InterContinental to Open Hotel in Melbourne’s Werribee


InterContinental Hotels Group have announced that they will be opening a Holiday Inn in Werribee, the chain's second signing of new hotel in Victoria in November.

Opening in 2020, the 150-room property will be the newest hotel in the rapidly-growing western region of Melbourne, and will be part of a mixed-use development project which will include retail and office space.

"The signing of Holiday Inn Melbourne Werribee and Holiday Inn & Suites Geelong adds an important western Melbourne presence to the Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express portfolio, which today includes 20 open and additional nine in the pipeline," IHG Australasian chief operating officer Karin Sheppard said.

IHG's signing of Holiday Inn Melbourne Werribee is in partnership with Pelligra Group and Citinova.

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Located on Synott Street in Werribee’s CBD, guests will have easy access to Werribee Park, the Victoria State Rose Garden, the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre, the Werribee Open Range Zoo and Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre.

It will also be just a short drive from both Melbourne and Geelong CBDs, as well as the two major airports, Avalon International Airport and Melbourne International Airport.

Pelligra Group chairman Ross Pelligra said Werribee and the Wyndham region was set to become a driving force in the development of Greater Melbourne, with a population that’s forecast to increase by 53 per cent in the next 15 years.

"Already we are seeing a flurry of development activity currently in wider Wyndham Council, and we’re proud to be part of that progress."

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