Accor opens Mövenpick hotel in Melbourne, brand set to debut in Brisbane too – Travel Weekly
The Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer is now open and delights first-time guests with its daily ‘chocolate hour’ and stylish rooms and suites.
This opening brings the Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts brand to Melbourne and is the second Mövenpick hotel of parent company Accor in Australia.
The 172-room Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer forms the six-level podium of the remarkable 78-story Premier Tower development at the meeting point of Melbourne’s iconic Spencer and Bourke streets in the CBD.
An ode to Melbourne’s vibrant art scene, the hotel showcases a collection of works by outstanding local photographers, including Steve Scalone and Sean McDonald.
Located on levels one through six, each intuitively designed room and suite exudes understated elegance.
A good night’s sleep is guaranteed with premium linens and blackout curtains, while modern bathrooms focus on well-being with rainfall showers and thoughtful bath and body products from YUNI Beauty. .
With the brand’s heritage and rich culinary offerings inextricably linked to its origins in Switzerland, a region famous for its chocolate, the Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer dedicates an hour each afternoon to Chocolate Hour.
From 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, hotel guests can enjoy free treats, such as chocolate petits fours, churros, mini ice cream cones, and ice cream sandwiches.
To satisfy serious chocolate lovers, guests can choose to enhance their Chocolate Hour experience by purchasing chocolate infused cocktails or the hotel’s Mövenpick Perfect Chocolate Glaze.
Celebrating Mövenpick’s more than 70-year culinary heritage, the hotel is home to two unique dining venues.
Miss Mi Restaurant and Bar offers an exotic taste journey through Asia, while a dedicated Mövenpick Café serves the brand’s signature ice cream, as well as baristas-brewed coffee and local artisan chocolates.
The hotel is dedicated to wellness with a dedicated leisure floor featuring a 25-meter swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and well-equipped gym. Open until 10 p.m., this is one of the few hotel pools in Melbourne where guests can swim at night.
Accor Pacific CEO Simon McGrath said: “Melbourne is an ideal location for our Mövenpick hotel brand, and we are delighted to unveil our second Mövenpick hotel in Australia.
“This investment benefits the local community by providing an even greater choice of accommodation options for visitors to Melbourne and loyal Accor customers.
“With its impressive array of culinary offerings and charming interiors, this hotel enriches Melbourne’s incredible hospitality offering.”
McGrath said that while the recent Melbourne foreclosure impacted the property’s opening date, it also gave Accor time to hone the finer details of the hotel offering.
“We are confident that the Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer will attract more visitors to Melbourne, as travelers, whether leisure or business, want hotels that offer authentic style and genuine customer service,” a- he declared.
Accor also announced its intention to open Brisbane’s first Mövenpick hotel in partnership with private development group Keylin.
The internationally acclaimed hotel brand will debut in Brisbane at 447 Gregory Terrace in Spring Hill, the city’s oldest suburb, bordering the Brisbane CBD and 65 hectares of Victoria Parklands.
The 96-room Mövenpick Hotel Brisbane Spring Hill will open in 2024 and promises to delight and delight guests with its lavish art deco-inspired interiors, restaurant, bars, 25-meter swimming pool, fitness center. shape, his daily chocolate hour and an assortment of other Mövenpick’s signature offerings.
It will also include conference rooms that can accommodate over 100 people.