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Refurbishment

Million-dollar refurbishment for economy hotel

AccorHotel’s newly renovated Ibis Sydney Airport is a well-located property, providing easy access to both Sydney’s international and domestic airport. This economy accommodation is ideally suited to those guests in air transit and the priority for the $4.5 million refurbishment was to give this demographic stress-free access to optimum comfort in effortlessly stylish yet affordable accommodation. The refurbishment project began …

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Popular Adelaide hotel gets a major makeover

The vibrancy of Adelaide’s West End continues to grow with council investing more than $2 million on the Hindley Street West redevelopment and the popular BreakFree Adelaide undergoing a $800,000 transformation. The renovation, now in its final stages, has included significant upgrades to guest rooms, conference facilities and common areas. The 142-apartment property has had each of its kitchens modernised …

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Upgraded accommodation: Kakadu promises memorable holiday experience in 2017

After one of the wettest wet seasons for years, Kakadu is looking in perfect condition for the forthcoming peak ‘dry’ season. Kakadu Tourism, the region’s largest hotel and tour operator – has announced a range of upgrades to make visits to Kakadu even more attractive in 2017. Upgraded accommodation Kakadu’s famous Crocodile Hotel (aka ‘The Croc’ or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile …

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Pullman Melbourne On The Park set for $6m transformation

The 419-room landmark hotel’s ground floor interior spaces – reception, arrival area, bar and restaurant – will be completely transformed, whilst respecting the hotel’s rich heritage, under the direction of national design practice ROTHELOWMAN, who have been appointed to manage the project. The Pullman brand is set to make a bold statement, announcing innovative plans to transform the ground floor …

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Brisbane hotel unearths artistic talent within its maintenance team

Since commissioning acclaimed Australian street artists Rone, Fintan Magee, Numskull and Beastman during its development in 2014, TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel, Brisbane has become a well-known supporter of the arts. Its striking murals can be seen blocks away from its location on Constance Street. Now, in an interesting twist, the hotel’s management has discovered that its own maintenance manager is …

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Design trends for luxury resort destinations

Whether you are thinking of remodelling or building a new resort in 2017 think carefully before following the latest ‘trends’ unless you have deep pockets and subscribe to the industry expectation that your resort will be undergoing a significant refurbishment within three to five years. Designing to a current trend can date your property very quickly, and in today’s ever …

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$6.5m Pullman Reef Casino Hotel refurbishment set for Cairns

The five-star Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns has completed an extensive $6.5 million refurbishment program extending to all level one public areas. Ready in time for the busy Chinese New Year season, the update includes a new-look hotel lobby, expansion of Tamarind Restaurant, new Bar36 Live Lounge and new Merchant café. In a move that will set the hotel …

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New Blu refurbishment unveiled in Sydney

At a cost of $13.5 million and over a time-scale of two years, Sydney’s iconic Radisson Plaza Hotel completed the outstanding redesign of its guestrooms and function spaces. The full extent of this incredible project was scoped out by accomnews. This superb, historic building sits regally on the corner of Pitt, Hunter and O’Connell Streets; originally the headquarters of the …

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The Sebel Kirkton Park: a new chapter

A recent multi-million-dollar redesign has impressively transformed The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley. The property set on a large estate is one of the region’s most historic hotels, with dramatic views of Brokenback Ranges and impeccably manicured gardens, it is one of the most picture-perfect properties in the area. The beautiful hotel has been transformed from a “quaint country manor” …

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Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort reports on multi-million-dollar transformation

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort in the heart of New South Wales’ popular wine region, the Hunter Valley, is reaping the rewards of a multi-million dollar investment, which will further transform the property into one of the Hunter’s most sought after accommodation, conference, events and wedding destinations. Part of Oaks Hotels & Resorts’ 54-strong property network, Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort has …

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