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The Top 7 Luxury Hotels in Australia

Feeling fancy? We’ve come up with a list of the Top 7 Luxury Hotels and Rooms in Australia, start saving your pennies, these photos will make you want to live it up in one of these hotel rooms.

Feeling fancy? We’ve come up with a list of the Top 7 Luxury Hotels and Rooms in Australia, start saving your pennies, these photos will make you want to live it up in one of these hotel rooms.

Sometimes we just need a little extra luxury in our lives, the top-notch service, the amazing facilities or the great views and locations or if we’re really lucky, all of the above.

Here are our top picks for Hotels that are just a cut above the rest.

 

7. Pan Pacific, Perth

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Located centrally, Pan Pacific Perth and its 486 guest rooms and suites make an ideal address for business and leisure travellers alike. Diverse aspects of the Pacific, as well as Australia, are celebrated and offered as unique experiences within the hotel.

Fresh local ingredients are offered in their culinary offerings, the cocktails in their drinks menus and the harmonious mix of natural and textured native materials throughout the hotel.

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Presidential Suite Bedroom - Pan Pacific Perth

With two balconies overlooking the Swan River, Pan Pacific’s 172sqm penthouse Presidential Suite offers spacious living areas with views of the Swan River as well as Perth’s bustling city skyline and access to Pacific Club privileges.

There are separate areas for living, dining and entertainment, exquisite designer furnishings and exclusive amenities, including an extensive pillow menu for the upmost in comfort. The Presidential Suite runs from $1,680 per night depending on seasonality.

“Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, Pan Pacific Perth delivers world-class hospitality and ensure guests every need is taken care of.”

Fiona Cusumano, Area Director of Marketing/Communications Australia

 

6. The Langham, Melbourne

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The Langham Melbourne is situated on the famous Southbank Promenade overlooking the Yarra River and is known for superior service and natural sense of sophistication.

They also feature some unique and innovative ideas such as their Service Stylists and Blissful Beds. Visit Melba for an international culinary experience or head to the ARIA bar & lounge for afternoon tea or for a drink later at night, the cocktails are amazing.

Bedroom, Presidential Suite, The Langham, Melbourne

Living Room, Presidential Suite, The Langham, Melbourne

The Langham Melbourne’s Presidential Suite offers great views of the city skyline and Yarra River. The Master Bedroom has a walk in wardrobe/dressing room and a marble bathroom.

This suite features a second bedroom with ensuite, and there’s an additional bathroom and kitchen. You can also seat six people in the dining room for intimate meals.

There’s a large 46-inch LCD TV with Digital IPTV system or if you wish to go techy, you can connect your laptop with the TV via the media hub. The suite also comes with it’s own butler to cater for your every need. The room runs from $3,500.

 

5. Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne

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Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is set within an I. M. Pei building at the Paris end of Collins Street. The hotel is unique in Melbourne with hotel rooms beginning on Level 36 and moving through to Level 50 of its building.

The 50th floor suites, including the Imperial Suite, are the highest hotel rooms in Melbourne.

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Imperial Suite - Lounge Area - Sofitel Melbourne On Collins

Feeling like an emperor? Sofitel has an Imperial Suite (157sqm) located on Level 50 which offers stunning views of the city, parks and gardens as well as the Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Rod Laver Arena.

The Imperial Suite is tastefully decorated, described as “Elegantly Grand” by architects Bates Smart, it’s classic and sophisticated. The bathroom has a circular spa tub with a non-fogging Aquavision TV, ensuring that you won’t get bored till you prune up in total relaxation. Still dubious about the elegance? Just note that even the little things has a touch of luxury, the toiletries are Hermès.

The Imperial Suite is priced from AUD $3000 per night.

“Luxury can in many ways be measured by time – you have a lot of it. You have time to relax and time to spend enjoying the space, elegance, ambience and views of the beautiful Imperial Suite at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins.”

Clive Scott, General Manager

 

4. Sheraton on the Park, Sydney

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A Sydney institution, Sheraton on the Park features the highest number of suites in the city with most of them having private terraces.

This hotel features ‘On The Park Rejuvenation Day Spa’ on level 22 with indoor rooftop swimming pool and terrace with sun lounges and the award-winning signature restaurant ‘Feast’, an international seafood buffet.

