The coronavirus pandemic has failed to quell momentum at Perth’s most desirable hotel destination.

COMO The Treasury used the health crisis to fine-tune several aspects of its offering and open a new underground cocktail bar, Pooles Temple, while it was closed, and on Wednesday was voted best hotel in the Australia Pacific region for a fourth time by the world’s most elite travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler.

COMO The Treasury's understated luxury has made the 48-room hotel a favourite with travellers.

COMO The Treasury’s understated luxury has made the 48-room hotel a favourite with travellers.Credit:MARTIN MORRELL

The 48-room, wellness-inspired urban resort in the heart of the city has helped transform Perth since undergoing a $110m restoration overseen by Perth designer Kerry Hill

The business occupies the 140-year-old Victorian stone and brick buildings that once housed a post office, land titles office and treasury and is now home to some of Perth’s most impressive bars and restaurants, such as David Thompson’s Thai street-food eatery Long Chim, the reimagined Post under Italian dining maestro Steve Scaffidi and Wildflower, still the benchmark for fine dining in WA, while the merry file in to Petition to feast on craft beers, boutique wines and food that showcases the best of the state’s produce.