MONA Pavilions

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MONA Pavilions
This selection of eight individually styled luxury pavilions is owned and operated by Hobart’s groundbreaking Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), and each of the eight standalone units is named in honor of a celebrated Australian artist or architect. Some also feature works from their namesake creators -- for example, a 1946 depiction of the crucifixion of Christ by the late Arthur Boyd hangs on the walls of the Arthur pavilion, while the Charles unit features a 1951 piece by Charles Blackman entitled Cat on the Roof. While decor varies greatly from pavilion to pavilion, they generally have a modern vibe, with geometrically unusual approaches to interior architecture (think asymmetrical sloped windows and walls) and streamlined contemporary furniture.

While the pavilions feel very much like little houses (albeit with minibars stocked with wine sourced from the on-site Moorilla Estate), it also offers up plenty of the comforts of a traditional hotel, including room service from MONA's The Source Restaurant and a fitness center with a lovely infinity pool. Perhaps the biggest perk, at least for art lovers, is the chance to go on a private tour of the museum, held for guests every Tuesday afternoon (when the museum is closed) and concluding with a wine-tasting at the complex's wine bar, the Cellar Door.
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Hobart TAS 7000, Australia