could be built on the site of the Hobart showground as part of proposed changes to boost financial viability.
As well as the hotel, there are also plans to build medium-density housing on the Glenorchy property.
About 40,000 people attended this year’s three-day Royal Hobart Show, hitting the lower end of the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania’s target.
The busiest day was the Thursday, with more than 21,000 people through the gates.
Friday night was also busy but Saturday’s weather, including forecast high winds, seemed to keep people away, with only 5000 attending.
RAST’s Scott Gadd said the new three-day format had proved successful.