Established as a British penal colony in 1829, Perth today couldn’t have travelled further: it’s a diverse, vibrant city forever bathed in sunshine, steeped in history and culture while blessed with picturesque wineries and over 20 beaches, most within a short distance of the town. Kings Park, overlooking the CBD and Swan River, is natural bushland ideal for picnics and walks. Like its hidden bars, al fresco cafes, and quaint pubs, the best hotels with balconies in the city will help you soak up the fresh air and relaxed lifestyle. Check out the best Perth hotels with balconies here – all bookable on Culture Trip.
Perfectly capturing the creative atmosphere of Northbridge, this homely boutique hotel is a favourite with locals. Most bedrooms have balconies – ask for one when you book – and all have floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the leafy surroundings. There’s an inviting lounge and rooftop terrace boasting some of the best views in the city, where you can relax and socialise; or check out the Shadow Wine Bar and dining room. Borrow a bike to discover more – here, you’re just metres away from the best museums, galleries, theatres, shopping, wining and dining in the city.
West Perth occupies the space between sporty Subiaco, trendy Leederville and stylish Northbridge at the business end of the CBD. When you’re not enjoying the resort-style facilities on site, relax on the private balcony of your apartment – sit back and take in the beauty of the city fringe and the tranquillity of Kings Park – or step out nearby Subi Farmers Market for local produce, home-baked goodies and freshly brewed coffee. There’s also a spectrum of local restaurants, cafes and bars close to the hotel.
Get a taste of genuine West Australian hospitality at this boutique property overlooking colourful Elizabeth Quay. Treat yourself to an Elizabeth Quay Lux studio, which has a balcony with sweeping views over the Swan River and South Perth. It also features a deep, free-standing bath and a comfy window seat overlooking the plane trees of the Esplanade. Visit the chic rooftop bar and restaurant for spectacular views – or savour some people watching from the sidewalk cafe.
This establishment has been a part of the Perth scene since 1897, and today combines old-world grandeur with a bright, contemporary redesign reflecting the dynamic cultural landscape of the city. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be wrapped in discreet luxury. There are no cookie-cutter rooms here: each is unique, but comfortable and welcoming, to ensure an unforgettable experience. Even the food and drink options are impressive, from a traditional pub and a sophisticated restaurant to a sparkling rooftop lounge sanctuary in which to unwind and reconnect with friends.
This is surely the ultimate and most enviable Perth location, overlooking Langley Park, and gazing at the massive green space hugging the Swan River is balm to the weariest soul. The full-width balconies in the guest rooms and suite soak up the expansive views as far as Kings Park. It’s difficult not to get lost in those views even while doing laps in the infinity pool, exercising in the gym or dining on pizza, steak or fish and chips in the Gusti Restaurant. To wash away the excesses of the day good and proper, treat yourself to a luxurious king spa suite.
Most rooms in this modern apartment hotel have Swan River or Perth city skyline views from a private balcony, and are flooded with natural light. Choose anything from a studio up to a two-bedroom apartment and you’ll get access to the in-house gym and CEO SkyLounge on level 18. This houses a rooftop bar offering à la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails , along with a workspace and boardroom. Fancy cooking in? Make use of the pantry shopping service, with groceries delivered right to your apartment.
Close to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and quays, this unpretentious Perth apartment hotel is a welcoming sanctuary, and makes the perfect base from which to explore the city and beyond. Each generously sized, fully equipped apartment promotes relaxation, particularly on your private balcony or terrace. And if you don’t feel like cooking, the Courtside Restaurant offers indoor and al fresco seating options – both great spots for wolfing down salads and sweet waffles. Alternatively, choose a heat-and-eat meal from reception to get stuck into in your room or on your balcony later on.
On the east side of the city, minutes from the river, these hotel rooms and self-contained apartments couldn’t be more perfectly sited, among signature restaurants, fabulous entertainment venues and boutique shopping hubs. They’re all equally homely, with a private balcony to chill on with your feet up as you absorb the gleam and glitter of the twinkly city skyline. Make a date to socialise over a sunset drink and modern Australian cuisine in the laid-back Cornerstone Bar and Kitchen. Rather expend calories? Do your worst at the indoor rooftop heated pool and gym.
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