Parmelia Hilton rejuvenated

Perth's oldest five star hotel lifts the veil on its $45 million dollar facelift

Perth’s oldest five star hotel has lifted the veil on its $45m facelift. And our sneak-peak reveals that not only does the grand dame look years younger, but it’s leading the way into the future.

For the rejuvenated and transformed 53-year-old hotel, which closed in April and reopens on February 1, has touchless technology that includes a digital key delivered to a guest’s phone.

They can activate the key and get into their room or suite and other parts of the hotel, like the swimming pool and gym, without having contact with anyone. “They can simply walk in the front door and go to their room,” says marketing and communications manager Amy Celisano.

Or they can just bowl up to reception and do it old-style, greeted and helped by the same Parmelia Hilton Perth staff who have been kept on during the coronavirus epidemic and shutdown. “It’s a positive,” says commercial director Des Shanks. “We reopen with all that experience.”

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