There’s a huge range of accommodation options in Perth to suit all budgets and styles. Regardless of whether you want to stay in the heart of the CBD or in the regions surrounding the city, there are plenty of choices.
Of course, there are the usual chains of hotels that scream luxury, especially in the CBD, including The Westin, The Hyatt Regency and QT, but there are also some boutique hotels that offer that little bit of extra indulgence. COMO The Treasury is a luxury and contemporary hotel in the heart of Perth’s historical centre, with St George’s Cathedral, Government House and the Supreme Court of Western Australia surrounding it. The unique thing about the hotel is that it occupies state buildings that date back to the mid 19th century. There are restaurants, a bar and a renowned spa on site as well.
If you’re keen to stay in Fremantle, you can’t go passed Tradewinds Hotel. It’s situated on the Swan River and is an iconic venue in East Fremantle. It’s one of the original hotels in the area and has been given a modern, luxurious refurbishment with stylish and spacious rooms and apartments. Head up to the rooftop terrace for beautiful views of Fremantle and the Swan River. It’s also a great place to base yourself if you want to enjoy the Fremantle Markets (Friday to Sunday). For those looking for accommodation in the Swan Valley, check in to The Colony at Mandoon Estate. Use the luxury accommodation as your base to explore the region. With 32 gorgeous rooms, all overlooking the Verdelho vines, which were planted back in 1895, and the banks of the Swan River, it’s the perfect place to stop and unwind.
No matter which area of Perth you want to stay, there is a hotel option for you. Situated in West Perth and centrally located on trendy Hay Street, Holiday Inn West Perth combines modern convenience with heritage charm. The area is scattered with a unique mix of shopping and dining options and Kings Park is just nearby. The hotel prides itself on providing a hassle-free and comfortable experience, including Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a gym and complimentary use of bicycles to get around.
For those who like to eat and drink, the Alex Hotel may be the perfect option for you. The rooms provide a little sanctuary from the hustle and bustle outside, but there are also shared communal spaces to enjoy if you want to be a bit social. In all communal spaces, including lounge rooms, outdoor terraces and a rooftop garden, you can enjoy wine, craft beer, artisan spirits and locally roasted coffee while you kick back with a good book. The rooms are comfortable and chic and there are even family rooms available so you can be close to the kids. Finally, there’s The Nest on Newcastle, a boutique hotel on Newcastle Street, surrounded with restaurant and café options. It’s modern and unique with 20 individually-style rooms, each with some added extras to make your stay more comfortable, including a Google Chrome Cast, docking station, Nespresso coffee machine, and free Wi-Fi and bottled water. There’s also a lovely rooftop garden and a book swap on offer.
If you’re looking for a more budget-friendly option, there are plenty of motels and apartments around Perth. Of course, there are apartment options such as Ibis, Mantra and Quest. These are perfect if you need a little bit more space than a hotel room and amenities such as kitchen and laundry facilities. Another option is the Murray Hotel, a 30-room budget hotel located centrally in West Perth. It’s just a short walk to Kings Park, Subiaco and Leederville and it is newly renovated with continental breakfast thrown in. On the other side of town, Baileys Motel provides high quality, comfortable and affordable motel rooms with the option of a stove and oven if you’re keen to eat in a bit. There’s a pool that’s open from September through to May and a secure car park if you’ve hired a car.