Park Hyatt Sydney Hotel

Luxury retreats to city boutiques – 9 Australian hotel and resort galleries and reviews

Whether you’re travelling to Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane or a few places in between – you can now check out exclusive, real guest photos and reviews of 9 of Australia’s top hotels and resorts. 

RoomCritic’s hotel and resort galleries also include real guest photos and reviews of 15 different rooms and room types.

The best places to stay in Melbourne – 9 Australian hotel and resort galleries and reviews

Crown Metropol Hotel

Crown Metropol Melbourne Hotel Bar

A chic, 5 star luxury hotel the Crown Metropol Hotel has modern swanky decor located near everything in the bustling Southbank precinct of Melbourne – just a short walk over the river from the city. After your buffet fabulous breakfast head to the pool, it’s a must visit with infinity views over the city. In the evening hit the bar – it’s a hotspot for guests and chic locals. Check out exclusive guest photos and review of Loft Suite Room 1236. Read more.

Crown Metropol Hotel – Loft Suite Room 1236

Crown Metropol Melbourne Hotel Loft Suite Room 1236

A palatial corner suite with modern swanky decor and a huge living and dining room. The separate bedroom is huge with a massive bathroom and over sized bath and an enclosed shower room with the best hotel branded amenities we’ve seen. Theres plenty of space for entertaining, with a second WC for guests, plentiful storage and the mini bar is well stocked. Read more.

Hotel Lindrum

Hotel Lindrum Melbourne Exterior

Located in the south eastern corner of the city, Hotel Lindrum is situated in one of our favorite parts of Melbourne. The cities best shopping, bars, restaurants and nightlife Melbourne are all within walking distance, yet the hotel itself has a quiet vibe that make it the perfect oasis. The hotel decor is modern swanky, the buffet breakfast is fabulous and the Wi-Fi is FREE! Check out exclusive guest photos and reviews of Junior Suite Room 415. Read more.

Hotel Lindrum – Junior Suite Room 415

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A solid wooden armoire inset with a large TV separates the bedroom from an intimate sitting area that contains a second TV and chaise lounge. Junior Suite 415 is positioned at the rear of the hotel and has four large windows creating an abundance of light and an open inviting atmosphere. The bathroom is large with a standard bath/shower and luxury Natio Spa amenities. Read more.

Royce Hotel Melbourne

Royce Hotel Melbourne Lobby

A luxury boutique hotel – The Royce Hotel is located within walking distance to the fashionable shopping and restaurant precincts of Toorak Rd and Chapel St. Check out exclusive guest photos and reviews of 3 rooms and room types. Read more.

Royce Hotel – Superior Deluxe Room 313

Royce Hotel Melbourne Superior Deluxe Room 313

A spacious room with modern swanky decor and district views. The bathroom is roomy but it does not have a bath. There is plenty of storage, free Wi-Fi and no noise. Read more.

Royce Hotel – Executive Suite Room 516

Royce Hotel Melbourne Executive Suite 516

An open plan, spacious suite with district views. The suite is slightly bigger than the Superior Deluxe Room and features a massive bathroom with spa bath although the no-brand, standard toiletries are a little bit of a let down. Read more.

The best places to stay in Sydney – 9 Australian hotel and resort galleries and reviews

Park Hyatt Sydney

Park Hyatt Sydney

A 5 star luxury hotel located opposite Sydney’s iconic Opera House in the The Rocks area of the harbour. Stunning harbour and city views from every room, the rooftop pool is a must visit and the Afternoon Tea is a treat for the senses. Read more.

Park Hyatt Sydney – Sydney Suite Room 400

Park Hyatt Sydney - Sydney Suite Room 400

The pinnacle of luxury accommodation in Sydney is here at The Park Hyatt – Sydney Suite Room 400. This palatial 350 square metre, fourth-floor, two-bedroom, open plan suite is architecturally designed with master bathroom and outdoor terrace. You’ll be amazed at the panoramic views of the iconic Sydney Opera House, harbour and bridge. King bed in the master bedroom, with either one king or two twin beds in second bedroom. Read more.

Park Hyatt Sydney – City Harbour King Room 215

Park Hyatt Sydney - City Harbour King Room 215

Contemporary luxury greets all who step into this 40 – 45 square metre guest room, from the open plan design, architecturally designed bathroom and private balcony to views of Sydney’s harbour and bridge or city skyline. The City Harbour King sets the standard for luxury rooms in Sydney. Read more.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

A classic 5 star luxury hotel located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is close to the harbour and other city sights, the best of Sydney’s fashion, shopping and cafes all within walking distance. Most rooms and suites have street views with those on the east side looking over the stunning gardens. The Garden Court Restaurant serves French Contemporary cuisine. Check out guest photos and reviews of 3 rooms and 2 room types. Read more.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth – Prestige Suite Room 802

A palatial sized suite featuring a separate living room and bedroom. Elegant luxury decor throughout with large bathroom and standard sized bath and luxury amenities. Plentiful storage for bags, no outside room noise and views over the Sydney city streets below. Read more.

