Summer is on our doorsteps and what better way to make the most of those precious weekends of sunshine than with a hotel staycation in the heart of Perth city. There are an endless number of fantastic weekend-activity combinations to trial during a staycation in Perth, with your best friend, partner or family member so make sure you get stuck into these fun all-round ideas.
The Romantic Getaway
Carve out time out for just the two of you with a staycation this summer; take advantage of our accommodation offers and book a City View room for you and your someone special and explore the heart of Perth city with some of these fun ideas. Quality time is the best gift to be given after all.
Enjoy a massage during your staycation at endota spa Perth CBD, just across the road from the hotel – all InterContinental Perth guests receive 15% off at endota spa Perth CBD when they book through our Concierge. A floor above the busy bustle of Hay Street, not a sound penetrates these walls and the scents of the spa are enough to lull you into a light coma. The 2HR Rejuvenate Spa Package is highly recommended and will set the two of you up for a weekend of relaxation.
Get some sun and hire push bicycles for a stunning ride around Elizabeth Quay and Perth foreshore. Pack a bottle of wine and some snacks and stop at a grassy patch on your way around. The city skyline is changing everyday – make sure you take it all in during your staycation.
A low-key night out in the West End starts off with a delicious dinner at Ascua Spanish Grill. Specialising in tomahawk steaks from the Stirling Ranges, Ascua sets a moody tone with the theatrics of the barbacoa and open theatre kitchen and a menu to die for. Make sure the goat’s cheesecake and honeycomb is on your sweets list!
Follow dinner through with a show at The Comedy Lounge; tucked down a laneway off Murray Street, this hidden venue hosts local larrikins across a range of styles and will have you leaving with a belly full of laughs. The Comedy Lounge has early and late shows and is a licensed venue. It is the perfect way to top off a great night.
Enjoy a long and lazy lie-in the next morning; the hotel beds are something to write home about. The black-out blinds and curtains will make sure you have no idea what time it is, allowing you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated after your staycation!
Visit Tiisch, a short 5 minute walk from the hotel, for a bottomless brunch. This picturesque venue has a delicious brunch menu, make sure you order their specialty dish, the brunch gnnochi . Not a spelling error, you read that correctly.
For those couples with big plans in mind, why not pay a visit to WA’s premium jeweller, Linneys. Equipped with a champagne bar and a selection of diamond rings to make your dreams come true, this is a non-negotiable option for ladies who are curious about what design will look good on their dainty digits.
Every man has a pal with whom he is inseparable; driving-range dates, video game marathons, after-work drinks might be the norm for the quality time you treat each other to. Well here are some ideas for you to step-up the friendship and invest in a serious bromantic weekend staycation in the heart of Perth’s CBD.
Book your luxury accommodation in Perth city at InterContinental Perth. Select a City View Twin room or interconnecting City View rooms first up so that you are just a knock away from each other, and make sure you take advantage of one of our accommodation offers.
Look your best for your weekend staycation and make an appointment at Guy’s Grooming; this studio on Hay Street, across the road from the hotel, has every treatment you can think of from haircuts to facials to massages and more. Relax in their sports lounge with a cold beverage from behind the bar whilst waiting for your hostess to take you through to your selected treatment.
Heading to a Wildcats game? InterContinental Perth is located a short five minute walk from RAC Arena so, no need to rush!
Meat-lover? Ascua Spanish Grill is offering you an opportunity unlike any other in the city. Pemberton-born award-winning Chef Nic Trezise will teach you and your pal about the spectacular cuts of meat, Tomahawk Steaks, how to prepare them best, season and grill them on the Spanish barbacoa. Punctuated with wine, beer, canapés and tastings of the tomahawks, this masterclass is a winning choice for a way to spend the afternoon of your staycation. And the best part? You and your friend receive a take-home-tomahawk between the two of you included in your ticket.
Family Staycation In The Perth City
Sometimes a mini family-staycation is just what your family needs to feel refreshed whilst spending some priceless quality time with them. Book a family staycation at a premium luxury hotel in Perth CBD at InterContinental Perth City Centre. Book interconnecting rooms which offer the perfect balance between your own alone time and family time. Take the stress away knowing the kids are safely next door with free-flowing access between the two rooms and a private corridor as well. Email our Instant Service team to enquire about booking your family room Reservations.firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Christmas season the West Australian Ballet Company is delivering their most colourful and vibrant production yet; The Sleeping Beauty. If you have been looking for an opportunity to introduce your little ones to the magic of the ballet this is the perfect show to do so. Located adjacent to InterContinental Perth in the heart of Perth city, His Majety’s Theatre is a breath-taking venue to visit with the children.
If you are looking for some fresh-air activities during your staycation, visit the stunning Elizabeth Quay, only a seven-minute walk from InterContinental Perth City Centre. Take a ride on the stunning carousel and enjoy a delicious treat from Gusto Gelato whilst taking in the views of Swan River.
If you are allowed a sleep in, follow it with a delicious family feast buffet-breakfast at Ascua, with a massive selection of mouth-watering options perfect for the whole family; including pancakes, waffles, a live egg station, woodfire-grilled bacon and much, much more.
Girlfriends’ Getaway Staycation
You and your bestie always deserve quality time together – good for the soul and the most fun is always had between girlfriends. Book your next Girlfriends’ Getaway in a City View Classic Twin room at InterContinental Perth City Centre, luxury hotel accommodation in Perth’s CBD; with access to hidden laneways, boutique and designer shopping, restaurants and bars.
Start off your girly staycation with a mani &pedi at endota spa CBD, where hotel guests receive 15% off. endota spa is an Australian award-winning brand and their long list of amazing relaxation massages and aromatic facials will leave you spoilt for choice; the stunning spa is located across the road from the hotel.
A short five minute walk from the hotel lies a shopping haven made up of Murray St and Hay St malls, Enex100, Raine Suqare and a string of boutiques. Spoil yourselves with a little retail therapy.
Enter the evening with one of Western Australia’s fine wines or a jug of fruity Sangria at Heno & Rey, our Spanish tapas bar. Stay for a quick bite or a long affair and indulge in an authentic, out-of-this-world, Spanish Tapas experience.
If you would like to round out a weekend of ‘ treat yo’self’ with some exercise, we’d highly recommend challenging yourself to a work-out at Perth city’s newest and coolest fitness venture – S30 Studio. Sitting opposite the hotel a quick three-minute walk away; S30 is the brainchild of three dedicated and passionate coaches who have breathed life into a concept that is already thee go-to training session in Perth city, less than a year from opening. Think low-lights, DJ deck, contemporary hits that vibrate through you and hi-tech exercise machinery that will challenge you, to say the least.
So, what are you waiting for? Book your ultimate staycation with InterContinental Perth City Centre today. Simply click here.