Skye Hotel Suites Parramatta has opened its doors. The opening sees Crown Group lead the charge into Parramatta’s 5-star hotel market, elevating the suburb into Sydney’s second CBD.
Committed to the ultimate in guest luxury, Skye Hotel Suites comprises 72 apartment-style suites. Each features L’Occitane toiletries, in- room dining from a modern on-site restaurant, pre-stockable maxi-bar, the ability to choose your own mattress firmness on each side of the bed, keyless entry and ‘virtual concierge’ tablets to enable access to all hotel services from each suite.
Amenities include a state-of-the-art gymnasium, pool, sundeck, spa, sauna and new restaurant, Husk & Vine Kitchen and Bar, which opened at lobby level on July 1.
Later this year cocktail legend Sven Almenning will also open a 26th floor rooftop bar, overlooking Sydney’s skyline.
When breaking ground for the development, Crown Group discovered archaeological remains integral to Parramatta’s historical and cultural past, including an 1840s house, an underlying convict hut, wheelwright’s workshop and the cellar of the Wheat Sheaf Hotel, which were preserved for public display and have inspired Husk & Vine’s wheat and wine concept.
Drawing on the rich cultural influences that surround the area, the kitchen’s heart revolves around a custom Beech oven that will produce flatbreads and pides made from stoneground grains, large cuts of meat and whole birds for guests to share. This menu, by chef Stephen Seckold, matched to a list of boutique local and global wines, will ensure Husk & Vine is Parramatta’s next local institution, with breakfast and lunch offerings, and an evening experience equally suited to business, family or group drinking and dining.
Adding to Crown Group’s already extensive portfolio of luxury residential property, Skye Hotel Suites sits within V by Crown Group’s twin residential towers, creating a world-class ‘vertical village’ to rival those in emerging Asian and European design capitals.
The building itself is located less than 300 metres from Parramatta Square and a short walk from Parramatta’s train station and ferry wharf, Skye Hotel Suites is surrounded by high-end retail and cultural experiences.
Commenting on Crown Group’s move into the luxury hotels arena, Chairman & Group Chief Executive Officer Iwan Sunito noted, “Parramatta is a powerhouse for innovation and business and Skye Hotel Suites will be a stand-out, luxury addition to Sydney’s up-and-coming West.
“Appealing to a new generation of domestic and international visitors to the city, Skye Hotel Suites is designed to create a fresh lifestyle standard delivering superior apartment-sized suites for discerning travellers. It will also set the benchmark for future Skye Hotels Suites openings in Sydney’s CBD in 2018 and Green Square in 2019.”
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