Criterion Hotel PerthA Unique Blend of New and Old
The Criterion Hotel Perth is a landmark heritage hotel that was formerly known as the Regatta Hotel Complex. It was established in April of 1996 and underwent remarkable remodeling during its opening. It remains the oldest hotel in Perth, having received its hotel license in 1840. While it is an old building, its dcor is modern and it is an amazing balance of both old and new. Its historic art deco faade and a bit of the interior of the hotel are being restored so that you can see its history alive. The lobby and rooms are decorated in modern furnishings and yet you can see the old and the new together.
This is the perfect hotel for both leisure travelers and business travelers. It is near business locations and places to sightsee at. It is only a minute to get to Perths main shopping mall, where you can buy souvenirs or designer fashions. Banks and government buildings are within ten minutes away for business travelers. There are numerous restaurants between one minute and fifteen minutes away with many different kinds of cuisines. Churches are just minutes away and you can see the Perth Mint or the Perth Museum which are only about five minutes away. The Swan River is only 8 minutes away and you can catch a train at the main train station seven minutes away. Visit historic Chinatown only ten minutes away or attend a mosque, which is 18 minutes away from the hotel.
The Criterion Hotel Perth is located at 560 Hay Street in Perth, Western Australia. It has sixty nine rooms so it can give you the personalized attention you need during your stay. The rooms are modern and many rooms have balconies. Some rooms have extended, long bathrooms and all rooms have the amenities youll need to make your stay pleasant and hygienic. The rooms are serviced every day and you can enjoy free wireless internet access in your room.
There is an excellent Italian and Mediterranean Caf Restaurant at the hotel that is open for excellent lunches and dinners in a Mediterranean style. There is also a complete eastern and western style breakfast buffet each morning and you can start your day right with a great meal.
There are many sports and recreation activities to do in the vicinity of the hotel. Take an 8 minute walk to the Swan River where you can jog along the jogging track near the river. The views of the city and river are amazing and it is an exercise almost anyone can do. You can also go trekking along the many paths near Perth and there are many golfing facilities where you can shoot a few balls during times of relaxation. You can find nearby places to horseback ride in what feels like wilderness.
Take to the air and go parachuting or paragliding. Feel the rush of air past you as you float on the breezes. Dont forget the fishing opportunities in the area or even the crab hunting and abalone hunting. There are rowing opportunities, surfing opportunities and places where you can go boating and see the water up close.
The Criterion Hotel Perth is a unique blend of new and old and it is near many of the things youd want to do during your stay in Perth. The attention to detail in the hotel is unsurpassed.