Top Hotels in Australia
Good morning ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Australia—home to some seriously stunning hotels that’ll make it harder for you to leave.
For your comfort and convenience, we’ve curated a list of the country’s best hotels, ranging from contemporary to antique, from city life to tropical tranquillity. Please sit back, relax and check out our top picks below!
NEW SOUTH WALES
Ovolo Hotel 1888 Darling Harbour
Located in the heart of Pyrmont, Ovolo Hotel 1888 Darling Harbour is a tasteful embodiment of quirkiness and comfort. The guest rooms echo the hotel’s past as a wool store with its exposed brick walls, combined with touches of vibrant artworks and décor to create a charming modern industrial vibe. Add to this the hotel’s Mediterranean-style restaurant and a range of complementary freebies, and you’ll find it hard not to love this place.
139 Murray Street, Pyrmont, Sydney
Park Hyatt Sydney
This is for those who can’t get enough of Sydney’s iconic attractions. Park Hyatt houses 155 guest rooms and a range of sophisticated dining options—all treating you to views of the pristine waters, Harbour Bridge and Opera House. The hotel’s prime spot in the city precinct means visitors can also enjoy nearby museums, restaurants and the Royal Botanical Gardens.
7 Hickson Road, The Rocks, Sydney
Elements of Byron
The perfect modern resort for couples and families alike, Elements of Byron is another reason to love Byron Bay. The 22-hectare stretch of picturesque natural sceneries, fitness facilities and 193 private villas, creates the ultimate luxe and tranquil haven to unwind in.
144 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay
Belonging to the award-winning Crown Melbourne portfolio, Crown Metropol promises luxury on every level. Alongside its sophisticated and contemporary guest rooms, the hotel boasts a prime CBD location, bespoke service and easy access to a wide selection of recreational options including high fashion, fine dining and an indoor infinity pool overlooking the cityscape.
8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne
Drift House is a charming celebration of contrasting styles, extending its original residence of bluestone and iron lace railings, with a metal and glass building behind. Their four suites range from industrial to contemporary, and feature aesthetically-pleasing designs like stone-cladded walls and black-tiled bathrooms with rain showers. Designed for adults, The Drift House is perfect for couples looking for a new kind of luxury accommodation.
98 Gipps Street, Port Fairy
qualia is a world-class resort that offers 60 luxury and private pavilions, each fronting pristine waters and stunning sunsets. Soak up the Hamilton Island sun while treating yourself to spa treatments, modern Australian cuisine at the hotel’s restaurants, and activities like sailing and snorkelling. This would explain qualia’s impressive list of over 50 awards from leading tourism companies.
20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Hamilton Island
Emporium Hotel South Bank
If you seek urban convenience and boutique luxury, look no further than Brisbane’s Emporium Hotel South Bank. Located in the heart of Brisbane CBD, the hotel provides easy access to various eating options, shopping and entertainment. After exploring the city’s attractions, return to relax in one of three sophisticated suites, each offering unparalleled views of the skyline.
267 Grey Street, South Bank, Brisbane
COMO The Treasury
The finest blend of historical and modern. COMO The Treasury shows off a Renaissance-style exterior, before welcoming you into minimalist-style guest rooms and suites, designed with simple yet sophisticated sets of timber and marble décor. And if you’re craving Insta-worthy seasonal dishes or a hearty Italian meal, indulge yourself in one the hotel’s fine dining options.
1 Cathedral Avenue, Perth
The Westin Perth
The Westin Perth is the ideal one-stop accommodation for business travellers and shopaholics. The newest addition to Marriott International’s hotel portfolio is located in the heart of Perth CBD, and provides modern guest rooms that feature their signature Heavenly Beds and rain-showers. The hotel also houses a Roman-style restaurant run by award-winning chef Guy Grossi, and wellness facilities including a day spa and infinity edge pool.
480 Hay Street, Perth
Pullman Bunker Bay Resort
For those who love wine and casual comfort, Pullman Bunker Bay Resort is your home away from home. Nestled in the Margaret River Region, the award-winning hotel will help you unplug with its lake and garden-view villas, luxury day spa suites, heated infinity pool and oceanfront eateries. We could go on, but nothing compares to seeing it for yourself.
42 Bunker Bay Road, Naturaliste
Thorngrove Manor Hotel
Situated twenty minutes from Adelaide CBD, is a chance to travel back in time to an era of medieval romance—the Thorngrove Manor Hotel. The castle exterior and gardens are just the start of this surreal experience, teasing visitors with a taste of unmatched glamour before welcoming them into a series of guest rooms and dining areas designed with antique and baroque décor.
2 Glenside Lane, Stirling, Adelaide
Mayfair Hotel is a heritage-listed building, home to comfortable luxury accommodation, a signature rooftop bar and a restaurant that offers buffet, classic dishes and high tea. Its location in Adelaide CBD means awaiting at the door step are endless shopping and entertainment options, including Rundle Street, a line-up of popular retailers, boutiques, specialty stores and eateries.
45 King William Street, Adelaide
Southern Ocean Lodge
Thanks to the Southern Ocean Lodge, relaxing and enjoying all of Kangaroo Island’s tranquillity and natural wonders has never been easier. Alongside being in the heart of various scenic activities, the luxury resort also combines modern suites fronting breathtaking ocean views, with a private spa and restaurant that celebrates Australia’s richest produce, wines and beers.
Hanson Bay Rd, Kingscote
Longitude 131 is the place for an unforgettable glamping experience. Located in the outback dunes, the tented pavilions feature local artworks, modern décor and an outdoor deck with open views of Uluru. Guests can head to Longitude 131’s signature dining hub, The Dune House, for a unique a taste of Indigenous and outback flavours, canapes and drinks to enjoy while looking across the landscape.
ULURU-KATA TJUTA, Yulara Drive, Yulara
Immerse yourself in Tasmania’s history and character from the vantage point of Hobart’s MACq 01. What used to be a wharf market and shipping shed is now a collection of luxury rooms, each housing its own unique design, cosy restaurants and bars, and daily opportunities to learn some magic from a cocktail master. Surrounding the hotel are various cultural precincts of restaurants, museums and more to make your stay a memorable one.
18 Hunter Street, Hobart