The Rivulet (formerly Amberley House) 
5 star

391 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart, 7005  - show map

Bed and Breakfast Overview

The Rivulet is located in Hobart and is a heritage-listed boutique hotel. The grand 19th Century manor house has been refurbished and rejuvenated and is set in a convenient location to enjoy all that Hobart has to offer. The Rivulet (formerly Amberley House) is only 2 km from historic Battery point and vibrant Salamanca Square and 3 km from Constitution Dock.

Located on Sandy Bay Road, the property sits opposite the Casino, Derwent River and Hobart’s premier yacht clubs. The Kingborough playing fields are situated next door to The Rivet and can be accessed through the hotel's side gate. You can enjoy bushwalks behind the property at Lambert Reserve, where the Lambert Rivulet flows through. The reserve also connects with a walking trail to the Signal Station at the top of Mount Nelson.

Each room at The Rivulet features air conditioning , a Smart TV , luxurious bathroom and tailored amenities. Some of the rooms have baths. The guest rooms and the common areas feature eclectic art and antique furnishings. Each room has its individual style and décor. There is car parking on-site for all rooms.

The property also features a sculptured and tranquil garden. A fresh continental breakfast is served each morning, featuring Tasmanian produce. The Cascades Room, garden and verandah offer you a choice of places to enjoy outside food in or a fresh coffee or glass of Tasmanian wine at any time. .

Formerly Amberley House

Before July 2020 The Rivulet was known as Amberley House

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Named after Hobart's famous sailing event, the 'Regatta Suite' features views overlooking the Derwent River and two yacht clubs. It includes a spacious bedroom, sun room with dining table and a private balcony, all with views of the Derwent river, Yacht Clubs and playing fields. The bathroom is very large and luxurious with a claw foot bath and views of playing fields and Kunanyi (Mount Wellington).

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Named after Australia's oldest licensed passenger vessel, the 'Cartela Suite' is an upstairs room with a North-facing bay window, with views of the river and both the Derwent Sailing and Royal Hobart Yacht clubs. It features antique furnishings, air-conditioning, a Smart TV and stylish bathroom .

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Named after the swans found on the waterways and the eclectic town in Tasmania’s South, the 'Cygnet Suite' is a downstairs room, facing the river with a bay window alcove. It contains elegant period furnishings and is readily accessible from the front car park. It features air conditioning, a Smart TV and a stylish bathroom.

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The 'Le Jardin Suite' features a private entrance through French doors, opening onto the back carpark and garden. It includes French-styled art and furnishings, air conditioning, a Smart TV and a light-filled bathroom with bath and walk-in shower.

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Named after Hobart’s famous Salamanca square, this 'Salamanca Suite' features a Moorish influence in both the bedroom and the bathroom which includes a bath. The suite is readily accessible from the front carpark and includes air conditioning and a Smart TV.

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Alonnah is an indigenous word for part of the name of Bruny island and the name of a village there. The 'Alonnah Suite' is an upstairs room, overlooking the garden and facing Mount Nelson. The room has a bay window table seating, air-conditioning and a Smart TV. The spacious and luxurious bathroom features a claw foot bath with a view.

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Corinna is an indigenous name for the Tasmanian tiger and is also the town on the edge of the Tarkine rain forest. The 'Corinna Suite' features views of Mount Wellington, the garden and the playing fields next door. It has air conditioning, a Smart TV, walk-in wardrobe and claw foot bath in a large and stylish bathroom.

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Named after one of the most famous Tasmanians Errol Flynn, this 'Flynn Suite' features antique furnishings, air conditioning, a Smart TV and a spacious, luxurious bathroom with a claw foot bath tub. There is a memorial to Errol Flynn at Short beach, which is within walking distance from The Rivulet.

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This double room has a seating area, electric kettle and flat-screen TV.

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Facilities of The Rivulet

Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, WiFi everywhere

Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Common areas
Garden, Shared lounge/TV area

Cleaning services

Designated smoking area, Family rooms, Heating, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Hotel Policies

From 14:00 hours

Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Please note that Amberley House does not accept payments with American Express or Diners Club credit cards. Please note that there is a 2.5% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card. Please note that there is a 3.5% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.
You will require a secure access code to enter the front door of this property. This will be emailed or texted you from Red Awnings Boutique Stays prior to your arrival.

Last updated: 2 May 2021 - Update now

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