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 on Collins Street and take the shape of a mixed-use 185-metre tower, which will play a part in the ongoing regeneration of the city’s Central Business District.
Architect, the late Dame Zaha Hadid, who was selected to design the project, intended to create an innovative development that will become a landmark in the city.
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s financial and legal district, the project is close to the Docklands and the Southbank tourist and entertainment precinct.
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 travellers 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 Mandarin Oriental’s oriental heritage. The Group will also manage 148 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, 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.
Mandarin Oriental, Melbourne 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 at Mandarin Oriental will offer the Group’s well known wellness, relaxation and beauty facilities, while further leisure options include a comprehensive fitness centre and an indoor swimming pool.