The first Australian property from Singapore-based COMO Hotels & Resorts is scheduled to open this month in Perth. Called The Treasury, the hotel is part of the larger Cathedral Square Development, which includes heritage-listed State Buildings dating from the 19th century. COMO’s official website notes that “this is one of the most significant heritage precincts in Western Australia, recently revitalized by leading architect, Kerry Hill.” The goal is to create an exciting urban hub, and The Treasury is already stealing headlines in advance of its October 15 debut.
Instead of a lobby reception desk, guests will be ushered into an arrival lounge for welcome drinks before being personally shown to their rooms. Decorated in a contemporary style with bespoke furnishings, the 48 rooms and suites have original cornicing and high ceilings. Some rooms have French doors opening onto furnished balconies. Expect the bathrooms to be particularly luxurious: equipped with Travertine stone tiles, heated floors, and both showers and German Kaldewei Duo tubs.
The Treasury expects to attract a vibrant local crowd to its two restaurants, bar, lounge, and library. (Australia-born Executive Chef Daniel Moran has devised the menus.) In addition, spa treatments are available at the COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, and guests will also be able to take advantage of the gym and indoor pool.