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Come staycay, vaycay and playcay with us

Stacked to be the year to staycay, playcay and vaycay in our cities, we at Ovolo haves een the challenges of the last year as opportunities to adapt and evolve, developing unique hotel experiences to drive the continued strength of domestic tourism in Australia. Helping you discover how to #HolidayHereThisYear with new ways to staycay, playcay and vaycay in your own city. Offering effortless and effervescent hotel experiences from Staycay Your Way, to Suite Ride, with our NFW promise, OC/DC commitment and more, full of wonder for the modern traveller to enjoy.  

With border restrictions continuing to take a toll on Australia’s tourism market, identifying our cities as gateways and transit hubs for traveler’s, Tourism Australia say it’s no surprise that they’ve been hit the hardest in terms of tourism spend, hotel occupancy and aviation capacity over the past year. Despite offering so many incredible, safe experiences and being more affordable than ever.  

In a move to alleviate the toll of bearing the brunt of this pandemic despite our cities, we teamed up with Tourism Australia, collaborating with Australian power couple Zoe Foster Blake and Hamish Blake to showcase how to staycay, playcay and vaycay in our cities. Calling on Australians to support eachother in mateship by booking a city escape, which in turn will help to support the thousands of city-based hotels, restaurants, bars, cultural attractions and experiences that rely on tourism for their livelihoods. 

Zoe Foster Blake and Hamish Blake, in Tourism Australia's Holiday Here This Year, City Escapes campaign, filmed at Alibi Bar at Ovolo Woolloomooloo.
Zoe Foster Blake and Hamish Blake, in Tourism Australia’s Holiday Here This Year, City Escapes campaign, filmed at Alibi Bar at Ovolo Woolloomooloo.

Staycay Your Way  

Allowing you to enjoy the freedom to design your ultimate urban retreat – pick n’ mix and create a tailor-made stay we have collaborated with the city’s leading creative and experiential partners. Offering a wonderful array of experiences allowing you to design your city escape, just the way you like it. Fly high with helicopter tours, feed your soul with local food tastings and relax with in-room massages.  

Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne – we have unique, innovative and cheeky additions for your very own urban retreat to Staycay Your Way!  See here for more details and to book.  

Staycay at any Ovolo across Australia for a comfortable and effortless, effervescent experience in your own city.
Noosa based fitness trainer @mattycfox enjoying a Staycay at Ovolo The Valley with his family.

Within this partnership The Zubin Foundation will use their expertise and resources to vet and speak to all applicants, and we will then book in the ones they deem the most suitable for the initiative.

Suite Ride  

Explore the city in style with Suite Ride with Ovolo Hotels & Genesis Motors. In partnership with Genesis, Ovolo across Australia are offering guests an opportunity to reserve the Genesis G70 for a 4-hour complimentary drive. This timely partnership launched Monday 1 March, with domestic tourism leading the recovery, Suite Ride encourages guests to get out there to support local tourism operators and communities. Each Ovolo will have a Genesis G70 sports sedan in residence from today until the end of April this year. 

Check out our Suite Ride

Staycay with Suite Ride at any Ovolo across Australia.
Ovolo collaborates with Genesis Motors for Suite Ride.

NFW Promise  

Across the board Ovolo has boosted guest’s booking confidence, ensuring the NFW promise which always ensure the freedom of being flexible and transparent, evolves to offer even more flexibility and rates – if the rate drops before you check in, Ovolo will give the guest the difference in credit to spend at Ovolo. Additionally, the flexibility for check-in and out options have also been enhanced to ensure guests during this time are not bound by time pressures and can enjoy a stay on their time.  

More on this commitment to you here.  

OC/DC – Ovolo’s Commitment to Deep Cleaning (COVID-19 Policy)  

Ovolo Hotels has always put the needs of our guests as our top priority and we continue to uphold the absolute highest level of hygiene and cleanliness to ensure all our guests are healthy and safe, with our OC/DC commitment – Obsessive Commitment to Deep Cleaning. The response to COVID-19 is done in true Ovolo fashion, OC/DC has been developed to bring a little F.U.N. (Fun. Unconventional. Never Boring) and incorporate musical undertones, in true Ovolo fashion.  

See here for the full policy.