Last year, Veuve Clicquot launched a unique hospitality experience dubbed Hotel Clicquot. In the coastal town of Byron Bay which is located in the far northeastern corner of New South Wales, Australia, the champagne house set up a pop-up hotel, where for a fixed period (2 nights), guests could immerse themselves in the brand and its products while enjoying specially-curated activities spanning from wellness activities to food and wine tastings, all amidst tasteful, top-tier luxury.
Now, the French champagne Maison has announced yet another Hotel Clicquot pop-up. The location is once again Australia, but instead of Byron Bay, the hotel will set up temporary residence in Noosa, another beachside town in Queensland.
What to expect at Hotel Clicquot Noosa
It appears that Veuve Clicquot is replicating the decor, activities and services from last year in this year’s pop-up. Guests will be welcomed by a driver once they arrive at the Sunshine Coast and driven to the hotel in a Tesla. The interior of Hotel Clicquot Noosa would feature the same bright white/yolk-yellow accents and retro-inspired touches, a theme that extends to the exterior also.
Visitors will also have the option of participating in early-morning yoga sessions, enjoying relaxing massages and spa sessions, as well as surfing lessons. But, instead of a car ride that was offered in the Byron Bay pop-up, there would be private boat cruises and a cinema experience if visitors are not up for outdoor activities.
Another new addition to the list of activities to partake in at Hotel Clicquot is a cruise along Noosa River on a kitted-out mahogany speedboat – dubbed the Clicquot Dreamboat – which will end in a bespoke picnic flowing with Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé. This would cost an additional $1000 AUD, so, should you choose to add this to your package, you would be paying $8000 AUD instead of the standard $7000 AUD per couple.
For food, expect a chef’s table experience around a fire pit with locally caught seafood for dinner. On your second night, Byron Bay chef David Moyle will helm a “garden gastronomy” degustation menu paired with La Grande Dame vintages to cap your experience at Hotel Clicquot Noosa. Breakfast will be prepared by the in-hotel private chef and guests looking to eat beyond mealtimes have the choice to order whatever they like from the hotel’s on-demand menu.
What is a champagne hotel without champagne? From the moment they step into the hotel, guests would be greeted with a glass of champagne that would go on to make appearances several times throughout the day, either at mealtimes or during a guided Champagne journey with an experienced sommelier.
How to snag a stay at Hotel Clicquot?
Since this is a pop-up as opposed to a standard hotel, bookings can only be done at specific periods of time, This year, Hotel Clicquot Noosa will be open to visitors from November 4 to 13. The first allocation of dates seems to have already been booked out but the official website has opened expressions of interest for when more dates become available.