Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a management contract for a new luxury hotel and branded residences to be developed in Melbourne. The project is expected to open in 2023, and is the group’s first announced property in Australia.
The hotel and residences will be located at 600 Collins Street and take the shape of a mixed-use 186-meter tower, which will play a part in the ongoing regeneration of the city’s central business district. Architect Zaha Hadid, who was selected to design the project, intended to create an innovative development that will become a landmark in the city. The project is being developed by Melbourne-based property developer Landream.
Kevin Li, managing director of Landream, said they were proud to bring the Mandarin Oriental brand to Melbourne. “Mandarin Oriental, Melbourne, will set a new standard for luxury service in the city and will offer a preferred choice to travelers and potential homeowners who desire the finest accommodation.”
Mandarin Oriental, Melbourne, will feature 196 spacious, contemporary guest rooms and suites designed to reflect local culture, together with features inspired by the company’s oriental heritage. The group will also manage 148 residences located on the tower’s upper floors, which will provide some of the most luxurious private homes in the city.
Owners will have exclusive access to the luxury hotel experience, as well as their own bespoke amenities including a private residents’ lounge. The hotel will feature an all-day dining restaurant and a bar with a landscaped roof terrace. There will also be a variety of meeting spaces and an executive club lounge. A spa will offer wellness, relaxation, and beauty facilities, while further leisure options include a comprehensive fitness center and an indoor swimming pool.
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