Author: Peri Watson
Feel like splurging on a little holiday but don’t have the time to travel further than down the road? Featuring spacious rooms overlooking iconic cityscapes, these five convenient and cosy spots will tick all the boxes for a relaxing getaway right here in the city. Experience the best of both worlds and discover our picks for luxurious staycations this winter.
Built from antique sea containers, The Hougoumont is a cosy boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Fremantle. Whether you select the Cabin or the State Room, the hotel is thoughtfully decked out with little luxuries such as a Nespresso coffee machine, luxe bathroom toiletries and organic Rubra teas. Hougoumont’s winter special covers a complimentary carpark and breakfast as well as a late checkout for a breezy finale to your city-based break. Affordable signature experiences (which include bottles of Prosecco, a minibar of craft beers or free yoga lessons) are also available upgrade your unique hotel experience – and with free wine and cheese on offer to guests every evening, what’s not to love?
Hidden amongst 19th century buildings, COMO The Treasury is a historic landmark in the heart of the Perth CBD. With Victorian era-inspired furnishings, The Treasury provides a comprehensive hotel experience with an edge of sophistication. Indulge in the hotel’s spacious rooms, state-of-the-art facilities and the luxurious Shambhala Urban Escape for a complete wellness revitalisation. Within walking distance of Perth’s most stunning restaurants and attractions (including COMO’s own rooftop restaurant Wildflower), this is the perfect opportunity to relax and explore your own city.
Situated by Perth’s gorgeous Scarborough Beach, never again will you wonder what it’s like to own a beach house thanks to Seashells’. Relax by Scarborough’s two Olympic-size swimming pools in comfortable sun lounges and take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary WiFi, Foxtel and parking. Guests also receive complimentary use of the hotel’s barbecue and sauna facilities, so whether you’re escaping with your partner, your family or taking time just for yourself, Seashells is the perfect location for a beachside getaway no matter the time of year.
Surrounded by cultural Perth delights such as the Blue Room Theatre, The Bird, Cinema Paradiso and the Art Gallery of WA, the Alex Hotel is a hidden gem for inner-city relaxation. Complete with free WiFi, complimentary breakfast and smart TVs, the rooms at the Alex range from small to extra large and are extremely spacious, modern and comfortable. If you’re looking for something special, spoil yourself and a loved one with cocktails, a massage, a gourmet picnic and more with the hotel’s City Hideaway package over two nights. With an unprecedented view of the sparkling CBD skyline, you’ll soon forget the chaos of everyday life.
With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Kings Park, the stunning Tribe Perth is a modern hotel for the sophisticated traveller. Ideal for a relaxing staycation, each room comes equipped with designer toiletries, signature beds, smart TVs and Nespresso machines. Guests can also hit the neighbouring Next Gen Gym for free as a guest of Tribe, or if they’d prefer to cycle outdoors, bike hire services are available at reception. If staying put is more your style, why not visit their terrace bar for evening drinks with an unbeatable view.