The Parmelia Hilton is Perth’s oldest five-star hotel. COX has reimagined the hotel’s dated ground floor, transforming the guest arrival experience and enhancing the hotel’s relationship with the city.
Project Name: Parmelia Hilton Refurbishment
Studio Name: Cox Architecture
Location: Perth, Australia
Photography: Robert Frith
Project size: 17670 m2
Completion date: 2020
The simple expression of the new façade, derived from the existing Hilton tower form, announces arrival. Inside, the lobby has been remodelled into a vast, internal street offering connectivity between a series of experiential hubs – reception, upper lounge, colonnade, executive lounge and restaurant.
Taking inspiration from the open spaces and colours of the WA landscape, the interior exudes enduring, timeless design. A unified palette of marble, timber and leather, balanced with bronze details and mirrors, creates a welcoming, understated luxe. A new pedestrian link through the lobby to Brookfield Place enhances public amenity across the wider precinct.
An inviting destination for guests and visitors alike, the refurbishment has restored the Parmelia Hilton’s status as a premium Perth CBD hotel.