Criterion  3 stars

560 Hay Street, Perth, Australia, 6000  show mapSave
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Situated in the heart of Perth, the excellent Criterion offers tasteful rooms. Built in 1840, the hotel is a combination of old-style architecture and modern facilities.

Its ideal location close to Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Fraser Avenue Lookout and Perth Zoo, just 500m from Perth subway station. Just 1km from the center of Perth known for The Bell Tower, Government House and Perth Town Hall.

Exhibition centers and convention centers are short distance from the premises.

It lies only 500m away from Perth Stn train station. A short drive from Perth International airport.


Criterion offers 65 rooms fitted with a minibar, individual climate control, a private balcony, a work desk and satellite TV for a comfortable stay in Perth. They provide bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.


Every day a free buffet breakfast is served. Dishes of Italian cuisine are served in the designed restaurant.


Guests at Criterion can take advantage of a lift, currency exchange and a tour desk and such services as a shopping service, 24-hour reception and concierge service.


Guests will enjoy a wellness center and a sauna on-site. The on-site fitness center comes with fitness classes and a gym.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms   69.

City Center Perth - 1400 ft
Airports Perth International (PER) - 6.2 mi
Train Stations Perth Train Station - 1700 ft, McIver Station - 2000 ft
Underground stations Perth Underground Station - 1700 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Miss Maud Swedish Smorgasbord Restaurant (cuisine: International) - 500 ft, Criterion Cafe Restaurant (cuisine: Italian) - 100 ft
Parks Government House - 800 ft, Supreme Court Gardens - 1700 ft
Beaches Trigg Beach - 4300 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Dressing area
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or One Twin Bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Quad
      Size: 220 sq. feet

      Criterion LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas
      • City Center
        1000 ft
      • Burswood Entertainment Complex
        2.1 mi
      Places of interest
      • Barracks Arch
        3700 ft
      Train stations
      • 1400 ft
      • McIver Station
        1700 ft
      • Esplanade Station
        1700 ft
      • City West Station
        1.1 mi
      • East Perth Station
        1.2 mi
      • Leederville Station
        1.6 mi
      • Mt Lawley Station
        1.7 mi
      • Belmont Station
        1.9 mi
      • West Leederville Station
        1.9 mi
      Convention centers
      • Perth Convention Exhibition Centre
        3700 ft
      • WACA
        1.1 mi
      • Subiaco Oval
        1.9 mi
      • Kings Park
        1.9 mi
      Universities, Institutes
      • Town Hall
        400 ft
      Underground stations
      • Perth Underground Station
        1400 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Hyde Park Perth
        1.2 mi
        Corner Glendower and Throssell Sts, Perth
      • Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park
        1.3 mi
        May Drive, Perth
      • Scitech
        1.3 mi
        Railway Street & Sutherland Street, Perth
      • South Perth Foreshore
        1.4 mi
        Mend St Jetty, South Perth
      • Piccadilly Arcade
        1.4 mi
        700-704 Hay St/Murray St, Perth

      Near the hotel

      • Perth Town Hall
        400 ft
        Cnr Hay and Barrack Sts, Perth
      • St. George's Cathedral
        500 ft
        38 St George's Terrace, Perth
      • Central Law Courts
        800 ft
        501 Hay St, Perth
      • Government House
        800 ft
        St. Georges Terrace, Perth
      • Museum & Fire Safety Education Centre
        800 ft
        Murray and Irwin Sts., Perth
      • Swan River
        1500 ft
        Riverside Drive, Perth
      • St. Mary's Cathedral
        1500 ft
        17 Victoria Square, Perth

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Miss Maud Swedish Smorgasbord Restaurant

        70% likes this, based on 372 reviews
        Cuisine: International
        Price Range: USD 12 - USD 33

        500 ft
        97 Murray Street

        Phone: 61 8 9325 3900

      • Criterion Cafe Restaurant

        59% likes this, based on 36 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

        100 ft
        560 Hay street
      • C Restaurant

        54% likes this, based on 427 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean, Australian
        Price Range: USD 29 - USD 90

        800 ft
        44 St Georges Terrace, Level 33

        Phone: +61 (08) 9220 8333

      • Seizan

        Cuisine: Japanese

        100 ft
        566 Hay Street
      • Jun

        60% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Cuisine: Japanese

        100 ft
        568 Hay St

      Criterion Reviews

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