It’s been called a sleepy little town and other less flattering names, but as you stand on the balcony of your room at The Calile Hotel or lounge at the giant pool area decked with cabanas, you realise that Brisbane is slowly shedding its boring and quiet city image.
This year, The Calile Hotel is the latest opening among a growing slew of boutique hotels in the biggest city in Queensland. The 175-room urban oasis is the work of leading design firm, Richards and Spence, and is located at the centre of the buzzing James Street precinct; the latter is known for its independent fashion boutiques, eateries, design showrooms and galleries,
The city also draws lovers of the nature lovers and sun seekers. “Our (Brisbane) climate is great for living outdoors most of the year. The naturally ventilated rooms allow guests to share our outdoor lifestyle, reinforcing a sense of place that is uniquely Brisbane. The Calile Hotel is our greatest professional achievement to date.” says co-director Adrian Spence.
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