La Vie Hotels and Resorts expands its five-star collection with the acquisition of an award-winning boutique property, The Islington Hotel Hobart.
Located in South Hobart, with views of Mount Wellington, The Islington is a 175-year-old property with 11 bedrooms and an extensive collection of art and antiques.
La Vie Hotels and Resorts Managing Director Craig Bond said he was delighted to add the luxury hotel to La Vie’s growing portfolio of boutique and upscale properties.
“The Islington Hotel has long been one of Australia’s most charming boutique properties with its understated luxury offerings and we plan to further enhance the hotel offering and expand service and hospitality. incredible experiences the hotel offers guests,” said Bond.
“The acquisition of The Islington is part of a wider strategic expansion plan the group has in Australia and we look forward to developing and further developing our boutique hotel portfolio over the next 12-18 years. month.”
La Vie says the property “exudes understated elegance” with safari-inspired decor, a striking glass heritage facade, and marble and sandstone features.
Each of the rooms blends old and new, with luxe furnishings alongside contemporary details, and spaces such as The Library, Morning Room, and Rose Room allow guests to relax and unwind.
The property’s on-site restaurant, The Conservatory, offers a menu focused on seasonal, local and organic Tasmanian produce.