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23.09.22

Mindfood

“In a state like Tasmania, produce and producers are king,” he says. “Small producers using the best agriculture practices are the key groups supplying the good restaurants and cages and that produce is being delivered daily – often by the producers themselves. The only way you are going to get access to this amazingly cared for produce is by visiting one of these insanely good Hobart eateries like Peacock and Jones.”

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23.09.22

Selector

Further, their emphasis on absolute locality shows off these local ingredients at peak freshness – with Dean’s mushrooms, Anna’s truffles and Tom’s oysters all featuring on the menu, celebrating the fruits of Tasmania’s abundance, whilst eliminating food miles as much as is practical. It all adds up to something delicious, expressing provenance as purely as possible, in such a way as to put the Apple Isle right on the tip of your tongue, and right at the top of every foodie’s bucket list.

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01.09.22

Concrete Playground

Discover some of Tassie's best art, historical tales and food before you've even stepped outside.

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18.08.22

Weekend Australian

On the walls of the suite, pieces of the hotel’s modern art collection. And in the morning, framed by those windows, a sublime vision of the waking harbour worthy of Glover himself: still water, artfully placed fishing boats, the sky a watercolour wash of soft blue, low clouds picked out in pink and gold.

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12.08.22

Delicious.

Across the world, there are few hotels as story-filled, art-lined and history-rich as The Henry Jones Art Hotel – wedged among Hobart’s waterfront Hunter Street strip.

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25.07.22

Get Lost

Peacock and Jones do things a little differently. They barely source produce outside of Tasmania, except for German Head Chef Julian Volkmer. They are also taking a novel approach to, and I quote Milbourne, “eating the problem”, when it comes to dealing with an over-abundance of certain resources.

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12.07.22

Get Lost

Whether you’re an art person, a food person, a jam person or just a person, Henry Jones is an indulgent spot – right up there as not just one of Tassie’s finest, but one of Australia’s.

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12.07.22

9Honey

From the moment you enter Hobart's Henry Jones Art Hotel, the lobby feels like a cosy boutique hotel, but with one notable difference – the art. Two ceiling-high Lindsay Broughton artworks of a jam pot and woven basket implore your gaze as you make your way towards the reception desk.

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02.06.22

Boss Hunting

From fine diner to casual charmer, work you’re way through this list of restaurants, bars, and cafes and we guarantee you’ll be singing praises for Hobart’s culinary scene – a chorus regularly echoed at the Boss Hunting office.

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02.06.22

Urban List

For a bar with more of a heritage vibe, you can’t go past IXL Long Bar, The Henry Jones Hotel’s in-house drinking haven. Stocked with prizewinning spirits and liqueurs, live jazz (naturally), craft beers, ciders and fine wine—this place is a winner if you want to pull-up and conquer a couple of tastings.

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02.06.22

The Sunday Telegraph

History and art have always stolen the show at this waterfront hotel. Now, food is stepping into the spotlight. Every moment of the daily history tour that's offered free to guests at The Henry Jones Art Hotel - Which was once the IXL jam factory - is eye-opening.

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02.06.22

Escape

Every moment of the daily history tour that’s offered free to guests at The Henry Jones Art Hotel – which was once the IXL jam factory – is eye-opening.

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24.05.22

The Australian Online

Still looking? From hot city hotels tooutback oases, boutique boltholes tonatural wonders, here are some moreaccommodation options that didn’t quitemake our Hot 50 list this year.

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24.05.22

The Courier Mail

At the lovely Henry Jones Art Hotel in Hobart this week the service was first rate. And, the food at the Landscape Restaurant there was exemplary.

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12.05.22

Tripadvisor

A stylish mix of old and modern at this classy hotel with upmarket prices and a boutique feel.

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03.05.22

Australian Financial Review

But the hotel’s freshest jewel – this year’s winner of the prestigious GloverArt Prize – now has pride of place in the elegant, softly lit LandscapeRestaurant & Grill. This is a place so comfortable and attentive to detailthat favoured regulars keep their personal steak knives in a special cabinetin the reception area.

