(17 Mar 2022, 12:26 +07)
Accor has expanded its already considerable
portfolio of hotels in Australia, with the multi-million dollar
transformation of a property in Melbourne.
Located on Bell Street
in Preston, the Novotel Melbourne Preston, developed by GCP Hospitality,
features 383 guestrooms, suites and
fully self-contained studio apartments.
All rooms feature Smart TV, multiple USB hubs, a
work space, in-room safe and a minibar on demand.
Room at the Novotel Melbourne Preston
Christophe Vielle, GCP Hospitality CEO and
Co-Founder, said, “The opening of Novotel Melbourne Preston is a
crucial milestone for GCP Hospitality as it demonstrates our
dedication to expanding our hotel portfolio in Australia.
Combining comfort, convenience and boasting a great location
within easy reach of Melbourne’s CBD and top attractions, Novotel
Melbourne Preston is poised to be an exciting destination for
business travellers and tourists alike.”
Melbourne-based architecture and design studio,
Architectus, were engaged for the redesign which includes the guestrooms,
meeting and events spaces, reception and lobby area, as well as a brand-new café Stampton & Co
and all-day dining restaurant The Stampton, which is scheduled to
open in April 2022.
Accor Pacific CEO, Sarah Derry, said, “We are
delighted to introduce our Novotel brand to Melbourne’s
inner-north. Novotel Melbourne Preston is a celebration of
innovative interior design, thoughtful detail and, importantly for
this location, will provide great food and beverage options for
our loyal guests and the local community. The hotel has been
tailored to suit smart, successful business and leisure travellers
who value great guest service and leading design.”
Novotel has one of the largest international brand
footprints across the Pacific with more than 40 hotels in key
metropolitan and leisure destinations.