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Best suburbs to live in Greater Hobart Region, TAS

Top ranked suburbs rated by locals in the community.

West Hobart

4.5Ranked 1st

"My favourite suburb"

West Hobart is adjacent to the CBD and juts high into the foothills of Mount Wellington. Stunningly beautiful, with the houses high on the hills having incredible views! A large range of housing types…
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4.5Ranked 2nd
Justin Shedden

"Great place to Live"

Lived here for 26 years, great community friendly neighbourhood
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4.5Ranked 3rd

"Quiet, central to everywhere, lovely views"

Lutana is a lovely subburb close to the city center, the Northgate Shopping center and the bridge. You have either mountain or water views almost anywhere in Lutana. Busses connect you to the rest of …
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South Hobart

4.5Ranked 4th
Colin Miller

"South Hobart is Hobart's first suburb"

Settled by the merchant and professional classes in the 1800s, who wanted to get away from the noise and smell of Hobarton, South Hobart is Hobart's first suburb and home to many of the most beautiful…
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Blackmans Bay

4Ranked 5th

"Perfect for all ages!"

I love the vibe of living in a coastal town! So family friendly, close to beach, great food , schools and shopping! The city is only a 15 minute commute! Our street is so quiet and all the neighbours…
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4Ranked 6th

"Love it"

Safe, plenty of options for things to do and great for all walks of life :)
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Primrose Sands

4Ranked 7th

"A hidden gem"

I moved to Primrose Sands last year. It’s a quiet little town, about 40 minutes drive to Hobart if you’re commuting, with a mix of permanent residents and weekenders, but it’s never busy. The beach i…
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West Moonah

4Ranked 8th

"Great location"

Great location, views and an affordable purchase by Hobart standards. 15 mins from town with less traffic at rush hour than most suburbs. Loads of shops, cafes and restaurants on Main Street. Formally…
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Tolmans Hill

4Ranked 9th
Colin Miller

"John Gibbs Tolman"

This suburb is named after John Gibbs Tolman, a Hobart businessman, who purchased the whole area for just £650 in 1889 and until the 1990s was mostly bush and pastoral land. It is likely to be the la…
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Seven Mile Beach

4Ranked 10th

"Lovely beachside settlement"

This is a lovely part of Hobart to visit - a nice and quiet community with a very sandy beach that is comparable to other good beaches in Australia and New Zealand, but much less busy! It's a very ea…
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North Hobart

4Ranked 11th

"Diverse Suburb & Friendly Village Atmosphere"

I have lived in several suburbs around greater Hobart but this spot is my favourite because it is safe,close to all vital services, within walking distance to everything, full of the best eateries and…
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4Ranked 12th
David Scott

"Howrah is the best place to live in Tasmania"

Great suburb! SAFE great water view. lovely friendly people shopping centers available beautiful gardens easy traffic any more do u want? yes, non-rocket property price compared with other suburbs…
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Lenah Valley

4Ranked 13th

"Dream suburb"

Absolutly amazing suburb has the best of everything. Can drive to work on many different routes and never get stuck in traffic like some other suburbs. Family friendly, lots of parks. All the shops y…
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4Ranked 14th

"Exciting suburb north of Hobart CBD"

Moonah has its own story and a true blue identity. First of the Northern Suburbs outside of Hobart but still considered part of the Greater Hobart Region. My wife and I purchased our first home in…
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Mount Stuart

4Ranked 15th

"Mount Stuart - by someone who actually lives there"

Small bear - you obviously have problems and none of them relate to living in the beautiful suburb of Mount Stuart. My wife and I have lived in Mount Stuart for over 10 years and our children attend t…
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Sandy Bay

4Ranked 16th


Arguably Hobart's wealthiest suburb, close to some of the best schools in Hobart. It is very close to the city second highest house prices on average in Hobart, only after Battery Point, but because t…
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3.5Ranked 17th

"Amenities galore, great views, and good family vibe"

I've just bought a house in Glenorchy. It's a very pleasant suburb, about 8km from Hobart CBD, and an easy/short drive there. The suburb is fantastic for ammenities - many shopping centres, cafes,…
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3.5Ranked 18th

"Quiet but beautiful"

Rosny really surprised me. It has magnificent views. Rosny Hill has some lovely walks along with the glorious Clarence foreshore walk. Mostly 1960s-1970s architecture which mean the blocks of land are…
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Midway Point

3.5Ranked 19th
Rosey Naime

"Best kept secret."

No place in Hobart like Midway point. Very central location, 16 min to city, 5 min to airport 5 minutes to supermarkets, on the mail touring routes to all major attractions. Surrounded by waterways.…
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3.5Ranked 20th

"Nice and warm countryside"

I have moved here in 2018. In the beginning, I really worried about the negative news about this suburb. But on the first day, my neighbor gave us a nice and warm welcome. While we are doing painting …
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