June 14, 2024

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Exclusive: The Langham takes on resort market with Gold Coast hotel to open next month

After eight yrs in the producing, The Langham is ultimately all set to introduce its first beachfront assets in Australia with the opening of The Langham Gold Coast and Jewel Residences, on June 23.

The 339-area luxurious resort, which is at the centre of 3 majestic towers located among Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, is the first improvement with immediate beachfront access to be designed on the Gold Coast in a lot more than 30 many years.

“Opening our 1st beachfront house in just one of the world’s most fascinating vacation locations is an extraordinary milestone, giving Australians and intercontinental travellers a new luxury vacation resort practical experience by The Langham lens,” said the Langham Hospitality Group’s Regional Vice President, Functions – Pacific & Southeast Asia, Jeffrey van Vorsselen.

“The Gold Coast is a loaded and assorted landscape which features anything from rainforest journey and golden beaches to vineyards and farmers markets which we want to introduce to our company travelling for leisure or business enterprise.”

Concentrating on the resort guest

With two luxury lodges in metro Sydney and Melbourne, the Gold Coastline property challenged Langham to develop a special luxurious resort practical experience even though retaining signature brand name features that standard attendees will recognise these as its Service Stylist and Ginger Flower fragrance.

“The Langham alone will turn out to be a reason to come to the Gold Coastline,” The Langham Gold Coastline Basic Supervisor, John O’Shea, told HM exclusively.

“We’ve had to invent a couple items to make it resort style, but there’ll be a really solid Langham essence to the creating.

“We’ve obtained flip flops alternatively of as a substitute of slippers in the rooms we have seaside luggage that visitors can acquire with them – they are the kinds of factors that are a tiny little bit distinctive from our internal-city resorts.”

Intended with a modern-day coastal palette, the hotel features artwork by Australian sculptor and artist, Camie Lyons.

Every single of the 17 different kinds of rooms and suites aspect balconies with sights of the ocean or hinterland, a minibar with a selection of cocktails, large bathtubs and individual rainforest shower, 55-inch TVs with Chromecast, and a spherical dining table with two chairs.

O’Shea claims the rooms have been built to motivate visitors to remain inside of for a longer period.

“We’ve set up the rooms to offer additional of an practical experience simply because they all have superb views,” he mentioned.

Successful in excess of the locals

Foodstuff and beverage is an integral component of the give at this five-star house, with various venues to cater to various dining situations.

“You’re generally judged by your food items and beverage,” O’Shea claimed.  

“We want to be domestically cherished and internationally famous. And to be locally liked, individuals from Gold Coast seriously want to be happy of what they have. This hotel has been getting crafted for the previous 8 several years so there is a lot of local community fascination.”

The resort will provide The Langham’s famed Afternoon Tea in its Palm Court venue, even though breakfast, lunch and supper will be served at seafood-focused cafe Akoya. The venue also features a lobby and pool bar.

More meals and beverage venues will be extra in September, such as Coral Moon – an open up-air cocktail bar on the third flooring with fireplace pits, and Cantonese good eating cafe T’ang Courtroom.

“We have a quite well-known T’ang Court docket in The Langham in Hong Kong, which has been rated three Michelin stars for several years. The T’ang Court docket in Shanghai also has a Michelin star, and this will be the first headquarters exterior of Asia, so we’ve acquired large hopes that it will come to be a good feeling.

“It’s a minor bit various and will need a minor bit of education and learning for the sector as nicely mainly because there is not incredibly a lot of great dining Cantonese restaurants in Australia.”

The hotel’s wellness supplying consists of Chuan Spa, which consists of eight therapy rooms supplying Common Chinese Medication (TCM) therapies, a gymnasium overlooking the seaside, and 22-metre swimming pool.

O’Shea expects the property’s intensive conference amenities to charm to the MICE market place.

“There is a ballroom on the ground flooring, opposite the hotel foyer and we have concertina doors that open up to the pool and the beach place the place you can essentially generate a vehicle into the lobby of the ballroom,” he stated.

Given that opening the web site for bookings last week, the lodge is now seeing need for the opening week in June.

“We’re not opening till June 23, and we nearly have as substantially business enterprise as we want on that to start with weekend,” O’Shea said.