With so many new and exciting accommodation options popping up all over the world, here is a snapshot of the latest hidden gems to open their doors.
For a unique outdoor adventure accommodation in Western Australia, check out the new digs on Rottnest Island!
Pinky's Eco Retreat - WA, Australia
Located on Pinky Beach this is the first new accommodation on Rottnest Island in 30 years. This is a joint venture between the Baileys Group and Discovery Holiday Parks. Here we will see 83 furnished eco tents, most of which include kitchenettes, ensuites and private decks. Finally we can take a group to Rottnest Island and stay for a few nights | www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au
Live like a King in the Canyon. A unique accommodation in the outback!
Kings Canyon Resort - NT, Australia
Opening this week (June 2019) in Kings Canyon Resort in the Northern Territory. Try these six homestead-style glamping tents which are designed to blend in with the local landscape. 3 tents are designed for couples and the other 3 are designed for families. From the resort one can take up on the quad bike tours or helicopter rides over the outback flying over the Watarrka National Park | www.kingscanyonresort.com.au
Glide down the Murray River in style!
Dream Boatel - VIC, Australia
There are many ways to float down the Murray River but this luxury River Dream Boatel is a great concept for a small meeting or a family gathering. The houseboat has five staterooms and plenty of space. Flight connections are made via Mildura Regional Airport | www.dreamboatel.com.au
Instead of going to Africa – Try Jamala Lodge right here in our own Capital City.
Jamala Lodge - ACT, Australia
Jamala Lodge gets bigger year-on-year with a large and ever-expanding zoo.
Looking for a room with a touch of the exotic? Try Jamala Lodge in the middle of our nations’ capital. There are multiple rooms to stay which are all inspired by the locals. Try the Giraffe Tree House suite or the room where the bears or the tigers can come right up beside your sleeping quarters. This interactive concept was hatched in 2005 by Maureen and Richard Tindale and has become a flourishing zoo with over 200 staff | www.jamalawildlifelodge.com.au
A unique bar experience in Sydney town!
Maybe Sammy - Sydney, Australia
Often Melbourne eclipses Sydney for a genuine dining experience, but Maybe Sammy is worth a look. More of an elegant bar than a restaurant, this Hollywood-style décor and lounge has a 1950's feel and old fashioned service that goes with the design. An excellent night out | www.maybesammy.com
From Aspen to Queenstown, Kamana Boutique Hotel is setting new heights!
Kamana Lakehouse - Queenstown, New Zealand
The former Aspen Hotel in Queenstown has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation and is now a 73 room boutique hotel. Not only is this venue one of the highest hotels in Queenstown, it is also very reasonable with prices starting from AUD$250 per night. Try this amazing new hotel on your next trip to Queenstown | www.kamana.co.nz
So Hotel opens its doors on the waterfront in Auckland!
'So' is the latest 5-star addition to New Zealand's hotel scene. New on the Auckland landscape and located in the via duct area we have the very first 'So' hotel by Accor. This brand new 130 room hotel is a design masterpiece and has an array of food and wine experiences to enhance your stay. The mixo-lobby bar and the amazing new spa will set a new standard in Auckland five star hotels | www.so-auckland.com
A Shanghai Wonderland under and over water hotel experience!
InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland - Shanghai, China
China continues to design and construct amazing new hotels. There are truly some amazing hotels in the fastest growing new hotel regions. The Intercontinental Hotel Group have come up with Shanghai Wonderland which makes their 200th hotel opening worldwide. It has 336 rooms which is mostly subterranean with two floors above ground and 16 below. It is located in the Sheshan Mountain Range in south west Shanghai | www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us/en/shanghai/shghe/hoteldetail