WA, meet the new Guildford Hotel! With her heritage belvedere tower and baroque façade make-over, we’ve fallen hard for her latest look. The restored white and grey majesty can be found in the heart of Guildford where she was first built in the 19th century, just a short stumble to the station.
Shared feasts can be enjoyed by locals and visitors of all ages as he welcomes you to enjoy the best beer, wine and produce the Swan Valley and WA has to offer. Don’t say we didn’t warn you about the dapper chaps’ irresistible charm, you’ll lose track of time in his abode, each and every time.
We are so very proud of our history here at The Guildford Hotel – and what an incredible history she is! We’ve heard many whispered tales and joyous times gone by that we couldn’t wait to share some of them with you here… 1880s – 2 years after the Fremantle Guildford Railway was built, Lot 26 Ellen St (now Johnson St), was bought for £600. 1897 Gold Rush boom allows for extensive alterations including accommodation Next door’s Vaudeville Theatre also built at this time Image: Western Mail newspaper. 1915 Construction of a new façade and cupola (now called belvedere) was completed A spiral staircase also added. 1993 The building was added to the State Heritage Register. 2008 The building is engulfed in flames, leaving only an empty shell. 2016 Everything old is new again.
Now inside this pristine local is where the mischief-maker lives – he’s a ladies’ man, but a gentleman. He’ll fix you a thirst quencher of the cocktail variety as you explore two stories of original exposed brick, repurposed timber and brass finishes, not to mention his impressive collection of recovered décor throughout.