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Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Experience: Connect | Food & Drink | Free

Themes: Conversation Starter

Access: Seated Option

Hadley’s Orient HotelCraving connection…or a cocktail, perhaps? Head to Hadley’s Orient Hotel, where Beaker Street Festival guests are welcomed with open arms and an impressive range of artisanal beverages. 

During the Festival, the Orient Bar & Restaurant will be mixing an exclusive range of science-themed Beaker Street Cocktails. You’ll need to taste them to find out the secret scientific twist! 

The Hotel is an experience in itself, having hosted several significant scientists and scientific moments. Embark on an immersive audio trail of the short stories about the Hotel’s history by doing the free and self-guided Trail of Terrific Tales.

Unwind with friends old and new, pick up a program, or catch your breath over a coffee. You’re sure to bump into other scientifically-minded festival-goers, and perhaps you’ll even strike up a conversation with one of our guest speakers!

Plus, Festival guests will receive 10% off accommodation* when booked using the code BEAKER23. Find out more.

AI-generated image using prompts, 2023. Midjourney. Courtesy of Beaker Street.

Hadley’s Orient Hotel

Hadley’s Orient Hotel Hobart is the one of the oldest boutique hotels in Australia. Originally constructed by convict labour in 1834, this National Trust listed hotel is a unique place to stay in the heart of the city. The property has been fully restored to reflect the Victorian era under the guidance of heritage experts. Hadley’s Orient Hotel offers guest rooms and suites, an onsite bar serving light meals, guest lounge, Traditional Afternoon Tea, conference and event space.


Eat and drink

Hadley’s welcomes you to join us for breakfast from 6.30am to 10.00am Daily. Dinner is served in the Atrium and is inspired by the Victorian era exploration of the Orient, and is influenced by seasonal, local flavours of Tasmania. The Orient Bar offers a large range of Tasmanian wines, whiskies, and local ales. Our cocktail bar is a sanctuary for those who appreciate the art of libations.



Offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For particular accessibility concerns please contact [email protected]


34 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000

Phone Number

(03) 6237 2999