Marriott Hotels Sails In Australia’s Cultural Capital With The Opening Of The Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands
Located on Melbourne’s Docklands waterfront, the five-star hotel sets the stage for an inspiring stay for guests with its signature service and facilities
BETHESDA, MD., November 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Marriott Hotels, the signature flag of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today welcomes the arrival of Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands. With 189 rooms and a one-of-a-kind rooftop infinity pool, the new hotel is destined to become a resort-style haven just minutes from Melbourne downtown. The property is poised to deliver quality and inspiring dining experiences that will help locals and travelers alike foster their inventive nature.
The first five-star international hotel in the suburb of the harbor, the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands is nestled in the shopping, entertainment and entertainment district of The District Docklands on Waterfront Way. The centerpiece of the hotel is the Very Tall Water Feature, a 92-foot wet-rimmed rooftop infinity pool, served by an adjoining bar with panoramic views of that of Melbourne The CBD skyline, Bolte Bridge, Port Phillip Bay and Hobsons Bay.
âWe are delighted to open the first Marriott Hotels in Australia in 20 years. The opening of the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands marks the seventh property in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio in Melbourne and the 27th property in the country, offering more opportunities for inspiring connections and moments of self-discovery across the world, âsaid Manny Rappenecker, Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Marriott Hotels. âAs we see the growing demand for all types of travel, we look forward to welcoming customers to enjoy a Melbourne experience in this magnificent urban oasis. “
Designed by DKO Architecture, the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands is inspired by the aerodynamic contours of the city’s harbor yachts. The curved facade offers multiple and enviable views of the water, the city skyline and the Bolte Bridge. This soft and calming pattern seamlessly flows from the exterior of the building to the interior, complemented by the fluted glass windows in the lobby, with artistic installations gently guiding guests to the connecting aisle.
Staged on arrival, golden chains in polished brass by the Australian sculptor Alexander knox are suspended in vast parables throughout the hotel lobby, echoing the gathered shapes of the arched sail. In addition, the suspensions presented by Melbourne lighting designer Volker Haug create a feeling of comfortable privacy in all dining areas.
The graceful âpetalâ shape of the building offers a unique view from every room and every window. Showcasing the latest design innovations from Marriott hotels, the 189 guest rooms are carefully designed to deliver a spacious, modern look with tailor-made solutions as inventive as their guests. Bathed in abundant natural light, each room has top-of-the-line amenities including luxurious bedding, 55-inch LCD TV, open retail-inspired wardrobe to alleviate fears of leaving clothes behind, a work surface that offers the flexibility to move around freely and use technology where the customer wants it, a walk-in shower and an organized âMade inâ Melbourne‘fridge bar. Plus, through a one-of-a-kind partnership with Marriott and TED hotels, guests will have access to specially curated in-room content to enjoy the comfort of their bed.
Guests are invited to enjoy four distinct culinary experiences that greatly contribute to the construction of that of Melbourne culinary scene. Destined to become one of the iconic restaurants of Dockland, Archer is a fine dining space serving exquisite Australian cuisine using fresh produce from local farms. Nestled in a vaulted cellar-type ceiling, the interior is reminiscent of that of Melbourne historic bridges and stations. Ada’s in the hotel lobby expresses the style and multifunctionality of the Marriott Hotels Greatroom, a space where guests can work, socialize or simply relax with light snacks, soft drinks and cocktails. The sophisticated lobby bar menu and drink list are inspired and pay homage to the old, with a modern twist. Celebrate that of Melbourne coffee culture, alley cafe Corsica serves top quality, locally roasted coffee from St Ali, and a European-inspired menu of light meals by day, to espresso martinis and local wines in the evening. House at sunset is one of the few bars oriented west of Melbourne watching dazzling sunsets and panoramic views over Melbourne. Adjacent to the rooftop pool, this remarkable new addition to that of Melbourne A sophisticated bar and restaurant scene will take center stage at the top of the building, offering an eclectic mix of casual dining and entertainment.
The new hotel is also aimed at fitness enthusiasts with all the revolutionary solutions of the new Technogym Excite Live platform while working out in the fitness center. Using AI and immersive content, the line of cutting-edge equipment is designed to provide users with a personalized training experience by connecting to a wide range of training content, personal wellness data and training. ‘entertainment options, including Netflix. Heated to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, the 92-foot rooftop infinity pool allows guests to swim while taking in the stunning views of Melbourne all year.
The Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands also hosts the first Club M executive lounge in Australia. Designed to mimic a residential style living room, the 24 hour lounge is the perfect space to relax, socialize or meet on business. The M Club is open to Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador Elite Marriott Bonvoy members and guests who stay on the Executive Floors, offering complimentary breakfast, refreshments throughout the day, and evening cocktails. The adjoining outdoor terrace offers rare outdoor space in the heart of the Docklands.
The hotel inspires new ways of thinking, fuels curiosity and fosters collaboration in five state-of-the-art function and meeting spaces. Over 4,000 square feet of event space is available, with contemporary styling and cutting edge technology, and an abundance of natural light, making it the perfect venue for business and social events.
“We are thrilled to finally open our doors to customers and help them find their best free space to succeed with our forward thinking, refreshed and refined style,” said Girish talreja, General Manager, Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands. âWe look forward to making our hotel a must-see for locals and visitors to the city with our unparalleled restaurants and our spectacular rooftop pool and bar. “
Marriott Hotels participates in Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program. Marriott Bonvoy members will earn points for their stay at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands and other hotels and resorts in Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, including all-inclusive resorts and premium home rentals, as well as through daily purchases with co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem their points for experiences such as future stays, Marriott Bonvoy Moments or through Partners for luxury goods from Marriott Bonvoy stores. With the Marriott Bonvoy app, members benefit from a level of personalization and a contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind.
About Marriott HotelsÂ®
With more than 590 hotels and resorts in more than 65 countries and territories around the world, Marriott Hotels evolves travel through all aspects of a guest’s stay, helping them relax, have a clear mind, and energize them. new ideas and anticipate the needs of travelers, leaving them inspired to reach their full potential. Bold transforming for mobile and international travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations including the Greatroom lobby and mobile guest services that elevate style, design and technology. To learn more, visit www.MarriottHotels.com. Stay connected to Marriott hotels on Facebook, @marriott on Twitter and @marriotthotels on Instagram. Marriott Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott BonvoyÂ®, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits, including free nights and recognition of Elite status. To register for free or for more information about the program, visit marriottbonvoy.com.
About Marriott BonvoyÂ®
Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio offers renowned hospitality in the world’s most memorable destinations, with 30 brands to suit every type of trip. Members can earn points for stays at hotels and resorts, including all-inclusive resorts and premium home rentals, and through daily purchases with co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem their points for experiences such as future stays, Marriott Bonvoy Moments or through Partners for luxury goods from Marriott Bonvoy stores. To register for free or for more information on Marriott Bonvoy, visit marriottbonvoy.com.
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