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The Best Perth Hotels To Check Into In 2024

By Claire Logan
8th Jan 2024

Inside one of the best hotels in Perth

Whether you're a Perth/Boorloo local in desperate need of a staycation or you're an out of towner looking for a Perth hotel that's a bit special, you'll want to book yourself a few nights at one of these stunning hotels in Perth.

They've got all the little luxuries you'd expect from any good hotel, a bucket load of charm and most of them are in primo locations so you can head out on the town, experience the best of Perth and then stumble back to your room at the end of the night (if you manage to leave the hotel at all). Without further ado, here are the best hotels in Perth according to Urban List.

COMO The Treasury

Perth CBD

A bathroom at COMO The Treasury hotel in Perth
Image credit: COMO The Treasury | Instagram

This contemporary luxury hotel will make you never want to return home. Not only does COMO The Treasury feature a spa, gym, pool, library and the most elegant rooms you’ll ever lay eyes on—it's also home to some of Perth's finest dining options.

Rooftop restaurant Wildflower serves up contemporary cuisine with beaut local produce. Post offers elegant dining with modern Italian cuisine. Petition is more about relaxed dining and delicious modern Australian eats. While the Wine Merchant is the perfect spot to kick back with a wine in the Postal Hall. This might be one of the most romantic hotels in Perth, so if you've got an anniversary coming up, you know what to do.

The Details

Address: 1 Cathedral Ave, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 6168 7888
Price: $$$$


Alex Hotel


Inside The Alex Hotel in Perth
Image credit: Alex Hotel | Instagram

Sitting in the cultural heart of Perth, Alex Hotel is the perfect Perth hotel for those who like to eat, drink and be merry. The rooms are like little sanctuaries, but if you like a more social experience, you can kick back in the shared communal spaces, which feel kinda like stepping into a very cool friend's place.

The Alex has lounge areas, outdoor terraces and a roof garden for you to enjoy, where they offer wine, craft beer, artisan spirits, books and locally roasted coffee. There’s bike hire if you feel like going for a ride, and Shadow Wine Bar is just downstairs for cocktail hour. You don’t get much better than that.

The Details

Address:  50 James St, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 6430 4000
Price: $$


Warders Hotel


timber floored hotel room with bed at The Warders Hotel
Image credit: Warders Hotel | Website

Set in the old limestone cottages right next to Fremantle Markets, you'll find the lovingly restored Warders Hotel. Originally built in 1851 and used as accommodation for the Warders from the nearby Fremantle Prison, the hotel has done a great job of preserving its unique charm while also serving up a minimalist and modern interior worth staying in for.

Each room is fit with a comfy king bed, and along with your booking you’ll receive a light complimentary breakfast with coffee and an evening cocktail. What’s not to love?

The Details

Address: 19 Henderson St, Fremantle WA 6160
Phone: (08) 9239 3300
Price: $$


Wonil Hotel


Wonil Hotel
Image credit: Wonil Hotel | Website

Designed to help attract research talent to the University Of Western Australia (which sits directly across the road), this boutique hotel is blessed with calming, contemporary rooms that fit seamlessly in with the lush riverside location. You also can't fault Wonil Hotel's gorg dining terrace on the banks of the Swan River, which serves up stunning brekkies and dinners. 

The Details

Address: 21 Hackett Drive, Crawley WA 6009
Phone: (08) 9200 4800
Price: $


QT Perth


a black marble bathroom with big tub
Image credit: QT Perth | Instagram

Smack bang in the middle of the CBD, the QT is one of Perth's crown jewels complete with a killer rooftop bar and the incredible Santini Grill down below.

The rooms are decked out in local jarrah timber flooring, which makes for a nice change from the usual hotel room carpet flooring, as well as velvet and polished brass accents. Black cockatoo wallpaper adds the perfect amount of character. Definitely, one to save for those special occasions.  

The Details

Address: 133 Murray St, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9225 8000
Price: $$


The Westin Perth

Perth CBD

The Westin Hotel Perth
Image credit: The Westin Perth | Website

It's hard to fault the five star service and a-grade location of The Westin Perth. Each room is kitted out with cloud like beds, rainfall showers, fluffy robes, super chic decor and some seriously stunning city views. 

Outside your room, you've got a gym, infinity pool and BODHI day spa to hit up. Plus, Guy Grossi's famed Roman Italian restaurant, Garum, for incredible brekkies and stunning pasta. We should also point out, The Westin has one of Perth's finest high teas, so go ahead and book that in while you're there. 

The Details

Address: 480 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 6559 1888
Price: $$


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The Ritz-Carlton

Elizabeth Quay

a light and bright hotel room with floor to ceiling windows
Image credit: Ritz-Carlton Perth | Website

With sweeping views of the Swan River and Perth City, The Ritz-Carlton in Elizabeth Quay is the place to be when booking a five-star inner-city stay in Perth.

Aside from the elegant and spacious rooms (complete with all the five-start extras you’d expect), there’s a jaw-dropping outdoor heated infinity pool, a rooftop bar, the sensational Hearth restaurant, and of course a swanky day spa so you can get your pamper on.

When staying at the Ritz-Carlton you’re guaranteed a luxurious experience with the friendly team making sure you’re spoilt.

