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.
#thebarnTASHobart, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:stylish space outstanding amenities cozy and very comfortableloved the espresso machine glassware aesop products and dyson fanthe linen bedding and bed is so comfortable i honestly had the best sleep in years herenice and warm on a cold night with everything you need for a comfortable stay in styleit was hard to venture out of the property such a beautiful comfortable and considered space
Cleanliness:it was clean and comfortableclean exactly as picturedthe place was really clean loved the linen on the bedliz and alex’s barn was clean and super handy for hobart highly recommendedeverything was better than my expectation in terms of clean details of here and there
Host:wonderful hosts and a very enjoyable experienceamazing place with amazing hostshosts were very attentive including giving us detailed recommendations for visiting hobartwere also so helpfulprompt responses from hosts and thoughtful touchesRead more reviews
Location:the location was perfectclose to everything and central to all the deliciousnesslovely cute place close to hobart citylocation is perfect so close to town but still so quietgreat location to the cbd and salamanca
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 HobartSouth Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Amenities & Room:wi-fi was very strongnice apartment and great viewlovely personal wall installation touches and view of the mountains from the wood heated family roomkitchen was very well stocked with condiments which allowed us to do simple food prep for our childrenamazing "treehouse" good facilities and great use of natural/recycled materials
Cleanliness:sparkling clean and comfortable bedsthe place was clean unique and convenientdan’s place is immaculate clean and tidygreat accommodation clean well maintained and well stocked with everything you needreally clean and abundance of cooking essential
Host:the host was very helpful and even help us received our sim cardsthe owners are clearly ethical too so its nice to support people who care about the environmenthost is responsive n awesomely nicewe had a great (email hidden by airbnb) munication with the host was prompt and helpfuldan is a good host and communicated very wellRead more reviews
Location:good location toogreat central location for sightseeing shopping and activitiesperfect location near hobart city and mount wellingtongreat location right at the foot of the mountain and close to everything in hobartbeautiful quiet and pretty location
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 NestSouth Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we enjoyed the hot shower and good internet connection alsoit was lovely to wake to sunrise views over hobart from bedmieke warmed up our rooms with the heater when we left which was very thoughtfulwith just enough room for two we had a pleasant stay with all of the amenities we requiredbeautiful views cosy as and a very comfy bed
Cleanliness:perfect location very clean place and fast communicationthe studio apartment was very clean and mieke and her family are very sweetsmall and quirky clean and cosy with gorgeous view in quiet location close to many walksit was an enjoyable stay clean with a full kitchen sufficient for basic mealsthe home was clean and cozy with everything we needed for the 2 nights
Host:mieke was a great hostmieke is a great hostmieke is a really friendly hostmieke was a great host and the property is lovelymieke was a wonderful host and very quick to respondRead more reviews
Location:great location away from the citya perfect place to get away and yet still so close to everythinga lovely place away from the hustle and bustle of city lifewe loved this home a true break yet so close to the citymieke's place was in a perfect location so quiet and beautiful
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 HobartFern Tree, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi has with good bandwidth and available 24/7the 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 cardsthe room is true to the photos in the listingbreakfast and cooking amenities are well provided as well
Cleanliness:toilet is clean with complimentary shampoo and body washreally wished the room and bathroom were clean and well-kempt thoughmark is really nice and the room is cleanthe room was so comfortable and cleanhis house is very clean and cosy and it's an amazing spot up mount wellington
Host:mark was a great hosthe was such a lovely hostmark is a great hostmark is a fantastic host and warm hostmark was a fantastic hostRead more reviews
Location:a great location alsothe location was great being close to walks at mtthe distance and direction to hobart central was relatively easy goingmark's house is easily accessible with a bus-stop within walking distanceabout a 10 minute drive to central hobart so easy access
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 HouseSouth Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:gorgeous mountain views great bathroom and kitchenthe view is amazing perfect for the breakfast and start the dayamenities are great and the wood fire makes those cold tassynights and mornings much more comfortablevery generous breakfast provisions and a real treat in the homemade jamsgreet by amazing mountain view every morning lovely apartment great kitchen and jam for breakfast
Cleanliness:clean quiet & reasonably privatethe place was clean and neatpaul and santi’s guesthouse was very clean neat tidy and well appointedtheir place is clean sun-drenched and a wonderful mix of modern and cozywe are spend a good time in this house the fire it was really good it was really clean
Host:santi has been a great hostpaul and santi are really great hostssanti and paul were great hostspaul and santi are very helpful and kindpaul and santi are kind friendly and very attentive hostsRead more reviews
Location:great location and quietwonderful location and great little placebeautiful house at an amazing locationa lovely place to stay close to everythingthe place was nice and close to mt w
