The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel

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1 Macquarie Street


Hobart’s multi-award winning Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel has built a reputation among business travellers as one of Australia's most welcoming inner-city hotel and conference venues. Renowned for spacious rooms and friendly hospitality, the property is centrally located – within a stone’s throw of the city centre and just a block from Hobart’s waterfront. 

Accommodation consists of a unique choice of apartments and hotel rooms; the decor is contemporary, appointment functional and rooms immaculately presented.  A comprehensive range of business, conference and meeting services is on offer, complimented by Stockmans Restaurant and The Baaa Bar. 


BRONZE for “Business Tourism” in 2012 and GOLD for Deluxe Accommodation” in 2008, 2009 & 2011- Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.


Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

The purpose-built conference, meeting and event facilities  provide a versatile and professional environment in which to conduct your event or conference in Hobart.  We offer a unique range of indoor and outdoor options to suit almost any occasion and specialise in residential multi-day conferences for up to 150 delegates. 


We have the following services/facilities to offer Conferences;


·Dedicated events team for conference management

·In-house IT support

·State of the art in-house audio visual equipment

·Outdoor areas – Rose Garden and Courtyard

·All catering prepared in-house

·Natural lighting

·Comfortable seating

·Delegate parking by arrangement



Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 242
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 150

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

The Old Woolstore features a flexible mix of Hotel Rooms, plus Studio, One and Two Bedroom Apartments.  All rooms are serviced daily and offer individual air conditioning, ensuite and mini-baaa.


f a c i l i t i e s

·         24-hour reception and room-service

·         Complimentary on-site  gymnasium

·         Complimentary Business Centre with computers, printer and local fax.

·         Complimentary passes to  Hobart Aquatic Centre         (5 mins walk)

·         32 complimentary in-room television channels including 5  movie  channels,  and Fox Sport 1,2 and Fox Football

·         Nil credit card surcharge

·         Complimentary parking for all in-house guests

·         Complimentary WIFI for inhouse guests


Minimum Capacity 1Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$60
Maximum Capacity 250Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$95
Maximum Standing 250Conference - Day package$51
Maximum Table Seating 140ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 200Per Room$169

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

Our Theatrette features 100 tiered seats with swing pallet,  ceiling mounted data projector and lectern control panels, large fixed AV screen, broadband internet access and climate control.

The Merino Room has the flexibility of being divided in half within minutes by a soundproof concertina door which then creates Half Merino and Shearers Room.  Both rooms feature natural lighting.

Roberts Boardroom is a 14-seat, dedicated boardroom offering a private and relaxed atmosphere with natural lighting.

The  Drovers Room and Macarthur Room  offer ideal breakout options or provide ideal training venues for up to 20 or 16 respectively.


ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Full Merino Room  250  200  140  120  200  150  60      218  2.4
1/2 Merino Room  80  80  60  40  80  60  30  30  30  116  2.4
Shearers Room  80  80  60  40  80  60  30  30  30  102  2.4
Theatrette          100          80  3.4
Drovers Boardroom  30    20    30    18  20  20  42  2.7
Roberts Boardroom                  14  28  2.4
Macarthur Boardroom  30    20    25    15  16  18  35  2.4
Lions Den (private dining)      20              25  2.4

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  no
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  no
Underage Events:  yes
18th Birthdays:  no
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  no

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  11:00am - 12:00am

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  no
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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