Here is the Essential Solutions Hottest Hotel ‘s for business travel, your next event, meeting , retreat, dinner & drinks with a friend or a getaway.
2018 New Openings, New Branding and Renovations
OVOLO INCHCOLM Brisbane
Ovolo Inchcolm is a distinctive boutique hotel with 50 art deco rooms of impeccable style & charm that’s located in the heart of Brisbane on the cusp of the CBD. Mixing together the nostalgia of the past with luxurious modern finishes ensures guests will want to come back time and time again.
The Calile Hotel Brisbane
Brisbane’s newest urban resort hotel right in the heart of Fortitude Valley’s fashion and dining district. The Luxurious Calile Hotel celebrates contrasts of a subtropical resort on a city streetscape. The 175 room hotel combines architectural amenities with climate-centric spaces, think pool side cabanas fusing warm weather with warmer hospitality.
Spicers Guest House Hunter Valley– 30 million renovation
Post a multi-million-dollar renovation, Spicers Guest house offers a relaxed luxury experience right in the heart of the Hunter Valley. The fresh contemporary uplift welcomes guests like a warm hug and embodies the spirit of the original Guest House. Each of the 46 luxuriously appointed guest rooms feature a classic contemporary feel, drawing upon the natual colour scheme of the Hunter region.
Four Points Sheraton Central Park Sydney
Blending leisure and business is a key travel trend, and the four-star, business-oriented hotel says that its location in the heart of Central Park, in Sydney’s inner-city suburb of Chippendale. Located close the the Sydney CBD and Kensingston Street, Sydney hip dining precinct. Featuring 297 rooms and suites and 7 flexible event spaces, the Four Points by Sheraton is ideal for business for the independant traveler and meetings.
The Collectionist Hotel, Camperdown, Sydney
The collectionist is a boutique hotel located in a converted warehouse in Camperdown. The Hotel is no normal hotel. It is as individual as the guest is, offering 39 unique and individually designed guest rooms. The Hotel is toued as the choose-your-own-adventure style hotel, where guests are invited to select their own room at check-in, based on the interior style they are most drawn to and category. The room categories are based on size and outdoor spaces.
QT Perth CBD
A boutique hotel, impeccably dressed for those who appreciate the finer things. QT Perth is a polished diamond in the heart of Western Australia. Perfect for modern explorers, wild flowers and the creatively charged, this urban oasis is your gateway to all that Perth has to offer. Each of the 184 lavish room is designed with local jarrah timber, rich velvet and polished brass, signature QT Gel Beds and most have city views.
Westin Perth CBD
Situated in the heart of the rejuvenated east end of Perth CBD, this upscale hotel is the perfect base for a stay in Perth. As the cornerstone of a new vision for Perth’s East End, it is the jewel in Hibernian Place. With wellness for guests in min, the hotel includes 24 suites furnished with the brand’s signature luxury amenities, locally owned and operated Bodhi J Wellness Spa, large-scale fitness centre, an outdoor infinity swimming pool, meeting spaces and ballroom. Guy Grossi’s signature restaurant Garum is a key drawcard for both guests and locals alike.
United Places Botanic Gardens Melbourne
A reimagining of the boutique hotel experience, United Places Botanic Gardens offers a sexy and stylish sanctuary. The Hotel comprises of 12 suites featuring the best in design, cuisine and ensuring guests feel at home via adding a butler service a class style and setting. All of the Hotel suites boast a range of luxe, textural embellishment-velvet drapes, richly coloured Italian hardwood floors, thoughtfully appointed kitchen, a private balcony, spacious bathrooms with premium Le Labo amenities, mini bar complete with fresh, local produce and Award winning Chef Restaurantuer, Scott Picket. Downstairs guests of the Hotel have priority seating at Scott’s new restaurant, Matilda.
The Provincial Ballarat
A playful and sophisticated 23 suite Boutique hotel in the heart of Ballart, located within a beautiful heritage building. The Provincial is just like staying at your super stylish friend’s house. The revamped style reminiscent of Halcyon House in Cabarita Beach ensures the hotel blends relaxed chic vibes with a nod towards the building’s Victorian heritage. Boasting a central position in the heart of the city’s centre The Provincial Ballarat hotel is a short 5-minute walk from the Art Gallery of Ballarat. The famous Sovereign Hill open air museum and the site of the Eureka Stockade are both a 5-minute drive away. The town of Ballarat is a 1-hour drive from Melbourne’s CBD.
