Needing an unforgettable holiday? Check into some of the most unique places to stay in Perth!

Considered the hidden gem of Australia, Perth is an eclectic mix of a bustling city filled with oasis-like beaches. For such a unique city, why not spend a night or two at a luxury setting that reflects Perth’s charming character. That’s why we’ve found some unique stays in and out of Western Australia’s capital, encapsulating the true taste and feel of this beloved city.

Whether you’re a Perthite after a staycation or flying in for a relaxing holiday, book a stay at one of Perth’s best boutique hotels to check into in 2023!

<strong>Alex Hotel</strong>
Alex Hotel. Image sourced.

Alex Hotel

At the heart of Northbridge, feel the cultural pulse of Perth at Alex Hotel. Opening in 2015, at this small boutique hotel you’ll wake up right at the doorstep of Perth’s cultural centre: we’re talking galleries, the State Theatre, a nearby train station and a slew of hip restaurants, bars and cafes. Described as ‘hipster meets vogue’, your luxurious room is styled with Turkish cotton towels, locally made Sodashi bathroom products and floor-to-ceiling windows. Alex Hotel also aims for its guests to enjoy the communal areas within the hotel and explore the streets of Northbridge.

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50 James St, Perth, WA 6000
<strong>QT Perth</strong>
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QT Perth

After opening in 2018, the QT Perth has quickly become one of the most popular hotels for travellers to Perth. This urban and luxury hotel on the corner of Barrack Street and Murray Street welcomes visitors to the city that’s conveniently close to premium shopping, restaurants and bars, Elizabeth Quay, the Bell Tower and the Swan River. The hotel has worked to incorporate aspects that are unique to Western Australia such as the jarrah flooring in the lobby, local wildflowers, artwork showcasing black cockatoos and handmade ceramics by local artists. With a delicious rooftop bar and Santini Grill, this boutique hotel is well worth booking.

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133 Murray St, Perth, WA 6000
<strong>Warders Hotel</strong>
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Warders Hotel

A restored limestone cottage in the heart of Fremantle Market, Warders Hotel is a cosy reminder of how the little things mean a lot. Originally built in 1851, the hotel has sought to preserve the unique charms and quirks of this colonial era space, allowing the original timber and stonework to shine through minimalist interior decorations. Described as a ‘little pocket of calm among the vibrant heart of Fremantle,’ these cottages are also in the prime position to enjoy the best of the city, with Fremantle Prison and Market only a short walk away. So get cosy on your next trip to Fremantle at Warders Hotel – one of Perth’s best boutique hotels!

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19 Henderson St, Fremantle, WA 6160
<strong>Tribe Perth</strong>
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Tribe Perth

Whether you’re looking to explore the array of restaurants, bars and cafes located of Perth, or wanting a more intimate, communal experience, Tribe Perth takes pride in knowing you always have an option to try something different and use the hotel space however you like it. The rooms at Tribe Hotel include gorgeous and simple interior designs topped off with some amazing views of the city and of King’s Park. We strongly suggest not giving Tribe Foods – the communal restaurant – a miss as they take pride and care in making your morning coffee. Plus, they can also whip up some crazy concoctions behind the bar late at night! Your new home-away-from-home, Tribe Perth is a luxurious stay brimming with personality.

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4 Walker Ave, West Perth, WA 6005
<strong>The Local Hotel</strong>
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The Local Hotel

The old Seaview Hotel in South Fremantle made its mark on the Perth accommodation scene in 2015 when it reopened its doors as the newly refurbished The Local Hotel. From the outside, The Local Hotel is a relaxed pub on a busy corner with polished wood flooring, large windows and a refined list of wines and beer including tap beers from Gage Roads and Feral to try. However, on the inside, the eight boutique rooms at The Local Hotel are fresh and modern, having been styled individually by local creatives. You’ll be feeling like a South Fremantle local at this boutique hotel!

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282 South Tce, South Fremantle, WA 6162
<strong>Discovery Rottnest Island</strong>
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Discovery Rottnest Island

If you are looking for something away from the hustle of Perth’s CBD, look no further than Western Australia’s island paradise, Rottnest Island. A short ferry trip from Perth, the Discovery Rottnest Island resort lets you get a taste of luxurious glamping on this island getaway like no others can. Famed for its adorable native quokkas, visitors to Rottnest can spend the day relaxing on the beach, soaking up the sunshine before freshening up in your fully furnished ensuite at night-time and walking over to the bar to try some unique cocktails and enjoy fresh, locally sourced meals. At the end of the night, we can’t imagine anything better than sleeping in a glamorous eco-tent on the beach right under the stars.

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Pinky Beach, Rottnest Island
<strong>Hougoumont Hotel</strong>
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Hougoumont Hotel

If you’re looking for a great weekend of drinking, dining, and exploring the culture of Fremantle, then make sure to book a night at Hougoumont Hotel. On the inside this boutique luxury hotel has used innovative sea container construction to build tasteful rooms reminiscent of a ship cabin, with many modern conveniences inside. On the outside, you are a skip and a step away from the city’s best restaurants, bars and cultural experiences including Fremantle Market, and Maritime Museum. Set sail for a great time at Hougoumont Hotel!

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15 Bannister St, Fremantle, WA 6160
<strong>Crown Towers Perth</strong>
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Crown Towers Perth

The very pinnacle of high-end, world-class accommodation, indulge yourself at Crown Towers Perth. The rooms themselves are some of the most luxurious and stylish rooms in Western Australia. And with expansive lagoon pools, stunning city views, and plenty of dining and cultural experiences inside, there’s few reasons to leave Crown Towers. If you do leave, you’ll be in the heart of the ever-growing Burswood suburb, letting you enjoy thriving nightlife includes stylish martini bars and classic Aussie pubs along the stunning Swan River. Treat yourself to the best resorts in Perth at Crown Towers Perth.

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Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood, WA 6100
<strong>COMO The Treasury</strong>
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COMO The Treasury

Located in the State Buildings in the city centre, COMO The Treasury has quietly built a reputation as one of the most romantic luxury hotels in Perth. Across its 48 contemporary rooms and suites, these light-filled rooms exude luxury: minimalist decor, soft wood furnishings, and open designs make for a peaceful escape in the city. The COMO also features the modern luxuries you’ve come to expect including an elegant spa and pool, as well as a selection of great restaurants including Wildflower, one of the best unique dining experiences in Perth. And with a perfect location, book a room with a special someone at COMO the Treasury.

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1 Cathedral Ave, Perth, WA 6000
<strong>Quay Hotel Perth</strong>
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Quay Hotel Perth

Finding Perth’s coolest boutique hotels can be hard. But, thanks to the Quay Hotel Perth, there’s no need to look anywhere else. Located on Perth’s bustling waterfront Esplanade, Quay Hotel Perth is a sensational place to stay for a night or twenty. The furnishings across the 80 rooms are dripping with inspiration from Western Australia’s vast and barren landscape. Close to the Kings Park and Botanical Gardens, enjoy a little peace and quiet while roaming Perth’s many attractions while at Quay Hotel Perth.

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18 The Esplanade, Perth, WA 6000

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Feature image: Perth skyline. Photography by Sean Pavone. Image via Shutterstock.
This article was originally published on August 30 2019. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on November 17 2022.
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