Hobart Hotels near Glebe
Some people living in today’s world of cutting-edge cinematic technology may have difficulty believing that, at one point, silent movies were considered groundbreaking. Some of the best Australian cinematographers of the previous century were the brothers Ernest, Tasman, and Arthur, who lived in Glebe, a small, quaint suburb of Hobart. The suburb's interesting name comes from the land on which it is located, acquired by a land grant—or “glebe.” The neighbourhood has a large number of Victorian and Federation houses, some of which reach to four floors, famously making visitors feel like time stopped during the nineteenth century. ... Read more »
Glebe Top 3
- The well maintained, wooden, Victorian and Federation houses can be found in virtually every corner of Glebe, and anyone interested in architecture should spend an afternoon strolling the neighbourhood.
- Grab food, drinks, and an iPod, and have an enjoyable picnic in the north west section of Queen's Domain—a hilly area of Bushland located near the Derwent River.
- No visit to Hobart is complete without a visit to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, which is located within Queen's Domain, and hosts a large number of historical plants—some of which date back to the eighteenth century.
Glebe is a small suburb of Hobart, which is located within the vicinity of Queen's Domain, Hobart Aquatic Center, and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. For anyone on a budget, a bus is the best option for getting around the area, as services are reliable, and fares, reasonable. The main stop is located at the General Post Office. A hired car is the next best option, which can be rented from a number of companies in Hobart. Using a bicycle is another option, as long as distances are reasonable.« Hide