A brand new architectural icon in Australia’s waterfront metropolis

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W Hotels, a part of Marriott Bonvoy’s world portfolio of over 30 manufacturers, has at the moment opened the extremely anticipated W Sydney. Located in a dramatic curved construction rising over Darling Harbour, W Sydney is ready to grow to be a coveted vacation spot for travellers and Sydneysiders alike, bringing new power and a contemporary tackle luxurious to the town and harbour waterfront.

“W Sydney marks our W Hotels brand’s triumphant return to Sydney, a long-awaited addition to our robust portfolio in Australia, following our recent debuts in Melbourne and Brisbane,” mentioned George Fleck, Vice President and Global Brand Leader of W Hotels. “W Sydney will cultivate a new cultural and social hub in the vibrant Darling Harbour precinct. It is the perfect canvas for a non-conformist approach to the luxury hospitality landscape with W’s bold and energetic ‘Whatever/Whenever’ service ethos, dynamic design, and immersive programming as we celebrate Sydney through a new lens.”

A beacon of daring design

Located inside The Ribbon and designed by acclaimed Australian architectural agency, Hassell, W Sydney rises above the roadways to hug Darling Harbour. Its distinctive interiors are designed by London-based Bowler James Brindley, who conceived W Sydney by means of the authenticity of the town’s historical past, spirit, and lore; from the marine-inspired rooms and suites to the distinctive restaurant and bars. At the center of the resort’s design story is ‘the larrikin,’ a quintessentially Australian character whose robust spirit informs and evokes the resort’s luxe but unconventional interiors.

From the second friends step previous the W signal, impressed by the Australian Waratah flower, they’re on a design-led journey. The copper-clad entry pays homage to subterranean Sydney and its disused railway tunnells, and an illuminated vertical promenade sweeps friends up into Living Room, a vivid blue area that reinvents the conventions of a standard foyer by turning it right into a social hub. Embracing a ‘Future Noir’ theme, Living Room is punctuated by an electrical blue round bar and nest-like seating that reference the Australian Bowerbird, a larrikin of the chicken world. W Sydney’s 588 guestrooms, together with 162 distinctive suites, draw inspiration from the resort’s harbourside location and close by seashores, exuding marine-chic of their nautical white and navy-blue palette and undulating partitions that echo the sails of yachts within the marina beneath. Bathrooms are rendered in deep oceanic blue and walk-in wardrobes function a burst of graphic, inflorescent pink and pink Waratah flowers for a playful contact.

Cuisine scene

Across all its areas, W Sydney channels the boundless power of the Harbour City and its tradition of inclusivity with a tuned-in, curious angle, amplified by means of always-on programming. Electrifying the town’s culinary and nightlife scenes, W Sydney brings 4 new eating and bar venues throughout three thrilling ranges. BTWN embraces its distinctive setting adjoining to the flyover, drawing on its city environment and weaving the iconography of night time meals markets into its areas. Leading the culinary adventures at BTWN is Head Chef Chris Dodd, an alumnus of Aria and Blue Door, whose menus hero the produce of New South Wales. Just as different eating places on the town are winding down, BTWN comes alive with 2AM: dessertbar, a late-night hotspot created in collaboration with Singaporean dessert guru Janice Wong. Living Room’s menus embrace the resort’s location on the sting of Asiatown with a give attention to Sake and Soju, in addition to Asian small bites. 29/30 is a two-level bar with uninterrupted harbour views, the right place to have fun Sydney. A beacon on the apex of Darling Harbour, the WET Deck (pool) degree bar evokes an underwater world with coral-inspired lighting and is a superb spot for informal tapas and cocktails. Meanwhile, Level 30 above takes issues up a notch with elevated cocktails, a menu of classic Champagnes by the glass, and the above-sea-level décor of a superyacht.

Up and away

Switching the temper, AWAY Spa is an oasis of concrete calm designed to depart friends feeling rested and recharged in an idiosyncratic however nonetheless deeply restorative area. The 5 therapy rooms and connecting areas are gently enclosed by the meditative, geometric artwork of Bradley Eastman (aka Beastman). In addition to distinctive round pods for magnificence therapies, the spa contains a bar for many who prefer to socialize whereas they decompress. The resort’s FIT Gym is full with Technogym tools, whereas WET Deck is a spot to sit back poolside with stellar views of Darling Harbour. The 30-metre open-air infinity pool showcases an enormous jellyfish motif crafted from vivid glass mosaic tiles, an extra nod to the resort’s joyful eccentricity.

Business is pleasure

Whilst W Sydney is destined to be Sydney’s latest playground, it additionally means enterprise. Located simply steps from Sydney’s International Convention Centre, the resort options 1300-square-meters of outstanding occasion area throughout eight versatile rooms. Set on degree 5, W Sydney’s 592-square-meter pillarless Great Room options floor-to-ceiling home windows that afford extraordinary views of the town. The design connects to the vigorous Darling Harbour setting, with mild fittings and a graphic carpet that explode in a artistic tribute to Sydney’s well-known fireworks.

“W Sydney reimagines luxury for a new era, creating a vibrant new scene for Sydneysiders and visitors to the city,” says Craig Seaward, General Manager of W Sydney. “It’s a complete departure from the city’s traditional hotels and this unique W spirit is something you feel at every touchpoint, from our eclectic venues to the cool blue rooms and high energy programming. I can’t think of a better location for our new W hotel than Sydney’s amazing harbour. We can’t wait to welcome guests again and again.”



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