Wrest Point Hotel & Conference Centre
Wrest Point Hotel & Convention Centre is situated on absolute waterfront on the banks of the Derwent River in the yachting hub of Sandy Bay. Wrest Point Hotel & Convention Centre offers 15 function rooms featuring a tiered auditorium catering for 600 delegates, the Tasman Room accommodating 1000, exhibition space for 90 booths and breakout rooms for smaller groups. Catering possibilities include casual barbecues on the riverbank lawns, lavish banquets for 500 or private boat charters departing from Wrest Point’s private jetty.
With a variety of accommodation categories ranging from 3.5 to 4.5 star, Wrest Point provides the ideal solution for all residential conventions and incentives. The 4.5 star Suites and Tower Rooms offer sweeping views of the Derwent River, scenic Hobart or Mt Wellington. The Water Edge rooms are four-star quality with stunning views down the river while the fully refurbished 3.5 star Motor Inn rooms provide comfortable style at affordable rates.
All delegates at Wrest Point can take advantage of the many facilities on offer: free wifi, free on-site parking, 24-hour room service and reception, free in-house movies, gymnasium, indoor pool, spa, sauna, mini golf & beauty salon.
Wrest Point provides the infrastructure, technical equipment and most importantly the expertise to make every event an outstanding success. Recent major developments reinforce Wrest Point’s position as one of Australia’s premier convention venues with 15 meeting rooms catering for two to 1600 delegates, including an auditorium, boardrooms and exhibition venues. Many rooms feature inbuilt equipment and the high ceilings in larger rooms allow for stunning themes. The largest room - the Tasman Room - can accommodate up to 1000 delegates theatre style, has full theatre stage, ceiling height in excess of seven metres, a press gallery, Green Room and a 2.5 tonne hydraulic lift.
All this makes Wrest Point a versatile venue for conventions, incentives, meetings, trade shows and exhibitions.
From a dinner extravaganza for 500 people to an intimate catered VIP lunch, Wrest Point is the number one choice in Tasmania for a gala dinner, cocktail reception or even a gourmet barbecue on the waterfront lawns.
Wrest Point Hotel & Convention Centre provides a highly experienced and professional service and enjoys an enviable reputation and regard from the business events industry as being a first class conference & business events venue in Tasmania.
Notes Relating to Event Suitability:
Wrest Point provides a versatile venue offering a multitude of options for conferences, meetings, gala dinners, and also exhibitions such as trade shows, art exhibitions, motor vehicle displays and major trade expos associated with conferences.
The main rooms feature state-of-the-art in built equipment including screens, data-projectors & sound systems.
To compliment the state-of-the-art equipment, Wrest Point employs professional audio-visual technicians offering personalised service and expert technical advice for your event.
Wrest Point can provide an in-house exhibition shell scheme with up to 60 trade booths, and a full exhibition coordination service is available to all clients.
A selection of exhibition areas are easily accessible, even for heavy equipment. Most feature natural lighting and stunning water views. The Tasman Room also features a hydraulic lift to enable access of large equipment, including motor vehicles into this main flat floor auditorium.
|Accommodaton Rating:||4 1/2 star|
|Number of Rooms - Accommodation:||269|
|Maximum Capacity - Accommodation:||488|
Notes Relating to Accommodation:
Three standards of accommodation available including 194 Tower, 42 Water Edge and 33 Motor Inn rooms.
|FUNCTION CAPACITY||PRICE INDICATOR - CATERING PER PERSON||ESTIMATES|
|Minimum Capacity||1||Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage||$85|
|Maximum Capacity||1651||Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage||$103|
|Maximum Standing||1000||Conference - Day package||$73.00|
|Maximum Table Seating||692||ACCOMMODATION||FROM|
|Maximum Theatre||1651||Per Room||$139.00|
Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:
Multi purpose auditorium with theatre style stage and flat floor. The Tasman Room can be configured as three separate meeting rooms. When combined with the Auditorium, it provides seating for 1600. Comprehensive sound and lighting facilities available with two large twin screens on either side of the stage. Wrest Point has its own AV technicians on staff. A hydraulic lift allows access for large and heavy equipment including motor vehicles
|ROOM||Cocktail||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)|
|Tasman Room & Auditorium (combined)||1000||688||1651||300||5.5 - 7.5|
|Wellington Hall 1||100||90||100||50||30||30||160||3.04-3.92|
|Wellington Hall 2||100||90||100||50||30||30||150||3.04-3.92|
|Derwent Hall 1||150||140||170||75||40||35||242.5||2.8-3|
|Derwent Hall 2||50||40||40||20||20||25||115||2.8-3|
|Derwent Hall 3||75||40||40||25||20||25||136||2.8-3|
Wedding Receptions: yes
Wedding Ceremonies: yes
Training Events: yes
Sporting Club Events: yes
21st Birthdays: yes
Deb Balls and School Formals: yes
After Parties: yes
Underage Events: yes
18th Birthdays: yes
Religious Events: yes
Dinner Dances: yes
Exhibition/Product Launch: yes
Hens & Bucks Nights: yes
Food & Beverages
Allow External Catering: no
Allow External Beverages: no
AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.: yes
Outdoor Facilities: yes
Disabled Access and Facilities: yes
Public Transport Nearby: yes