10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Fern Tree, Australia - Updated 2023

airbnb Fern-Tree Australia

Fern Tree is a suburb of Hobart, named after the Tasmanian tree fern, which is endemic in the region. The most well-known attraction in the area is Mount Wellington, which rises 1,270 meters (4,166.7 feet) above sea level. Fern Tree is also a favorite among outdoorsy folks, as it features nature trails that allow visitors to enjoy picturesque views. O'Grady Falls is also less than 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) away from this area.

Even outdoor lovers appreciate staying in a comfortable place for a good night’s rest. Choose among these Airbnb vacation rentals, if you’re looking for somewhere to stay in the area during your holiday in Fern Tree.

1. Charming, 1820s converted barn (from USD 228)

Once serving as a barn that dates back to the 1820s, this property has since been converted into a piece of property that’s charming, cozy, and well-lit. Located just a few minutes away from the center of Hobart, this rental is just right for two people, as it comes furnished with the essentials that they may need during their stay, including a kitchen, washing machine, Wi-Fi, and a free parking space. Restaurants, cafes, and shops are all within walking distance from this property.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
694 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish space outstanding amenities cozy and very comfortable
loved the espresso machine glassware aesop products and dyson fan
the linen bedding and bed is so comfortable i honestly had the best sleep in years here
nice and warm on a cold night with everything you need for a comfortable stay in style
it was hard to venture out of the property such a beautiful comfortable and considered space
it was clean and comfortable
clean exactly as pictured
the place was really clean loved the linen on the bed
liz and alex’s barn was clean and super handy for hobart highly recommended
everything was better than my expectation in terms of clean details of here and there
wonderful hosts and a very enjoyable experience
amazing place with amazing hosts
hosts were very attentive including giving us detailed recommendations for visiting hobart
were also so helpful
prompt responses from hosts and thoughtful touches
the location was perfect
close to everything and central to all the deliciousness
lovely cute place close to hobart city
location is perfect so close to town but still so quiet
great location to the cbd and salamanca
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2. Treetop escape in central Hobart (from USD 196)

Providing guests with views of majestic Mount Wellington, this two-story, timber home is just the ticket for those who want to experience rustic living, without sacrificing access to the amenities they may need in a vacation house. The property features a kitchen, that allows you to prepare your meals without any difficulty. Laundry facilities are also available for guests’ use.

Despite being located in bushland, the house is just a short drive away from the center of Hobart, making it easy for guests to explore what the city has to offer in terms of food or entertainment. Do note that there are stairs leading up to the property.

Treetop escape in central Hobart
South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
488 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi was very strong
nice apartment and great view
lovely personal wall installation touches and view of the mountains from the wood heated family room
kitchen was very well stocked with condiments which allowed us to do simple food prep for our children
amazing "treehouse" good facilities and great use of natural/recycled materials
sparkling clean and comfortable beds
the place was clean unique and convenient
dan’s place is immaculate clean and tidy
great accommodation clean well maintained and well stocked with everything you need
really clean and abundance of cooking essential
the host was very helpful and even help us received our sim cards
the owners are clearly ethical too so its nice to support people who care about the environment
host is responsive n awesomely nice
we had a great (email hidden by airbnb) munication with the host was prompt and helpful
dan is a good host and communicated very well
good location too
great central location for sightseeing shopping and activities
perfect location near hobart city and mount wellington
great location right at the foot of the mountain and close to everything in hobart
beautiful quiet and pretty location
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3. Magical home at the foot of Mount Wellington (from USD 92)

Situated at the foot of Mount Wellington, this rental allows you to enjoy rural life while remaining just a short drive away from the city of Hobart. Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the River Derwent, right from the comfort of your bedroom. The rental comes with a kitchen and free parking space. All of the water utilized in the property is from the nearby mountain stream, said to be one of the freshest in the world. Organic tea and coffee are provided for guests’ enjoyment.

The surrounding property features gorgeous greenery, both wild and cultivated. Do note that there is a pet dog and beehives on the property, all of which are maintained by the host.

Magical Mountain Nest
South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
576 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the hot shower and good internet connection also
it was lovely to wake to sunrise views over hobart from bed
mieke warmed up our rooms with the heater when we left which was very thoughtful
with just enough room for two we had a pleasant stay with all of the amenities we required
beautiful views cosy as and a very comfy bed
perfect location very clean place and fast communication
the studio apartment was very clean and mieke and her family are very sweet
small and quirky clean and cosy with gorgeous view in quiet location close to many walks
it was an enjoyable stay clean with a full kitchen sufficient for basic meals
the home was clean and cozy with everything we needed for the 2 nights
mieke was a great host
mieke is a great host
mieke is a really friendly host
mieke was a great host and the property is lovely
mieke was a wonderful host and very quick to respond
great location away from the city
a perfect place to get away and yet still so close to everything
a lovely place away from the hustle and bustle of city life
we loved this home a true break yet so close to the city
mieke's place was in a perfect location so quiet and beautiful
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4. Alpine chalet at the foot of Mount Wellington (from USD 48)

Enjoy a slice of history by staying in this property, or simply be right near the natural attractions that Tasmania boasts of. This chalet, which is over a century old, is situated right on the slopes of Mount Wellington, making it easy for guests to access destinations such as Bruny Island, the D’Entrecastreaux Channel, the Huon Valley, the Weld Valley forests, Tahune Forest Air Walk, Hartz Mountains, Hasting Caves, and the World Heritage South West National Park.