Lola restaurant, named after one of Ballarat’s most memorable female characters from the Goldfields era – dancer, actress and courtesan Lola Montez, is the newest offering to Ballarat’s ever-growing food scene. Lola is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a locally sourced, seasonally driven menu with a European influence. Head Chef Shaun Thomson brings his experience working alongside Peter Gilmore (Quay, Sydney), Neil Perry (Rockpool, Melbourne) and Peter Kuruvita (Flying Fish, Fiji) to create a delicious, honest and impressive dining experience. Lola’s wine list has been constructed by boutique local winemaker and former international sommelier Troy Walsh, owner of Attwood wines, reflecting the excellent wine making surrounding Ballarat.
2019 Hottest New Openings
Art Series Hotel – The Fantauzzo
5 Boundary St, Brisbane City
The newest member of The Art Series family, The Fantauzzo brings luxury accommodation to the newly developed Howard Smith Wharves. Located right under the Story Bridge, The 5-star Fantauzzo is a masterful blend of architecture, nature and art.
Accommodation Rooms: 166 suites
Meeting Spaces: 3 rooms catering to approx. 20 -25 guests each
Distance from airport: Approx. 25 minutes
Hotel Features: The six-storey luxury hotel has been carved into the cliff beneath the Story Bridge. Taking inspiration from acclaimed Australian painter Vincent Fantauzzo the hotel offers a seamless combination of art, design and functionality. Boasting a spectacular rooftop pool with sweeping views of the Brisbane River and The City, as well as a Gym and four food and beverage outlets.
SKYE Suites Sydney
300 Kent St, Sydney
A convenient luxury hotel in the heart of Sydney CBD.
Accommodation Rooms: 73 Bold modern boutique suites
Meeting Spaces: N/A
Distance from airport: Approx. 30 minutes
Hotel Features: A striking building with a redbrick façade, this centrally located hotel is a contemporary expression of innovation and convenience.
Shadow Play by Peppers – Southbank Melbourne
308-320 City Road, Southbank
Contemporary upmarket accommodation overlooking the impressive Melbourne cityscape.
Accommodation Rooms, 1 and 2 bedroom self-contained apartments
Meeting Spaces: 2 private dining rooms
Distance from airport: Approx. 30 minutes
Hotel Features Bold accommodation in the heart of Southbank’s arts and entertainment district. Featuring an enclosed garden area and private lounge and library with adjoining patio ensures guests have ample places to relax and unwind.
Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort – Opening 1 July 2019
Hayman Island, Whitsunday Islands
After much anticipation, the reimagined and redefined 5-star luxury iconic private island resort in the heart of the Whitsundays in due to re-open for business in July.
Accommodation Rooms: 166 Guest rooms, Classic and Executives, suites and residences including a three-bedroom Beach House with no less than three private pools including an infinity pool, and 16 new Retreat Rooms mere meters form the beach.
Meeting Spaces: Idealic location for world class meetings with versatile spaces catering form 10 – 300.
Distance from airport: Accessible via Hamilton Island airport then either Luxury vessel shuttle, helicopter or Seaplane.
Hotel Features: The newly revamped beach front resort boasts an impressive overhaul of offerings featuring 5 culinary offerings from Pan Asian to Italian Style Trattorias and modern contemporary refined Australian dining. The resort offers 2 outdoor swimming pools and a full-service spa. Childcare, and full-service fitness centre.
The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Marriott Hotel, Hobart
34 Davey Street, Hobart
Hobarts new home of luxury. Due to Open in Dec 2019
Accommodation Rooms: The Tasman boasts 3 floors 152 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites with carefully restored features.
Meeting Spaces: N/A
Distance from airport: Approx 20 minutes
Hotel Features: Architecturally stunning and a historically rich (heritage listed) destination in the heart of Tasmania’s capital. The hotel embraces its rich heritage and the distinct character of its locale, integrating seamlessly with Hobart’s breathtaking scenery and culture.
Finally, rumour has it… stay tuned for even more hotels coming soon …
- MGallery by Sofitel at Chadstone Melb
- The Fullerton hotel sydney (rebrand of the Westin at 1 martin place)
- Jackalope – flinders lane
- The jewel Goldcoast
- Queens Wharf Development stage 2 –
- The ribbon Sydney
- QT Newcastle & Auckland
- SKYE Hotel Suites Green Square
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