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The Perth hotel that’s perfect for families

Spending a few days in WA’s capital? You should check out Citadines St Georges Terrace. There are plenty of Perth hotels to choose from, but we chose this one for a number of reasons – fabulous location, great facilities and spacious rooms. We loved staying here and we reckon you will too.

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Perth is a fun, easy city to navigate with kids. Photo: Shutterstock


Tucked away on one of Perth’s main streets, Citadines St Georges Terrace is set in the heart of the CBD. Just 20 minutes’ taxi ride from the Perth Airport, it’s a perfect base to get your bearings if
you’re visiting the WA capital for the first time. At Citadines, you’ll have the cities main attractions at your doorstep. It’s within walking distance of great cafes and the lively waterfront district of Elizabeth Quay. From here, you can cruise the Swan River to the charismatic port city of Fremantle or easily jump aboard a train to access the rest of the city’s sights.

Why we stayed here

With all the comforts of home (including kitchenettes and washing machines), the apartments at Citadines St Georges Terrace are not only spacious but convenient for those travelling with kids.
We wanted to be right in the middle of all the action and within walking distance of great shopping and transport connections to Perth’s major attractions.


The fabulous one-bedroom deluxe apartments at Citadines St Georges Terrace are ideal for a family of four, with contemporary furnishings and quirky abstract art adding a splash of colour to
the space. There’s a well-equipped kitchenette for preparing your own meals and an inviting spa in the bathroom. You’ll also have complimentary Wi-Fi and an LCD TV complete with in-room movies. And rest assured, you don’t have to head home with a mountain of washing. Each apartment has its own washing machine and dryer.

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One-bedroom Deluxe at Citadines St George Terrace. Photo: Supplied

Food & beverage

Begin the day with great coffee and breakfasts sized to suit your appetite at Total BS & Co Restaurant. You’ll find it conveniently located on the ground floor of Citadines St Georges Terrace. They also dish up generous servings (even the starters will fill you up) of hearty salads, burgers and steaks at lunch and dinner. If you prefer to eat out, you’re close to a whole range of global restaurants and fast food eateries in the surrounding city blocks.

Tip: Want to self-cater or got fussy eaters? There’s a Woolworths just five minutes’ walk from the hotel where you can stock up on supplies to prepare meals and snacks in your kitchenette.


You can spend an afternoon getting hands-on at the Scitech Discovery Centre or dazzle the kids while watching gold being poured into solid bars at the award-winning Perth Mint. Take in the city skyline from the Swan River on a Captain Cook Cruise to the Perth Zoo or travel downstream to spend a day seeking out delicious local produce at the Fremantle Markets. Head north to cool off in the Indian Ocean waters at Scarborough Beach or get up close to cute quokkas on a day trip to Rottnest Island. If you’re in need of some retail therapy, Citadines St Georges Terrace is just a stone’s throw from the arcade boutiques of Murray and Hay Street, including the Heritage-listed Piccadilly

Tip: Pick up a bottle of wine or two on a scenic drive through the Swan Valley. This up-and-coming wine region has made a name for its sweeping vineyards, microbreweries and roadside seasonal produce. There’s enough to keep young ones entertained too, with chocolate factories, ice-creameries and hands-on encounters at the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm.

The Swan Valley is a popular wine region on the West Coast. Picture: Tourism Western Australia

Citadines St Georges Terrace Perth
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No 185 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia


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