The AUD$700 million Hilton Surfers Paradise complex on Queensland’s Gold Coast has officially opened its doors, making it the newest leisure property for Hilton Hotels & Resorts in Australia, and the first Hilton property in the country to offer a combination of guest rooms and holiday residences.
The Aud$700 million Hilton Surfer’s Paradise building is a landmark complex on Queensland’s Gold Coast
“Hilton Surfers Paradise is our eighth Hilton-branded property in Australia, and is a significant milestone for the tourism industry in the Gold Coast being the first new upscale, global hotel to be built in the Gold Coast in over 10 years. We are delighted to continue to grow the footprint of Hilton Worldwide in this important market,” Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide.
“Hilton Surfers Paradise presents a range of unique accommodation, dining and meeting options. Apart from appealing to the leisure traveller, we believe that the hotel will also contribute to the growth of the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) industry in the area,” David Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
The Hilton Surfers Paradise is Gold Coast’s first new upsacle, global hotel to be built in over 10 years
Featuring an unprecedented range of accommodation options to suit the needs of all guests, the hotel offers a total of 169 guest rooms and 250 modern one-, two- and three-bedroom residences. David Kelly, general manager, Hilton Surfers Paradise commented that the complex was specifically designed in response to the demand for more flexible and spacious holiday options in the area.
“The facilities at Hilton Surfers Paradise are so diverse that you can enjoy time with your family in the comfort of a spacious residence one weekend, and return another time as a couple for a romantic break and enjoy the serenity of a guest room.
“Our self-contained residences include full kitchens, laundry facilities, as well as separate living and dining spaces, and are ideal for families, groups or anyone looking beyond the traditional hotel for superb accommodation.
Ideal for groups, families or anyone looking beyond the tradition hotel for world-class accommodation, Hilton Surfers Paradise is the eighth Hilton-branded property in Australia
“Guests at our residences also have access to all the services of the hotel including in-room dining, mini bar, daily housekeeping, valet parking, 24-hour reception and concierge,” he said.
Hilton Surfers Paradise has also tailored its food and beverage, and recreational facilities to specifically cater for the sophisticated traveller and local guest. These include:
Salt grill by Luke Mangan
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Luke Mangan is the culinary visionary behind Hilton Surfers Paradise’s signature restaurant, Salt Grill, bringing a whole new level of dining to the area as the first celebrity chef to establish a restaurant on the Gold Coast. With a relaxed, stylish atmosphere, and a large open-plan kitchen offering direct interaction with the chefs, guests of Salt grill will enjoy quality and innovation in all aspects of food, wine and service.
The ultra stylish bar, FIX will be run by renowned Sydney-based mixologist, Grant Collins and will serve unique cocktails and beverages
The ultra stylish lounge bar, FIX is led by renowned international and Sydney-based mixologist, Grant Collins. Having served the likes of Madonna, Kate Moss, Elton John, Russell Crowe and the Beckhams, Grant says the bar is unlike anything the Gold Coast bar scene has experienced before and offers beverages that are not readily available anywhere else in Australia.
The Food Store
A concept unique to Hilton Surfers Paradise, The Food Store is a gourmet marketplace and European-style delicatessen. With an exclusive range of cheeses, charcuterie and small goods that are not readily available anywhere else on the Gold Coast, The Food Store also serves Artesian breads baked on site, organic yoghurts, natural ice creams and provides a delicious retail offering, including a range of wines, olive oils and hand-made pastas.
eforea: spa at Hilton
Hilton Surfers Paradise is home to the first brand new, purpose-built eforea: spa at Hilton in Australia. The global spa experience from Hilton Hotels & Resorts combines three distinct ranges of treatments for men and women alike.
A spectacular focal point at the centre of the hotel, The Deck is a vast 1500-square metre space with four stylish pools, a spa, sauna, private day beds, shaded picnic areas, an outdoor terrace, and BBQ pavilions. Serviced by a team of ‘Poolside Valets’, The Deck is a stunning backdrop for everything from a relaxing poolside afternoon to a chic cocktail evening.
The hotel’s boutique ballroom is equipped with the latest audio-visual technology and has a maximum capacity of 350 guests, cocktail style. It is also complemented by a range of spectacular outdoor event spaces, a business centre, theatre, a number of smaller boardroom- style breakout rooms, and a Hilton Executive Lounge that offers 270-degree views of the Gold Coast. Extending his culinary flair and creativity to the entire complex, Luke Mangan has also created the menus for conference and events, in-room dining, Fix and The Food Store.
Hilton Surfers Paradise offers completely tailored food and beverage options and recreational facilities to specifically cater for the sophisticated traveller and local guest
“At Hilton Surfers Paradise we are combining the energy of Surfers with the style of Hilton, and we look forward welcoming guests to experience our unique offering,” said Kelly.
For bookings visit www.hiltonsurfersparadise.com.au or phone 1300 445 866.