TF Architects

formally Molnar Freeman Architects

Bannisters Port Stephens

This thoughtful restoration - designed to preserve the base of an iconic retro motel - recalls the vibrant, sunny holidays of the sixties and seventies.




Port Stephens, Australia

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Architect: Tony Freeman / MFA
Interior Design: Tony Freeman / MFA and Alwill Interiors
Builder: Maincorp

Landscape Design: Dangar Baron Smith

The iconic Bannisters Port Stephens was created by transforming an old decaying motel through considerable alterations and extensions to create a stylish, boutique getaway in a picture-perfect location. Surrounded by water, a koala habitat, and complete tranquillity, Bannisters Port Stephens has been designed to embrace and preserve the hotel’s foundations and stunning location while providing stylish accommodation and impeccable dining experiences.

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