Your guide to

Perth accommodation

West Australia’s capital, Perth is blessed with more sunny days than any other Australian capital city; reason enough to head west, yes? The most isolated capital city in the world is an intriguing city like no other. Built from the riches of the mining boom, Perth has shed its industrial past emerging as a thriving city with a cool small bar and music scene, world-class restaurants and hotels fuelled by the city’s wealth. There’s so much to see and do in the west!

 

Here’s everything you need to know about holidaying in Perth.

Where to Stay in Perth

Whether you choose to stay in Perth City or spend a few nights in the surrounding regions such as Fremantle, Swan Valley, Mandurah or Rottnest Island you’ll find a range of accommodation to suit your style or budget. Stay in Perth for business or leisure to be close to all major attractions. Explore Fremantle’s maritime and convict history or enjoy the Swan Valley wine region, it’s all within an hour of Perth City.

Perth CBD Accommodation

Sun soaked Perth is a city blessed with natural beauty. Stay in Perth CBD and explore the beautiful gardens of Kings Park and Botanic Gardens or wander along the Swan River. Perth’s main business and shopping hub is an easy strolling size and the cities accommodation spans from the budget to the luxurious. Perth’s best hotel is the magnificent COMO The Treasury, joined by a wave of new 5 star hotel openings including QT Perth, The Westin, Intercontinental City Centre and Crown Towers.

Northbridge Accommodation

Perth’s cultural hub, Northbridge is just 5 minutes walk from the CBD and boasts a cosmopolitan mix of art galleries, restaurants and vibrant nightlife. The hip hood of Northbridge has matured into a hipster’s paradise that buzzes well into the night. Amongst the action is The Alex Hotel a casually chic boutique hotel with compact rooms and inviting communal spaces.

West Perth Accommodation

Inner-city neighbourhood West Perth offers a mix of shopping and dining options along popular Hay Street and is close to The Domain Stadium and Kings Park Botanic Garden. Stay at Tribe Perth for a designer wonderland with a modern luxe vibe. Alternatively, Sage Hotel West Perth offers quality accommodation and top dining at local favourite Julio’s Italian Restaurant housed in a restored heritage building beautifully blended to the hotel tower.

Fremantle Accommodation

Venture just 30 minutes from Perth CBD and spend a while in the coastal cool neighbourhood of Fremantle. Against a backdrop of Fremantle’s historic Port, ‘Freo’ seamlessly blends the old with the new. Explore the cobbled streets and uncover the rich maritime and convict history with visits to the WA Maritime Museum and Fremantle Prison. Soak up the Colonial architecture, shop in the high street and enjoy the café culture, there is plenty to see and do in Fremantle. Make Fremantle your base and stay at Be.Fremantle for affordable apartment style accommodation overlooking the marina. For Fremantle’s most unique accommodation, stay at boutique hotel Hougoumont Hotel constructed using shipping containers. For the most stylish stay, book at The Lodging Fremantle a modern guesthouse with a fashion-forward designer feel.

Mandurah Accommodation

Mandurah has long been a favourite holiday destination for Western Australia families for its white sand beaches, waterfront dining and family attractions less than one hour from Perth. Mandurah offers plenty of accommodation options from caravan parks, bed & breakfasts to resorts. For the best Mandurah accommodation seek out either Seashells Mandurah for its absolute beach front location or Sebel Mandurah with its waterfront views just a stones throw from The Boardwalk.

Types of Accommodation Perth

Luxury Hotels

If you’re seeking luxury accommodation in Perth, then the 48-room contemporary luxury hotel COMO The Treasury, in Perth’s newly revitalised historic heart is the cities finest 5 star hotel. Located in the former Treasury building alongside the Lands and Titles buildings, the precinct now known as the State Buildings offers the cities hottest restaurants, bars, retail, health and wellness; it’s an oasis in the city.

If you prefer glamour on a grander scale, then the 500-room Crown Towers on the banks of the Swan River is considered the most expensive hotel ever created in Australia at a cost of $650 million. Featuring luxury hotel rooms and suites, day spa, numerous restaurants and bars and a resort-style pool retreat with private cabanas.

Romantic Hotels

If you’re seeking a romantic getaway or city staycation, choose one of Perth’s 5 star hotels for a romantic staycay such as Fraser Suites the all-suite apartment hotel has all mod cons and luxe extras so you won’t want to leave. On the city fringe, Aloft Perth is a modern hotel with a youthful vibe and great lobby level restaurant and bar. Book a Breezy Corner Suite with panoramic views for the city to dial up the romance.

Cheap Accommodation

Perth has a range of accommodation to suit every budget with some quality cheap accommodation available in the west. If you’re after an affordable base to explore the city, Ocean Beach Backpackers in Cottesloe offers cool beachside vibes. In the city, we’ve found three chic central Perth hotels without the sting including Pensione Perth a budget boutique hotel set in a classic 1960’s building close to shopping and the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre is the perfect choice for budget conscious travellers.

Perth Hotel Deals

With Perth’s mining boom over, there’s never been a more affordable time to visit Western Australia. Perth hotel deals can be found all year round and the best way to snag a deal is by subscribing to your favourite hotels newsletter to be the first to hear about Perth hotel deals or securing a last minute deal.