ATM and Bank

While we don’t have an ATM in the hotel there are a number within a 2 minute walk – the majority being located just down James Street. We can point you in the right direction, just come and see us at Reception.


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From Perth you can access the West Australian Outback, feed the dolphins at Monkey Mia or perhaps swim with the Gentle creatures of the deep – Whale Sharks. Alternatively visitors can experience the wines of Margaret River region south of Perth.

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Beatty Park Swimming Pool

A short drive away from Alex is Beatty Park – our closest public recreation swimming pool and despite the facility being over 50 years old there’s enough room for everyone and the facilities themselves are in good nick. Casual entry for swimmers is $6 and if you’ve smashed it in the pool but have energy to burn there is also an onsite gym with casual entry for under $20. Better yet, make it a double whammy and enjoy a sub-30 minute brisk walk in each direction.



For all your potions and pills, Busy Bee Pharmacy is just across the road from us on William Street and open 7 days. If its late and you’re in need of a 24 hour pharmacy, Beaufort St 24 Hour Chemist is located about 5 minutes drive away at 647 Beaufort Street, Mt Lawley.

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There’s a great little florist close by called Beans and Bunches. They’re open every day except Sundays. If you’re caught short on Sunday, let us know and we can point you towards florists that will help you out. Beans and Bunches- 08 9227 6754, Shop 3 Arcade, 189 William St.

Hyde Park

Green Spaces

Sometimes you just want to feel grass between your toes, we get that. The nearest parks are Hyde Park and Russel Square. If you are after a bit of a fry up, Hyde Park is our closest free BBQ spot and also has swings for the kids (no matter how old they are).



We get it. Going for a run isn’t enough for you – Don’t worry, the guys over at Revo Fitness are here to help. They have a gym you can use 24 hours, and it’s just around the corner, at 20 Parker Street, Northbridge. Revo Fitness welcomes walk ins for a flat $15 daily rate. Click on the link below for more information.


Hairdressers and Barbers

Guys – we recommend Westons Barber Shop a little way North, down William Street. Book online Westons Barber Shop or call (08) 9228 2692. Dandy Barber Book online Dandy Barber Shop or call 0481822022. Open Tuesday to Saturday right next door to us at Ware on William homeware store.

Ladies – Located a short walk away in the centre of the city is Head Studio. Call 9481 6464 or go online, they’ve even got an in-house barista and serve sangria on Fridays!


Los Bravos

The team behind No Mafia serve up another small bar and eatery that trades in good food and drink with a heavy Spanish accent. With 100 seats and alfresco dining, the size of the venue has allowed its owners to create a relaxed, easy atmosphere.

The menu provides options for everything from a few light tapas to a full meal. A partnership with Perth seafood supplier Kailis has led to a number of dishes brimming with fresh local catches prepared with Spanish techniques and flavours. Did you say manchego croquettes and grilled chorizo?!

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Post Office

The nearest Australia Post Office is located at 45 Francis Street. Our nearest post box is also there. Alternatively there is a box on the other side of the horseshoe bridge if you are heading into the city.



We know you’ve been working too hard; you need a nice relaxing massage to treat yourself…’s our pick of the best Spas nearby

Bodhi J is a luxurious spa set within a peaceful and tranquil place that allows you to forget the outside world.Their Spa Journeys are a little slice of heaven. Go on, you know you are worth it.

Como Shambhala Urban Escape is a stunning Spa located in the historic State Buildings in the centre of the City. they feature a range of treatments that allow you to completely spoil yourself

  • Bodhi J – 9466 8260 – 317-319 Pier Street, Perth WA 6000
  • Como Shambhala – 6168 7877 – 1 Cathedral Ave, Perth 6000
  • Keturah – 9228 0855 – 500 Beaufort Street, Highgate WA 6003
  • Endota Day Spa – 08 6181 9858 – Level 1, 856 Hay St, Perth   WA   6000


There are a number of big brand super markets just a short stroll away from the hotel in the city for everyday items (head to our A-Z for more details) but if you’re looking for something a little more crafty, Perth has some great farmers markets on the weekends….such as the one close by at Subiaco Primary School on Saturday mornings 8am-12pm.

More locally and in keeping with the history our neighbourhood the Re Store takes you straight back to Italy and Kukulas Brothers on William St, is just how stores used to be, and is well worth a look.

  • Subiaco Farmer’s Markets – Subiaco Primary School, Bagot Rd Subiaco
  • Kakulas Brothers – 183 William St, Northbridge
  • Re Store – 72 Lake St, Northbridge

Tennis Courts

Fancy hitting a ball around? Tennis Central has 35 courts to choose from, and with grass and synthetic surfaces to choose from and the rates are pretty nice. Left your racket at home? Dog ran off with your last tennis ball? No dramas, you can hire it all there. Oh and it’s only a 1.5km walk away

  • Tennis Central – 08 9328 8128 – 176 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth

Train Station

Our nearest train station is literally a 2 minute walk away at Perth Central Station. Which is pretty convenient for getting here or away as well as being great for day trips to Freo or beyond.