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Melbourne’s Docklands precinct will play home to the first new-build Australian Marriott hotel in almost 20 years with the five-star Marriott Melbourne Docklands property on the horizon for 2019.
Part of a $250 million development project and subject to planning approvals, the hotel will reside on Waterfront Way atop the existing Harbour Town shopping centre and Waterfront City, complete with a rooftop infinity pool plus bar and dining areas open to the public.
Roughly 200 rooms are earmarked for the Docklands hotel in addition to 260 residential apartments spanning 36 levels, which the company is building in partnership with Capital Alliance.
“The vibrant culinary scene and unique culture makes this property an ideal addition to our Australian portfolio of properties,” said Raj Menon, Marriott International CEO Asia Pacific (excl. Greater China).
“Australia will continue to be a vital part of our growth strategy and the Marriott brand will continue with further expansion in 2016,” he added.
Marriott Rewards members will be able to earn and redeem points at the hotel with all members receiving free in-room WiFi and Gold and Platinum Elite cardholders entitled to their usual perks including room upgrades, breakfast and free local calls.
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