UPDATE | The new Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport is getting closer to welcoming its first guests with external construction of the nine-storey property now completed ahead of final fitout works taking place inside.
That includes getting the guest rooms painted and installing furnishings, with an official opening expected by late June this year.
Mantra Sydney Airport "will be a contemporary iteration of an airport hotel and will mirror how people typically interact at an airport, featuring a 24/7 atmosphere and service, informal meeting spaces and a relaxed dining and service culture," said Mantra Group CEO Bob East.
"We expect our loyal Mantra guests will readily embrace this new hotel and the hotel’s dynamic food and beverage offering will distinguish it as a standout in the area," East added.
The property is best-located for passengers taking domestic flights from Sydney's Terminals 2 and 3 which are within walking distance, rather than travellers departing internationally from the other side of the airport.
PREVIOUS, IN BRIEF | Sydney Airport will play home to another hotel this year with the construction of a new Mantra property on Ross Smith Avenue, just around the corner from Terminals 2 and 3 which are used by Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Tigerair and Rex for domestic flights.
With 136 rooms, construction of the ‘limited service’ hotel kicks off in April 2016: adjacent to the existing 199-room Ibis Budget Sydney Airport hotel and within walking distance of both passenger terminals:
“Sydney Airport aims to provide customers with more choice and value by offering a diverse range of hotel products close to our terminals,” said Sydney Airport MD and CEO Kerrie Mather.
“With 39 million passengers a year and growing, our Hotel Development Strategy seeks to address strong demand for quality accommodation options at Sydney Airport,” added Mather.
Hotel guests will enjoy modern room furnishings, an on-site bar and a “dynamic food and beverage offering”, adding to Mantra Group’s existing and growing portfolio of 127 hotels worldwide.
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