Fact SheetHilton History
Read the news
By Property TypeBy Topic
Get the facts
Hilton HuanyingHilton Blue Papers and Research
- Photos & videos
Let us help you
Media Accommodation Request FormContact Us
Jacqueline ToppingsCONTACTMedia Inquiries ADDRESS7930 Jones Branch Drive
Brand Public Relations,
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
McLean, Virginia 22102
Buchan Group Captures Coast Culture In Hilton Surfers Paradise
June 22, 2011
GOLD COAST, Australia - One of Australasia’s largest architecture groups is the creative mastermind behind the design of the two-tower Hilton Surfers Paradise, scheduled to open in September this year.
Acclaimed architects The Buchan Group designed both towers as well as most of the interior of the $700 million development. Their brief was to create a sophisticated hotel and residences offering unrivalled on the Gold Coast, capturing stunning views of the long white beaches to the east and mountain ranges and winding canals to the west.
The Buchan Group also has the Wharf at Woolloomooloo in Sydney, Raffles City Shopping Centre in Beijing, No.1 Martin Place in Sydney, Westfield London and Robina Town Centre on the Gold Coast to their name, since forming in 1990.
Buchan Group Director Gerry Holmes said the Hilton Surfers Paradise towers were designed with simplicity in mind.
“The buildings showcase strong external design features with a vertical dialogue between the two towers and a significant difference in height to ensure each tower possesses its own identity,” Mr Holmes said.
“The result is two visually impressive buildings of stunning form and simplicity.
“Despite the structural differences, each part has a logical, functional purpose and each is inextricably related to the building’s use and location.
“The great arcs responding to water and land are represented in an oppositional dialogue, while at the same time stabilising the relationship between them.”
Hilton Surfers Paradise General Manager David Kelly said the unique, sail-like design of the towers embodied the style and energy of Hilton Surfers Paradise.
“The complex itself aligns with our vision for Hilton Surfers Paradise, in that it’s distinct, yet offers a fresh and sophisticated vibe. As the first Hilton Hotel in Australia to offer a combined hotel and residences concept, we are confident we have created a product that positions us as an industry leader.”
“The Buchan Group has created a fresh design, inspired by the coast. It maximises the breathtaking views of the ocean as well as the luscious hinterland, and reflects the Gold Coast on both the interior and exterior of the buildings.”
Rates start from $259 for a one bedroom apartment and from $279 for a hotel room. Bookings for Hilton Surfers Paradise can be made at www.hiltonsurfersparadise.com.au or by calling 1300 445 866.
Hilton Surfers Paradise
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.