Australia’s very first Kimpton, KimptonMargotSydneyofficially opened on the day of love, February 14th, and is set to launch a return to travel, rekindling the love local and international customers have for the city of Sydney. As the luxury boutique of IHG Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is famous for its warm service, locally acclaimed restaurants and bars, and unique design ethos – Sydney being no exception. Magnificent heritage-listed Art Deco architecture meets modern Australian style and Kimpton’s signature service, making the hotel one of the city’s most exciting and anticipated developments of the decade.
From the grand, pillared Scagliola Hall evoking the spirit of the 1930s, to the bold patterns, lavish furnishings and botanical displays that create a harmonious eclectic refuge in the city centre, Kimpton Margot Sydney shows up around every corner. Located in the heart of Sydney’s “south side”, just down from the State Theater and the QVB and close enough to be within walking distance of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst, Kimpton Margot Sydney is in a prime position for access to some of Sydney’s best shopping. retail, art and the cultural institutions that Sydney calls home.
Inside, away from the hustle and bustle of Pitt Street, are 172 incredibly spacious, deco-inspired rooms and suites — most with soaking tubs and all with Mr. Smith Approvals. Each room features whimsical wall art by global artists, evoking a worldly cosmopolitan outlook and a warmth close to home. With nearly 600 works of art adorning the property – spread over 9 levels – the hotel’s iconic installation in the lobby by Tony Twigg is remarkable and celebrates the brand’s approach to supporting emerging and artistic talent.
Luke’s kitchen is the epitome of Kimpton’s heritage of locally loved restaurants and will be the perfect place for an a la carte breakfast, a casual lunch or a fun, low-key dinner. Luke Mangan’s stunning new dining space infuses the hotel lobby with the delicious scents of local produce wafting from the open kitchen and a light, fragrant menu. A fusion of modern Asia, Europe and Australia influences the menu and is structured so that diners can enjoy an all-day meal, moving from light bites such as succulent prawn toast served with a Tasmanian wild crab meat salad or Beluga caviar served with sour cream. , chives and potato wafer, before moving on to more substantial mains, including grilled Brooklyn Valley sirloin with lime, chili and burnt leeks, or healthy seared tuna with black bean tabbouleh and corn grilled dwarf.
A separate signature main course designed for two or more guests is a two-day dry-aged Wollemi duck which is served in a fragrant Indonesian curry style with crispy skin and a creamy coconut sauce, topped with crunchy vegetables and Asian spices of garlic, ginger and star anise.
Cellar By Luke, will showcase an indulgent wine experience, where guests can dine on daily culinary curations surrounded by walls of Australian and international wines. The hotel’s 1930s style will also be set amidst the art deco elegance of the lobby. Wilmot Barfilled with plush velvet lounges and an irresistible cocktail menu.
Introducing Kimpton’s Exclusive Benefits
Kimpton service is driven by a sincere human connection with every detail carefully curated and artfully delivered for a more meaningful travel experience. As part of the Kimpton Margot Sydney experience, guests will experience:
Social Hour, where patrons gather for free drinks every day between 5 and 6 p.m., is when Margot really comes alive. Drinks on offer vary daily – from boutique Australian wines to a Four Pillars G&T, or signature Kimpton margot cocktail. Social Hour could be accommodated in the lobby, on the mezzanine surrounded by artwork, at the rooftop bar, by the pool; the team will keep everyone guessing.
Mindfulness and wellbeing is exemplified by Kimpton’s partnership with egg of the universe, where guests are invited to work out, stretch or do some asanas in the comfort of their room, thanks to a selection of Yoga workouts available on tablet and TV. Yoga mats and props are available free of charge upon request.
“Forgot, we have it” – a Kimpton Margot signature promise is what we all wish we had on call! Whether it’s a GHD, a hair dryer, a dry shampoo, a tie, a pocket square, a pin, a shoe polish, it is enough call in the lobby and the team will take care of it.
For the curious, explorers and wanderers, Kimpton Margot Sydney also has a partnership with Lekker Bikes and mapped the best of Sydney on wheels. Guests are free to grab a few wheels and explore the city streets and nearby Hyde Park at their leisure.
Kimpton’s beloved pet policy is also implemented at Kimpton Margot Sydney, with the brand “if it fits in the elevator” mantra in play, allowing guests to bring their furry friends young and old to enjoy the Kimpton Margot Sydney experience.
WIN the ultimate Kimpton experience
To celebrate the opening of Kimpton Margot Sydney and continue its philosophy of creating heartfelt human connections, the brand today launched the ‘Kimpton’s Digital Guestbook’ – a creative platform where people are invited to share and exchange stories, all bound by the love of connection. People will also have the chance to win a 10-night stay at one of Kimpton’s new hotels in Sydney, Bali, Bangkok, Koh Samui or Paris, including a bespoke itinerary and all Kimpton benefits, when they contribute to their Kimpton Stories. The guestbook will launch with stories from “Kimpton Creators” from across the region – artists, photographers, creators and leaders in their field – including four Australian creators: Alyce Tran, Christian Wilkins, Jasmin Howell and Jared Seng.
Kimpton opens up new markets
2022 is set to be an exciting year of growth for the Kimpton brand, with seven properties opening in new cities and resorts throughout the year. KimptonMargotSydney marks the Australian debut, while Kimpton Kitalay Samui opened in January as the first resort in Southeast Asia. The momentum will continue with island resorts Kimpton Aysla Majorca and Kimpton NarantaBalias well as new Kimpton properties in suzhouGreater China, Downtown Atlanta in Georgia and Kimpton Roatan in the Caribbean.
These openings join the brand’s recent openings in 2021, including Kimpton St Honore Paris.
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