Hotel Buzz: QT Sydney Opens September 17

QT Sydney Hotel

Australia’s largest city will soon have a cool new addition to its hotel scene. Opening its doors on September 17, the QT Sydney is housed in two heritage-listed buildings—the renovated Gowings department store and the transformed State Theatre—located smack dab in the heart of town at the intersection of Market and George Streets. A member of Design Hotels, the property was envisioned by David Seargeant, Managing Director of Amalgamated Holdings Limited, as the “hippest and most luxurious of hotels” with a “casual service style”-- involving “some of Australia’s most creative architects, designers, and tastemakers.”

The 200 guest rooms are designed in 12 different styles, and come with separate showers and oversized tubs. Original architectural features are found throughout the property (think gargoyles and timber floors). There will be a spa with six treatment rooms, the city’s first hammam, a nail salon and an old-school men’s barber shop. The restaurants—Gowings Bar & Grill, The Gilt Lounge, and Parlour Lane Roasters café-- are aiming to attract the cool crowd. For more information, visit www.qtsydney.com.au.

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