first_imgFor more information please visit back to the e-newsletter > COMO Hotels and Resorts announced on 3 August 2015 that it will be opening a new hotel in Perth, Western Australia with COMO The Treasury opening on 15 October 2015.It marks the first Australian property for the company, providing access to the state capital and business hub of Perth, as well as popular destination Margaret River and the wider region of Western Australia. The hotel is situated on Cathedral Avenue in Perth’s Central Business District, set within a new precinct called the Cathedral Square Development.COMO The Treasury will comprise 48 rooms and suites averaging 70 m2 each. They will pair Kerry Hill’s contemporary design with COMO’s signature focus on luxury, including custom-made ‘Grand Posture’ king-size beds and hand-crafted bespoke European furniture. Large windows will ensure guest accommodations are flooded with natural light. Ensuite bathrooms feature German Kaldewei Duo free-standing oval bathtubs, twin vanities, Travertine stone tiles and heated floors. Amenities will include COMO’s signature aromatherapy-based COMO Shambhala toiletries.A fine-dining restaurant on the rooftop with views across the Swan River will showcase contemporary European cuisine made with fresh Australian produce. This, and the menu of the casual dining venue on the ground floor will be overseen by COMO’s Australia-born Executive Chef Amanda Gale, together with Hotel Executive Chef Jed Gerrard.Other facilities will include a  lounge bar, meeting rooms, state-of-the-art gym, heated indoor swimming pool and a COMO Shambhala Urban Escape offering holistic wellness therapies along with a wellness centre for yoga and pilates.The hotel was designed by Singapore-based Australian architect Kerry Hill, whose previous projects have included Ogilvie House, Queensland, and the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia. Ninety-five per cent of the original heritage building has been returned to its 19th-century origins, featuring re-installed dormer windows, rooftop copper trimmings and a stripped facade showing off the original render.This venture is in conjunction with FJM Property, an Australian property development and investment company whose principals include Adrian Fini.last_img

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