(23 Mar 2022, 14:46 +07)
signed an agreement with Sunnyland Investment Group to open the
first Marriott Executive Apartments in Australia.
Located in St
Kilda Rd, Melbourne, the 180-key all-suite hotel will be
part of a mixed-use development comprising approximately 244 fully
residential apartments with premium amenities and services.
Construction of the $170 million project is due to
commence in 2024 and is expected to be completed by mid-2026.
Marriott Executive Apartments Melbourne
“We are thrilled to work with Sunnyland Investment
Group to bring Marriott Executive Apartments to Australia, which
will provide an elevated accommodation experience for business and
leisure travellers looking for an extended stay with all the
comforts they expect from Marriott International,” said Richard
Crawford, Vice President, Hotel Development, Australia, New
Zealand and Pacific for Marriott International.
The apartments will be located at 472-474 St Kilda
Road, Melbourne, just three kilometres from Melbourne CBD.
parkland bordering either side of the precinct, the site offers
close proximity to corporate and leisure demand generators in
Melbourne including the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition
Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Crown Casino, Royal Botanic
Gardens and St Kilda Beach.
The property will feature studios, 1-bedroom and
dual key apartments with separate sleeping, living and working areas, as
Sean Hunt, Area Vice President, Australia, New
Zealand and Pacific for Marriott International, said, “This signing
further underscores our long-term commitment in strengthening our
footprint in Australia. Despite the challenges our industry has
faced over the last 25 months, we have opened W Melbourne,
Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands, and Courtyard by Marriott
Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens, adding three hotels to Melbourne this
year – bringing our total number of hotels in Melbourne to eight.”
Marriott International currently operates 27
hotels in Australia across 12 brands including The Ritz-Carlton,
The Luxury Collection, JW Marriott, W Hotels, Westin, Marriott
Hotels, Sheraton, Autograph Collection, Four Points, Courtyard,
Element, and Aloft Hotels.