How the west was... win!

Posted on: July 21, 2014

At first the idea of a weekend away in Blacktown might sound somewhat counterintuitive, but bear with me. As you come off the barren M4 Western Motorway just before the Light Horse Interchange – incidentally the largest collection of flyovers in the Southern Hemisphere – you’ll drive along the scrubby edges of Prospect Reservoir… but … Continued

Go West with Mike Whitney from Sydney Weekender

Posted on: July 21, 2014

There’s loads to do in Sydney during winter especially with hidden gems in the Western Suburbs. Atura Hotel Blacktown is the hottest place to stay this winter. It’s full of character and great service. Their funky rooms all have urban, industrial and art inspired features. There’s plenty of room for your whole family with a … Continued

New PABX debuts in Western Sydney hotel

Posted on: July 21, 2014

Broadband Solution’s new PABX system has made its commercial debut at the recently-opened Atura Blacktown Hotel. The system’s IP-based framework utilises a single fibre connection to offer improved internet speeds and voice/video calls for far less than traditional service solutions. According to Sam Bashiry, managing director of Broadband Solutions, the technology has already improved customer … Continued

Blacktown: Suburban Evolution; Jetstar Magazine

Posted on: July 21, 2014

Sydney’s western suburbs are undergoing a renaissance, as bold design and arty endeavours complement the area’s family-friendly attractions. Dimity Noble spent a surprisingly great weekend in Blacktown. Sometimes the destination is the journey The B-52s’ hit “Love Shack” is pumping outside the entrance to the newly opened Atura Blacktown hotel as I pull into the … Continued

TAA recognises top hotels

Posted on: July 21, 2014

The best of the best were honoured at a glittering ceremony in front of a crowd of more than 600 political, business and industry leaders at The Westin, Sydney last night. TAA (NSW) chairperson Nigel Greenaway said there were a record number of finalists. “We had 55 hotels nominated across 31 categories – what is … Continued

Chauffeured in '60's Cadillac

Posted on: July 21, 2014

A genuine 1960s Cadillac has been restored for guests staying in Atura Hotel in Prospect. The Cadillac arrived at the hotel last week and is included in the hotel’s Ultimate Time Warp package, which consists of overnight accommodation, breakfast for two and being taken by Cadillac to the drive-in cinema. The premium package gives guests … Continued

Best in the West - Atura Blacktown tops prestigious NSW TAA Awards for Excellence

Posted on: July 18, 2014

In a line-up that included properties, restaurants and employees from Sydney’s finest hotels, Atura Blacktown ensured the tourism spotlight rested firmly on Western Sydney at the prestigious NSW Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) Awards for Excellence 2014 held last night at Sydney’s Westin Hotel. The urban, industrial and art-inspired hotel property cemented its position on Sydney’s … Continued

Quirky fun option to celebrate love

Posted on: April 28, 2014

WESTERN Sydney’s hip, revitalised entertainment precinct on Cricketer’s Arms Road, Prospect, is revving up for a busy Valentine’s night with some quirky and fun options for celebrating the day cupid comes a calling. “We’re looking forward to delivering Valentine’s dates with a difference for guests that are staying at Atura and for those coming to … Continued

QT Touches Sydney's Wet 'n' Wild West

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Sydney’s western suburbs is an unlikely spot for a designer stay, but Atura Hotels has dared to go there. Let’s be honest, for those who aren’t familiar with the area, much of Western Sydney is oft associated with cautionary tales of ‘don’t leave valuables in your car’, not chic accommodation.  Nevertheless, that’s what developers of … Continued

New approach to technology gives hotel a competitive edge

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Hotels can now offer guests free Wi-Fi, and local and STD calls, while reducing their overall operating costs, thanks to a brand new approach to telephony technology developed by Broadband Solutions, one Australia’s most successful business internet service providers.   The technology recently made its commercial debut at the brand new Atura Blacktown Hotel, a … Continued

Exploring Sydney's Wild West

Posted on: April 25, 2014

From action packed thrills to action within the hotel bedroom, Western Sydney has a little bit of something for everyone. Forget everything you know about Western Sydney.  The area is reinventing itself faster than a teen pop sensation going through a rebellious phase.  It’s hard to believe a designer hotel exists in the west, but … Continued

Top 5 spots for romance

Posted on: April 25, 2014

Skyline Drive In & neighbouring Atura Hotel Blacktown make Sydney’s top-5  spots for romance Everything was more romantic back in the 1950s. Gentlemen held doors open for their dates, ice-cream didn’t have health-warnings, films left more to the imagination. And all of these charming factors combined to bring us the drive-in cinema where romance blossomed in … Continued