As the Crystalbrook boutique hotel collection quietly begins to descend upon all of the major cities in Australia, the latest city to gain one of the hotel group's carefully curated establishment is Newcastle, with the arrival of the Crystalbrook Kingsley, opening June 9.
Centrally located in the Cultural Precinct opposite Civic Park, the five-star hotel is an ideation of Newcastle’s iconic ‘Roundhouse’ building, transformed. Offering traveller's and locals alike a new luxury and sustainable accomodation option in Newcastle, the hotel is situated at the gateway to the Hunter Valley, and features 130 contemporary rooms and suites, with urban, park and harbour views.
Excitingly, Crystalbrook Kingsley will have 100% waste-free bathrooms, where all bathroom amenities biodegradable or recyclable, alongside additional sustainability measures, including the use of upcycled and recycled materials in construction, a single-use plastic free environment, keyless room access and paperless check in and check out. Belissimo.
On top of these sustainability measures, the hotel's rooftop restaurant and rooftop bar will supply food with 80% of the produce used is grown within a three hour radius of the establishemt, for all the farm-to-table fiends.
For those who are tech inclined, each of the Crystalbook Kingsley rooms and suites come equipped with many gadget's and functions, including tablet control centres to order in room dining or a room tidy-up, STAYCAST by Google for video streaming and access to hundreds of recent release complimentary movies. Unlike the old days!
“Championing Newcastle’s heritage and embracing the City’s shifting landscape is at the heart of the hotel. Locals and visitors alike will be able to see this threaded through the interior design, which is a contemporary take on our mining history, and in our partnerships, our restaurant and bar concepts and in our food and beverage offering." Crystalbrook Kingsley’s General Manager, Carl Taranto, said. “This is a significant and immensely exciting opening for both Newcastle and Crystalbrook Collection’s growing portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts,”
Reservations are now open via the website, so if you're in need of something to do for the upcoming long-weekend, Crystalbrook Kingsley might be the ticket.