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02.05.22

Qantas Insider

Nestled inside The Henry Jones Art Hotel – a converted former jam factory on Hobart’s docks – this historic bar hosts live jazz and serves up a range of excellent cocktails.

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02.05.22

Qantas Insider

At Peacock & Jones on Hobart’s waterfront, sit by the eye-catching suspended fireplace while perusing a menu of dishes such as French onion soufflé packed with local gruyère or an indulgent bombe Alaska given extra zing with yuzu and foraged lemon verbena.

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07.04.22

Urban List

With its world-class arts, food and wine scene, Hobart is the beating cultural heart of Tasmania. So, if you're looking for somewhere to fuel up before a big day or unwind after a day of exploring, here are 14 great restaurants and cafes you need to visit when you touch down in Hobart.

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31.03.22

The Luxury Editor

This was Australia’s first-ever dedicated art hotel, exhibiting works from local artists. Set beside the capital’s waterfront, The Henry Jones comprises a series of industrial warehouses that once served as the IXL jam factory

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24.03.22

9Honey

Enjoy a dining extravaganza at Peacock and Jones on Hunter Street and experience the new partnership between culinary curator Ben Milbourne and head chef Ishan Acharya.

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28.02.22

The Australian

Art isn’t just MONA’s bit. In a 19th-century warehouse in Hobart is the Henry Jones Art Hotel, a venue that swills old and new together to thrilling effect.

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16.02.22

The Australian

Plenty of chefs and restaurants talk about local produce these days but in Tasmania it actually means something. Food miles are low, small producers abound and diners are rewarded with meals that really reflect a sense of place.

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03.02.22

The Travel Temple

Culinary curator Ben Milbourne and chef Ishan Acharya at Peacock and Jones in Hobart have created a culinary experience that embraces the friendliness of a meal with (very sophisticated) good friends.

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03.02.22

Vogue Living

An ideal visit for art aficionados, the hotel displays local artists in residence, and offers tours to explore their expansive collection of Tasmanian artwork. There’s something for everyone here.

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14.12.21

TasWeekend

As the new culinary curator of Peacock and Jones, Milbourne is working closely with head chef Ishan Acharya to match his relationships with local producers with Acharya's technical expertise and experience in the kitchen to create a menu that's full of Tasmanian flavour.

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22.09.21

Australian Traveller

Art disguised as a hotel. Hobart’s The Henry Jones Art Hotel is a place that defies being neatly labelled, even though it’s the birthplace of one of the country’s most beloved labels.

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19.09.18

Broadsheet Sydney

Hundreds of bar professionals mingled on the deck of Pyrmont’s Doltone House last night to recognise the leading names in Australia’s bar scene. The Australian Bar Awards have been described as the “Oscars” of the bar industry and pull together the who’s who of the trade.

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12.09.18

Sitchu

Australia's Most Luxurious Accommodation. A hotel steeped in history, The Henry Jones Art Hotel delivers equal parts nostalgia and luxury. Each of the 56 rooms elegantly combines modern touches with beautiful heritage features, from the 19th-century sandstone and original windows to the contemporary art-adorned walls.

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12.09.18

Hunter and Bligh

Hobart's Quirkiest Bars. Nestled inside the confines of The Henry Jones Hotel is the IXL Long Bar, offering either a connoisseur’s dream or a traditionalist’s nightmare. Their beer, wine and spirits list respects the island of Tasmania, while still managing to traverse the world’s most intriguing destinations. But what makes this place extra quirky is their dedication to making truly unique cocktails.

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11.09.18

The Urban List

10 Of Hobart’s Best Hotels To Book Now. Ahh, the Apple Isle. A trip down to Tassie is an absolute must for any Perthite looking for a getaway that combines some of the best food, culture and adventure in Australia. And if you’re going to base yourself out of anywhere to see Tasmania’s sights, it’s got to be Hobart.

