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$25m Hilton Sydney guest rooms and suits refurb revealed

February 4, 2021 Hotel News No Comments

The Hilton Sydney has unveiled a $25 million renovation with all 587 of its guest rooms and suites having undergone extensive redesign and refurbishment. with the 40 suites and 547 rooms, all featuring brand new soft furnishings including carpets and curtains, plus European tapware, recliners, bedside lights and 55” Smart TV’s.

Hayden Hughes, general manager, Hilton Sydney said, “Hilton Sydney is an iconic property and we are so pleased to offer a reinvigorated product to our guests in 2021” and “Providing an upmarket guest experience while offering a gateway to Sydney’s CBD has always been a priority for the hotel”.

He added, “With the renovation, Hilton Sydney has further enhanced its position as the ideal base for travellers to immerse and explore Sydney from, and for business guests to meet and connect at”.

The Hilton Sydney says it has also listened to guest needs, adding two new room types: the Corner Room and Family Room, with the Corner Room offering two extra square meters and an extended view of the CBD’s spectacular skyline via an extra window and Family Rooms made up of two connecting rooms, which can be purchased together for family travel ease.

Overseeing the design was Sydney based a+ design group who complemented the strong modernist form of the building with a contemporary interior finish, placing an emphasis on ensuring practicality and ease for the modern traveller.

Mike Watson, director, a+ design group said, “A fundamental design decision was an overhaul of the traditional desk setup which took up considerable floor space. In its place in each room and suite is an oversized Italian armchair and ottoman coupled with a custom table which guests can work or dine at”.

New artwork adorns the walls by three female artists, Camie Lyons, Angela Hayson and Bec Tarrant, with the artworks forming a beautiful balance between feminine and masculine expression and both Camie and Angela Sydney-based artists, with Camie well-known for her standout work across a variety of mediums including sculpture, painting and drawing and Angela’s practice is based on exploring landscape and her fascination of structures.

Bec is an Australian Indigenous artist based in Queensland with her key focus on abstract artwork.

Hilton Sydney also provides guests with 3,786 square meters of event space, an indoor swimming pool, a chef’s hatted restaurant run by Australian chef and restauranteur, Luke Mangan, two bars including the 127-year-old underground and heritage listed Marble Bar, and the largest hotel gym in Australia, Fitness First Pitt St Platinum.

In addition to the above and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hilton Sydney is participating in the Hilton CleanStay Program to help guests enjoy a clean and safe experience during their stay, with the new standards under Hilton CleanStay including a Hilton CleanStay Room Seal to show that a room has not been accessed since being thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, additional cleaning of common areas and items, contactless check-in, innovative disinfection technology and flexible housekeeping options.

A report by John Alwyn-Jones.

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