Doors open at Perth’s newest hotel
InterContinental Hotels Group has unveiled InterContinental Perth City Centre – the sixth InterContinental hotel in Australia. Located in The King Street Precinct, the new 240-room property is the latest offering from InterContinental.
Designed by Woods Bagot with interiors by Chada, the 16-level InterContinental Perth City Centre combines West Australian details with global design and hospitality experiences.
Commissioned sculptures, paintings, ceramics and glass works by WA artists feature together with a focus on regional food producers, growers, brewers and vignerons throughout the hotel’s line up of restaurants and bars.
From food-truck concept eatery Graffiti where coffee and gourmet-to-go bites are served from a street art styled roller door; to Heno & Rey, a reinterpretation of a tapas bar spilling on to Hay and King Streets offering seafood, charcuterie, small bites and larger plates with sangria on tap and local wines; as well as The Loft Lounge, which is perched on the hotel’s first floor for pastries and high tea service or ‘InterContinental Worldly Classic’ cocktails – all are now welcoming hotel guests and locals alike.
Meanwhile, the rooms, studios and penthouse are covered in taupe, olive and bronze hues – all with views over Perth’s cityscape – combined with a designated Club InterContinental. Club InterContinental guests have the benefit of retreating to the top floor, a space offering a la carte breakfast, all day refreshments, high tea service in the afternoon and canapés and drinks from sunset.
Ascua, the ground-floor restaurant is set to open 1 November. Spanish for ember, an open kitchen will be the focal point for showcasing the preparation of aged beef and meats, while banquette seating will pair with service from Ascua’s sommelier.
The Gallery Meeting Suites provide an environment for business gatherings and seminars thanks to a dedicated floor of four suites, a central lounge area, private al fresco terraces and display kitchen.
Each meeting suite has access to The Chef’s Pantry, a central lounge stocked with refreshments for use at any time during their function, while an outdoor terrace complete with a bar, barbecue and cooking station provides al fresco hospitality possibilities for event planners.
“The InterContinental Hotel brand has been offering luxury travel for over 70 years, and we’re looking forward to our guests experiencing the sophistication of the InterContinental life at the new InterContinental Perth City Centre”, comments Adam McDonald, General Manager of the new InterContinental Perth City Centre.
“We’re so proud to create a truly international hotel for Perth… The details in our new hotel from the bespoke artwork, to the dynamic bars and restaurants and our signature Club InterContinental will impress, but it’s the welcoming service from our team, the local knowledge they’ll share and global etiquette they’ll extend that we’re most excited about.”