The chalet itself comes furnished with all the essentials to make guests feel right at home during their stay. Each room is equipped with heaters, to make guests feel warm and comfortable.

Alpine chalet Mt Wellington Hobart
Fern Tree, Tasmania, Australia
576 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi has with good bandwidth and available 24/7
the room has both heater and electric heating blanket which was a lifesaver even in nov (spring)
there were clear and easy to follow wifi instructions on cards
the room is true to the photos in the listing
breakfast and cooking amenities are well provided as well
toilet is clean with complimentary shampoo and body wash
really wished the room and bathroom were clean and well-kempt though
mark is really nice and the room is clean
the room was so comfortable and clean
his house is very clean and cosy and it's an amazing spot up mount wellington
mark was a great host
he was such a lovely host
mark is a great host
mark is a fantastic host and warm host
mark was a fantastic host
a great location also
the location was great being close to walks at mt
the distance and direction to hobart central was relatively easy going
mark's house is easily accessible with a bus-stop within walking distance
about a 10 minute drive to central hobart so easy access
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5. Guest house with a mountain view (from USD 93)

Located right on the foothills of Mount Wellington, this one-bedroom guest house, which houses up to five people, allows visitors to be as close to nature as possible. Trekking trails are practically right on your doorstep, as is native wildlife. The house is wood heated, allowing guests to feel warm and cozy. An electric blanket is also available in the main bed, if you need a bit more warmth.

The house also comes with a kitchen and laundry facilities. Rates are inclusive of breakfast. The city center of Hobart is just five to 10 minutes from here.

Mountain View Guest House
South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
337 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous mountain views great bathroom and kitchen
the view is amazing perfect for the breakfast and start the day
amenities are great and the wood fire makes those cold tassynights and mornings much more comfortable
very generous breakfast provisions and a real treat in the homemade jams
greet by amazing mountain view every morning lovely apartment great kitchen and jam for breakfast
clean quiet & reasonably private
the place was clean and neat
paul and santi’s guesthouse was very clean neat tidy and well appointed
their place is clean sun-drenched and a wonderful mix of modern and cozy
we are spend a good time in this house the fire it was really good it was really clean
santi has been a great host
paul and santi are really great hosts
santi and paul were great hosts
paul and santi are very helpful and kind
paul and santi are kind friendly and very attentive hosts
great location and quiet
wonderful location and great little place
beautiful house at an amazing location
a lovely place to stay close to everything
the place was nice and close to mt w
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6. Gorgeous garden studio near central Hobart (from USD 73)

Located in Ridgeway, which is about 10 minutes away from the center of Hobart, this studio comes equipped with everything you may need and gives you great views of gorgeous gardens. If you are lucky, you can even enjoy some of the garden’s produce, yourself! A portacot can be provided for infants or a single bed for one child. Kids will love bouncing up and down on the trampoline, right by the garden.

This property is not only a short drive away from the city of Hobart, it is also just a short distance from Mount Wellington, where you can explore a number of nature trails.

Gorgeous garden studio Hobart
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
229 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has all the amenities you require for a comfortable stay
lovely studio apartment with extra touches like fresh flowers fruit and yoghurt
i enjoyed the space very much and have comfortable nights sleeping
we had a lovely stay super cozy place surrounded by a beautiful garden
a very comfortable stay for two adults and a child
the studio was very clean and comfortable
the place was very clean and comfortable
this apartment is really beautiful and outstandingly clean and comfortable
the studio was clean and neat
it is incredibly clean and comfortable
thank you for being a lovely host gabi
friendly hosts and great surrounds - excellent
they are excellent hosts helpful but not intrusive
gabi & family were great host
gabi is a super host
great place in a great location
great studio in an amazing location
only 15 minutes into hobart so location was great
it’s not far from the town central and it is tranquillity
the location is also beautiful halfway up mount wellington
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7. Private cabin in a bush setting, near the city

Located right in Fern Tree, this home is about a 12-minute drive to the city of Hobart. The property comes with its own kitchen, which is great for those who plan on preparing their own meals. However, those who are not interested in cooking while on holiday need not worry, as there is a nearby, local mountain tavern, that offers great food. Other dining options can be found in Kingston, the suburb neighboring Fern Tree. An indoor fireplace helps keep guests warm and toasty, while indoors.

