Stay oceanside in designer digs from QT, Australia’s quirky boutique hotel chain that also has a stylish CBD offering. This Bondi bolthole features 69 studios and apartments with bespoke artwork by Sydney-born, London-based artist Shaun Gladwell installed in its communal spaces. In recommending the best nearby eateries, galleries, stores and more – and even arranging surfing lessons – the team’s raison d’être is to make guests feel like a Bondi local.
Lavish rooms in converted terrace houses
Styish suites in a former movie studio in Surry Hills
Located in a 19th-century pub in Chippendale
A heritage site in the heart of a national park