Art and style: the 1888 Hotel

1888 Hotel  is a boutique accommodation in Pyrmont, a central district of Sydney Australia, near Darling Harbour and the Fish Market. Built in 1888 and re-launched as a luxury hotel in 2013, the 1888 hotel is part of the Ovolo group. In addition it is surrounded by great restaurants, cafes and boutiques.

A charming place with contemporary design and modern furniture, the 1888 hotel offers 90 rooms in different categories, with exposed brick walls, big windows and artworks by Australian artists. For example, the Lofts have in 2 levels with the bedroom upstairs and the living area downstairs and the Suites have kitchenette and lounge areas.

Above all the hotel offers the Geddes Room, a stylish event space with modern facilities, perfect for meetings, conferences and private events. After that, the Williamson, a special space with its own entrance, bar, lounge area, separate bedroom and bathroom. Therefore this is great for parties or special occasions.

Guests can have a bit to eat or a cocktail at Mister Percy, a rustic and contemporary restaurant that offers unique dishes with seasonal produce, based on Australian mixed with Mediterranean cuisine.  In addition, a collection of local wines and artisanal cocktails.

 Info: http://www.1888hotel.com.au/ – Room price: double room from 169 AUD, incl. Wi-Fi and free passes for the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre – Services: bike rental, pet-friendly rooms, 

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