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 HobartHobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Amenities & Room:has all the amenities you require for a comfortable staylovely studio apartment with extra touches like fresh flowers fruit and yoghurti enjoyed the space very much and have comfortable nights sleepingwe had a lovely stay super cozy place surrounded by a beautiful gardena very comfortable stay for two adults and a child
Cleanliness:the studio was very clean and comfortablethe place was very clean and comfortablethis apartment is really beautiful and outstandingly clean and comfortablethe studio was clean and neatit is incredibly clean and comfortable
Host:thank you for being a lovely host gabifriendly hosts and great surrounds - excellentthey are excellent hosts helpful but not intrusivegabi & family were great hostgabi is a super hostRead more reviews
Location:great place in a great locationgreat studio in an amazing locationonly 15 minutes into hobart so location was greatit’s not far from the town central and it is tranquillitythe location is also beautiful halfway up mount wellington
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
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Amenities & Room:the cottage was comfortable with all amenities necessarythe space is self contained with a kitchenette and bathroom spacious and comfortablethe room was clean and all amenities are providedthe house was exactly as described and very comfortablea lovely small house in a rural setting outside hobart with good facilities
Cleanliness:cabin was clean and comfygreat place and really cleanthe cabin was clean and very comfortablethe studio was clean spacious and thoughtfully furnishedthe apartment is spotlessly clean spacious quiet and comfortable
Host:great hosts and helped with any requestshosts were very welcoming and friendlygreat hosts and nice conversationand lovely hosts toothe hosts were helpful and responded immediately to requests for assistanceRead more reviews
Location:so many beautiful sights so close bya great place to get awaya comfortable cottage perfectly suited to a quiet few days awaywe highly recommend this location and hope to be back one daythe location is approx 15 minutes from the hobart cbd along a winding but picturesque road
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 citySouth Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Amenities & Room:the loft bed requires reasonable mobility but very cool spacewell equipped quiet comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and realy amazingclean and perfect for a stay in hobarteverything was clean and tidy yet very homey at the same timeit was clean and had everything we needed for a warm and comfortable staythe space is immaculately clean and tidy and we felt right at home
Host:louise is the perfect hostlouise is a fantastic host and her place is secluded and peacefullouise was very helpful whenever i sent her a message to ask somethinglouise was prompt and helpful in her communication she had great suggestions for everything i neededlou was brilliant and very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great quiet place close to the cityquiet and peaceful great location with easy access to central hobartgreat location as a base for touristscute little cabin with everything you need and a perfect locationexcellent place relaxing great location quiet
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 HobartRidgeway, Tasmania, AustraliaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it was great to have wifi includedthe studio well set up with all the necessary amenities to make the stay very cosy and comfortablethe bed is extremely cozy and looks out to an amazing viewandrew & mollie’s place is comfortable and beautifulperfect self-contained little room with cooking facilities and a stunning private balcony
Cleanliness:incredibly clean and quiet surroundingsit is clean and cosy for 3 of usvery comfortable clean and tidy placethe place itself is clean warm and cozycomfortable clean and well appointed space
Host:the host are very friendlythe host is very kind and helpfulthe hosts were incredibly accommodating and made us feel so comfortablea lovely little place attached to the hosts homehost : super helpful & nice responsiveRead more reviews
Location:absolutely beautiful location and spaceabsolutely brilliant located in such a picturesque location yet so close to the hobart cbdso close to the city centre yet was a perfect relaxing getawaythe house located on a very convenient spot which is easy to find and close to naturelocation : easy access to beautiful visitor spots
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 HobartFern Tree, Tasmania, Australia
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Amenities & Room:stunning views basic facilities to meet all your needswe appreciated the heaters in every room as we had some really cold nightsvery comfortable space to relax & restvery comfortable and am glad to stay therecomfortable beds and all you need in the kitchen
Cleanliness:the space was clean and lovely beautiful gardenthe space itself was clean and comfortable and easy to accessyou can expect a nice clean and quite retreat just 10 minutes from the cityunit was spacious and cleanthis was a convenient clean pleasant and well equipped airbnb stay in a beautiful spot
Host:lovely hosts and accommodationwonderful genuinely friendly hostshosts were friendly and always available to solve any issuesthe hosts were very friendly and helpfulanne is a very friendly host and response quickly to our questionsRead more reviews
Location:location is great near to hobart city and mount wellingtongreat location on the way to mtsuch a lovely locationgreat location quiet and privateanne's place is located in proximity to beautiful walking trails around mount wellington
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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