Subiaco Hotel

The Subiaco Hotel underwent a renovation in late 2021, focusing on feature lighting that harmoniously combined heritage and modern elements. The project included a new mezzanine space, an indoor/outdoor bar area, and a dining area. The lighting was integrated into the existing Cbus lighting control system, with a user-friendly iPad interface.


The project aimed to enhance the ambiance and functionality of The Subiaco Hotel by integrating feature lighting that blended tradition and modernity. The goal was to create an inviting atmosphere and streamline operations through the integration with the Cbus lighting control system.

Key Features and Solutions

  1. Heritage Style and Modern Lighting: The lighting design carefully selected fixtures that captured the hotel’s heritage while incorporating modern elements, resulting in a balanced aesthetic.
  2. Mezzanine Space and Indoor/Outdoor Bar Area: Strip lighting, spotlights, and weather-resistant fixtures were strategically placed in the mezzanine and bar areas to create an inviting atmosphere and ensure durability.
  3. Dining Area: Ambient and accent lighting were strategically installed in the dining area to provide a comfortable and visually appealing environment. Dimmable fixtures allowed for customizable lighting levels.
  4. Integration with Cbus Lighting Control System: The lighting system was seamlessly integrated into the existing Cbus system, providing centralized control and an intuitive user interface accessible via an iPad.

Results and Benefits

  1. Enhanced Ambiance: The lighting installation successfully transformed the hotel’s atmosphere, combining tradition and modernity to create an engaging experience for guests.
  2. Functional Efficiency: Integration with the Cbus system streamlined operations, allowing staff to easily manage and customize lighting, resulting in improved efficiency and reduced maintenance efforts.
  3. Customizable Lighting: The integrated system provides flexibility, enabling staff to create unique lighting scenes and adapt to different events and guest preferences.

The Subiaco Hotel’s renovation project effectively integrated heritage and modern lighting, creating an inviting ambiance. The integration with the Cbus system improved operational efficiency, while customizable lighting added versatility to the hotel’s offerings.