Accor Hotels

Melbourne’s newest luxury hotel is inspired by high fashion

October 13, 2019

Melbourne is just weeks away from its newest luxury hotel, which is part of the prestigious and highly curated M Gallery by Sofitel collection. Titled Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, the $130 million five-star property of 250 rooms, suites and penthouses (2 penthouses to be exact) will welcome guests from the 1st November. Featuring a wellness retreat […]

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The Adnate: First Art Series Hotel dedicated to street art opens in Perth

October 3, 2019

Australia’s celebrated Art Series Hotel brand has officially graduated to 9 properties with the opening of Perth’s The Adnate. Standing adjacent to the city’s luxury and lifestyle destination of King Street, the colourful 250-room property promises a vibe big on soul and ‘the art of dreaming big’. An homage to big wall street artist Matt […]

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Peppers Docklands Review: One of Melbourne’s most convenient boutique hotels

August 5, 2019

The Peppers brand has always been a valuable player in Australia’s hotel industry, with a penchant for seeking out great locations and turning in interesting accommodations with distinct identities. From the mighty bright Peppers Soul on the Gold Coast, to the fascinating Peppers Silo Hotel in Launceston, which has converted disused silos into luxury accommodation […]

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MGallery by Sofitel to debut in Hong Kong with The Silveri

May 13, 2019

Accor’s lauded MGallery by Sofitel collection is about to make its anticipated debut in Hong Kong later this year with The Silveri. Set to open in the second half of 2019, the new hotel will make the 33rd MGallery by Sofitel in Asia, reiterating the highly curated collection’s profile of unique high-end boutiques. The luxury […]

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Hotel Review: Mantra on Hay keeps things simple in East Perth

March 28, 2019

In a relatively quiet area of East Perth is where you’ll find Mantra on Hay, not as central as some of Mantra’s – well, now Accor’s – other properties in the “most isolated city in the world”, but close enough that you don’t feel like you’re missing any of Perth’s increasingly energetic social scene. It’s […]

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Hotel Review: Peppers King Square beats fast in the heart of Perth

March 26, 2019

On the Western edge of Perth’s densely packed CBD, opposite the vibrant piazza of Kings Square, and a short walk from the nightclub lined streets of Northbridge and Perth’s busy RAC Arena, stands the modest Peppers Kings Square. It’s a hotel that boasts an enviable, dynamic location and has a lot to offer guests and […]

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The Novotel Canberra opens First Edition Bar & Dining

August 6, 2017

The Novotel Canberra has opened a new dining venue, First Edition Bar & Dining, on its first-floor mezzanine. The newly refurbished 180-seater restaurant is under the direction of Brandworks Australia in combination with Accor Hotels, drawing on inspired old-world reading rooms with bespoke woodwork to create a space of sophisticated charm. The newly opened restaurant […]

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Pullman Grand Quay launches Cuban inspired bar Hacienda (Sydney)

August 7, 2016

Adding a touch of Cuban flair to Pullman Quay Grand’s lavish atmosphere, new vista bar Hacienda made its presence known this week, welcoming 200 guests through its doors. The bar’s influences consist of botanical elements with a hint of plantation sheik and all the trimmings of Miami inspired vintage architecture, whilst taking complete advantage of […]

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Sofitel Sydney Wentworth are offering high tea inspired by the NSW Archibald Prize

July 23, 2016

From now up until 9th October Sydney’s artsy French style hotel Sofitel Sydney Wentworth will be offering their guests and visitors an art-inspired high tea that has been designed to celebrate the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize for this year. As an official partner for the portrait prize, the property has tasked […]

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Novotel Barossa Valley announces restaurant collaboration with Saskia Beer

February 28, 2016

The next few months will be a busy one for South Australian food producer, cook and food educator, Saskia Beer, as she offers her 25 years’ experience as a chef and food producer to team up with Novotel Barossa Valley Resort in the redesign of the hotel’s restaurant, as well as the food & beverage selection. […]

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Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival teams up with Mercure Canberra for an all-in capital experience

February 14, 2016

The annual Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival is back for its 9th year on Saturday 19th March from 11am to 6pm in the the gardens of the heritage Mercure Canberra in Braddon, and will showcase Australian breweries as well as live bands, food and family entertainment.  The Festival will present more than 80 beers and ciders for tasting, and visitors […]

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The best of Valentine’s Day in Sydney 2016

February 8, 2016

All you lovers in Sydney should be prepared because there are plenty of restaurants, cafes, diners, and bars around putting on their best for the most romantic day of the year. Whether it’s your significant other or a group of loves ones you’re planning to hang with on February 14th, keep these events in mind, […]

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Review: The Ternary – Pyrmont (Sydney) (revisited February 2016)

February 7, 2016

Both Sydneysiders and visitors to this great city may know the large, salmon-coloured Novotel building in Darling Harbour. What they may not realise is that this hotel also houses a great restaurant called The Ternary. This is the brain-child of Executive chef, Anthony Flowers and the perfect place to experience a memorable dining experience, which […]

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Sofitel Gold Coast’s room81 awarded two chef hats (Gold Coast)

January 14, 2016

Two Chef Hats have recently been awarded to Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach’s restaurant, room81, by Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG), following the success of their exceptional degustation concept delivered by Chef de Cuisine Sam Moore and the room81 team. The two Chef Hats distinction makes room81 one of only three other restaurants in the Gold […]

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