Private, bush setting, near city !
Fern Tree, Tasmania, Australia
166 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was comfortable with all amenities necessary
the space is self contained with a kitchenette and bathroom spacious and comfortable
the room was clean and all amenities are provided
the house was exactly as described and very comfortable
a lovely small house in a rural setting outside hobart with good facilities
cabin was clean and comfy
great place and really clean
the cabin was clean and very comfortable
the studio was clean spacious and thoughtfully furnished
the apartment is spotlessly clean spacious quiet and comfortable
great hosts and helped with any requests
hosts were very welcoming and friendly
great hosts and nice conversation
and lovely hosts too
the hosts were helpful and responded immediately to requests for assistance
so many beautiful sights so close by
a great place to get away
a comfortable cottage perfectly suited to a quiet few days away
we highly recommend this location and hope to be back one day
the location is approx 15 minutes from the hobart cbd along a winding but picturesque road
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8. Cosy bush retreat - 15 minutes from the city (from USD 76)

Surrounded by gardens and the bushland, this tiny house is the perfect accommodation for couples or solo travelers looking for a place to spend a quiet holiday. The property features a kitchen and Wi-Fi, as well as an external bathroom and laundry area. Do note that a ladder will need to be climbed in order to reach the sleeping area.

Cosy bush retreat 15 mins from city
South Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
177 reviews  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the loft bed requires reasonable mobility but very cool space
well equipped quiet comfortable
very clean and realy amazing
clean and perfect for a stay in hobart
everything was clean and tidy yet very homey at the same time
it was clean and had everything we needed for a warm and comfortable stay
the space is immaculately clean and tidy and we felt right at home
louise is the perfect host
louise is a fantastic host and her place is secluded and peaceful
louise was very helpful whenever i sent her a message to ask something
louise was prompt and helpful in her communication she had great suggestions for everything i needed
lou was brilliant and very helpful
great quiet place close to the city
quiet and peaceful great location with easy access to central hobart
great location as a base for tourists
cute little cabin with everything you need and a perfect location
excellent place relaxing great location quiet
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9. Mountain retreat - 12 minutes from Hobart (from USD 70)

Located right in the bush, at the foot of Mount Wellington, this property is a great choice for those who want to enjoy a quiet getaway in nature. For an additional fee, guests may even try having a bush bath. Despite its relative isolation, this property is equipped with modern facilities, including a heater, a smart TV, Wi-Fi, USB chargers, and a laptop. It is also just a short drive away from Hobart’s city center. Do note that there is a dog on the property.

Mountain Retreat 12mins from Hobart
Ridgeway, Tasmania, Australia
224 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was great to have wifi included
the studio well set up with all the necessary amenities to make the stay very cosy and comfortable
the bed is extremely cozy and looks out to an amazing view
andrew & mollie’s place is comfortable and beautiful
perfect self-contained little room with cooking facilities and a stunning private balcony
incredibly clean and quiet surroundings
it is clean and cosy for 3 of us
very comfortable clean and tidy place
the place itself is clean warm and cozy
comfortable clean and well appointed space
the host are very friendly
the host is very kind and helpful
the hosts were incredibly accommodating and made us feel so comfortable
a lovely little place attached to the hosts home
host : super helpful & nice responsive
absolutely beautiful location and space
absolutely brilliant located in such a picturesque location yet so close to the hobart cbd
so close to the city centre yet was a perfect relaxing getaway
the house located on a very convenient spot which is easy to find and close to nature
location : easy access to beautiful visitor spots
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10. Treetop hideaway - 10 minutes from Hobart

This property is a hideaway in the truest sense, as it lies hidden and secluded among the trees, right by Mount Wellington. You’ll feel very close to nature here, as you can wake up to the sounds of the various birds that make the bushland their home. This rental, which fits up to four guests, features an open-plan living and dining area, complete with a fully-equipped kitchen. The property has been lovingly decorated with Tasmanian-made antiques and handicrafts, thereby allowing guests to imbibe the beauty of the local scene.

Treetops Hideaway 10 mins to Hobart
Fern Tree, Tasmania, Australia
159 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views basic facilities to meet all your needs
we appreciated the heaters in every room as we had some really cold nights
very comfortable space to relax & rest
very comfortable and am glad to stay there
comfortable beds and all you need in the kitchen
the space was clean and lovely beautiful garden
the space itself was clean and comfortable and easy to access
you can expect a nice clean and quite retreat just 10 minutes from the city
unit was spacious and clean
this was a convenient clean pleasant and well equipped airbnb stay in a beautiful spot
lovely hosts and accommodation
wonderful genuinely friendly hosts
hosts were friendly and always available to solve any issues
the hosts were very friendly and helpful
anne is a very friendly host and response quickly to our questions
location is great near to hobart city and mount wellington
great location on the way to mt
such a lovely location
great location quiet and private
anne's place is located in proximity to beautiful walking trails around mount wellington
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Fern-tastic outdoor adventures await you!

Fern Tree offers a number of outdoor activities that will surely satisfy what nature lovers are looking for. If you’re looking for a place to set up a base that will allow you to explore these attractions at your leisure, look no further than this list of Airbnb rentals.

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