W Hotels takes Melbourne by storm

W Hotel Melbourne Main Entrance

Australia is home to some of the most exquisite and intriguing properties that make for an unforgettable stay—whether that be for business or leisure. This is no exception.

W Hotels Worldwide have pressed play on Melbourne’s first luxury lifestyle hotel: W Melbourne.

In the heart of an eclectic dining and edgy fashion district, W Melbourne brings the community’s iconic laneway culture and emerging music scene to life. Inspired by the contrasts of the city, the hotel slowly reveals itself to visitors as guests peel back layers to unearth the unique personality of each space.

W Melbourne has 294 luxuriously stylish guest rooms and 29 suites, with design details curated to reflect Melbourne’s fascinating history and culture. The hotel’s Wonderful, Fabulous and Mega category rooms are inspired by the neighbouring street-level newspaper kiosks that flashback to the 1960s. Each room features floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning skyline views.

Eye-catching design aside, this hotel offers an exciting expansion on Melbourne’s already enticing dining scene and nightlife. W Melbourne’s distinctive restaurants and bars amplify the city’s dining landscape with innovative, original takes on the Melbourne’s multicultural cuisines. All-day dining restaurant Lollo, under the culinary creative direction of celebrated chef Adam D’Sylva, offers a menu that’s designed to be shared and celebrate the chef’s mixed heritage.

At the centre of the action and pulse of the hotel is cocktail bar Curious, with its design as impressive as the evocative cocktail list. The bar welcomes guests into a cocoon-inspired space formed by its overhead timber beams in a parametric sequence with low lighting and muted colour palettes. Still to come is signature Japanese restaurant WARABI focusing on the freshest seasonal produce with seating for only 30 diners and a private dining room for ten. Culprit will channel Melbourne’s café culture with an original bar concept that adds a new twist to the dining experience.

With the slow return of events, EAs should keep their eyes peeled for the latest venues and event offerings. Look no further, W Melbourne has you covered. Mixing work with play, guests will be captivated by 830 square-metres of ultra-modern conference, meeting and event space at W Melbourne, setting the stage for spectacular events with fully adaptable conference equipment, world-class audio-visual facilities and contemporary cuisine from the expert in-house catering team. The jewel in the crown, the GREAT ROOM, is a 426 square-metre pillarless ballroom with an abundance of natural light and 4×5-metre LED wall. To celebrate the region’s diverse seasons and autumn as a popular time to visit, Melbourne-born visual artist, Ash Keating utilized soft pinks and violets to light up the GREAT ROOM ceiling for an enchanting experience for guests.

But among all the work and play, there must be time for rest and recovery—with a little fitness on the side. W Melbourne’s FIT and WET on Level 14 will inspire the W’s ‘Detox.Retox.Repeat’ signature wellness philosophy, offering spectacular views alongside an ultramodern fitness facility, gold-roofed indoor pool, poolside bar and DJ booth.

With Melbourne already being one of Australia’s most popular business and leisure travel destinations, W Melbourne only elevates this popularity. So, when you’re planning your next conference, meeting, or event, remember W Melbourne and its stellar facilities and breathtaking design.