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This Super High-End Hotel Swag is Reason Enough to Check-In
Travel and Leisure
In a cutthroat world where every hospitality business is vying for that coveted booking, amenities and experiences that were once considered lavish and groundbreaking just don’t cut it anymore. Travelers are searching for unique experiences and have raised the bar on what they expect to find at luxury properties. These hotels are succeeding in bringing back the wow-factor to the guest experience.
United Places Botanic Gardens: Telegraph Review
With United Places, Melbourne gets the smart, sexy and stylish sanctuary it’s long deserved. It takes the typical apartment hotel up a level with highly considered interiors, enticing dining options and truly personal service. Plus there’s absolute privacy, oodles of space and a brilliant park-side locale.
A Home Away from Home – United Places Botanic Gardens by Carr Design Group
The Local Project
Step inside the discreet entrance of United Places Botanic Gardens and one discovers a level of unparalleled architecturally-designed sophistication that offers guests an immersive hotel experience in a city where style is everything.
Review: United Places Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
An interesting reimagining of the boutique hotel experience, United Places’ small physical footprint means the hotel forgoes the five star amenities luxury travellers often expect – a spa, gym, restaurants – and instead relies on the design, comfort factor, service and location for its impact.
United Places Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Hotel Review
Conde Nast Traveller
Grown-up modernist hangout in the city’s greenest spot, which ramps up the whole apartment-hotel concept and is quite unlike anywhere else in Melbourne.
United Places is Melbourne's Newest Designer Hotel
Homes to Love
A chic urban bolthole opposite Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens is drawing design lovers with its sophisticated and skillfully lit interiors.
United Places with Katya Wachtel
A Hotel Life
This is a no-expense-spared situation, with designer furniture, luxe finishes, custom light fixtures and the mirrored bath pod that’s like an in-room art installation. It was kind of mind-blowing. Every minute element has been considered; every surface is sublime.
United Places Botanic Gardens Hotel: Luxury Redefined, from $650 a Night
When the scaffolding came down a few weeks ago, the United Places hotel emerged as a sharp, modernist grid amid the froufrou of Victorian terraces on Melbourne’s tony Domain road. If it doesn’t shout “posh accommodation” that’s because it was designed to insinuate itself gently into its Royal Botanic Gardens setting. And to whisper to those in the know, “Shhhh, 12 suites over four floors: this is the new luxe.”
A New 12-suite Designer Hotel in Melbourne
Opposite the Botanic Gardens in leafy South Yarra, you’ll find a hotel with spacious luxury rooms and a new restaurant by one of Australia’s top restaurateurs.
United Places Botanic Gardens: Melbourne's Newest Boutique Hotel Atop the Matilda Eatery in South Yarra
When Darren Rubenstein, a Melbourne property developer, formed a united front with Scott Pickett, one of the city’s leading chefs and restaurateurs, the result was a case of Upstairs Downstairs meets the uber-hip set.
United Places Hotel Opens in South Yarra
With just 12 suites, this new luxury accommodation might be highly refined – and obsessively designed – but it’s all about allowing you to slow down and make yourself at home.