WA claims best hotel, restaurant at national awards

A deluxe villa room at Crown Towers. Photo: Crown
A deluxe villa room at Crown Towers. Photo: Crown

WA can lay claim to the best hotel and the best restaurant in the country after the 2019 Australian Hotels Association National Awards for Excellence last night.

Crown Towers Perth was awarded the esteemed Overall Hotel of the Year Award, while Wildflower at COMO The Treasury claimed the Best Restaurant (Metropolitan) Award at a glittering ceremony on the Gold Coast.

The Court was named Australia’s Best Redeveloped Hotel in the general division.

Long Chim won the Best Bar Presentation and Service (Metropolitan) Award and Daren Holscher, from Odyssea City Beach, was crowned with the Employee Excellence in Service (general division) Award.

Australian Hotels Association (WA) CEO Bradley Woods said the state had been very well represented at the awards.

“WA’s winners beat a strong field of competitors from across Australia – these are the best venues in the country so for WA to be awarded with the best hotel and best restaurant is a very strong endorsement for the state,” Mr Woods said.

“In recent years there has been a variety of new hotels, restaurants and pubs either open or undergo significant redevelopments, which has resulted in the industry reaching new levels of excellence in terms of accommodation and food and beverage offerings.

“The quality of WA’s hotels and hospitality venues are unrivalled and provide visitors and locals with a range of affordable and quality options.”