Lots of wool blankets for rugging up or having a picnic in the nearby parkGood Coffee, Tea and cow/soy milk provided

Entire home/apt

2 guests


1 bed
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About this listing

Our self-contained bedsit is furnished with the mid-century vintage hoardings, which overflow from our small house nearby. Pocketspace and will one day belong to our 6-year-old son, Oscar. We'd love you to come stay and discover a home away from home :-)

The space

A small bedsit-with-a-view in vibrant North Hobart.

Pocketspace is decked out with vintage features, quirky style and with a modern level of cleanliness. Pocketspace is an open-plan bed nook (with a double bed), living space and galley kitchen. The private bathroom has a bath and separate toilet. During the festival seasons the flat houses our traveling friends and family (that we can't squeeze into our tiny house in the nearby suburb of Moonah. We hope you'll come to stay as well!

The windows capture the morning sun, which makes the flat feel light and airy. We hope our furnishings and personal touches will capture your imagination and will contribute to a home-away-from-home Hobart experience that you rave about.

Pocketspace has: Wifi, double bed, couch, armchair, friendly houseplants, quality sheets. Record player doubles as speakers to play music via your idevice or phone. An assortment of DVD’s, books and games are all available for your use. The kitchen includes a stovetop/oven, microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge/freezer. Tea, quality ground plunger coffee and soy/cow milk, butter, spreads and local CWA jams are provided. Bathroom with shower over bath, seperate toilet. Toiletries (shampoo/conditioner/soap/bodywash/quality handsoap).

Within the building, Pocketspace is set back from the street (reduced traffic noise) with a view over North Hobart and Glebe.

Pocketspace sleeps two people who love close quarters, and each other. Babies under two years stay for free, with a highchair, pram and porta-cot available on request.

Laundry is available for stays longer than one week (please remind us when booking if you require the key).

There is unfortunately no bag storage available for before/after arrival, sorry!

Free off-street parking is located downstairs at the back of the building (access via Commercial Lane).

Guest access

The red brick building in which Pocketspace resides is called 'Northtown Apartments' 413-415 Elizabeth st. Pocketspace is apartment 10. Free off-street parking is located downstairs at the back of the building. (Access via Commercial Lane). Arriving for the first time, it might be easier to park out front on Elizabeth St. and find Pocketspace then grab the map to find the car park.
Pocketspace is apartment number 10, which is on street level when entering from Elizabeth St. The front door to the building remains unlocked.

If driving, there is 1-hour parking (no tickets required) on both sides of Elizabeth Street nearby the entrance to Northtown Apartments. If you want, park on Elizabeth St first, bring in your luggage, and then get your bearings.

If traveling from the airport a taxi will cost you roughly $55 one-way (shocking, we know). Alternatively, the airport shuttle bus will cost you $30 return, or $17 one-way. After exiting the airport terminal just hop on any Airported shuttle. You will need to get off at the corner of Argyle/Federal St. (bus stop number 7). To get to Elizabeth St walk up the hill on Federal St for one block, then turn right onto Elizabeth St and walk up the hill a few hundred meters until you see Northtown Apartments on your right-hand side. It's about a seven-minute walk.

Returning to the airport you will need to book the airport shuttle. Call up to two hours beforehand on (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN), or book online at: (URL HIDDEN)

Interaction with guests

We try to welcome all our arriving guests in person to hand-over the key and answer any questions you might have, but depending on your arrival time we might both be working and unable to meet you. In this case we can arrange to leave a key out with directions and be available on the phone should you run into any trouble. We are happy to have as little or as much interaction as you prefer. Low-key suits us fine but we have, on occasion, been known to end up at the local pub or on forest hikes with guests.

Other things to note

There is always emergency breakfast cerial on hand but if you want a proper breakfast, a locally sourced Vegetarian or Vegan breakfast can be arranged for the day of your arrival for $20 for two people. Also a local champagne/chocolate combo can be left at Pocketspace for when you arrive. Please contact Molly to make arrangements.

