5 Stylish Accor Hotels Around Australia

21 April 2014

From boutique accommodation in the Hunter Valley to a beachside resort in Palm Cove and an abode right in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, these Australian hotels are a testament to luxury and style at its best. Discover the cream of the crop with these five Accor 'MGallery' Hotels scattered throughout the country, perfectly primed for business or pleasure.

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Hotel Lindrum Melbourne

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Situated on the doorstep of Melbourne’s iconic laneways, the Lindrum is the perfect balance of luxury hotel and history. Originally a 1900s teahouse, it was later converted to a pool hall named after legendary billiards player Walter Lindrum. Today, you can still enjoy a game in its dedicated billiard room.

If you’re looking for a hotel that is ideally positioned, the Lindrum’s location can’t be beat with galleries, restaurants, theatres and the best shopping all within walking distance. This is a hotel that is so uniquely Melbourne, and is so well positioned to make the most of what this great city has to offer that it is guaranteed to set the tone for the perfect city getaway.

 Laneways and luxury? Find both at Melbourne's Hotel Lindrum

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Mount Lofty House

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Located just 20-minutes from the city, the historic Mount Lofty House is the ideal choice for exploring the Adelaide Hills. That is, if you can tear yourself away from this stunning property that is blessed with views over the Piccadilly Valley and its own private botanical garden surrounds.

This former private house, built between 1852 and 1858, has kept its intimate atmosphere and is the ideal pick for a romantic getaway. You can also take advantage of fine dining at Piccadilly Restaurant to sample some of the local produce and boutique wines that this area is so famous for.

 Style reaches new heights at Mount Lofty House

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Harbour Rocks Hotel

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Explore the best of Sydney’s waterfront and heritage from the atmospheric Harbour Rocks Hotel. Offering the best of both luxurious and historic surrounds, take time to admire the sweeping views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, stop in at some of the area’s famous pubs or relax in the bar with a book from the guest lounge library.

The hotel’s highly acclaimed Scarlett Restaurant – together with Eric’s Bar, which specialises in boutique international wine – makes this the perfect location to see the best of both old and new Sydney in the most stylish way possible.

 See the bridge & beyond at the Harbour Rocks Hotel

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The Reef House Palm Cove

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Located just 25-minutes north of Cairns in secluded Palm Cove, this beachfront resort offers luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting. Make the most of the surroundings by cruising the nearby Great Barrier Reef or venturing further north to the Daintree Rainforest.

Make sure you take time to visit the day spa, where treatments are based on ancient Aboriginal techniques. At the end of each day, there's nothing better than soaking up the panoramic ocean views from the award-winning Reef House Restaurant while enjoying some of the seafood dishes the restaurant has on offer.

 Paradise on earth - The Reef House Palm Cove

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Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains

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If your idea of a luxury getaway includes relaxing in the midst of a World Heritage site, then look no further than the Fairmont Resort. Located on the edge of the Blue Mountains, this hotel is blessed with sweeping views over the verdant Jamison Valley and the many mountains just beyond.

If you’re travelling with little ones in tow, there’s the KidZone entertainment program to keep them busy. While it’s beautiful all year round, plan a getaway for the cooler months when you can cosy up in front of the open wood fire and enjoy a glass of wine from the bar.

 The luxurious lobby at Accor's Fairmont Resort

Cassie Harrex

Writer by profession and traveller by choice, you can find Cassie anywhere between the Alps and the Andes with her young family in tow. For Cassie, nothing beats the vibrancy of South America – she has lived in both Argentina and Colombia. Her passion for collecting recipes has led to a lifelong mission to discover the world one dish at a time.