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  • Travel & Leisure
    Surry Hills

    Crystalbrook Albion

    Head to the rooftop garden to escape the hectic city life, with a glass of wine in hand.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Next Hotel Melbourne

    Head down to the bar for their Aperitivo hour where you can try cocktails made with their own barrel aged spirits served alongside fresh Italian snacks.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Brisbane City

    The Westin Brisbane

    Swim up to the bar for some in-pool cocktails, pamper yourself at the spa and just generally relax in pure decadence.

  • Travel & Leisure
    South Yarra

    United Places

    This small luxury hotel offers up premium services, simple but modern suites and uninterrupted views over the Royal Botanic Gardens.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Citadines Connect Sydney Airport

    This ain't your usual airport adjacent hotel - these guys bring a little extra flair and luxury to your Sydney stay.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Fortitude Valley

    FV Brisbane by Peppers

    Spend a few luxurious nights up in this re-imagined New York style skyscraper.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Hotel Britomart

    Luxury accommodation with a strong sustainable ethos, located in the heart of Auckland’s waterside precinct

  • Travel & Leisure
    Brisbane City

    Treasury Casino and Hotel Brisbane

    Feeling lucky? Maybe you can try to win back the money you spent on your room.

  • Travel & Leisure

    QT Melbourne

    This luxury playground offers up glam rooms full of specially curated art as well as a rooftop bar and a Parisian-style restaurant.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Fortitude Valley

    The Constance Hotel Fortitude Valley

    Local Brisbane artists have made this hotel their very own work of art.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Spring Hill

    The Johnson Brisbane - Art Series

    Luxury accommodation decorated with the work of one of Australia's premier artists.

  • Travel & Leisure
    St Kilda

    The Prince Hotel

    Expect chic beachy vibes within this restored art deco building in St Kilda.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Fortitude Valley

    Alex Perry Hotel & Apartments

    Sitting on the rooftop and admiring the sunset is one of the best ways to soak in this gorgeous city.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Beach House at Merewether

    It's time you made a beeline for the laid-back coastal haven of Newcastle.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Warwick Farm

    The William Inglis Hotel - MGallery by Sofitel

    This is a luxury boutique hotel with the lot.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Seventeen Treehouses Around Australia You Can Book for an Immersive Nature Getaway

    Book a stay deep in the Blue Mountains or a stone's throw away from the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Cockington Green Gardens

    Live out your 'Alice in Wonderland'-esque giant fantasies at these picturesque gardens filled with miniature buildings.

  • Travel & Leisure

    An Eco-Friendly Traveller's Guide to a Weekend in Canberra

    Hike to a heritage cottage and bliss out at a garden spa.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Cotter Campground

    A scenic campsite just 25 minutes from the CBD.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Tallagandra Hill Cottages

    Sleep near the vines, then sip wine on your cottage deck.

  • Travel & Leisure
    Lake George

    Little George

    This pet-friendly tiny home is hidden within the gorgeous grounds of Lake George Winery.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Ten Incredibly Epic Australian Beaches You Need to Swim In at Least Once in Your Life

    We've got some of the most idyllic white-sanded and blue-hued beaches in the world — and these are the ones you should add to your bucket list.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Qantas and Jetstar Will Suspend International Flights from Late March

    The airlines will also temporarily stand down two-thirds of their 30,000 staff.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Click Frenzy's Huge Travel Sale Will Kick Off Tonight with a Focus on Aussie Businesses in Need

    It's offering flexible dates and cancellation terms, so you can book a bargain holiday to a bushfire-affected Aussie region for the future.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Eight Outdoor Activities to Try in Canberra When You Want to Cram in as Much as Possible in One Weekend

    Who'd have thought a weekend in the capital could feature so many thrillseeking, adrenaline-pumping experiences?

  • Food & Drink

    Eight Top-Notch Ways to Indulge on a Weekend Away in Canberra

    Go all-out with up-close animal encounters, boozy high teas and luxurious spa experiences — you deserve it.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Jamala Wildlife Lodge

    Sleep with the fishes (yes, actually sleep) — or in a luxe room overlooking a giraffe or cheetah enclosure.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Little National Hotel

    This well-designed hotel has a 24-hour library, pool, luxury spa, gym and cafe.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Five Nature Trails to Complete When You Visit Japan's Stunning Tohoku Region

    Head north of Tokyo to hike epic mountains, swim in luminous lakes and chase soaring waterfalls.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Alpaca Magic

    Get up close to more than 200 cuddly llamas and alpacas.

  • Travel & Leisure

    How and Why You Should Plan a Solo Trip to Canberra and its Surrounds

    Take a little me time and explore Australia's capital.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Escape to Canberra

  • Travel & Leisure

    A Weekender's Guide to Going Off-Grid in Canberra

    Take the 'city' out of your next city break.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Canberra and Region Visitors Centre

    Get advice from local guides and pick up regional produce.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Great Barrier Reef Is Set to Score Its First Underwater Hotel

    Sleep below sea level on a floating pontoon, with floor-to-ceiling views of the reef through your window.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    An Art Lover's Guide to Spending a Weekend in Canberra

    Take your inner art critic on a tour of this contemporary art-proud cultural hub.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Mulga Bicycle Tours

    Feel the wind in your hair on one of these scenic bicycle tours.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Naked Cubby Co

    Sleep under the stars at this luxe glamping retreat set on a winery.

  • Design & Style

    Design Canberra Festival 2019

    Explore more than 150 (mostly free) events across the nation's capital.

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