Wrest Point Hotel Casino
The Wrest Point Hotel Casino stands proud on the bank of the Derwent River in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
It offers accommodation and hospitality that ranges from 3.5 stars to 4.5 stars, restaurants and bars, live shows and entertainment, health and spa facilities, and a casino with a slots, table games, and tournaments.
In addition to the resort’s manifold entertainment offerings, its prime location offers sweeping views of the city’s waterfront and of Mount Wellington. Guests also have the option of taking water ferry services to the city.
Hotel Options and Amenities
The accommodation options at Wrest Point Hotel Casino include the Wrest Point Tower and the Motor Inn. A health club that includes a gym, spa, sauna, and heated pool, and water ferry services are among the amenities and services offered at the hotel.
Room and suite options include Tower premier suites, Tower executive suites with views of the harbour, city, or mountain, Tower standard rooms with harbour, city, or mountain views, the Water Edge wing on the riverbank, and Motor Inn rooms with flat screen TVs, Tasmanian timber furniture, single and double beds, and a minibar.
Slots, Table Games and Tournaments
The casino at Wrest Point Hotel Casino features the latest electronic slot machines in two gaming areas. The available games include classic reel slots, video slots, and linked progressive jackpot slots.
The betting options available on the slot machines ranges from 1c to $1, while the jackpots on offer are often worth tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of dollars.
Blackjack, Federal Pontoon, Federal Baccarat, Money Wheel, Poker, Roulette, and Rapid Roulette are among the table games available at the casino.
Poker is an important part of the gaming offerings at Wrest Point Hotel Casino. Texas Hold’em is played on a 10 percent flat rate commission on pots over $20, and with no commission on pots under $20.
The casino hosts three annual poker tournaments; Tasmanian 3 Diamond events, held in conjunction with 888 Poker League and APL, and the Wrest Point Poker Championships among them.
Entertainment at Wrest Point Hotel Casino
In addition to the live music and other entertainment offered by the Onyx Bar, the Birdcage Bar, and the Casino Bar, Wrest Point Hotel Casino also hosts local Aussie legends and world-class acts.
Among those who have performed at the resort are John Butler, Keith Urban, the Presets, and Dylan Moran. The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra also makes its presence known at the venue.
Conferences and lifestyle showcases are also held at the hotel.
Wrest Point Hotel Casino Restaurants
The dining facilities at the Wrest Point Hotel Casino include The Point, Pier One, the Wrest Point buffet and coffee shop, the Loft Bistro, and Riverview Snacks.
Most notable of these is The Point, a 40-year-old revolving restaurant 17 floors up, with a menu inspired by French culinary traditions. Pier One offers waterfront dining experiences such as oysters and cuvee on the deck.
The buffet and coffee shop serves up traditional fare such as soup, roasts, casseroles, cold cuts, and pasta, and has a chocolate fondue fountain for interesting desserts. Tasty yet healthy pub-style meals are available at The Loft.