Event Facilities in Hobart

Wrest Point Tasmania has the infrastructure, technical equipment and facilities to hold your event in style. As a Hobart conference venue, we have the expertise. With 15 meeting rooms, we can cater for between 2 and 1600 delegates, ranging from auditorium and boardroom spaces through to exhibition venues. We have special meeting packages on offer that include room and equipment hire.

When it comes to conferences in Tasmania, or meetings of any size, our facilities are among the best in the state. Why not book in for a working lunch with a view? No other venue matches our location, onsite accommodation options, five restaurants and four bars, boutique casino and entertainment options. Let us help you design an event just for you and your guests.

Wrest Point Tasmania has the infrastructure, technical equipment and facilities to hold your event in style. As a Hobart conference venue, we have the expertise. With 15 meeting rooms, we can cater for between 2 and 1600…

Wrest Point Tasmania has the infrastructure, technical equipment and facilities to hold your event in style. As a Hobart conference venue, we have the expertise. With 15 meeting rooms, we can cater for between 2 and 1600 delegates, ranging from auditorium and boardroom spaces through to exhibition venues. We have special meeting packages on offer that include room and equipment hire.

When it comes to conferences in Tasmania, or meetings of any size, our facilities are among the best in the state. Why not book in for a working lunch with a view? No other venue matches our location, onsite accommodation options, five restaurants and four bars, boutique casino and entertainment options. Let us help you design an event just for you and your guests.

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Tasman Room at Wrest Point Hotel & Casino in Hobart, Tasmania
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Tasman Room

This multi-purpose auditorium has a full theatre style stage and flat floor, and has played host to everything from gala balls and symphonies to business conferences and rock concerts. 

The Tasman Room is versatile and generous in size. It’s been the favoured venue for anything from conferences, meetings and functions, to entertainment and live music events. Featuring a full theatre style stage and flat floor, it lends itself to large scale celebrations. 

With built in bar facilities, the Tasman Room also boasts two dressing rooms and a green room. The room can be ‘dressed in theme’ or decorated to your desires, and the Wrest Point event coordinators work closely with local theming contractors. Let your imagination loose as others have done- converting the room into the Moulin Rouge, Tasmanian wilderness complete with Tasmanian devil footprints, Titanic, Chicago or even a Carnival with fire jugglers and stilt-walkers in the mix. 

The venue has in-built sliding walls and can be configured into three separate meeting rooms, ideal for concurrent sessions and workshops. A removable wall allows the Tasman Room to open onto the Plenary Hall, delivering theatre style seating for up to 1600. 

The Tasman Room is equipped with comprehensive sound and lighting facilities, including large twin screens on either side of the main stage. A hydraulic lift is available for access and positioning of heavy equipment.

Dimensions - Tasman Room: 25.8 m x 26.8 m
- Tasman Hall A: 22 m x 11.5 m
- Tasman Hall B: 13 m x 8.5 m
- Tasman Hall C: 11.1 m x 10.8 m

Ceiling height - 7.5 m

 

Derwent Room at Wrest Point Hotel & Casino in Hobart, Tasmania
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Derwent Room

Wanting a room with arto-deco styling and a stage, portable dance floor and bar facilities? The Derwent Room begs for some old-fashioned fun, located in the original section of Wrest Point. 

The Derwent Room features classic art deco style, and can be found in the original section of the Wrest Point complex. Being fully self-contained, this conference facility is an ideal fit for between 30 and 240 delegates. 

Talk to us about the ways this room can be configured. Whether you’re wanting to stage it as a theatre, block table seating, or even a classroom structure, the Derwent Room is adaptable. If you’re looking at a sit-down function, the room can hold a maximum of 240 guests for dinner. 

But what makes the Derwent Room special are a few key features. If you’re on the hunt for a social event venue, with its portable dance floor, stage and bar facilities, the room invites a little fun. Plus, if your event is held during winter months, the original fireplace adds a certain charm and ambience. 

As with other Wrest Point rooms, the Derwent Room can be divided into three separate venues depending on your needs, with built-in sliding walls. As such, it is suited to small and medium sized conferences. With three in-built full sized projectors and screens as well as a recent refurbishment to restore its classic art-deco style, the Derwent Room can’t wait to have you. 

Dimensions
- Derwent Room: 25 m x 21.6 m
- Derwent Hall 1: 9.7 m x 25 m
- Derwent Hall 2: 11.6 m x 9.9 m
- Derwent Hall 3: 11.4 m x 11.9 m
- Ceiling height - 2.7 m to 3.3 m