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The Watson, Adelaide


Adelaide will get a taste of Art Series Hotel Group style with the launch of luxury boutique hotel; The Watson opening its doors in the Adelaide suburb of Walkerville on the 16th August.

The Watson is the fifth hotel to join the group and is devoted to one of Australia’s greatest living Indigenous artists; Tommy Watson.

Over 140 hotel suites and Art Series Residences, will showcase vibrant works that represent the colours and topographical landscapes of Watson’s country.


Each open-planned, self-contained suite overlooks the colonial beauty of the Adelaide Hills, the River Torrens and the Adelaide CBD. The Watson is a stone’s throw away from the rich cultural and natural offerings of the South Australian Art Gallery and surrounding areas including Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale.

The Watson boasts signature Art Series comforts throughout to create a home away from home including gourmet kitchenette facilities, free WiFi, Foxtel played on 42” LCD screens and iPod docking stations.

Olympic Gold Medal winning swimmer Michael Klim has contributed to the hotel development by providing professional knowledge to the health and fitness department. Klim, assisted in designing a multifunctional wellbeing space incorporating a 25m lap pool and deck area on level two of the hotel.


The in-house restaurant will celebrate the city’s stake as Australia’s wine capital with locally produced gourmet food and wine. Open seven days a week, the restaurant will offer an a la carte menu plus take-away options.

The hotel ensures a unique, educational experience for all and offers private tours with an in-house art advocate, dedicated art channel and art library in every suite. Smart cars, scooters and bicycles are available to explore further afield and knowledgeable staff ensure the highest level of personal service to guests seeking distinctive and out of the ordinary accommodation.

The Watson, opens 16 August 2014 with opening rates from $120 per night. Coming to soon! For enquiries or to book contact

Images: Art Series Hotel Group

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