Australia may be known for attracting the more adventurous and fun-seeking tourist, but it’s also a favourite among business guests who want to do more than just sightsee. It’s home to major business hubs such as Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, so if you’re in one of these cities for a business trip, here are the top ten hotels in Australia that you should consider.
Please note these hotels are chosen based on their business facilities (e.g. conference rooms, meeting rooms, event spaces) and ability to organise event solutions for business guests.
1. NOVOTEL MELBOURNE ON COLLINS
Located right in the heart of Melbourne’s Central Business District, the Novotel Melbourne on Collins is ideal for business guests looking for excellent service and generous spaces for conferences and meetings.
Only recently renovated, the hotel now offers an enhanced experience to all business guests, featuring nine function spaces able to accommodate as many as 400 delegates. Ideal for presentations, seminars, and conferences, the function rooms boast plenty of natural light and a stunning view of Little Collins Street.
You needn’t worry about staying connected as the hotel has free Wi-Fi for business use. In the morning, you can head up to the buffet breakfast for a good start to the day, or even better why not try the hotel’s contemporary restaurant?
2. NOVOTEL SYDNEY DARLING HARBOUR
Close to the city’s most beautiful attractions, the Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour is the perfect place to stay if you want to add pleasure to your business trip. The hotel lives up to its reputation as one of the best business hotels in Australia, with nine versatile meeting rooms and conference facilities able to accommodate as many as 200 delegates.
Whether you’re looking for an outdoor event or indoor meeting, the hotel has the right space for you. All rooms are located on one floor, while the outdoor function areas offer a beautiful view of Darling Harbour and Sydney. Simply choose the room and the hotel’s dedicated team of event coordinators will create a tailored proposal for you.
3. SOFITEL SYDNEY WENTWORTH
Located conveniently in Sydney’s Central Business District, the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is the place to stay if you’re looking to add a touch of romantic French ambience to your business stay. The hotel features 9 impressive meeting spaces, some able to accommodate as many as 1,050 guests. They also offer cutting-edge conference facilities to ensure your presentations are a success.
At day’s end, relax in the hotel’s large, comfortable lounge where you can chill out and enjoy the fine selection of wines and cheeses — perfect to help conversation flow, especially when discussing important business.
4. SOFITEL BRISBANE CENTRAL
Conveniently located Sofitel Brisbane Central is known for its highly personalised service and luxurious accommodation. The hotel is proud to be home to one of the largest hotel meeting and special event facilities in Brisbane.
For 18-50 guests, you might want to take advantage of the self-contained and comfortable St Germain room’s theatre-style presentation facilities. For larger gatherings, the Concorde room is ideal for up to 70 guests and features large windows offering abundant natural light.
The hotel’s elegant French atmosphere helps you to quickly relax on arrival, while high-speed internet ensures you’re always on top of business.
5. SOFITEL MELBOURNE ON COLLINS
With its comfortable accommodation and great attention to detail, no wonder the Sofitel Melbourne is so popular among business guests. Overlooking the city skyline, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Park, and Port Phillip Bay, the conference facilities and meeting rooms are perfect for groups ranging from 22 to 1,000 guests.
The executive boardroom can comfortably seat 22 guests, while the tiered auditorium can accommodate as many as 362 delegates. Whatever your business needs, you can trust Sofitel Melbourne on Collins to meet them in style, delivering your event with inspiration and flair.
The hotel offers a range of refreshments and tasty options for those much-needed breaks between meetings.
6. PULLMAN SYDNEY HYDE PARK
This world-class hotel is the ideal place to stay for business guests seeking comfortable accommodation and top-notch corporate facilities.
The hotel’s business centre has high-speed internet access, allowing you to stay on top of business 24/7. The many room sizes cater for different event types, able to accommodate as few as 10 and as many as 250 guests. Abundant natural light fills most meeting rooms, helping everyone stay fresh and alert during important discussions.
After a long day’s business you can either chill in your room, enjoying the hotel’s excellent room service and minibar, or relax and unwind with your favourite drink at the hotel bar.
7. IBIS ADELAIDE
Located right at the heart of Adelaide’s central business district is ibis Adelaide. This hotel is the ultimate place to stay if you’d like to mix a little leisure into your business trip.
On arrival, the hotel’s friendly, helpful staff will quickly and efficiently check you into your room so you can immediately settle in and get on with business. A wide range of meeting rooms with high speed internet is available, to ensure you stay connected when it matters. An internet modem is also available for when you need faster connection.
It’s important to start a busy day with a good breakfast and the ibis Adelaide delivers, with an excellent breakfast area offering a wide and varied menu.
8. NOVOTEL PERTH LANGLEY
Like any good traditional 4-star hotel, the Novotel Perth Langley boasts a friendly environment with dedicated staff and comfortable business accommodation. Conveniently located in the city centre, this hotel maintains high business standards, ensuring it delivers first-class corporate solutions.
The attentive event coordinators at the Novotel Perth Langley work closely with you to ensure your meeting achieves optimal results. The hotel’s 5 conference rooms cater to large and small groups, with excellent facilities for impressive presentation delivery.
9. NOVOTEL BRISBANE
The Novotel Brisbane is located within easy reach of the city’s business and shopping districts. This hotel is supported by helpful friendly staff and comprehensive conference facilities to make your event a success.
Explore the hotel’s 11 separate function venues and choose one best suited to your group size. Each space is filled with natural light and complemented by pre-function areas to help delegates feel welcome even before the meeting begins.
Some are perfect for handling larger groups of as many as 350 delegates, with high-speed internet that ensures you’re always connected. The hotel would be delighted to discuss your catering plans for events lasting more than a few hours - just contact the hotel’s conference team, and they’ll create a plan that meets your requirements.
10. PULLMAN KING GEORGE SQUARE
Location may be everything, but that’s not all the Pullman Brisbane King George Square has to offer. This superbly-situated hotel is home to Brisbane’s largest hotel conference and meeting space, making it the ideal venue for business travellers.
With sophisticated surroundings, helpful staff, spacious, sparkling venues and delicious cuisine, this hotel delivers exactly what you’d expect from its 5-star rating. Pullman King George Square can cater for any size of event, from large conferences to more intimate occasions. Each stylish venue is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring successful presentation delivery.
The hotel’s event team are at hand to offer innovative solutions to help you deliver a successful and memorable event.
Explore the hotel’s 11 separate function venues and choose one best suited to your group size. Each space is filled with natural light and complemented by pre-function areas to help delegates feel welcome even before the meeting begins. Some are perfect for handling larger groups of as many as 350 delegates, with high-speed internet that ensures you’re always connected. The hotel would be delighted to discuss your catering plans for events lasting more than a few hours - just contact the hotel’s conference team, and they’ll create a plan that meets your requirements.