Upon its expected 2017 opening, Hyatt Place Melbourne will be the country’s first Hyatt Place hotel.
An affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced a management agreement with Essendon Fields for a Hyatt Place hotel in Melbourne, Australia.
“We are delighted to bring the Hyatt Place brand to Melbourne, and are honored to start our relationship with EFPL, a joint venture between Fox Group Holdings and Beck Corporation, two of Australia’s most prominent developers,” said Robert Dawson, Hyatt’s area vice president for the Pacific region.
The eight-story hotel will be adjacent to a stand-alone conference facility that will accommodate up to 420 people, a more than 5,300-square-foot (500-square-meter) exhibition hall and an 80-seat restaurant and bar, which will be operated by one of Melbourne’s leading independent conference center operators.
The Hyatt Place hotel will be part of the Melbourne’s economic expansion – with transportation infrastructure, housing, employment, and migration growing, the city is undergoing a transformation.
Hyatt Place Melbourne Essendon Fields will join five Hyatt-branded hotels in Australia, including Park Hyatt Melbourne, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Hyatt Hotel Canberra – A Park Hyatt hotel, Park Hyatt Sydney, and Hyatt Regency Perth.
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