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25.05.18

ETB Travel News

Almost 15 years after its doors first opened to the world, The Henry Jones Art Hotel is new again. Over the past two years, Australia’s first art hotel has been transformed with an upgrade of all rooms and suites, the development of two iconic restaurants and the creation of a $20,000 Art Prize for Tasmanian emerging artists, just to name a few.

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25.05.18

Delicious

Home to outstanding edible offerings and the much adored annual Dark Mofo Festival, Hobart continues to be one of the country’s favourite holiday destinations. Amongst the city’s hotel options is the Henry Jones Art Hotel, which is no doubt soon set to be Hobart’s most popular thanks to a recent revamp.

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24.05.18

The Mercury

The inaugural Henry Jones Art Prize has just been launched, with its goal to support and nurture the art community in Tasmania. The prize is open to early-career Tasmanian artists. The winning artist will receive $20,000 and the opportunity to have a solo exhibition at The Henry Jones. All artwork submitted will be available for sale to the general public.

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24.05.18

Travel Nine

After 15 years of opening its doors to the world, Australia's first and original art hotel has undergone a makeover, revealing a contemporary twist on the renowned historic location. Shaped within one of Hobart's oldest waterfront warehouses, The Henry Jones Art Hotel has been reinvented with class and edge.

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24.04.18

The Australian

"…Back in Tasmania, Emine Lewis, Art Liaison of The Henry Jones Art Hotel, walks me through the one-time IXL jam factory, a building that tells its own story. Exposed scorched beams offer a reminder of a fire said to have been started by art students using the then derelict building for workshops and the odd party.…"

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06.04.18

The Australian

…”It’s a glamorous space, a work of art itself, but the real appeal hangs on the walls. The restaurant is given over to a collection of meticulous landscapes by celebrated colonial painter John Glover. In the hotel proper things get a little funkier, with contemporary works by students from the University of Tasmania’s School of Creative Arts, independent Tasmanian artists and those represented by local galleries”…

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20.03.18

The Trend Spotter

"…Seamlessly blending history and modernity, the Henry Jones Art Hotel is Australia’s first dedicated art hotel. This unique space transforms one of Tasmania’s oldest, most iconic waterfront warehouses into modern, boutique accommodation…”

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Awards

  • 2022 Travellers’ Choice Award Winner in the following categories:
    • 8 in Australia’s Top 25 Luxury Hotels
    • 20 in South Pacific’s Top 25 Luxury Hotels
  • 2021 Tasmanian Tourism Awards Gold Medallist for the Cultural Tourism category
  • 2019 Travellers’ Choice Award Winner in the following categories:
    • 18 in Australia’s Top 25 Hotels (the only Tasmanian Hotel to make the list of Australia’s Top 25 Hotels)
    • 14 in Australia’s Top 25 Hotels for Romance
    • 16 in Australia’s Top 25 Luxury Hotels
  • 2017 Australian Hotels Association Awards for Excellence – Australian Hotel of the Year – The Henry Jones Art Hotel
  • 2017 Tasmanian Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence:
    • Metro Hotel of the Year – The Henry Jones Art Hotel
    • Restaurant of the Year – Landscape Restaurant & Grill
    • Best Restaurant in a Hotel – Landscape Restaurant & Grill
  • 2017 Australian Tourism Awards Bronze – Deluxe Accommodation – The Henry Jones Art Hotel
  • 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards – Best Deluxe Accommodation – The Henry Jones Art Hotel
  • 2014 Tasmanian Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence:
    • Restaurant of the Year – Henry’s Restaurant
    • Best Fine Dining Restaurant – Henry’s Restaurant
  • 2010 Australian Hotels Association Awards for Excellence – Best Superior Accommodation – The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019

The Henry Jones Art Hotel is a 2019 Travellers' Choice Award Winner in the following categories: No. 18 in Australia’s Top 25 Hotels (the only Tasmanian Hotel to make the list of Australia’s Top 25 Hotels), No. 14 in Australia’s Top 25 Hotels for Romance and No. 16 in Australia’s Top 25 Luxury Hotels.

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Curators of History and Art

Every individually designed room and suite at the Henry Jones possesses its own character, and tells its own chapter of the Henry Jones story.

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