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The Royal Suite - Bedroom

Sheraton on the Park’s Royal Suite, a contemporary 205sqm New York style penthouse apartment filled with natural light is larger than most on this list. Located on the 21st floor, the suite overlooks beautiful Hydpe Park, St Mary’s Cathedral and Sydney’s Harbour Heads from its large private terrace.

There’s an opulent lounge area, and a sleek dining setting for 8, walk-in dressing area and Calcutta marble bathroom. It also offers access to the Sheraton Club on level 21, and of course a private butler service (on request). The suite runs from $5,000 per night.

 

3. Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast

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Palazzo Versace is everything you would expect from the world’s first fully fashion-branded hotel; home to three award winning restaurants, famed day spa, Fitness & Wellbeing Centre, private marina and meeting facilities that are designed to impress.

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For the ultimate Palazzo Versace experience, you have to go for the 160sqm Imperial Suite. There’s a long outdoor balcony with sun lounges to watch the sunset over the magnificent Broadwater. The bedroom features a king sized bed perfectly positioned for you to wake up with water views.

Entertain or be entertained in your personal dining room and kitchen. Butler service is available on request for intimate dinners of two to eight guests or to discretely cater to your every need. There’s also your own private cabana available in Australia’s first Water Salon around the 65 metre award-winning lagoon pool.

 “Our guests are treated to a luxury experience through their five senses.  From the unique Palazzo Versace scent throughout the hotel, to the culinary journey our exceptionally trained staff take you on.  We strive for every guest to leave the hotel feeling elated, indulged, rejuvenated and refreshed.”

Kel Constantine, Palazzo Versace Marketing Manager

 

2. Park Hyatt, Sydney

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In terms of iconically Sydney views, you can’t beat Park Hyatt’s view of the world-renowned Sydney harbour. The Park Hyatt is nestled between Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.

The hotel boasts 155 spacious guestrooms, floor to ceiling glass doors that open to private balconies, 24-hour butler service, and a day spa with a rooftop pool and sundeck. Park Hyatt also has two waterfront restaurants with views of the Sydney Opera House.

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For the ultimate in luxury, you can’t go past the Sydney Suite, which is the reason they’ve topped this list. With a whopping 350sqm, this two-bedroom suite won’t leave you wanting.

The piece de resistance, an almost 360 degree panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. There’s also a state-of-the-art kitchen, 65” LED television (for you to ignore whilst in awe of the view), and a home theatre entertainment. The living area is even designed around a central gas fireplace. Definitely recommend this to your customers with $16,000 to drop, that’s their nightly rate, with a minimum two nights stay.

“The Sydney Suite is thoughtfully designed with sophisticated luxury and residential intimacy in mind. An open-plan living concept and natural light are defining features of the suite, a perfect complement to the hotel’s exclusive indoor-outdoor experience where private balconies honour Park Hyatt Sydney’s exclusive waterfront location. With seamless glass balustrades and natural timber flooring, the balconies are furnished with custom-designed outdoor furniture from which guests can take in magnificent views.”

Marc von Arnim, Park Hyatt Sydney General Manager

 

1. Crown Towers, MelbourneHotel_Lobby-o6c63d6

Taking top honours at the 2013 International Hotel Awards, it’s hard to go past the Crown Towers as the number one on our list of luxury hotels. Crown Towers has a full-service spa, outdoor tennis courts, and an indoor pool.

The hotel offers 20 restaurants along with 20 coffee shops/cafés and 20 bars/lounges, perhaps that’s their lucky number. Additional amenities include a casino, a health club, and a nightclub.

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The Chairman’s Villa, at over 1000sqm, is probably the height of decadence in the southern hemisphere.

Adorned in red and fuschia that contrasts the villa’s neutral pallette, the villa definitely has an air of high fashion. The clean lines of the master bedhead were inspired by lines found on a luxury super-yacht. In the guest bedroom, antique bronze laser cut screens with mirror backing create a decorative window and act as a backdrop to each of the beds.

Want to have guests over? The Chairman’s Villa features a dining room table that seats 14 guests custom-designed ultra-high backed chairs. The Villas also feature an oversized television discreetly hidden behind artworks and a decadent bar area, bar accessories from Italian luxury goods manufacturer, Arca. The Chairman’s Villa is a cool $27,000 per night.

Which one was drool-worthy? Let us know below.