Whatever, Whenever. Marriott International’s edgiest luxury brand ‘W’ has landed in Brisbane, and its first Australian property is on a mission to deliver just that to its guests – whatever you want, whenever you want.
The first 5-star property to open in the city in 20 years, W brings a breath of fresh air to the luxury hotel scene, and is truly in a league of its own when it comes to interior styling. The hotel has been designed and furnished with its host city at the heart of every decision, encompassing the vibes of our beloved river city with textures of timber river reeds, curved walls reminiscent of the riverbends that shape Brisbane, and luxurious tropical touches around every corner. The feel is laid-back, fresh, fun, and unmistakeably Queensland.
The ceilings are sprinkled with what at first looks like stars, but upon closer inspection are constellations of critters, a truly Queensland touch. Watch the room numbers as you walk by – they may play tricks on you! The rooms are bright, spacious, and adorned with laid-back luxury touches – recline on the metallic plush lounge by the over-sized windows framed by sheer electric curtains, open the hidden drawer on an outback-esque drum to reveal an indulgent MixBar within, and take your cocktail to the matte-black bathtub (also a modern take on a converted drum) for a deep soaking. You’ve earned it.
Downstairs, take a dip in the most psychedelic heated indoor/outdoor pool we’ve ever seen, before heading to the hotel’s Three Blue Ducks restaurant for some fresh, local cuisine that brings you the bold, ethical, and authentic paddock-to-plate food that the region is so well known for.
The stand-out for us as event planners? The Great Room is W’s impressive ballroom, with state-of-the-art audio-visual functionality, inviting pre-function areas with city-view terraces, and waves everywhere that just make you want to dive into the lap of luxury. It can hold a whopping 470 for sit-down dinner, and up to 650 for a cocktail reception. There are several smaller studios perfect for groups of 10-80 sit-down as well. We can’t wait to help our clients plan their next high-end event in one of these fabulous spaces!
W Brisbane is something that needs to be experienced first-hand. Do yourself a favour and snap up a room at the hotel everyone is talking about quick-smart, or contact us for help planning your next big event at this stunning venue!
Tina Gaudry – Event Associates
0403 139 625