HOBART, Australia, 20 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced the opening of The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart, marking the start of the The Luxury Collection brand in Australia. The Tasman presents Hobart, a destination steeped in history and australia second oldest city. Located on the island state of Tasmania, Hobart is renowned for its epicurean culture, vibrant arts scene and breathtaking natural environment.
Conveniently located in the restored heritage area of Parliament Square overlooking Hobart’s historic waterfront, the Tasman is within walking distance of the city’s famous Salamanca markets, charming St. David’s Park, as well as historic Sullivan’s Cove. Guests will be invited to immerse themselves under the guidance of Tasmania The only Clefs d’Or concierge to discover the work of local artisans and unearth the stories behind the island’s famous products with exclusive tours of suppliers and epicurean moments within the hotel.
“Hobart is a truly captivating and vibrant city, making the perfect fit for The Luxury Collection, known for creating experiences for global explorers in some of the world’s most enchanting destinations,” said Philipp Weghmann, Vice President and Global Leader from The Luxury Collection brand. . “The Tasman will provide our guests with a transformative journey, drawing on the incredible history, evocative contemporary culture and awe-inspiring natural wonders of one of the most intriguing and remote corners of the globe.”
The Tasman is an elegant heritage reconstruction of the former state government offices that brings together three design eras: Georgian, Art Deco, and Contemporary. The Tasman’s unique design direction was performed by award-winning Australian architects Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp and renowned Australian interior design firm Joseph Pang Design Consultants. The hotel blends contemporary design with the historic heritage of the site, which contains buildings spanning 180 years.
The Tasman offers 152 rooms and suites carefully designed to showcase the property’s captivating architectural narrative. The Heritage Building offers rooms that combine history, craftsmanship and modern design, with convict-carved sandstone details, restored gas fireplaces, and marble bathrooms. The Saint David Park Suite, overlooking the park, is the jewel of the Georgian-era building with its original restored fireplace and handcrafted Tasmanian black wood tub. The hotel’s Art Deco rooms date back to 1937 and feature a clean, modern take on this iconic style expressed through thoughtful design details including ceilings inlaid with Tasmanian sassafras wood. The impressive Pavilion Building overlooks Sullivan’s Cove and the ocean beyond, and is home to the hotel’s contemporary designed guestrooms. On the rooftop, the Aurora Suite offers panoramic views of the waterfront and Hobart town skyline. The 108 square meter suite features a freestanding bath as well as an expansive entertainment terrace, perfect for hosting private events.
The Tasman offers three distinct epicurean experiences showcasing and celebrating the best of Tasmanian produce and cuisine. AT Peppina, the hotel’s signature restaurant, famous chef from Tasmania Massimo Mele combines his passion for the defense of local producers and quality ingredients with the generosity and warmth of Italian hospitality. Marie Marie is an intimate artisanal cocktail bar and a library of spirits with a modernist but authentic approach, dedicated to the discovery of exceptional local ingredients to associate with Tasmania best spirits and liqueurs. the Living room decor offers a refined space to enjoy afternoon tea or a light lunch in a residential setting that extends out onto a terrace overlooking Parliament Square.
The historic location and uniqueness of Tasman make it an exceptional venue for meetings and events. The hotel offers 769 square meters of meeting space in seven customizable rooms. The Cumulo room features impressive floor-to-ceiling windows framing an outdoor terrace that overlooks beautiful St. David’s Park. Park is a warehouse-style underground event space, perfect for cocktail parties or commercial events for up to 400 people. The hotel also offers free access to all guests to a 24/7 fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights.
“We are delighted to unveil the first The Luxury Collection hotel in Australia with the opening of The Tasman, a hotel that will redefine the destination of Tasmania“said Rajeev Menon, president, Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), Marriott International. “This marks a further step in the growth of The Luxury Collection and further diversifies our growing collection of hotels in some of the world’s most desirable locations. We look forward to welcoming customers to explore this wonderful city. ”
For more information, please visit www.thetasmanhobart.com.
About the Tasman, A Luxury Collection Hotel Hobart
The Tasman, ready to open the December 17, 2021, in Hobart, Tasmania, marks the debut of The Luxury Collection by Marriott International in Australia. Conveniently located in Parliament Square overlooking Hobart’s historic waterfront, The Tasman is an elegant heritage reconstruction of the former state government offices that brings together three design eras: Georgian, Art Deco, and Contemporary. The Tasman offers 152 carefully designed guest rooms and suites to showcase the site’s compelling architectural narrative and ensure no two stays are alike. A signature restaurant of the famous Tasmanian chef, Massimo Mele, cocktail bar and spirits library, as well as an elegant lounge lounge are located deep within the old sandstone walls. Honoring the bounty of its location, The Tasman, connects a pioneering past with a vibrant contemporary culture, where guests are encouraged to explore the epicurean highlights of the city and the wilderness beyond. For more information on The Tasman, visit www.thetasmanhobart.com or follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
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