Self-contained apartments in the heart of Hobart

Superbly located in Battery Point, Hobart’s most beautiful suburb and historic precinct, the Grand Old Duke offers the elegance and comfort of a bygone era. Walk to Hobart’s best restaurants, MONA ferry, the Salamanca Markets and more iconic landmarks.


Situated along Battery Point’s Hampden Road, the Grand Old Duke is at the heart of Hobart’s oldest suburb that has retained it’s 19th century appeal.

“Staying here was one of the highlights of our romantic trip to Tassie! A beautifully presented apartment with all the comforts and amenities of home situated in the heart of Hobart’s historical part of town with its charming buildings, eateries and Salamanca – all within easy walking distance. Communication with the host was also excellent. Loved it!”

Our Apartments

grand old duke hobart battery point hampden road salamanca place


Two bedroom apartment with kitchen

Living room

Free Wifi

Sleeps maximum 7


wellington apartment one bedroom self contained unit in battery point hobart

One bedroom apartment with kitchen

Separate lounge

Free Wifi

Sleeps 2 with roll-away bed available



One bedroom apartment with sunroom


Free Wifi

Sleeps up to 3



Forget the car! Wind your way through the streets surrounding the Grand Old Duke and take in the artwork, views and culinary delights of Battery Point and Salamanca. Ride the ferry to the world-renowned MONA; the terminal is just a short stroll down the hill.  Experience Tasmania’s incredible local cuisine at the fabulous selection of cafés, markets, restaurants, pubs and bars. Fresh produce, local beers, wines and whiskeys are all on offer within an easy walking distance.

Fully self-contained, the Grand Old Duke has it all – position, comfort and character.


“Beautiful heritage building! Located in the central area of battery point. Love the bed, super comfortable and not mention to the sparkling clean bathroom! Do recommend taking three hours to walk around the neighbourhood, some of the best restaurants of Hobart are right next door!”

– Alice, April 2019


They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well we think there’s nothing better than waking up and strolling down Hampden Road in search of coffee, eggs or something sweet. But where to go!? With so many options it’s hard to choose, so we’ve compiled our top 5 picks for breakfast in Battery Point. All are within walking distance of the Grand Old Duke and serve an array of delicious food, coffee and treats.

Dinner options are likewise in abundance and cater to a range of tastes and cuisines. Japanese, Italian, Nepalese, Australian Pub, seafood and Thai are all a few steps up Hampden Road with dozens more just a short walk down the hill to Salamanca Place.


To stay at The Grand Old Duke it to step back in time into a slice of living history. It was built in 1856 and was Battery Point’s third hotel. The area already had two pubs at the time – the Prince of Wales (est. 1846) and the Shipwrights Arms (est. 1846) but there was demand for more. The suburb’s population was steadily increasing and there were plenty of thirsty workers from the numerous shipyards along the Battery Point foreshore (Salamanca).

The original licencee, Edward Prentis originally applied to call his pub the Patent Slip Hotel but discovered the name was already taken. He settled on the Duke of York instead…


A beautiful courtyard garden, perfect for afternoons in the sun

Common laundry with washers, dryers & iron

Free NBN high-speed Wifi Internet

Housekeeping & linen

24 hour check-in