The Details

Address: 1 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 6559 6888
Price: $$$


Quay Perth

Elizabeth Quay

a contemporary hotel room at Quay Perth
Image credit: Quay Perth | Website

Quay Perth wowed us from day one with the view from its Esplanade Studio rooms. Packing 80 rooms into a small footprint, the hotel is part of the Louis T Collection and features earthy tones, Victorian ash wood, clean lines and plush soft furnishings, all inspired by WA’s natural landscape. 

Home to Community at Quay, a sidewalk eatery, as well as the rooftop HQ Bar & Kitchen, there aren’t many reasons to leave Quay, unless you feel like stretching your legs along the banks of the Swan.

Our favourite room features, aside from the view? The bathtubs and bay window seats. If you need a space to break out and do some work, the 24/7 co-working space on level 9 offers 180-degree views over Elizabeth Quay, private offices, meeting rooms, communal workstations and delicious coffee at your fingertips. 

The Details

Address: 18 The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9325 2000
Price: $$



East Fremantle

a pool area with palm trees at the Tradewinds Hotel
Image credit: Tradewinds | Instagram

Old school Fremantle hotel, the Tradewinds, doesn't look so old on the inside. Splash out and get yourself a suite with river views for the weekend and make the most of the standalone bathtub. The king-size bed is also one of the most comfortable you'll ever come across, and the pool and deck areas are lush (if you can bring yourself to leave the room).

This winter they're also offering the ultimate winter wellness package which sounds like the ideal way to relax and recharge without travelling too far. The stay includes a nourishing brekky and refreshing juice, an in-room massage, a one-week pilates pass and a wellness gift pack full of feel-good gifts like healthy snacks, Aromatherapy Lab Beauty Essences, glossy magazines and more.  

The Details

Address: 1 Sewell St, East Fremantle WA 6158
Phone: (08) 9339 8188
Price: $


Crown Towers


The pool at Crown Towers hotel in Perth
Image credit: Crown Towers | Instagram

If you haven’t heard of Crown Towers, where’ve you been? Technically, it's more of a resort but given how gobsmackingly brilliant it is, we had to give the hotel a mention. Perth’s premier destination for a luxe staycation, it’s like stepping into a whole other world—an ultra-chic one at that.

Strut into reception and sip on a martini at The Waiting Room, then drop your bags in your stunning suite and kick back by the enormous pool area. Spend your days feasting on the buffet at Epicurean and swanning around in the luxurious spa, then wind down with a gourmet dinner. Offering a range of incredible dining experiences such as Nobu and Rockpool, Crown is the place to be if you need a little glamorous escape without straying too far from good old Perth.

The Details

Address: Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood WA 6100
Phone: (08) 9362 7777
Price: $$$



West Perth

a contemporary hotel room with pink-hued walls and large window
Image credit: Tribe | Website

Located right next to Kings Park and only a hop, skip and a jump away from some of the best restaurants in Perth's CBD, you'll be wishing you lived at Tribe.

The rooms are simple but funky, the communal space is homely (but much nicer than your actual home) and if you don't want to go out to eat, there's a restaurant and bar there. They've also got a 24-hour grab and go counter full of fresh things that you can hit up whenever you need.

The Details

Address: 4 Walker Ave, West Perth WA 6005
Phone: (08) 6247 3333
Price: $



Rottnest Island

Samphire Rottnest
Image credit: Samphire | Website

A cruisy thirty-minute ferry from Fremantle will see you relaxing beachside at the luxe Samphire on Rottnest Island. From the spacious rooms to the firelit beach club lounge, the stunning stay is sportin' coastal chic decor and unmatched holiday vibes all year round.

Start your morning with a yoga class and a few trips to the superb brekky buffet then slink back to your room for an uber-relaxing in-room massage. For lunch you can head to the hotel's Italian restaurant, Isola, for a spritzy beachside feed, then head off on a walk to explore Rotto's gorg beaches before racing back to Samphire for an arvo wine tasting.

Come dinnertime, you'll be well and truly ready to tuck into a punchy South East Asian feed at Lontara before embracing robe life back at your room. What a dream!

The Details

Address: Corner Parker Point Rd and, McCallum Ave, Rottnest Island WA 6161
Phone: (08) 9292 5011
Price: $$$




inside the container style cabins at the Hougoumont Hotel
Image credit: Hougoumont | Website

Pencil in Hougoumont if you’re keen for a weekend of dining, drinking and relaxing in Fremantle. This boutique hotel is nestled right in the heart of our fave port city and is a stone’s throw from the cappuccino strip, markets, and Freo’s best restaurants and bars.

With luxury rooms and super-friendly staff, this is the perfect spot for a cultural vaycay to soak up everything Freo has to offer.

The Details

Address: 15 Bannister St, Fremantle WA 6160
Phone: (08) 6160 6800
Price: $


The Local Hotel

South Fremantle

The Local Hotel in South Fremantle, Perth
Image credit: The Local | Website

The Local is one of our fave places to eat and drink, but you might not have known you can actually stay in one of their eight boutique hotel rooms. Individually styled by local talents, each one is as beautiful as the next. 

Leave your car at home and spend your weekend strolling through the streets of South Freo. There are endless things to eat and drink nearby, plus one of the best beaches in all of Perth.

The Details

Address: 282 South Terrace, South Fremantle WA 6162
Phone: (08) 6219 5510
Price: $


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