While staying at Pocketspace we would love you to "Check In" with the social media site beginning with 'Face' and ending with 'book' (the name of which AirBnB prevents you from publishing on their website). And if you liked your stay, you can "Like" Pocketspace at that same social media site by adding '/pocketspace.bedsit' to the the end of its domain name.

When you are here, you must see:

MONA - With its ever changing smorgasbord of inspiring and challenging art. Catch a bus from Salamanca wharf, or the ferry for a more iconically Hobart experience;

Salamanca - At night for fine imbibing, its sandstone silhouette is impossible to resist. During the daytime, take in the yacht-lined port, dotted with Antarctic icebreakers. Browse the endless galleries and shops. For humming shopping, check out the Salamanca Markets on Saturday 8am-3pm;

Farm Gate Markets - To see the locals at play and eat delicious local treats, walk down Elizabeth Street, to Bathurst St corner on Sunday 8.30am-1pm.

Forests - Tasmania holds the most ancient and moving old-growth forests in the world. Hire a car and drive just over an hour from the city to start experiencing these prehistoric treasures. Our favourite is The Styx Valley (maps provided).

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: Studio
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 32%
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Please treasure our little Pocketspace. It's a quiet building and the neighbours are residents, so we ask you respect their living space and be noise aware. The flat will one day be for our son Oscar (now a 6 year old), so please help us preserve it for him.

No smoking or pets.

But the biggest rule: Have fun and enjoy your adventure in Hobart!

We love Hobart, and we hope you will too! x



Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 24 hours of your trip and the first night is non-refundable.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit

2 nights minimum stay

190 Reviews

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Alexa User Profile
August 2017
We loved our stay in the precious Pocketspace! Molly & Andy are wonderful hosts and the space is very cute and interesting. Location was perfect for a weekend in Hobart. Thank you!

Jessica User Profile
August 2017
A great spot in a grand location. So much character in a workable space for two.

Rhiannon User Profile
July 2017
Super cute apartment in a great location. Easy & friendly communication with Molly. Would absolutely recommend.
Molly & Andy User Profile
Response from Molly & Andy:
Thanks so much for your sweet words Rhiannon, we loved having you stay. Cheers again!
July 2017

Shihang User Profile
July 2017
This is really a gorgeous place for our trip, it's clean and cozy, and thank Molly very much for everything, It's our pleasure living here. Zoey
Molly & Andy User Profile
Response from Molly & Andy:
We loved having you Zoey, thank you again!
July 2017

Meg User Profile
July 2017
Molly and Andy's place is perfect for what ever holiday you are seeking in Hobart. Walking distance to city centre and surrounded by beautiful architecture and restaurants. Molly was a pleasure to meet and made everything super easy. The house is a home and fully equipped for anything you could possibly need. Thanks so much guys Can't wait to come back and stay again Meg xx
Molly & Andy User Profile
Response from Molly & Andy:
It was great to meet you Meg and I hope you had a wonderful experience exploring the Hobart galleries. Pleased to have met you :)
July 2017

Anna User ProfileAnna is a superhost.
July 2017
Stayed 2 nights at pocketspace. Great location just a few minutes walk from north hobarts many cafes and eateries. The flat was clean, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed to enjoy our first stay in Hobart. All the information we needed was provided. Would love to stay again!
Molly & Andy User Profile
Response from Molly & Andy:
So sweet, thank you for your lovely review Anna. Thanks for staying with us :-)
July 2017

Laura User Profile
July 2017
Pocketspace was absolutely perfect for what we wanted. It was clean, tidy and just a lovely space to be in. It was warm and cosy. Close enough to everything: North hobart right on our door step. We had a fantastic few days chilling out :) Thank you so much Molly, Andy and Oscar xo
Molly & Andy User Profile
Response from Molly & Andy:
I'm so glad you both had agreat time in Hobart Laura!
July 2017

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Molly & Andy User Profile

We are Molly, Andy, and 6-year-old Oscar.

Molly is a Social Anthropologist and Ceramicist. Andy is a Political Adviser. Oscar is in Grade 1.

Oscar's interests include Japanese anime, punk-rock music, and his cat Sweet. Molly and Andy's interests include all things retro and vintage, good coffee, each other, and Oscar.

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