Over the past 3 years, Watsons Bay Bouqtique Hotel has been slowly under going some important changes. A beautiful hotel which has existed for many years, Watsons needed a make over. While a beautiful space to come and enjoy, we realised there was room for improvement and we started to make plans and get this thing going!
After a long search and a couple of false starts, Sibella Court, internationally renowned interior designer, was commissioned for her eclectic style and her great love of history and all things nautical. Not only does she have a great eye for detail, but her sourcing capabilities are second to none. Securing Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel some of the most intricate and beautiful pieces from not just Australia, but from around the world, the rooms started to take shape and were reinvigorated into the relaxed yacht club vibe we had been dreaming of.
Fast forward to 2019, and we head into the final stages of our Hotel refresh. In just a few short months, our already beautiful hotel will finally be 100% complete. In the mean time, we’re open an normal for business, with a few cheeky specials along the way so that everyone can have a chance to experience the new and improved Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel.
Check out below for a full run down of what’s changed, and more info on how our project came to life!
Acclaimed creative Sibella has refurbed all 31 rooms in our boutique hotel, rounding out stage one of a full design transformation weaving her signature immersive style into Watsons Bay while paying tribute to our nautical heritage. Sibella’s experience in curating hotel spaces means she has an eye for the functional details too, such as movable mirrors in our wedding suite for styling at all angles and decorative hooks for the all important bridal dress photo moments.
Sibella’s vision has given the rooms a curious and playful theme – furniture shapes reminiscent of an old fashioned yacht club are updated with colourful patterns and textures, vintage finds juxtaposed with modern classics and mixed materials create eclectic lounging spaces, working spaces are surrounded by great art and objects of intrigue and lush greenery brings freshness and life in to the rooms.
Our aim? We want Watsons to feel more like home, with a cosyness to the room which makes you want to come back time and time again. The best compliment we’ve been given? Our guests want to move in! Kicking back and relaxing is the Watsons way, and these rooms help you do that day in and day out.
With so many reasons to love our new rooms, our favourite design element has to be the beautiful wood paneling. It brings warmth to the room and creates a feature piece that softens the space. Paneling pared with all the beautiful individually sourced artworks and vintage finds, our rooms feel fresh and lush, somewhere you want to have breakfast in bed every day!
Watsons in winter, two things you don’t think go together but you couldn’t be more wrong. The sunsets are more vibrant, you can spend hours by our fireplace catching up with friends and our beach side paradise comes alive with more greenery and beautiful sparkling views. And to cap it off, you can grab yourself 35% off hotel stays before 30 September 2019.
Discount has already been applied, simply choose the rate upon check out.