New South Wales is blessed with an abundance of unique accommodations that suit any kind of traveller, from remote retreats in the Byron Bay Hinterlands to sleek city stays in Sydney. Each offers its own vibe and unique interiors. Choose from one of these seven new stays and lap up the luxury of New South Wales.

SeaSea, Byron Bay – Opening May 2024

Set to open in the summer of 2024, SeaSea is a ’70s-inspired 25-room boutique hotel in the New South Wales coastal town of Crescent Head. Much like the Canggu hotel in Bali, the new hotel offers a fusion of surf culture, food, music, entertainment, art, and stylish design. The hotel aims to attract creative individuals to unwind and connect with nature and self by offering experiences immersed in Australia’s rich surf culture. SeaSea will welcome a program of live music performances, curated mix tracks, art exhibitions, and boast its very own surf club, restaurants, bar, large swimming pool, and souvenir shop.

The Eve Hotel, Sydney – Opening 2024

Celebrating Redfern, from its roots as the flourishing heart of the community to its modern role as the pulse of the city, The Eve Hotel is an urban haven at Sydney’s cultural crossroads. Amplifying the ever-present artistic and cultural voices ingrained in the neighbourhood, the hotel aims to create a space where guests and visitors can surround themselves with the art, music, and culinary delights of the community. The Eve Hotel boasts a rooftop infinity pool with sweeping city views, located in the heart of Surry Hills’ boutique dining and shopping precinct.

The Bonobo, Byron Bay – Opening mid-2024

Found in the heart of Byron Bay, The Bonobo by Raes is a unique hotel-apartment collection consisting of 41 two, three, and four-bedroom hotel-apartments – all offering the space and privacy of luxurious apartments with the convenience, service, and atmosphere of a five-star hotel managed exclusively by Raes. Designed by Brisbane-based architect Richards & Spence and inspired by Byron Bay’s historic buildings, the lavish development is anchored by a lush, richly landscaped central courtyard and crowned with a rooftop pool, also featuring a carefully curated selection of service offerings, amenities, food, beverage, and retail outlets open to all.

Basq House, Byron Bay – Opening mid-2024

New South Wales

For a more discreet Byron stay, boutique property Basq House arrives in autumn, tucked away in the main hub of the town. Aiming to be an oasis of calm, the 32-room property is designed to be a relaxing space, with natural furnishings, plant- and light-filled spaces, and delicious dining options. Basq House offers guests a calm oasis from where they can explore the hinterland, vibrant restaurant scene, and renowned beach culture of Byron Bay.

25 Hours, Paddington – Opening December 2024

New South Wales
25hours Hotel, Paddington

Accor’s sleek 25hours brand is set to open on Sydney’s iconic Oxford Street at the end of 2024. Taking over the heritage-listed former West Olympia Theatre, renowned Sydney architects Tonkin Zulaikha Greer have designed the Paddington space to house 109 rooms, dining venues, a wellness center, and a buzzy rooftop bar. Honouring the building’s past use, the project aims to delve into the history of the arthouse cinema, providing a unique and memorable experience for its guests.

Arcadia Nimbin – Opening early 2024

Arcadia is a boutique off-grid cabin located on a working farm, offering adults-only escapism, rest, and reconnection with nature. The dreamy bedroom features a giant picture window perfect for gazing out over the rocks as the sun rises or catching the stars on a clear night. Arguably the most appealing aspect of the property, the bath deck is designed to offer total privacy from the main cabin, with a view of the creek and hills beyond.

Sun Ranch, Byron Bay – Opened December 2023

New South Wales
Sun Ranch

Inspired by the California ranch houses of the 1970s, Sun Ranch is a modern-day bohemian haven with eclectic interiors and a free-spirited architectural design. Using a mix of curated artworks from local artists to globally sourced furniture, the interiors are warm, inviting, and innovative. The chic hotel champions local producers and farmers by offering farm-to-table dining. Sleeping 34, the ranch aims to welcome those who want to embrace wellness, music, and sustainability surrounded by nature in the heart of the Byron Bay hinterland.

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