New Venues - 19 April 2021

Future Melbourne Mövenpick

Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer to open May 2021 Accor, together with Singapore’s Fragrance Group Limited, will open Australia’s second Mövenpick hotel with the opening of Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer in May 2021. Situated at the meeting point of Melbourne’s iconic Spencer and Bourke Streets in the CBD, the 172-room premium hotel promises to

Hotel - 19 April 2021

Emporium of Delights

Brisbane’s Emporium is now re-born, better than ever, in Southbank with an expanded palette and a new level of wow! Emporium Hotel: 267 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD (07) 3556 3333 or www.emporiumhotels.com.au Story: Derek Powell Whether you stroll under the giant floating E on the Grey Street entrance, or better yet roll up in

Hotel - 15 April 2021

Boutique in Every Way

Lancemore Crossley St. 51 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC (03) 9639 1639 or www.lancemore.com.au As far as boutique hotel locations go, Lancemore Crossley St. could hardly be more desirable. Not even diehard Melburnians will likely know where Crossley St. is located but when you check into this freshly minted hotel, you immediately feel checked into

Hotel - 14 April 2021

ADINA HOTEL VIENNA

TFE Hotels will open the doors on its very first hotel in Austria with the launch of the 134-room Adina Hotel Vienna Belvedere next month – the first of five new Adina Hotels set to open across Europe this year. One of only seven hotels to offer a swimming pool in the historic Austrian capital,

Club & RSL - 14 April 2021

RACV Cape Schank

Positioned within a natural saddle adjacent to Bass Strait, RACV Cape Schanck Resort rests amongst Mornington Peninsula’s rugged landscape, offering a robust architectural outcome that celebrates the rolling dunes and untamed nature of its site. Wood Marsh has drawn from both the topography and the corrosive nature of the coastline to inform the sculptural geometry

Hotel - 14 December 2020

Veriu Green Square

Very Well Veriu Green Square 18 O’Riordan St, Alexandria NSW 2015 Veriu is an emerging hotel brand that’s tapping into the serviced apartment trend, but with a contemporary twist. Its ‘micro-apartment’ concept defines the Veriu point of difference: innovative design, versatile sleeping spaces, a kitchenette with storage… it’s a recognition that the new generation of

Alfresco - 14 December 2020

Foresters FV

Gaining Altitude Foresters FV: 209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD  (07) 3188 3161 or forestersfv.com.au Right at the top of Brunswick Street is a triangular block of land that is redefining Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. The striking triple towers that make up Tim Gurner’s FV development contain close to 1000 apartments at the luxe end of the

Local - 8 August 2014

FIND YOUR INNER ARTIST AT THE LARWILL STUDIO

The Larwill Studio 48 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052 (03) 9032 9111 or thelarwillstudio.com.au The late Australian artist David Larwill is the namesake artist for new boutique hotel The Larwill Studio, which is opening on September 8. The first Studio property in Melbourne for Art Series Hotel Group, The Larwill Studio will be dedicated to

Hotel - 1 July 2014

SEEING DOUBLE

Hotel Hotel: NewActon Nishi, 25 Edinburgh Ave, Canberra (02) 6287 6287 or www.hotel-hotel.com.au   Hotel Hotel sounds like it’s doubling down on stereotypes, but inside, it’s the complete opposite. Story: Mark Davie It may have a repetitive name, but Hotel Hotel is doing everything it can to <not> come off like a traditional hotel — starting

Local - 1 July 2014

Sensory Design: Making Hotel Guests ‘Feel’

Susan Standring leads HASSELL’s international design practice’s hospitality sector. I believe the secret to hospitality success lies in a venue’s ability to evoke a strong emotional response and develop a true sense of connection with its guests. The world of hospitality is competitive. Thousands of new restaurants, hotels and bars open their doors each year and so