AccorHotels has expanded its stable of Sebel hotels in Australia with the opening of The Sebel West Perth Aire Apartments in the West Australian capital.
The hotel occupies the first four levels of the 22-storey Aire West Perth apartment tower, which were bought by Singapore-based asset manager ZACD Group for $12.5 and will be operated by Accor.
It adds 64 new studio apartment-style rooms to Perth’s booming accommodation market.The new hotel is on the CBD fringe at 659 Murray Street in West Perth, close to tourist attractions including Perth Arena and Kings Park and Botanical Garden and a 15-minute drive from Perth International Airport.
Amenities include a pool, fitness centre, sauna, outdoor dining area, undercover parking and conference facilities.
Accor’s chief operating officer for the Pacific region, Simon McGrath, said, “The addition of The Sebel to West Perth comes at an exciting time as the city is readjusting from the mining-related activity with major investment in new tourism infrastructure such as the Perth stadium.
“The city is experiencing a resurgence in new hotel product and The Sebel West Perth Aire Apartments will embody the sophistication and inviting living spaces that our guests expect.
“The hotel will cleverly combine hotel-style service and independent flexibility to provide an experience to meet the needs of guests whether travelling for business or leisure.”
The apartments are part of a 27-hotel network across Australia and New Zealand, including other local offerings The Sebel East Perth, The Sebel Busselton, The Sebel Swan Valley The Vines and The Sebel Mandurah.
ZACD spokesperson Kain Sim, said, “The Sebel West Perth is poised to offer guests a contemporary-styled accommodation incorporating the best of amenities such as a 24-hour gym, swimming pool, barbeque garden area, free Wi-Fi and international calls in a city-fringe location.
“We believe The Sebel West Perth will be welcomed by corporate and international travellers who are seeking a well-designed, comfortable and spacious hotel apartment with ease of access to the city and event venues.
“We look forward to be a high value hospitality contributor to the renewed Perth city.”