In Australia, The Star Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly announced that the new 17-story hotel tower for its The Star Gold Coast integrated casino resort will open on March 22 under the name The Darling.
According to reports from Business News Australia and G3Newswire, the new Queensland development sits in front of the existing The Star Gold Coast and will be inaugurated featuring 57 suites ranging in size from 753 sq ft to 3,530 sq ft complete with luxury furniture, décor and finishes.
Reportedly designed for business and leisure travelers by renowned Las Vegas-based casino architect Steelman Partners, every one of the suites at The Darling will also purportedly offer state-of-the-art room technology encompassing smart televisions, integrated Bose sound systems and technology that will allow guests to customize their own service, lighting and temperature preferences.
As if this wasn’t enough, The Darling is to moreover purportedly set to feature a rooftop restaurant and bar christened Nineteen At The Star alongside a gravity-defying infinity swimming pool. The property for the Gold Coast suburb of Broadbeach is to additionally offer the first-floor Sovereign private gaming room kitted out with approximately 200 electronic gaming machines as well as a range of gaming tables offering roulette, blackjack and baccarat.
Geoff Hogg, Queensland Managing Director for The Star Entertainment Group Limited, reportedly explained that The Darling will help The Star Gold Coast to position itself ‘at the premium end of the market’ and ensure that the surrounding area ‘has an even more compelling value proposition’ as it competes ‘on a global scale for domestic and international visitors’.
“[The Darling] has been designed as a stand-alone hotel with its own arrival experience,” reportedly read a statement from Hogg. “The Darling has a distinct, boutique design and eclectic feel while boasting the unique spirit and a stunning coastal location for which the Gold Coast is already renowned. Every element of the hotel is to a standard of luxury the Gold Coast has yet to experience.”