Set in a recently refurbished 19th-century redbrick state building in Perth’s historic district, this five-star hotel offers travellers a designer base for their holiday in this sunny Western Australian city. In terms of location, it’s just a few minutes’ walk from Barrack Street wharf and 3km from King’s Park. Transfers from the airport are an easy 20-minute drive away.
Don’t miss a session at the COMO Shambhala Spa, if only just to soak up the atmosphere and marvel at the contemporary surroundings. It offers a wide range of treatments, from massages and facials to manicures. Yoga and pilates classes are also on offer.
Each of the hotel’s 48 rooms offers a luxurious contemporary interior design that features a neutral colour scheme for a calming atmosphere, high ceilings, oversized windows. Furnishings are sleek, handcrafted and European in style, including grand king beds, work desks and built in cupboards while bathrooms include showers and deep tubs, twin sinks and heated floors. A high standard of amenities is available including free Wi-Fi and minibars, LED TVs, remote operated Roman blinds, and a multimedia hub. Some add balconies, and upgraded suites offer separate sitting areas.
If you enjoy working out, you’ll love a stay at this hotel with its state-of-the-art gym facilities. W session in here will leave you feeling ready for the day of sightseeing head. The hotel’s set in the heart of the historic district which makes a great place to wander and get your bearings, before you head towards Barrack Street Wharf for shopping and dining.
There are several dining options at COMO. Head to Post on the ground floor for modern, seasonal Australian cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For an elegant lunch or dinner overlooking the city, head to Wildflower on the fourth floor with its contemporary dining room, where you’ll enjoy modern international dishes. If you just fancy drinks, the Treasury Lounge and Bar has three snug rooms filled with sofas where you can also have afternoon tea at the weekend.
1 Cathedral AvenuePerthWestern Australia 6000