Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 hotel brands, has unveiled Le Méridien Melbourne, the brand’s debut in the Australian market.

Located in a prime location overlooking Parliament House, Spring Street, and the east of Melbourne, the hotel includes excerpts of Melbourne’s famed art, culture, and culinary scene through the brand’s timeless perspective on modern travel.

Global Brand Leader of Le Méridien Hotels, Jennifer Connell said that bringing the brand’s European essence of savouring the good life to Australia is an exciting venture for the company.

“Melbourne is a destination known for its rich history and thriving art, culture, and culinary scene, which makes it the perfect fit for Le Méridien. We look forward to welcoming travellers as they explore Melbourne in style.”

The location chosen was originally built as a hotel in the 1850s, and has been a cornerstone of Melbourne’s arts and culture scene through its many iterations as a theatre, cinema, nightclub, and live performance venue. Returning to its original interpretation as a hotel, Le Méridien Melbourne pays homage to its history through curated design, immersive art installations, and exciting culinary collaborations.

The property offers 235 guest rooms, including 14 suites, built to a contemporary style that meets mid-century design. High room floors feature floor-to-ceiling views over the pool and out to the east of Melbourne, while lower levels immerse travellers in Melbourne’s bustling laneways or the historic red brick and stained-glass façade.

Retaining the original Art Deco exterior, the 12-story building designed by Melbourne architecture practice, Peddle Thorp, brings a sense of glamour and theatre to Bourke Street.

The hotel offers 420 square metres of total conference space, with the largest presenting 182 square metres that can be divided into two rooms. A dedicated meetings floor features four additional rooms and three private working booths. The facilities in the heart of Melbourne CBD include ample on-site parking, high-speed Internet access, and the latest audio and video equipment. These flexible, functional spaces are crafted for conferences, planning workshops, executive boardroom meetings, social functions, and weddings.

General Manager of the hotel, Peter Minatsis said it will make a vibrant addition to Melbourne’s inner-city tourism.

“We are excited to draw back the curtain on Melbourne’s most glamourous new hotel and invite guests to experience immersive art, elevated European dining, and our showpiece rooftop pool.”




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