By RoomCritic Member: melmc4

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth – Prestige Suite Room 1514 

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A palatial sized suite featuring a separate living room and bedroom. Elegant luxury decor throughout with large bathroom and standard sized bath and luxury amenities. Plentiful storage for bags, no outside room noise and views over the Sydney city streets below. Read more.

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth – Luxury Suite Room 1238

sofitelsydney1238

A small small sized, open plan room with elegant luxury decor throughout. The room features a king size bed, a small yet very functional bathroom with a small bath and views over the garden below and Sydney city streets below. Read more.

The Westin Sydney

The Westin Sydney

This beautiful, 5 star luxury hotel is centrally located in Sydney’s CBD in Martin Place and features mix of modern elegance and historical charm. You’ll love the central location – The Westin Sydney is located in the heart of Sydney and the shopping, cafes, bars and nightlife right on the doorstep. Check out exclusive guest photos and reviews of 4 rooms and 3 room types. Read more.

The Westin Sydney – Tower Deluxe Room 1011 

The Westin Sydney - Tower Deluxe Room 1011

An ample sized room with the hotel’s Signature Heavenly king size bed. The bathroom is aqua and marble and has the Heavenly Bath with a separate rain shower. You’ll love the Signature Heavenly Bed. Read more.

The Westin Sydney – Executive Suite Room 2109

The Westin Sydney - Executive Suite Room 2109

A massive corner suite room with modern elegant decor. A true suite with a separate living area and master bedroom. The room also features the signature Heavenly Bed – King size and dreamy, the bathroom is aqua and marble bliss, with the Heavenly Bath overlooking the city and separate rain shower. You’ll love the space. The walk-ins. Second WC and the Westin Executive Club Lounge extras. Read more.

By RoomCritic Member: melmc4

The Westin Sydney – Tower Premium Room 2301

The Westin Sydney - Tower Premium Room 2301

A spacious modern room with the hotel’s Signature Heavenly Bed – King size and dreamy. The bathroom is aqua and marble bliss with Heavenly Bath and separate rain shower. The Mini-bar is more than sufficient including Champagne, wine, scotch, spirits, Maltesers, Tim Tams, Pringles, beer, juices and soft drinks. You’ll love the glass wall between the tub and the bedroom. Read more.

By RoomCritic Member: melmc4

The Westin Sydney – Tower Premium Room 2401 

A spacious modern room with the hotel’s Signature king size Heavenly Bed. The bathroom is decorated in aqua and marble with the Heavenly Bath and a separate rain shower. The Mini-bar is more than sufficient including Champagne, wine, scotch, spirits, Maltesers, Tim Tams, Pringles, beer, juices and soft drinks. This is an SPG Gold Enhanced room. You’ll love the higher floor with a view over Martin Place and the glass wall between the tub and the bedroom. Read more.

By RoomCritic Member: melmc4

The best places to stay in Brisbane – 9 Australian hotel and resort galleries and reviews

Emporium Hotel

Emporium Hotel pool

Our favourite hotel in the Fortitude Valley neighbourhood of Brisbane, the Emporium Hotel is located within a shopping and entertainment precinct. The rooftop pool is a must visit and the bar is a busy hotspot for a hip Brisbane crowd. The restaurant serves memorable French fare with an a la carte incredible breakfast menu. Read more.

Emporium Hotel – King Suite Room 210 

Emporium Hotel - King Suite Room 210

One of our favourite rooms at the Emporium Hotel, King Suite Room 210 is spacious with modern swanky decor, city views and a large bathroom. There is no bath but the FREE Wi-Fi more than makes up for it. There is plentiful storage and the minibar is stocked with everything you could want – including Berocca for that morning after head. Read more.

The best places to stay in Byron Bay – 9 Australian hotel and resort galleries and reviews

Gaia Retreat and Spa

Gaia Retreat and Spa

This boutique, luxury retreat is located in Brooklet, in the stunning Byron Bay hinterland region of New South Wales. Whether you wish to detox or de-stress, Gaia Retreat and Spa provides everything you require to help you on your path. Read more.

Gaia Retreat and Spa – Layana Room 11

Gaia Retreat and Spa - Layana Room 11

Relax on your own outdoor veranda nestled in fragrant, lush sub-tropical gardens, the Layana rooms give you the opportunity to reconnect back to the land and offer you a true sense of tranquility. Read more.

By RoomCritic Member: melmc4

The best places to stay in Hamilton Island – 9 Australian hotel and resort galleries and reviews

Qualia Resort

Qualia Resort

A 5 star luxury resort tucked away in an exclusive precinct on Hamilton Island’s northern-most tip. Qualia Resort boasts 60 private pavilions overlooking the Coral Sea and the surrounding Whitsunday Islands. Read more.

Qualia Resort – Leeward Pavilion Room 39

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A relaxing, palatial home-away-from-home. The room features an open plan bedroom and living area with floor to ceiling, panoramic views of the natural landscape and aqua Coral Sea. Read more.

By RoomCritic Member: melmc4

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One comment

  1. Mel Mc · January 27, 2014

    Thanks for the luxe room gallery features, RoomCritic lovelies Xx

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