The $15 million new-build Best Western Plus Oceanside Kawana Hotel is open now.
Located in Birtinya in the heart of Stockland’s $880 million Oceanside Health Hub development – including a new Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital and the recently opened Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, the new property is a 4.5-star hotel with 81 rooms ranging from king deluxe to executive suites.
All rooms offer the most modern technology including 50” LED TVs, USB charging ports, complimentary WiFi and in executive rooms, coffee machines and bathrobes.
Built to cater for business travellers, guests will enjoy the convenience of 24-hour reception, a business centre, free parking and dry cleaning services.
Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the hotel’s Wildflower Restaurant and Bar celebrates the Sunshine Coast’s Kawana region, which translates to the word ‘wildflower’ in the Aboriginal language.
The Wildflower Restaurant and Bar extends onto a timber deck where guests can sit and enjoy panoramic water views of Lake Kawana. Head chef Gareth Collins said customers will enjoy a casual dining experience and a menu specialising in seasonal produce and wines sourced locally from the Sunshine Coast.
For meetings and events, there are two conference rooms, that open up into one versatile setting. Catering for up to 90 people for banquets or 120 people for cocktail events, the purpose-built function space flows out onto Wildflower Restaurant and Bar’s waterfront deck and can be tailored to all conferencing needs.