554 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba QLD Australia • Freecall: 1800 633 679

Burke & Wills Hotel Now Open

9 May

Burke & Wills Hotel Now Open

For immediate released 09/05/2018


Burke & Wills Hotel is proof that beauty does improve with age through the unveiling of its charming new design, found on Ruthven Street in the heart of Toowoomba. After undergoing eleven months of extensive refurbishment, the prestigious hotel, built 62 years ago in 1956, officially re-opens its doors on 13th May 2018.

The family-owned Hakfoort Group has enhanced the timeless elegance using contemporary themes and an old world charm design with the addition of state of the art modern facilities. The luxury hotel entrance’s gold revolving doors open up to a five-meter high grand lobby with two new large reception desks which are open 24 hours a day. This reception features a custom designed chandelier and a four-meter-long fish tank where both Nemo and Dory will make an appearance. The fluid and mostly white space are punctuated with colourful art and design elements which add a sense of glamour. The classic theme continues marble paneling and various gold detailing, all adding a sense of grandeur to the lobby.


Food is plentiful at Burke & Wills with a buffet breakfast being served in the Conservatory & Glasshouse daily. Open to the public this charming room has a true sense of heritage. With exquisite décor and French doors opening out to the spectacular Glasshouse. A sumptuous full buffet breakfast at the Conservatory offers a wide variety of the freshest quality food with a superb beverage selection. For lunch and dinner visit Zack’s, a modern and stylish restaurant and bar serving quality meals in a friendly and relaxing environment. Zack’s offers to dine with a focus on local fresh produce, char-grill steaks and seafood. Enjoy signature chef dishes such as our Crispy Skin Salmon, cooked to your liking with sweet potato mash, wilted beans, charred corn and a creamy spinach, pea & chorizo sauce along with weekly special’s created by our talented executive chef Gayan and his team. Zack’s offers a wide selection of decadent cocktails and fine wine. Guests can enjoy the personal style of family hospitality and friendly customer service, amongst a warm and inspiring atmosphere.


In addition to the public spaces, the Hakfoort Group has also created a completely new look for the guest rooms and suites. Featuring 82 elegant guest rooms ranging from Corporate and Superior Rooms to Deluxe Queen and the impressive Luxury King Spa Suites, each of which promises guests’ the highest quality accommodation available in Toowoomba. Furthermore to the Luxury King Suite located high on the 6th floor, overlooking Toowoomba Townhall and Toowoomba CBD. This room is perfect for that special occasion or for those who enjoy a touch of class when away from home. These newly refurbished suites are the epitome of opulence, elegantly designed with modern furnishings and luxurious amenities. Understated warm tones and rich plush fabrics offer sophisticated luxury. Enjoy a spacious room to relax and sleep soundly in a comfortable, king size bed. These five-star rooms boast a large spa bath with its’ own waterproof television and walk-thru shower.


Burke & Wills Hotel provides an idyllic function location and an everlasting impression that will compliment any occasion. The hotel’s range of function rooms allows for flexibility when hosting small meetings, seminars, large training sessions, corporate events, milestone birthdays, engagement parties or weddings. Whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, we will endeavor to create the most memorable experience for you and your guests. The exceptional reputation of our boutique hotel spans over many years, and you can expect nothing less than an exemplary standard of service during your visit. Burke & Wills Hotel offers five function rooms, allowing us to easily accommodate an intimate corporate dinner for ten or a gala cocktail party for two hundred.


Following this significant 15 million dollar renovation project, Burke & Wills begins a new chapter in its history as Toowoomba’s luxury hotel. This gem of a hotel repositions itself as a landmark for travelers in Toowoomba for both business and pleasure. On this monumental occasion, the Hakfoort Group would like to cordially invite you to view the new Burke & Wills Hotel from Sunday 13th May 2018.