlooks the bridgehead remains of 3 bridges, including the first 1834 wooden bridge across the Derwent, from which Woodbridge took its name. This is a very private suite, at the end of an entrance corridor, with 5 steps, and no adjacent rooms or rooms above or below. It has two open fireplaces, one in the hexagonal bedroom with high ceilings and tall windows, and another in the Living Room, and has an adjoining Sunroom overlooking the Garden Terrace and river which opens onto the front Garden Terraces with tables and chairs under the almond trees, overlooking the river. The Three Bridges combines well with The Roadknight or The Sarah Schaw for groups or families.
Usually 2 night minimum stay is required.
Run of House
Run of The Mansion - 8 rooms/suites, and Exclusive Use of the Ballroom, The Reading Room and The Salon. An additional Owner's Suite is available if a 9th accommodation is required, and can be booked separately. We also have a list of additional off-site accommodations if required. A minimum stay of 2 days is usually required for Run of House. Please contact Woodbridge to check that all rooms are available before attempting to make your reservation. We will then open up the ROH option on the Booking Page.
Woodbridge values its staff, and in line with OHS guidelines, staff are not permitted to carry luggage in excess of 20kilograms. Please be aware that Woodbridge is a Heritage-listed building and there are no lifts.

Rooms

Woodbridge on the Derwent has 16 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.

Inclusions

Capt Roadknight Queen Room - Easy Access
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ Queen Bed
Entry Floor Level, easy access to main entrance
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Reverse-cycle Air-conditioning
Ceiling fans
Heating
Fireplace in room
Modern comfortable furniture
Large Open-plan Shower and easy access facilities
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Lindley Queen Room - Terrace
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ Queen Bed
15 steps to lower floor
Lower Floor, opening onto Garden Terrace
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Ceiling fans
Heating
Fireplace in room
Modern comfortable furniture
Shower over Bath with handrail
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Academy Queen Room
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ Queen Bed
Entry Floor Level room with 3 steps
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Reverse-cycle Air-conditioning
Ceiling fans
Heating
Fireplace in room
Modern comfortable furniture
Shower over sunken Bath with handrail
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Sharland Premier Queen Room
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ Queen Bed
Entry Floor Level, easy access to main entrance
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Reverse-cycle Air-conditioning
Ceiling fans
Heating
Fireplace in room
Modern comfortable furniture
Shower over Bath with handrail
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library

Sarah Schaw Queen Room - Tower
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ Queen Bed
15 steps up into Tower
Private, no rooms above or beside
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Reverse-cycle Air-conditioning
Ceiling fans
Heating
Fireplace in room
Modern comfortable furniture
Shower over Bath with handrail
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!) In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Arches King Room - Terrace
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ King Bed
15 steps to lower floor
Private at end Lower Corridor
Lower Floor, opening onto Garden Terrace
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Ceiling fans
Heating
Modern comfortable furniture
Architectural arches and thick stone walls
Large Shower
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Arches Twin Room - Terrace
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
'Dream' Twin King Single Beds
15 steps to lower floor
Private at end Lower Corridor
Lower Floor, opening onto Garden Terrace
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Ceiling fans
Heating
Modern comfortable furniture
Architectural arches and thick stone walls
Large Shower
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Alloway Banks King Spa Suite - Terrace
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ King Bed
15 steps to lower floor
Lower Floor, opening onto Garden Terrace
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Reverse-cycle Air-conditioning
Ceiling fans
Heating
Fireplace in room
Modern comfortable furniture
Separate Living Room and Bedroom
Shower over Whirlpool Tub with handrail
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Three Bridges Signature King Spa Suite
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
’Dream’ King Bed
Entry Level Floor with 4 steps into Suite
Private, no rooms beside o-above or below, Private corridor
Sunroom opening onto Garden Terrace_Copy
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Reverse-cycle Air-conditioning
Ceiling fans
Heating
2 Fireplaces in bedroom and living area
Modern comfortable furniture
Separate Living Room and Bedroom
Shower over Whirlpool Tub with handrail
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library
Run of House
Exclusive Use of The Mansion
Room in Heritage-listed Mansion with River views
Complimentary WIFI
LCD TV and inbuilt DVD
Modern comfortable furniture
Vanity bench of ancient Huon Pine
Generous sized ‘His’ & ‘Her’ Robes
Molton Brown Toiletries
Meals in The Pavilion overlooking the river
Complimentary After-Dinner Port and Sherry
In room Tea and Coffee machines
In room Bar-Fridge with complimentary soft drinks
In room charged alcoholic minibar
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Treats
Bottled water (but our tap water is superb!)
In room Iron and Ironing Board
Safety deposit Box
Daily Rooms Service & Nightly Turndown
Reading Room with newspapers, magazine and DVD library
Use of Salon and Ballroom
Complimentary Laundry for Guest Use
Complimentary use of Sauna and Jacuzzi
Complimentary use of Kayaks and Bikes
Complimentary DVD Library

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 3pm– 6pm and check-out by 11am

Rates

Sharland Premier Queen Room: AUD 647
Sarah Schaw Queen Room - Tower: AUD 687
Three Bridges Signature King Spa Suite: AUD 877
Checking In & Out
$576 / per night
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Hospitality 

Food

The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
Patchwork Cafe
Cheeky Little Place
Junction Motel Lounge and Bar
Tynwald Willowbend Estate
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.

Location 

Getting There and Distances

Woodbridge on the Derwent is 47 kms from Hobart
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