Set to launch in early 2017, Jackalope Hotel in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula wine region, is now officially open for business, redefining luxury hotels in Australia.
Melbourne based entrepreneur, Louis Li, has come together with a number of Australia’s leading creative minds, including architectural and interior design firm Carr Design Group and multi-disciplinary studio, Fabio Ongarato Design – producing an icon of contemporary design.
Residing on the Mornington Peninsula, one hour drive from Melbourne, the location has long been known as Melbourne’s weekend playground. For international guests, the Peninsula is a perfect addition to a Melbourne visit, offering some of Australia’s best food and wine, golf, adventure, beach and leisure activities.
Welcomed by a world-class collection of art, created specifically for the site, guides guests through the hotel’s narrative. Staying in one of the Jackalope’s 46 rooms, you will be immersed in the rural surroundings. Comprising of 38sqm ‘Terrace’ rooms through to 85sqm ‘Lairs’. Floor-to-ceiling windows and handcrafted furniture by Melbourne designers Zuster further had to natural atmosphere. Bathrooms include black Japanese tubs, double vanities, and bath products made exclusively for the hotel by Hunter Lab.
“Whether a luxury traveller prefers a scenic destination, food, art, evocative design, or transformative experiences, Jackalope sits at the forefront of emerging and established hotel trends,” says Jackalope General Manager Tracy.
Rare Hare, one of the two restaurants at the Jackalope, is a culinary experience that celebrates the hotel’s own working winery. Among the eye-catching landscape sits a black 30-metre infinity pool with an adjacent poolside pavilion available for spa treatments or private dining.