Elegant beautifully appointed master bedroomCosy gas fire in the  master bedroom


Entire home/apt

5 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds


Entire home/apt

5 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

Pretoria is a fully furnished ground floor townhouse in Battery Point which accommodates two couples with an extra single bed in 2nd bedroom. It is a 5 minute walk from Salamanca, restaurants, shops and the Hobart waterfront. Minimum 2 night stay.


The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: $23 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $27
Weekly Discount: 14%
Weekend Price: $153 / night
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Description

The space

Pretoria is a roomy, Victorian townhouse with 2 bedrooms and a modern, spacious kitchen, dining and living area. The location is great - close to Salamanca, the waterfront and the city.
There are a number of historic sites closeby - which give Battery Point a vibrancy and a connection to the past. You can stroll to the local shops and restaurants and explore the little streets in Battery Point .
Maps, brochures and magazines are provided to help you make a decision about what you want to do and where you want to go.
No chemicals are used to clean the house - so Pretoria is perfectly safe for anyone with allergies.

Guest access

What does Pretoria townhouse offer?
Pretoria has lots of room to spread out with a large lounge and family area and 2 spacious bedrooms one with a single bed for that 5th person if required.
There are all sorts of great add-ons, a sandwich maker, electric blankets on the beds, huge array of cooking utensils, TV in the master bedroom, WIFI in the lounge room, Netflix.
It has a secluded courtyard and garden at the back with an undercover area for outside dining.

Interaction with guests

About Nicky
I am a fifth generation Tasmanian and have been in the tourism industry for 20 years.
I would love to help to make your stay more engaging and enjoyable in any way I can - but I also leave you to your own devices unless you are looking for specific advice.
I want you to make Pretoria your home away from home.
I respect your privacy and don't service the rooms on a daily basis but rely on you to let me know if there is anything you need.
Breakfast goodies and other basic supplies are provided for your first night. There are so many fabulous places to graze for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner) that are closeby.

The neighborhood

The location is one of Pretoria's greatest assets - Arthur's Circus, Kelly's Steps, Salamanca, St Georges Church - all historic sites which give Battery Point both a vibrancy and a connection to the past - are only a block or two away.
The Post Office is next door and can provide all sorts of business services if required. They can even arrange same day dry cleaning for you.

Getting around

Taxis are available in Salamanca and there are buses along Sandy Bay Road which can take you into the city or down to the casino and Sandy Bay shopping centre.
The Airport bus will bring you almost to the door in de Witt Street, a 50 metre walk to the house.
The MONA ferry terminal is a 10 minute walk from the front door.

Other things to note

Check in is after 3pm - check out 10.00am.

This is a residential area and although close to everything, it is a community where people live and work. You will find the locals friendly and very happy to help.

There is no on-site parking but plenty of free street parking for 2-3 hours between 8:30am - 6:00pm (M-S). Longer free street parking is available in some streets (I will advise on your arrival), or paid parking can be arranged.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

You can smoke under the covered area in the courtyard and dispose of butts in the bin provided but please no smoking inside.
I would appreciate your considered use of WIFI as there is only limited bandwidth - particularly no downloading movies but internet access, emails etc is fine.
Respect the house and leave it as you found it - feeling loved and enjoyed.
Please turn off the lights and heaters when you leave the house.
No pets I am afraid - much as I love them .


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

205 Reviews


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Steve User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful home in quaint historic section of town. Well equipped, clean, comfortable. Nice restaurants right across the street. Very short walk to the Salamanca Market and the wharf. Highly recommended.

Dakota User Profile
May 2017
We had a great weekend stay at Nicky's place. Excellent location, a very short walk to Salamanca and some great cafes and restaurants. Everything was as Nicky described, and she was even a great help in finding somewhere for dinner. Parking was also not a problem at all, there were plenty of parks directly outside, even on a busier Mother's Day weekend. Thanks Nicky!

Madeline User Profile
May 2017
We had a lovely family holiday at Pretoria House. Location was brilliant for walking to all the key touristy spots as well as a few local eateries for take away dinner or early morning coffee. It was spacious and stayed warm on the cold Hobart evenings. Nicky was easy to communicate with regarding check in/out. We will certainly be back.
Nicky User ProfileNicky is a superhost.
Response from Nicky:
Thank you for your lovely review. Look forward to seeing you next time.
May 2017

Caitlin User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful setting for our first family holiday

Donna User Profile
April 2017
Perfect place for a Hobart holiday, in easy walking distance to Salamanca Square and Constitution Dock. Located on a charming street with a great range of restaurants and a bakery 3 doors away. Excellent location for a family or two couples.

Tamara User Profile
April 2017
Amazing location and beautifully comfortable blme

Chris User Profile
April 2017
The location of this home is amazing. It is a beautiful space, tastefully decorated, and the attention to detail is fantastic. Nicky has thought of everything. The beds are comfortable, the linen first class, and she left us some milk and coffee and tea provisions. It is next door to a fantastic bakery/cafe and a 5 min walk to Salamanca Place. I would highly recommend this Air B & B...Nicky is very helpful and communicative.

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Battery Point, Australia · Joined in December 2013
Nicky User ProfileNicky is a superhost.

I have lived in Battery Point for the last five years and wouldn't live anywhere else. Everyday I have the opportunity to walk in one of two beautiful parks only minutes away from where I live. I love gardening but sadly don't spend enough time in my garden - for which I compete with the blackbirds. We are now on a first name basis.
I am a fifth generation Tasmanian, interested in the history that has made Tasmania such an interesting and diverse place to live and Battery Point's place in that story.
I am also a committed traveler having traveled to Peru in 2012, Northern BC in Canada last year and most recently Turkey.
I am so looking forward to welcoming you and sharing travel stories with you as well as telling you about the wonderful things that Tassie has to offer.

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