The Experience

The Henry Jones Art Hotel is located on Hobart’s waterfront and is Australia’s first dedicated art hotel. The site in which it is located dates back to 1804 and the former jam factory has been transformed into an enthralling first class hotel designed by award-winning architects, Morris-Nunn & Associates. The hotel is furnished with over 300 artworks and presents an environment in which people can experience art in a new and more immediate way. With a continuously changing exhibition, the hotel has been created to present itself as a fusion of art, heritage, tradition and nature. Exterior and interior space present art as part of the Hotel’s function & beauty. The hotel houses 56 rooms and suites all uniquely different and furnished with the hotel’s history and contemporary art as the forefront of each space. To complement the most distinctive and unique Hobart accommodation, its restaurants and bars highlight the best of Tasmania’s fine food and beverage produce for a truly unique experience. Right throughout the property you will be fascinated by the unexpected combination of the antique and ultra modern in every form.  This hotel has won a number of awards for design, accommodation, food & beverage and service since opening its doors and aims to provide all guests with a truly unique experience.


The Henry Jones Art Hotel offers first class accommodation in Hobart. Located on Hobart’s historic waterfront with views of the city and Mount Wellington it is well-positioned for the visiting guest. All of our accommodation rooms and suites feature special lighting, artworks and references to history’s past. From our suites In the Peacock Terrace, H. Jones Suites and Oriental Suites you’ll discover the vibrant history of early European settlement in Tasmania, and the rich legacy of trade between Van Diemen’s Land and the East. Our rooms are equipped with a lavish king or queen size bed accompanied by exotic silk covers, European style stainless steel and translucent glass bathrooms, and magnificent sandstone walls. Most have views of either the working harbour, the stunning glass atrium, Mt Wellington or references of the old jam factory. Each room has a quality flat screen TV, DVD, and high speed internet connectivity. Guest rooms and public spaces exhibit a variety of original artworks which are available for purchase.

Henry’s Restaurant

Henry’s is the Signature Restaurant for The Henry Jones Art Hotel. Here you can enjoy an exceptional menu, offering refreshing takes on classic signature dishes and modern evolutions, all indulging in our renowned local produce. Executive Chef Andre Kropp was born in South Africa and has worked all over the world including Botswana, Germany, Scotland and now Australia. Andre started with the Henry Jones Art Hotel in April 2004 and in this time with The Henry Jones, has developed a young brigade of Chefs to the point of state and national award and designing their own menu’s for the flagship restaurant. Andre has represented South Africa and Australia at a number of Culinary Olympic events and has achieved the highest accolades at all of these events. Henry’s Restaurant offers a carefully selected wine and beverage list, featuring our outstanding local product along with the best national and international varieties. Experience the illuminated sails overhead, the sumptuous talents of our staff, good cheer and fabulous service.

Functions and Events at Henry Jones

This is the perfect place for a meeting, wedding or event – like its founder, The Henry Jones Art Hotel excels in distinctiveness, professionalism, hospitality and service. A successful meeting, wedding venue or event is an art. At The Henry Jones Art Hotel we make clear statement about your event and understand your commitment to colleagues and clients alike. Function and style The Henry Jones Art Hotel offers you a variety of venues, services and facilities that will exceed all your expectations. With four meeting rooms, state of the art audio-visual equipment, a range of outstanding packages for your event and a dedicated team of hospitality professionals, we can ensure that you and your delegates will enjoy a dynamic, memorable and successful experience.

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