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The Rivulet

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Rivulet | Terrace/patio
Norfolk Cottage | Terrace/patio
Cygnet Suite

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The Rivulet

4.5 star property
Adults-only B&B in Sandy Bay

10.0/10 Exceptional

10 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
The price is AU$212
Price available on 30/11/2022
391 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, TAS, 7005
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • DVD player

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Sandy Bay

Getting around

  • Hobart International Airport (HBA) - 24 min drive
  • Tasmanian Transport Museum Station - 21 min drive
  • Boyer Station - 33 min drive


  • The Point Revolving Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • All Thai - 12 min walk
  • The Duchess Cafe - 12 min walk
  • Me Wah - 13 min walk
  • Don Camillo - 13 min walk

About this property

The Rivulet

Enjoy your visit to Hobart with a stay at The Rivulet. Free perks include WiFi, self parking, and continental breakfast daily between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. The breakfast and location get good marks from fellow travelers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
  • No alcohol served onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 38-inch flat-screen TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2 percent

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for AUD 20.00 per stay
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 45.00 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Amberley House B&B Sandy Bay
Amberley House Sandy Bay
Amberley House B&B
Amberley House
The Rivulet Sandy Bay
The Rivulet Bed & breakfast
The Rivulet Bed & breakfast Sandy Bay

Frequently asked questions

Does The Rivulet offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Rivulet does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Rivulet?
As of 29 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Rivulet on 30 Nov 2022 start from AU$212, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Rivulet?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Rivulet?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Rivulet?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Rivulet?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Rivulet?
No, this bed & breakfast doesn't have a casino, but Wrest Point Casino (3-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Rivulet and nearby?
The Rivulet has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Rivulet?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include All Thai (12-min walk), The Duchess Cafe (12-min walk), and Me Wah (13-min walk).
What's the area around The Rivulet like?
The Rivulet is a short 3-minute walk from Wrest Point Casino and 4 minutes' walk from University of Tasmania. Travelers give top marks for the bed & breakfast's prime location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Rhonda, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

I only stayed one night but wish I had stayed longer… everything about it was comfortable and styled beautifully.
Kate, 1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This was our second time staying at this property in the past couple of weeks. The property is beautifully restored and extremely comfortable. The rooms are very clean, the staff are very attentive and the breakfast is great.
kim, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very well maintained property, clean, comfortable and excellent breakfast.
Ben, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Old World Charm with modern touch.
We felt very welcome, even though we had no personal contact. All details were provided clearly, the welcome letter mad3 is feel welcomed. Well appointed room. Lavish continental breakfast. Beautiful surroundings within the property grounds. Staff at breakfast were very friendly and accommodating. A comfortable and convenient stay.
Cheryle, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wannamas, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful, beautiful building and lovely room, helpful staff, quiet and clean, breakfast was great too
Lisa, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review