Hotels

First look: W Hotel Brisbane announces open date

If you’re a sucker for beautiful hotels, well we’re telling you now, this is the crème de la crème.

W Hotels, part of Marriott International is set to shake-up Queensland’s capital with the opening of W Brisbane on the 1st of June, 2018.

The first five-star hotel to open in Brisbane City in 20 years, the opening of W Brisbane will mark the re-entry of the iconic W brand into Australia.

W Brisbane by Night

Located at 81 North Quay, W Brisbane will light up the Brisbane River foreshore, bringing bold design and playful luxury to the western end of the CBD.

Entrance

With stellar views across Brisbane River to South Bank and Mount Coot-tha, as well as three happening bars and restaurants that will create a thriving local scene, W Brisbane will defy expectations and become a destination within itself.

W Brisbane will offer 312 stylish guestrooms, including 29 suites, two Wow Suites and the Extreme Wow Suite (the brand’s modern interpretation of a Presidential Suite) all showcasing views of the Brisbane River.

The guestrooms are designed with custom furnishings and interiors inspired by Queensland’s heritage and laidback Aussie vibes.

Signature comforts will enhance the guestroom experience, including the plush W bathrobe, Bliss amenities and the famed W bed.

Wet Deck

Guests can kick back with their favourite tunes amplified by state of the art Bowers & Wilkins Bluetooth speakers or Netflix on the 55’’ LED TV, before stirring up a cocktail from the in-room W Mixbar.

Complimentary Wi-Fi ensures guests are always connected.

The W brand’s iconic Whatever/Whenever service philosophy, will ensure guests at the hotel have access to whatever they want, whenever they want it (within legal boundaries of course!).

Wet Deck - Pool

With a push of a button, the hotel team will transform guest dreams into reality.

A Queensland first, Australia’s much loved culinary crew, Three Blue Ducks are laying down roots up north with the launch of Three Blue Ducks Brisbane; W Brisbane’s Signature Restaurant.

Mixing Queensland’s vibrant yet laidback culture with their legendary paddock to plate ethos, expect fresh, local and honest cuisine showcasing bold flavours and colours.

Signature Restaurant

The restaurant will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, with an evolving seasonal menu featuring the best of Queensland and northern New South Wales produce.

The Living Room (W’s take on the traditional hotel lobby) evolves from a serene spot to relax or meet during the day to a lively hub in the evening with a dedicated DJ booth, or guests can re-charge poolside at the WET Deck with a swim, an Aussie barbeque and a range of smoothies.

At the hotel’s AWAY® Spa, guests can detox with a sublime massage, get a salon ready hair-do at Australia’s largest hair movement, Brisbane’s first Edwards And Co, a mani and pedi, facial or quick fixes.

The spa’s relaxation pods, vitality pools, experience showers and salt inhalation chambers will leave guests feeling rejuvenated. Guests can keep fit 24 hours a day in the ultra-modern FIT® gym with the latest equipment by TechnoGym.

Soon to be a coveted venue for weddings and other special occasions, W Brisbane covers approximately 1,100 square metres of event space and meeting rooms, which will be fully equipped with world class audio-visual facilities to set the stage for electric world class events.

SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

  • Maxwell Smart

    about time BNE had a new hotel

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