‘Coastal cool’: Mollymock motel to reopen subsequent month after main refurb

A former beachside motel on the south coast of NSW is about to reopen as Motel Molly on December 1, following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment.

The 16-room boutique property is designed as a “soulful coastal retreat,” taking inspiration from the pastels of Mediterranean cities throughout the Amalfi, Portofino, and Cinque Terre, with Moroccan touches.

Sydney-based Knox Developments group and inside design and structure agency, Richards Stanisich labored collaboratively on the mission with the intention of delivering a captivating, laidback house for households, {couples}, and solo travellers.

“Restoring the Motel was a fantastic balancing act,” mentioned Richards Stanisich Director, Kirsten Stanisich.

“A spot of nostalgia and limitless heat, the motel’s subsequent chapter celebrates the great thing about an Australian coastal setting whereas creating a brand new and thrilling vacation spot for locals and guests alike.

“This concerned designing a definite palette that speaks to its native context in a up to date method; smooth, pure textures and muted, creamy tones elevated with intricate particulars and putting patterns. The resort includes a curated choice of customized furnishings, handmade tiles by Jatana Interiors in Byron Bay and charming paintings by native Australian artists.”

The lodging providing consists of a mixture of one-, two-, and three -bedroom flats, and several other king suites, all kitted out by home equipment from Smeg’s 50s retro Aesthetics Line.

Guestrooms embrace scented candles, room sprays, handmade Moroccan ceramics and textiles, and a mini bar stocked with native wine from Cupitt’s Property, Stone & Wooden Beer, cocktails, and extra.

“We’re excited to unveil our imaginative and prescient for Motel Molly, a complicated, but welcoming retreat providing hotel-style dwelling which celebrates its iconic location,” mentioned Knox Developments, Co-Director, Josh Crealy.

“We imagine we’ve struck the right stability between the barefoot breeziness of motels of the previous and the refined luxurious of boutique resorts.”