The contemporary Courtyard by Marriott brand is expanding its Australian footprint in Australia with the opening of its first Melbourne hotel on track for a March 2022 opening.
Located in Batman Street, the 150-room, four-star hotel will be the third Courtyard by Marriott to be opened in Australia joining sister properties in Brisbane and Sydney.
The hotel will house an all-day dining restaurant, street-facing café/bar and large fitness centre offering round-the-clock access.
Flexible event spaces for corporate meetings and social gatherings will offer the latest in audio-visual equipment and unique settings, with an expansive rooftop entertaining area overlooking stunning city views.
Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens general manager, Carolyn Smith said the arrival of the Courtyard by Marriott brand in Melbourne was an exciting milestone for the company and visitors to the city.
“Our guests are passionate, success-focused individuals who see travel as an opportunity for both professional and personal growth’” she said.
“They choose our hotel because they want to be able to work, exercise, eat well, connect, and be at their best.
“Courtyard’s modern, elevated décor, flexible workspaces, amenities, and ambiance all work together to deliver an experience that fuels and energises our guests and helps them get the job done.”
Owned by Ousia Properties Pty Ltd and architecturally designed by Skematics with interiors by DKO Architecture, Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens reflects the hotel brand’s reputation for sophistication and comfort with carefully considered design elements catering to both business and leisure travellers.
Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens is ideally located for guests to explore the city’s renowned sporting, dining, shopping, arts and cultural attractions.
Within the hotel’s immediate neighbourhood is Southern Cross Station, Queen Victoria Market, Marvel Stadium and Spencer Outlet Centre (shopping mall). A short tram ride takes visitors to Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Federation Square and Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
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